Mark Geene, co-founder & CEO of Cloud Elements, is recognized as a leading visionary for unifying the world's APIs by defining the first API Integration platform. This revolution of API integration is the next frontier in API Management as developers address the challenge of consuming millions of disparate private and public APIs.
Founder and CPO of Mailtrack.io. Previously founder of Panoramio.com (acquired by Google) and partner at Loquo.com (acquired by eBay). Background in Psychology/UX.
Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Treehouse. His mission is to create the future of education, so he can help as many people as possible. He's also obsessed with Spartan Racing.
Taro co-founded Fond in 2012 and serves as the CEO. Born and raised in Tokyo, Taro is a Y Combinator graduate and part of the first Japanese team ever to be admitted to the program. He studied Law at Keio University in Tokyo and was named one of Business Insider's "Silicon Valley 100: The Coolest People in Tech Right Now."
Ex BCG, EY with a PhD from EBS Frankfurt and grad degree from IIT Bombay.
Ex board member at think tanks working in complexity science and Innovation management.
Advisor to Government and Big Pharma in future management and Digital.
Teaches at B schools, key note speaker, published in scientific and management Journals, coauthored a Book; In editorial boards of scientific journals.
Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds.
Reuben Malz founded GlobalVision in 1990. A friend in the printing industry told him about quality issues he was facing, and Reuben became interested in solving his problem. He founded GlobalVision to respond to the lack of quality control in commercial printing. The company grew from there, moving with the changing technologies and adding inspection capabilities that now cover the entire printing process.
Erik Harrell is the Chief Executive Officer of Kahoot!, the global game-based learning platform with more than 50 million users.
Prior to that, Erik held several C level roles for more than 10 years at Opera Software (COO, CFO, CSO) and VP roles at J.P. Morgan & Co. in New York.
Erik is also an angel investor and has extensive experience as a board member of organizations such as the board of the Alliance Venture Spring Fund, a leading V.C. fund in Norway, with $100 million under management. He was also on the board of Opera Softwareâ€™s joint venture in China.
Erik has an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and an MA and BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from The Johns Hopkins University.
Originally from the U.S., Erik lives in Oslo, Norway, is a passionate tennis player, and is a father of three children.
Jimmy Kim is the CEO and the co-founder of Sendlane - an email automation company. Over the past 8+ years as a digital marketer, his need for a reliable platform that understands digital marketers, lead him to build his own platform just 4 years ago.
Since opening doors in just 2 years, he's helped over 30,000 businesses and entrepreneurs deliver their messages to their subscribers and followers, with heavy focus on digital marketers, eCommerce owners, and affiliate marketers.
Tom Kemp is co-founder and chief executive officer at Centrify. Under his leadership, the company has become one of the fastest growing security vendors in the industry with over 5,000 customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50.
Prior to Centrify, Kemp held various executive, technical and marketing roles at NetIQ Corporation, Compuware Corporation, EcoSystems Software, and Oracle Corporation. Mr. Kemp was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at leading venture capital firm Mayfield.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and History from the University of Michigan.
Chris Hall, the CEO of Bynder has grown his company to over 200 employees with six international offices in just 3 years. He first conceptualized Bynder in 2010, while working to establish a web development company, Label A (still in business). In 2012, the Bynder was incorporated and by early 2013 had a license for business.
Chris is an entrepreneur at heart, has successfully setup and scaled multiple SaaS companies, Bynder being most notable to date. Chris built these companies on the belief that young people, with the right attitude and coaching can achieve great results. Chris is currently a coach and mentor for young entrepreneurs, interested in tech and startups.
Marcin Kleczynski is the CEO and co-founder of Malwarebytes. Kleczynski co-founded Malwarebytes in 2008. By 2014, Malwarebytes had treated over 250 million computers worldwide. Kleczynski was named one of Forbes Magazine's '30 Under 30' Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology in 2015.
Pierre-Loic Assayag is the CEO and Co-Founder of Traackr. A veteran of the internet economy, Pierre-Loic is focused on using technology as an instrument of change and innovation to transform companies and industries as he did successively at Viant (first internet pure play consultancy), Invivia (seamless computing), Optaros (SaaS implementation for e-commerce), and now at Traackr. He sees Traackr, and the underlying practice of influencer marketing the company founded, as a catalyst for inevitable change for all organizations to regain the trust and attention of their customers.
Fred Shilmover is the CEO and co-founder of InsightSquared. He has helped grow the sales intelligence company from a single spreadsheet into one of Boston's premiere tech startups. Prior to founding InsightSquared, Fred was a corporate development associate with Salesforce Ventures and before that he held several key roles at Bessemer Venture Partners including associate and Director of IT. He is a board member of TUGG, an organization that brings together tech entrepreneurs with social enterprises that support at-risk youth. Fred received his B.A. from Tufts and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is an mediocre triathlete and runner, but he tries hard. In fact, he managed to complete the last three Boston Marathons. He enjoys turning large pieces of wood into small ones. Fred is also an avid wakeboarder.
Prior to coming to RingLead, Chris founded and presided over one of the fastest growing divisions at CA Technologies the Security and Storage Division. Chris served as Senior Vice President of the division. Chris also founded Total Defense, a cloud-based endpoint security company for consumer, SMB, and enterprise. Following his time at Total Defense, Chris served as President of Teq's cloud-based SaaS educational platform. Teq was one of the first companies to build a robotics program for New York and New Jersey schools. Teq remains one of the largest independent educational resellers.
Chris is married to his wonderful wife, Denise Hickey. Together they have two beautiful children, Lauren and Tyler. Chris is involved in many charities and is a major supporter of the National Center of Missing & Exploited Children.
One of Chris' first objectives as CEO was to create a performance-based culture and ensure that all RingLead employees are eligible for equity stake at RingLead upon meeting their expectations. Chris is a huge advocate of performance-based cultures and has successfully introduced the culture at the last three companies he lead.
Chris is devoted to increasing the productivity of your company by bringing you an end-to-end, industry-leading data management solution, and world-class customer support.
Matt Mullenweg, co-founder, WordPress; founder & CEO, Automattic
Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of the open-source blogging platform, WordPress, the most popular publishing platform on the web, and the founder & CEO of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, and Jetpack. Additionally, Matt runs Audrey Capital, an investment and research company.
He has been recognized for his leadership and success by Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, Inc Magazine, TechCrunch, Fortune, Fast Company, Wired, University Philosophical Society, and Vanity Fair.
Matt is originally from Houston, Texas, where he attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and studied jazz saxophone. In his spare time, Matt is an avid photographer. Matt splits time between Houston, New York, and San Francisco.
As the founder and CEO of ShareASale, Brian has connected thousands of merchants and affiliates alike, ensuring mutual profitability while preserving the spirit and core values of the affiliate marketing industry. Since 2000, his leadership and vision have helped shape the industry into what it is today. ShareASale currently supports over 4,000 retailers on the ShareASale Network, working strategically with its clients, both on the advertising and publishing end, to maximize their individual potential. Brian is a three-time winner of the Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Award for Affiliate Marketing Advocate of the Year, and has served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Performance Marketing Association. In January 2017, ShareASale was acquired by global Affiliate Marketing network Awin.
Ryan Smith co-founded Qualtrics in 2002 with the goal of making sophisticated research simple. Ryan is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is a frequent guest lecturer at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Business and Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Founded Timeslips - grew to 10m sold for 8 figures, CEO of Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes Business Breakthroughs Int'l then wrote my book: The Invisible Organization and now I build Certification Programs.
George has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the enterprise software space.
Prior to Jitterbit, George was a founding member of C3, a Tom Siebel venture focused on energy and carbon management. Previously, George was vice president of worldwide sales at Cast Iron Systems, leading global field operations for the integration appliance vendor prior to its acquisition by IBM. George has also served as regional vice president at Oracle and Siebel Systems, leading the most successful sales team in the history of the company.
RedSeal's network modeling and risk scoring platform is the foundation for enabling enterprise networks to be resilient to cyber events. Government agencies and Global 2000 companies rely on RedSeal to help them improve their overall security posture, accelerate incident response and increase the productivity of their security and network teams.
I had built a successful record label and toured the world before turning 24. Then, I was diagnosed with end stage kidney failure. Today, I run a digital agency which works with exciting early stage companies and I want to inspire people to find their purpose through the pain.
Intense, boisterous, imaginative. Brendan King, CEO of Vendasta is the innovative force of the company. Constantly in discussion with partners, Brendan is committed to finding new ways to help enhance brand awareness, increase revenue and drive down cost of acquisition. Itâ€™s his ability to look at the big picture while maintaining quality on the finest details that ensures Vendasta's success.