Florian is CEO of Usersnap which helps digital businesses to get feedback, track issues, and create successful products. Companies like Google, Facebook, Dow Jones, and Microsoft trust Usersnap to get actionable insights. Florian is an enthusiastic entrepreneur and founded several companies. He has over a decade hands-on experience building SaaS businesses and delivers on rapid organizational expansion. Most recently, he has been participating in the Salesforce Incubator to launch Usersnap globally.
John James is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Engine: a cloud-based eCommerce platform focused on creating the best experience for both merchants and consumers.A serial eCommerce entrepreneur, John started his first eCommerce business in his college dorm room in 1994 and financed his medical school education with the proceeds. Since then, he has built and sold multiple businesses including Acumen Brands: a company that raised $100 million in venture capital as it grew to dominate the country wear market in the late 2000's.
Hoala Greevy is the Founder CEO of Paubox, a B2B SaaS startup that focuses on being the easiest way to send and receive HIPAA compliant email. The company is located in San Francisco and has over 1,000 customers in all 50 states. Hoala likes to go kayak fishing on his spare time.
Dave Nevogt is the co-founder of Hubstaff.com which helps teams communicate better through automatic time tracking and activity tracking. Heâ€™s been running online businesses since he was 23, and now manages a team of 40 remote employees. Dave has been honored as one of Indianapolisâ€™s top 40 under 40 entrepreneurs, and focuses on teaching others to manage remote teams.
Sid Sijbrandij is the CEO and co-founder of GitLab, a software company that supports the entire DevOps lifecycle in a single application. Originally a computer programmer for a personal submarine company, Sid was first introduced to GitLab while working as a (self-taught) Ruby programming developer. Under Sid's leadership, GitLab has grown from 49 to 267 employees, closed $20 million in Series B funding and delivered on promises to solve the complete developer lifecycle.
Marc Kirshbaum is a business leader, strategic advisor and board member to companies in healthcare, software and information technology. Marc is retained by investors, founders and CEOs to build, grow and turn around businesses that will deliver sustainable and measurable results for investors, employees and customers. Marc has been serving as the CEO of Sococo since August 2017.
Alan Trefler is a visionary leader, a technology change-agent, an innovative
philanthropist, a chess master, and a trusted advisor to business
executives around the world. He founded Pegasystems to change the way
the world builds software. Today, the company employees nearly 4,500
people around the world and has a market cap of almost $5B.
Nadav Kidron is the CEO & Director of Oramed Pharmaceuticals, which he co-founded in 2006 to bring oral insulin to the millions of people with diabetes. Kidron holds a bachelor’s degree in law and an international MBA. He’s a member of the Israeli Advanced Technology Industries, and an international lecturer on Israel’s entrepreneurial and innovative culture.
As the CEO of Assembla, Paul Lynch is responsible for driving the strategic direction of the company. Prior to Assembla, Paul held multiple executive roles within cloud businesses where he drove revenue growth and international expansion. Paul has a Marketing degree from Dublin City University and is fluent in Spanish.
A tech entrepreneur who is always up to something. Studied at IIT Kharagpur (India) and started the career as a software engineer at Cisco. Moved into product management role there and then joined a small startup Calm.io. Calm.io got acquired by Nutanix. Has witnessed the Nutanix IPO and has a software patent filed in his name. Currently, he is working on his new venture Clappia that bridges the business apps innovation gap.
Reena, a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist, interestingly dove into entrepreneurship when most women take a career break, after her first child was born. She began with a staffing company, Avankia, then moved on to TargetRecruit, the most innovative talent management platform built on the Salesforce platform, that modernizes the recruiting cycle at organizations, from front to back office. Reena was featured as CRN's 2016 Women of the Channel, in Entrepreneur Magazine, Power 50 Solution Providers and much more. From supporting girls education to providing job opportunities to stay-at-home mom's at her firm, Reena always strives to do her part to support women. In this pursuit, she has embarked on the journey of Mom Relaunch- an initiative to bring women on a career break back into the workforce. Mom Relaunch is a one-stop solution for moms to have a fulfilling and sustainable career in the HR and IT industry.
Rytis Lauris is the Co-founder and CEO of Omnisend, the powerful marketing automation platform that’s focused on moving ecommerce marketers beyond the generic email marketing tools. Rytis is a successful entrepreneur who has spent the last 10 years building and driving a few startups which has brought him to ecommerce field.
Vivek co-founded Movable Ink in 2010 and has led the company through rapid growth to a leading market position with 200+ employees serving 500 of the most innovative consumer brands. Through his leadership, Movable Ink is helping digital marketers embrace a visual world with intelligent creative that adapts at the moment of engagement.
Prior to co-founding Movable Ink, Vivek headed Eastern North America and EMEA sales for Engine Yard. Earlier in his career, he held senior engineering roles at Blue Martini and Cisco Systems. Vivek graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Harry has extensive contacts and experience in Canada's capital markets. He served as Managing Director of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. from 1985 to 2015 and as Managing Director of Espresso Capital from 2015 to 2017, investing in and advising startups in the technology and natural resources sectors. A cryptocurrency evangelist since 2013, Harry is the founding CEO at HIVE and is responsible for the company's overall vision.
Shane Snow is an award-winning journalist, celebrated entrepreneur, and the bestselling author of Smartcuts and the forthcoming DREAM TEAMS (June 2018), as well as the co-author of The Storytelling Edge. He is co-founder of the content technology company Contently, which helps creative people and companies tell great stories together, and serves on the board of the Contently Foundation for Investigative Journalism.
Snow's writing has appeared in Fast Company, Wired, The New Yorker, and dozens more top publications. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a recipient of Columbia University's Innovator Award for furthering the cause of journalism. He’s been called a “Wunderkind” by The New York Times, a “Digital Maverick” by Details, and his work “Insanely addicting” by GQ—though he wishes they had been talking about his abs.
David Keil is the Chief Executive Officer of QASymphony and serves on the Board of Directors. Prior to joining QASymphony in June, 2014 he was CEO of Digistrive, an e-commerce software company that as acquired by Deem in 2014. Previously, Mr. Keil was the Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Broadband Services (“IBBS”), a software and services company (owned by private equity firm Pamlico Capital) serving the cable broadband industry. During Mr. Keil's four-year tenure at IBBS, the company doubled in size to nearly $40 million.
Prior to joining IBBS in 2007, he served as Chief Strategy Officer and later as Senior Vice President and General Manager of ChoicePoint, a NYSE global information services provider (acquired by Lexis Nexis) where he ran the $140 million Government Services division. Before joining ChoicePoint, he served as Executive Vice President for Novient, an enterprise software vendor. He also spent five years as a Managing Director at the investment bank Robinson Humphrey (now SunTrust Robinson Humphrey).
Rob Fuggetta is the world's leading Advocate marketing expert.
Rob Fuggetta (pronounced Few-jetta) is the author of Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force (John H. Wiley & Sons, Inc.), and Founder/CEO of Zuberance, the leading full-service Advocate marketing company.
Alex is an intellectually curious life-hacker, software developer, and small business owner based in downtown Austin. Formerly a Management Consultant with Accenture, he currently runs Austin Data Solutions, a five-person consultancy specializing in solving business problems with some of the latest technologies.
Avi is the CEO and Co-Founder of TravelPerk, a ground-breaking business travel platform offering companies of any size, a one-stop-shop to book and manage all their travel in one place. TravelPerk is one of the fastest-growing tech startups in the world (http://saas1000.com/ we're number 4), and raised $30m from some of the world's leading investors including Spark Capital, investors in Twitter, Slack and Trello as well as Felix Capital, Target Global, LocalGlobe, Sunstone, Amplo and others. Prior to founding TravelPerk, Avi was Co-Founder of Hotel Ninjas, which was acquired by Booking.com in 2014, and VP Product at Budgetplaces, which was acquired by Palamon in 2011. Avi started writing code when he was 12 years old, holds an MBA from IESE, and is a recognized travel-tech thought leader and a frequent speaker at industry events. He lived in three countries and speaks English, French, Spanish, Hebrew, and Klingon.
Andrew is the Co-CEO of Aperture, a real estate tech and investment company that has systematized the acquisition, rehabilitation and sale of distressed residential real estate across the US and is producing unlevered IRRs in excess of 50%. Aperture is launching its Property Coin ICO (security token), the first professionally managed portfolio of real estate assets and loans available via the blockchain to help fund the growth of its existing business. Prior to forming Aperture, Andrew was co-head of capital markets at the largest fix and flip operator in the US and before that was an investment banker focused on the residential real estate and mortgage industries for 12+ years. Andrew graduated from Babson College with a major in Finance.
Sunil is Founder and CEO of Perkville, a rewards platform for local businesses. He started Perkville to help SMBs compete with large companies by giving them a powerful, yet affordable program. He now works with companies of all sizes with over 2,000 locations and 1 million consumers participating each month.
Eyal Grayevsky is the CEO and Co-founder of Mya Systems (formerly FirstJob), creators of Mya, the industry's leading AI recruiter. His 12+ years of experience co-managing his family's recruiting agency and operating FirstJob inspired him to solve the major inefficiencies in the recruiting space. Prior to Mya Systems, Eyal co-founded FirstJob, a job site for companies looking to attract, engage and hire qualified early-career talent from the company's network of over 11M active millennial job seekers. Eyal is also a Founding Partner at DoubleTap Ventures, a community of startup founders that provides an environment for entrepreneurs to share advice. He received his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Colorado.
Guillaume Moubeche is Co-founder & CEO at lemlist.com. He's a SaaS lover with a passion for Growth Hacking and traveled the world for a year using social networks to stay at locals' for free. He holds 2 Masters degrees, one in Chemical Engineering and one in Marketing.
Will Herman is an entrepreneur, active angel investor, corporate director and startup mentor. He has started and managed five companies, resulting in two IPOs and two corporate sales. Will has also invested in over seventy startups, sat on the boards of twenty and has advised over a hundred more.