Aydin Acar is the Co-Founder and CEO of Influenster, the leading product discovery and reviews platform, and was recently recognized by Entrepreneur as one of 25 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40 Who Are Creating the Next Big Thing.
Fredrik Skantze is CEO and co-founder of Funnel.io. Prior to starting Funnel he was co-founder of the automotive e-tailer Autoquake in London and worked as Product Director for mobile internet pioneer Openwave in San Francisco. He holds an MBA from Stanford and a Masters Degree in Engineering from MIT.
Sam Saltis is a technology entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in growing online companies and executing digital strategies. Sam is currently the founder and CEO at Core dna, a SaaS Digital experience platform (DXP) that is disrupting the way website properties are built and managed.
Aaron Fulkerson is an information technology businessman and co-founder of MindTouch, Inc. Fulkerson helped pioneer the open core business model, collaborative networks, and the application of Web Oriented Architecture to enterprise software. Prior to co-founding MindTouch, Aaron was a member of Microsoft's Advanced Strategies and Policies division and worked on distributed systems research.
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Steve Hartert is Chief Marketing Officer at JotForm.com, with responsibility for marketing programs, brand management and corporate partnerships. Prior to joining JotForm, he was president of Hartert and Associates, a marketing consultancy that worked with B2B and B2C companies. Steve has more than 25 years of marketing management experience.
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Robert Haydock has a background in the performance optimization of digital marketing and advertising campaigns. He co-founded Zembula in 2016 after seeing a need for a new marketing format that intrigued consumers. Zembula has quickly found its place in the market by delivering consistently better engagement than traditional marketing techniques.
Alan is Chief Executive Officer at Digilant, the paid media arm of ispDigital, in charge of the company's business development and expansion worldwide. He is also President of ispDigital, responsible for Sales, Human Resources and Compliance.
As CEO of WebPT, Nancy Ham is focused on guiding the company through its next phase of growth, bringing with her a wealth of experience in developing, growing, and operating private and public healthcare IT companies.
During her robust career, she has achieved powerful results in healthcare IT and was named one of Health IT's 25 Most Powerful Women Thought Leaders by HealthData Management. Prior to WebPT, Nancy served as CEO of Healthagen Population Health Solutions, an Aetna company. There, she oversaw several tech businesses, including Medicity, the market leader in clinical data exchange and interoperability. Nancy also previously served as CEO, president, and a director of MedVentive (later acquired by McKesson), and has held executive roles at Sentillion, ProxyMed, Healtheon/WebMD, and ActaMed Corporation.
Matt Straz is the founder and CEO at Namely, the leading HR platform for mid-sized companies. Matt has grown Namely to over 900 clients, 140,000 users, and has raised $157.8M from leading investors. Prior to Namely, Matt was co-founder of Pictela, an ad tech company he sold to AOL in 2010.
Founder and CEO at Tagove. Loves to research in AI, Machine Learning, chatbots, NLP, neuroscience.
Trip Adler is an American entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform. Trip grew up in Palo Alto, California and graduated from Harvard University. Scribd was launched in 2007. Scribd has over 80 million monthly readers and 500K subscribers.
Jonathan is the founder and lead developer of Tumult Hype. He's always had one foot in the programming world and the other in visual arts. He previously was an engineering manager at Apple on various macOS projects. Jonathan was born in St. Louis, educated at Purdue, and now resides in San Francisco.
Ralph Dangelmaier is the CEO of BlueSnap, a leading global e-commerce payments company. He is a 'FinTech payment veteran' with a wealth of experience creating innovative product solutions for retailers and financial institutions worldwide. He has a strong track record of growing private and public companies, both organically and through M&A activity.
Ralph formerly served as the President of ACI Worldwide, a billion-dollar global provider of payment software and solutions. Before joining ACI, Ralph was the CEO of P&H Solutions who in 1997 pioneered internet banking for businesses. He grew the VC-backed company to be the leader in the space. Ralph's career has focused on using technology to innovate and simplify payments for businesses and consumers around the world.
He has authored numerous articles leading to television and speaking appearances, including features on Bloomberg, NPR, 21st Century TV with Donald Trump Jr., WEEI Radio with Barry Armstrong, World Business Review with Alexander Haig, New England Cable News, PYMNTS.com, and Cowen PayFac Reporting. He has also written popular guest posts in TechCrunch, GigaOm, TechCity News, and VentureBeat.
Ralph is frequently invited to speak at industry and investment conferences that focus on payments, mobile, and technology. His speaking engagements include Zuora Subscribed, PYMNTS Innovation Conference, Card Not Present Expo, Mass Innovation Technology Exchange (MITX), Mobile Monday, TiECon East, Sibos, Goldman Sachs Future of Finance, William Blair, Credit Suisse Future of Commerce Payments, Gerson Lehman Group, Citi FinTech Conference, and Pacific Crest.
Dan Ruch is the Founder & CEO of Rocketrip, the leading tech platform for reducing corporate travel costs. Rocketrip motivates below policy spending by giving employees data-based trip budgets and letting them keep half of what they save. Venture-backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, Genacast Ventures, and Y Combinator, Rocketrip helps clients including GE, Edmunds, and Twitter create a positive culture around spend management.
Mr. Carlson is the founder and CEO of SharpSpring, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHSP), a next generation marketing automation platform. In his 20-year career, Carlson has held numerous sales, marketing, and product roles for Internet companies, and is considered an expert at sale and marketing.
uval is the CEO of Socialbakers. He has more than twenty years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive in both private and public companies. Before joining Socialbakers, Yuval served as CTO at Outbrain, the leading content discovery platform, managing a global team of 200 people. Prior to that Yuval spent 5 years as CTO at AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), where he played a key role in taking the company public. Before joining AVG, Yuval was CTO of the cybersecurity company Finjan, where he led six international groups. He is also the co-founder of the web application security software company, KaVaDo. Yuval is a graduate of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and a holder of 20 U.S. patents. He is a frequent commentator in the media and speaks regularly on technology topics.
Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity, is on a mission to simplify how enterprises provide secure and seamless digital experiences. In 2002, Andre founded Ping Identity with a vision of securing the Internet through identity. He recently sold his company to Vista Equity Partners. Before that, Andre co-founded and was CEO of Durand Communications, which was sold to Webb Interactive in 1998, and in 2002 he founded Jabber Inc., which was sold to Cisco in 2008.
Brian Halligan is Co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. He has co-authored two books, 'Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media', and 'Blogs Marketing Lessons From The Grateful Dead'. Recently, he's been writing about how to turn your startup into a scale-up. Top 10 Highest Rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014, 2015, and 2017. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of the Year in 2011 and an Inc. Founders 40 in 2016. Brian is a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School Of Management. His favorite charity is Camp Harbor View.
Michael is Co-Founder + CEO of CompStak. CompStak creates transparency in commercial real estate by gathering information that is hard to find, difficult to compile or otherwise unavailable. The world's largest brokerage firms and most preeminent real estate investors use CompStak's commercial real estate data to compare properties and make investment decisions.
Since launching CompStak in early 2012, Michael has helped navigate the company through tremendous growth, with $20 million raised, 70 markets launched, and a 50 person team. He has been named 30 Under 30 by Real Estate New York, and a Rising Star by The Real Deal.
Michael is a regular speaker on the future of commercial real estate, real estate technology, and data transparency. His speaking engagements include talks for the Urban Land Institute, the CCIM Institute, NAIOP, the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton, the GSAPP program at Columbia University, the Schack School at NYU, Drexel University and Babson College. Michael has also appeared on Fox Business and National Public Radio, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek and other notable publications.
Before starting CompStak, Michael led the NY metro data center practice for Grubb & Ellis, where he was named National Rookie of the Year. He graduated Babson College in 2005, where he led the Babson Entrepreneurial Exchange and was a member of the world's first live-in business incubator, the e-tower. Michael is also a proud alum of the 500 Startups accelerator in Mountain View, California.
Justin is responsible for SmartBear's strategic direction and overall operation. Prior to his role as CEO, Justin served as SmartBearâ€™s COO and President where he oversaw all sales, marketing, product management and strategy functions as well as execution for the company. Justin came to SmartBear from Bullhorn where he was COO.
I am from Hyderabad (South India). I studied BTech at JNTU (Hyderabad) and MS at University of Delaware.
I worked at AT&T for 2 years. In 1995, i joined Tony Thomas shortly after he founded Zoho Corporation (formerly Adventnet). In 2004, i then followed Tony when he launched another startup, which transformed to become Vtiger in 2007. I have been CEO at Vtiger since 2008.
Mike Zani is the CEO of The Predictive Index. He also runs a search fund called Phoenix Strategy Investments.
Mike was previously the CEO of LEDCO and ShapeUp.
Prior to running companies, Mike was the 1996 Olympic Sailing Team coach, and he was named Coach of the Year for the sport of sailing.
Raj is the co-founder & CEO of Recruiterbox, a saas recruiting software with 2100+ customers. He is fortunate to work with 35 passionate team members across two countries and has bootstrapped Recruiterbox over the last six years. He is also the author of prePARE, a hiring guide for founders and first-time managers.