Amit Kothari (CEO) spent a decade in London, at the cutting edge of collaboration technologies for the enterprise. His clients were the worlds' largest companies, law firms and government entities. After seeing the problems with emerging chat tools, he realised that the disruption of this industry depended on combining unstructured chat with structured processe. Processes help every business scale their operations and chatting on Slack or project management is not the same as process management. The result of all this was Tallyfy, which has raised $1.3m to date from top investors in Silicon Valley and elsewhere â€“ including 500 Startups and Alchemist Accelerator.
Before joining plista, Gagnon worked for PwC both in Canada and Germany. In his last role he served as Manager Strategy Consulting in Berlin advising tech companies on their international expansion. He also acted as a Member of the Executive Committee of the Canada China Business Council and brings many years of experience in various strategy and international business development roles at Bombardier Inc.
Stefan is co-founder of Userbrain and Simplease, and he started working with his other three co-founders, Andreas, Markus and Mathias, back in 2009 when they were still studying information design in Graz, Austria. Stefan teaches user experience, usability and design to students and clients and gives talks on these topics.
Ran Geva is a serial entrepreneur with over two decades of hands-on experience in software development and leadership positions. After founding Omgili, a search engine for online discussions, and co-founding Buzzilla, one of the top web monitoring and analysis companies in Israel, he went on to co-found Webhose.io - a leading global provider of structured web data, where he serves as CEO and lead technologist.
Raj brought 10 years of enterprise and entrepreneurial experience with him when he co-founded BloomReach. Before launching the company, he was entrepreneur-in-residence at Mohr-Davidow Ventures. Prior to that, Raj served as Cisco's director of product marketing and was on the founding team of telecom company FirstMark/LambdaNet, which grew to $80 million in run-rate revenue. Raj also worked in technology investment banking at Lazard Freres. He holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His thoughts on navigating the challenges of high-growth startups can be found on his blog at DeDatta.com.
Greg Silverman, is CEO of Concentric, a software company that licenses Concentric Market, a simulator that improves your planning processes and forecasting capabilities. Previously, he was Global Managing Director, Analytics and Valuation, for Interbrand. He is author of Turning Complexity into Strategic Advantage and the Interbrand Top 100 Brands Report.
Kreg is committed to creating extraordinary experiences. He is best known for founding SpinGo, a robust event platform powering 5,500 entertainment apps and delivering live event content for more than 7 million events nationwide. SpinGo is dedicated to providing integrated solutions for its 350,000+ registered event makers, enabling them to efficiently list, promote, and optimize their events. SpinGo was named Internet Company of the Year, Tech Startup of the Year, and Fastest Growing Tech Company of the Year. In April 2017, he founded Aktify, a customer acquisition engine that qualifies and reactivates prospects through goodwill experience marketing.
William Richards is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in large enterprise systems design and development. A software architect by trade, William has been building web based technology since the late 90s and has held senior technology positions in companies ranging from startups to agencies to global enterprises.
Brandon is the head honcho at Craft CMS, the word's least worst content management system. He lives in outdoorsy Bend, Oregon despite his preference to be hunched over a computer, and he'd rather not learn the definition of of a millennial out of fear that he is one.
With over 20 years as a senior executive at Fortune 500, Silicon Valley tech companies specializing in software, hardware, internet and mobile apps, Babak has grown businesses from millions to billions in revenue. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Stanford Management and Entrepreneurship program, and holds a BSEE/CS from SJSU.
Jay is Chairman & CEO at Zenefits. He brings more than 20 years of experience in leading both public and private technology companies. Previously, Jay served as CEO of Ooyala, and Agile Software. Before that, Jay was a senior executive at both PeopleSoft and SAP. Jay is a member of the Global Leadership Council at the Lucas Graduate School and College of Business at San Jose State University.
Brian Reale is a serial entrepreneur. Prior to founding ProcessMaker Brian founded and later sold Unete Telecom, a long distance voice and data carrier in South America. Brian graduated from Duke University in 1993 and was a Fulbright scholar in linguistics in Ecuador 1994.
Being one of Forbes' & Influencive.com's Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30, Jeremy C. Adams is not timid to climb the ladder of ultimate success. Armed with an impressive background in sales & digital marketing, at 22 years old, Jeremy went on to become the founder of Prestige Food Trucks, along with launching many other successful businesses including one with Kevin Harrington, a past investor from Shark Tank. Today Jeremy is focused on an exciting new venture with his close friend, Maxwell Finn, called Unicorn IQ.
A serial entrepreneur, CEO and public company senior executive with 20 years of experience inInternet technology, VoIP, online marketing, eCommerce and mobile applications.
Chris Ingham Brooke is the founder and CEO of Pub Ocean, a venture-backed technology company that helps digital publishing become profitable. Our mission is to provide publishers with the toolkit to automate and simplify audience development and ad operations, ultimately creating better content and building more sustainable companies.
Vijay has led the creation of market leading integration technologies for over 25 years. Prior to Workato, he was the CEO of Qik, a consumer video communications company acquired by Skype. Before Qik, he helped create two multi-billion dollar integration products. He was part of the team that created world's first middleware platform, TIB (The Information Bus) at Teknekron Software Systems, which was acquired by Reuters Plc, in 1994. He was also on the founding team and SVP, Engineering of TIBCO through its IPO. As Chief Strategy Officer, he then helped launch Oracle's Fusion Middleware platform in 2005.
Sati is a seasoned entrepreneur who loves building product, growing people and delivering customer value. He has both enterprise and start-up experience that enables him to transform an idea into a scalable company. He founded Zenkraft (the leading shipping platform for Salesforce), Eversauce (CRM for PR industry) and most recently OneMob, which has earned the support of Salesforce Ventures and was awarded Gartner Cool Vendor and Aragon Hot Vendor. OneMob makes video recording, sending and tracking easy for any professional, with powerful integrations into platforms like Salesforce, Cisco Spark, LinkedIn and more. Before starting OneMob, Sati spent 8 years at salesforce.com, where he built and grew the AppExchange from an idea to 2000 apps.
Designer and entrepreneur who loves solving problems using technology.
Jake Atwood is the Founder & CEO of BuzzBuilder. He's also an author and keynote speaker who is focused on helping companies discover new ways to attract customers and grow their business. He enjoys disrupting the status quo and his ebooks and blogs have been read by more than 500,000 people worldwide.
Joshua Tillman began building DialSource in 2005, while studying at the University of California, Davis, to seal the gap between business and consumers through analytics and automation. The engineering firm has since changed the way modern enterprises communicate, earning Product of the Year honors in 2016 and 2017. Tillman received the Sacramento Business Journal '40 Under 40' award in 2016.
Murry founded Metrilo in 2014 to help eCommerce store owners grow their businesses. Other than spending lots of time with his customers and his team, he love to do trail running in the beautiful Vitosha mountain.
I'm the CEO of Apptimize! We're probably installed on your phone right now because we work with top 10 apps in every category in 100+ countries. Prior to co-founding Apptimize, I led the Fixed Income Quantitative Strategies team at GETCO after studying Math with CS at MIT.
Mark Grether is CEO of Sizmek. He focuses on guiding the company, and accelerating the growth of the business. Before Sizmek, Mark was cofounder and global COO of Xaxis. Under his leadership, Xaxis grew into the world's largest programmatic media company, with over $1 billion in revenue in five years.
Eric Frankel is an innovative business leader with a proven track record in both traditional media and new-and-emerging technologies. He is the CEO and founder of AdGreetz, the industry's leading SaaS video personalization platform that is disrupting the $560b advertising marketplace by empowering brands worldwide to build stronger relationships with customers and exponentially increase engagement, activation and revenue by deploying billions of never-before-available, hyper-relevant, one-to-one, personalized video and display ads and messages, utilizing brand, social, third-party, geo/browser, publisher and user-generated data, delivered on the Internet and mobile via 18 channels. Prior to AdGreetz, spent 20-plus years at Warner Bros., most recently serving as President of Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution (2000-2008). There he created new strategic architecture in the broadcast, cable and pay-TV landscapes, as well as advancements in new technologies including: VOD, HD and the internet. Frankel made numerous record-breaking sales and ground-breaking deals at WB.