Originally from Denver, Andrew studied history and was Phi Beta Kappa at Yale before dropping out his senior year to pursue RippleMatch. He listens to clients, runs sales, and is obsessed with helping students and companies find the right match.
I am the founder and chief software architect at Konnect Insights - a SaaS product that is widely used by many top brands and agencies. My core strengths are technology, marketing and sales. I started my career back in 2004 as a software programmer and when I started my company in 2012 I started donning many caps such as strategy, marketing, sales and legal. I have experience of working on financial domain and today I am a digital analytics expert.
From Slovenia/Europe. B.S. Electrical Engineering. 31 years old. This is our third startup. First failed miserably. Second became lifestyle business. Love sports and creativity. I'll produce a movie by 2025.
Born in USSR, got a war there, was refugee, moved to Ukraine, co-founded TemplateMonster.com. Grew it to 100M company and then sold out to PE.
Started Weblium to build a McDonalds in Web Design Industry. Married, four kids, two wife’s, three dogs, five homes, 10 700 phonebook contacts, 100 conferences a year, military business and lots of fun.
When the war started in Ukraine, founded the largest crowdfunding platform Peoplesproject.com to help wounded souldiers, became an advisor to the Minister of Defense, civil activist.
Recently started to join a blockchain world first as an advisor and planning to complete some government projects based on a blockchain.
In previous careers Nathan has been a designer, author, and blogger. After learning the power of email marketing he gave up a successful blogging career to build ConvertKit. Outside of work Nathan spends his time playing soccer, woodworking, and chasing after his two little boys.
Joe is a lifelong entrepreneur and founded two successful internet companies before Contently. In 2012, Joe and his co-founders were named to Inc.’s 30 Under 30 list.
CloudKPI is entrepreneur Maeve Kneafsey’s ( pron; May-V Kneef-Sea) fourth start up. Her latest venture addresses the frustrations involved in setting up and maintaining cross-business metrics for SaaS businesses, a segment growing to a multi-billion dollar value. CloudKPI, which is raising a seed round, has completed programs at Plug & Play Tech and Womens’ Start-Up Lab. Maeve previously founded Amas, Ireland’s first digital marketing and analytics agency (exit 2003), digital marketing agency Elucidate (exit 2015) and Fintech SaaS benchmarking solution MarketFinder.
A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin she now splits her time between offices in Dublin, Ireland and San Francisco, USA.
Dale Beaumont is an Award-Winning Technology Entrepreneur, International Speaker and the Author of 16 Best-Selling books. Dale started his first business at 19 and has been building companies ever since. One of those companies is now a multimillion dollar enterprise, which has enabled Dale to become an Investor, Philanthropist and to step foot in more than 80 countries. Today Dale is the founder and CEO of Bizversity – a revolutionary product, which gives you direct access to ‘The World’s Best Business Training. Anywhere, Anytime.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS), post graduate in project management and co-founder of Intuitive Intelligence, a CRO company sold in 2016 to PMWEB, a Wunderman Company. Entrepreneur for 10 years.
After Intuitive Intelligence exit, founded Intellibrand, a leading B2B tech company with a SaaS business model focused on data intelligence and analytics. Our vision is to disrupt the current collaboration model between brands and retailers globally and become the authority in digital trade marketing offering a new collaborative business model to help brands and retailers thrive in ecommerce.
Ben is the founder of Privy.com, a marketing automation platform used by over 250,000+ marketers around the globe. Ben has worked with companies like Leesa, Hubble Contacts, Life Time Fitness, the Ellen Show, Dr. Axe and many more to rapidly accelerate ecommerce conversions and sales.
James McDonough is a passionate entrepreneur, technology CEO and past top tier management consultant.
James’ unique ability is being able to clearly see and deconstruct an entire complex situation, envision a better future and take practical action to blaze new trails. Using his unquenchable curiosity, structured problem solving and bold creativity, with a smile he energetically and relentlessly hunts opportunities to push boundaries.
Over the past 15 years James has been the founder and CEO of an early stage venture capital backed tech company, led strategy and operational excellence engagements as a management consultant and got dirty on the shop floor of industrial operations. Industry experience includes Internet Technology, Oil & Gas, Mining, Forest & Pulp & Paper, Government and Consumer Goods. James’ international experience includes Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Malaysia and the USA.
James has had the pleasure of being invited to deliver speaking engagements at a number of industry forums and top universities all over the world on a range of topics including entrepreneurship, innovation, industrial internet of things (IIoT), and was an honorable mention in Australia’s 30under30.
James has earned a MBA - Master of Business Administration, Honours in Business Management, and a Black Belt in LEAN Six Sigma.
James is an obsessive book-a-week learner, a passionate traveler and enjoys kiteboarding, snowboarding and ice hockey.
Aayush Jain is the co-founder and CEO of Greendeck, which helps online retailers increase their profits by implementing dynamic pricing. Before Greendeck, Aayush co-founded TrueMD (an online pharmacy) and HealthOS(APIs for healthcare data) and lead to its acquisition by a giant Indian IT firm.
3x SaaS Founder/CEO and Startup Advisor. Isaac was Co-Founder/CEO of Central Desktop (iMeet Central) a SaaS collaboration platform aimed at marketers and creative teams. Central Desktop was acquired by PGI (NYSE: PGI) in 2014. Isaac is currently CEO/Founder of SalesInsider, a Talent Marketplace for SaaS Sales Professionals.
CEO @PrestaShop, leading eCommerce solution worldwide
Kristján is CEO & Co-Founder of 50skills.com which is transforming the way businesses find and hire people. Prior to 50skills, Kristjan was VP of Marketing Products at Meniga (2014-2017), which he helped grow into serving more than 50 million people in 20 countries. Before joining Meniga in early 2014 Kristján was CEO of Icelandic Startups, which focuses on empowering the Icelandic Entrepreneurial Eco-system. For several years, he has played a leading role in Iceland´s vibrant startup scene. He managed StartupReykjavik (2012-2013), the #1 Seed Accelerator in Iceland. He is also an accredited Global Facilitator for Startup Weekend (2009-), who has facilitated more than 10+ Startup weekends in diverse places, ranging from Reykjavík, Iceland to Tehran, Iran (2012-). He was the global partner for Global Entrepreneurship Week in Iceland (2009-2013), TEDxReykjavik licensee (2011-2013) and the former manager of Iceland’s largest idea competition, the Golden Egg (2009-2011).
Brendan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Skycision, an award-winning technology provider that helps enhance the productivity and profitability of the global agriculture industry.
Brendan completed his undergraduate degree at the country’s oldest private military school, Norwich University. He played four years of collegiate football and emerged with his B.S. in Computer Security and Information Assurance. From there, he joined Big-4 financial services firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) and worked over a dozen engagements across Florida and the Asia Pacific region. Shortly thereafter, he joined global investment bank Credit Suisse in New York.
Brendan decided to go back to school and was admitted to the number one Information Systems Management program in the country at Carnegie Mellon. It was there that Skycision was conceived, and upon finishing his degree, he set out full time to build Skycision into what it is today.
Mark Simon is the co-founder of Brax where he helps performance marketers scale, automate and simplify native advertising. Previously he helped e-commerce and software companies acquire customers through organic & paid search. He loves data visualization, nutrition and everything outdoors which is his excuse for taking his kids on crazy adventures.
CEO and Co-founder of RoomChecking. I've been working with software engineering since the late 1990s, survived the dotcom burst and continued building great products like myDitto (CES award 2010) and Zpen (Macworld Award 2011). Enjoying working with hoteliers and the great RoomChecking team to help improve the work and results of hotel operations staff.
An accomplished, published, and recognized academic leader in Data Analytics and a Business Visionary, Derek spearheaded techniques to analyze structured and unstructed data from resources around the web in order to create predictive algorithms for companies across the globe. This knowledge became the foundation of his passion, Stratifyd.
Richard Rabins focuses on strategy, accelerating global growth and scaling the organization. Richard also served as CEO of SoftQuad International from 1997 to 2001, when it owned Alpha. In addition to his 30 years with the company, Richard played a key role as co-founder, and served as president and chairman of the Massachusetts Software Council (now the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council), the largest technology trade organization in Massachusetts. Prior to founding Alpha, Richard was a project leader and consultant with Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), and a management consultant with Management Decision Systems, Inc. Richard holds a master's degree in system dynamics from the Sloan School at MIT, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and master's degree in control engineering from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has served on the boards of Silent Systems, Legacy Technology and O3B Networks, and is co-founder of Tubifi www.tubifi.com.
Mike Arenth serves as CEO at HotSchedules. Prior to being named CEO, Mike joined HotSchedules in October 2016, focusing on implementing key leadership changes to support innovation and growth at HotSchedules. Other previous roles include Senior Advisor at Silver Lake, Executive VP for SAP, and SVP & General Manager at Ariba. Mike received a B.A. in economics from John Hopkins and his M.B.A. from George Washington University.
Anil Chawla is the Founder & CEO of ArchiveSocial. ArchiveSocial's technology ensures that organizations can maintain legal records of their social media, and is most often used to promote transparency in government. In 2017, ArchiveSocial collaborated with the Obama White House to launch the first-ever archive of presidential social media.
CEO of Fruit Street Health a digital diabetes prevention program. Managing Director of Hippocrates Ventures - the first physician funded social impact digital therapeutics venture capital fund.