Simeon has lived in 6 countries and 11 cities. Having helped sell real estate all over the globe, he now runs Spark, a software platform for new development projects with a team of 20 based out of Vancouver. His goal is to change the way new real estate is sold and marketed.
Matthew Glotzbach is the CEO of Quizlet. He joined Quizlet from 12 years at Google, where he was most recently VP Product Management at YouTube. Prior to YouTube, he was on the founding team of Google Apps. Matthew studied mechanical engineering at Cornell and grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Abhinav Ansthana started Postman a side-project in 2012 to simplify API development. Postman has grown to become an industry standard API Development Environment with more than 5 million users and is used in every country and every industry sector, bringing API developer collaboration to enterprises and individuals alike.
Founder & CEO of ClearMetal
Venky Balasubramanian is the co-founder and CEO of Plivo, a cloud-based communications platform that simplifies how businesses integrate communications into their applications. Today Plivo has grown to over 200 employees across 3 offices globally and has been profitable since 2015. Plivo has expanded exponentially over the last few years serving over 70,000 customers and now handles billions of voice calls and SMS every year from businesses around the world.
Prior to founding Plivo, Venky has had a number of years of telecom industry experience working in technical capacities with global telecom giants like Huawei Technologies.
Reggie Aggarwal is the CEO and Founder of Cvent, the leader in meetings, events and hospitality software. A lawyer by trade, Aggarwal founded Cvent in 1999 as a two-person startup, with the goal of making meeting planning easier for his peers in the business community.
Sharon Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of Omny Studio – an advanced audio-on-demand platform built for enterprise audio publishers. With over a decade of leadership experience in the technology industry, at Omny Studio she drives awareness of podcasting around the globe - working with radio networks and podcasters to navigate and excel in the space.
Derek O’Carroll is CEO of Brightpearl, a cloud-based ERP built solely for retailers and wholesalers. Co-author of the Omnichannel Survival Guide, Derek is recognised as a leading retail expert leading BP that trades $1.8bn of business globally each year, cementing its position as an invaluable asset for mid-sized merchants seeking a competitive edge.
Internet executive with over 10 years of experience, including general management of small to mid-size organizations, product development, business operations, and strategy. Have conceptualized and grown multiple businesses from zero to multi-million dollars in North America and in the Middle East.
Emilie Cushman is the Founder and CEO of Kira Talent. Cushman founded the company in 2012, and since launching Kira she has been named the HSBC Woman Leader of Tomorrow and one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women.
Brad has been building Customer Support companies for more than 20 years. Previously he was the Co-founder of Assistly, which was acquired by Salesforce and became Desk.com. Prior to that he was CTO for Talisma and Co‑founder & CTO of eShare Technologies.
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.