Deepak has 20 years of experience in product and marketing roles at storage, application and networking companies. He has served in leadership positions at Druva, Riverbed, Sun, AOL and at Netscape where he launched several products. Deepak has an MBA from UC, Berkeley and an MS in Computer Science from Cornell University.
Scott grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and studied business at PSU. After working as a 3D VFX Artist, Scott ventured into manufacturing, wholesale and distribution of electronic novelties. During the recession Scott realized that business had changed forever and in order to compete businesses were going to need a whole new set of tools. This gave rise to Sellution.
Serial entrepreneur with a wide experience in IT domain from software development to services and software/solution sales. +20 years in enterprise service management. Excellent track record of building and leading winning teams. Personal goal: help business leaders to see information technology as an organic and critical part of their businesses, not just hard-to-understand-expensive-techie-driven-cost center.
Dhruv serves LogiNext as the CEO and has been recognized as one of the youngest and fastest growing SaaS CEOs in the US. He has previously worked with Deloitte leading consulting assignments for some of the Fortune 500 clients and has extensive experience in advising enterprises and governments on how to rebuild their transportation stack to match the expectations of the new age customer. Under his leadership, LogiNext, has quickly become a household name for companies trying to deliver goods to their customers in a faster, cheaper and better way with the use of AI and enterprise maps. LogiNext currently serves more than 100 large enterprises and has been growing 200% YoY. LogiNext is valued at more than $100mn by marquee investors like Tiger Global Management, Steadview Capital and Alibaba.
Dr. Narjès Boufaden is a pioneer and thought leader in the Natural Language Processing field who transitioned from the academic world to run her company. She founded Keatext in 2010 for professional services in AI, then pivoted into a product company in 2015. Narjes is also a contributor at Forbes and a dedicated mentor at Techstar AI.
Vaibhav Domkundwar is an entrepreneur & seed investor with dual bases in Silicon Valley and India. Vaibhav runs Better (the parent company of PicBackMan) which is a micro venture firm that builds & invests in category-defining businesses at the seed stage. Prior to Better, Vaibhav cofounded mobile roaming platform leader Roamware, which was acquired by Audax. Vaibhav is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley and runs marathons to put health & fitness as high up as his work & family.
Steve is the founder and CEO of Badger Maps. After receiving his MBA from Stanford, Steve was Google Enterprise's Top Sales Executive in 2009. In 2012, Steve founded Badger Maps, a software company that helps Field Sales People optimize their routes and schedules to save time and be on time so they can sell more. Steve is also the host of the Outside Sales Talk podcast where he interviews industry experts on their top sales tips.
Andy brings 20 years of enterprise SaaS experience to UserTesting. As a former product executive at Oracle and Salesforce, he saw the critical role that customer centricity plays in creating great experiences. By helping companies become more customer-centric, he has grown multiple enterprise SaaS businesses to hundreds of millions of dollars.
George Arison is the co-founder of Shift, an online marketplace disrupting the used car industry. An immigrant from Georgia and lifelong entrepreneur, he also co-founded the first on-demand mobile transportation booking technology Taxi Magic (now known as Curb), as well as working for Google and BCG.
I'm a social entrepreneur and the Co-Founder and CEO of erxes Inc, an open source growth marketing platform. Marketing, sales, and customer service platform designed to help your business attract more engaged customers.
I'm passionate about social entrepreneurship and possesses a strong desire to create new solutions to social problems and then implement them on a large scale to change society for the better.
Mike is a jazz musician, smart entrepreneur and maker. He runs a portfolio of software companies including angage.net, scrapebook.net and fbradar.com which are bootstrapped and profitable from day 1.
Additionally, Mike runs multiple digital marketing agencies that focus on helping businesses in different niche markets, currently managing more than 100,000 people on different social channels for clients.
Sai Hossain is the CEO of Crowdcast, a live-streaming & webinar platform for professional creators. Born in a small village in Bangladesh, Sai immigrated to the country at a young age and slowly made his way to silicon valley. There he teamed up with some great thinkers to design and build a new way for people to share ideas at scale.
Henrique Dubugras is Co-Founder & CEO of Brex — the first corporate card for startups. A Brazilian entrepreneur, Henrique built payments company Pagar.me — the Stripe of Brazil — when he was 16. In three years, Pagar.me grew to $1.5 billion in volume of transactions processed. Prior to Pagar.me, Henrique built a number of online businesses in Brazil including an education company and a dating application.
Johns Hopkins. Army Ranger. 27 mo in Afghanistan. UNC MBA. Founder of Stop Soldier Suicide & GoodUnited. Husband & father of two.
As ClientPoint’s President & CEO, Andy is a seasoned venture-backed high growth leader, with extensive board and operational experience. He has led the growth of large-scale digital media, SaaS, IoT, mobile and app businesses in the B2C and B2B sectors. Andy began his business career at NBC/GE after completing a successful career as a professional basketball player in Europe.
Blake Smith is founder and CEO of Cladwell, a digital closet manager. Cladwell's goal is to manage the world's closets, by helping people do more with less. Cladwell resides at the intersection between math and art - much like Blake - who used his background in computational mathematics as a hedge fund analyst before joining the founding team of an agency that produced movies for Walmart, P&G, and many other Fortune 500 brands. In addition to Cladwell, Blake and his wife Chandler raise and homeschool 4 kids.
Andres is the CEO and Founder of iKizmet that delivers business analytics and insights to boutique fitness studio owners.
With over 500,000 business in the fitness and wellness space iKizmet is making valuable data analysis tools affordable for small business owners to help them make data driven decisions faster without the complexity while helping to grow their businesses. Andres has been in the fitness and wellness space for over 15 years and was a founding member at MINDBODY helping build a world class sales and business development organization.
Technical background, started as software developer. Co-founded my first business in 2001, entrepreneur since then. Went from startup owner to executive in a multi-national company, then back to startup founder. Now CEO of RenderStreet, backed by advanced tech and dedicated to reducing the stress levels of 3D artists and studios worldwide.
I am the Founder and Product leader at Brandzooka. I develop and scale web services that disrupt and delight. I build teams and create the space for people to deliver extraordinary results and develop Market Product Fit.
I write for publications such as AdAge and DowJones and speak regularly on subjects ranging from Entrepreneurship and Ad Tech, to Agile and Product development practices for organizations such as Stanford GSB and IDEO.
Dropped out of college to start the worlds largest answering service, left after 12 years to start an accounting software company, sold that and is now helping marketing agencies close more leads to customers through automation. Live in Eugene, Oregon, married with a 6-year old son.
Mayukh has been working in the Technology industry, specifically cyber security, Identity and Access Management, and data security for the past decade and a half. He has been part of multiple successful startups as an early employee before he ventured out on his own. He has also consulted for Fortune 500 companies such as TD Bank, RBC, ING, and IBM.
As CEO and Cofounder of Braze (formerly Appboy), Bill is humanizing connections between brands and customers at a global scale. By streamlining customers’ past, present, and future data in an interactive feedback loop, Braze allows brands to take immediate actions on insights – creating personalized messaging experiences.