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.
Mohit is the founder and CEO of Contify, a market intelligence product that enables businesses to track competitors, industries, markets, and industries. He has 16 years of experience across media, consulting, and technology. Mohit has spent the last 8 years building and scaling Contify with the objective of organizing intelligence from the web. As CEO he plays a key role in developing a long-term roadmap and daily execution. Mohit started his career with Deloitte in the US. Prior to founding Contify, he held leadership roles at The Indian Express group and Hindustan Times. He is a graduate of IIT Delhi and INSEAD.
Michael is the founder of Skillshare, which is a learning community for the new economy.
Colin is the CEO/founder of Agiloft. Before Agiloft, he worked at IBM, GE and start-ups as developer, product manager and CIO. His vision was to dramatically boost the agility of business applications by removing the need for manual coding and Agiloft has become the market leader in no-code enterprise software.
I lead Wishpond, a marketing automation platform built to help businesses grow online.
Teamwork.com provides a suite of 3 software apps that can help run your business and are used by over 25,000 businesses all around the world, including some of the biggest brands names like Netflix, Airbus, and Walt Disney. Our flagship product is Teamwork Projects which is the best project management app on the web aimed at professionals.
Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin, the most popular alternative currency to Bitcoin. He was previously Director of Engineering at Coinbase, the most popular crypto-currency wallet and exchange. Prior to joining Coinbase, he spent 6 years at Google working on YouTube Mobile, Chrome OS, and the Google Play Games platform. Charlie earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in electrical engineering and computer science from M.I.T.
Over the past 10, years, Russell has built a following of over a million entrepreneurs, sold hundreds of thousands of copies of his books, popularized the concept of sales funnels, and co-founded a software company called ClickFunnels that helps tens of thousands of entrepreneurs quickly get their message out to the marketplace.
Mark Geene, co-founder & CEO of Cloud Elements, is recognized as a leading visionary for unifying the world's APIs by defining the first API Integration platform. This revolution of API integration is the next frontier in API Management as developers address the challenge of consuming millions of disparate private and public APIs.
Founder and CPO of Mailtrack.io. Previously founder of Panoramio.com (acquired by Google) and partner at Loquo.com (acquired by eBay). Background in Psychology/UX.
Ryan is the Founder and CEO of Treehouse. His mission is to create the future of education, so he can help as many people as possible. He's also obsessed with Spartan Racing.
Taro co-founded Fond in 2012 and serves as the CEO. Born and raised in Tokyo, Taro is a Y Combinator graduate and part of the first Japanese team ever to be admitted to the program. He studied Law at Keio University in Tokyo and was named one of Business Insider's "Silicon Valley 100: The Coolest People in Tech Right Now."
Ex BCG, EY with a PhD from EBS Frankfurt and grad degree from IIT Bombay.
Ex board member at think tanks working in complexity science and Innovation management.
Advisor to Government and Big Pharma in future management and Digital.
Teaches at B schools, key note speaker, published in scientific and management Journals, coauthored a Book; In editorial boards of scientific journals.