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ID 664

Andrew S. Reis

Investor

Serial entrepreneur turned investor always looking for passionate entrepreneurs and amazing teams!

ID 398882

Jon Nathanson

Investor

Tech columnist @Slate. Content. Marketing. Growth. Led branded content @walmart, launched mobile @20th-century-fox, founded @mixblendr, made TV @nbc Universal
http://www.slate.com/articles/business/the_bet.html

ID 6616

Tim Trampedach

Investor

Lead PM 4+ years @zynga (4th PM hired). CS @columbia, MBA Chicago Booth. Yes, I can still write code.
http://blog.timtt.com

ID 179635

Clinton Foy

Investor

Partner @CrossCut Ventures. Early stage VC. SQUARE ENIX former COO, GC, head of business development, mobile, social, online. Advisor, Investor, Friend.

ID 159106

Wes Bashiti

Investor

1st startup out of high school. Strong business and ops background. founding member 2x startups.

ID 9861

Jason A. Hoffman

Investor

Head of Digital Strategy @ericsson. Founder and former CTO at @joyent. I specialize in revenue generation, and all activities required to make it happen.
http://jason.wordpress.com/

ID 65578

Craig Albrecht

Investor

Private Equity & Seed Investor • VP @TSCP • Worked at @bodley-group @goldman-sachs IBD • Studied at @stanford BA/MA/Football @Wharton MBA • Panel @fundersclub

ID 3420

George Kassabgi

Investor

Co-Founder of @keas Investor: @zapprx, @rationalwave-analytics, @stackdriver, @docphin, @keas, @bit9, @kiodex Board of Directors: @mendix Explorer...
http://www.ugik.com

ID 65587

Brendan Wallace

Investor

Founder & CEO of @identified

ID 79520

Paul Arnold

Investor

Investor and Executive. Founder @arnold-capital. Former @appdirect and @McKinsey
http://paularnold.me

ID 25206

Janice Fraser

Founder, @luxr-co. Leader in the Lean Startup world. Entrepreneur. Co-founder and former CEO of @adaptive-path.
http://blog.luxr.co

ID 950

Daniel R. Odio

Investor

I make things happen. Need to close partner deals? Need a COO or other CXO? Need to build a sales team for your startup? I've done it + much more. #Growth
http://www.DanielOdio.com

ID 62293

Norman Rohr

Investor

Head APAC SMB Acquisition Mktg, @google PAST: Global Finance Lead b2b Mktg, @google Head Finance & Operations, @svox (acquired by Nuance)

ID 27399

Gagan Biyani

Investor

CEO @sprig. Co-Founder, @udemy. Co-founder Growth Hackers Conference. Ran demand marketing at @lyft, wrote Lyft's original "expansion playbook".
http://www.udemy.com/blog/

ID 71

David Sacks

Investor

Created 2 unicorns as Founder/CEO of @yammer and COO/head of product of @paypal.

ID 96728

Meg Nakamura

Investor

Co-Founder of Shift Payments, Investment Partner at Hard Yaka, Co-Founder of 3taps

ID 10890

Ted Rheingold

Investor

FinTech & Alt-Lending as COO @inventure. Previous: VP, @saymedia. Built, led & sold @dogster. Engineer turned entrepreneur. Seed investor and advisor
http://tedr.tumblr.com

ID 4647

Jonathan D. Kibera

Investor

Founded Shopping Express @google • Founded @mercantila (sold to @google) • Labored @epinions • Rowed @harvard-university
https://medium.com/@kibera

ID 3169

Mike Walsh

Investor

General Partner, Structure. investors in Uber, SurfAir, Boatbound, Pogoseat, Breather, +60 more. founded and sold companies. Under-utilized assets.
http://structurecapital.wordpress.com/

ID 1078

Roger Dickey

Investor

Mafia Wars founder (Zynga), Investor
http://www.rogerdickey.com

ID 311590

Ciara Trinidad

USF grad. Customer Success at Lever, Inc.
http://ciaratrinidad.com

ID 67812

Victor Young

Investor

@uwaterloo Alum. CEO & Founder @flinja. General Partner @X-Fund, Engineer by trade, built largest insurance eApp and CRM, hired over 500 people, Grew ARR to 50M

ID 3300

Kent Lindstrom

Investor

COO of @nuzzel . Previous CEO of @friendster, and Founder/CEO of @placepop. Co-founder, President of @netread Software and Services

ID 14444

Carl Fritjofsson

Investor

Founder @wrapp, @adprofit • Worked at @creandum, @bearingpoint • Investor @leap-transit, @onbeep • Studied at @uppsala-university, @university-of-melbourne

ID 111203

Dave Nemetz

Investor

Founder @bleacher-report, entrepreneur, and advisor. Digital media, biz ops, biz dev, growth, and monetization.

ID 188879

Adam Mishcon

Investor

Board Member/VP Operations @sencha, funded by @sequoia-capital . Senior Executive @bayview-asset-management. Founder @indigon. Studied at @duke-university, @vanderbilt-university-1

ID 11142

Damian Manning

Investor

Hacker, investor & serial entrepreneur. Founder & CEO, @hifi. Venture Partner, @dev. Co-founder & CEO, @echospin (acquired '10). VP, Digital, MTV. 6 patents.

ID 78822

Laurent Drion

Investor

Founder & Partner at @e-merge a Brussels based investment company with 30+ early-stage investments up to date, mainly as lead investor

ID 24102

Andres Barreto

Investor

Entrepreneur and seed investor. Founder of @onswipe @grooveshark @pulsosocial @socialatom-ventures

ID 1909

Sharon Knight

healthcare start up executive, evangelist for patient-centric care, advisor, mentor, networker, angel investor, supporter of women who make a difference

ID 294541

Drew Oetting

Investor

investor @formation-8. Claremont McKenna graduate. Originally from Iowa City, IA
http://formation8.com/resources/the-conventionalization-of-big-data/

ID 3422

Richard D. Titus

Investor

Founder @prompt-ly @razorfish (LA), @schematic, Digital business unit leader @bbc & @DailyMail Pre-IPO investor: @facebook, @tesla-motors @razorfish Entrepreneur, coach, angel, Chairman, Board member, CEO, adventurer, documentary filmmaker, & raconteur.
http://www.rxdxt.com

ID 77038

Sina Shekou

Investor

Current: @sparked-1. Past: President, LeaseStar and SMB Division at @realpage, Founder @propertyware to @realpage, CRM @Oracle and early team @salesforce.com

ID 11066

Brendan Wales

Investor

VC at BV @e-ventures

ID 47817

Helen Zelman Boniske

Investor

Founding Partner @lemnoslabs • Worked at @arizona-diamondbacks • Studied at @massachusetts-institute-of-technology

ID 2400

Vivek Patel

Investor

Co-founder @sosh • Worked at @the-climate-corporation, @slide, @google • Investor @redhotlabs

ID 42530

John Houston

Investor

Think 'Hand of the King' but with more operations/sales/hugs and less intrigue/violence. Head of Sales Operations & Strategy @sunrun.

ID 34528

Jason Sanders

Investor

Former VC (Advent and @crosslink-capital) with extensive operational experience (CEO, President and COO).

ID 10239

Scot Chisholm

Investor

Founder/CEO of @stayclassy. Board of @team-rubicon. Partner at @mixture-ventures

ID 97618

Miles Beckett

Investor

Founder @eqal • Investor @chromatik, @tradesy • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley

ID 228662

Derek Brown

Investor

Versatile leader, immersed in consumer / Marketplace / e-commerce Internet sectors for +15 years; I thrive on connecting dots that others don't see and finding meaningful opportunity / challenge where others see little -- all in the name of growth.
http://oneblindsquirrel.blogspot.com/

ID 93885

Shruti Gandhi

Investor

Early stage investor at True Ventures. Previously, on board @learnsprout. Board Observer @agnitus @engrade. Founder @Penseev. Comp Sci MS @columbia MBA @ChicagoBooth. Phd in street smarts from Mumbai

ID 128081

Brad Henrickson

Director of Platform

ID 189872

Aryk Grosz

Investor

Founder @mixbook • Investor @dealflicks

ID 182463

Somik Behera

Investor

PM @nicira @vmware, Early Engg. @vmware, Founding Member @openstack-1 Quantum. Broad '1.0' Engg. & Biz exp. @stanford-university MS&E @university-of-texas-at-austin-1 CS

ID 201362

Paul Sebastien

Investor

Investor, Board Member, Advisor • VP @udemy • @rock-health-v5-fund • @estimote @skykick @faraday-bicycles @stowaway-cosmetics @tapulous @selfieclub

ID 76234

Brian Martinez

Founder/COO at @madesolid (@y-combinator W14) Previously Founder/CEO at @tioki. B.A. Business/Entrepreneurship - UC Santa Barbara. Worked at @adroll and @cbiz
http://blog.madesolid.com

ID 60804

Saji Johnson

Investor

MP of Anicca Ventures, BofD of Snibbe Interactive, xEIR of Inspirit Ventures, xCEO of Weatherista, xCEO of AdLocal (acquired by Yahoo JP), xVP Bizz Dev, Marcom

ID 3678

Cheryl Yeoh

Leading Personalization Products @WalmartLabs via @ReclipIt. @500 Family. Mentor @Founding @20Under20 @lean. Love single malts.
http://www.cherylyeoh.com

ID 53737

Ryan Buckley

Co-founder of @scripted.com. We do writing services for businesses. Also worked biz dev at @rapleaf. MIT @mit-sloan-school-of-management, MBA 2009 Harvard Kennedy School, MPP 2009
http://blog.scripted.com

ID 101093

Zach Noorani

Investor

Associate @ Foundation Capital

ID 170577

Jordan Grayson

Investor

Founder & Managing Partner of @outpoint-capital Selective angel investor and advisor to startups

ID 71641

Roy Andrew Ng

Investor

COO Cloud @sap, BizOps @successfactors, Head of West Coast Software Investment Banking @goldman-sachs, Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley

ID 84294

Katherine Krug

Co-Founder at @everest, Founder & CEO at @fundrah, President at JB Christopher II, Entrepreneur, Doer, Dreamer.

ID 77471

Mik Naayem

Investor

Founder @fuel-2 • Investor @twenty20-1 • Studied at @columbia-university

ID 21272

Rachel Pike

Investor

Physician Engagement @grand-rounds. Former Principal @dfj , helper bee @angellist. PhD in chemistry and computer modelling. Love building orgs for success.

ID 159460

Alan Chan

Founder & CEO at Bread (acquired by Yahoo) • Worked at @summit-partners • Studied at @cornell-university

ID 11803

Roy Sehgal

Investor

Building startups since 1999. Advisor @homebrew-1, Former VP/GM @zynga (IPO), Ex @atom-entertainment (sold to @viacom), @viacom & other startups.

ID 106252

Ari Newman

Investor

Investor @ Techstars / BTV in Boulder, CO. Formerly founder/CEO of Filtrbox (sold to Jive) + 15 years of experience as startup exec/founder.
http://arinewman.com

ID 158302

Keith Winter

Investor

Advisor and Angel investor Member of angel group - Inspovation Five time C Level Executive

ID 7192

Patrick Dugan

Investor

Founder @bloodhound • Worked at @practice-fusion, @palantir-technologies • Investor @bloodhound • Studied at @santa-clara-university

ID 105221

Nate Mihalovich

VP of Biz Dev @buildingconnected, Founder of @vektr-io, Studied at @berkeley, started @rock-to-relief at 16 that generated $100K for non-profits.

ID 112156

Niko Ralf Cunningham

Founder @caarbon • Founder @quilt, @nerd-swagger-inc • @koemei Fellow at @kauffman-foundation-1 • @harvard-university, @yale-university @columbia-university

ID 4193

Chris Schultz

Investor

Founder @voodoo-ventures, @launchpad • Investor @disruption-corporation, @neighborland • Studied at @university-of-virginia, @university-of-southern-california
http://chrisschultz.net

ID 139649

Rebecca Meissner

Product Leader, Partner @spotpartners, formerly @branchout's Director of Product, HR/operations guru, operations & organizational development mentor

ID 35735

Konstantin Popov

Founder @biart-company, @cappasity-inc

ID 26499

Vincent Guerrieri

Investor

Former VP of Marketing & Partnerships for @altius-education. Strong digital marketing background. Worked at Affinity Labs and Monster.com

ID 107416

Shadiah Sigala

Cofounder & Head of Customer @honeybook. Previous @activehours. Studied public leadership @harvard-university, @pomona-college.

ID 182106

Jeremy Richardson

Co-Founder & Director of Product @womply; Formerly @mixpanel, @apple, and @massachusetts-institute-of-technology

ID 147121

Sze-jun Tsai

Investor

Angel & Real Estate Investor. Worked @google @healthnet. Dad. SF Bay Area native. Can often be found on the court in my beat up Kobes.

ID 107305

lucas grassi gurfein

Blogging at http://blogalize.me Learn more at http://1lucas.com
http://blogalize.me

ID 39003

Chris Petrovic

Investor

Senior digital exec, entrepreneur, advisor, mentor. Over 15 years of industry experience; Strong business and strategy acumen - all about growing revenue.
http://www.bravenewmediaworld.com

ID 24357

Sean Plaice

Second time entrepreneur, Ex-Yelp, Engineer
http://plaice.org

ID 8019

Paolo Privitera

Investor

@pick1 CEO "Know Your Customers" part of @startupchile @500startups - Polyhedric Human Network Router & Serendipity Innovator believing in Exponential Growth
http://paoloprivitera.com

ID 503781

Peter Guagenti

Investor

Mentor, Advisor, and Angel. Currently @essence-digital. Formerly in leadership @acquia, @razorfish, @accenture. Built and sold multiple digital agencies.

ID 140136

Matthew Schwab

Co-Founder @bloomthat • Former Advertising Executive for @apple at @media-arts-lab • Worked at @zurich-investment-company + @sony-pictures-entertainment

ID 279550

Ryan Bowermaster

Founder the HiVE™ • Worked at @yahoo, @glam-media

ID 101763

John Bragg

Founder/CTO at Cozy

ID 162950

Ryan Graves

Investor

Head of Operations @uber Board of Miami University Institute for Entrepreneurship Biz Dev @foursquare

ID 83947

Handan Selçuk

Co-Founder @soundtap • Worked at @cisco @general-electric • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley, @san-jose-state-university Diverse business background with entrepreneurial drive. a Networking Ninja - Web Enthusiast - a Connector

ID 159886

Alex Halliday

Entrepreneur, product manager, designer, front-end dev. Founder at @lawpal and @socialgo. 10 years experience in startups, SaaS, community, marketing.

ID 1840

Burt Herman

Investor

Co-founder of @storify, founder of @hacks-hackers, former AP foreign correspondent who traveled the world, @stanford-university grad and Knight journalism fellow

ID 63226

Jacob Sills

Entrepreneurial MBA from Wharton w/ strong background in Private Equity & Operations. Experience in Financial Services, Energy and Technology-Enabled Services.

ID 279547

Derek Minter

Founder @honeybadgr • Bitcoin • Previously @google, @Coderwall, @appdynamics, @virool • Studied at @point-loma-nazarene-university
http://honeybadgr.com/blog

ID 44864

James Tan

Investor

Managing partner @questvc, venture fund for internet startups in China. Co-founder @55tuan-com, social e-commerce in China.
http://www.crunchbase.com/person/james-tan

ID 75615

Neil Sethi

Investor

Analytical marketer and skilled storyteller; Currently run a consulting practice helping digital health companies grow, previously managed product at Qualcomm
http://neilthedopepedaler.tumblr.com

ID 261843

Patrick Desmond

Director, Operations @boatbound • Previously @airbnb, @crowdflower & @university-of-california-berkeley

ID 42910

Seth Blank

Founder @yourtrove-acquired-by-live-nation. Former CEO @dbix, COO @simpli-hosting. Helped scale @gdgt, @songkick, @justin-tv. Advisor @pubnub and @indinero.

ID 71042

Nanxi Liu

CEO and Co-Founder of @enplug. Founded @nanoly Bioscience, named Top Social Innovation by @intel-capital. Worked at @goldman-sachs, @cisco-systems , @citigroup

ID 28298

Mark Gray

Founded @PeeData (CEO) Co-Founded @squrl (CEO) and @industrynext (Managing Partner)

ID 49108

Sean McCullough

Just a dude making it happen.

ID 93167

Falon Fatemi

Strategy Consultant | @fundersclub | @mkii-ventures | Googler @ 19 years old, left as a YouTuber @ 26 | Ex-Head of Business Development @Firespotter Labs
http://www.falonfatemi.com

ID 159216

Roger Dean Huffstetler

Founder @zillabyte • Former sales at @twilio, former @usmc • Studied at @harvard-business-school School
http://essays.zillabyte.com

ID 101599

Thomas Chung

Investor

Founder @verdigris-technologies • COO @the-playforge • Worked @digital-chocolate • BSCS @university-of-texas-at-austin-1

ID 5236

Steven Clarke-Martin

Technical CEO. Expert Software Architect. ATG Dynamo Java Application Server vet. Ad Tech vet at Goto, Overture -> @yahoo. Patents on media monetization. @worcester-polytechnic-institute

ID 12427

Ian Johnstone

co-founder @gunbygun, formerly co-founder @blissmo, strategy consultant @pwc, political campaigns. Startup Ops/Biz Dev/Product. Passionate about tech for good

ID 37724

Jeffrey Levy

@care-at-hand Founder. Prev @twitter & @google's CFO award recipient for $8B WW data center asset tracking & valuation system design & implementation.
http://www.breadandgin.com

ID 42131

William Hsu

Investor

Director at HireVue, ex-founder @codeeval (Acquired 2012), @textbo (Acquired 2011)

ID 262897

Chad Keck

Founder & CEO @promoter-io, Advisor @remote-garage, Leader @appfog, launched @hp-cloud, helped build & launch cloud platforms @rackspace.
http://www.chadkeck.com

ID 475196

Joe Perrott


ID 169650

Clayton Bryan

Product enthusiast & customer development advocate. Partner @dorm-room-fund. Former @yahoo. Learned @university-of-california-berkeley @nyu. No .5 Steppin'

ID 69818

Idan Benaim

Heart: @FractalSciences, @olyfe, @apex-hydroponics. Mind: Strategy, self driven, creative thinking. Soul: A hopeful man.
http://blog.fractalsciences.com

ID 363924

Dan Miller

Artist
https://medium.com/@DanMillerSF

ID 191202

Eli Tucker

Co-Founder of @vizify and alumni of @techstars & @PDXSeedFund. Software developer, entrepreneur, and amateur photographer.

ID 187944

Maggie Utgoff

VP of Operations @hackreactor • Founder @Louder • Led Social Media for Jerry Brown Campaign • Led Operations @rally • Helped @twitter grow from 20 to 250
http://mutgoff.com/

ID 53056

Sachin Agarwal

Investor

Director, Financials Product Management at Oracle. Formerly SAP, Google, Blueleaf, oneforty (acq. by HubSpot), and Dawdle (failed). Way back, VC and banker.

ID 162020

Bradley Kam

Co-founder

ID 319552

Aaron Sears

VP, Partnerships at eHealth. Previously at Yahoo! and AOL/Huffington Post focused on international business development and operations.

ID 497119

Peter Cummings (MIoD)

Investor

Founder & Owner @socomo, @Borealis IT Ltd • Co-Owner & CTO @masterbranch

ID 45410

Christine Lemke

Investor

Co-founder @the-activity-exchange, Co-founded @channeladvisor /Channel IQ and @sense-networks. Worked at @microsoft XBOX, led product at VC-backed Returns Online, Inc.

ID 363851

Eric Liu

Founder @bayes-impact , Former VC @thomvest-ventures

ID 147289

Ioannis Verdelis

Investor

Founder & COO @fleksy. Operations guru, grew two businesses from startup to industry leaders. MSc, Manchester Business School

ID 522088

Jamie Lowry

IT Pro, specializing in Apple technologies, SaaS, AV/ VC, and more.

ID 75016

Crystal M. Allison

Business Operations Leader and handy-woman who helps startups get their sh*t organized, who manages acquisitions and supports growing pains for scalability.

ID 153352

Michelle Cardinal

I am a customer and community support manager with experience in customer support, community evangelism and legal compliance. I believe that outstanding customer service is the best marketing. And I LOVE working for start-ups!

ID 6619

Micha Benoliel

Investor

Entrepreneur,seeker,I love metaphysics and music.My ultimate challenge is to provide free wireless broadband access to the internet and advocate Net Neutrality.
http://blog.opengarden.net

ID 66945

Kurt Ericson

Hacker & Craftsman

ID 59052

Bart Myers

Investor

Founder and CEO @countable - Direct Democracy Sold @sidereel to Rovi Corp • Worked at @ibm • Angel Investor and startup Advisor
http://www.bartolah.com

ID 209068

Zach Hanna

Uptime
http://hannacabana.wordpress.com

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