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ID 4647

Jonathan D. Kibera


Founded Shopping Express @google • Founded @mercantila (sold to @google) • Labored @epinions • Rowed @harvard-university

ID 27399

Gagan Biyani


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

ID 664

Andrew S. Reis


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

ID 96728

Meg Nakamura


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

ID 179635

Clinton Foy


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


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

ID 79520

Paul Arnold


Investor and Executive. Founder @arnold-capital. Former @appdirect and @McKinsey

ID 65578

Craig Albrecht


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

ID 398882

Jon Nathanson


Tech columnist @Slate. Content. Marketing. Growth. Led branded content @walmart, launched mobile @20th-century-fox, founded @mixblendr, made TV @nbc Universal

ID 3420

George Kassabgi


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

ID 10890

Ted Rheingold


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

ID 65587

Brendan Wallace


Founder & CEO of @identified

ID 9861

Jason A. Hoffman


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

ID 25206

Janice Fraser

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

ID 1078

Roger Dickey


Mafia Wars founder (Zynga), Investor

ID 6616

Tim Trampedach


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

ID 950

Daniel R. Odio


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

ID 3169

Mike Walsh


General Partner, Structure. investors in Uber, SurfAir, Boatbound, Pogoseat, Breather, +60 more. founded and sold companies. Under-utilized assets.

ID 71

David Sacks


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

ID 62293

Norman Rohr


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

ID 311590

Ciara Trinidad

USF grad. Customer Success at Lever, Inc.

ID 77038

Sina Shekou


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

ID 3300

Kent Lindstrom


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

ID 111203

Dave Nemetz


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

ID 97618

Miles Beckett


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

ID 78822

Laurent Drion


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

ID 10239

Scot Chisholm


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

ID 42530

John Houston


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

ID 294541

Drew Oetting


investor @formation-8. Claremont McKenna graduate. Originally from Iowa City, IA

ID 3422

Richard D. Titus


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.

ID 47817

Helen Zelman Boniske


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

ID 11066

Brendan Wales


VC at BV @e-ventures

ID 11142

Damian Manning


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

ID 14444

Carl Fritjofsson


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

ID 67812

Victor Young


@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 2400

Vivek Patel


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

ID 34528

Jason Sanders


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

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 24102

Andres Barreto


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

ID 188879

Adam Mishcon


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

ID 21272

Rachel Pike


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

ID 189872

Aryk Grosz


Founder @mixbook • Investor @dealflicks

ID 182463

Somik Behera


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 159460

Alan Chan

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

ID 101093

Zach Noorani


Associate @ Foundation Capital

ID 228662

Derek Brown


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.

ID 170577

Jordan Grayson


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

ID 77471

Mik Naayem


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

ID 3678

Cheryl Yeoh

Leading Personalization Products @WalmartLabs via @ReclipIt. @500 Family. Mentor @Founding @20Under20 @lean. Love single malts.

ID 128081

Brad Henrickson

Director of Platform

ID 53737

Ryan Buckley

Co-founder of 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

ID 201362

Paul Sebastien


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

ID 60804

Saji Johnson


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 71641

Roy Andrew Ng


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

ID 11803

Roy Sehgal


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

ID 93885

Shruti Gandhi


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 84294

Katherine Krug

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

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

ID 158302

Keith Winter


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

ID 106252

Ari Newman


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

ID 24357

Sean Plaice

Second time entrepreneur, Ex-Yelp, Engineer

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 112156

Niko Ralf Cunningham

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

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 107305

lucas grassi gurfein

Blogging at Learn more at

ID 101763

John Bragg

Founder/CTO at Cozy

ID 35735

Konstantin Popov

Founder @biart-company, @cappasity-inc

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 162950

Ryan Graves


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

ID 4193

Chris Schultz


Founder @voodoo-ventures, @launchpad • Investor @disruption-corporation, @neighborland • Studied at @university-of-virginia, @university-of-southern-california

ID 8019

Paolo Privitera


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

ID 182106

Jeremy Richardson

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

ID 279550

Ryan Bowermaster

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

ID 7192

Patrick Dugan


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

ID 39003

Chris Petrovic


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

ID 503781

Peter Guagenti


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

ID 26499

Vincent Guerrieri


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

ID 139649

Rebecca Meissner

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

ID 107416

Shadiah Sigala

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

ID 147121

Sze-jun Tsai


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 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 279547

Derek Minter

Founder @honeybadgr • Bitcoin • Previously @google, @Coderwall, @appdynamics, @virool • Studied at @point-loma-nazarene-university

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 93167

Falon Fatemi

Strategy Consultant | @fundersclub | @mkii-ventures | Googler @ 19 years old, left as a YouTuber @ 26 | Ex-Head of Business Development @Firespotter Labs

ID 262897

Chad Keck

Founder & CEO @promoter-io, Advisor @remote-garage, Leader @appfog, launched @hp-cloud, helped build & launch cloud platforms @rackspace.

ID 28298

Mark Gray

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

ID 75615

Neil Sethi


Analytical marketer and skilled storyteller; Currently run a consulting practice helping digital health companies grow, previously managed product at Qualcomm

ID 44864

James Tan


Managing partner @questvc, venture fund for internet startups in China. Co-founder @55tuan-com, social e-commerce in China.

ID 101599

Thomas Chung


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

ID 475196

Joe Perrott

ID 42131

William Hsu


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

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 1840

Burt Herman


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

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 49108

Sean McCullough

Just a dude making it happen.

ID 261843

Patrick Desmond

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

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 159886

Alex Halliday

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

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.

ID 159216

Roger Dean Huffstetler

Founder @zillabyte • Former sales at @twilio, former @usmc • Studied at @harvard-business-school School

ID 363851

Eric Liu

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

ID 497119

Peter Cummings (MIoD)


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

ID 209068

Zach Hanna


ID 69818

Idan Benaim

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

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 45410

Christine Lemke


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 162020

Bradley Kam


ID 147289

Ioannis Verdelis


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

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

ID 59052

Bart Myers


Founder and CEO @countable - Direct Democracy Sold @sidereel to Rovi Corp • Worked at @ibm • Angel Investor and startup Advisor

ID 6619

Micha Benoliel


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

ID 53056

Sachin Agarwal


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

ID 522088

Jamie Lowry

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

ID 363924

Dan Miller


ID 319552

Aaron Sears

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

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 66945

Kurt Ericson

Hacker & Craftsman

ID 191202

Eli Tucker

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

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