Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Seattle.
Engineer @amazon & Kindle • CS @carnegie-mellon-university • Investor @slidepay, @lovely, @anyperk, @drync, @true-co, @Change.org, YC S13 Fund (@fundersclub)
CoFounder at @decide.com (acquired by Ebay) - shopping with no regrets. Previously: @zillow, @microsoft, UW. My Blog: www.zealoustiger.com
ceo at wtia, livemocha. built real games biz into global company. rebuilt consumer products at monster.
CEO of Zillow; father of three; husband of one; real estate junkie
Chief Product Officer @rosetta-stone
Founder and CEO of @drawn-to-scale, a distributed database company. Deep enterprise tech and open source love. Did SQL Server @microsoft, OSCON @o-reilly-media.
Expanding the Startup Ecosystem. Lean Startup Seattle , Seattle Angel Conf, Global Facilitator for Startup Weekend, Past Oregon Angel Fund participant
Worked at @apple, @microsoft • Investor @leanplum, @pinnatta • Studied at @queen-s-university
VP Product at UP Global, Tech Entrepreneur, Board Member, former EIR. Sales & Marketing tech background
Mobile, device, cloud software. Founded @mergelab. Worked at @jawbone, Symform, PortalPlayer (NVIDIA), Open Interface (Qualcomm).
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Mentor @sgblank's Lean Launchpad Class & @upwest-labs
Worked @clarium, @google & @idf
Worked @salesforce and @deloitte-consulting. Now works by referral only helping B2B SaaS companies with their go-to-market strategy and marketing.
Amazon Web Services Startup BD. Former founder and CEO, @teachstreet. Early Amazonian. Amateur poker superstah. 1/2 of a Wharton MBA.
Spends his time advising startups and matching talented folks with companies that need (and reward) them.
Serial entrepreneur (@feedburner sold to @google, @spyonit sold to 724 Solutions). My head is full of zero-billion dollar business ideas.
Founder, @vittana (Khosla, Google-backed). Advisor, @experiment, @benetech. Former @amazon, @university-of-california-berkeley. 2x Ironman, 2x TED speaker.
Founding Managing Director of Microsoft Accelerator powered by TechStars; Former TechStars and long time Microsoft prior to that; Advisor
Founder @mobile-nations, notifyer • Worked at @hapilabs • Investor @rockhealth, @anyperk
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
CEO of @buddy - before that: over a decade at Microsoft, a stint at PricewaterhouseCoopers and formerly a professional pianist in Australia. Yes, really.
Founder @ Jobaline Investor & Executive Advisor to Fortune 500, emerging and midsize technology companies.
VP of Products at @glympse • Founder @seattlerentals-com, @playfield • Pioneered mobile initiatives at @amazon.com, @realnetworks and @expedia.
Technical Advisor on Scalability, Data Science, Product and Funding
Managing Partner @dapps-fund-i
Board Member @mastercoin-foundation
Triple Major('10) & MS Engineering ('12) @johns-hopkins-university
Director at @amazon, advisor to @soniqplay
Board member, Public Knowledge, media strategist, founder of digital media consultancy, NVPR, in Seattle, LA & Buenos Aires: marcom, biz dev, creative services
Decades of experience building media businesses and strategic partnerships at Disney, @realnetworks, @rhapsody, Blade Games World and RollingStone.com.
Director, System Sales at Zetron, Inc (subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD). Investor in @buddy.
Seasoned IT and InfoSec pro. Worked on Cloud Services at Microsoft. Started company in 2012. Built Enterprise Security products for workflow and remediation.
Advisor & Entrepreneur. Career focused on marketing & consumer experience on web and mobile. I've done just about all you can do in & around start-ups.
Technical customer service practitioner. Former web application developer helping the next generation succeed.
Founder, CEO @onewed-formerly-nearlyweds, Inc. / OneWed.com. Previously helped build 3Gupload to $10mm in sales in 3 years.
Consultant. Investment Professional. Advisor. Mentor.
Opportunities Evaluated, Innovation Managed, Problems Solved, Ideas Developed Into Businesses.
I build strategic partnerships and consumer facing technology companies.
Founder of @dla-piper-s-venture-pipeline-group. Have been helping start-ups raise capital for 10+ years.
Engineer. Worked to make the fail whale extinct at Twitter. Launched rockets and airplanes
Biz Dev @ AWS | ex-MSFT | C100 | Growlab | Advisor @ LX Ventures | Startup Advisor | Technology Evangelist | Corporate Venturing.
CMO @meshfire-1, Co-Founder @head-of-lettuce-media, @foursquare Day Founding Team Member, @sxsw speaker.
Product guy @google, advisor @startup-institute. Formerly @edx, @franklin-w-olin-college-of-engineering.
CEO/CMO/COO/GM = growth @ Starbucks, Eddie Bauer, Blue Nile, Timberland, Sperry Top-Sider. Now helping startups sharpen the message, get traction, build growth.
Team member of @balance Financial.
VP Marketing @abodo. Founder + advisor @crowdstreet @cinephiled @founderspad @aquo @rent.com. Aspiring polymath. Ciderist. Hiker. Skier. Diver. Husband + dad.
CTO of @ip-ghoster Startup focused on providing next generation communication security which will replace VPN.
Founder @tda-tech • Worked at @idealab, @airwave-wireless • Studied at @university-of-waterloo, @carleton-university
Founder @mowdo • Worked at @tred • B.S. & M.S. Economics & Sport Management at @FSU • Former D1 Athlete at Florida State
Brand Marketing @google. 8+ years CPG Intl @starbucks. Founding Team, Growth Hacker @Tatcha Beauty. Founder @airbrush-genie @Geminievents & @bittybcosmetics.
Startup attorney in Seattle. I blog at startuplawblog.com and joewallin.com. Ideator of the Washington State equity crowdfunding law.
Founder of a Financial Planning & Wealth Management Practice and Co-founder of @trubalance
Former CEO of Leviathan Security Technologies. CEO/Co-Founder of 6 additional startups. Former mgr of TabletPC team at @microsoft. Mobile guy from CMU.
CEO of @dealer-ignition and Dealy, Strong sales and Marketing, Product Development and Architecture. Work @ford-motor-company, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz.
Integrated Marketing & Content Solutions Executive at CAA (@creative-artists-agency). Featured in Wired, Fast Company and Banff Media Festival.
Founder @startup-recroot, startup growth investor • Studied at @university-of-toronto
@microsoft on @bing, previously founder at @churnless, Lead Scientist at @thrive-acquired-by-lendingtree, behavioral psychologist (focused on behavior change and decision making)
Clinical Adviser @heapsylon-sensoria-wearables
Interest in mHealth for chronic disease
Studied @Penn Med, @oxford-university, @university-of-michigan
VP, Technical Strategy at @neustar, a public company. Past: Senior roles at Symantec and Veritas in R&D, BD, PM, patent strategy, more. Philosophy professor.
CEO & Co-Founder @oscilla-power • Investor @bioiq, @fledge-1 • Worked at @general-electric, @amyris-biotechnologies, @ballard-power-systems • @massachusetts-institute-of-technology ChemE, @harvard-business-school
Founder Juke • Studied at @massachusetts-institute-of-technology, @new-york-university Founder Thinking Pictures. Patent holder (Digital Content and Wearable Video). Digital Rights Mngt, AI and Human Interface
Emergency Response Director - @nethope by day. Advisor to startups, VCs, investors, companies, and governments around the world at other times.
General Counsel @bitcoin-foundation
Preschool Educator. @stanford-university Grad Sch of Education. Education Manager, Zeum (San Francisco Children Museum)
CEO of Glooey, Founder Zazengo, CTO/Founder of NRG Group (IPO), General Manager Microsoft Developer Network, Lead PM Microsoft Visual C++
Amazon Professor of Machine Learning @university-of-washington. Leader of GraphLab project providing Machine Learning for Big Data. Was Assoc. Prof. @carnegie-mellon-university, worked @intel.
Entrepreneur, board member, investor, advisor. Former CEO Coinstar, Founder/CEO Naverus (now GE Aviation), VP Intellectual Ventures, VP Concur Technologies.
SVP @ PCM, Former EVP & MD at Elevation Home Loans. Advisory Boards Zillow, Follr, Progress in Lending, Easy Mortgage Apps.
Seattle, WA · http://follr.me/joe
Founder @sophos-law • Studied at @purdue-university, @university-of-richmond
Experienced Global Business Project Manager w/ passion & skills to drive on-time and on-budget delivery in launching new products, organizations or businesses.
Adviser and Service Provider Looking for My Next Role
VP Strategy @aplaceformom (@warburgpincus portfolio company). Previously @olympics 2010 @mckinsey @INSEAD MBA. Advisor to great leaders & companies.
Tech evangelist, Social venture catalyst, Founding team of stealth startup, Venture capital junkie, e-commerce executive, Foodie
Entrepreneur, instructor, and advisor in the world of social entrepreneurship. More at www.scottjames.me. CEO @trash-backwards.
UX Consultant - Founder @decoravi-com, @flamini-associates • VP of Product Design @pictureiq - Worked @microsoft, @adobe-systems @landor-associates
Currently looking/investing (VP/CTO); Worked at Microsoft, CTO/VP Engineering at Caldera (IPO), Novell.
Technology & IP Attorney @wilson-sonsini-goodrich-rosati • Startups • Licensing • Big Data • Privacy • SaaS • Cloud • Open Source
Business Consultant, Financial Analyst, CFO, Strategy Consultant, @exeter MBA, Over 12 Years Experience in Financial Management and Business Planning
Creator, Connector & Sometime CEO. Co-Founder of The Next Big Thing Foundation. Passionate activist & speaker for women in tech & entrepreneurship.
Worked at @realnetworks, @witcom-wireless-isp • Studied at @university-of-california-irvine, @california-state-university-fullerton
Energy, tech and sustainability entrepreneur & executive. CEO Propel Fuels.
Startup Technologist, Tech Advocate and Tech Mentor for SoftLayer's Catalyst Startup Program.
Product leader, extensive experience in blank-canvas opps, mobile & UX. Design thinker, user obsessed, lots of informed small bets, avid prototyper.
Creative consultant with expertise in marketing, digital media, art, film.
Studied at @duke-university & London Film School.
President, @liftport-group – The Elevator to Space Companies. Globally (in)famous for developing the Space Elevator from science fiction to a real-world program.
Advisor @drone-vc • Engineer @facebook • Worked @amazon , @microsoft • Professional geek
Multiple time CEO/COO/VP of Sales and Services. Active Angel investor. Worked at Accenture and Cambridge Technology Partners before becoming a start-up junkie.
Founder of @gear-live (profitable startup since day one,) speaker, advisor, strategist.