CEO OwnerListens: Before You Yelp, Let The Owner Help
Mentor @sgblank's Lean Launchpad Class & @upwest-labs
Worked @clarium, @google & @idf
Founder/CEO of @techstars. Investor in Amazing Startups. Geeky to the bone.
VP Product at UP Global, Tech Entrepreneur, Board Member, former EIR. Sales & Marketing tech background
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.
Founding Managing Director of Microsoft Accelerator powered by TechStars; Former TechStars and long time Microsoft prior to that; Advisor
Engineer @amazon & Kindle • CS @carnegie-mellon-university • Investor @slidepay, @lovely, @anyperk, @drync, @true-co, @Change.org, YC S13 Fund (@fundersclub)
ceo at wtia, livemocha. built real games biz into global company. rebuilt consumer products at monster.
Founder @mobile-nations, notifyer • Worked at @hapilabs • Investor @rockhealth, @anyperk
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.
Expanding the Startup Ecosystem. Lean Startup Seattle , Seattle Angel Conf, Global Facilitator for Startup Weekend, Past Oregon Angel Fund participant
Spends his time advising startups and matching talented folks with companies that need (and reward) them.
Mobile, device, cloud software. Founded @mergelab. Worked at @jawbone, Symform, PortalPlayer (NVIDIA), Open Interface (Qualcomm).
Worked @salesforce and @deloitte-consulting. Now works by referral only helping B2B SaaS companies with their go-to-market strategy and marketing.
CEO of @buddy - before that: over a decade at Microsoft, a stint at PricewaterhouseCoopers and formerly a professional pianist in Australia. Yes, really.
Chief Product Officer @rosetta-stone
Founder @ Jobaline Investor & Executive Advisor to Fortune 500, emerging and midsize technology companies.
Amazon Web Services Startup BD. Former founder and CEO, @teachstreet. Early Amazonian. Amateur poker superstah. 1/2 of a Wharton MBA.
Worked at @apple, @microsoft • Investor @leanplum, @pinnatta • Studied at @queen-s-university
CoFounder at @decide.com (acquired by Ebay) - shopping with no regrets. Previously: @zillow, @microsoft, UW. My Blog: www.zealoustiger.com
CEO of Zillow; father of three; husband of one; real estate junkie
CEO/CMO/COO/GM = growth @ Starbucks, Eddie Bauer, Blue Nile, Timberland, Sperry Top-Sider. Now helping startups sharpen the message, get traction, build growth.
Director, System Sales at Zetron, Inc (subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD). Investor in @buddy.
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.
Decades of experience building media businesses and strategic partnerships at Disney, @realnetworks, @rhapsody, Blade Games World and RollingStone.com.
Board member, Public Knowledge, media strategist, founder of digital media consultancy, NVPR, in Seattle, LA & Buenos Aires: marcom, biz dev, creative services
Director at @amazon, advisor to @soniqplay
Team member of @balance Financial.
Founder of @dla-piper-s-venture-pipeline-group. Have been helping start-ups raise capital for 10+ years.
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.
I build strategic partnerships and consumer facing technology companies.
Engineer. Worked to make the fail whale extinct at Twitter. Launched rockets and airplanes
Consultant. Investment Professional. Advisor. Mentor.
Opportunities Evaluated, Innovation Managed, Problems Solved, Ideas Developed Into Businesses.
Managing Partner @dapps-fund-i
Board Member @mastercoin-foundation
Triple Major('10) & MS Engineering ('12) @johns-hopkins-university
Seasoned IT and InfoSec pro. Worked on Cloud Services at Microsoft. Started company in 2012. Built Enterprise Security products for workflow and remediation.
VP of Products at @glympse • Founder @seattlerentals-com, @playfield • Pioneered mobile initiatives at @amazon.com, @realnetworks and @expedia.
Product guy @google, advisor @startup-institute. Formerly @edx, @franklin-w-olin-college-of-engineering.
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 Advisor on Scalability, Data Science, Product and Funding
VP Marketing @abodo. Founder + advisor @crowdstreet @cinephiled @founderspad @aquo @rent.com. Aspiring polymath. Ciderist. Hiker. Skier. Diver. Husband + dad.
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
CTO of @ip-ghoster Startup focused on providing next generation communication security which will replace VPN.
Entrepreneur, board member, investor, advisor. Former CEO Coinstar, Founder/CEO Naverus (now GE Aviation), VP Intellectual Ventures, VP Concur Technologies.
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.
@microsoft on @bing, previously founder at @churnless, Lead Scientist at @thrive-acquired-by-lendingtree, behavioral psychologist (focused on behavior change and decision making)
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.
General Counsel @bitcoin-foundation
Clinical Adviser @heapsylon-sensoria-wearables
Interest in mHealth for chronic disease
Studied @Penn Med, @oxford-university, @university-of-michigan
Founder @mowdo • Worked at @tred • B.S. & M.S. Economics & Sport Management at @FSU • Former D1 Athlete at Florida State
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
Brand Marketing @google. 8+ years CPG Intl @starbucks. Founding Team, Growth Hacker @Tatcha Beauty. Founder @airbrush-genie @Geminievents & @bittybcosmetics.
Preschool Educator. @stanford-university Grad Sch of Education. Education Manager, Zeum (San Francisco Children Museum)
Founder @tda-tech • Worked at @idealab, @airwave-wireless • Studied at @university-of-waterloo, @carleton-university
Emergency Response Director - @nethope by day. Advisor to startups, VCs, investors, companies, and governments around the world at other times.
Integrated Marketing & Content Solutions Executive at CAA (@creative-artists-agency). Featured in Wired, Fast Company and Banff Media Festival.
Former CEO of Leviathan Security Technologies. CEO/Co-Founder of 6 additional startups. Former mgr of TabletPC team at @microsoft. Mobile guy from CMU.
Founder of a Financial Planning & Wealth Management Practice and Co-founder of @trubalance
Startup attorney in Seattle. I blog at startuplawblog.com and joewallin.com. Ideator of the Washington State equity crowdfunding law.
CEO of @dealer-ignition and Dealy, Strong sales and Marketing, Product Development and Architecture. Work @ford-motor-company, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz.
Founder @startup-recroot, startup growth investor • Studied at @university-of-toronto
Experienced Global Business Project Manager w/ passion & skills to drive on-time and on-budget delivery in launching new products, organizations or businesses.
Product leader, extensive experience in blank-canvas opps, mobile & UX. Design thinker, user obsessed, lots of informed small bets, avid prototyper.
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
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
UX Consultant - Founder @decoravi-com, @flamini-associates • VP of Product Design @pictureiq - Worked @microsoft, @adobe-systems @landor-associates
Startup Technologist, Tech Advocate and Tech Mentor for SoftLayer's Catalyst Startup Program.
VP Strategy @aplaceformom (@warburgpincus portfolio company). Previously @olympics 2010 @mckinsey @INSEAD MBA. Advisor to great leaders & companies.
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
Currently looking/investing (VP/CTO); Worked at Microsoft, CTO/VP Engineering at Caldera (IPO), Novell.
Tech evangelist, Social venture catalyst, Founding team of stealth startup, Venture capital junkie, e-commerce executive, Foodie
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.
Entrepreneur, instructor, and advisor in the world of social entrepreneurship. More at www.scottjames.me. CEO @trash-backwards.
Founder of @gear-live (profitable startup since day one,) speaker, advisor, strategist.
President, @liftport-group – The Elevator to Space Companies. Globally (in)famous for developing the Space Elevator from science fiction to a real-world program.
Creative consultant with expertise in marketing, digital media, art, film.
Studied at @duke-university & London Film School.
Advisor @drone-vc • Engineer @facebook • Worked @amazon , @microsoft • Professional geek
Adviser and Service Provider Looking for My Next Role
Energy, tech and sustainability entrepreneur & executive. CEO Propel Fuels.
Founder @sophos-law • Studied at @purdue-university, @university-of-richmond