Map of the local innovation industry.
Meet some of the best and newest startups based in Seattle.
CEO of Mindbloom, Nearly 25 years of finance & operations experience with early-stage, high-growth companies. Worked at Amazon.com, Ernst & Young, Stripes Group Strategic Advisor. BS Accounting, NC State.
Seasoned marketing, operations and strategy-focused biz dev exec @publicis-groupe, Previously @switchcam & @mopix - @500-startups-2012
Co-founder @TheGoProject • Fellow @startingbloc • Formerly @lyft @merchant-atlas
Works at @instacart • Co-founder of @mental-mojo • Worked at @stanley-black-decker • Studied at @arizona-state-university
CEO at The @newhive. Urban Design/Sociology. I design spaces for people to connect.
Technical brain with a Customer Support voice. Support ninja, handling internal issues & customer communications.
MySQL Associate, product expert.
Cofounder at TrustLeaf. Biz Dev. Growth Hacking. Experience in both soul-crushing & non-soul-crushing sales. International Econ. Standup comedy. Ice cream.
Biz Dev @ AWS | ex-MSFT | C100 | Growlab | Advisor @ LX Ventures | Startup Advisor | Technology Evangelist | Corporate Venturing.
Founder @toll-free-cellular (Trinity, Oak, CrossPoint, Brentwood, Goldman Sachs), VP @ @xypoint (sold to TCS), CEO @ @v2green (sold to @gridpoint).
I build strategic partnerships and consumer facing technology companies.
VP @hulu. Founder and VP at @chef-2. Early member of the Xbox product team, creator of the Xbox 360 music player, DVD player, and HD DVD peripheral.
Founder @kamada-investment-management | VP Finance @doubledutch | CFO @zaarly & @redapt | @boston-college Alum
Founder / COO @load (SaaS/asp), CTO @vegas-com (sold to Greenspun Media Group), CIO CityQuick (@la-com, Hawaii.com), Adviser London Board Of Tourism
Business Operations Leader and handy-woman who helps startups get their sh*t organized, who manages acquisitions and supports growing pains for scalability.
Serial business builder & advisor. Multiple successful exits. Former President/COO Hipcricket. Worked at Amazon, Amdocs, Accenture. Stanford Engineer. Duke MBA
Founder @ Jobaline Investor & Executive Advisor to Fortune 500, emerging and midsize technology companies.
Founder of @Soda Media, President of McCaw-backed @onecast, Co-Founder of @broadstream Communications (acq'd by Avail-TVN/Vubiquity)
Partner @CrossCut Ventures. Early stage VC. SQUARE ENIX former COO, GC, head of business development, mobile, social, online. Advisor, Investor, Friend.
Head of Product at Raise.com. Former Strategy consultant for fortune 50 then built a company of my own. Web and mobile background. University of Chicago grad.
Studied at @macalester-college
Worked at @kiva-systems, @amazon
Experience building, mentoring and managing teams in operations (finance, accounting, BI, CS, payments processing and fraud prevention) 10+ years in startups
CTO and founder of @Viableware.
Founder @kiind || Worked at @metalab, UEnd.org, & Schneider Electric. || Former pro triathlete.
Technical Advisor on Scalability, Data Science, Product and Funding
20+ years startup/VC experience in USA, EU and Australia: co-founder; biz dev, advisor, angel, Boards and legal counsel. Duke J.D., M.A.; Univ of Washington
Josh Leichtung - a tech startup VP/CMO/COO that executes and leads, moves needle w/o huge budget, & scale teams for hi-growth-Inc.500 x3 | 6 Startups |VP 20yrs+
CEO/Founder of @gratafy, an experience-based social gifting startup. Wharton MBA, 2011 in Strat. Mgmt. Oaktree Capital, Associate; Credit Suisse, Analyst.
Lead Technical Recruiter & Talent Guy - Working in, on & for startups. Been on the other side of the fence; now helping others hire amazing people.
@flypaper-io, COO, @the-bulletproof-executive, @chef (Series D), @cheezburger CFO, @picnik (M&A), @isilon (IPO) VP. Fin., @Metawave
Biz Dev @oozou, Founder at @dojothreads, @jajoop & @startup-watches Love Growth Hacking & online to offline models.
Startup Operations guru. Tango Card | Whole Foods | Zipfizz | Phix | nuun | KingofCaffeine.com | consultant for several others.
Director of Engineering @Shift-Labs, Y Combinator alum, former COO of @viacycle. MS In Mechanical Engineering from @georgia-institute-of-technology. Worked @philips.
Start-up enthusiast, award winning beer brewer, currently a PM at at Amazon.com.
Emergency Response Director - @nethope by day. Advisor to startups, VCs, investors, companies, and governments around the world at other times.
Brand Marketing @google. 8+ years CPG Intl @starbucks. Founding Team, Growth Hacker @Tatcha Beauty. Founder @airbrush-genie @Geminievents & @bittybcosmetics.
Founder, @mediaplex ($4.5 Billion IPO). 12+ business combinations. CEO, @saflink (took valuation from $8M to $420M). Juris Doctor (USD, @oxford-university University).
Management, business development, product management
Former @google Engineer. Founder of @blink-online-marketing. Specialized in Mobile Apps design, Social Media strategy, trends in the deal space and gamification.
Successful Entrepreneur, Full stack generalist; spoke at TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield NYC, Worked at Procter & Gamble and the Kroger Corporation
Owner @aupportunities, Co-Owner @arc-reactor
Executive @hpSoftware. Leader of new incubation, M&A and turnarounds. Startup to big co. experience as a creator and operator. Prior @vertica, @hp and AdobeCap
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
JD/MBA- @university-of-california-berkeley Grad-Startup Development @crowdclock Founder @amendment-m @punchkeeper Biz Dev, Marketing, Partnerships & Investment
Business Development Professional with Extensive Product Management Experience, Networker and Technical enough to be dangerous.
Demand gen expert, experienced developing and marketing SaaS solutions and acquiring and converting new customers. Worked at @ibm, @autodesk and @evault.
Co-Founder and CEO of @lacuna-systems. 25-years loving IT and Webops. Cook and maker of music.
Worked at @bank-of-america, @sierra-club • Studied at @claremont-mckenna-college, @university-of-edinburgh
Drew Morrison, Seattle is an entrepreneur who loves food and fashion. He has taken his passions and created CityGuru, Seattle a community for food and fashion.
Founder/CEO at @beer2buds.com, Founder/CEO PromoBomb.com, COO TalentSpring.com (acquired by TalentTech), former Adobe.
Founder Jamaica Labs • Worked at @children-s-hospital-boston • Studied at @harvard-university, @mit-sloan-school-of-management
U.S. diplomat transitioning to strategy and business development • Worked at @u-s-department-of-state, @harvard-university • Studied at @harvard-university
Global Supply Manager; Magnetics at @apple Inc.
Worked at @openmarket • Studied at @university-of-warwick
Columbia MBA, VC and Startup Experience, work at Amazon
MIT Dual Degree MBA & MS Systems Engineering with Ops and Supply Chain management experience, sharp technical skills, and passion for excellent user experiences
Customer Support & Operations Executive, Creative Problem Solver, Inspirational Leadership.
Early hire @LivingSocial--led home, retail, and content teams. Worked @national Geographic. Just back from a big trip (zinkyear.com) and looking for work!
Scientist and MBA, Healthcare and New product development experience, Consultant at the Gates Foundation, multilingual and cross-functional expertise
Poli Sci major from Colgate University, Entertainment guru, Digital Advertising newbie, and born Entrepreneur
System operations engineer/architect with large scale experience. Worked @zynga, @amazon, @paypal
Supply Chain Sustainability and Business Development Specialist with experience creating and leading ventures in the US, China, Middle East, and Africa.
Experienced digital marketing and strategy consultant. Worked with Infosys, Microsoft, Intel, DuPont, eBay and several tech statups.
Founder @localisto • Business Development • Studied at @university-of-british-columbia
CEO & Co-founder at findwell
Inventor, "Med-Surg Onshoring" (pat. pend.). Project leader $50MM ILEC COs. Leading Wall St. analyst Cable-Modem 1.0. MBA, UNC-Chapel Hill. U-Mich. award.
Investment Banking at Wells Fargo covering consumer tech. Strong business background with analytical, project management, and strategic skills. MBA @wharton-school 2010
Data-driven product development; complex problem solving
Business Consultant, Financial Analyst, CFO, Strategy Consultant, @exeter MBA, Over 12 Years Experience in Financial Management and Business Planning
Combine my vision, creativity, technical skills, & business acumen with my project management & leadership qualities to create world class software
Project Coordinator at Monsoon Company.
VP Strategy @aplaceformom (@warburgpincus portfolio company). Previously @olympics 2010 @mckinsey @INSEAD MBA. Advisor to great leaders & companies.
Bitcoin and trading enthusiast with experience working a variety of business development and operations type roles in start-up companies
Angel, Los Angeles technology policy adviser, team execution.
UCLA Anderson School of Management.
12 years Microsoft.
Two startup exits.
MBA @ INSEAD, MSc @ Dartmouth College, PharmD. Strong background in pharma, R&D, and retail.
MBA with Engineering Degree, Manager, Business Development, Strategy and Design Experience, Worked at Boeing.
Founder Supirb, @mba123-biz • Worked at @orange-county-s-united-way, @alliance-of-angels-1 • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego, @university-of-washington
Recent Graduate. @thinkspace Marketing/PR Admin @university-of-washington Research Assistant.
Marketing / Operations / Business Leader / MBA with creative background
Head of Technology/CTO, entrepreneur, Worked at Yahoo
Worked at @robert-bosch-gmbh • Studied at @university-of-washington, @indian-institute-of-technology-kanpur, @iim
Co-Founder & CMO @saltbox. Inbound marketing & sales. Worked at @t-mobile. @university-of-washington Physics, published research.
GM/PM @amazon; MIT Sloan MBA 2012
Mission-driven administrative manager with demonstrated leadership abilities developed in nonprofits w/ expertise in assessment, operations, and communications.
Healthcare (Fuqua Health Sector Management, National MS Society, Solucient), e-commerce marketing & strategy for oracle.com/store, set strategy for enterprise sales and manage team of analysts
Generalist with focus on DevOps, SRE, and Performance. Unix and IP-based mobile messaging systems architecture, deployment, and operations in 22 countries.
Biz Dev & Strategy at Microsoft Xbox (Mobile, PC, Console). Former PE Investor and M&A banker. UPenn Wharton MBA 2012.
Founder swop • Studied at @brigham-young-university, @brigham-young-university-hawaii
Get Things Done Guy -Biz Dev - Partnerships - Go-to-Market- Marketing - Product Management - Microsoft - Yale -University of Texas - Startup experience
CEO of @edge-it-group. Founded @celestial-products (Acquired by Anlekus Investments), Killing the baby monitor.
UCLA MBA with CSE background w/deep domain experience in analytics within life sciences. Demonstrated leadership of diverse teams in program / project mgmt.
Worked at Facebook, Marketing and Ops background, looking to make an impact at startup
Software technology professional, technical consultant, research professional, developer, adventurer
Co-founder and lead designer of the Puzzle Break startup. UW PhD in Classics.
Innovation @sonos. Past @factorymade-ventures-wme @the-walt-disney-company @nbc-universal Founder @levitech , @badoonga
An Engineer with a flair for business and product improvement
Recent University of Washington graduate; Working at Zappos.com
Accelerator, Hedge Fund, VC, and Startup Experience (Razoo.com, Ability Dynamics). 3rd Place Washington Post BBQ Sauce Competition. MBA from Thunderbird 2014.
Business and technology consultant with software engineering experience. Finance background (hedge funds, investment bank). University of Chicago MBA.
Technical Account Manager, Product/ Technology consultant. Startup experience.
MBA @new-york-university MS EE @drexel-university
Multidiscipline software and cloud executive focused on disruptive solutions.
Entrepreneur and Consultant; University of Illinois Alumni; former Co-Founder and COO of two startups.
Product Creator and Manager, Startup founder, Studied @rensselaer-polytechnic-institute
Passionate about helping businesses grow...Looking to combine my experience as outsourced in-house counsel / small biz counsel in a hybrid biz dev/legal role
Humble state school graduate. Resume will not blow you away. Jack of all trades. News junkie. Know a little about alot. Easy to work with. Not cocky. Or a dbag.
Freelance strategist/analyst/PM. Multi-industry experience (Microsoft, General Electric, Levi Strauss, Frost & Sullivan, health care). Yale School of Mgmt MBA.
Experinced product management and strategy professional, MScEng, MBA
Strong background in hardware and cloud technologies. Extensive service management experience. Worked at Microsoft SQL Azure, Expedia, and Rexall Sundown
Licensed attorney, with 2+ years of legal and business development experience. Effective project management, and focused adaptability are strengths.
Solution architect 10+ years of IT experience including software engineering (e.g. Object-Oriented, SQL, XML), data modeling (e.g. relational, semantic).
Founder @glove-box-inc • Worked at @carmax • Studied at @university-of-washington
Delivery Head (Accenture-Amazon engagement), Cornell Johnson MBA, Strong business background across various industries, Strong negotiation skills
Supply Chain professional with manufacturing and e-commerce experience.
Successful sales track record in technology, advertising, and consumer products. Currently studying business development at UW. Award winning homebrewer.
Professional educator, advisor, and supervisor experienced in program design and management. MA student at HNU EDU 2015.
Experience in shipping, managing services, and getting it done
Kellogg MBA, BI/Data Warehouse, Bigdata, UX
Leading the team responsible for planning and managing the expansion of AWS datacenter portfolio in Existing Regions (EMEA, US and Japan).
Brings structure to chaos with a focus on customer satisfaction. Business Development and Marketing @microsoft.
Carnegie Mellon grad student, 5 years Business Intelligence experience, Currently interested in machine learning and data science using Python.
M.S. Geo/Chem from Univ. of Washington; One year boutique strategic consulting for top hedge fund and high profile clients; 2.5 yrs Gov. Rel. and Higher ed Exp.
MBA candidate at Georgetown MSB. Looking to fill a business management role at a promising startup. East coast native but west coast wannabe.
Tuck MBA; IS undergrad from BITS-Pilani, India; Worked at Microsoft; Looking to be a proactive juggler in start-up space
Entrepreneurial Finance Director w/ outstanding project management and cross-functional team leadership skills. Seeking PdM role to leverage unique attributes.
Program Management | Product Architect | Non-profit Director and Fundraiser
Jane of all trades with a knack for idea development and management
Worked at @microsoft, @evo-com • Studied at @university-of-washington
GW Law + Bucknell B.A. | experienced corporate lawyer | interested in ops, business dev, & health + wellness
Director of Finance and Operations. Yale MBA.