Co-founder @butter a place to make new friends! Former CEO @soapbox-mobile, acquired in 2007. Builds and manages mobile first products and teams.
Software designer, programmer, former owner of rare book auction house, private pilot, active in K-12 educational technology.
Entrepreneur • Investor • Advisor
• @booz-company and @accenture
• Mentor at Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, Columbia Business School
Head of Operations @uber
Board of Miami University Institute for Entrepreneurship
Biz Dev @foursquare
Founder & Managing Director - PsychMining, LLC
Founder @equidate. @y-combinator alum. Previously Co-Founder @streem (Acquired by Box), Engineering @asana, @livemagic. Studied @berkeley EECS
CEO & Co-Founder at @classy. Board of @team-rubicon. Partner at @mixture-ventures
Experienced tech startup CEO, product manager, marketer, entrepreneur, moviegoer, music lover, photographer, runner, technology enthusiast, and world traveler.
CTO/Founder of Piccee. Employee #88 at @qualcomm, product successes ( Eudora, OmniTRACS, WhisperNet, Vuforia), ex-CTO for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.
CEO at @scorestream. CEO of @chumby-industries. President, COO & Founder @intercasting (sold to @good-technology). COO of @mp3-com (MPPP) sold to Vivendi.
Cofounder @takelessons backed by Crosslink & SoftTech I University of Michigan graduate I Dad / Husband
Co-Founder, @butter. Co-Founder, VP Business Development, @soapbox-mobile - a mobile marketing platform - acquired in 2007.
Worked at @cooley, @packetvideo • Investor @bizeebee, @balance • Studied at @duke-university, @saint-olaf-college
I buy, build, grow, and sell things.
Venture partner at G2V accelerator and Angel investor in Tech & Software. Experienced exec investing in very early stage companies that will make a difference.
Founder @webassist • Worked at @meltwater-foundation-mest @rustic-canyon-partners, @webmethods • Studied at @duke-university
Practitioner in machine leanring/AI; Brain-inspired computing in Qualcomm; Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
CTO and Co-founder of Yapert. Previously CTO at Redfin, Chief Architect at Plumtree Software. UC Berkeley EECS '92.
Founder @hauteday a new Y Combinator startup. Previously, Founder @mob-science, which was acquired by @sgn where I built Cookie Jam, Top 10 Mobile Game.
Founder @onmyblock • Student Body President @university-of-san-diego • @xpert-financial & @yso-capital-management.
Distinguished Engineer, @cisco Collaboration • Investor
Tech and Media entrepreneur. Advisor to startups and media companies. Sunday yoga teaching keeps me sane.
Shipped code in 100M+ devices,
MS + TechStars Graduate,
Founder Institute Graduate
Co-Founder and Chief of Staff at YEC
Founded @flud 1st social news reader, strong award winning product background, contract designed with Apple, Google, Dreamworks. Now a Director at Blue Shield.
@thinkup cofounder; @lifehacker founder; Todo.txt creator.
CEO of @housecall. Formerly @qualcomm Labs making phones do awesome things. (Gimbal, Neer, Vuforia).
Founder/CEO @nalu-technologies @chompin (acquired by @mog) @nootsports • Engineer at @sun-microsystems on Java/Swing @yahoo Media
Co-Founder of @lucid-software. Founder of @picturethis.
Co-Founder of @trackr-by-phone-halo, @university-of-california-santa-barbara Electrical Engineering and Entrepreneurship, Optical Communication Research at @tohoku-university University, Speaks Japanese
VP Hi-Tech Screening/ Board Member @tech-coast-angels San Diego; Love: Hospitality, The Crowd and Software; Crazy for whats next.
Cofounder/CEO @embarke (2nd Startup),
Equity owner Network Insight (sold),
Microsoft + TechStars Graduate,
Founder Institute Graduate,
Managing Director: Cursive Labs
CEO, COO: Active Network (ACTV)
Founder, Principal: Cedar Ridge Ventures
Founder & CEO @portable-boutique-inc, Advisor @thiel-fellowship. Formerly - CSO @donornation , Co-Founder @rally, Investor @Oha.na (Acquired by Facebook).
Founder @playhaven • Worked at @the-playforge • Studied at @cornell-university
Co-founder @housecall. Advisor @IceHouseCorp. Managing Partner @light-mountain-partners. Ex-Product/BD for Gimbal @qualcomm Labs.
Serial Entrepreneur & Angel Investor. Founder, @gusanito • @intro marketing • Advisor at @grupo-manhattan • Investor @ohana
BD at Noodle.com. Previous startups: TakeLessons.com, Active.com (NYSE: ACTV), Weplay.com (acquired). "Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits."
Co-Founder of @recovery-brands. Angel, CEO of an SEO/SEM agency. 1st startup while at @columbia-university; MBA from @university-of-california-los-angeles Anderson.
Founder @rendevu @crowdclock @videonary-com • Worked at @yahoo, @collegeclub-com
SD tech entrepreneur. Founder of @wembli, worked for @mp3-com, @pathway-genomics, Websense. I bring smart people together and use tech to make great things.
Co-Founder, COO of @trackr-by-phone-halo. Manufacturing Engineer at @tyco-electronics, managed a production line. Bachelor in Mech. Engr. from @university-of-california-santa-barbara.
Founder @surf-explorer (currently in beta release). Proven ability to build teams and solve complex problems.
Founder of @akumulate
Chris is a world leader in autonomy who's innovations in unmanned systems have helped make what was once science fiction... now a reality
CEO @mindgruve, Managing Partner @mindgruveVentures
Co-Founder @webflow, former CTO at @vungle. ex @intuit, @qualcomm, @websense-1, and @symantec. @ucsd CS
Co-Founder @cloudbeds Adam is addicted to start-ups and loves technology. Previously a Principal at Calacles. He loves food, fly fishing, La Jolla Cove Fireworks, and misses randomness at UC Berkeley.
CEO @paystand • Occasional Investor • Previously: Architect @Veeco (Nasdaq), Engineer @ DI (Acquired), +3 startups • Studied: Comp Engineering @university-of-california-santa-barbara, MBA @UMASS.
CEO @vionic, Inc.
Enjoying my exhilarating startup rides - Consumer Payments @mobikwik + Merchant Payments @zaakpay. ex-PayPal, Stanford Alum
Co-Founder of Butter. Architect of many successful high volume/transaction systems.
Dad, entrepreneur, @pixelgarde founder. Worked at @intel, @divx and Musicmatch/Yahoo!
Founder @sweetlabs • Worked at @mp3-com, @divx • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
Co-founder and Co-CTO @housecall
Co-founder and designer @webflow. I get stoked on designing simple solutions for complex problems.
Co-founder and Engineering Lead at HouseCall. Former Qualcommer.
CTO at @portfolium • Studied at @university-of-arizona (B.S. in Computer Science), @northern-arizona-university (M.Ed. in Leadership)
Founder of @mixation. Former Producer at NBC Next Media & @cbs-interactive via @wallstrip. NYU Film School alum.
CEO & Founder @slidegenius • Investor @nulu, @lia, @jubaloo, @apmetrix, @circa, @SlideSuite, @RamAir, @ValleyCarGroup, Studied at @madison
Founder @makeme. Software startup out of college (acquired). Innovation Officer @proquest. Claremont McKenna (cum laude); @UW Husky (School of Law).
Co-founder, @gadzoox-networks. Tech Coast Angels. Storage industry, SaaS, IaaS, Consumer, New Media, and Semiconductor. 1 startup, 5 exits. Blackbelt in origami.
Co-founder of @sweetlabs. Started first company at 18 w/ successful exit. Product focused with strong background in technology and design.
5-time technology startup CEO (4 as founder): 2 moderately successful exits, 2 died, and 1 is still rapidly growing. Great lessons learned from each.
Founder @rapidengage Chief Product Officer with a focus on engaging UX and high growth microinteraction driven products. Former founder and product officer @plixi (TweetPhoto)
Co-Founder - Cursive Labs; Started and/or led - Zui (Acquired), Blurtopia, CellarThief (Acquired), digital-telepathy; Kauffman Finalist; Babson MBA/Fellow.
Founder @getme, @wyldfire • Worked at @mogl • Studied at @university-of-san-diego
Interactive Marketing & PR Strategist
Co-founder of @styleseek. Consumer market analyst; serial entrepreneur; brand developer; consumer, social and marketing strategist in fashion merchandising.
Experienced startup software developer. Worked at @fashioningchange @flipkey & @where-com. @northeastern-university U. Magna Cum Laude
Co founder @ @whatrunswhere.com - Ad Tech Geek - Mentor at Growlabs - Founded first startup at 15
The Content Shop, Virgin Charter, FOXSports.com, NBC Internet, CBS Sportsline. Best-selling author of Launch! (Penguin/Portfolio).
Founder @coder-ly. Product lead at AdTrak 360. Founder of @goals.com (sold to True Ventures portfolio company).
Co-Founder & CTO at @streem (@y-combinator Summer 2012) • Previously at @microsoft, @mimvi-inc, @university-of-california-san-diego • UC @university-of-california-berkeley B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Worked at @preact • Studied at @usc
Current: RVP, Sales - North America at @ringcentral. 12 years SMB Sales/Marketing experience - Loudcloud, WebEx, SuccessFactors, @ringcentral
Co-Founder of @babyjunk - Co-Founder of @backyard, acquired by PixelFish - Experienced business professional and all around problem solver.
CEO/ Founder. Previously co-founded eco product manufacturing company. Self-taught to code. 8+ years MarCom. Graduate of The Founder Institute. BA in Psych.
Co-founder/CEO of @antengo (mobile classifieds). Vision+Execution. Previously slung pixels for @microsoft. Started 'startuping' in college.
Co-Founder and CTO SupraMed. Plastic surgeon in private practice. Has been developing medical practice software since 1995.
Co-founder/CTO of @antengo - re-inventing classifieds for mobile. Formerly built barefootstudent.com, worked on uloop.com, and dozens of other web/mobile apps.
Co-founder @Beautorial, Senior Associate Marketing Manager @mogreet
Founder & CEO of @cashie-commerce
Founder @the-lacrosse-group, @bizblaster • 18for4.com
Founder @productbio • Ph.D. drop-out from @university-of-california-san-diego
Founder @TipNetwork • Worked at @digitaria Interactive • @Chili's • Restaurant Industry Vet
Founder & CEO of @2-5-kids, VP of Product at TipCity, Head of Product at @eventful-1.
Founder @ SpareSquare | Founder @ TicketKick (acquired summer 2012) | Startup Mentor
CEO of @mobimagic. Pursuit for balance in all facets of life. Establishing strong relationships with like-minded individuals.
Founder of @tradesparq.com, the first social network for global trade. Think Alibaba + @linkedin. 10+ years as an executive in China. Fluent Mandarin speaker.
CTO & Co-founder of @cashie-commerce. Co-founder of @trakt-tv.
Former Co-Founder of @dynasty-league-gaming. Currently @ PIMCO. Versatile business/finance background. Previously @ State Street Bank & Trust. Pepperdine 2007
Founder of @pack-1. Cofounder of @squidoo with Seth Godin, now a top 50 site in the world. I like building lifestyle niches that reach massive scale.
Co-founder & Head of Product @hedgy. 4th Startup. UX/UI Designer. @northwestern-university & @harvard-university. Former NCAA Div I Athlete. Early Bitcoiner.
Founder & CTO @astroprint. @founder-institute graduate. Former developer evangelist @nokia, iOs lead developer @chill.
CPO & Head of Operations of @livrada • Worked at @lexisnexis, @choicepoint • @university-of-california-san-diego
CEO and Co-Founder of Satomi.co. Accomplished entrepreneur. 6 startups, 2 exits, 2 lifestyle, 2 failures. USA, China, Brazil. @zeebo was invested by Qualcomm
Ninjabot + COO @ en*theos. Co-founded two companies: a UX/UI design agency + @student-loan-hero prior to joining en*theos.
Associate @venture51 , looking for innovative companies in the "traction gap".
Chief Digital Strategy Officer - 1st Start up @ 12yrs, 1st Director of Marketing position @ 23.
Fluent in numerous online & off business development. Integrity
Past founder of FindYogaNow.com, a yoga class search engine with over 4K studios and 20K classes listed daily.
Investor @i-vc | Shareholder @emailing-network | @reworld-media
* 1st to create keyword-filtered RSS feeds.
* Popularized hashtags.
* Consistently build highly scaleable web applications for startups and Fortune 1000s
James Hickey is a top leader in the Internet Marketing industry. He provides his clients with a @proven Internet Marketing Model for Businesses in San Diego.
Cofounder of OnMyBlock. Graduated in 2014 from USD. Strong background in entrepreneurship and tech companies.
Chris Lema is the CTO and Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite.
He’s also a daily blogger, a public speaker, and product strategist.
Founder of Yamaclaus, @clipta • Worked at @sweetlabs, @fora-tv • Studied at @university-of-california-santa-barbara
In search of full-time role while currently freelancing & volunteering. Marketing/Jack-of-all trades at @olapic , @dropgifts , and @parse-ly. BA Econ UConn
Founder @petpartner . Co-founder/Sales/Product/GM @zyvex-instruments (sold to @dcg-systems). Think Tank Futurist @sony. BA Physics @rice and MS Physics @UTD.
Worked at @trustegg
Startup CFO/COO/CEO, public company CFO, venture capitalist - view my LinkedIn bio for more info: http://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisadunn
Family is first. Founding partner @BeckettFarms. Co-Founder SwagTag. Previous: 10+ years experience, 5+ startups, 90+ million. Geek, entrepreneur, marketer.
Co-Founder at @student-loan-hero. 2nd software company. Economist/Entrepreneur converted in UX/UI designer.
Cofounder of AirPay. Previously founded Awarepoint, backed by Kleiner Perkins and Venrock.
CEO, Digital Operative - passionate about digital consumer experiences and helping out where I can.
Founder of Bevato. 14 years in web technology. Former Technology Director at profitable web SaaS company. BS in CS.
Founder & CEO - fypio • Founder of ApartmentsBA; Largest buyer of residential real estate in Argentina from 2003-2010; Proven leader who excels at leading Cos.
Nerd @Vizio, Director @founder-institute , Founder @kids-in-code , Advisor @neighbrhds , Jet Propulsion @usaf
Founder @WaterWiseNow, @wineclubreviews-net / eCommerce and Monetization leader @shopzilla @edmunds-com @thisnext
3 times entrepreneur. Economist, strong financial background. Wharton. +10 years programming experience as well. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blue belt.
Integrated Marketing & Content Solutions Executive at CAA (@creative-artists-agency). Featured in Wired, Fast Company and Banff Media Festival.
Member of personal Think Tank for National Election Campaign for Prime Minister of India.Co-Founder @the5thc, @Heamgen Inc @global-institute-of-stem-cell-therapy-research-giostar • Worked at @philips-medical • Studied at @university-of-california-los-ang
Conversion-Slamming Madman. Founder of Zealous Influence. Founded Game Over Marketing & Design (acquired).
Co-Founder and CTO of Nulu, Inc -- redefining the way the world learns languages!
Entrepreneur. Growth Hacker. Technologist. ASU Sun Devil. VP Sales @realtime
50 years as software serial entrepreneur, advisor...
Invented 1st CRM product for PC,
Earned Inc. 500 twice, very happy exit
without co-founders or investors.
Co-Founder, President and Chairman of @nulu
Military veteran, financial professional @bank-of-america-merrill-lynch & @mgm-resorts-international
Design, Branding and Customer Experience are where I hang my hat. I genuinely enjoy the creative process & working with great individuals on exciting journeys.
Founder @netstumbler, @backupright • Worked at @tapingo, @buddy-media, @barnes-noble Nook
Founder Ellie • Worked at @photobucket, @deloitte-touche
Entrepreneur, Co-founder of @mp3-com. Co-founder of Autospies. Business Development/Investor: Animusic, PhotoCulture, @sparkcrowd. Advisor Saambaa.
CMIO @gogohealth, BA Biochemistry @harvard 1982, MD @stanford 1988, Primary care MD and creator of @telemedical.com in 1994 (a personalized telemedical portal )
Founder and CEO of @magister-technologies and developer of its core technologies
Founder @furlocity • Studied at @university-of-south-florida. Award winning sales professional and entrepreneur. Passionate about pets and pet care!
Co-founder & CTO @coachlogix-1; serial entrepreneur; technologist; advisor; 2011 1492 accelerator graduate; 10x S12 accelerator graduate
Consumer marketing & product management. Founder @moxy-vote • Worked at @cnet-networks, @musicmatch, @mysimon • Penn undergrad. Stanford MBA. ENTP personality.
Startup Executive. Board Member. Entrepreneur. Angel Investor. Builder of Great Teams and Great Products. Strategic Business Transformation.
Team member of @google, @performics, @publicis-groupe, @omd, @aviatech, @spacetime, @revagency, @media2point0.
Product guy. Founded @weroll @exitlist. Well-travelled, designed-focussed, art-lover, dedicated coder, bicycle rider.
I make LEDs blink
Co-founder / Chief Instigator @ www.saambaa.com. 3x entrepreneur: software, real estate, healthcare. Like heights. Love people. Enjoy creating things.
Founder @shops-stock • Worked at @lotus-elixirs • Studied at @grand-canyon-university-1
CEO of HipTraveler. VP Technical Business Development for numerous companies (ZERO-G, Sidepath). Passionate Traveler
Sam Estrin is a founder of a new entertainment/music start-up based out of Be Great Partners. Sam has co-founded two public companies and is an active advisor.
Founder of @maple-apps
Entrepreneur and tech nerd with a degree in information systems (University of Cologne)
Founder & CEO at @optimum-training-consulting, Co-Founder of @wembli.com
Serial entrepreneur with a track record of transforming technical innovation into high impact applications across a diverse spectrum of industries.
Co-founder @portfolium, previous rocket scientist @Rocketdyne. @pepperdine-university MBA, @ucsd Mechanical Engineer B.S. I run mountains a lot.
Co-Founder of @curvo-labs. Worked at healthcare investment fund; @aol; start-ups; former @u-s-navy Officer. Strong business background. MBA.
Founder @candy-lab-1 , @platestar • Worked at @us-army • Studied at @college-at-cortland
Co-founder and COO of Fusion Monarch and @rule.fm
CEO of SouthDoctors
CEO, CMO, VP Sales, General Counsel.
Co-Founder & CEO, @duniya-trade-1; Worked in various capacities @ Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America. Strong biz dev/banking/finance experience.
Ashok received his PhD from Columbia Univ. after obtaining his S.B from @massachusetts-institute-of-technology. Ashok has been engaged in cancer research for over 10 yrs. Ashok co-founded Imfuse
Founder @revestor. Real Estate Expert w/ over $3Billion in closed transactions. I know the tools today's real estate investors and professionals need to succeed.
Founder @furlocity • Studied at @emory-university
Was in on the ground floor @the-orchard, @digital-rights-agency, @electronic-arts, @digital-music-group-inc, @red-melon-records • Cognitive Science at @university-of-california-san-diego
Strategic Partnerships Manager at Relcy. Founded two startups and one community organization. UCLA Grad. Been building online since 12 years old.
Serial corporate entrepreneur, advisor, investor. Co-founder Sidewalk.com (sold to Ticketmaster), eHome (merged with Windows Division), MS Online Stores.
Startup veteran, strategic thinker, experience working with and managing a wide range of developement technologies, Agile focused
COO & Founding Team at @storific; French & International Trade at @clemson-university University; International Management at Universite de Bordeaux IV, IAE.
@IncMagazine Thanks for the Collecting Customer Feedback article including www.SuggestionBox.com as BEST for Asking for Ideas! http://bit.ly/7gjqkA
CEO of @joynin. Management, marketing & business development in companies ranging from angel, venture capital & private equity backed to Fortune 1000 companies.
CEO SiteTuners, Chair of Conversion Conference, best-selling author of Landing Page Optimization.
Founder Team Ventures • Worked at @videoegg, @saymedia • Studied at @san-diego-state-university, University of South Alabama
Founder @openeye-labs, @pushing-innovation-1 • Worked at @morgan-stanley, @merrill-lynch • Studied at @niels-brock-copenhagen-business-college
Chief Revenue Officer @alumnify • Worked at @ernst-and-young, @velocity-indiana • Studied at @university-of-san-diego
Head of Spanish Titles at Gawker. Founder of @guanabee-media (Acquired by Gawker Media). Advisor at @double-spring-media, Strong business and marketing background. Seed Investor and Tech Enthusiast.
Branding & Graphic Design
Works at @qualcomm Ventures • 10+ years Tech @qualcomm • Investor @rxmatch • Multiple Startups • Background in Business, Operations, Product Dev. and Strategy
Founder and CEO of Equiso
Head of Strategic Partnerships at Parking Panda and opened MetLife Stadium as an employee of the New York Jets. Former StubHub employee. Passion for Startups.
Food entrepreneur making healthy food accessible. Co-founded uberfood, Brown undergrad, Cornell MBA. Previously media ad sales and marketing.
Co-Founder of Industry. Co-Founder of Niche. CEO and Student Body President at Associated Students SDSU. Worked at Apple. Worked at Microsoft.
Cofounder/President of @my-medical-forum. EIR at CONNECT. Entrepreneur to the core. Passionate about start-ups, mobile health and working with brilliant people.
Founder/CEO of Jury Box, Inc. @harvard-university @UVALaw. Currently also Deputy District Attorney for San Diego County.
Big-picture thinker. Creator. Doer. Inbound Marketer. Marketing @zurple. Founder @seedref. Formerly @highernext and @jp-morgan. MBA @university-of-florida.
CEO and Founder Ai Futuristics • Studied at @walden-university NSF-REU Research @oklahoma-state-university 2011, Currently in MS IT Software Engineering Program at SNHU
Founder of StartupCircle
Biz Dev, Sales Strategy and Management
Storyteller, filmmaker, startup junkie. Forbes 30 Under 30. Mashable's Top Community Managers. I like my sugar with coffee and cream.
Startup Proven Sr. Business Development and Sales Leader, Revenue Generator,
Founder @extrabux • Studied at @university-of-southern-california
Co-Founder/Alchemist @saambaa. Digital storyteller w/ int'l afairs, media literacy and strong business background; interactive artist. MIA @columbia-university, BS @cornell-university
President/Managing Partner @ELearningMind, Ex-Business Development @ParkingPanda ; Ex-Associate @SPCapitalIQ ; @UCSDalumni; From San Diego
President of Blinksale. Customer engagement guru. Love building incredible products on the internet. Proud Baylor grad.
Founder and CEO of neXva enabling a direct connection between telcos, app developers and consumers
Chief Executive Officer - Starscriber
Co-Founder of @mymobilecoverage
Successful exit with @sirf-technology (IPO)
Founder @freeblogfactory-com; Digital Marketing Consultant to funded geo-local iPhone app; 5 yrs exp in Digital Marketing; 3 yrs Software Development projects
Co-Founder of Studio Tentpole. Previously Co-Founder of @bigsho
Co-founder of @lennd • Web Dev Lead at @hampton-creek-foods • Worked at @zendesk, @obama-for-america and Invisible Children • Studied at @university-of-missouri, @san-diego-state-university
Founding Team, Product/Sourcing Coordinator at Fashioning Change. Editor at Ecouterre, EcoSalon, & FashionMeGreen. Curated Merc-Benz Fashion Week "GreenShows".
Founder @picvoice-1 • Worked at @sap • Studied at @pennsylvania-state-university, @rollins-college
Music Teacher at Pacific Ridge School. Strong music and business background with degrees from @berklee-college-of-music and @northeastern-university University.
Founder of EvenBetterHalf, VP, Strategy at Digitaria (@digithoughts). Former @bravotv executive. 2013 SLP Fellow. Tech, music & architecture geek.
Zoran Founded TixAlert Inc., Founded CreatorBig, Works at One World, and Advises at Alliance West Realty
Artificial intelligence, machine learning & cognitive science. Serial entrepreneur. ENTP. CEO & Founder of Englue.
Strong product development and business background. Focused on time critical issues, driving increased sales and delighting customers.
Senior front-end engineer at Teradek
Founder of @blackwhalegroup; an idea studio converging physical with digital. Strong business background on both Coasts. Ex Mad Man. MBA 2004.
Serial Entrepreneur and Startup Adventurist • Founder @petbox • Studied at @kelley-school-of-business-indiana-university
Founder @venistat • Studied at @university-of-california-los-angeles, @university-of-california-san-diego
Founder @invesd • Worked at @intel, @qualcomm • Studied at @university-of-california-irvine
CEO of Flypeeps and Founding member. Strong business background worked for @general-electric and, @united-technologies • Studied at @university-of-michigan
Vice President, Ops & Strategy at uKnow.com; Specialize in taking companies from idea to profitability. 1st software startup out of college sold to Oracle.
Founder & CEO @evangel . Previously @octobertech-1 , @miki-1 , @newinttech . Serial entrepreneur, designer, web and marketing specialist.
Dr. Bob Wesson is a skilled executive, visionary entrepreneur, and adroit troubleshooter and turnaround expert. He has founded and sold 7 profitable tech companies.
Founder @padded; Worked at @digium, @switchvox; CompSci at @SDSU
Entrepreneur with deep interest and knowledge of user psychology
Founder @livelyfeed • Worked at @copart • Studied at @northern-arizona-university
Derick Downs is the CEO of @bidslist.
Prior- Project Manager at Sony- Created program that generated on averaged 4.5M a month.
Co-founder of 99 Companies. PhD from U of Chicago. JD and MBA from U of San Diego. NIH Post-doctoral Fellow at Caltech. Worked at Pfizer and Applied Biosystems.
Founder FoundThat • Studied at @washington-university-in-saint-louis. Strong work ethic and passion for investing, startups, and entrepreneurship. First startup sold to Plato Learning.
Founder @greenest-host • Worked at @nirvanix, @billmyparents • Studied at @mit-sloan-school-of-management, @columbia-business-school
Co-Founder @health-companion. Radiology Resident @stanford-university. Medical School @university-of-california-san-diego. Bridging tech innovation to medicine & health.
Graduated with a double major in Computer Science and Biology from @stanford-university. Avid sweat equity investor in promising startups.
CEO & Co-Founder of @mobubble. Application/Systems Engineer 4+ years. Marketing/Bizdev 4+ Years. VMI/Supply-Chain Manager. Pro Ball Player. Quantitive Econ @university-of-california-irvine.
Founder Spaceman Labs. Was an early employee and iOS Team Lead @mellmo . Developing for iOS since 2007.
Entrepreneur with extensive experience in ecommerce. Expertise in fulfillment, warehouse distribution, product content mgt. On the side: ticket scalping/resale.
Founder, President, Cogi, Inc.; Founder, CEO & CTO, CrystalVoice (Exit 2007); Founder, Principal, QIC:Solutions, Inc.; PulsePoint
Founder & CEO @starsvu, also founded @rayspan & @lightpointe. Pioneered breakthrough technologies in wireless comm & video sys. @massachusetts-institute-of-technology Ph.D. graduate in Physics.
Founder, Navigation Partners LLC; Global Marketing Strategist & Entertainment Consultant
Founder Curb Call. Founded & sold Robot Workshop Real Estate Tech. 10 yrs real estate brokerage experience. Ruby on Rails & iOS coder. Hustler. (The good kind)
Founder @impactflo • Worked at @nmbul • Sustainable Development and Economics at @university-of-california-san-diego • Chasing dreams of changing the world at @startupchile
Founder trend|tapper • Worked at @abb • Studied at @cornell-university, @stanford-university
Food and Beverage nerd and co-founder of Klinq. Follow our start-up app journey on my blog. UNLVAlum CIA Alum #Vegas @GoKlinq
Founder @pareto-biotechnologies • Worked at chemical/fuels startups, eg Total (partner with @amyris-biotechnologies), @sapphire-energy • PhD UT, Austin
CEO & Co-founder of @xydo-2. Founder & pioneer of online stock trading at Lombard. CEO of eLance and Executive VP at Morgan Stanley over Marketing and e-commerce.
Co-Founder of Predictably Well. IP Attorney.
CEO at @kingside
Founder at @yo-moments. Worked as @independent-consultant & 11 years at @bank-of-america. Studied at @arizona-state-university. 1st Web Startup in High School
Worked at @IBMResearch • Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from @carnegie-mellon-university
Founder @rentlinx • Founder of WhatsThatCharge • MSE and BSE in CS at Michigan • SDE Intern at @microsoft • 6'4", 210lbs of fun
Electrical Engineer and Computer Science major at SDSU. Creating things that need to be created.
Co-founder & CEO at @cloudeas
CEO of SH. PhD Student @oxford Neuroscience. Worked @ucsd AI/CS/Robotics Lab, Winner @AT&T Health Hackathon 2012, Winner Best Demo ECCV 2012. Coding for 12+yrs.
High-integrity, energetic leader known for ability to envision and create successful outcomes for complex problems.
Serial & seasoned entrepreneur, founder & CEO at IT MOVES IT, proposing LEADiNiUS, a unique SaaS, all-in-one, modular management software
Founder localeikki • Worked at @university-of-texas-at-austin, @university-of-kansas-1 • Studied at @emory-university, @university-of-california-irvine
COO and Co-Founder of @tomnod;
PhD in Electrical Engineering;
Founder & CEO @nuviz • MBA/BBA at @university-of-fribourg • worked at @homburg-partner-management-consulting, @glaxosmithkline
Start-up CEO and Board Member, Private and Public Companies. @monster-offers, ZalaPay, @drhealthshare, @prime-mover, Lydian, Wellfound, CMstat, and others.
Serial entrepreneur. Founder VRTR Tech (sold to private investor). Seabright (sold to private investor). MBA @stockholm-school-of-economics
Founder of Flippo Interactive. 1st startup at age of 19. Strong global branding background. Former NBA Art Director . UI/UX Specialist. Published Author.
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.
Growth Hacking since 2005
Founder of @stratacution-ventures | Experts with Funding Preparation | Live, eat and drink the entrepreneur lifestyle. Always innovating, never settling.
Director of Sales @smaato, Founder @HyperconGlobal, #Tech #Sales #Strategy #AdTech
A versatile dentist and orthodontist, Dr. Ron Greenspan offers a full spectrum of corrective procedures to his patients at Greenspan Orthodontics.
CEO of Mystorya, Co founded TWO7 Inc.- App Development with KEOIS founder Devin Sewell along with a handful of other startups. Worked at AOL - Beverly Hills.
Principal Interaction Designer @intuit, Mobile UX'er, Innovation Catalyst, Design Thinker, Gamification'er. Previously @independa, @wingcast, Ford, GM, HP.
>20 yrs in ops, investment mngmt, & cap markets. Strong turnaround experience in multi-million $ businesses. Techy. Interested in c-level role. Wharton MBA.
@scorestream VP Business Development, @espn Mobile Director Product Development, CEO JSN/BRANDitTV, Disney Mobile Director of Product Development,
Senior Marketing and General Manangement Executive with over 25 years of experience at HP and Kodak
Entrepreneur • Product Manager • MBA • 15 years sales experience • BS Integrated Marketing Communications
President at AirScoreboard. Electrical Engineer, strong sports management background, loves coding, cycling, racquetball
Co-founder/CEO of DonationMatch. Graduate of Founder Institute & SLP. 13 years as multi-unit franchisee. Nonprofit board member/auction chair.
Startup mentor, digital marketer, copywriter, blogger @the-huffington-post, founder @high-five-digital-marketing & @project-nominate.
New Economy Community Builder. Developing business and social networks to keep us connected and moving forward.
CEO @Resumoto Track record with over $500MM in sales and two successful exits. Former CEO @FreeMe.com @wopodo @OnLineStaffing
Background in Cognitive Science, Interaction Design, Art, and Urbanism. Founded Social Print Studio in 2010.
Founder & CEO at Canecom, ShopDash, Partner at Traction Tribe
Founder @impactflo • Studied at @university-of-california-berkeley • Previously Editor-in-Chief of nonprofit media start up, @independent-voter-network. "always question."
Education, Rice U.
Stills.com in progress...
Founder @archinomist • Worked at @nbc-universal, @anheuser-busch • Studied at @cornell-university
VP Business Development @juggernautsearch @searchcontrol, VP Business Development @dentedego, Business Development Manager @zingle, Startup, Sales and Marketing, OEX Trader, Finance, University of Florida, SEO, CRM, Proud Parent, Beach Volleyball, Surf
Founder and CEO of Green Kid Crafts. Founder Institute Female Fellow. Winner of Leading Moms in Business Competition. M.E.S.
Founder Share It Fitness. BBA from James Madison University. Worked at Fortune 500, small start-up consulting and as a federal employee.
COO EVDrive, 31 years, 3 tech start-ups, c-level exec, key tech, marketing & operations skills honed in aerospace, powersports, advertzing, simulation to gaming
CEO | Entrepreneuer | Investor | Visionary
Founder @starspot-live, @broadway-buds-mobile-collective • Worked at @utc-aerospace-systems
Top producer at Pfizer. Transitioned from commanding capital ships to capital funds. Seasoned deal-maker.
Strategic thinker bridging the gap between product, technology and business, with an eye for innovative market opportunities.
Co-Founder CloudGirlfriend.com & 5000Hands.com MBA. CPA. Social Ventures. Boise. San Diego. Venezuela.
CEO at @penny-auction-solutions, Inc. / Strong Project Manager, Former CEO & COO, Business Analyst, Fortune 500 Experience, Entrepreneur for 18 years.
Founder @green-kid-crafts • Worked at @national-park-service • Studied at @stanford-university, @alaska-pacific-university
Founded Breeasy.com - a small bus. platform. Co-Founder and COO @Data Insurance Licensing Ltd. Founder and Lead Consultant at BootstrapTechnology Consulting.
Co-Founder and CEO @Paradigm Energy Research Company; President @lewis Lifetime Tools. Strong management skills. Columbia Law School, UC Davis
Founder & Chairman @nuviz • President & CEO @holoeye-systems-inc
Founder @wovn-energy • Studied Physics @university-of-washington-1 10 year Entrepreneur. 5 years in the energy game.
Advisor at @loudie
Co-Founder @easel_ly • Business Development @fortunebuilders and @proflowers • Strong background in BizDev and Marketing • Studied Marketing @VirginiaTech
UX/UI Designer. maverick. entrepreneur. obsessed with mobile, user experience and making things better.
Co-Founder and CTO of DonationMatch. Over 20 years experience in building enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence systems.
Account Director @ 50 & 50 - CoFounder/CEO @ Moniker Group - Partner @ Donately
Founder of @hitch-d. Mother of two. Web Designer and Fulbright Fellow. Former Tech Recruiter in Tokyo.
Co-Founder at @terrapan-labs LLC
CEO at Mono Machines LLC
Redefining how Businesses and the Govt. Buy Office Equipment
CEO of @instapart. Hungry for Impact. More than a couple failed experiments. @500startups alumni while at @iron-drone-1.
CEO of @tradeupz.com. 1st startup since working for Fotoball USA, Inc, MashON and @skinit.
Founder/CEO of @buxback
eCommerce Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Medelita, husband father of three, surfer & thinker.
Trusts SME - Stockbroker, Pilot, Real Estate Broker & Executive Adviser to UHNW Families
Founder HE SWIM • Worked at @beckman-coulter, @telluride-ski-and-golf-resort • Studied at @boston-college, @university-of-massachusetts-amherst
Studied at @san-diego-state-university
Owner/Founder at @fittogether.com
Founder of PULSAR® EDUCATION. Creator of the "Patent-Pending" PULSAR® POWERED Adaptive Learning Platform and CreatingStory, a PULSAR® K12 literacy project.
Over 22 Years experience in Sales, Marketing and Operations for leading companies such as GM, Ford, WFS Financial and AutoTrader.com.
Founder @TipNetwork • Founder @xgineer-solutions • Studied @saint-joseph-s-university
Director of eCommerce at Medelita. MBA from University of San Francisco, 10+ Years Digital Marketing and eCommerce experience.
Founder @carzumer • Work at @cymplifi, @united-states-marine-corps, @Sperry Van Ness, 16 yrs’ Sales, Finance, and Mgmt. M-Engr, w/ Math, Seattle University.
Gustavson BCom. Quench my thirst drinking from the startup fountain. Love tech, creativity, strategy and making things better for people. Global mindset.
B2B business builder with 10 years sales, marketing, & management experience. Engineer & MBA. Advisor to Bison Pallet. Materials, industrial, cleantech.
CEO of BEFLOAT • Worked at @kpmg-consulting • Studied Ecomomics at @university-of-california-san-diego
Co-Founder, CEO @bishop-peak-technology • Worked at @qualcomm • Studied Computer Engineering at @california-polytechnic-state-university-san-luis-obispo
Improved the order management process and visibility for a $2 billion dollar supply chain management startup. Harvard Business School wrote about us.
Founder @mobloop, @weedwall • Studied at @university-of-california-santa-barbara Online Visionary and Entrepreneur
Founder of @textbuch; Studying Finance, Psychology, and Computer Science at the University of San Diego
Co-founder & CEO @ ZipCap • Studied @columbia-university, entrepreneur focus on finance, technology, small business, marketing & personal passions
Manager of EvoNexus, San Diego’s pro-bono technology incubator. Manager of CommNexus, connecting mentors to start-up companies.
Excel master. Expert at financial modeling, forecasting, budgeting, project management, and process improvement. BS Accounting, MBA, 7 years Internet banking.
Experienced Sales and Marketing Executive
Founder Online University for Parents
Registered Investment Advisor, prior Member of the Governor’s Taskforce on Financial Education (WI). Worked at Michael Best & Friedrich. MBA from UW-Madison.
Worked at @belden • Studied at @ucsd
Innovative JD/MBA with experience founding, advising, and running businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies.
Founder @sqeeqee-pronounced-squeaky-2, Sqeeqee (pronounced "Squeaky") • Investor @sqeeqee-pronounced-squeaky
Founder @riley • Studied at University of California, San Diego, @san-diego-state-university
Founder @the-night-lifers-corp • Worked at @international-academy-of-english, @southern-states-university • Studied at @san-diego-state-university
A San Diego, California legal professional with 20 years of experience, Richard Sallese has been acknowledged as one of the top tax lawyers in the nation
Engineer at @qualcomm architecting end-user products and services.
Worked at @provide-commerce • Studied at @university-of-virginia
Co-Founder of onLessons.com
U.S. Naval Academy
UCSD Rady MBA
IT Security Professional
Founder @tiolabs, @southwest-trade-services • Investor @brightscope, @coachlogix
Experienced iOS developer • Co-founder and CTO of String Wars • Worked at @adobe-systems • Studied CS at @iit-bombay
Sales, Customer Experience and Project Coordination Professional seeking Sprouting Edge Enterprise that prioritizes process and structure driving real teamwork.
CEO & Founder of SprinkleBit. Interested in technology and finance. Connect with me at: http://www.sprinklebit.com/
Founder of TallySpace, painless SMS voting for schools.
Founder @nu Promethean Technologies • Studied Physics at @california-state-university-northridge, and @california-state-university-bakersfield
CEO @NanoCellect Biomedical. Managing Partner @ScholarNexus. HHMI Med-to-Grad Fellow, UCSD/Salk PhD. Startup Leadership Fellow.
Business Development leader at @realtyglue. Extensive business and consulting experience at Kintera (@blackbaud), Qwest, MCI. Co-Founder of BusinessCase.com
President & Founder @aisle Planner Inc. • Studied at @Creighton
Startup & Online Marketing Guru. Principal @ MD Capital Advisors and Founder @ GoBig, Inc. Extensive startup experience with VCs & Public Companies.
Owner/Operator San Diego Taxman. Owner/Op Thorn St Brewery. Comedian
Worked at @ca-technologies • Studied at @university-of-california-santa-barbara
Entertainment Transportation Systems • Studied at @central-washington-university
Broad Startup Experience: Retail Health, Equity Research, Analytics, Investment Banking, Pharma, Web, Social and Mobile
Design Engineer. Founder of Publicity Startup. Master in Marketing and Technologies Management. Play guitar and Sing. Sports.
Strong Legal background(Thomson Reuters Elite). Worked for over 10 Am Law 100 firms like Latham & Watkins, Watchtell Lipton, Cravath Swaine, Cooley etc.
Founder CarteScape, Inc. • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
CTO and Co-Founder of @digitaria
Co-founded Fanbass • Co-founded LED Presents (myLifeEveryDay.com) • Co-founded FAIRspot.com • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
Founder and CEO of Young And CEO • Branding Expert • Studied at @PomonaCollege
Founder Next Space Solutions • Studied at @united-states-naval-academy
CEO of @party-people-photos, 1st photography start-up. Very motivated & highly dedicated.
Founder UI/UX @heeyy. I love what I do, wake up every morning with no regrets.
Vice President Marketing and Business Development
CEO and Co-Founder of @gocard. Co-founder of Huddle Inc., a youth marketing pioneer. Problem solver. Creative and tactical.
Worked at @motorola and currently working for @disney
Entrepreneur, Bestselling Author & Celebrity Interviewer
Founder of Palendar / Palbum. Tinkerer...
BS from UCSD as Mechanical Engineer, Interest in Robotics and Design, Research ,Entreprenurial Background, Development of New Extruder for FDM 3D printing.
Co-Founder of @EnBlocHotels. Relentless Entrepreneur, Tech-Junkie and Chef wannabe.
Co-Founder, COO of @didyoufindadeal LLC
Partner at @dr-horsepower
Serial entrepeneur--founded--taskhero.com, @bnt-erosion-control, @cof-capital and cofounded VC funded @workexchange.com
Founder Tallymark • Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
Business-minded attorney with broad-based legal and business experience
Determined EE/CE student at @university-of-california-los-angeles with internships at @lawrence-berkeley-national-lab, @qualcomm, & @infinera.
CTO at Reveal Biosciences. Founder of DiPath. First business selling candy in sixth grade.
Founder of @duos. BSCS @university-of-california-san-diego
Dedicated, internationally-educated entrepreneur and business developer specialized in high growth, technology driven companies.
Engineering Degree, Flight Instuctor, and experience as COO/CFO. Built a company from scratch, helped another get funded, and now looking for something new.
Founder and President of Effecture, LLC. COO of Networks InMocean, Inc. Employee at SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific
Experienced in Developing products, Design, Printing, 3D modeling, Rendering, Web sites
Co-Founder of myNightCap. Nightlife discovery application for iOS. Marketing and Business Development professional with a strong emphasis on Online Marketing.
Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego
Built a 1031 Exchange firm and sold to a public Company.Practiced law for 25 years.
Assembled a team of Interns to lead business and customer acquisition in San Diego.
Founder @idesigntoday • Worked at @divx, @rovi-corporation • Studied at City University of New York. 12+ years of experience in design industry
Founder. CEO. Tech Junky. Nerd. Athlete.
Worked at @cadence-design-systems, @texas-instruments • Studied at University of Maryland, @university-of-maryland-college-park
I specialize in working with lean product development teams & startups to improve the user experience of web & mobile products.
"The best way to complain is to make things."
CEO Of @powder-puff-extreme; NFL Free Agent; 2x Minor League Football 1st Team All-American & Tight End of the Year; Team USA Football Captain.
Founder @bevo-media • Technology and Online Marketing Entrepreneur. Studied at @syracuse-university University
Founder @qairus, Qairus • Worked at @nokia • Studied at @aalto-university
Inventor at Waterfi. Past VP of Tech @interra-energy. Launched MINI Cooper convertible in Oxford UK. Manufactured trash cans in LA. Interned @eboost-consulting.
Founder, Automaton. Snowboarding Saves Lives!
Worked @pricewaterhousecoopers-1, @pwc-1, @Blueturn, founded @rettydo, @renterlove, studied at @james-madison-university
Founder HQJungle • Studied at @morehouse-college
CFO of Vandermedia Design Inc. Works with startup companies to establish strong brand identity, consistent graphic communications and web design.
COO at @nuviz • COO at @holoeye-systems-inc • Studied at @duquesne-university
Providing companies w/ resources of highly experienced accounting team (CFO through staff accountant) that can benefit from high level expertise at low cost
Missionary of music and founder of @jamclouds • Creative Design @sprinklebit • Worked at @bts, @swedish-armed-forces • Studied at @university-of-utah
Leveraging 17 years of experience in the insurance and financial industries, William Welsome counsels clients as an independent Investment Advisor.
Lounje is a social platform of trending topics and events in 5 words or less, which people share from around the world in real time.
Founder & COO of Oopgo, Inc - the leading web intelligence company on the market today.
Founder @roudr • Studied at @san-diego-state-university
Founder Study-Date, and Edtool • Partner, Macleod Asare Chan LLC.
Founder of @viewbug-1.com
Graduated from the University of San Diego
CEO and Founder Legionem. • MBA from at @michigan-state-university, Studied at @university-of-central-arkansas. Strong business background especially with Technology and Corporate Finance. CFA charterholder.
Product lead, design & creative direction; launched products for Fortune 100/500 companies. Designer w/ engineering background.
Founder Trees etc. • Studied at @columbia-college .
Founder TranscribDx, LLC • Studied at @university-of-california-riverside. Experienced Biochemist with practical experience in developing NGS-based testing piplelines.
Founder & President at Marketing MJ
Leeward Bound Corp
Think Big | Entrepreneur
Co-Founder and CTO at Big Lobby
Social Media Analyst | Digital Media | Online Marketing | CEO
VP of OEM Sales and Business Development at @trackr-1, LLC. Multi-lingual, entrepreneurial w/strong background in CE, Bluetooth/Wireless, Multi Media industry
Founded Energy Eye, Inc., executive at Somfy Group, then founded Debitec Ltda., founded Digital Arbitrage, Inc.
Founded Grean Bean Packaging LLC, Management team @ Equinox, AMLI, Arena Fitness, Specialty: Business Development, Recruiting, Team Leadership, Revenue Growth .
An accomplished executive and real estate developer, Arian Jaff currently serves as a Board Member of Fundacion Castro-Limon (FCL) in Tijuana, Mexico.
A shopkeeper & business developer looking to bring innovative products and services to market.
Founder and CEO of Centurions Defense. Former FBI and Special Ops USN/USMC. SME in Tactical Training /Security Solutions/Business Development/Leadership.
Vice President, Corporate Product Strategy at Universal Electronics
Technical Lead @mylab, Co-founder @DreadCentral, Founder @BoxofDread. Entrepreneur, maker, coder.
Mehenou Satu Amouzou, PhD, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of MSA, Inc., Investment and Trade Management.
I´ve been Creative Director for Art Studio Inc, a small design and multimedia group. My background in architecture and have a passion for all disciplines of design. Searching for Creative Thinking and Experimentation.
Software Engineer, Startup Entrepreneur
Founder and CEO of @evaero-2 and creator of @oncare-1.
Founder & CEO of @hirecules.com.
At present, Bharat Lall, M.D., acts as President and Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Hotels USA, which maintains headquarters in San Diego.
Creative Professional and overall Customer Service/Hospitality geek, with a passion for designing engaging brand experiences whether they be online or offline.
Brand Strategy | Project Management | Business Management and Development| Procurement and Contract Negotiations| Sales
Co-Founder of @luvia.com
Founder Xellent Solutions, LLC • Studied at @university-of-mumbai, Security expert from Device to Cloud, loves physics, product development.
Serial Entrepreneur and Real Estate Broker. Built multiple companies and raised millions of dollars. Looking for a developer to partner with to build big ideas
Prior service analyst, experienced an open-source analyst and criminal research specialist, pattern and trend analysis.
CTO of The Marshmallow Studio / Started a hosted voip solutions company / Started a successful web design/dev shop
Founder @ Vlobe, Coder @ 24/7, Dad @ Real Life
Founder Study-Date, and Edtool • Partner, Macleod Asare Chan LLC.
CEO and Co-founder of @the-tech-block
Founder @entertainment-transportation-systems • Worked at @independent-consultant, @pharmaco-kinesis
Founder of dianeserrahandmade.com, Expert in feasibility assessments for drug development, MsC International Clinical Trials Management, MBA candidate
Founder REI Marketing, @inspired-capital-partners • Worked at @keller-williams-realty, @peterson-team-realty • Studied at @southern-utah-university
Founder Study-Date, and Edtool • Partner, Macleod Asare Chan LLC.
Studied at @kutztown-university-of-pennsylvania, Director of Artist Relations @ Beat-Play & Music Without Labels, LLC
Founder @phluido • Worked at @qualcomm, @university-of-southern-california-1
- Custom Solution Engineer at Aspect Software
Husband, father, entrepreneur, and geek with a passion for startups. Founded and sold ReadyJet Charters.
CEO of @yumber.com a Start-up that will change the way we share contacts and interests forever.
CEO and co-founder of @icampustimes.
Creative Director specializing in product design: apps, web, and physical product.
founder, @etherguide-systems, digital systems iconoclast, avid bicyclist; can turn concepts into reliable systems and products