Alexis is Co-Founder; VP, Strategic Development of the Curbed Network. The Curbed Network delivers intelligence on real estate & interior design (Curbed.com), restaurants & dining (Eater.com), fashion & shopping (Racked.com) and urban travel (Gridskipper.com). Through the years, Alexis has been involved in every stage of company development from incorporation, to ad sales to capital raising; she now focuses on strategic partnerships and ecommerce initiatives.
Before joining Curbed full-time, Alexis worked in investment and nonprofit management with emphasis on venture capital & private…Read more
Amanda has lived and worked in Toronto, Atlanta, Buenos Aires, Madrid, London and lately home seems to be wherever her suitcase is parked. She is Founder of Connect the Dots Foundation; established in 2009 to incubate and craft fresh global campaigns and initiatives that use technology to connect people offline for a good cause.
Amanda spent the first part of her career working in non-traditional roles within boutique creative agencies and communication firms. She then delved deeper into event management and commercial property eventually co-founding Space-2, an innovative film and event lo…Read more
Hi there, I am Andreas Weigend. My expertise is in social and mobile technologies and in consumer behavior: I study people and the data they create. In today's increasingly digitized world, consumers are sharing data in unprecedented ways. This Social Data Revolutionrepresents a deep shift in how people make purchasing and lifestyle decisions.
I advise companies that want to embrace this new reality of social data. Together, we design interactive platforms and real-time systems, empowering them and their customers to make better choices. Previously, as the Chief Scientist of Amazon.com, I …Read more
Andrew Ray represents public and private companies and financial sponsors in a broad range of corporate and finance matters. Andy has extensive experience in the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT), government contracts, and energy and project finance sectors. Since 2009, Andy has been designated a Leading Lawyer by the publication Best Lawyers in America.
Prior to joining the firm, Andy served as a clerk to the Hon. James M. Sprouse of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Andy has taught at George Mason University School of Law as an adjunct professor and is …Read more
I run Mixergy, a project were proven entrepreneurs teach how they built their businesses. Participants include the founders of LivingSocial, 37signals, Sun Microsystems, Y Combinator and LinkedIn.
Previously, I parlayed a stack of credit card debt to build Bradford & Reed, a $30+ million a year online greeting card company.
When I’m not running Mixergy, I enjoy sneaking beer and edamame into movie theaters with my wife.
Andy co-founded Brighter Planet in 2005 and continues to design and integrate its products and services. Andy has been chief of staff to political consultant Joe Trippi, personal assistant to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and a member of Howard Dean's 2004 presidential campaign web team. A long-time technologist, he is also an Eagle Scout.
Angie Goff is a multi-media journalist in Washington DC.
Goff spent several years covering news, traffic and entertainment at WUSA in Washington. She also anchored and reported for WIS-TV in Columbia, SC where she won an Emmy. Other stops in her career include KMEG-TV in Sioux City, Iowa and Entertainment Tonight.
My name is Ben Milne. I’m currently living in Des Moines Iowa building a company called Dwolla. Our company is built around the simple idea that moving money should be easy, affordable, transparent, and safe.
I believe wealth should be distributed among populations without inherently being diminished through the act of distribution.
Brian Solis is principal at Altimeter Group, a research-based advisory firm. Solis is globally recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders and published authors in new media. A digital analyst, sociologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging media on business, marketing, publishing, and culture. His current book, Engage, is regarded as the industry reference guide for businesses to build and measure success in the social web.
Caroline McCarthy is a writer and editor who worked as a journalist for five years covering technology for CNET.com, writing the column "The Social" and appearing as a commentator on MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann," NBC's "Today," CBS' "The Early Show," and her personal favorite, G4's "Attack of the Show." She currently puts her writing skills to work on the marketing team at Google.
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Charlie is a Principal at First Round Capital, working on very early stage investments in the New York City area. He founded New York’s largest independent innovation community group, nextNY, and was voted one of the 100 Most Influential People in New York Technology the last three consecutive years by Alley Insider. Charlie was the Co-Founder & CEO of Path 101, an innovative startup in the career guidance and recruiting space, which raised half a million dollars and was a Business Insider Startup 2009 Finalist. Before founding Path 101, he spent a year as the Director of…
In August 2010, Cheryl co-founded CityPockets, a daily deal wallet that help users keep track of all their deal purchases in one spot, and sell vouchers they can't use in a secondary deals marketplace. CityPockets was participated in LaunchBox Digital's Fall 2010 Accelerator program and subsequently raised $750K from angel investors in May 2011.
Cheryl was recently named "25 Women Driving NY's Tech Scene" by Betabeat (bit.ly/25womendrivingtech) and blogs about her personal startup journey at cherylyeoh.com
Prior to starting CityPockets, she was a management consultant at KPMG, Opera Solution, a…
Chris is passionate about entrepreneurship, problem solving, and seeking adventure. Prior to co-founding Signal, Chris worked at PwC and obtained a B.S. from Purdue University.