Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced “keep”), a category-creating mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising through an innovative platform that leverages “moments of achievement” in games and apps to simultaneously benefit users, developers and advertisers. Backed by IPG, Hummer Winblad, Relay Ventures, True Ventures, Digital Garage and others, the …Continue Reading
Chris is CEO and Co-founder of OpenCoin, the organization that first built the Ripple protocol. Ripple is an open source decentralized payment network and virtual currency. Chris is also a former Co-founder and CEO of Prosper, a P2P lending marketplace and E-Loan, a publicly traded online lender. During his tenure at E-Loan, he pioneered the …Continue Reading
Daniel has more than a decade helping startups with product design. He co-founded Canadian web agency Silverorange, where he worked with clients including Ning, the Canadian government, Bebo, Revision3, and Mozilla, where he helped design the Firefox brand. Daniel went on to Digg.com where he spent five years as Digg’s creative director. He also co-founded …Continue Reading
Danny is currently the Founder/CEO of Perch, a new ambient video company. Prior to starting Perch, Danny was co-founder of Bootup Labs, an Internet Seed Accelerator, which invested and mentored eight new Internet companies including Summify (acquired by Twitter) and Layerboom (acquired by Joyent). Danny was co-founder and CEO of Strutta, a social platform for …Continue Reading
Raised in Vancouver, BC, Don has more than 23 years of entertainment industry experience starting with the founding of Distinctive Software at age 17 which subsequently became “EA Canada.” Before joining Microsoft in 2007, Don held several leadership positions with Electronic Arts, most recently as President of Worldwide Studios. Don is known for bringing to …Continue Reading
Ellen McGirt is a senior writer with Fast Company Magazine, where she writes the type of long form profiles that everyone says will soon go the way of the dodo. She hopes everyone is wrong on this one. During the past five years, she’s had the time to explore and explain the people, technology, and …Continue Reading
Greg Petroff is the Chief Designer for GE Software and the General Manager for GE’s UX Center of Excellence. At GE,Greg is leading efforts to define the human interface to the Industrial Internet, connecting people to machines and systems in meaningful ways. He is known for the ability to use design methods to guide teams to define the …Continue Reading
He has been a driving force in creating Tagged.com with his partner, co-founder and long-time friend, Johann Schleier-Smith. Previously, Greg co-founded Avivon Inc., which introduced the textbook comparison-shopping agent flyingchickens.com to the Harvard campus during the Fall semester of 1999, and served as COO of Limespot.com LLC, a leading network of 100+ local college portals.