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Daniel Klausssen, Senior Director within the Innovation Strategy Department at Marriott International. Prior to joining Marriott, Daniel led the complete re-development of the Public Broadcasting Systems digital strategy including all of their mobile apps, streaming tools, and architecture. Prior to that he was a stay at home dad while consulting for startups after a career at legendary silicon valley companies like Netscape, Borland, and Collabra. Daniel grew up in Squaw Valley California and received a degree in physics from the university of colorado at boulder. 

 

Lets listen into Daniel Klaussen interviewed by Tom Denison at our Chicago Startup Grind Chapter. 

 

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Jon Steinberg who at the time was the President and COO of Buzzfeed. Following Buzzfeed he became CEO of the US version of the Daily Mail Online and a Board Member of Bustle. He is an Ex-Googler previously as a Strategic Partner Development Manager on Google’s SMB Partnerships team. Prior to Google, Jon was the Director of Business Development at Majestic Research and the founder of iBuilding, a commercial real estate software company backed by Tishman Speyer Properties, Benchmark Capital, and 12 Entrepreneuring. He is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and holds an MBA from Columbia University.

 

Lets listen into Jon Steinberg interviewed at our Startup Grind NYC Chapter in 2013.

 

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Nigel Morris, co-founder of the Capital One Financial Corporation. Nigel started Capital One with the simple idea of dropping annual fee’s for credit cards and instead target different credit cards to specific segments of the population. Now it's a publicly traded company with over $20 Billion in revenues headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia. Nigel is now the managing partner of QED Investors, a direct investment fund focused on high-growth companies that leverage the power of data strategies. In addition, he serves on the board of numerous companies, including TransUnionRed Ventures, Prosper, MediaMath, and Braintree. He has angel invested in Webs.com (acq by VistaPrint for $117M) and AddThis. Lets listen into Nigel Morris interviewed in Washington DC by chapter director Brian Park. 

 

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Jim Bankoff.  Jim is CEO and Chairman of Vox Media, a global internet media company that currently has three major editorial brands, SB NationThe Verge, and Polygon, a video-gaming site. SB Nation, its sports brand, boasts over 30mm users per month across 300 individually branded, fan-centric sports communities, each covering a specific professional or college team, league or sport. In November 2011, Vox Media launched The Verge, which has quickly established itself as a category leader and the fastest growing site that covers technology. In October 2013, Vox launched Polygon, a site dedicated to news and community for fans of gaming, anchored by an all-star roster of writers. All Vox Media sites are built upon its world-class proprietary publishing platform. As the former Executive Vice President of Programming and Products at AOL, Bankoff has developed and led many notable websites including Aol.com, Mapquest, Moviefone, AOL Music, Netscape and AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) . He is also known for establishing websites TMZ, Fanhouse, BloggingStocks and Engadget. The company enjoys support from leading investors including Accel Partners, Comcast Interactive Capital and Khosla Ventures. He is also a Senior Advisor for Providence Equity Partners.

 

Lets listen into Jim Bankoff interviewed by  Brian Park in Washington DC . 

 

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Jennifer Dulski President & COO of the social advocacy platform Change.org. An early Yahoo! employee, Jennifer led one of the company's 6 Business units, serving as group VP and general manager of local and commerce. In 2007, Jennifer left Yahoo! to become co-founder and CEO of The Dealmap, a location-based deals site that Google acquired in 2011. She served as a senior executive at Google for two years before joining Change.org in January 2013. Jennifer's first job out of college was founding and running the Pittsburgh site of the Breakthrough Collaborative, a non-profit organization helping underserved students get on a path to college. She currently chairs the board of the Silicon Valley site of the Breakthrough Collaborative and serves on the board of Little Passports. 

 

Lets listen into Jennifer Dulski interviewed in San Francisco by Archive.ly founder Perri Gorman. 

 

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Tony Wheeler. When Tony and his wife arrived in Sydney in 1972 after a six month trip through Asia from Europe toward Australia, they decided to start Lonely Planet Publications to publish the story of their journey - Across Asia on the Cheap. From those humble beginnings, Lonely Planet Publications has grown to become the world’s largest independent guidebook publisher with more than 500 titles in print and over 400 staff around the world. In 2011, Tony completed the sale of Lonely Planet, and though he doesn’t have a formal role in the company, he still keeps busy writing books such as Tony Wheeler’s Dark Lands. 

 

Lets listen into Tony wheeler interviewed by our Startup Grind Melbourne Chapter Director. 

 

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United States Congresswoman Suzan DelBene. Prior to her election as the representative for Washington’s 1st congressional district in 2012, Suzan held various tech exec roles including as the Co-Founder and VP of Drugstore.com which sold to Walgreens for $409M. Suzan has also served as the CEO of Nimble Technology and as Microsofts VP of Mobile Communications. Earlier in her career at Microsoft, Suzan worked on the famed Windows 95 operating system. She has a degree in biology from Reed College and a MBA from the university of Washington. 

 

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Daehee Park & JT Marino. The two founded Tuft & Needle with the idea that it is possible to create high quality products and charge a fair price to customers.  Launched in 2012 by two software engineers, Tuft & Needle was the first vertically integrated ecommerce mattress company to focus on selling one perfect product: an unbeatable mattress at an unbeatable price. With a background in ecommerce and marketing, prior to Tuft & Needle Daehee Park served as a consultant at Acxiom Corporation. Daehee received his bachelor’s degree in Security & Risk Analysis at Penn State University. John-Thomas (“JT”) Marino leads product and software development. With a passion for thoughtfully designed customer experiences, JT started his career at Hashrocket helping startups build just that. With roots in Northeastern Pennsylvania, JT studied Computer Science at Penn State University.

 

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