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You won’t want to miss the hard-earned lessons from these veterans of the software industry.
Once upon a time, Patrick McKenzie was an engineer. Then he had an idea for some software and discovered that, while programming it was easy, marketing it was not.
David created Ruby on Rails, the open source web framework in 2003. That would pretty much define most careers but he is also founder & CTO at Basecamp.
Steli Efti is the co-founder and CEO of Close.io. He’s Silicon Valley’s most prominent sales hustler, a YC alumni, advisor to several startups and entrepreneurs and the author of The Ultimate Startup Guide To Outbound Sales.
Claire Lew is the CEO of Know Your Company, a software tool that helps business owners with 25 to 75 employees overcome company growing pains. Since then, Know Your Company has helped over 8,000 people at companies like Airbnb and Kickstarter.
Trish Khoo manages a testing and infrastructure engineering team at Google. Her team provides support for the Google Maps engineering organization responsible for data curation.
Rich is a seasoned executive and serial entrepreneur – he has been the ‘product guy’ (as CEO/VP Product) at six startups. With deep technical roots in B2B infrastructure, SaaS and consumer online, Rich combines ‘what-we-can-build’ with ‘what-markets-want’.
Matthew Bellows is Founder and CEO of Yesware, a sales automation company that helps salespeople manage their customers and prospects more effectively. Yesware has 500,000 customers at companies like Acquia, Adroll, Groupon, Salesforce, Twilio, Yelp and Zendesk.
As Bullhorn’s co-founder and CEO, Art Papas has led the company through more than ten consecutive years of growth.
Paul Kenny is a Sales Coach working with media and technology customers across Europe and the US.
Dr. Alexander Osterwalder is the lead author of the two international bestsellers “Business Model Generation” and “Value Proposition Design”, passionate entrepreneur, and demanded speaker.
Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer at Stack Exchange where he is responsible for running the business behind Stack Exchange’s network of Q&A communities, including Stack Overflow.
Precious is an epidemiologist and entrepreneur. At Econet Wireless she established a mobile phone-based health information platform in Zimbabwe, reaching over 600 000 subscribers within the first year.
James is the Chief Creative Officer at digital services firm Crowd Favorite.
Tania Katan is an award-winning author and performer who believes in storytelling at all costs.
Kristi Woolsey works at the intersection of business, psychology, and architecture. Consultant, speaker, blogger, strategist, faculty, researcher, founder, wife of a startup guy, and mom to two small boys.