Dharmesh Shah

co-Founder & CTO, Hubspot

Dharmesh Shah is co-founder and CTO of HubSpot, the NYSE listed inbound marketing platform with a market cap of over $7 billion and $590 million revenue in past year.

Prior to founding HubSpot in 2006, Dharmesh was founder and CEO of Pyramid Digital Solutions, which was acquired by SunGard Data Systems in 2005. Dharmesh is an active member of the Boston-area entrepreneurial community, an angel investor in over 60 startups, and writes about startups, inbound marketing, and company culture. Dharmesh holds a BS in Computer Science from UAB and an MS from MIT but learned everything he knows about the software business from his regular attendance at Business of Software Conference since the very first one!

Facing Fears: Growing Bigger by Growing Bolder

Building a company that lasts isn’t easy. It’s frustrating, time-consuming and scary. Dharmesh Shah, co-founder and CTO of NYSE listed Hubspot is a long time attendee and speaker at Business of Software Conference. He will outline some of the fears he has had to conquer in 13 years at HubSpot. He will also discuss why, as the company has grown and matured, he’s come to truly understand that a diverse workforce and flexible/remote working are becoming increasingly important factors in the long term sustainability of even the largest software companies.