Current Event Speakers

Batalion

Aaron Batalion

CTO & Co-Founder, LivingSocial
Hungry Machine, (blog)

Aaron Batalion is CTO and Co-Founder of LivingSocial, an online community that connects 80 million people to all the things they care about. The creator of top Facebook applications "Visual Bookshelf" and its flagship "LivingSocial," the team recently built Deals, a new social commerce platform which invites people to save 50-80% off at their favorite restaurants, spas, etc in major cities. Prior to LivingSocial, he was Architect at Revolution Health, and led the development of Blockbuster's Online Subscription effort.


Kader

Tawheed Kader

TK is a serial entrepreneur. He originally co-founded HipCal during his senior year of college, which was later sold to Plaxo upon his graduation. After working for Plaxo in Silicon Valley, he moved back East to work at a Hedge Fund in Connecticut. After 3 great years of building technology at the world's #1 hedge fund, he recently decided to quit his job, move back to New York City and start building Internet Products again. TK is now the Principal and Founder of Braintrust & Co., a product design firm, and is actively bootstrapping three web-products: Main Street, Braintrust and Tout.


Radfar

Hooman Radfar

As chief executive officer and co-founder, Hooman actively drives platform marketing and strategy initiatives at Clearspring. Last year, Hooman was called to visit the White House, where he, along with a handful of other successful, young technology entrepreneurs, discussed the economy with Obama administration officials. He was also recently named one of Tech's Best Entrepreneurs in BusinessWeek and was nominated for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year. Radfar is a sought after speaker and has shared his expertise with captive audiences at high profile events such as ad:tech and Web 2.0 Expo and was recently a guest expert on the nationally syndicated Diane Rehm show on NPR. When he is not busy building a better Web, you can find him writing his blog Widgify. Radfar graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in Economics and Computer Science. He holds an M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University where he researched Social Networking Theory.



Past Event Speakers


Mario Armstrong

Mario Armstrong



Baggett

Dave Baggett

Co-Founder, ITA Software


John Burke

John Burke

Partner, True Ventures


Aaron Brazell

Aaron Brazell

Lead Editor, Technosailor.com


Matthias Broecheler

Matthias Broecheler

Founder & Student, PixelPionier New Media,


Brown

Corey Brown

COO, Squidoo


Greg Cangialosi

Greg Cangialosi

President & CEO, Blue Sky Factory, Inc,


Casey

Keith Casey



Peter Corbett

Peter Corbett



Dewalt

Kevin Dewalt

Entrepreneur In Residence, Innovation Accelerator
From the Startup Trenches, (blog)


Dragushan

Aaron Dragushan



Tim Grahl

Tim Grahl

Owner, Out:think,


Frank Gruber

Frank Gruber

Product Development Lead, Lifestream,


Halliburton

Brent Halliburton



Scott Harris

Scott Harris



Hopkinson

Chris Hopkinson

Director of Business Development, DubMeNow
blog.dubmenow.com, (blog)


Haroon Mokhtarzada

Haroon Mokhtarzada

Co-Founder & CEO, Webs.com


Mook

Nate Mook

Founder, Localist
BetaNews, (blog)


Ostrow

Adam Ostrow

Editor-in-Chief, Mashable


Martin Ringlein

Martin Ringlein

Co-founder & Senior Consultant, nclud,


Amy Senger

Amy Senger

Co-Founder, 1x57,


Paul Singh

Paul Singh

Founder, Results Junkies,


Stelfox

Jill Stelfox

CEO, Code 9 Mobile
Accession Point, (blog)


Mike Subelsky

Mike Subelsky

Co-Founder, OtherInbox.com,


Matt Swartz

Matt Swartz

Partner, Pillsbury Law


Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner



Jay Virdy

Jay Virdy

Co-founder & CEO, Summize


Kaitlyn Wilkins

Kaitlyn Wilkins

Vice President of Digital Strategy, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide


M. Jackson Wilkinson

M. Jackson Wilkinson

User Experience Strategist, Viget Labs,


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