Alex has been a public market investor in technology companies (mainly internet) for the past nine years. Most recently he co-founded a Hong Kong-based hedge fund, CloudAlpha Capital Management, and helped grow the business from $50m to $120m of assets under management.
CTO, Rumbleship Financial
Alex graduated with a degree in mathematics and economics from Boston College in 2005. He opted to explore the financial markets instead of getting a higher degree, spending the better part of three years as an equity option market maker. The draw to create and solve problems with technology led to a self taught entry into software development. Alex is now co-founder and CTO of the B2B payments company Rumbleship Financial.
Founder, The Athletic
Alex is the founder of The Athletic. Previously, he was a VP of product design and product management at Strava.
Most recently commented on: Facebook and the Fake News Red Herring
Alex is the founder of Properly, a visual checklist tool and marketplace for services for the vacation rental industry. Alex is also a superhost on Airbnb, and a host educator and speaker in the vacation rental industry. Alex was previously a venture capitalist and management consultant. He's interested in the sharing economy and the internet of things. He loves to travel, but spends way too much time on planes.
Alex is an Angel investor. He writes a column about the future of transportation for Time, Inc's automotive section, The Drive. Alex is one of the founders and hosts of Autonocast, a podcast about autonomy and mobility, and co-host of DRIVE on NBC Sports. Alex has more real-world seat time comparing ADAS than anyone he's ever met, and he's utterly committed to the future of autonomy. Alex also set the Cannonball Run records in the internal combustion, electric vehicle, semi-autonomous and 3-wheeler categories.
Most recently commented on: Inside Cruise’s Bumpy Ride: The Limits of Self-Driving Cars
Partner, Sequoia Capital
Alfred is a partner at Sequoia Capital, where he focuses on consumer investments and represents the firm on the boards of Airbnb, DoorDash, Humble Bundle, Houzz, Stella & Dot, and Zipline. Prior to Sequoia, Alfred was COO and CFO of Zappos, VP of finance and business development at Tellme Networks, and VP of finance at LinkExchange. Alfred also co-founded Venture Frogs, a seed fund that invested among other companies, AskJeeves, OpenTable, Tellme, and Zappos.
Partner, Cue Ball Capital
Ali is a partner at the venture capital firm Cue Ball, where he oversees new investments. Previously, Ali worked at Goldman Sachs. He has an MBA from Harvard.
Most recently commented on: Comparing Common Stock Valuations in Private Tech
President and Co-founder, Just Drive Media
Ali is co-founder of Just Drive Media, an independent marketing and communications firm. Ali leads their geographically dispersed PR and social media teams. In this role Ali works closely with Just Drive Media's clients to develop innovative PR and social media strategies to keep them top of mind with current and prospective customers. Ali's job is to help position clients in the best possible light among the people they're trying to reach.
Analyst, Altman Vilandrie & Co.
Allen has a strong interest in telecom and infrastructure software and solutions. He currently works at Altman Vilandrie & Co. and focuses on facilitating the strategic and financial acquisition of technology companies. Previously, Allen has acquired a variety of experience in start-up and finance industry. Allen graduated from Stanford University.
VP, Strategy and Marketing, Versal
Allison has 18 years of experience in tech. She's most interested in how tech is changing the way we work and play, both the good and the bad. Allison is especially interested in eLearning and internet privacy and freedom. She currently runs marketing and corporate strategy at Versal, where they're working to vastly improve the way people learn online at work and in school. She's previously worked for companies including BitTorrent, Check Point, Zone Labs and, in an era long long ago, Excite@Home.
Office of the CEO, SAP
Aman is a member of the IMPACT leadership program in the office of the CEO at SAP, where he focuses on consumerization, simplification, and business agility. Aman recently co-launched e-Residency in Estonia and previously ran consumer strategy and application partnerships for MobileIron before its IPO. He has been a product manager on iPhone team at Apple and a product manager in natural language processing at Google. Aman is a proud board member of the American Institute for Stuttering, a visiting scholar at Stanford University, and a special advisor to the CIO of the Republic of Estonia.
Founder & CEO, Helium
Amir is CEO of Helium, a company dedicated to making it easier to helping get more data out of the physical world. Amir's background is in the video game industry, where he was both a world-champion eSport athlete, and one of the creators of the Battlefield franchise, among others.
Editor in residence, Milltown Partners
Amir is a former tech editor of EMEA at The Wall Street Journal. Amir now does communications consulting for global tech firms at London-based Milltown Partners. He has managed newsrooms, reporters and editors in Israel and London. Amir's areas of interest are the intersection of communications, tech, telecoms, and media.
Managing Director, FirstMark Capital
Amish, a founder and managing director of FirstMark, invests broadly across the cloud and internet landscape. Amish has been recognized by CB Insights and the New York Times as a Top 100 Venture Capitalist globally. His investments include market defining companies such as Shopify, InVision, Boomi, Bluecore, Engagio, Starry, Lumosity, Brooklinen, and many others. Prior to founding FirstMark, Amish served as a partner with Pequot Ventures. Amish holds both a B.S. and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.