At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Columbia based CEO’ operating in the SaaS space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO & Founder of Canalyst
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About Canalyst: Canalyst is the leading destination for public company data and analysis.
Co-founder, CEO, & Board Member of LoginRadius
Rakesh is a startup enthusiast, a tech entrepreneur, and an engineer. He is currently working as the Co-founder and CEO of LoginRadius, a SaaS company securing over one billion digital identities worldwide.
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About LoginRadius: LoginRadius is a SaaS based CIAM platform offering Customer Registration Services, Profile Data Storage, SSO, and more.
Chief Executive Officer of Privacy Vaults Online, Inc., d/b/a PRIVO
Denise Tayloe co-founded PRIVO in early 2001, inspired by the opportunities and challenges of implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which became effective in 2000. Denise has become a subject matter expert, recognized leader and authority in permission and identity management, has been an invited speaker on the subject at conferences regarding identity and children’s privacy issues across the globe, and has been published in numerous publications. Denise has more than 20 years of experience in business development, sales, finance, and the development of companies providing business and technology related services. She was a senior auditing consultant with Arthur Andersen for small business and developing tech companies. She completed her CPA after graduating Magna Cum Laude from George Mason University with a degree in Accounting and Finance. Outside of work, Denise can be found hanging out with her dog Nuckles, riding her motorcycle and watching football with the guys.
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About Privacy Vaults Online, Inc., d/b/a PRIVO: The leader in minors privacy, customer identity and permission management.
Co-Founder & CEO of Enquire AI
Cenk has been global risk executive for 12 years before launching GlobalWonks as the CEO. He has worked extensively assisting top financial institutions, multinational corporations, risk management firms, and legal firms operating in high-risk regions. Cenk holds an MA degree in international economics and international relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, a postgraduate degree in European studies from SAIS’s Bologna Center in Italy, and a BA degree in business administration and international relations from the Istanbul Bilgi University.
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About Enquire AI, Sidar Global Ventures: An insights software company that provides enterprises a comprehensive toolkit to easily discover and leverage expert knowledge in real time
CEO & Founder of Optix
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About Optix, Share Desk: The platform for coworking spaces and flexible offices
Founder, CEO of SkyHive
As an experienced global business leader with an MBA from Queen’s University, Sean possesses substantial expertise in skills development and is considered a thought leader on the Future of Work. With the mission of combating poverty and unemployment through the use of exponential technology, Sean strives to set a positive example for other entrepreneurs that a successful business can be built in a way that truly helps people.
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About SkyHive: SkyHive is an artificial intelligence technology that drives rapid reskilling of workforces and communities across the world.
Founder & CEO of Ordway
Sameer’s track record designing many of the world’s leading ERP and financial billing systems equipped him with the knowledge and desire to found Ordway. As one of the first Product Managers at Zuora, Intacct, and Workday, to product leadership at First Data, Sameer developed a deep understanding of the heartbeat of a business – billing and finance. An entrepreneur at heart, Sameer is also an active angel investor including investments in UrbanStems, Social Tables, TrackMaven, and Advantia Health. Throughout the excitement, strains, and challenges of building enterprise-level products, he constantly reminds his colleagues to “win or learn.”
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About NextGen Venture Partners, Ordway: Ordway is a smart billing and revenue automation platform for growing businesses.
Co-Founder and CEO of Freshline
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About Freshline: Freshline is an eCommerce & fulfillment SaaS software made for perishable food. We work with food suppliers and enable them to sell online.
CEO of Trippeo
Adarsh Pallian is COO at SoleSavy.
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About SoleSavy, Trippeo: Trippeo Technologies develops a mobile application that automates business expense management process for business travelers.
Founder & CEO of Aquicore
Prior to founding Aquicore, Logan worked extensively in the IT and Telecom industries and has delivered numerous complex multi-million dollar management systems both domestically and internationally for high-profile global telecom and media operators. Logan also helped start a research initiative based on highly secure Quantum Encryption. Logan Soya received a BS in Physics, an MS in Systems Management and has his MBA from Georgetown University and London Business School. During his MBA at Georgetown he worked with Foundation Capital, a top-tier Silicon Valley Venture Capital firm. Logan has always had a passion for energy and is excited to take some of the best practices in IT and Telecom management systems to create better building energy management.
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About Aquicore: Aquicore is an information technology company that offers a cloud-based software designed for asset operations platform for the CRE sector.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of myDigitalOffice
Ali Moloo is the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of myDigitalOffice.
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About myDigitalOffice: myDigitalOffice is an easy-to-use hoteliers data visualization, process automation, and performance management software.
You Mon Tsang
Founder & CEO of ChurnZero
Before assuming his current role as CEO of OutMarket, Tsang held positions as CMO and senior vice president of product at Vocus. Prior to Vocus, he was CEO of Engine140, a company Vocus acquired and subsequently integrated into its product portfolio. A serial entrepreneur, Tsang also founded and was CEO of Biz360, a market intelligence company that helped Fortune 500 companies compile and analyze media content. He founded Boxxet, a consumer content aggregation engine with 4 million unique visitors a month, as well as Milktruck LLC, an Internet pioneer in offline browsing and “push” software. Tsang holds a Bachelor of Arts in urban studies from Yale University and an MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
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About ChurnZero: ChurnZero is customer success software for growing SaaS and subscription businesses.
Co-founder, CEO & Instructor of Thinkific
Greg is passionate about education. His past experiences as a securities lawyer and teacher fuelled his desire to use technology to improve the learning and teaching experience. Greg has taught thousands of students online and in person. His latest addictions are learning new kiteboarding tricks and playing euro boardgames.
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About Thinkific: Thinkific is a software platform that enables entrepreneurs to create, market, sell, and deliver their own online courses.
Chief Executive Officer of Traction on Demand
Greg founded Traction on Demand, a Burnaby-based cloud technology consultancy and software development firm, in 2006. His original intention was to serve a small number of clients by helping them unite their sales and marketing teams; however, Traction has since grown into a nationally-recognized brand with offices and 250+ employees across North America. It is now ranked as one of the continent’s fastest growing technology companies. Greg’s commitment to workplace culture and community has landed Traction on Demand on Canada’s Top 10 Best Places to Work list for the past three years. Additionally, Traction is a current finalist for Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies in Canada. Individually, Greg has been recognized for both his unconventional leadership style and expertise in cloud computing and data. In 2013, Business in Vancouver named him one of the Top Forty Under 40, awarding him once again with CEO of the Year in 2016.
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About Traction on Demand: Traction on Demand is North America’s largest dedicated Salesforce consulting firm delivering cross-platform solutions and SaaS products.
Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of ACL Services
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About ACL Services, Allocadia, Boast.AI, The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, UserZoom: ACL Services is an enterprise governance software powered by data automation for audit, compliance, and risk management.
Founder & CEO of Uscreen
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About Uscreen: The #1 video monetization platform for entrepreneurs to sell, market, & manage their content.
CEO of iGMS
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About iGMS: iGMS is an all-in-one vacation rental management software for Airbnb/Booking.com/VRBO/HA management companies and property managers
Mark L. Rockefeller
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of StreetShares Platform
Mark L. Rockefeller is the CEO & Co-Founder at StreetShares
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About StreetShares, StreetShares Platform: StreetShares Platform is a saas technology that powers banks, credit unions, and non-financial organizations.
CEO of Lightspark
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About Lightspark: Lightspark is software company that provides SaaS based engagement, e-commerce and rebate management tools to make energy efficiency easier.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Allocadia
As CEO and Co-Founder, Kristine Steuart leads the Allocadia team in realizing their vision of a world where marketers make every dollar count. To rally behind their mission, Kristine is focused on building a world-class team and a culture of radical transformation + we’re in it together. Kristine Steuart and her twin sister Katherine Berry co-founded Allocadia in 2010 after experiencing first-hand the difficulty in gaining insights into marketing investments and measuring marketing performance. Kristine has led Allocadia from a bootstrapped start up with a handful of customers to a global organization with hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide who manage billions of dollars in marketing spend in Allocadia, $30m in venture funding, and partnerships with marketing cloud leaders like Oracle, IBM and Marketo. With a radically better way to plan, budget and optimize their marketing investments, Allocadia’s enterprise software is helping propel marketers on a journey they have embarked upon: leading in their companies by driving real business impact. Kristine is a speaker at local and global events, and writes a CMO Leading in Change blog series. Kristine was named among the Top Forty Under 40 by Business in Vancouver, the Top 10 Women in Tech to Watch in 2015 by inc. magazine, and one of BC’s top 35 most influential women in business. Allocadia has also received recognition as one of the Top 100 Tech Companies in BC and was awarded the 2015 Gartner Cool Vendor for CRM Marketing Applications.
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About Allocadia, BC Tech Association: Allocadia empowers marketers to run marketing more effectively by providing them with greater control over their marketing investments.
CEO of Interfolio
Andrew Rosen is the CEO at Interfolio, Inc.
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About Interfolio: Interfolio is an enterprise SaaS collaboration platform serving the global higher education market.
Managing Director & CEO of Diligent
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About Diligent: Diligent is the largest GRC SaaS provider, with 1M users, across 23,000 organizations, valued at $7B+ and $500 million+ in revenue.
CEO and Co-Founder of CoPilot AI
CEO, Co-founder. Ex-Broadrige and quantitative finance firm CSS Analytics, spent 10 years building financial advisor products.
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About CoPilot AI, WealthBar: CoPilot AI is a SaaS company that uses A.I. and rich social data to connect businesses with customers in a whole new way.
David H. DeWolf
CEO/President of 3Pillar Global
David DeWolf is the founder and CEO of 3Pillar Global, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s fastest growing technology companies. In this role he has guided 3Pillar to a leadership position within the Product Development Services sector, establishing 3Pillar as the go-to innovator for content, information, and data-rich companies looking to grow revenue through software. David is passionate about software product innovation, entrepreneurship, and principled leadership. He is an active member of the business and technology communities in Northern Virginia and sits on multiple boards. David is a member of Legatus and is a graduate of Mindshare, a forum of CEOs of the D.C. area’s most promising technology companies. He is an angel investor in various software startups, and he enjoys providing leadership advisory services to entrepreneurial companies and philanthropic organizations. In 2012, David was named one of SmartCEO Magazine’s “Future 50.” In 2011, he was recognized by the Washington Business Journal as one of “40 Under 40” who are Washington, D.C.’s brightest young business leaders. In 2010, he was selected a winner of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. David is honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Franciscan University and previously held advisory positions with iMPACT Ventures and Verdant Strategies. He also sat on the Development Advisory Committee of the Franciscan Sisters of the 3rd Order Regular. Before founding 3Pillar, David was a Principal at Digital Focus, where he oversaw the development of custom software solutions. He has consulted for a wide variety of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to startups. David earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he studied Communications and Theology. He and his wife, Teresa, have six children.
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About 3Pillar Global: 3Pillar Global is a software product development company providing solutions in the areas of mobile applications and SaaS-based enablement.
Co-Founder & CEO of Circus
CoFounder/CEO @CircusHR – Cutting the HR headache for film & TV. #CanadianScreenAward nominated Producer (#HelloDestroyer, #TIFF16).
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About Circus: Powering studios, behind the scenes.
Co-Founder & CEO of CustomerAdvocacy.com
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About CustomerAdvocacy.com: CustomerAdvocacy.com is a gamification-enabled advocate engagement platform that offers solutions for businesses.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Revmetrix
Hemang is the Co-Founder & CEO of Revmetrix, a big data startup based in Washington DC. Revmetrix is building data intelligence software that helps retailers maximize the value of their own data. With minimal integration, Revmetrix allows retailers to better understand their customers, precisely measure marketing ROI, and get a real-time view of their KPIs. Prior to Revmetrix, Hemang was the Founder & CEO of Condaptive, a big data startup that derived behavioral insights from large sets of unstructured data. Within a year of its founding, Condaptive was acquired by Millennial Media, a leading mobile advertising network. While at Millennial, Hemang and his team leveraged Condaptive’s technology to successfully build the industry’s most advanced data intelligence platform. With a deep background in data analysis and retail/eCommerce, Hemang is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events. He is also an active angel investor & advisor for early stage startups focused on building technology that relates to big data, mobile, eCommerce or ad tech.
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About Revmetrix: Advanced Cross-Device Customer Data Platform
CEO, Partner of Anant Corporation
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About Anant Corporation, Appleseed Portal: Business Platforms, SaaS, Cloud
Founder & CEO of PerformYard
Ben Hastings is a two time entrepreneur and software executive with over a decade of success working at high growth companies and startups. He has developed and implemented the marketing, sales, and product strategies at numerous consulting and software firms in Washington DC. His determination and leadership is what made him a success at companies like Get Grow, Decision Lens, MicroStrategy, and Touchstone Consulting. Ben would like to have hobbies outside of work but currently has three little kids less than four years apart. His specialty is being a human jungle gym.
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About PerformYard: Strategy, HR, Performance Software
Founder & CEO of Wishpond
Ali Tajsekandar is a Founder & CEO at Wishpond.
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About Wishpond: Wishpond is an all-in-one marketing suite that enables users to generate and nurture leads.
Co-founder, CEO of LlamaZOO Interactive
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About LlamaZOO Interactive: LlamaZOO is changing the way the world sees data by helping enterprises analyze and visualize big data in its real-world context.
Founder & CEO of StartBlox
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About StartBlox: Startup Hub – guided learning, tasks with direct connect to resource vendors, and community features for catalyst ecosystems
CEO & Co-Founder of Gigasheet
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About Gigasheet, Recorded Future, Via Designs: Gigasheet is the big data spreadsheet built for cybersecurity.
Co-founder, President and CEO of AMP3D
Kevin joined Pong Research in January of 2011. Prior to Pong, Kevin was a partner in Harvest Equity Partners, LLC in Middleburg, Virginia—a $60M private equity management and advisory firm. From 1999 until 2005, Kevin served as Vice President, General Counsel and COO of TRADOS Incorporated, a software company with 9 worldwide offices. TRADOS was backed by Microsoft and Sequoia Capital, and was acquired by SDL plc for $60 million. Kevin helped to transform the company from a desktop license outfit to an enterprise software player providing “global information services” and “multi-lingual content management” solutions to Fortune 500 customers. Kevin was formerly Senior Counsel International at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP in Washington, and previously maintained his own boutique corporate finance practice in the Pittsburgh area. Kevin was graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1986, and from Saint Vincent College in 1983 with a major in Philosophy and minor in Ancient Languages. Kevin has remained an active member of various business organizations and networks, including as a director of various private companies and charities as well as on the executive committee of Saint Vincent College. Kevin’s interests include travel, reading, skiing, golf and music. Kevin and his wife live in Middleburg, Virginia and have three children.
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About AMP3D, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC: AMP3D’s extensible SaaS platform for predictive analytics processes “Big” physiological monitoring Data in real time.
CEO & Co-Founder of UrbanLogiq
Mark Masongsong was a political and government staffer for over a decade, including as an advisor to two Ministers of Health in British Columbia. He bring detailed experience in understanding the priorities of government and working with government planners. He earned his pilot’s license at the age of 17, and has served as a director to international development and environmental charities, and was awarded a Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal in 2003. BA, Simon Fraser University
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About UrbanLogiq: UrbanLogiq provides a data analytics platform that makes city planning faster, cheaper, and more accurate.
CEO of Visualping
Serge began his career in marketing at Procter & Gamble in Europe, He then joined Nestle’s $1.5 billion corporate VC firm after completing his MBA at Harvard Business School. He moved to Vancouver in 2012 to become the CEO of a small TSX listed tech company. In 2013, Serge took this company private and, after its sale in 2015, he founded two tech start-ups in Vancouver: Retarget Links and Visualping.
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About Visualping: Automated website change alerts for consumers and enterprise with more than 1.5 million personal and business users in all verticals.
Founder and CEO of BreachRx
Anderson Lunsford is the founder and CEO of BreachRx. Prior to founding BreachRx, Anderson spent the past 10 years working in privacy law and large-scale commercial litigation.
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About BreachRx: BreachRx is a SaaS platform that streamlines and automates privacy incident readiness & response processes.
CEO and Founder of Keycafe
Clayton’s inspiration for Keycafe came when he had key exchange struggles as an Airbnb host. He observed a simple solution while living in a European walkup for several years – residents dropped their key with the downstairs cafe to get them to friends and family. Clayton is responsible for Keycafe’s vision, strategy and growth. Prior to Keycafe, Clayton worked as a principal at a family office in Vancouver and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He has over $2 billion in private equity and new venture transaction experience. During his university training, Clayton studied Symbolic Systems and won awards for software and algorithm design. He earned his MBA, BS, and BA from Stanford University.
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About Keycafe: Keycafe provides global consumer and enterprise SaaS software and IoT key exchange systems for intelligent property access management.
Founder and CEO of Witlingo
Ahmed Bouzid is Co-Founder and CEO at Witlingo, a Washington DC based company focused on building products and tool that enables organizations to deliver Ubiquitous Voice conversations on platforms such as Amazon’s Alexa (Echo) and Google Home. Previously, Ahmed was Head of Product with Amazon.com’s Alexa/Echo group, and earlier VP of Strategy & Innovation at Genesys. Ahmed has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Speech Automation and Natural Language Processing and has written extensively on Voice Automation and Voice User Interface design. He is the recent author of “Don’t Make Me Tap: A Common Sense Approach to Voice Usability” and co-author of “The Elements of VUI Style.” Ahmed is a co-inventor on several patents, awarded and pending, relating to Natural Language Processing, Speech Automation, and Mobility. He is also founder of the Ubiquitous Voice Societty and co-Chair of the DC Chapter of the American Voice Input/Output Society (AVIOS). Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The George Washington University, a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and a PhD in the Philosophy of Science, also from Virginia Tech. He can be followed in twitter @Didou.
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About Open Voice Network, Opus Research, The Ubiquitous Voice Society, Weber State University, Witlingo: Witlingo is a B2B SaaS company that helps companies launch Voice First Experiences on Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Samsung Bixby
CEO & Co-Founder of Retrium
David Horowitz is cofounder and CEO of Retrium, the world’s first and only enterprise-ready platform for agile retrospectives. Prior to that, David spent nearly a decade between the World Bank and International Finance Corporation as a software developer turned agile coach. While there, he experienced firsthand the importance—and difficulty—of effective retrospectives at scale. In addition to bachelor’s degrees in computer science and economics from the University of Maryland, David has a master’s degree in technology management from the University of Pennsylvania and the Wharton School of Business. In 2013, he successfully founded and exited a movie search engine business. David is married to his college sweetheart and is the father of three little ones.
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About Mindshare, Retrium: Retrium develops and delivers software solution for agile retrospectives worldwide.
Founder, CEO & Chief Happiness Officer of PayrollHero
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About addy invest, OutsourcingThingsDone.com, PayrollHero: PayrollHero is a startup aimed at streamlining payroll and time and attendance tracking for iOS devices.
CEO of Network for Good
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About Network for Good, Social Enterprise Alliance: Network for Good is a operator of a fundraising and donor management platform for non-profits.
Chief Executive Officer of Expression
Marcus is the founder & CEO of Backbone, one of Canada’s leading web development companies, and EXPRESSION, an innovative cloud-based web development platform that empowers coders and creators to deliver amazing digital experiences. He believes the power to utilize and communicate through the web should be accessible to everyone and that each digital experience should build strong relationships. He can often be found discussing his experiences in web dev and building cloud-ready infrastructure.
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About Expression: XPR is developer platform that lets you build anything online and works as your digital OS to connect the digital world for your customers
CEO of ActiveNav
Peter Baumann is a business builder who cut his teeth in the electronic publishing industry at Bureau van Dijk, Standard & Poor’s Global Markets and several start-ups. He has 25+ years of international experience in high growth finance and technology industries. Peter was the 2019 Developing Entrepreneur winner at the prestigious Enterprise Awards and the runner up in 2018. Peter started his career in electrical engineering before pivoting to global information services. Following an enthralling period in the dot.com space, he co-founded two other businesses before Active Navigation in 2008. During his career, Peter has lived and worked in the USA, Brussels, Paris and the Libyan Desert.
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About ActiveNav: ActiveNav is the data privacy and governance software provider and innovator of DMaaS (Data Mapping as a Service.)
Founder, CEO, Chief Strategist of New/Mode
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About New/Mode, OpenMedia: A multi-channel advocacy platform to activate supporters, reach decision-makers and win cause campaigns.
Co-founder & CEO of Aimsio
Afshin is a passionate computer scientist and researcher with focus on innovation where science and technology meet. He has years of experience in implementing heuristic optimizations and highly interactive multi-agent systems. As a Principal Researcher at the University of Calgary, he lead a team of developers in creating state of art visualizations. As an entrepreneur he was involved in development of a recommendation system for a small startup company where he pursued lean startup concepts. In 2013, Afshin co-founded InVistaWare.
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About Aimsio: Aimsio improves managerial, operational, and financial processes by strengthening communications between the office and the job site.
Co-Founder, CEO, President & Board Member of Crafter Software
Mike Vertal brings over 20 years of operational, technical and executive leadership experience to Crafter Software. Over the course of his career, Mike has served in executive positions at leading software and services companies. As Vice President of Engineering at Wireless Matrix, a leading mobile applications services provider, Mike directed a total conversion to open source software that simultaneously reduced operating costs by millions of dollars and dramatically improved service reliability. Mike also currently serves as CEO of Rivet Logic, the leading consulting and systems integration firm that founded the open source Crafter CMS project. Mike holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Case Western Reserve University, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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About Crafter Software: CrafterCMS is an open-source, Git-based headless CMS for enterprises and fast-growing startups.
Chief Executive Officer of Contraqer
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About Contraqer, DC CTO Club: Contraqer, a SaaS procurement management system, automates the entire procurement process from RFQ generation to delivery.
CEO & Founder of Vonigo
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About Vonigo: Vonigo provides SaaS business management software for mobile services companies.
Founder and CEO of SaaSquatch
Will Fraser is CEO and co-founder of SaaSquatch. At SaaSquatch he works with some of the world’s largest companies to build digital growth channels that touch millions of people around the globe.
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About SaaSquatch: SaaSquatch is a provider of referral and loyalty platform to businesses with thousands to millions of customers.
President & CEO of Hyperview
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About Hyperview: SaaS for IT infrastructure management
Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Director of Flow
Travis currently serves as the Founder and Director of Flow. Having worked at pioneering institutions such as the Ars Electronica Futurelab and the Banff Centre for the Arts, Flow is the culmination of a career spent at the cutting-edge of interaction, design and culture.
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About Flow, Slant Design + Marketing Inc.: Flow provides an animation tool that allows designs to be instantly animated and translated into ready-to-use code.
CEO and Co-founder of Carbon Trainer
Sami Asikainen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Carbon Trainer.
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About Carbon Trainer: fitness, hardware, consumer, saas, ai
Founder & CEO of Routific
Marc Kuo is Founder & CEO at Routific.
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About Routific: Routific is a route optimization solution that helps delivery businesses plan more efficient routes, saving them time and up to 40% on fuel.
CEO, Co-Founder of WalletCard
Naveen is an experienced salesman and a passionate businessman. He boasts a wealth of knowledge in the health and safety industry. In 2008, Naveen had successfully started and operated a North American safety training company. His business has pursued new and innovative methods of safety training by incorporating a cutting edge on-line training platform. He is also a director for a non-profit group that is highly regarded in the material handling industry. Naveen is both practical and inventive with his start-up skills and is always forward thinking with business strategies.
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About WalletCard: WalletCard is a digital platform for effectively tracking and managing workplace safety & certification requirements.
CEO and Founder of Drive Business Intelligence
Dale Dubberley brings a unique blend of technology retail and restaurant experience to Drive CX. Growing up with a family retail electronics business, she started her career as a systems analyst and technology consultant. After a trip to Thailand, where she fell in love with Thai food, she opened a chain of Thai restaurants and manufacturing facility in Canada. Early on, she realized that the path to growth was to “tap into” what customers really wanted and how well her team members were delivering on that. She quickly built a loyal clientele, winning “Best Thai” awards for many years. Bringing customer, team, marketing and sales trends into a single dashboard, became an “early warning system” for management actions. Problems were identified and resolved quickly, before they impacted the bottom line. Turning CX insights to actions created predictable sales growth of 20% annually and 2-3 x industry average profits.
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About Drive Business Intelligence: Customer retention SaaS to help restaurants increase sales by acting on customer insights
CEO, Co-founder of Agility CMS
I’m the CEO and Co-Founder of Agility CMS, a Headless Content Management System with a content first approach to digital content distribution. We focus on bringing flexibility and ease of use to the world of app and website development or any other digital destination. I’m also a husband, father and big believer that the key to our success is our ability to adapt and change as this world unfolds. It is the ability to be Agile that allows us to be ready for the fast paced environment that we all live in. I run a podcast called Agile Living, An Entrepreneurs Journey that focused on because able to handle this changing work and I’m building a community of digital leaders who define their success by being able to adapt and keep up with the fast pace of the world today.
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About Agility CMS: Agility CMS is a Headless CMS focused on JAMStack solutions. Build faster, build easier.
CEO / Partner of InsureCert
Craig Arnatt is CEO and founder of InsureCert, the marquee shopping cart & policy issuance system of the insurance industry. As a programmer, Craig has worked on the core team developing the API framework for InsureCert’s blockchain enabled policy underwriting engine.
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About InsureCert: Super easy cloud-based sales software that brings true customer convenience, ease of use, converting more sales and driving online growth.
Co-Founder / CEO of Scout & Nimble
After graduating with a bachelor of business finance degree from Columbia College, in 2002 Sam Co-Founded Family Finance Mortgage in Columbia, Mo. In the summer of 2005 he orchestrated the merger of the company to become Chapel Hill Mortgage, a company that specialized in Mortgage Acceleration products. In 2010 he created a loan product called LEAP (loan equity acceleration program), which helped individuals accelerate the payoff of their homes within a 7 year period with no changes to their current spending habits. In 2010 Sam joined Top Flite Financial, a Mortgage Banker, as a Regional Vice President and Branch Manager, at which time he managed a branch of employees and multiple banking branches. Sam Co-Founded Scout & Nimble with his wife Jesse in 2013, and to date is the CEO & Project Manager of the company. Sam’s current interests include product & software development, finance and statistics, web based businesses, management, product marketing, and design. Sam can be reached at [email protected]
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About Scout & Nimble: Scout & Nimble is a social commerce platform that works with interior designers to curate shoppable rooms utilizing our software & products
Chief Executive Officer of ExecVision
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About ExecVision, Vorsight: ExecVision is the only conversation intelligence platform built for coaching.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Checkfront
With over a decade of professional IT experience behind him, Jason has been immersed in e-commerce since its conception. He is a self described Technical Architect and Linux evangelist. Prior to founding Checkfront Inc, he played a key role in building several successful e-commerce companies, including Netconcepts, Vendorama, and Revenuewire. He has lived and worked in Toronto Canada, Auckland New Zealand, and now calls Victoria, BC home.
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About Checkfront: Checkfront offers online booking services for tours and activities, rentals, and accommodations.
Founder & CEO of MediaValet
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About MediaValet: MediaValet stands at the forefront of the enterprise, cloud-based, digital asset management industry.
CEO of Grantvantage
Quanah is Chief Executive Officer of GrantVantage. With 27 years experience in grants, contracting, and public policy, she has served in executive leadership positions with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Quanah has designed, implemented, and managed a wide-range of social and economic development programs supporting domestic and international organizations and communities. In 2002, Quanah was confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as Commissioner for the Administration for Native Americans. She managed three national discretionary grant programs, administered a $24M development loan fund, invested $276M in social and economic development initiatives, and managed multiple technology, training, and technical assistance contracts. In 2012, Quanah co-founded GrantVantage Inc. to meet the grant management needs of U.S. and international NGO’s, Tribes, states, and territorial governments. Quanah is an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, sits on the boards of two national nonprofits, and holds a Master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University.
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About Grantvantage: GrantVantage is a cloud-based Software as a Service solution.
CEO and Founder of KickUp
Jeremy has been an educator in rural, urban, district and charter schools. He was also a Coro Leadership Fellow and an All-Conference pitcher at Washington University in St. Louis. The highlight of his teaching career came in planning and leading a trip that brought 28 10th-graders from Clarendon, Arkansas to New York City for an academic and cultural immersion. Jeremy and his students raised $43,000 from over 200 individual donors and charitable foundations to reach their goal. After continuing his teaching career at KIPP DC: College Preparatory, Jeremy co-founded KickUp. He’s helped secure partnerships, attract investment, and generate interest in KickUp’s vision among K-12 teaching populations.
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About KickUp: KickUp helps professional development teams differentiate teacher support through analytics.
Founder & CEO of uCampaign
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About uCampaign: Our platform makes it easy to launch powerful iOS/Android apps to engage supporters.
Founder, President, and CEO of Ostendio
Grant Elliott is the President and CEO of Ostendio, Inc. which delivers affordable compliance and risk management solutions to health care companies. Ostendio’s My Virtual Compliance Manager (MyVCM™) is a cloud based compliance & risk management platform that delivers an easy to use, cost-effective way to improve a company’s information security posture. As part of the MyVCM Trust Network™ health care companies can assess their risk; create and manage critical policies and procedures; educate and assess employees on their security awareness; view real time vendor compliance activity: and monitor continuous compliance against numerous industry standards and regulations. Mr Elliott is also the cofounder and President of the Health Care Cloud Coalition (HC3), a not-for-profit group of stakeholders working to develop a common framework for how health care laws apply in an increasingly cloud based ecosystem. Mr. Elliott writes regularly on these topics and provides general thought leadership and guidance on the role of government regulation in the health technology space. Additionally, Mr. Elliott is an Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute in New York where he teaches leadership, business management and entrepreneurial skills to post-graduate students looking to become the business leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Mr Elliott is also a mentor for the AccelerateDC Venture Mentoring Service offering expert advice, guidance, and connections to start-up businesses in the DC Metro area. Before founding Ostendio & HC3, Mr. Elliott was the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Voxiva, a leading US-based mobile health provider. He was responsible for building the groundbreaking Text4baby and Text2quit mobile solutions, leading the organization through multiple ISO 27002 security audits and its first HIPAA audit based on the OCR HIPAA Audit Protocols. Prior to Voxiva, Mr Elliott worked for AT&T, Concert Communications and British Telecom.
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About Health Care Cloud Coalition, Ostendio, Pratt Institute: Ostendio is integrated risk management platform that makes it easier to build, operate, and showcase cybersecurity programs.
CEO & Co-Founder of TalentClick
I have co-founded three companies and invested in a small handful. My expertise and interests are in psychology, media, and learning, which can lend itself to human resource related applications, eLearning for the workplace, corporate storytelling, or digital media.
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About TalentClick: Predictive analytic assessments measuring risk-based personality traits to hire and train better employees.
CEO of VitusVet
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About : VitusVet transforms the way veterinarians share medical information for the benefit of pets and their people.
CEO & Co-Founder of CloudAdvisors
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About CloudAdvisors: CloudAdvisors is one of the top InsurTech solutions in North America, powering the next-generation of Employee Benefit Advisors.
CEO and Co-Founder of Go Together, Inc.
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About CarpooltoSchool, Go Together, Inc.: Go Together is delivering new, innovative and scalable SaaS transportations options for parents through their trusted networks.
Founder & CEO of ClearForce
Tom Miller is the Founder & CEO at ClearForce.
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About ClearForce: SaaS analytic technology and leading provider of compliant Behavioral Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS).
CEO of SwiftLaunch
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About SwiftLaunch: The Ultimate Platform for Killer Technology Roll-outs and Astonishing Customer Success.
CEO & Co-founder of Notice Enterprises, Inc.
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About Notice Enterprises, Inc.: Notice is a cloud-based enterprise platform that allows businesses to communicate real-time ETA information to their customers.
Co-founder and CEO of StandardFusion
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About StandardFusion: A cloud-based GRC SaaS platform for information security teams at small, medium, or enterprise organizations.
Founder, CEO of OpenWater
Founder at OpenWater
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About OpenWater: Awards Software, Contests, Abstracts, and Conferences
Founder & CEO of Darksonar
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About Darksonar: Dark Sonar is a software-as-a-service cybersecurity company.
CEO of StarGarden
With over 20 years of experience in the software industry, Marnie specializes in human capital management, payroll, human resources and time and attendance solutions. Her previous positions at StarGarden include COO, Manager of Operations, and Product Consultant. Marnie received an MBA from Simon Fraser University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia. She has served on the boards of Simon Fraser University’s MBA Alumni Association and the Wired Woman Society, where she worked towards setting the overall direction and strategy for the organizations.
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About StarGarden: StarGarden HCM delivers a better way to manage your entire employee life cycle from hiring to retiring.
Founder & CEO of 47 Insights
Founder & CEO of 47 Insights. Advising software and publishing subscription businesses on marketing and growth strategies since 1995. Creator and host of SaaS Marketing Insights podcast.
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About 47 Insights: Marketing consultancy specializing in helping SaaS and subscription businesses to grow
Founder & CEO of 47 Insights
Founder & CEO of 47 Insights. Advising software and publishing subscription businesses on marketing and growth strategies since 1995. Creator and host of SaaS Marketing Insights podcast.
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About 47 Insights: Marketing consultancy specializing in helping SaaS and subscription businesses to grow