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 San Francisco based CEO’ operating in the Career Planning 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 and Co-Founder of Career Karma
CEO of Career Karma Co-Host of the Breaking Into Startups Podcast Previously at: AtlSchool, Honor, and Hustle Prior to Tech: Investment Banker and Professional Cellist
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About Career Karma: Career Karma helps people find career advice and job training to navigate their careers.
Co-Founder & CEO of Zippia
Henry is the founder and CEO of Zippia, Inc. Henry is a passionate technology entrepreneur who have started 4 software companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. He brought innovations to the real estate industry through Movoto.com. Prior to founding Movoto, he co-founded MediSpark, which was acquired by iScribe and then Caremark, as well as Cranite Systems, a wireless security software company. Henry has also held a number of business and product management positions at Applied Materials and FormFactor. Henry holds Master of Science degrees in both management and in engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. https://www.zippia.com
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About Zippia: Zippia offers every person access to all of their career options and how those various paths will impact their professional lives.
Founder & CEO of App Academy
Founder of App Academy.
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About App Academy: App Academy is a web development school where 98% of graduates are placed in developer roles earning an avg. of $105K in SF and $89 in NYC.
Founder & CEO of Sales Bootcamp
James Nielsen is the chief executive officer of [Sales Bootcamp](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/salesbootcamp), an in-person sales bootcamp that trains individuals with little or no sales experience to earn entry level sales jobs in tech. Previously, he worked as the vice president of global sales and customer success at Wizeline. Nielsen was also employed as the vice president and director of sales at Ustream and Ooyala respectively. Nielsen holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of California and a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
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About Sales Bootcamp: Free training to earn your first tech job in sales.
Co-Founder and CEO of Placement
Sean Linehan is the Co-Founder and CEO at Placement.
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About Placement: Fly through your job search. Access career coaching, live workshops, and magic tools at Placement.com.
Founder and CEO of Harbor
William Rueter joined Advent International in 2012. He previously worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at UBS in New York.
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About Advent International, Harbor: Harbor is a digital tools to help advisors turn leads into prospects.
Founder and CEO of ClearlyNext
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About ClearlyNext: Career Education and Services Start-up