I'm an entrepreneur, designer, and programmer. I've bootstrapped, raised money, built teams and sold companies, with a focus on empowering the creative class and building inclusive, durable businesses. Previously Whiplash and VGKids.
I'm a programmer and a recovering engineering manager with more than 20 years of experience in software development. I've had the privilege of working in companies that have taught me the value of iterative development and a test first approach. Previously Stitch Fix and The Farmer's Dog.
I'm a software engineer with a background in math. My past work involved shipping a teen-friendly coding platform and building online communities. I'm also a proud DACA recipient who's passionate about giving back to my community. Previously Teens Exploring Technology.
I'm a marketer who enjoys marketing strategies that combine a deep understanding of customers, communication, tools and technical development to build memorable campaigns. And, I'm a human who enjoys bikes, music, whiskey, beaches, and cats. Previously Jawbone and Somatik.
I am a full-stack designer with a varied career: I have designed submarine parts for a former Bond villain, worked for monolithic brands like Mastercard, Twitter, and the Smithsonian Institution, and even helped to design an enormous glass art installation in a Singapore hotel.
Margot is an expert at building early-stage startup sales processes and pipelines. From Salesforce to Shop-Ware, Margot has been an invaluable asset to early stage platforms.
Nima has helped companies grow from $0 to $50m and $1b to $2b in annual sales. He specializes in: eCommerce Infrastructure, Logistics Tech, Partnerships, Fundraising, and Investing.
Elizabeth is a tech entrepreneur turned startup investor. Her mission for the next 40 years is to democratize wealth through entrepreneurship. She also blogs about raising early stage capital.
Jonathan's been building in the Shopify ecosystem since 2013, with experience first on the brand side, then agency, and now as CEO at Loop Returns.
Brian is an executive coach for founders who want to become high-performing and conscious leaders. His coaching is informed by a decade of being a founder, VC, and product manager. His clients learn to grow beyond existing limits so they can lead with power, kindness, and resilience.