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Tiffany Norwood

Tiffany Norwood is a global serial entrepreneur with a career spanning 30 years, seven start-ups, two IPOs and a patent. In her 20s, she raised $670 million to fund a global satellite radio start-up called WorldSpace, within a couple of years XM Radio was born and still exists today as part of Sirius XM. Ms. […]

Lisa Barnett

Lisa Barnett is the co-founder and CMO of Little Spoon, a pediatrician-developed organic, fresh, baby food company that delivers personalized meals tailored to your little one’s health needs and preferences. Prior to Little Spoon, Lisa spent 6 years as an investor in and operator at some of the world’s top consumer brands. Her venture experience […]

Alex Konrad

Alex Konrad is an associate editor at Forbes covering venture capital, cloud and enterprise software out of New York. He edits the Midas List, Midas List Europe, Cloud 100 list and 30 Under 30 for VC. He’s an alumnus of Fortune Magazine and WNYC and studied medieval history and archaeology at Harvard University. Follow him […]

Ravi Sarkar

Ravi is the head of the Blockchain & FinTech unit at Hexaware. In this role he leads a high performance fintech innovation team globally and helps fortune 500 firms as well as fintech startups in creating edge products at the nexus of business, experience and technology. As a banking industry veteran he has lead several […]

Joanna Lord

14+ years of technology startups and marketing leadership where I have focused on revenue growth, marketing strategy and managed high performing teams. Tech mentor (Techstars, NEXT, UpGlobal, Startup Weekend) and educator (UW professor, Advanced Digital Marketing). Board advisor at Attendly & SparkTrend. Blogger at Entrepreneur.com, MarketingLand.com and JoannaLord.com. Winner of Seattle’s 40 Under 40. Digital […]

Gerrit De Vynck

Gerrit De Vynck is a technology reporter for Bloomberg News. He covers New York’s startup and venture capital scene, e-commerce and the impact of tech on society. Before moving to New York in 2017, Gerrit covered tech, media and telecoms in Toronto for Bloomberg.

LuRae Lumpkin

LuRae Lumpkin has been on the cutting edge of technology throughout her career. She has helped three startups grow to acquisition, held executive roles both client and agency side, and has been responsible for the digital strategy for many of the world’s largest brands. As a serial entrepreneur, LuRae was recently featured and earned initial […]

Hilary Gosher

Hilary Gosher is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners where she leads Insight Onsite, the firm’s team of growth experts who help scale Insight’s portfolio companies. Hilary founded this team and has worked with more than 100 software, Internet and mobile companies. The Onsite team has expertise across the talent, product and go-to-market functional […]

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