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Peter Crysdale

Peter Crysdale

New York City Chapter Director

Peter is the Founder/CEO of StrategyHack, running marketing strategy hackathons for startups and professional marketers. He has a diverse background with 8+ years experience spanning engineering, social good and technology startups. In his spare time, he enjoys day dreaming and cross country skiing.  

Joshua Ness

Joshua Ness

Director of Marketing & Operations

Josh is a growth strategist in the New York City startup community. He's currently the strategy lead for a strategy startup, and he thinks that's pretty meta.

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Max Krohn (OkCupid, Keybase.io)
Wednesday, February 18

Max Krohn

OkCupid, Keybase.io

Maxwell Krohn was CTO & cofounder of OkCupid.com, TheSpark.com, and SparkNotes.com. He earned a PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 2008 with a focus on operating systems and security. Most recently, he cofounded Keybase.io, a new company that makes cryptography more practical, through better U/X, and workable key distribution. He spends his days designing & programming security protocols in NYC.

  • Max Krohn, OkCupid, Keybase.io Max Krohn, OkCupid, Keybase.io
    Maxwell Krohn was CTO & cofounder of OkCupid.com, TheSpark.com, and SparkNotes.com. He earned a PhD in Computer Science from MIT in 2008 with a focus on operating systems and security. Most recently, he cofounded Keybase.io, a new company that makes cryptography more practical, through better U/X, and workable key distribution. He spends his days designing & programming security protocols in NYC.
    18 Feb Max Krohn OkCupid, Keybase.io
  • Zach Sims, Codecademy Zach Sims, Codecademy
    Zach is the cofounder and CEO of Codecademy, the leading online education company closing
    the skills gap by teaching programming. In the three years since it’s founding, Codecademy has
    reached millions of users in every country in the world and has worked with organizations like The
    White House and Google.
    17 Mar Zach Sims Codecademy
  • Wiley Cerilli, First Round Capital Wiley Cerilli, First Round Capital
    Wiley Cerilli is a Venture Partner at First Round. He joined the firm in 2014 and is based in the New York office.

    Prior to First Round, Wiley served as Vice President of SinglePlatform, the company he started and led as CEO until it was acquired for $100M in 2012. Wiley has been named as a "Top 25 CEO" in New York, and "Top 10 People to Watch" by Crain’s.
    15 Apr Wiley Cerilli First Round Capital
  • Mona Bijoor, JOOR Mona Bijoor, JOOR
    Mona Bijoor is the founder and CEO of JOOR, the leading global wholesale marketplace connecting brands and retailers. Prior to JOOR, Mona worked as a strategy consultant for Chanel and Elie Tahari, and was a buyer for Ann Taylor and Destination Maternity. She was responsible for helping to develop Chanel’s e-commerce strategy.
    07 May Mona Bijoor JOOR

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