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Karlie Krieger

Karlie Krieger

Director of Global Events & Partnerships

Karlie is passionate about producing flawless events. Prior to Startup Grind she spent 3+ years running all national conferences for Inc. Magazine in New York. In August 2013, she joined the HQ team as Director of Events. She now heads up strategy, planning, and execution of our global events and oversees all Startup Grind partnerships. Karlie now lives in San Francisco.

Derek Andersen

Derek Andersen

Founder and CEO of Startup Grind

Derek Andersen spent four years in product management at Electronic Arts working on games like the Godfather, Burnout, and Mirror's Edge. He left in 2009 to found Vaporware Labs, a company that has tried and failed many times, but successfully launched products like Startup Grind, Commonred, and Steve Young Football (iOS). He's also a contributing author for Techcrunch and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California.

Upcoming Events

Phil and Jacob Jaber (Philz Coffee )
Tuesday, September 16

Phil and Jacob Jaber

Philz Coffee

In 2003, Phil Jaber decided to transform his grocery store into the first Philz Coffee. Jacob, Phil's son, began running Philz Coffee full-time at 18 years old. Today, Philz Coffee has become one of the most successful small coffee chains in the Bay Area, with 15 locations in NorCal and one location in SoCal. Philz Coffee now has 300 team members and caffeinates more than 15,000 people a day.

  • Phil and Jacob Jaber, Philz Coffee Phil and Jacob Jaber, Philz Coffee
    In 2003, Phil Jaber decided to transform his grocery store into the first Philz Coffee. Jacob, Phil's son, began running Philz Coffee full-time at 18 years old. Today, Philz Coffee has become one of the most successful small coffee chains in the Bay Area, with 15 locations in NorCal and one location in SoCal. Philz Coffee now has 300 team members and caffeinates more than 15,000 people a day.
    16 Sep Phil and Jacob Jaber Philz Coffee

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