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Karlie Krieger

Karlie Krieger

Director of Global Events & Partnerships

Karlie is passionate about producing flawless events and building meaningful brand relationships. 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 global events as well as SF and Silicon Valley chapters, and manages all Startup Grind partnerships. A California native, Karlie now lives in San Francisco.

Derek Andersen

Derek Andersen

Founder and CEO of Startup Grind

Derek is the founder of Startup Grind, a 125-city community mentoring entrepreneurs. Startup Grind is based in 60 countries with over 1,500 volunteers. 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 create Vaporware Labs which launched several failures and a couple of successes like Startup Grind, Commonred (Acquired by Income.com), and Steve Young Football (iOS). He's also a contributing author for Entrepreneur.com and Business Insider and lives in Palo Alto, California with his wife and three children.

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Sukhinder Singh Cassidy  (Joyus)
Tuesday, December 9

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Joyus

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is Founder & CEO of JOYUS, the web’s premium online video shopping network. Prior to founding JOYUS in 2011, she has been a leading consumer internet and media executive at global and early stage companies including Google, Amazon, Yodle, and News Corp. Most recently, she served as CEO and Chairman of the board at Polyvore, Inc, and CEO-in-Residence with Accel Partners.

  • Sukhinder Singh Cassidy , Joyus Sukhinder Singh Cassidy , Joyus
    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is Founder & CEO of JOYUS, the web’s premium online video shopping network. Prior to founding JOYUS in 2011, she has been a leading consumer internet and media executive at global and early stage companies including Google, Amazon, Yodle, and News Corp. Most recently, she served as CEO and Chairman of the board at Polyvore, Inc, and CEO-in-Residence with Accel Partners.
    09 Dec Sukhinder Singh Cassidy Joyus

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