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Mike Grabham

Mike Grabham

Seattle Chapter Director

Michael is optimistic, genuine and a problem solver. He is a product guy that focuses on uses and  revenue. He loves starting companies and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He has been lucky enough to start a few companies, raise capital and see the hard work payoff. Michael enjoys the experiences you must go through to get a company into a growth mode and see its first service/product create revenue.  Currently he is working on an platform to help the homeless in the US, that has yet to be released to the public and is the Creative Services Director for Portent.com, a FULL service internet marketing agency. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com or follow him on twitter @grabmike

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Rudy Gadre (Active Angel Investor)
Tuesday, April 29

Rudy Gadre

Active Angel Investor

Rudy is now an active angel investor and advisor to great technology companies. A native of Seattle, he earned a BA in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College (class of 1991) and a JD from the University of Washington School of Law (class of 1994). He serves on the boards of Seattle-area startups Jobaline, LikeBright and Elemental Foundry.

  • Rudy Gadre, Active Angel Investor Rudy Gadre, Active Angel Investor
    Rudy started his career in the technology/business group of Perkins Coie, the Northwest’s largest law firm, from 1994-1999.  In 1999, he joined Amazon.com as its fourth lawyer, starting as corporate counsel and rising to the position of VP & Associate General Counsel for New Technologies, Intellectual Property and Business Development.  Rudy left Amazon in May 2005, and after a short stint as a principal at Beacon Law Advisors, moved to Palo Alto to become Facebook’s general counsel in January 2006.  After the birth of his first son in 2008, Rudy returned to Seattle and took on the role of VP, Business Operations at an internet startup, Evri Inc., which he left in July 2010.  Rudy is now an active angel investor and advisor to great technology companies.  A native of Seattle, he earned a BA in Economics from Franklin & Marshall College (class of 1991) and a JD from the University of Washington School of Law (class of 1994).  He serves on the boards of Seattle-area startups Jobaline, LikeBright and Elemental Foundry and is a trustee of Seattle Country Day School.
    29 Apr Rudy Gadre Active Angel Investor
  • Liz Pearce, CEO, LiquidPlanner Liz Pearce, CEO, LiquidPlanner
    Liz is an entrepreneurial leader who got ground-level marketing and product management experience at tech giants (Amazon, Google, Sony) before making her way into the startup world. After rising from Director of Marketing to COO at LiquidPlanner, a Seattle-based maker of innovative online project management software, and helping the company bootstrap its way to profitability, she took over as CEO in August of 2012. Since 2007, Liz has helped more than 1500 project teams overcome scheduling and collaboration challenges through the use of best practices and better tools. Liz is an active member of the technology community and is always looking for opportunities to learn, participate, and give back.
    28 May Liz Pearce, CEO LiquidPlanner

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