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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.

Karlie Krieger

Karlie Krieger

Director of Events

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 the Director of  Events, heading up the 2014 global event and then some. Karlie now lives in San Francisco.

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Chrys Bader-Wechseler (Secret)
Tuesday, April 29

Chrys Bader-Wechseler

Secret

Chrys is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Secret. Prior to Secret, Chrys was a Product Manager at Google where he launched the photo-sharing community Photovine and contributed to Google+ and YouTube. He has built and launched several mobile social products such as Fliggo, TwitVid, Vidly and Treehouse. Chrys was born and raised near Boston and is a Y Combinator alumni.

  • Chrys Bader-Wechseler, Secret Chrys Bader-Wechseler, Secret
    Chrys is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Secret. Prior to Secret, Chrys was a Product Manager at Google where he launched the photo-sharing community Photovine and contributed to Google+ and YouTube. He has built and launched several mobile social products such as Fliggo, TwitVid, Vidly and Treehouse. Chrys was born and raised near Boston and is a Y Combinator alumni.
    29 Apr Chrys Bader-Wechseler Secret
  • Mary Grove, Google for Entrepreneurs Mary Grove, Google for Entrepreneurs
    19 May Mary Grove Google for Entrepreneurs
  • Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey
    Dave Goldberg is the Chief Executive Officer of SurveyMonkey, the leading provider of online survey solutions.  Dave has been a successful entrepreneur, investor and technology and music industry executive. He has run and successfully grown several online consumer businesses. Dave founded LAUNCH Media Inc. in 1994, which delivered music and music-related content online, and he led the company through its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2001.  Following the sale, Dave served as Vice President and General Manager of Yahoo! Music where he built it into the Internet’s most-visited music destination. In 2006, Dave was named one of Billboard Magazine’s top power players in digital music. Prior to SurveyMonkey, Dave served as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Benchmark Capital where he evaluated investment opportunities for the firm and advised portfolio companies.  Earlier in his career, Dave was director of marketing strategy and new business development at Capitol Records in Los Angeles. Currently, Dave serves on the board of directors at Washington Post, Ancestry.com, Dashbox and the non-profit New Schools Venture Fund.  He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and government.
    17 Jun Dave Goldberg SurveyMonkey

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