Mike Merrill World's First Publicly Traded Person
 Los Angeles, CA

Mike Merrill took crowdfunding to a new level when in 2008 he divided his ‘self’ into 100,000 shares and sold them at an initial public offering price of $1 a share.

Mr. Merrill was featured in Wired, Forbes, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, The Hustlle and other largest media as the World's first publicly traded person.
Mike Merrill  
 Los Angeles, CA
World's First Publicly Traded Person
Mike Merrill took crowdfunding to a new level when in 2008 he divided his ‘self’ into 100,000 shares and sold them at an initial public offering price of $1 a share.

Mr. Merrill was featured in Wired, Forbes, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, The Hustlle and other largest media as the World's first publicly traded person.
Tristan Pollock  
 San Francisco
Movement Builder | VC 500 Startups | Head of Community at CTO.ai | Forbes 30 under 30
Tristan Pollock is a combination of a business entrepreneur and startup investor, writer, and mystery designer.

Mr. Pollock helped to grow a Fortune 100 company, started and sold 2 startups, and invested $30M into over 200 startups as a VC at 500 Startups.
Odunayo Eweniyi
 Nigeria
Serial Entrepreneur | Forbes 30 under 30 | Co-Founder of Piggyvest
Odunayo Eweniyi is a tech entrepreneur. She previously cofounded pushcv.com, one of the largest job sites in Africa with the largest database of prescreened candidates.

She is the youngest Nigerian on Forbes Africa list of 20 New Wealth Creators in Africa 2019.
Sanjay Nediyara
 India
Developer turned Entrepreneur | Forbes fellow
Sanjay currently is a founder and CEO at Sieve, Inc. and StartGlobal helping businesses go Global.

He lost 80% of hearing in 2010, got a job paying $120 a month to learn how to code, was invited to work in Facebook but rejected to continue with his startup, which was later backed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
Juliet Kasko  
 Singapore
Global Talent Builder
Juliet has helped numerous startups and established businesses scale and undergo change by connecting them with the best talent, partners and investors.

After finishing Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change at INSEAD, Juliet continues leading successful organizational and personal transformations.
Scott Amyx 
 New York
Venture Partner at Loyal VC | Amyx Ventures | TEDxWallStreet | Forbes Business Council
Mr. Amyx is an internationally recognized thought leader, VC, speaker, and author on smart cities, exponential technologies, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Mr. Amyx is a Partner at Loyal VC, Amyx Ventures, Singularity University Mentor, Organizer of TEDxWallStreet.
Bret Lockett
 Los Angeles
Partner M2Jets | Newport Ventures | Former NFL Player
Bret is a serial entrepreneur, leading business consultant, international speaker, and a former NFL American football safety.

Bret has been an investor and a member of the executive team for several companies, including his partnership with private aviation company “M2Jets” and Newport Ventures.
Parthi Loganathan  
 San Francisco
Founder and Angel Investor
Parthi is a YC-backed founder who runs Graduate Fund which invests in early companies.

He previously was a Product Manager at Google where he launched Google Chat and Google Go. Currently running Across (YC W20) to scale customer success and deployments in Slack.
AYA  
 New York
Fashion designer, The Off Label
Aya is an entrepreneur and fashion designer. In her 20s, she successfully ran her spa business in SoHo. Aya was one of the first who implemented online booking system for spa business what helped her to grow her business.

After exit from spa business she started her fashion brand "The Off Label".
Niel Robertson  
 Los Angeles
Serial entrepreneur | Co-founder, CEO of Influence.co
Niel is a serial entrepreneur who made 5 successful exits, including selling his companies to Cisco & Twitter and currently running Influence.co.

He is an icon in startup community, selling his first startup Service Metrics for 280 millions at age of 24. Niel loves building startup companies and working with great teams.
Artem Goldman  
 Los Angeles
FORBES 30 UNDER 30
Artem is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor. In 2016 he co-founded Visabot - an AI platform for U.S. visa process, which was featured as the best solution by Bloomberg magazine.

Artem is a member of the Stanford CodeX community, 500 startups, Adam Drapper's Boost.vc, Founder Institute.
Kym Jackson
 Los Angeles
Actress / Author / Founder
Aussie working actress living in Hollywood with over 50 credits in film and TV.

Kym wrote the book 'The Hollywood Survival Guide For Actors' and she is also a co-founder of Secret Actor Society - a website and app that helps actors get started in their career.
Gaurav Shahlot
 Mumbai, India
SVP, Disney+ Hotstar | Entreprenuer | Angel Investor
Gaurav is the youngest SVP at Disney, heading monetisation products (subscriptions & adtech) for their video streaming service in India & other countries.

At 22, he co-founded Musicfellas, an online music discovery platform which was eventually acquired by Times Internet. Currently advising & investing in early stage startups.
Daria Davidova
 Moscow
Opera singer, Soprano
Ms Davidova is a professional opera singer, soprano. She started her career from the Bolshoi theatre debut as an inviteé soloist during her study at Convervatory.

The most recent engagements were in the USA, Japan, France, Austria (Musikverein), China, South Africa, and most of the EU countries.
Andrej Rusakov  
 New York
Seed investor and entrepreneur
Mr. Rusakov is a co-founding partner at Data Capital Management - a systematic hedge fund built on real-time data feeds and AI.

Mr. Rusakov previously founded Open Capital and worked for Morgan Stanley and Apax Partners where he was involved in $1 billion worth of buy-outs worldwide.
David Kofoed Wind  
 Denmark
CEO, Peergrade (YC S17) | Venture Partner at Pioneer Fund
David is a co-founder and CEO of Peergrade (YC S17) and a venture partner at Pioneer Fund.

Before starting his Ph.D., he co-authored 6 scientific publications on abstract math and algorithms. David has competed in a series of competitions on entrepreneurship and innovation.
Dr. Maren Schweizer  
 Germany
CEO at Schweizer World
Dr. Maren Schweizer played key roles in spearheading reorganization processes and leading strategic turnarounds in the automotive and aviation industry.

Dr. Maren Schweizer was leading strategic partnerships with blue-chip companies in Germany and Southeast Asia, Board Member at Meiko Electonics (JASDAQ).
Bence Nagy  
 Digital nomad
Engineering Experience & Culture Coach
As one of the first 5% of engineers at Kiwi.com, scaled the team and tech as monthly turnover grew by 12x and had a successful exit.

Bence is an engineering culture evangelist, digital nomad and CEO of Under where he is helping engineers and business create better software, faster.
Jill Salzman 
 Chicago
Founder | TEDx Speaker | Author
Jill Salzman is currently growing her third entrepreneurial venture, The Founding Moms, the #1 platform for mom entrepreneurs to build better businesses.

She’s also the author of The Best Business Book In The World and the best-seller and the host of the top-rated entertaining business podcast.
Sasha Reid  
 Melbourne, Australia
Angel Investor | Startup Mentor | Founder of Hyper
Sasha is the founder and CEO of Hyper, a global platform helping people turn their ideas into successful businesses.

Having over a decade worth of experience in digital and more than 5 years launching start-ups, Sasha has helped over 350 founders launch some of the biggest success stories in Australia (Splend, Shebah, RIDE, etc).
Anatoly Corp  
 Silicon Valley
Tech Entrepreneur
Anatoly is a tech entrepreneur with an engineering background.

Anatoly moved to the U.S. almost with $0 at the age of 19 and started 2 startups from that time in the U.S. He raised more than $240.000, did $100.000 in the first 3 quarters of his first company, and participated in 2 U.S. Accelerators.
Alexis Bedoret  
 Belgium - Los Angeles
Hands-on investor, Serial entrepreneur
Mr. Bedoret built and sold his first online e-commerce to a big corporation at the age of 14, and has 15+ years of building and investing in startups with expertises in tech.

Alexis is helping entrepreneurs to validate ideas fast, focus on customers that ready to pay and raise their first check.

Sergey Fradkov  
 Israel - United States
Investor and entrepreneur
In 90’s, Sergey founded a pioneering mobile platform and one of the largest BlackBerry ISV companies, which was later sold to Google.

In 2013 founded a startup accelerator ranked #3 in Europe, served as technology visionary and advisor to the portfolio companies.
Michael Amar 
 France
Serial Entrepreneur | Investor
Michael is an entrepreneur with expertise across the worldwide marketplace including US, France, Israel, and Japan.

Sold 4 companies in the (e-commerce, digital marketing and blockchain space). Investor and advisor in 10+ funds and startups.
John Wensveen
 Fort Lauderdale, USA
Chief Innovation Officer, Applied Futurist, Author, Speaker
Dr. Wensveen is CIO and Executive Director of the NSU Broward Center of Innovation at NSU responsible for overseeing a multi-million dollar public private partnerships to support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Prior to this role, Dr. Wensveen was the Vice Provost of Academic Schools at Miami Dade College.
Langston Richardson 
 United States
Founder, The Lifejoin Foundation
Lang has helped build products, devised campaigns and behavioral insights for Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, public institutions and people across the world.

Key achievements includes the team that generated over $80 Million in online subscription sales with a marketing and sales budget of less than $5 Million.
Sergey Doronichev  
 Menlo Park, CA
Immersive Technology Manager @ Schlumberger
Combining roles of Immersive Technology Manager and Subject Matter Expert, Sergey has a special interest in creating VR/AR solutions that will completely change the way people interact with digital data in Oil and Gas world.

Sergey is also passionate about new technologies and helping entrepreneurs to discover new markets.
Ilya Flaks  
 Moscow
Entrepreneur, VR/AR & Gaming
Started his first business at school. In 2014 founded Fibrum — VR/AR software and hardware producer for Steam, Oculus, etc with 65M+ users worldwide. In 2019 Flaks and LANIT started R&D center to develop VR/AR for Enterprise.

In 2019 Ilya joined DEAL app as Advisor/CVO together with Natalia Vodianova and Matthew Freud.
Silja Voolma, Ph.D.  
 New York
Behavioral designer, Olympic athlete performance coach
Silja Voolma is the founder of Behavioral Design Global, an NYC-based design consultancy with the mission to create accessible, delightful and equitable digital experiences.

Dr. Voolma led the implementation of patient-centered precision medicine technology for the national healthcare system in the Republic of Estonia in 2018.
Chetan Dalal 
 India
Coder turned VC turned Entreprenur
Chetan graduated from IIT Kanpur in 2015 and had a chance to wore several hats in his professional career.

Chetan was a coder in Google, a quant in Goldman Sachs and a VC at Nexus Venture Partners. His previous startup Memer recently got acquired by ShareChat.

Konstantin Dubovitskiy 
 Los Angeles
Podcast founder, beginning investor.
Konstantin is the founder of Fundraising Radio - a podcast about startups fundraising that covers success stories over the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Konstantin is also a beginning investor - he works for a Make It - tech startup venture studio focusing on idea stage startups.
Aleksey Karpov  
 Genesis block
Cryptography, math and financial revolution.
Aleksey is a lead engineer and founder of Bitaps.com - cryptocurrency processing platform spotted by Charlie Lee, founder of Litecoin.

Passionate about cryptography, DeFi and active open source contributer. Regular security & DeFi hackathon winner.
Jefferson Nunn 
 United States
American Innovator
Jefferson Nunn been a consultant to high-net-worth individuals since 1999. Innovative thinking helped him to generate $100M+ in one year for Ronco Corporation and GoWireless.

Jefferson has been involved in the cryptocurrency industry since mining my first Bitcoin in 2010.
Gabriella Uwadiegwu 
 San Francisco, CA
Software Engineer @ Twitch | Co-founder of WeTech
Gabriella is a software engineer at Twitch, and the co-founder of WeTech, a non profit initiative driving women into tech spaces in Nigeria.

She is passionate about the intersection of feminism, technology, and entrepreneurship. Also, Gabriella is working on a few passion projects that are coming soon.
Brian Swichkow  
 Los Angeles
Artist, Entrepreneur
Brian Swichkow is a serial entrepreneur, labeled as a Reddit Marketing Expert by Forbes, AdWeek, etc.

Went viral in 2014 and earned 7M impressions and 30K backlinks within few minutes. Augmented himself with AI. In 2019 together with John Zdanowski he co-founded One, Inc - a member-owned co-op for an innovative entrepreneurs.