Kara Banosian is the current CRO at Stavvy. Prior to their current position, they served as Vice President of Acquisition Marketing at LogMeIn from November 2016 to June 2021. Before LogMeIn, Kara was Sr Manager of Demand Generation Marketing Programs at Xively by LogMeIn from August 2015 to November 2016. Kara began their career in November 2004 as Sr Manager of Solutions Program Office - Marketing, Communications, & Social at EMC.
Paul Flanagan is responsible for all aspects of Nasuni’s global operations. He has a wealth of experience building and leading high growth companies. Paul has served as CEO at Rave Mobile Safety and StorageNetworks (IPO: Nasdaq), CFO at VistaPrint, now Cimpress (IPO: Nasdaq), and VP of Finance at Lasertron (Acquired: Corning) and Vitol Gas and Electric (Acquired: Coral Energy).
Bryan is a seasoned early stage start-up executive and entrepreneur. Areas of focus have included sales, business development, revenue generation and cross functional organization around vision, growth and enterprise value generation. Formerly the first employee of FlipKey.com (Acq. By TripAdvisor for $150mm) and a founding executive at Drizly.com (Acq. for $1.1BN by Uber), Bryan is currently the Co-Founder, President and CRO at TorchPro, a sports media company providing better access to the best athletes in the world. In addition to building early stage companies, Bryan is also an active angel investor and advisor.
Amanda Hesser is the founder and CEO of Food52, a next-generation cooking and home company that was named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2020. From the beginning, Amanda and her co-founder, Merrill Stubbs, challenged the status quo, building a hub that seamlessly combines content, commerce, and community. Amanda has been named a Woman of Impact by Entrepreneur Magazine and one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Food by Gourmet.
Andy loves helping companies (and people) grow. He has started many companies, some failed terribly and others were a great success. In 2012, he started Student Loan Hero. His team provided tools and services to help student loan borrowers pay off their student loans faster and make smarter financial decisions. They bootstrapped their team to 70+ full-time employees, $20M in annual revenues. In 2018, SLH was acquired by LendingTree for $60M. Recently Andy co-founded REV Copack, a beverage co-packing company located in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Jim Kelliher is the Chief Financial Officer at Drift. Prior to Drift, he was CFO at LogMeIn, where he played a pivotal role in taking the company public in July 2009, and scaling from 50 to 1,000 employees and $10M to $250M in revenue. Jim has also held positions as CFO of Actifio and IMlogic, and VP of Finance and International CFO of PTC, a publicly traded software development company.
Steven is a founding member of GEN II, a leading administrator of Private Equity and Real Estate investment funds. Before launching Gen II, Steven served as the Managing Director and Co-President of BISYS Private Equity Fund Services, a subsidiary of a New York Stock Exchange listed company. Steven previously had co-founded DML Fund Services, a leading administrator of alternative assets and DMLT, LLC the creator of Investment Café, the leading on-line private equity LP Portal. He is a recognized authority in the field of private equity fund administration.
Todd Pavone is the CEO and President of Virtustream, a strategic cloud services business within the Dell Technologies family of businesses “In less than a year, Todd transformed the company by implement a long-term strategy that reduced the loss of free cash flow, making Virtustream profitable for the first time in its 10-year history. He was previously the President of Dell Technologies Consulting and one of the co-founders of VCE Corporation and a member of its leadership team.
Tony Remington is a proven health care industry leader focused on value-based medical solutions. Tony's passion is to deliver transformative patient care through physician education with a focus on regulatory compliance. He brings over twenty years of experience with management responsibility from multi-nationals and senior executive positions with several venture-backed start-ups. He specializes in developing and executing on U.S. distribution strategies for health care companies.
Matthew Roberts was the CEO and Co-Founder of Cometeer from 2014. Prior to that, they worked at Altran from 2013 as an Embedded System/Product Development, developing web applications to class I medical devices via Foliage, Inc. acquisition. He attended Ipswich High School and then went on to Bentley University and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Economics/Finance
Esther Tetreault is the Founder and Owner of the Trillium Brewing Company based out of Boston, MA. Esther holds both her BS in finance and MBA in Data Analysis from Bentley University. After graduation, she set out with the desire to create a New England Farmhouse-inspired experience through the lens of craft beer. Launched with three employees and the support of family, friends, and community, Trillium’s brewery located at 369 Congress Street in Boston’s then-sleepy Fort Point neighborhood has grown to a team of nearly 300.
Duston has served on the board of Nutanix since July 2022. He has served as the chief financial officer at Arctic Wolf, a provider of a cloud-native security operations platform designed to end cyber risk, since April 2022. Prior to that, he served as the chief financial officer of Nutanix, Inc. from 2014 until 2022. He also served as chief financial officer for over 25 years at various companies, including in the disk drive industry at Western Digital and Maxtor and in optical networking at Infinera.
Kyle York is co-founder, CEO and managing partner at York IE® where he sets the vision and leads the vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm for technology companies. Kyle works closely with entrepreneurs, operators and investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth and impact the world. Advising and investing in over 100+ startups, primarily in B2B SaaS, Kyle is a board member for several portfolio companies. Kyle has committed his career to the enterprise software industry driving growth for subscription, recurring revenue business models.