Startup Weekend Columbus August 21-23
Friday, August 21 - 23, 2015
Friday, August 21 - 23, 2015
Event starts at 5:30 pm
1275 Kinnear Rd
Friday August 21st
Saturday August 22nd
Sunday August 23rd
EVP & Chief Operating Officer, Assurex Health
Managing Partner, NCT Ventures
In 2001, Mr. Langdale (along with other persons affiliated with NCT Ventures and OSU) founded and developed the Center for Entrepreneurship at The Ohio State University, which quickly earned a tier one ranking from Entrepreneur Magazine. Mr. Langdale helped develop the Entrepreneurship curriculum in addition to teaching undergraduate, MBA and Executive MBA courses on Entrepreneurship. Mr. Langdale has been an executive board member of The Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Entrepreneurship Steering Committee, OSU's Center for Entrepreneurship, Columbus Technology Council, and Nationwide Children's Hospital (Research Board).
CEO, Rev1 Ventures
Coaches and Mentors
As CEO, Matt is responsible for overall company leadership and growth. He brings a product and technology perspective to the management team, and helps drive the company’s innovation strategy. Matt also is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.
Matt and Co-Founder Sam Rajan started CoverMyMeds to help patients get the medications they need to live healthier lives. Through its innovative products and partnerships with the nation’s largest health plans, pharmacies, providers, and clinical systems, CoverMyMeds helps millions of patients access their needed medications each month.
Prior to co-founding CoverMyMeds, Matt was Co-Founder and President of a software development company in Columbus that served large healthcare companies. Matt is active in Columbus’ business, civic, and technology communities, and is an enthusiastic supporter of the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Columbus.
Software Engineering Director at Dell Software
Brian was the first CTO at Digg.com where he led Development, Product, QA and R&D for 3 years as Digg grew to be one of the most highly trafficked websites in the world. Today, Brian is also an advisor and board member to various Internet startups in San Francisco, Austin, Boston and Columbus.
Brian has been the CTO of multiple startups and co-founded WakeUpStartup.com, a grassroots startup networking and monthly pitch event to help connect entrepreneurs, technologists and investors. He is also one of the founders of Columbus TechLife, one of the largest technology meetup groups in the country. Brian started his career in consulting where he spent 13 years at Cambridge Technology Partners in technology leadership roles on dozens of multi-million dollar consulting and system integration engagements.
Owner at Simply Vague
CEO and President, Multivarious Games
Angie joined JumpStart in March 2014, and prior to joining JumpStart, Angie was a Recruiting Manager at Robert Half Finance & Accounting, where she divided her time between business development and recruiting functions. In this position, Angie introduced the company's services to prospective clients and built upon existing client relationships, as well as recruited and placed accounting and finance professionals. Previously, she was a Campus Recruiter for Deloitte in Cleveland—where she coordinated and implemented the interview process for both interns and entry-level candidates—and the Recruiter and Internship Program Director for Cohen & Company. After having two internships under her belt at Cohen & Company in Accounting and HR, she transitioned as their corporate recruiter for the Ohio office locations as well as the southwest Florida-affiliated office, and coordinated and supervised the Accounting and the Information Technology internship programs.
UX Lead, Express
Ben is VP Delivery and Experience for the Columbus Collaboratory. Columbus Collaboratory is a cutting edge startup focused on rapid innovation that delivers business impact in the areas of advanced analytics and cyber security.
Senior leadership roles previously held by Ben include VP of Growth Hacking for Pillar Technology, VP of IS for Progressive Medical, Director of the Columbus Technology Council, and Director at Owens Corning. His first successful exit was in 1996.
Ben is a frequent conference speaker on a wide range of topics including project management, enterprise agile, entrepreneurship and lean startup. Teams that Ben has lead have won numerous industry recognitions such as: Computerworld 100 Best Places To Work, InformationWeek 500, TechColumbus Innovation Awards. Additionally Ben has been named by Computer World to its Premiere100 list of top IT leaders nationwide.
As a community leader Ben founded TechLife Columbus, and is the curator of the Columbus Startup Digest. Ben resides in Dublin with his wife Sandy and his 4 daughters.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Columbus August 21-23 team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Techstars Startup Weekend Columbus is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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