Co-Founder Dynamics: Dos, Don'ts, and Everything In-Between
Join us as we talk through stories about co-founder dynamics. Learn what has worked well and what has failed for these founders.
Our speakers include:
Brock Berry, Founder & CEO at AdCellerant
Brock Berry is an innovative leader with experience managing sales, operations, product development, marketing, and new businesses development. Brock is the Founder and CEO of AdCellerant. He leads AdCellerant’s vision, growth, and day-to-day operations.
Shelby Carlson, Co-Founder & SVP at AdCellerant
Shelby Carlson is the Co-Founder and SVP of Sales at AdCellerant. Shelby is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned sales leader.
Annelise Loevlie, CEO & Co-Founder at Icelantic
Annelise Loevlie was born in Colorado and raised exploring the near and far nooks and crannies of the world. Currently, Annelise is CEO of Golden based Icelantic, as well as sits on the advisory committee for Colorado's Office of Outdoor Recreation.
Ben Anderson, Co-Founder at Icelantic
Ben Anderson is the Founder of Icelantic Skis. Ben first had the idea to start a ski company in high school, started pressing skis in his parents garage and launched the brand in 2006 with the support of some of his best friends. Icelantic is based in Golden, CO and has since grown to become the largest USA manufactured ski company in the industry. #ReturnToNature
Mat Vogels, Co-founder & CEO, Zestful
Mat is the co-founder of Zestful, a marketplace for team experiences built for some of the best companies in the world. Designer of websites. Watcher of movies and TV.
Jeff Peterson, Co-founder & CTO, Zestful
Jeff is passionate about building products that people love.
Steve Swoboda, Founder, COO, CFO, SpotX
With more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance, operations and accounting, Steve oversees operational and financial activities for SpotX. Steve’s experience prior to founding SpotX includes founding Booyah Online Advertising and senior management positions at two other startup companies (Ereo, Inc. and ProSavvy, Inc.), serving as chief financial officer of iBelay LLC, a venture capital firm investing in seed stage companies, and public company experience as director of corporate development for MessageMedia, Inc. (acquired by DoubleClick). Steve began his career at Price Waterhouse LLP, where he gained extensive experience in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, SEC reporting, and internal controls. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Colorado and currently serves on the board of directors of the Alumni Association for the University of Colorado at Boulder.