Mark Weidick

CEO & Board Member

Mark has spent most of his career in Information Technology as a business operator, entrepreneur, and CEO with success at both start-ups and Fortune 500s. He has a talent for creating and growing businesses, products and teams through his expertise in go-to-market strategy, customer acquisition and product development. Some of his notable successes include the growth of Cisco’s TelePresence video business from startup to $1B and the $420M acquisition of Savi Technology. Mark is known for his collaborative, solution-oriented leadership style, team building skills and talent for driving results.


Rob Desantis


Rob co-founded Ariba, a provider of business to business e-commerce solutions that was one of the first B2B Internet companies to go public, and whose market capitalization reached $40 billion. He was also an early angel investor and board member of LinkedIn, the world's largest professional online network.


Dan Miller


Dan is a serial entrepreneur whose accomplishments include co-founding audio/video streaming and compression company On2 Technologies in the 1990s, which went public with Miller as CEO, and was acquired by Google in 2010. On2's HTML5/webM video compression now powers Youtube, and is natively supported in Firefox, Opera, and Chrome browsers.

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Darren Kaplan

Co-Founder & Board Member

Darren spent his career driving global human resources communications strategies. As a 15 year ad agency veteran, he helped the world’s biggest brands go from print to digital, and now, with hiQ, he is taking them to data.

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Gary Vaynerchuk

Board Member | CEO - VaynerMedia

Gary builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Along the way he became a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Uber, and Birchbox before eventually co-founding VaynerRSE, a $25M investment fund. Gary also currently hosts The #AskGaryVee Show, and is a prolific public speaker. He was named to both Fortune and Crain’s 40 under 40 lists in consecutive years, and has been profiled in the New York Times, Fortune, and Inc.


Christian Keane

Board Member | GVP - Gartner

Christian Keane leads Gartner’s Strategy and Corporate Development team globally. Since Mr. Keane has joined Gartner in 2014 the company has made over 10 strategic acquisitions and divestitures including the transformational acquisition of CEB, Inc. Mr. Keane is a 2018 recipient of the M&A Advisor’s “40 Under 40 Dealmakers Award” and has a BA in Economics from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.