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.