About The Speaker
Founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Draper University The venture capitalist is the managing director and founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson and the Headmaster of Draper University. He also coined the term ‘viral marketing,’ a suggestion to utilize email as a tool to promote a product across the internet. On behalf of DFJ, he sits on the boards of DoAt, Glam, Prosper and Miartech. The speaker also launched DFJ Global Network, which is an international network of beginner venture capital funds with offices in more than 30 countries. He is also a frequent keynote speaker, spreading his message of entrepreneurialism and free markets at various conferences around the world. He also started Draper University of Heroes with the purpose to promote proactive entrepreneurship amongst students.