Founding, Managing Director
Chad has spent more than two decades as a startup entrepreneur building and scaling early stage businesses into mature, sustainable companies. He is now Managing Director of Mindgruve Ventures and a strategic investor and advisor to several fast growth companies. Chad also serves as a Board of Director to companies in the consumer, healthcare, technology and publishing space. Chad is a regular writer and public speaker on The Startup Economy, The Convergence of Technology and Marketing and Transforming Your Company into a Digital Business.
Chad also is the CEO of Mindgruve - one of the fastest growing independent marketing and tech agencies in the U.S. with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Miami. Their client roster includes Proctor & Gamble, Merck, Oracle, Live Nation, Qualcomm and Agilent Technologies.
Chad resides in San Diego, California and is a graduate of Indiana University - Bloomington.