CEO, author, entrepreneur, and thought-leader Matt Blumberg is no stranger to building and leading startup company boards. He’s written about this topic at length in his new book, Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business, and Was discussed with him on March 6th.
ABOUT MATT BLUMBERG
Prior to founding Return Path in 1999, Matt was General Manager of the Internet division of MovieFone, Inc. from inception to the company’s 0 million sale to AOL five years later, as well as Vice President, Marketing and Product Management for the company as a whole. Matt has served as an associate with General Atlantic Partners, a private equity investment firm, and as a consultant with Mercer Management Consulting. Matt is author of Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business. He graduated from Princeton University. He also sits on the board of Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and moz.com.
You can learn much more about Matt by reading his email marketing and entrepreneurship blog at http://www.onlyonceblog.com/ — one of the first CEO blogs on the Internet.
ABOUT JOSHUA BAER
Joshua Baer helps people quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs. In 2008 he founded Capital Factory, the largest startup incubator and co-working space in Austin, Texas. Joshua founded his first startup in 1996 in his dorm room at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches a class at the University of Texas for student entrepreneurs. He is the a Return Path Fellow and is the most active email investor in the world. Joshua was recently recognized as the 2013 Austin Community Leader of the Year and a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. You can follow him on Twitter @JoshuaBaer
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