Member Spotlights

January 29, 2018

Matt Kropp (’95)

CEO of FR8 Revolution Inc.
Matt Kropp is CEO of FR8 Revolution, Inc. a company that builds data-driven, cloud-based tools aimed at reducing inefficiencies in the $700B US trucking market. Matt spent the first 10 years of his career building digital businesses in Internet 1.0.

He sold his first company to USWeb/CKS and rode the full cycle of the first internet boom and bust. He then co-founded TransplantConnect which is now the dominant EMR platform for organ donation, managing data for 70% of all organs donated in the US.
November 1, 2017

Dan Flanegan (’94)

Co-Founder of Butter & SHEnetics
As an entrepreneur, advisor & investor Dan has a passion for how humans interact with technology products. He has built and managed diverse teams ranging from developers, designers and entrepreneurs to brand managers and creative agencies, all with a vision to leverage technology in a way that is natural to and enhances the human experience.
October 6, 2017

Romeo Elias (’97)

President, CEO, and Founder of Intellect
Romeo Elias is the founder and CEO of Intellect, an award winning leader in the Business Process Management and Quality Management software industries. Romeo is a visionary executive, thought leader and advocate for business friendly software that empowers everyone to innovate.

Romeo has overseen Intellect's growth from its founding in 2000 to a high growth software company with hundreds of happy customers, including a roster of marquis and fortune 500 companies.
September 28, 2017

Jay Whitehead

Co-founder of League Networks
Jay Whitehead is a serial entrepreneur with 17 launches and 5 exits in media, IT and fundraising. He credits being fired from the TV internship and job he got as a UCLA undergrad for his journey into Silicon Valley-style entrepreneurship. In 2016, Jay co-founded League Network PBC, which has raised over $1 million in investor capital to address the underserved $3 billion youth sports fundraising market.
September 19, 2017

David P. Mariani (’87)

Founder and CEO of AtScale
Dave Mariani is a hands on technology executive with 25 years of experience in delivering Big Data, consumer Internet, Internet advertising and hosted services platforms, creating nearly $800M in company exits.

He founded AtScale in 2013 to provide access to Big Data to everyone who needs it, regardless of data format, size or the type of tool business users want to use.