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Home district: MI 40
Jessica Alter was most recently the Cofounder & CEO of FounderDating (acquired by OneVest), the premier network for entrepreneurs and advisors to connect, share and help one and other succeed. Previously, Jessica led Business Development and was GM of Platforms at Bebo (acquired by AOL), and worked in business development at Hands-On Mobile. She is also a mentor at 500 Startups and sits on the board of the A.Alfred Taubman Institute at the University of Michigan, where she earned her BA. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Home district: CA 12
Pete Kazanjy is a serial founder, and seasoned early stage Saas executive, advisor, and investor. Pete founded TalentBin, a category-defining talent search engine and recruiting CRM, which exited to Monster Worldwide in early 2014. Pete is passionate about HR tech, marketplaces, and tech-enabled sales and sales operations. Prior to TalentBin, Pete worked in product marketing and product at VMware, having graduated from Stanford in 2002.
Home district: NY 10
Ian is an entrepreneur and a designer in equal measure. Both analyst and artist, he believes that good design and tactical business objectives are inseparable. In 2011, he co-founded Kitchit, a marketplace connecting diners with professional chefs for full-service, at-home dining. He exited after five years as Chief of Product and Design. Prior to Kitchit, Ian was a Consultant at Bain & Co. and earned a BA at Yale as well as an MBA at Stanford.