Back by popular demand! David S. Kidder, a serial entrepreneur and best selling author, will discuss learnings from interviews with some of the most well known entrepreneurs, including Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman, Tony Hsieh, Sara Blakely. All featured in his book, The Startup Playbook. David is the co-founder of Bionic, an enterprise innovation accelerator and platform. Prior to Bionic, Kidder served as the co-founder and CEO of Clickable, an online advertising software as a service (acquired by Syncapse). Prior to Clickable, Kidder co-founded SmartRay Network, a mobile advertising pioneer (acquired by LifeMinders), and Net-X, a web-authoring platform (acquired by Target Vision). Kidder is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and received ID Magazine’s International Design Award and Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008. David is an active angel investor through his fund, Alt Option Return with investments including: Art.sy, TapAd, MileWise (acquired by Yahoo), PayOff, HowAboutWe, BoostCTR, Maxwell Health, Content.ly, PopExpert, Lenndo, and Founders Fund III. David is a founding member of the The Acumen Fund One Percent Fund, and serves on the National Board of the Smithsonian. He is also the creator and co-author of the two-time New York Times bestselling five book series, The Intellectual Devotional, published by Rodale. He lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife and three sons.
David will give a free copy of his book to the first 20 attendees!