Continuing our HBS Latinx Technologists Initiative (LTI), join us on Wednesday, August 3rd 7:30 pm ET / 4:30 pm PT for our next event, An Entrepreneur’s Lessons from the Trenches. Eduardo Weinstein will be interviewing Eli Portnoy (Thinknear and Sense360) to get his insights on how he found whitespace, established a differentiated product, and eventually sold two ventures. What he has learned and what he wished someone told him as he began his entrepreneurial journey.
The objective of the HBS Latinx Technologists Initiative (LTI) is to expose the community to impactful roles in technology while creating a network of innovators who make a difference in the world #juntoswerise
Participants must register by NOON on August 2nd to receive details on joining the discussion. The Zoom link will be sent out 24 hours before the event.
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
CEO and Co-Founder, Thinknear and Sense360
Eli joined Medallia as an SVP and GM after their acquisition of Sense 360, the company that he co-founded and where he was CEO for six years. Sense360 makes mobile apps smarter by leveraging the sensors on smartphones to detect location, activity, and context in the background.
Previously, Eli was the co-founder and CEO of Thinknear, a location-based mobile ad network, and sold it within 19 months of inception to Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV) in what remains the largest ever acquisition of a Techstars company.
Eli has been a contributor to: Forbes.com, AdExchanger.com and TechCrunch.com among other publications.
Earlier in his career he was a Sr. Product Manager at Amazon working on the Digital Video team and a consultant with Deloitte.
Eli graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in International Relations and Political Science and has an MBA from Harvard Business School, class of 2009.
Director of Data Science, Meta
Eduardo is a Director of Data Science at Meta supporting the Business Integrity Organization. His team helps ensure safe and trusted connections between people, businesses, and Meta. Prior to Meta, Eduardo was the Head of Analytics & Attribution in Google’s Global Business Organization and a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Eduardo earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and an MBA from Harvard Business School, class of 2009.
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