Sherry Coutu, Founders4Schools

Sherry Coutu

Executive Chair, Founders4Schools

Sherry Coutu is a former CEO and angel investor who serves on the boards of companies, charities and universities. She chairs Founders4Schools and is a non-executive member of Cambridge University (Finance Board), Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press and an NxD of Zoopla and the London Stock Exchange Group. She also serves on the Advisory Board of LinkedIn.

Philanthropically, she supports the Prince’s Trust, the Crick Institute and serves on the Harvard Business School European Advisory Council. Sherry has an MBA from Harvard, an MSc (with distinction) from the London School of Economics, and a BA (Hons with distinction) from the University of British Columbia, Canada. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to entrepreneurship in the New Year’s Honours List 2013, is author of The Scale-up Report on UK economic growth and serves as an Ambassador for London.

Rand Fishkin, Moz

Rand Fishkin

Founder, Moz

Rand Fishkin goes by the ludicrous title, Wizard of Moz. He's founder and former CEO of SEO software startup Moz, host of Whiteboard Friday, co-author of a pair of books on SEO, co-founder of Inbound.org, and serves on the board of the presentation software firm, Haiku Deck. Rand's currently writing a book for Penguin/Random House on the ups and downs of startup culture, due out in 2018. In his minuscule spare time, he loves to travel with his wife, author Geraldine DeRuiter, and read about their adventures in her books and blog. Geraldine and Rand are also small investors in Backstage Capital and Techstars Seattle.

Adam Gross, Heroku

Adam Gross

CEO, Heroku

Adam Gross is CEO of Heroku, one of the leading PaaS (platform-as-a-service) providers, and part of Salesforce’s App Cloud platform.

A CS graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Adam has founded two companies (Personify and Cloud Connect) and was an early employee at two others — Salesforce and Dropbox — where he had a variety of product management and marketing leadership roles to compliment his engineering background.

In addition, Adam is an active angel investor in a variety of startups in the infrastructure and apps space (including Pantheon, Docker, Streak, Depict and MileIQ.)

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