Sam Teller, Managing Director of Launchpad LA will talk about startups that Launchpad LA likes to invest in. We’ll have Q&A so get your questions ready!
Sam Teller is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Launchpad LA, the leading startup accelerator in Southern California. He joined Launchpad LA from Charlie, a Los Angeles-based media company and investment fund he co-founded in 2010. Before Charlie, Sam was a member of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and inaugural new media team. Earlier, Sam's experience includes time at Google (AdWords), Credit Suisse (investment banking), The Huffington Post, The Colbert Report, and with Senators John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. Sam was born and raised in Los Angeles and received a BA from Harvard College, where he was business manager of the Harvard Lampoon and wrote some of the earliest news stories about Facebook.com.