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T.A. McCann was the founder and CEO of Seattle-based Gist, Inc. and is now a Vice President at Research In Motion, which acquired Gist in February 2011. Previously T.A. was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at both Vulcan Capital and Polaris Venture Partners. Prior to Polaris, he held senior positions at Microsoft, leading product planning for the Exchange Server Group and developing Service Delivery Platforms focused on mobile applications. T.A. currently serves on the board of Zoopa and Wishpot. He is also an advisor/mentor for Techstars/Seattle and Notary One. In addition to his deep technology background, T.A. has won sailing's America's Cup and sailed around the world.
Join us on Monday July 2 at 7:00 PM.
TA will expand on his recent blog post: When should you quit your day job to launch your startup? (http://tamccann.com/when-should-you-quit-your-day-job-to-launch-your-startup/) You should check out that blog post, and some of his other excellent posts, so that you can have some interesting questions to ask him during the presentation.