Johnny Monsarrat's first company sold for $160,000,000. He was founder and CEO of Turbine, Inc., which pioneered online video games like Lord of the Rings Online and was acquired by Warner Brothers. Now his new company, Hard Data Factory, is based in the Boston Globe headquarters, building the world’s largest arts calendar. He has a BA and MBA from MIT, attended Brown and Harvard, is an award-winning public speaker, and set 5 world records through a community art project. See http://eventsinsider.com/, http://harddatafactory.com/, http://soulburners.org, http://linkedin.com/in/monsarrat, and http://twitter.com/OddBostonEvents.
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Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.
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