Acquired by Google! Chat w/Patrick Sullivan, Founder & CEO @ Source3
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
Fireside Chat with Patrick Sullivan, Founder • Chief Executive Officer @ Source3 & Kelly Hoey, Venture Capital and Private Equity Strategist
Patrick Sullivan, Founder, Chief Executive Officer @ Source3
Patrick is an entrepreneur and serial investor who is deeply passionate about the start-up community. He co-founded RightsFlow, an enterprise music licensing and royalty company acquired by Google in 2011. At the time of acquisition, RightsFlow serviced over 20,000 music labels, distributors, and digital service providers, and managed licensing for over 30 million recordings. As part of Google, RightsFlow became an integral part of YouTube’s music monetization, enabling a substantial expansion of scale. Patrick has held senior executive positions over his 20 year career including positions at The Orchard, eMusic, National Music Publishers’ Association, & The Harry Fox Agency. Patrick also founded and manages Vanham Ventures, an angel fund focused on early stage NYC-based technology start-ups. He is a mentor and frequent lecturer for TechStars, IMPACT, DreamIt, Google IO, Google for Entrepreneurs, Cornell Tech and his alma mater NYU.
Kelly Hoey, Venture Capital and Private Equity Strategist
A connection-maker, networking strategist and expert community manager, Kelly is recognized for her “boots on the ground” leadership in the startup community by her investment in and promotion of women in tech. In 2011 Kelly co-founded Women Innovate Mobile, LLC (WIM), the first startup accelerator focused exclusively on fast-tracking the growth of early-stage mobile technology ventures with gender-diverse founding teams. In 2014, Kelly joined Cuurio, a New York City based startup that guides brands through the fragmented digital landscape, as Chief Marketing Officer. Kelly continues to invest in as well as advise emerging technology companies and is a member of the board of directors of Glimpse Labs and Tampa Bay WaVE. She is a mentor for several startup accelerators and sits on the advisory boards of startups Rchery and Vizaltyics.
As managing director of WIM, Kelly was responsible for building the accelerator’s global network of partnerships and connections. She was also responsible for leading WIM’s marketing efforts including the Google+ Hangout on Air Series #womenwhotech and “Meet The Innovators” speaker series launched with Apple. Kelly continues to curate and moderate “Meet The Innovators” panels for Apple on a monthly basis. www.jkellyhoey.co
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