Eli is the CEO and co-founder of Sense360, a VC backed startup which helps mobile apps add sensor-intelligence. He was most recently the co-founder and CEO of Thinknear which he sold to Telenav (NASDAQ: TNAV) in the largest ever acquisition of a TechStars company. Eli previously was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon where he helped develop, market, and grow the Amazon Instant Video service.
He has been named one of the "Top Young Entrepreneurs" by BusinessWeek and the "21st Coolest Young Entrepreneur" by Inc. magazine.
Eli earned a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Startup Lessons Learned with Eli Portnoy
Eli Portnoy, co-founder of ThinkNear, will lead a candid discussion on how he sold his company earlier this year for $22.5M in 18 months.