Ben Arnon is a media and technology entrepreneur and investor. Ben joined the Facebook-incubated tech startup, Wildfire, as its 6th employee, and played a critical role as its VP of Global Brand Partnerships in building the company to over 400 employees and an acquisition by Google. Ben then spent 4 years at Google, where he served as Head of Industry. Ben has made angel investments in numerous tech startups, including TapAd, Postmates, Bonobos, and others. He also invests in cryptoassets and holds positions in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and several other cryptocurrencies. In 2017, Ben co-founded Color Farm Media, which plans to launch a security token in early 2019 in order to provide investors with greater liquidity as well as fractional ownership in the company’s underlying intellectual property assets. Ben received an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA from Emory University.
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Jay Kolbe is a twenty year PR agency veteran focused on strategy, narrative creation and media relations for emerging technology and start up businesses. Jay has worked for companies such as Amobee, Corbis (Bill Gates), Sizmek (Rocket Fuel), Univision (FUSION) and Viant (Time Inc.), and at both large (Weber Shandwick and Ruder Finn) and small agencies (Spark and Clarity PR). He has a passion for social psychology, and never misses a moment to delve into what motivates people and dictates outcomes. Jay received a BA Sociology (with an emphasis in Journalism and Psychology) from Iowa State University. Up to decentralization, down to centralization!
Twitter and Telegram: @jaykolbe