Jason Beckerman

Jason Beckerman
Founder and CEO, Teach The People, Dank Apps

Jason Beckerman is Founder and CEO of Teach The People, a company dedicated to democratizing education by creating a people powered university marketplace. Jason is also the founder and CEO of Dank Apps, makers of the Facebook application The Lotto, recently funded by Bay Partners. The Lotto is a social contest that gives away up to $5000 daily. Jason has worked for various financial institutions and startups throughout his career including Merrill Lynch, Paytrust, Island ECN, Instinet, Albridge Solutions, Siebel, and Salesforce.com. In his time at Salesforce.com, Jason managed the release process for the largest on-demand CRM roll out in the history of SAAS. Jason holds a BS in Entrepreneurship and Information Systems from Quinnipiac University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.

Sessions

General
Location: San Diego Ballroom B
Eric Eldon (VentureBeat), Jeff Clavier (Softtech VC), Jason Beckerman (Teach The People, Dank Apps), Lee Lorenzen (Altura Ventures)
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