Featured Speaker – Rem Harris, Senior Partner, Investing, JumpStart
Rem leads JumpStart’s due diligence and investing activities, and manages JumpStart’s investment portfolio. He has 20 years of experience launching startups and working in the information technology industry at both large corporations and entrepreneurial ventures. His experience includes leadership roles in operations, sales and marketing.
Prior to joining JumpStart Rem was with Hyland Software where he developed solutions for national and global partners. He came to Cleveland from California to join the founding team of Responsive Database Services (RDS), a Cleveland-based startup database publisher in 1995. While at RDS, Rem headed sales and marketing launching four products over the course of three years. RDS was acquired by Thomson International in 2000.
Prior to joining RDS, Rem worked for a division of Lockheed Martin in Los Angeles where he managed West Coast operations for the company’s data processing and information management business.
Rem holds a BA from UCLA and an MBA from John Carroll University.