Dan Grigsby

Founder Drivetrain

March 18th 12:00 PM McNeely 116

Dan Grigsby is CEO of Manymo and a partner at the mobile development agency Drivetrain.

Dan founded Merchant Planet, an early e-commerce provider that Microsoft acquired; payMe.com, a successful early-days competitor to PayPal that sold for a 20X investor ROI; and Mobile Orchard, which became the #1 iPhone developer news-site and podcast.

Dan has served as an interim/turn-around CTO, CTO coach, and has done contract executive business development and new product development.

Dan received the Business Journal’s “40 Under 40″ award, Finance and Commerce’s “40 Minnesotans On The Move” award, was named one of MPLS/St. Paul magazines “75 Best Brains,” was one of 15 people profiled in Twin Cities Business’s “The Innovatives” issue and was recognized as an “Alumnus Of Note” by the University of Minnesota.

Dan is a member of the Board of Directors for the Minnesota High Tech Association, serves on the Advisory Commission of the Minnesota Science and Technology Authority and is an Adjunct Instructor and Entrepreneur-In-Residence the Carlson School of Business at the University of Minnesota. Dan is Mojo Minnesota Agitator and a judge for the Minnesota High Tech Association’s Tekne award, the Business Journal’s CIO of the Year award and the Minnesota Cup Business Plan competition. Dan co-founded MinneBar and MinneDemo, Minnesota‚Äôs two largest tech/entrepreneur events.

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