Founder Hour




Founder Hour

1 November 2018

New York

Added 01-Jan-1970

Founders and the movements they have built. Join the NYC community for Founder Hour, featuring Shane Green.

We’ll dive into the hidden details that have shaped Shane’s narrative; getting no-holds-barred glimpses into his journey:

  • How will Shane's story impact you as an entrepreneur or startup?

  • How to create a healthy community

  • How to make everyday interactions with others meaningful

Shane is the CEO of for North America and helps lead the company’s overall product and marketing efforts globally. He is also co-founder and chair at UBDI (, a blockchain-based data marketplace for people to monetize their data. Based in the UK, empowers individuals to aggregate their own data from over 15,000 sources and reuse it with a new generation of apps designed to protect privacy while enabling data-driven analytics, AI, personalization and monetization.

He was co-founder and CEO of Personal, which merged with in 2017. Personal was a pioneer in user-centric data solutions and was recognized as the first consumer company built on privacy-by-design principles. He also chairs TeamData, an enterprise information security business. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of The Map Network, which became the world’s largest location data platform after being acquired by Nokia/NAVTEQ. He served as Vice President at Nokia/NAVTEQ.

3Shane’s first startup, Witten Technologies, was named Software Innovation of the Year in 2004 by The Wall Street Journal. He also helped launch the non-profit Crisis Group while at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Shane is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, was named a Privacy by Design Ambassador, serves on the boards of the Institute for Education (where he started the Media & Technology Roundtable) and the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, is a member of the Aspen Institute’s Communications & Society Program, and previously served as Vice Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Data. He writes regularly at and @shanegreen on Twitter.

This gathering will be moderated by Galvanize's Event Manager, Katie O'Block. Food and refreshments will be provided.

RSVP to be part of this stellar gathering brought to you by Galvanize and discover how you can enrich your journey.