Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Clarabridge
SID BANERJEE is a well-known expert in customer experience, business intelligence, and text analytics. A Clarabridge co-founder, he provides Clarabridge with vision and direction for achieving customer success while also managing executive relationships with key current and prospective customers.
A highly-regarded figure in the Washington, DC technology scene, Sid has been recognized as a Washington Business Journal Most Admired CEO, a Greater Washington Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and a CIT Gap 50 Entrepreneur Award winner.
Prior to Clarabridge, he co-founded Claraview, a leading BI strategy and technology consultancy firm. Under Sid’s leadership, Claraview grew into a thriving services firm with over 130 employees without any outside funding. Claraview was acquired by Teradata, a leading data warehousing and business intelligence company, in March 2008.
Over his career, Sid has amassed over 25 years of leadership experience. A founding employee at MicroStrategy, he held Vice President-level positions in both product marketing and worldwide services. During his tenure leading MicroStrategy’s worldwide services division, he grew the organization to a 500+ person organization supporting enterprise deployments of BI solutions. Before joining MicroStrategy, Sid held management positions at Ernst & Young and Sprint International. Sid has a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Follow Sid on Twitter: @sidbanerjee
Founder and CEO, Framebridge
SUSAN TYNAN is the founder and CEO of Framebridge, a DC-based start-up revolutionizing custom picture framing. Using the Framebridge website or app, customers can easily select a frame style, mail or upload art and photos, and receive the finished products, beautifully framed, directly to their door, at less than half retail prices. Framebridge has raised $11M in funding from Revolution Ventures, NEA, and Tim O’Shaughnessy.
Prior to Framebridge, Susan held senior product, ops, and business development roles in several consumer technology start-ups. At LivingSocial, Susan launched and managed three business lines, including the home services business (which featured many framing deals). Other start-up experience includes Taxi Magic, Revolution Health, and Promontory Interfinancial. Susan worked for the White House as a management advisor on technology and customer service issues. She began her career at Accenture. Susan earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA with Distinction from the University of Virginia.
Follow Susan on Twitter: @susanrtynan