Meet the Angel Capital Summit 2020 Speakers


Keynote Speakers

Jim Franklin is an active angel investor, board member and advisor to the startup community. Jim was most recently the CEO of SendGrid, Inc., a cloud developer infrastructure services company. Prior to his tenure with SendGrid, Jim was the Vice President of Enterprise Performance Management and the General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business Unit of Oracle Corporation. The Crystal Ball Global Business Unit was formed in 2007 as a part of the acquisition of Hyperion Solutions. At Hyperion, Jim served as VP and General Manager.

Jim serves on the board of aWhere, Inc., Fluorofinder, Embarke, SlamData, Cloud-elements, Parkifi, TapInfluence , ACLU – Colorado and the Boulder-Denver Software Club. Jim has also been a mentor for Techstars, Boomtown, Mergelane and a facilitator for the Founder Institute.

When not working with entrepreneurs, Jim likes to do triathlon training, telemark ski and run the trails above Boulder.