Founded in Silicon Valley in 2010, Startup Grind is a global entrepreneur community network. We partner with Google for Startups to connect, educate and inspire entrepreneurs around the world. There are 650+ Startup Grind chapters in 125+ countries hosting monthly Startup Grind events features successful local leaders in an one hour fireside chat interview to share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
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Ryan Smith is Founder & CEO of FTSY ('footsy'), an AI platform for matching people to shoes they'll love. He has a 15-year background in enterprise Customer Relationship Management as well as Business Intelligence programs. Ryan studied Physics and did an MBA in entrepreneurship at UBC. Ryan will share how he built this AI startup that's changing the way people buy shoes online and helping eCommerce businesses to reduce product returns and improving the buying experience for online shoppers.