Rich’s mission is to transform the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. His first career was in finance, his second in sales, and startups are his third career. He’s engaged with thousands of startups in his work as a community leader and as the North America Manager for IBM and SoftLayer’s startup programs. Seeing the opportunity to make a difference through SpringTime, Rich joined the team in early 2017. He is also the Engagement Director at Established. He’s a father of two young children and loves sci-fi, skiing, and video games.