17 Aug August 17, 2016 – FiscalNote’s Tim Hwang & IoT and Mobile Payments w Thiago Olson
Tim Hwang – Founder and CEO of FiscalNote
Tim Hwang is currently the Founder and CEO of FiscalNote, a real-time legal analytics platform that uses AI and natural language processing to help global organizations take control of their government risk and understand the law. The 150-person company now powers some of the world’s largest and most influential law firms, legal departments, and governments. With Tim’s technology and over $30 million in funding from the likes of Mark Cuban, Jerry Yang, Steve Case, and others, FiscalNote is revolutionizing access to legislation, regulations, and court cases for organizations around the world. Prior to starting FiscalNote from a Motel 6 in Silicon Valley at 21, Tim started his career in politics as a field organizer for the Obama ’08 campaign at the age of 16. He was elected to the Montgomery County Board of Education at 17, overseeing a budget of over $4 Billion for 22,000 public employees. Tim also served as the President of the 750,000 member National Youth Association and the founder of Operation Fly. Inc., – a national 501(c)(3) organization that served inner-city children in underprivileged areas around the country. Tim was profiled in Forbes 30 Under 30, Inc. 30 Under 30, CNN’s Top 10 Startups, Business Insiders Top 25 Hottest Startups, and many others. He is currently a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.
Thiago Olson – Mobile Payment & Connected Hardware Entrepreneur and Entrepreneur in Residence at (ATDC) The Advanced Technology Development Center
Thiago Olson is an entrepreneur and early-stage technology investor and advisor. He currently serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at (ATDC) The Advanced Technology Development Center @ Georgia Tech advising and mentoring portfolio CEOs. Thiago has a proven track record of success launching products into both consumer technology and financial B2B industries. His specialty is in building teams and driving product and brand development from conception to completion. Thiago is a thought leader in IoT and the Mobile Payment spaces and has a technical background with a B.S. & B.E. in Physics and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. He was also founder of Stratos, the creator of the Stratos Bluetooth connected card platform that combines all plastic cards into a single, smart, dynamic card that helps card members make better payment decisions every day. As the visionary for the connected card platform, Thiago provided principal leadership and direction for the company. He was responsible for establishing strategic relationships within the investment, financial and technology partner community and raised over $10 million in funding from Toba Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Resonant Venture Partners, and Western Technology Investment.