Tyler Scriven is the managing director at Techsters Atlanta, where he helps find and prep startups for the big stage. Prior to joining Techsters, he was an executive at Palantir, serving as Chief of Staff and Head of Operations – helping grow the firm from 100 to nearly 2000 employees. In 2014, he was featured alongside Tristan Walker and Erin Teague in the Fast Company magazine story discussing diversity in silicon valley.
Rodney Williams is the co-founder and CEO at LISNR, which is a startup working on communication technology that sends data over audio – think Bluetooth on steroids. He previously worked as a brand manager at Proctor and Gamble, and spent time at Lockheed Martin. Rodney is a TechStars alum, Adage 40 under 40, Jet Magazine 40 under 40, and a lot more. He has two bachelor degrees and two masters degrees – including an MBA from Howard. Stunt.