Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad
Co-founder, about.me, True Ventures & Sphere

Website | @tonysphere

Tony is a founder of about.me which was acquired by AOL in December 2010. In this role, he provides oversight of the development of the product and it’s integration with other AOL properties. Prior to about.me, Tony co-founded Sphere (acquired by AOL in 2008) with Toni Schneider. Tony is also a founding member & Venture Partner at True Ventures.

Early in his career, Tony spent nine years abroad, working in India, France, and Indonesia with Groupe Danone, focusing on brand extension opportunities through mergers and acquisitions in Southeast Asia. He then joined VSP as a general partner where he led consumer-tech and marketing software and services investments in Oddpost (acquired by Yahoo!), Iconoculture (acquired by Corporate Executive Board), MusicNow (acquired by Circuit City), and Centive (acquired by Xactly). Tony also played an active role managing investments in Post Communications (NASDAQ: NTVS) and Stonyfield Farms (acquired by Groupe Danone).

Sessions

Keynote
Location: Metropolitan Ballroom Level:
Moderated by:
Anil Dash (Activate)
Panelists:
Brad Garlinghouse (AOL, Inc.), Tony Conrad (about.me, True Ventures & Sphere), Jason Shellen (AOL)
Average rating: **...
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Keeping the culture of a startup alive can be challenging once it’s incorporated into a large company. Brad Garlinghouse, Tony Conrad and Jason Shellen talk about bringing start-up culture to the benefit of both parties. Read more.
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