Wayne Kimmel is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and the author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel.
Philadelphia Magazine named Wayne a Top Innovator. He is the Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital, the venture capital firm he founded in 1999, and has invested in over 40 startup technology and healthcare companies, including SeamlessWeb (now public as GrubHub), Take Care Health Systems and NutriSystem.
Among the Fortune 500 companies that have acquired his portfolio companies are Aramark, Intel, IBM, Walgreens and Yahoo! His current top portfolio companies include Adwerx, CareCam Health Systems, Dwolla, Indiegogo, Lindi Skin, ReverbNation, StartUp Health, Thrive Commerce and Whistle Sports.
He is on the Boards of Jewish Federations of North America, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Einstein Healthcare Network, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
In addition, Wayne serves on the National Advisory Council of the Delaware Law School and was on the Advisory Board of the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
Wayne is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park and the Delaware Law School. He is passionate about Philly’s pro sports teams, and making the world a better place through his nonprofit work.
As the TECH360 Innovation Keynote, Wayne will speak about his practical secrets on entrepreneurship, networking and the importance of giving back as a means to achieving success in business and in life. The audience will also gain Wayne’s perspective on up and coming consumer technology in the sports, retail and wellness industries and the diverse founders that are bringing new ideas to the forefront.