Tom Kehler

President & Chief Scientist, CrowdSmart

Tom Kehler is President, Chief Scientist, and Co-Founder at CrowdSmart; a technology-based investment company dedicated to transforming seed investing and radically improving outcomes for investors and startups. Dr. Kehler has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and CEO. He was CEO of InelliCorp the first AI/Expert Systems Company to go public. He was CEO of Connect one of the first ecommerce companies to go public. He was CEO of Recipio, an early social marketing company that enabled large scale brainstorming between companies and their customers. Recipio’s customers included LEGO, NBC, and Procter & Gamble. Recipio was sold to Informative where he later because CEO. Informative was sold to Satmetrix where he headed up Community Solutions. After Satmetrix, Dr. Kehler was one of the founders of ClearStreet, a fintech company. Dr. Kehler has served on the Information Technology Advisory Board of the National Research Council. He has served on various corporate, academic, and non-profit boards.

Dr. Kehler received a Ph.D. in applied physics from Drexel University and has over 20 publications in artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and physics. Currently he is focused on predictive analytics models for startups.

My Sessions

Data Science and Decision Analysis in Venture Investing

The Capital Peak

Data availability has always been a challenge to investing in the start-up space. Although that makes it ripe for Decision Analysis, few have implemented it for investment decisions. This is now changing and we bring together perspectives from Corporate Venturing, Venture Capital and Angel Investing to investigate the paradigm shift currently underway. Panel Chair: Victor […]