Robert Ortiz, Co-founder + CEO, Welcome

From inner city Philadelphia to the Silicon Valley, Roberto Ortiz sits at the intersection of design, tech, and diversity. After leading design teams at tech titans like Google and Yahoo!, Roberto is now the Co-founder and CEO at Welcome, the Ritz Carton of virtual events. A Y Combinator alum, he leverages the power of design at Welcome to improve how people interact with technology, brands, and each other.