You're invited to an unforgettable conversation & pitch off with Accel Ventures Partner Ethan Choi and Checkr Head of Product Management Haris Ikram. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Ethan and Haris, curated connections, and an opportunity to pitch & receive feedback. Get your questions answered around operating/fundraising in this new enviornment.
Ethan Choi is a partner at Accel, a leading venture capital firm. Atlassian, Braintree, Cloudera, CrowdStrike, DJI, Dropbox, Dropcam, Etsy, Facebook, Flipkart, FreshWorks, Jet, Qualtrics, Slack, Spotify, Supercell, UiPath and Vox Media are among the companies the firm has backed. Ethan focuses on software, consumer internet, and online marketplace businesses.
He represents Accel on the boards of 1Password and Invoca, and helped lead Accel’s investment in Bird.
Prior to Accel, Ethan worked at Spectrum Equity, where he led investments in and served in board roles at Lucid Software and PicMonkey. He also worked on investments in Headspace, Jimdo, and Prezi, and was actively involved with lynda.com.
Haris Ikram is the Head of Product Management at Checkr, a $2.2B background check company currently serving thousands of businesses, including Uber, Instacart, Postmates, and many others.
Checkr is the only background check company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make hiring more inclusive and more efficient. They believe all candidates should have a fair chance to work and understand that candidates are real people whose lives depend on the results we deliver. That's why they're committed to building a fairer future by improving understanding of the past.
Haris focuses on making the company the world's leading Trust & Safety platform. He leads Product Management, Design, Program Management & the Tech Doc organization. Haris was previously Senior Director of Product Management at Salesforce.