Kristen Hamilton

CEO & Co-founder
Kristen is an entrepreneur and executive with a passion for education innovation and technology, and a successful track record driving value for customers and investors. She co-founded e-commerce pioneer Onvia and took it public in 2000. As co-founder, Kristen built the organization from 0 to 500 people, raised over $300 million of investment capital, and led the M&A team to acquire and integrate four private companies in two years. Kristen then shifted focus to education, first as COO of World Learning, where she ran operations for their education and development programs in 66 countries, and later leading educator strategy for Microsoft. 
Kristen is a frequent speaker and content contributor for tech, start up, entrepreneur, and business media and conferences. She is a graduate of Ivey Business School at Western University.