Mr. David Calone serves as Chairman at Conference Solutions. He was a Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Jove Equity Partners. He also serves as Board Member at Social Intelligence. He also is the President and C.E.O. of Jovian Holdings. Prior to that, he served as an Associate for Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison. He serves as a director of seven privately-held companies located throughout the country and is a co-inventor on eighteen issued U.S. patents relating to internet messaging and to optimizing medical treatment based on comparative treatment effectiveness data. He helped organize the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the U.S. House of Representatives, through which he has been a leading advocate for federal policies that promote job creation through the development of start-ups and other small businesses. In this capacity, he helped create "Start Up Day Across America," connecting federal and state officials with early stage companies in their region. He is also the founder of the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund which has helped launch and provide seed funding for early stage companies based on technology developed at Long Island's research institutions. He serves as founding National Board Chair for Techstars Patriot Boot Camp, a 501(c)(3) that helps veterans and active duty service members from around the country start businesses.