Mr. Brett Hurt is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at data.world. He also serves as an Advisor at ClearBlade and FloorFound. He serves as Mentor at Techstars. He served as Board Member at Edgecase. He served as Board Member and Advisor at Shelfbucks. He also co-founded Bazaarvoice. He also serves as a board Member at Entreprenuers Foundation of Central Taxes. He is also the Founder of Hurt Family Investments. He also serves as the Chairman at Compare Networks. He also serves as Entrepreneur Partner and Advisor at Chicago Ventures. He co-founded and served as General Partner at Hurt+Harbach. He also worked as Austin ventures. He founded Coremetrics in February 1999 after spending 10 years developing Internet-based software. Forrester Research eventually rated Coremetrics in the industry. Prior to Coremetrics, Brett was the founder and CEO of Hurt Technology Consulting and BodyMatrix, an online retailer of sports nutrition products, which he sold. Before that, he was a consultant at Deloitte Consulting and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Brett holds an MBA in High-Tech Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. Brett co-founded Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ: BV) and served as CEO and President for 7.5 years, leading the company from bootstrapped concept to almost 2,000 clients worldwide and through its successful IPO. He subsequently guided the company through a successful follow-on offering and two acquisitions, PowerReviews and Longboard Media. Brett continues to actively support Bazaarvoice as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to Bazaarvoice, Brett founded Coremetrics and helped grow the company into a global, leading marketing analytics solution for the eCommerce industry before its acquisition by IBM. Brett holds an MBA in High-Tech Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Wharton School and the McCombs School of Business and previously served on the Board of Directors of Shop.org. Brett established the Bazaarvoice Foundation and is very active in the philanthropic arena. He received the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Central Texas' Community Leadership Award in 2012. Brett is entrepreneur empowerment group RISE's Serial Entrepreneur of the year for 2012. He served as an Advisor at Roikoi.