Jack Phan is Vice President of Strategy & Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Digital Trends & The Manual leading product development, brand and social media strategies in addition to being a key member of the executive leadership team. A thought leader and strategist, Jack shares his love for technology, gadgets, innovation, entrepreneurship and startups through his Twitter with over 950k followers.
Jack started his career in the mid ’90s developing technology that pioneered online lead generation and helped raise $26M in venture capital. In 2001, he founded ReliableRemodeler.com as CTO along with CEO Eric Doebele, leading the company to rank #187 on the 2007 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies. A successful exit followed to Quinstreet (NASDAQ:QNST) in February of 2008. Since then he’s invested in and is an advisor for several local startups in the Pacific Northwest.
Jack has 2 daughters and currently lives in Portland, OR.