Jack Phan is currently 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 700k followers.
Jack started his career in the mid ’90s developing technology that pioneered online lead generation and helped raise $26M in venture capital during the dotcom days. In 2001, he founded ReliableRemodeler.com as CTO along with CEO Eric Doeble, leading the company to rank #187 on the 2007 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies, followed by a successful exit 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 beautiful daughters and currently lives in Portland, OR.