Founder and CEO, Crowdnetic
Luan has over 15 years of financial data and web solutions experience and is a respected sales and marketing leader. She is the CEO and co-founder of Crowdnetic, a leading provider of technology and data solutions to the global crowdfinance marketplace, and has been prominently featured in the Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Forbes and VentureBeat. Crowdnetic owns and operates Lendvious, CrowdWatch, and NowStreetWire. Prior to starting Crowdnetic with partner Srikanth Goteti, she served as General Manager and founder of Interactive Data Managed Solutions business for the Americas (Interactive Data was acquired by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus in 2010). She has also previously served as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Stockpoint (acquired by ScreamingMedia and later MarketWatch, now part of Interactive Data) and Executive Director of Partner Solutions for Quote.com (acquired by Lycos and later Interactive Data).
Luan is a leading speaker and thought leader for the crowd finance industry and she is a founding member of the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the Crowdfunding Accreditation for Platform Standards (CAPS) and the Crowdfund Intermediary Advocates (CFIRA). She is also a proud Alumnina of the elite Springboard Enterprises Accelerator program (class of 2013) comprised of the world leading women-led media and technology companies and is a member of 85 Broads, a leading professional women networking organization committed to the economic empowerment of women globally.