Founder and CEO, Coolr
He got his start as an intern at Monet Mobile Networks, the first company in the U.S. to offer 3G data access, and has spent the last decade working in the technology industry for companies creating mobile operating systems, cloud services, and smart devices. Ford most recently lead HTC’s Connected Services division in Seattle and Taipei, reporting to the President.
Prior to HTC, Ford founded and built Dashwire, one of the first mobile cloud service companies. Dashwire’s award winning services allowed the company to win licensing deals with top global operators and retailers before being acquired by HTC in August 2011. Prior to Dashwire, Ford worked in mobile at Microsoft during the early days of smartphones. Ford is a graduate of Harvard.