Skills & ExpertiseB2C, Building a Team, Co-Founder Dynamics, Company Culture, Customer Acquisition, Customer Discovery, Go-To-Market Strategy, Marketing, MVP Development, Pitch Feedback, Product Roadmap, Scaling, UX Design

Industry Consumer Products & Packaged Goods; Ecommerce; Electronics & Hardware; Software/App; Services

Chad Laurans is the Founder and Chairman of SimpliSafe, one of the country’s fastest growing tech companies. With superior product design and customer-friendly service at a fraction of the cost, SimpliSafe has rapidly become one of the largest home security companies in the country and attracted the backing of top investment firms Sequoia Capital and Hellman & Friedman. Prior to founding SimpliSafe, Chad worked at Apax Partners and Goldman Sachs. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Yale and an MBA from Harvard Business School.