Taz Patel

Taz Patel

Taz co-founded Captiv8, an Influencer marketplace and SaaS platform funded by Social Capital, Visionnaire, UTA, and Liquid2. Prior to this, Taz was the Chief Revenue Officer of Republic Project, a startup funded by Google Ventures and later acquired by DG Sizmek in 2013. Before that, Taz led monetization efforts at Showyou App funded by True Ventures that was acquired by Vevo in 2015. His knowledge in social marketing, mobile/video advertising, and SaaS/Marketplace business is a personal passion that stems from sales leadership roles at BlueLithium and Interclick, both of which were acquired by Yahoo! for $300 Million in 2007 and $270 Million in 2011. Taz is an active investor, mentor, and advisor. A Chicago native, Taz studied at the University of California, Berkeley and currently lives in San Francisco. (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tazpatel/)