A.J. De Rosa
AJ is a seasoned business leader and startup executive with 24 years’ experience in scaling enterprise software organizations in FinTech, Government, Insurance and Fortune 500 Firms. AJ graduated from Lehigh University in 1995 and began his first FinTech sales position with Thomson Financial. He gained quick success in the market data space and joined select colleagues in his first startup career move at Lionshares, Inc.; a technology disrupter within the market data industry. This proved to be a successful move, with an acquisition by FactSet within 2 years. AJ then joined Eze Castle Software, a Boston-based trading technology startup. He joined the firm as one of their first employees and demonstrated great success in creating and scaling both their domestic and global sales, sales operations, marketing, account management and customer success organizations. During his 12.5 year tenure, he played a critical role in two private equity deals and an acquisition and served on the integration team for each company merger. AJ currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer at Orbital Insight, Inc. Additionally, AJ serves on the advisory board of two startup companies: MapD Technologies, an early-stage San Francisco based technology company focused on database and visualization applications, and Cognovi Labs, an early innovator in the field of Emotion AI based in New York City.