Founded: October 2012
Organizer: Alyssa Reese
Times: Sessions occur from about 6:30 – 9:30PM. It’s helpful to arrive about 15 minutes early.
A no-brainer for House of Genius, San Francisco has shown a great demand for our format which promotes anonymity and merit-based feedback. We are thrilled to be accepting applications for the bay area. House of Genius strives to serve all types of companies and entrepreneurs; so if you represent a non-tech company, don’t be shy!
Apply to be a part of the mix for an evening of disruptive thinking. Don’t forget that you must be invited to attend.
Alyssa Reese is a UI/UX designer who has worked on products for over 40 startup companies while at several agencies and most recently in her own design agency, founded in 2011. An entrepreneur herself, her first company was Plebeian Apps, which is still creating mobile apps for Android and iPhone. As Creative Director at her design firm fleetCreature, she organizes a team of project managers, designers and developers in an innovative environment to create mobile and web designs for start-ups and other organizations all over the world including in Vancouver, London, Hawaii, Texas, San Francisco, Peru, NYC and Boulder.
Living in sunny San Francisco, Taylor co-owns a small development shop that builds iPhone, iPad and Android applications. Most of his free time is spent exploring San Francisco, playing a few choice musical instruments, and enjoying the delicious food the city has to offer.
Attending a number of House of Genius sessions in Boulder and Denver inspired Taylor to help organize it in one of the most challenging and busy cities around. He looks forward to helping the San Francisco House of Genius chapter grow and fit into the hustle and bustle of the Bay Area.
Shaun Young works at Endeavor an organization that seeks to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating high-impact entrepreneurs from emerging and growth market countries. He is responsible for helping Endeavor Entrepreneurs connect and deepen relationships with mentors and partners from Endeavor’s global network on the West Coast. Prior to Endeavor, Shaun was a senior editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit, the research arm of The Economist Group.
A native northern Californian, Shaun migrated east to study at both Tufts University and Oxford University. He played collegiate basketball at both, and was the point guard on the Oxford team that won the British National Championship. Shaun is fueled by words, seafood and travel.
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