Wayne Sutton is the Founder of PitchTo, which helps investors make smarter decisions and entrepreneurs make exceptional pitches. As a Wall Street Journal Startup Guru, Wayne shares his experiences with entrepreneurs in a weekly article. Prior to PitchTo Wayne, co-founded the NewMe Accelerator, the first minority led startup accelerator/incubator in Silicon Valley which was featured in CNN Black in America 4 in 2011 and launched a mobile location-based startup in 2009. With 10 plus years of experience in internet technology, Wayne has worked with large brands, Inc 500 companies and advises several technology startups.
Wayne has been featured on CNN, BBC, TechCrunch, Mashable, Black Enterprise, and various online media outlets. Being an early adopter Wayne was one of the first 1000 users on Twitter which as lead to a loyal following not only on Twitter, but Facebook and Google+. His blog SocialWayne has been ranked one of the 50 best technology and social media blogs in the world.
Wayne is a past TED attendee and has spoken at universities, major internet and technology focused conferences such as World Wide Web Conference, O’Reilly Web 2.0 Expo, South By South West (SXSW), BlogWorld, and more. While managing PitchTo, Wayne is also an Angel Investor In Training via Astia and the Pipleline Fellowship.