Speakers

Chad Billmyer

Chad Billmyer

CEO, Panjo

Speaker

Chad Billmyer is CEO of Panjo, a marketplace for enthusiasts. The Panjo marketplace delivers joy to auto, sport, and hobby enthusiasts by helping them discover, buy, and sell rare and high-quality goods. The Panjo marketplace increases security, reduces administrative overhead, eliminates hassle, and creates an aggregated collection of the world’s most desirable goods for enthusiasts. Panjo is venture-backed by Spark Capital, Lerer Ventures, BDMI Fund, and MuckerLab. Prior to co-founding Panjo, Billmyer led Petersons.com, an education planning site with an annual audience of over 6MM uniques. In 2000, Billmyer co-founded Foresite Solutions, Inc a provider of SaaS applications that automate back office functions in college financial aid offices. Nelnet (NYSE: NNI) acquired Foresite in 2005. Today, Foresite operates as NextGen Web Solutions and serves hundreds of financial aid offices nationally. Billmyer holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University. He has served as a mentor to start-ups in Brown University’s Entrepreneurship Program and to businesses working with MuckerLab (Santa Monica, CA), DreamIt Ventures (Philadelphia, PA), and BetaSpring (Providence, RI). He has served multiple times as a judge for Brown University’s annual business plan competition.