Jack Phan is the VP of Strategy & Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for Digital Trends focusing on partnerships, affiliate marketing and social media strategies. Jack is a visionary technology entrepreneur joining his first startup Handyman Online in the late 90s developing matching algorithms and lead distribution platforms that pioneered online lead generation for home improvement. In 2001 he co-founded ReliableRemodeler.com as CTO developing web applications, lead generation APIs and custom enterprise CRM solutions processing over 75,000 leads per month and leading the company to rank #187 on the 2007 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies. A successful exit followed when his company was acquired by Quinstreet in Februrary 2008.
Jack has invested in and is an advisor for several startup companies and is a member of Oregon Angel Fund (OAF) and the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN). He attended Pacific University and currently lives in Portland, OR.