Les Teichner currently is the Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Strongbark, Inc., a social referral platform that he and David Beazley are developing together for launch later this year.
Les is a serial entrepreneur as well, having begun and exited a number of companies, including Strategic Processing which was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2001. Strategic Processing’s assets included the earliest interactive marketplace patents, which have subsequently been referenced as prior art in over 1350 other internet patents, including those of Pay Pal and Priceline.
He has also served on numerous Boards of Directors, been a guest lecturer on Strategic Marketing and Business Formation, mentors a number of start-ups, and has been a guest panelist at the Funding Feeding Frenzy in the past.
By education, Les is an Electrical Engineer and holds an MBA in Finance from the U. of C.