Disruptive Technologists ®

…and the entrepreneurial culture in New York City

The people that interrupt the normal course or unity with technology. They are the game-changers, the brilliant thinkers, the hackers, the founders and the people that finance them.

Asad Ramzanali


Asad Ramzanali is committed to help build a more robust financial services marketplace. Give him a FinTech problem and he’ll solve it! Read More…

Keesjan Engelen


Kickstarter prototype to production: $100K is not enough, according to Keesjan Engelen, CEO at Titoma, IoT Devices designed and manufactured in Taiwan and China. While many consider that reaching 100K is a successful campaign, it’s not   Read More…

Johanna Ramani


Johanna Smith Ramani, Senior Innovation Director at Doorways to Dreams Fund says that Millennials are very mission-purpose driven, and so for them careers are  less about the profit or what the boss wants and more about what is meaningful for them or has value. Read More…

Glen DaSilva


Glen DaSilva has a scandalous story to tell – how he got involved in the 2002 Breeder’s Cup betting fraud. The incident was the largest betting scandal to take placeRead More…


Bill Harris


Bill Harris, the CEO of Personal Capital, says the basic problem with “investor entrepreneurs” is that entrepreneurs’ confidence in their abilities and their business can spill over into their investing habits Read More…

Josh Flowers


VISA Cards, Millennials and the Walking Dead: How does this relate to Josh Flowers, the CFO of Card.com, the personalized mobile alternative to checking accounts? Read More…

Alan Brody


Alan Brody talks about Disrupting Metro North’s signage and lights on the heels of a major train accident in Westchester. One of its trains struck a SUV killing six people on Feb 3rd, 2015.Read More…

Ed McLaughlin


Ed “Skip” Mclaughlin wants to eliminate the mystery of becoming an entrepreneur. He explains how to fund and grow your startup by focusing you on generating a profit from the get-go.Read More…