Angel Investor & Co-Founder, Captiv8
Taz Patel is a cofounder of Captiv8, a data focused social influencer marketing platform.
Previously, he was the Chief Revenue Officer of Republic Project, a startup he invested in and later joined helping sell to Sizmek. At Sizmek, Taz helped global brands, agencies and publishers engage audiences with the company’s robust social rich media platform.
Prior to this, Taz led monetization efforts at Showyou App, a socially curated mobile video experience for consumers recently sold to Vevo. His knowledge in social and mobile is a personal passion that stems from sales leadership roles at both Interclick and BlueLithium, both of which were acquired by Yahoo!
In his spare time, Taz can be found investing in and advising startups.
A Chicago native, Taz then studied at the University of California, Berkeley and currently lives in San Francisco.