We have a burning desire to make this industry stronger

We’ve lived, breathed and enjoyed the event industry for decades and our passion is what sets us apart.

Our Mission

“Transform event planners into event strategists.”

Strategists

We want event technology to be fun, easy to use and affordable.

Hugo Hellberg

Co-Founder & CEO

Who’s Hugo?

Passions: Travel, snowboarding & soccer
Grew up in: Sweden
Favorite food: Paella
Top destination: Costa Rica

Linda Rubright

Head of Storytelling

Who’s Linda?

Passions: Travel, travel, travel
Grew up in: Detroit, MI
Favorite food: Middle eastern
Top destination: Menorca

Tuukka Laitinen

Head of Technology

Who’s Tuukka?

Passions: Snowboarding, technology & travel
Grew up in: Finland
Favorite food: It’s all good :-)
Top destination: Hawaii & Jackson Hole

Minesh Amin

Head of Numbers

Who’s Minesh?

Passions: Golf, snowboarding & sailing
Grew up in: Tallahassee, FL
Favorite food: Thai
Top destination: Anywhere without cellphone signal

Storytellers

Every successful business has a great story to tell. We’re here to share ours.

Monica Panczer

Video & Graphic Guru

Who’s Monica?

Passions: Skiing & golf
Grew up in: Boulder, CO
Favorite food: Mexican
Top destination: The mountains

David Gaston

Mr. Photographer

Who’s David?

Passions: Photography, climbing & snowboarding
Grew up in: Southern California
Favorite food: Mexican & ribeye steak
Top destinations: Australia & New Zealand

Dolphie

Mascot

Who’s Dolphie?

Passion: Riding the event waves
Grew up in: The ocean
Favorite food: Fish
Top destination: Coastlines around the world

Software Engineers

We’re the coding magicians that make our visions come to life.

Ganesh Singh

Chief Software Engineer

Deepika Gupta

Back-End Software Engineer

Ravi Roy

Front-End Software Engineer

Rohit Tiwari

Software Architect

Advisory Board

Dream big and good things will happen.

Deb Bartlett

Co-Founder of EventWaves &
Founder of Executive Events

Who’s Deb?

Passions: My family & being on the water
Grew up in: NJ, VA & CO
Favorite food: Steak
Top destination: Anywhere with a beach!

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Hugo Hellberg

Co-Founder & CEO

Who’s Hugo?

Passions: Travel & sports
Grew up in: Sweden
Favorite food: Paella
Top destination: Costa Rica

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Devon Binder

Founder of Red Door Alliances

Who’s Devon?

Passions: Skiing, yoga & softball
Grew up in: Demarest, NJ
Favorite food: Italian
Top destination: Somewhere not yet explored

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Thought Leaders

EventWaves wouldn’t exist without these event pros and thought leaders.

Tracy Vrban

Thought Leader

Who’s Tracy?

Passions: TBD
Grew up in: TBD
Favorite food: TBD
Favorite destination: TBD

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Carol Lathrop

Thought Leader

Who’s Carol?

Passions: TBD
Grew up in: TBD
Favorite food: TBD
Favorite destination: TBD

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Freddie Templeton

Thought Leader

Who’s Freddie?

Passions: TBD
Grew up in: TBD
Favorite food: TBD
Favorite destination: TBD

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Jamie Richards

Thought Leader

Who’s Jamie?

Passions: TBD
Grew up in: TBD
Favorite food: TBD
Favorite destination: TBD

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Want to be featured as a thought leader?

We’re all about storytelling and we want to hear your story. Our blog is not about selling our products and services, it’s about you and our industry. If you’re interested in being featured on our blog, please contact us and let us know what your passions, challenges, success/failure stories are.

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