Maria Christopoulos Katris
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
As co-founder and CEO, Maria transformed Built In from its 2011 start as a local networking site to the revolutionary tech recruitment platform it is today. Under the guidance of her vision, Built In has become the most trusted platform for 2.5 million monthly visitors — sought-after professionals who seek to boost their tech industry IQ and discover companies they believe in. She’s now accelerating Built In’s growth as a data-driven tech company with an industry-leading position across the nation. Recognized by Crain’s in “40 Under 40,” Maria received her MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
vp of product + growth & co-founder
As a co-founder, Adam built and now oversees the growth and product teams at Built In. His focus areas revolve around acquiring highly engaged tech users — now 2.5 million visitors monthly — while simultaneously acquiring customers. His strategic and innovation acumen enabled Built In to capture market share on the national stage. Over the years, his leadership has empowered customers of all sizes, from startups to growth companies to the enterprise, with the most innovative recruitment strategies. Meanwhile, he’s also empowered tech professionals by giving them content and product they rely on and trust.
board chairman & co-founder
Matt is CEO of PowerReviews, which provides customer review technology to global brands and retailers. In 2011, he launched Built In Chicago as an online community for tech entrepreneurs. His legacy extends to his work as founder of Viewpoints and Wavetable Labs. An angel investor, Matt is also co-founder of the FireStarter Fund. Crain’s recognized Matt in its “Tech 25” for three consecutive years.