A Fireside Chat with Richard Wolpert – CEO, HelloTech
After graduating from UCLA in 1984 with a BS in Math and Computer Science, Richard Wolpert has gone on to pioneer in various fields – from tech to entertainment, working at Fortune 500 companies as well as starting his own and investing in others. In the past, Richard has worked for companies such as Apple as a software engineer and Walt Disney as the President of Disney Online, and today is the CEO and co-founder of HelloTech – an in-home tech support service company. HelloTech offers consumers access to a vetted on-demand, background-checked workforce that will help them both upgrade and manage the technology within their home. To date, HelloTech has raised $17M in funding from various investors, some of which include Accel Partners, where he currently serves as an investment advisor, and Amplify.la, where he currently serves as an investment partner. Whether it’s starting a startup, or investing in them, Richard has had over 25 years of experience doing both.