Taz Patel is a Co-Founder of Captiv8. Previously, Taz was the Chief Revenue Officer of Republic Project, a startup acquired by Sizmek. At Sizmek, Taz helped brands, agencies and publishers globally engage audiences with the company’s robust social rich media platform. Before that, Taz led monetization efforts at Showyou App, a socially curated mobile video experience for consumers. His knowledge in social and mobile is a personal passion that stems from sales leadership roles at Interclick and BlueLithium, both of which were acquired by Yahoo!. Even in his spare time, Taz can be found investing and advising startups. A Chicago native, Taz studied at the University of California, Berkeley and currently lives in San Francisco.