Lawrence Coburn is the founder and CEO of DoubleDutch, a company that embraces mobile and social to change the way people work. DoubleDutch makes mobile enterprise applications that leverage game mechanics and social functionality to massively increase engagement and transparency.
After starting DoubleDutch in January 2011, Lawrence has made quite an impact in the mobile, enterprise, and geolocation world. He has spoken at many conferences including 2010 CTIA Enterprise & Applications, Enterprise 2.0, Dreamforce, ITEXPO, APPNATION Enterprise Summit, and the Mobile Enterprise Summit.
Lawrence is also the geolocation editor for The Next Web, a mentor for UC Berkeley Computer Science students, a mentor at IO Ventures (a San Francisco based incubator), and a member of the Enterprise 2.0 vendor board. A three-time entrepreneur, Lawrence also founded RateItAll, a top ten consumer review property.
Prior to his Internet career, Lawrence worked for Nortel Networks in a variety of roles throughout Latin America.
When he’s not working or spending time with his family, Lawrence can be found on the basketball court. Despite his advanced years, Lawrence qualified for the Red Bull, King of the Rock, national one-on-one championship in 2010, a point he brings up frequently.
- 08/19/09 -techcrunch.com