Pete Sheinbaum is the Founder and CEO of LinkSmart, Inc. a Foundry Group backed stealth startup based in Boulder, Colorado and is the former CEO of DailyCandy, Inc. In 2000, DailyCandy hired Pete to assist with the launch and development of DailyCandy.com. In 2004, he was named COO of DailyCandy and in 2005 named CEO. After a successful sale of DailyCandy to Comcast in 2008, Pete guided the Company though the transition before departing in May of 2009.
Prior to DailyCandy, Pete held the following positions: Director & CRM Practice Leader for Empower Solutions (ERP & CRM software consulting and implementation), COO of AlexBlake.com (retail e-commerce), and Manager of E-Commerce for E! Television Networks. Additionally, Mr. Sheinbaum has served on several boards and advisory committees including IdealBite.com (sold to Disney), TravelPost.com (sold to Sidestep), TotalBeauty.com, Nerdist.com, Hoteltonight.com, BrightNest.com and TechStars as well as investing in, and mentoring, a variety of technology startups.