Richard Hecker is an entrepreneur and investor in NYC. He is the CEO of Traction + Scale LLC, a holding company that invests in companies that transform their industries and the world. Previously, he ran one of the largest social networks in the world and started the first non profit on Facebook. He serves as Chairman of inSparq, leading marketing and community strategy. In his spare time, he is studying to be a yoga teacher. Richard holds a BS in Finance from Binghamton University and regularly lectures at leading universities including Columbia and NYU.