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Cornell University, BS 1998
Operations Research/Industrial Engineering
Tufts University, MS 2005
Engineering Managment

Current Companies

CEO & Co - Founder & Board Director

Former Companies

Co - Founder / Sr Director, Technology

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Timothy Chi

Timothy Chi is the Co - Founder & Chief Executive Officer & Board Director of WeddingWire Inc.

Timothy founded WeddingWire with the vision of infusing technology into the wedding and event industry.

Founded in 2007, WeddingWire has quickly become the fastest-growing wedding and events platform for the industry. The company has helped millions of engaged couples plan their celebrations by offering the largest and most comprehensive directory of wedding and events vendors and business reviews in the U.S. and Canada. With its innovative Software- as-a-Solution (SaaS) business platform, WeddingWire powers more than 120,000 small and medium-sized businesses. This self-service platform offers a comprehensive solution for advertising, marketing, CRM, and networking.

Previously, Timothy co-founded Blackboard Inc in 1998. While at Blackboard, Timothy pioneered many of Blackboard’s product and strategic initiatives, helping the company grow to over 600 employees and a valuation of over $750 Million.

Timothy holds a B.S. Degree in Operations Research / Industrial Engineering from Cornell University.

Master’s of Science Degree in Engineering Management from Tufts University.

He is a member of the Young Professionals Organization.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Speek 3/2014Series A$5.1M11



  1. Speek Raises $5.1 Million Series A To Replace Outdated Conference Calling Solutions ( [edit]
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