Hilary DeCesare

Hilary DeCesare


Personal blog: www.everloop.com
Danville, California, United States
Member since October 12, 2010
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2001 University of Colorado, Boulder , BA , BA in Psychology

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I have higher expectations for what technology can mean and do for kids.

My favorite startups:

Groupon

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Fund Raising and knowing you have a hot product and trying to prove to people why.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not having enough money!

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. It takes twice as long
2. costs twice as much
3. You can live on 4 hours of sleep

Full bio

Hilary DeCesare, CEO and Co-Founder of Everloop

Hilary DeCesare guides Everloop’s business vision and day-to-day operations.  She is an accomplished entrepreneur, experienced in all aspects of launching and growing a business. Hilary was recently selected by AlwaysOn as one of the Top 25 Women in Tech to Watch in 2010 at the 8th Annual AlwaysOn and STVP Summit at Stanford University.  She has also been honored with the prestigious DEMOgod Award for social media at the 2010 DEMO Conference for emerging technologies.

Prior to Everloop, Hilary co-founded White Space Ink, a management consulting firm that specializes in working with start-up technology companies.  During her five-year tenure at the firm, Hilary counseled company executives on all areas of strategic planning and corporate development.

Hilary also spent 10 years working at Oracle Corporation in various sales management positions, winning more than 100 sales awards.  She garnered Top Worldwide Account Manager, Top Worldwide Sales Representative, Presidents Club, SWAT Team and was a member of President Task Force and Review Committee.

Away from the office, Hilary uses her business savvy to teach kids about Internet safety, technology, free enterprise, business and economics. For three years, she served as chapter director for a Northern California chapter of Tweenangels, a division of WiredSafety that teaches kids how to teach other kids about Internet safety. Hilary also participates on panels about kids online interests and coaches entrepreneurs.

Hilary  graduated from University of Colorado, Boulder, with a BA in Psychology.