David S. Kidder is experienced entrepreneur and angel investor in over 30 companies. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Bionic, an enterprise growth solution that installs startup ecosystems into large enterprises, enabling them to discover and build the future. Prior to Bionic, Kidder served as the co-founder and CEO of Clickable, an online advertising software as a service startup (acquired by Syncapse). Before Clickable, Kidder co-founded SmartRay Network, a mobile advertising pioneer (acquired by LifeMinders).
Kidder is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and received ID Magazine’s International Design Award and Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2008. He is an active angel investor through his funds, Alt Option Return and the Bionic Fund; a founding member of the The Acumen Fund One Percent Fund; on the Board of Advisors to Venture for America and Defy Ventures; and has served on the National Board of the Smithsonian.
He is the creator and co-author of the two-time New York Times bestselling five book series, “The Intellectual Devotional,” published by Rodale, and “The Startup Playbook,” published by Chronicle Books. He lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife and three sons.