Doug Galen is the Co-Founder and CEO of RippleWorks, which is a private Foundation accelerates the growth of ventures whose product or service improves lives. We help fast-growth ventures succeed by working with the CEOs to create high-impact projects focused on a venture’s scaling challenge. We bring in Experts who have tackled that scaling challenge (who are volunteers from places like Facebook, Airbnb or Google) who are motivated to help because they want to contribute their skills to a company doing good in the world. RippleWorks operates through East Africa, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the United States
In addition to RippleWorks, Doug teaches Startup Garage at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Doug sits on the non-profit Boards of Heifer International and Positive Coaching Alliance as well as advises early stage companies.
Prior to RippleWorks, Doug served as Chief Revenue Officer at Shopkick, a mobile app startup backed by Kleiner Perkins and Greylock, SVP of business and corporate development at Shutterfly where he helped grow revenue from $50 million to $500 million and a successful IPO, VP and GM of new ventures for eBay where he helped create eight new business units with revenues of $500 million and was employee #3 and Vice President of Sales and Business Development for E-LOAN which had a successful IPO.
Doug loves spending time watching his daughter in theatre productions, playing dominoes with his wife (and usually losing), and finding new adventures riding his bike anywhere he can.