• Business Building for the Entrepreneur • The Power of Entrepreneurs • How To Build a Startup from the Ground Up • Creating Amazing Experiences
Landon Ray, ONTRAPORT founder and CEO, is a serial entrepreneur whose personal mission is to educate, motivate and enable others to realize their goal of starting and growing their own business. At the age of 25, Landon transformed himself from a street-corner flower vendor into one of the nation’s top securities day traders in only twelve months. After beating the odds on Wall Street and again during the Great Recession, Ray used his research and personal experience to create ONTRAPORT, a small business automation platform and related family of services, which reflects his passion for educating and supporting entrepreneurs.
Recently featured in Forbes, Ray is inspired by the thousands of entrepreneurs with whom he’s worked. It’s been clear to him from very early on that he wants to solve, once and for all, the technical problems small-business owners face every day.
Lena Requist PRESIDENT
• Driver's ED, a Professional Productivity Course Designed to Put Everyone in the Driver's Seat of Their Careers • Processes: The Secret Behind Every Amazing Business • Creating Amazing Experiences • Female Entrepreneurs and Businesswomen
Lena Requist, president of ONTRAPORT, is passionate about growing businesses and developing kick-ass business teams. She brings that enthusiasm, along with an impressive background of building startups into multimillion dollar businesses, to her inspirational and motivational talks. Lena’s talent helped grow ONTRAPORT 5,000% in three years, landing the organization at #102 on the 2012 Inc. 500 list and #96 on Forbes' List of America's Most Promising Companies.
Recently featured in Divine Living and as a keynote speaker at The Amped Life, the secret to Lena’s success is the combination of her passion for business and her unique style of management. She has fostered a culture of productivity, empowerment and free thinking at ONTRAPORT, which has been recognized many times, including as Stevie award for Female Executive in Business, and with ONTRAPORT as an Outside’s Best Places to Work 2014 and 2015 and Fortune Magazine's Great Places to Work 2014 - 2016.
Lena is the creative force and Founder of Driver's Ed, a professional productivity course designed to put everyone in the driver's seat of their careers. She last taught this live, online course to over 100 business owners all over the world. Lena also founded ONTRAPORT Women in Business, a community of over 300 women, for which she leads monthly workshops about today’s hottest issues affecting female entrepreneurs and businesswomen.
Pin Chen CTO
• Guiding Engineers’ Career Paths • The Competitive Nature of Hiring Engineers • How We Stay Ahead of the Competition • Running and Scaling a SaaS Engineering Team
Pin Chen is Chief Technology Officer at ONTRAPORT. One of the three original ONTRAPORT employees, Pin began work at entrepreneur Landon Ray’s real estate marketing company straight out the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated with a BS in Computer Science. When the company decided to focus solely on the ONTRAPORT suite of software, he stayed on board, working for the first two years remotely or out of a yurt on Landon’s property. He dove into the challenge, teaching himself as he went.
More than ten years after professionally coding, Pin brings technical and interpersonal acumen to the role — guiding team members’ career paths while always looking ahead to the future of ONTRAPORT.
Most recently, Pin has been recognized by Entrepreneur for innovating company culture and is a 2016-2017 Forbes Technology Council member.
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