Co-Founder & CEO, Forge
Stacey Ferreira is the CEO of Forge, a flexible scheduling and talent sharing platform that empowers businesses to offer flexibility to their hourly employees, and co-author of 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers & Changing the World. Previously, Stacey was the co-founder of MySocialCloud, an SSO company whose investors include Sir Richard Branson, Jerry Murdock and Alex Welch. In 2013, she and her brother (and co-founder) sold MySocialCloud to Reputation.com.
Ferreira has received recognition for her entrepreneurial achievements in addition to her other accomplishments at a young age, including being a U.S. State Department Speaker on Entrepreneurship, named Forbes 30 Under 30 and being one of 20 Thiel Fellows selected for the 2015 Thiel Fellowship.
Ferreira has been featured on and contributed to several news outlets, including the cover of Seventeen Magazine, Forbes, The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Women 2.0 and TechCrunch to name a few. Stacey has also spoken about the Future of Work and the Future of Education at popular technology conferences, including giving TEDxNYU, TEDxSan Diego, TEDxCluj-Romania, Singularity University (Italy, Czech Republic, Peru, Mexico, etc.) and TechCrunch Bangalore among others.