Jeff Nelson is known as “the Relatable CTO” for his ability to take very complex technology solutions and help others understand how and why to implement them to benefit themselves and their businesses. Jeff is driving innovation in technology, business, culture, and public policy.
A number of notable achievements have led to Jeff’s expertise as a technical architect, software expert, and serial entrepreneur. This expertise helped him to strive to help others leverage technology to better human productivity and help them achieve their goals.
Along with being known as “the Relatable CTO”, Jeff is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Blavity Inc, the leading company for Black culture and millennials, and the Founder and CEO of Cinchapi Inc., a real-time software platform for data discovery, analytics, and automation. His companies have combined to raise over $13 million in venture funding, generated millions in recurring revenue and created dozens of jobs for women and underrepresented people.
As “the Relatable CTO”, Jeff leverages his technology consulting and software development expertise to create elegant solutions to complex problems using the latest technology, such as creatively harnessing the power of human and machine intelligence to make it easier for people to connect, work and thrive.
Jeff makes it his mission to demystify and communicate domain expertise in several fields including entrepreneur, startup advisor, coding instructor, and political strategist. Jeff’s intention is to help others develop confidence in their abilities to leverage technology in order to reach their goals.
Jeff currently resides in Atlanta Ga with his family. In his spare time, he’s working on a new work -life-framework called High Intensity Interval Productivity (HIIP). He enjoys playing golf and watching baseball while occasionally dabbling in interior design. Jeff has a B.S. in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis.