Slava Rubin, W’00
2015 Joseph Wharton Award for Young Leadership
||Slava Rubin, W’00
Co-Founder and CEO, Indiegogo
Slava Rubin is the CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, a company dedicated to revolutionizing the way that people fund what matters to them, and has led the organization to becoming the largest crowdfunding platform in the world. Slava is responsible for executing the company’s strategic growth initiatives, while overseeing all daily operations of the business.
Prior to Indiegogo, Slava was a strategy consultant working on behalf of clients such as MasterCard and FedEx for over a decade. Slava is also the founder of "Music Against Myeloma," an annual charity event that raises funds and awareness for cancer research.
Slava represented the crowdfunding industry at the White House during the signing of the JOBS Act and has played a crucial role in working with the White House and the SEC to finalize the rules and regulations for equity crowdfunding. Slava also speaks at events across the globe including SXSW, Google I/O, Thomas Friedman’s Global Forum, Bloomberg's Next Big Thing Summit, and the Milken Institute's Global Conference.
Slava graduated with a B.S.E. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He currently travels back and forth between Indiegogo’s San Francisco and New York offices.