Andrew Hyde has a passion for community, writing, travel and startups. He is the director of Colorado-based Glider.com, a 501c3 nonprofit. He founded Startup Weekend and three other startups, and was employee #1 at Techstars. With roots in freelancing and design, Andrew can hold a conversation about best interface practices as well as how to build cabins with hand tools. He is a marathoner, Ironman competitor, blogger and event organizer. He started Ignite Boulder, TEDxBoulder, Startup Weekend, Startup Week, as well as many smaller events. His book called ‘This Book is About Travel’ reached the #1 sales slot in the travel sections of both iBooks and Amazon. He was a co-owner of Trident Booksellers and Cafe in Boulder, Colorado.