Josh Payne (@jnpayne) is the Founder & CEO of StackSocial, a digital commerce platform for web publishers. StackSocial’s platform matches passionate tech audiences with curated sales on the best digital tools and services at and across a growing network of whitelabeled

Earlier in his career, Josh developed strategic partnerships for several leading internet & technology pioneers including Yahoo!, Meebo (acquired by Google), and Intel helping to drive revenue and user acquisition. He also served as a Venture Capital Associate at the Aurora Funds and founded, a social content discovery startup.

Josh earned his MBA from Duke and his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Indiana University. An avid explorer, Josh has travelled to over 30 countries. His passion for “discovering the best” has been a consistent theme in his work and StackSocial continues to exemplify that.