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Caitlin Pulleyblank

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder and CEO, Open Colony.

Founder and CEO, Open Colony.

10 vouches

Involved In


Open Colony


Geppetto Avatars


Founder and CEO Open Colony April 2009 - present
Consulting to Sales Effectiveness LinkedIn November 2012 - January 2013
Principal Libertas Group April 2006 - April 2009
Owner January 2002 - March 2005
SVP Operations and Product December 2000 - December 2001
Director of Web Product June 1999 - October 2000
River Guide Whitewater Voyages March 1988 - September 2000
Executive Producer vivid studios July 1996 - April 1999
Designer and Executive Director Adrenaline HotWired January 1995 - March 1996
Development Director New Magazines WIRED May 1993 - December 1994
Editorial Assistant University of California Press January 1991 - January 1992


UC Berkeley English 1987 - 1991
Palo Alto High School Life, Varsity Soccer, Writing 1984 - 1987

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Big data
  • • Internationalization
  • • Marketing Communications
  • • Sustainable development
  • • Leadership and Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Wearable Tech

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Norrie Daroga
We worked together  •  Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Geppetto Avatars, Inc. and Managing Member, Aircraft Cost Calculator, LLC. University of Michigan grad.
She is resourceful, having developed an extensive network of other entrepreneurs and spheres of influence. She is tenacious, hard-working a ... nd understands the peaks and valleys of entrepreneurship. She is not only highly intelligent but also street-smart.
James Gwertzman
We worked together  •  CEO & Co-Founder, PlayFab, Inc.. Previously Chief Evangelist, Harvard grad.
Caitlin works with startup entrepreneurs and executives closely in her role at OpenColony -- she's hyper networked and loves to make connect ... ions in her network. In fact she introduced me to someone who almost became my CMO - she's got a very good feel for talent.
Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino
We worked together  •  Founder, The Good Night Lamp and Director, Designswarm Industries. Université de Montréal grad.
Since meeting her many years ago, Caitlin has always been on the cutting edge of the digital business world and driving innovation not only ... through existing organisations but more importantly, her own businesses. She is smart, engaged, vivacious and I'm sure brings out the best in the people who work with her. She already is a great entrepreneur.
Joel Truher
We worked together  •  Engineering Director, Google. Previously VP Engineering, Enrich Consulting. Stanford grad. University of California, Santa Cruz grad.
she's a pro.
Michele Ronsen
We worked together  •  Co-Faculty (Leading By Design Fellowship Program), California College of the Arts and Founder, Ronsen Consulting LLC, Ronsen Consulting.
Caitlin can see the trees AND the forest. She's talented in many verticals, an excellent communicator and one of the best networked people I ... know. She is smart enough to know when to ask for help and gracious to provide help to others. I adore and respect Caitlin tremendously. If Caitlin were a stock I would buy in a nanosecond.
Christine Truc Modica
We worked together  •  Director, International relations and corporate partnerships, The Sustainable Design School and International Consultant, Freelance.
Caitlin is very focus on Human and she is very good in understanding your strengths and how you could use it in an optimal way. She is also ... curious and intelligent and always interested by learning new things.
David Lipkin
We worked together  •  Founder, Principal, Method. Previously Founder, President, Method.
Caitlin is super connected, insightful, and friendly. Her straight-talking insights and experience have been very valuable to me over the ye ... ars. Her ability to connect others should be very useful to this community.
Andrew Anker
We worked together  •  Co Founder and Chairman, Tugboat Yards Inc. and Chairman, PandoMedia, Inc..
Caitlin is a diligent hard worker who has lived her life on the edge of what's next. I think the world of her.
Nori Michael Castillo
We worked together  •  Deputy Director, Skydeck | Berkeley and Founder, CFO, Masdar Athletic Center. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Caitlin & I worked together at the founding days of Wired Magazine -- we both have the entrepreneurial spirit in everything that we do, espe ... cially in business!
Michael Crane
Advisor / Strategist / Experience Designer, Ironed Ideas.
Caitlin is great at fostering relationships!

Norrie Daroga
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Geppetto Avatars, Inc. and Managing Member, Aircraft Cost Calculator, LLC. University of Michigan grad.
Norrie has the complete trust of his entire team. Not only do they look to him to articulate and bring their vision to market but to do so ... with integrity, humor, creativity and metrics that take everyone's success in to account.

John Battelle
Chair, Co-Founder, CCO NewCo/OpenCo and Exec Chair, sovrn Holdings
For many years I have thought of John as the managing editor of the web. Not only is he a leading journalist and intuitive interviewer but h ... e is an entrepreneur who repeatedly envisions the future and builds companies to meet it all in the context of ability to understand and interpret big trends that impact all of us.

Jonah Disend

Jonah is a delightful visionary and creative thinker. I can't imagine a person or company that wouldn't benefit from his input and Redscout ... 's approach to brand strategy stands out as not only strategic and surprising vis-a-vis its competitors but somewhat magical.