Elliott Bisnow is the founder of Summit, a family of companies, which includes Summit Series, an organization best known for hosting global flagship events that unite the leaders of today and tomorrow. Named by Forbes “The Davos of Generation Y” Summit Series features icons that include Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Shonda Rhimes, Jessica Alba, Reed Hastings, Brené Brown and Al Gore.
Bisnow is a renowned startup investor, having made almost 50 early stage investments, including Uber, Warby Parker, Allbirds, Coinbase, Andela, Boll & Branch, ClassPass & Poshmark. At 20 years old, Bisnow started his first venture, with his dad Mark, out of his college dorm room. Over the next decade, they grew the business into the largest commercial real estate media company in the world and it was acquired in 2016 by Wicks Group.
Bisnow is the co-owner of America’s largest ski resort, Powder Mountain, co-manages Summit’s consumer tech venture fund, the Summit Action Fund and sits on the board of Lindblad Expeditions (NASDAQ: LIND).
As a renowned entrepreneur, Bisnow is a sought after speaker and has been featured in The New York Times, Wallstreet Journal, The Economist, Bloomberg Business Week, Time Magazine and Fast Company.