Jeff Hoogendam is the CEO of 360Connect, a top B2B online customer acquisition and lead generation company. 360Connect serves in a marketing capacity for over 700 customers in 40 different B2B industry segments such as business VoIP services, business copiers, and construction. Jeff is also involved in 360Partners, a digital ad agency focused on paid and organic search marketing.
Before 360, Jeff was Co-Founder & CEO of venture-backed startup SmartPrice.com. SmartPrice helps businesses and consumers compare, select, and manage telecommunication services. Jeff co-founded the company while he was an entrepreneur-in-residence at SSM Ventures.
Previously, Jeff was CEO of InfoGlide Software, a leading provider of fraud detection and alias identification software solutions for insurance companies. In this role, he oversaw the launch of the company's first products, secured the first customers, and raised $10 million in additional capital. InfoGlide was acquired by FICO in 2013.
Jeff also has over four years of experience in the venture capital industry, as a partner with Intersouth Partners, an early-stage firm. Earlier in his career, Jeff served as a technology consultant for Accenture.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jeff earned his MBA, with Honors, from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and his BS in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. Jeff speaks at numerous technology and marketing strategy functions, and currently serves on the boards of several startup companies in the Austin area, including SingleCups, LLC.
Jeff is married with four children, and in his free time enjoys skiing, playing basketball, and restoring classic Ford Mustangs. Jeff lives in Austin, Texas.
Jeff is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Charter Class and served his fellowship at Intersouth Partners under the mentors Mitch Mumma and Dennis Dougherty.