Santiago Jaramillo is the CEO and Founder of employee mobile app engagement platform Emplify, where he leads a team of mobile experts while overseeing the vision, strategy, and roadmap of the company’s product and brand. Santiago has grown Emplify from humble beginnings in a college dorm room to the industry's premier platform for companies to more deeply engage their employees through mobile. In just a few years, Emplify has helped hundreds of organizations worldwide like South Africa Tourism, the Wesleyan Church, Purdue University, T2 Systems, TrendyMinds, Harding Poorman Group, and others achieve more than 15 million user sessions and five million push notifications across 600+ apps in multiple stores. Through Santiago’s leadership, the company has grown to nearly 40 employees and has secured more than $3.5M in venture capital funding from world-renowned investors.
Santiago is a nationally-recognized expert and speaker on digital, mobile, and innovation, particularly in the employee engagement space. He has spoken at a number of events around the country across multiple industries, including Future of Work 2015: Boston, GoInbound, Verge, and the New Jersey Governor’s Conference. In 2013, Santiago was named to Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 “World’s Coolest Entrepreneurs.” He has also been invited to the White House for his entrepreneurial contributions and was named TechPoint’s “Young Professional of the Year” in 2013. Most recently, he was named to Indianapolis Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list.