Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder, Square; Co-Founder, Launch Code
Anant Agarwal is the CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. Anant taught the first edX course on circuits and electronics from MIT, which drew 155,000 students from 162 countries. He has served as the director of CSAIL, MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. He is a successful serial entrepreneur, having co-founded several companies including Tilera Corporation, which created the Tile multicore processor, and Virtual Machine Works.
Jim McKelvey is a co-founder of Square and a St. Louis native. He has started and now owns several businesses in the city and has become one of the region's most active venture capital investors and philanthropists.