Chuck Sacco is a technology entrepreneur, educator and public speaker. His career includes a track-record of launching and growing businesses in the fields of enterprise software, business process management and mobile applications. He has started or helped to start six new ventures, and his most recent startup was the launch of PhindMe Mobile in 2008, which he co-founded, led and sold to Movitas LLC, a provider of mobile technology solutions to the travel and tourism industries. Following Movitas' 2013 acquisition by Allin Interactive, Chuck currently serves as an advisor to Allin Interactive Latin America, which is the leading interactive guest technology solution provider to destination hotels in Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America.
As Entrepreneur in Residence and Director of External Relations for the Close School, as well as Interim Director of the Baiada Institute, Chuck works with students and entrepreneurs in creating and launching their ventures. In addition to leveraging his startup experience while teaching entrepreneurship classes, Chuck also works with a wide variety of external organizations that are important to the Close School’s mission, helping them to gain significant value from Drexel University’s innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives.
Chuck is an elected director of the Drexel University Board of Governors, a board member and former President for Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic, a member of the Neumann University Business Advisory Council, and an Advisory Board member of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (Philadelphia). He was also profiled in the February 2012 edition of Fortune Magazine in an article regarding mid-career entrepreneurship, and is an advisor to numerous entrepreneurs and their companies.
Chuck has a B.S. in Information Systems from St. Joseph’s University and M.B.A. in Technology Management from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. A Beta Gamma Sigma honoree, Chuck was also trained at the prestigious Price-Babson Symposium on Entrepreneurship Education.