The Snapt team is excited to announce that our CEO, Dave Blakey, recently joined the world’s most exclusive group of young entrepreneurs as a member of the Young Entrepreneurship Council (YEC). Dave is joining the likes of those from Dyn, HootSuite, Elite Daily, Threadless and more.
A self-made, serial entrepreneur from Johannesburg, South Africa, Dave previously launched Opteq International, a global hardware networking company.
He founded Snapt in 2012 and currently serves as the company’s CEO.
Under Dave’s leadership, Snapt achieved a 500% annual growth rate in 2015 and 2016. Snapt now provides load balancing and acceleration to more than 10,000 clients in 50 countries. High-profile clients include NASA, Intel, and various other forward-thinking technology companies.
He brings his knowledge and industry expertise to the Young Entrepreneurship Council.
The Young Entrepreneurship Council is an invitation-only community for entrepreneurs under 40. Notable members include those on the founding teams of Dyn, HootSuite, Threadless, the Muse and more.
YEC community members need to have sustainable, high growth businesses and give back to the community through volunteering, donating.
YEC offers members exclusive opportunities to connect and interact with high profile entrepreneurs who are all making a change, and waves, within their respective industries.
Dave, and the Snapt team, are excited for the opportunities in store.