Rene Reinsberg is currently an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at General Catalyst Partners. Most recently, Rene was GoDaddy’s Vice President of Emerging Products, responsible for bringing new products to GoDaddy’s portfolio, focused on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses establish and grow their ventures. He co-founded Locu and served as CEO until Locu’s acquisition by GoDaddy in August 2013. Rene started his first software startup out of high school, building one of the early GUI-based point-of-sale and inventory management systems for small retailers. He holds a diploma from WHU, Germany and a MBA from MIT Sloan. Rene was awarded the 2011 MIT McGovern Entrepreneurship award and is an active advisor and investor in several startups. He joined the IJRC Leadership Council in 2017.