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SPEAKER

Craig J. Lewis
Founder/CEO of Gig Wage, The Future of Work leader, European Professional Basketball, active Tech Investor
Alyssa Weinberger

CRAIG J. LEWIS is the Founder and CEO of Gig Wage, a venture capital backed SaaS company that’s raised $21 million to-date to meet the demands of the future workforce-GigForce Management powered by modern payment tools.

Craig found inspiration for innovating in the space during his time at ADP and prides himself on leading a fully distributed, remote team that is focused on building a high growth, capital efficient company. Gig Wage investors include Steve Case (Founder of AOL) and his Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Venture Fund, Foundry, Green Dot Corp. (NYSE: GDOT), and more. In an industry where forward thinking is a rarity, Craig’s bold vision for innovation and audacious work ethic has pushed an antiquated industry to modernize and take better care of the independent workers that fuel their growth.”.

Prior to this endeavor, Craig was the CSO of Kaios, a venture backed facial recognition/ Emotion Detection startup. Kairos is a NewMe Accelerator alum and a 500 Startups/Kapor Capital portfolio company and was voted one the Top 20 Startups by the WallStreet Journal. Kairos was also a part of the first ever Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab.

Craig played professional basketball in Europe. Craig lives, with his family, in the Dallas, TX area.

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