As an entrepreneur and investor, Jeff Cantalupo has taken his passion for brand and helped entrepreneurs build theirs since founding Listen in 2010.
Through Listen, Jeff has invested in over 20 early-stage startup brands across 2 funds including consumer-tech breakouts Calm and Raise along with consumer product successes such as Angel's Envy (acquired by Bacardi).
He honed his craft at global ad agency, Leo Burnett, where he strategized, energized, and innovated some of the world's largest brands. Jeff currently serves on the Board of Directors at Chicago based startup brands - Interior Define, Factor 75, Here Holdings and Codeverse.
Jeff is also active in the community serving as a Board Member for Ronald McDonald House Charities Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.