14 Boston CEOs You Need to Follow on Twitter
Want to stay in the know about the startup and business world in Greater Boston?
Then you better know these 14 CEOs.
But you’ll get more than tweets about what’s happening at their companies. You’re as likely to see tweets that celebrate entrepreneurship as the local Boston sports teams — or tweets that will just bring a little levity or inspiration into your day.
Here’s a list of 14 Boston CEOs you should follow on Twitter.
1. Mohamad Ali
Twitter Handle: @mhsali
Mohamad Ali is CEO of Carbonite, which makes web-based software that backs up documents, e-mails, music, photos, and settings, You’ll find Ali most frequently tweeting and retweeting stories about cybersecurity, technology, job creation, and education.
2. Michael Baker
Twitter Handle: @michaelkbaker
With experience as an entrepreneur and a VC, now Mike Baker is CEO of DataXu, which offers cloud services to help marketers understand and gauge customers. Much of Baker’s Twitter feed is filled with news about DataXu, artificial intelligence (A.I.), and deep learning.
3. Matthew Barba
Twitter Handle: @MatthewBarba
Matthew Barba is CEO and co-founder of Placester, a one-stop shop that fulfills the online marketing needs of real estate agents. Follow Barba on Twitter and you’ll see a heavy focus on all things real estate, marketing, and technology.
4. Paul English
Twitter Handle: @englishpaulm
One of the more entertaining Twitter feeds you’ll find is from Paul English, the CEO of Lola (he also was co-founder of Kayak and has even driven for Uber, once dressed as a vampire on Halloween). You’ll find English tweeting about startups, travel, and technology.
5. Ralph Folz
Twitter Handle: @ralphfolz
Ralph Folz is the CEO of WordStream, which provides online marketing software as a service. It’s also the company I founded in 2007 (I left WordStream in March). He’s truly a great guy and takes pride in sharing all great things the company is accomplishing.
6. Brian Halligan
Twitter Handle: @bhalligan
Brian Halligan is CEO of HubSpot, which provides marketing and customer-retention software. His tweets — Inbound marketing, leadership, and diversity are among his favorite topics — are always informative, inspiring, or entertaining.
7. Jeff Immelt
Twitter Handle: @JeffImmelt
Jeff Immelt is the chairman and CEO of digital industrial company GE. Known for his insane work ethic, Immelt still finds time to tweet about industrial and digital technologies, energy, and aviation.
8. Rob May
Twitter Handle: @robmay
Rob May is CEO of Talla, which uses AI to manage repetitive and time-consuming administrative tasks. He tweets about topics including startups, A.I., and technology.
9. Art Papas
Twitter Handle: @artpapas
10. TJ Parker
Twitter Handle: @tjparker
TJ Parker is co-founder and CEO of PillPack, which makes it easier for patients to manage multiple medications. Parker is usually tweeting about healthcare, startups, and the biggest technology brands.
11. Seth Priebatsch
Twitter Handle: @sethpriebatsch
Seth Priebatcsch is the “chief ninja” of mobile payment platform LevelUp. Expect to find Priebatch excitedly tweeting about startups and mobile technology.
12. Jules Pieri
Twitter Handle: @julespieri
Jules Pieri is co-founder and CEO of The Grommet, a company that helps undiscovered products launch and succeed. Follow her for plenty of insights and stories about entrepreneurship.
13. Katie Rae
Twitter Handle: @ktrae
Katie Rae is CEO of The Engine, which offers support for entrepreneurs who want to make breakthroughs in science and technology . Rae tweets about investing, startups, technology and much more.
14. Jason Robins
Twitter Handle: @jasondrobins
Love sports? Well then make sure to follow entrepreneur Jason Robins on Twitter. When the CEO of fantasy sports site DraftKings tweets, it’s all sportsing, all day.
Be a Unicorn in a Sea of Donkeys
Get my very best Unicorn marketing & entrepreneurship growth hacks:
About the Author
Originally published on Inc.com