Jason VandeBoom is the Founder and CEO of ActiveCampaign, the global leader in customer experience automation. A lifelong entrepreneur, Jason has been named to Crain’s Chicago Business 40 Under 40 list and was a 2019 Midwest finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Jason also serves on the board of the Future Founders Foundation, a Chicago-based organisation that empowers the next generation of business leaders and entrepreneurs. Having founded ActiveCampaign as a means to fund his education, Jason pursued a degree in fine arts until shifting his focus entirely to growing the company. He is a self-taught software engineer and technologist.