2023 Speaker


Tyler Thompson

Managing Partner
Second Century Ventures & REACH


Tyler brings 15 years of strategic, startup, and operational experience to the REACH team. He is responsible for identifying potential candidates for REACH as well as working with companies during and after the program. Tyler served as a mentor for REACH over the past several years and has added significant value to many past participants.

Prior to joining REACH, Tyler worked with several start-up and growth stage technology companies, including BitTorrent where they quickly surpassed the 100 million user mark. He served as CEO at both publicly traded Avalon Digital Marketing Systems and CaptureQuest and as part of the executive team at Deductr and the Business Software Alliance, where he represented the world's leading business software companies.

Tyler graduated with honors from BYU and received his Master's degree from MIT. Expeditions to the North Pole (on a Russian nuclear icebreaker), the Serengeti, and the top of Mount Kilimanjaro have helped prepare Tyler for his adventures in the worlds of real estate and technology.