Session Information

Wednesday, May 18th, 11:30am–12:10pm

TRACK 2: Collaborative Consumption and the Sharing Economy

Peer-to-Peer Models Disrupting Commerce

Aaron Hirschhorn
CEO/Founder and "Top Dog", DogVacay
Aaron is the founder, CEO and “Top Dog” of DogVacay, the leading online and mobile pet sitting company. One of the key players in the $15B pet services market, DogVacay connects pet parents in need of services (home dog boarding, pet sitting, daycare) with more than 25,000 vetted and insured pet caregivers in 3,000 cities across the country. Founded in March 2012 and based in Santa Monica, CA, the company has over 80 employees and has raised $47M from investors including Omers, Benchmark Capital and Andreessen Horowitz.

Prior to DogVacay, Aaron spent several years in venture capital and technology, working at Monitor Group, Upfront Ventures, and Monitor Ventures. Previously, Aaron was an analyst at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. Aaron is a graduate of Swarthmore College where he studied neuroscience. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson.