Danny Mitchell is the Chief Executive Officer at Helio, the leading insights platform for data on emerging brands and trends in the CPG industry, helping companies like Coca Cola, General Mills and others drive growth through innovation, investment and acquisition.
He previously served as CircleUp's Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to CircleUp, Danny was CFO and Head of Operations at Chargeback, a Saas FinTech company, where he was an integral player in securing acquisition by Sift.
He received a combined Bachelor of Science and Arts in Accounting and Economics from Bucknell University.
Originally from New York, Danny has lived in Salt Lake City for ten years. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golfing, mountain biking, and camping with his family.
Kathy Slowinski serves as Chief Product and Revenue Officer of Helio.
Kathy has spent a significant portion of her career in the data and analytics space specifically in the CPG industry working as the VP of Product for SPINS, building an importing and distribution company in Australia and as SVP of Product at InfoScout/Numerator.
Kathy graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, she continued her education in Australia, graduating with a Master of Business Administration and Master of Marketing and a Master of Information Technology from the University of Newcastle, Australia.
In her free time, Kathy can be found enjoying water sports during the summer months and during winter finding deep powder for snow sports.
Erik Andrejko is the Chief Technology Officer at Helio.
Prior to joining CircleUp, Erik spent his career making a positive impact on the world through machine learning in a variety of domains. Most recently, he was co-founder and CTO of Wellio, an early stage startup applying AI to the intersection of food and human health. Wellio was acquired by Kraft Heinz where they built software technology to empower individuals to improve their lives through food by combining augmented intelligence in the food domain and consumer experiences.
Erik holds a number of patents across a spectrum of machine learning applications and has a PhD in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin Madison and a BS in Computer Science from Arizona State University.
When not analyzing interesting datasets, Erik can often be found riding a bicycle up some unpaved incline or cooking.