Forbes | Meet The Entrepreneur Building The Ultimate App For Arts Discovery And Recommendation

The stereotype of the tech founder as a hoodie-wearing, computer-hacking, Silicon Valley-based dude is at long last losing its stature in pop culture. With founders like Meredith Perry, Jessica Matthews, and Melonee Wise building powerhouse companies in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, respectively, the image of the tech CEO is cracking wide open.

Nonetheless, Trill founder Kathleen Stetson still stands out. You realize this long before you discover she has a Master of Music degree in opera performance and a Master of Science degree in architectural acoustics (she also has the more common Master of Business Administration degree as well). Spend ten minutes with her and you'll hear her vision for the role of the performing arts in modern society and how she can leverage technology to ensure the arts have a robust future.