Clay Collins

CEO
Leadpages

A fast-growing software company in Minneapolis? That would be Leadpages, which makes software to help business owners quickly create online “landing pages” to generate leads and sales. Founded in 2013, the company now has more than 150 employees, with co-founder Clay Collins at the helm. He has been the leading evangelist for Leadpages’ platform. Investors have been drawn to the ambitious CEO, his vision, his team and the product: The company raised $38 million in its first two rounds of financing. In July, Leadpages made its first acquisition, buying California-based Drip, a marketing automation company.