Drew Volpe is co-founder and managing partner of Procyon Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Boston. Procyon partners with entrepreneurs solving real-world problems using data and machine intelligence. Prior to investing in startup, Drew was an accomplished entrepreneur and technologist. He was the founding VP of Product Development for conversational AI startup Semantic Machines. He cofounded and was CTO of Locately where he lead the development of Locately's location-based analytics technology from founding through successful acquisition by SMG. Prior to Locately, Drew was Director of Product Development at Endeca Technologies, a pioneer in search and unstructured database systems, acquired by Oracle for $1.1 billion. Drew is an active speaker and mentor for startups at MassChallenge, Techstars, MIT, Harvard, and other innovation centers. Drew holds an AB in Computer Science from Harvard University.