Meet the leaders who help us stay true to our course.

Hydrow CEO + Founder Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith

CEO + Founder

Life-long entrepreneur and rower, Head of the Charles winner, coached the US Lightweight Eight to a Bronze medal at the 2015 World Rowing Championships and former Executive Director of Community Rowing – Boston.

Hydrow CTO Chris Paul

Chris Paul

cto

Tech pioneer in SaaS, Healthcare and Database platforms. Comes to Hydrow with 10 startups under his belt in the CTO/VPO role.

Hydrow CMO Nancy Dussault Smith

Nancy Dussault Smith

cmo

Experienced marketing leader creating demand in new categories. Launched Roomba, growing sales from $0 to almost $500 million per year. Sold over 13 million home robots as the former VP of Marketing and Communications at iRobot.

Hydrow CPO Amory Wakefield

Amory Wakefield

cpo

Strategic product leader. Successful history of launching products at Boston-area technology companies of all sizes, including True Fit, MathWorks and Texas Instruments.

Hydrow COO Dan Dunn

Dan Dunn

coo

Veteran of 8 startups including HubSpot and Quantopian. Leader on product management, customer experience, and support.

Matt Lehrer

cxo

Former Director of Coaching Education and Head Coach at Community Rowing – Boston. Experienced coach at all levels from beginner to nationally competitive athletes.

Ian Drummond

cfo

Finance executive with deep experience supporting fast growing DTC tech organizations with subscription service. Most recently was CFO of SimpliSafe which was sold to Hellman & Friedman LLC in 2018 for approximately $1bn.

Hydrow CPO Adam Craft

Adam Craft

cpo

Career of partnering and manufacturing in Asia. Led development and production for WaterPik, Hasbro, & iRobot.

Hydrow CSO John Lees

John Lees

cso

Developed a love for solving strategy, organization and performance problems at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Career with broad and deep experience of the issues facing micro through mega companies working as an Executive and Consultant.