Chad Rubin started CrucialVacuum.com in 2008 as a side business from his apartment, and under his leadership Crucial Vacuum has grown revenue to nearly $7 million dollars in 2014. Chad focuses on continuing to grow the business at a rapid pace while maintaining the culture and feel of a small company. In 2014, Chad co-founded Skubana, a software for e-commerce sellers to manage their entire operation. He has spoken about his journey at various Universitiesâ€“ including Boston University, UMass Amherst and Quinnipiac. Prior to starting Crucial Vacuum, Chad worked on Wall Street with Investment Banks including Thomas Weisel, Stifel Nicolas and Friedman Billings and Ramsey where he was an equity research associate covering Internet companies. Chad graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts with a BBA in Finance.