Ernests is CEO and Co-Founder of Reach.ly, a social media big data search tool. Ernests has spent the last 6 years working in social media and web projects as a co-owner of SIA SOON. In 2008, together with Reach.ly cofounder Kaspars, he built a recommendation engine for geographic places and more recently an affiliate-driven direct marketing hotel bookings site.
He is active in the Baltic rim and Nordic startup scene, organising events such as Garage48 in Riga. Ernests holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Ventspils.