Head of Product & Engineering

Jake Elia

Jake Elia is an entrepreneur and product developer, currently leading engineering and product development for Clareo's software.

Most recently he founded IDEAL, a startup studio based in Sacramento, CA.


Previously he was the Head of Products & Technology at Bamboo Creative, where he led a team to create digital experiences for clients ranging from local businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Jake started his first business at seventeen years of age. Since then he has launched several ventures and numerous digital products. Self proclaimed jack of all trades, his experience ranges from creating brick and mortar restaurants and cafes like Bloom Coffee & Tea to investor backed startups like Snippet App and Booklaunch. He also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Hacker Lab where he mentored over 100+ entrepreneurs through 1-on-1 coaching, workshops, and classes.