Shawn Owen

Shawn Owen

Shawn Owen, Founder & CEO Shawn is a serial entrepreneur and trailblazer in the blockchain world with over 25 years business operations experience. A bitcoin advocate since early 2011, Shawn pioneered cryptocurrency-backed lending with the launch of SALT where he remains involved as a Board Member. In 2019, he started…

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Ella Jesmajian

Ella Jesmajian

Ella Jesmajian co-founded Honey & Roses Coffee Co., an ecommerce marketplace offering craft coffee, baked goods and handmade cutlery from artisans and independent businesses across the nation. Prior to Honey & Roses, she held several leadership positions in hospitality and e-commerce. Her skills in photography, content creation and social media…

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Peter Pru

Peter Pru

In his years in the ecommerce sector, Peter Pru distinguished himself early amongst his peers, with a vision and intuitiveness that has allowed Pru to build, grow, and scale a number of six to seven-figure online businesses across multiple industries. Today, Peter Pru is the Founder & CEO of Ecommerce…

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Gurps Rai

Gurps Rai

Gurpeet Singh Rai, popularly known as Gurps Rai, is the co-founder and CEO of droppTV, an interactive media platform that enables viewers of video content to perform “on-screen shopping” with just a simple click. Rai started his career in financial services at the London-based specialist broker First Rate, where he…

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Brooke Markevicius

Brooke Markevicius

Brooke started her career in Nonprofit management and then discovered a love of all things technology (she was fixing everyones computer issues and suggesting ways to upgrade their systems) and decided to get a Masters in Computer Information Systems from Boston University. She went on to work at Postmates in…

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Sheina Ebrani

Sheina Ebrani

Sheina Ebrani is the co-founder of stefanonavi.com, located on 5th Avenue in New York City. She was raised in the suburbs of New York, where she and her husband currently raise two children. Sheina is an entrepreneur by day and mother by night. She graduated Baruch College with a degree…

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Aditi Pany

Aditi Pany

Aditi Pany is a seasoned senior retail executive, thought leader, founder, CEO and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in retail across brick and mortar and ecommerce. Most recently, she launched her own company, Qalara, aimed at redesigning the global supply chain for artisan goods that works with over…

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Jake Rheude

Jake Rheude

Jake Rheude first learned the value of hard work and hustle as a young teenager, when he used to mow his neighbor’s lawns for pocket money (this also cemented his love for Dave Matthews Band, since he used to listen to them while working in the yard). Jake is VP…

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R. Colette Glover-Hannah

R. Colette Glover-Hannah

Colette Glover-Hannah is the Founder/CEO of Hannah’s Shoebox, an e-commerce shoe store that provides a solution for families looking for age-appropriate shoes for tween girls who wear women size shoes. The shoe store is also an award-winning company that instills self-esteem and confidence in girls by offering the footwear styles…

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Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson Tech Entrepreneurs

Mark Thompson is a serial entrepreneur, SaaS enthusiast, and co-founder of PayKickstart – the shopping cart and affiliate management platform that’s reinventing how startups and businesses sell online. In the first 72 hours of its existence, PayKickstart generated over $1M in sales. Besides being a successful entrepreneur, Mark is also…

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