João Barros – Founder and CEO of Veniam

João Barros - Founder and CEO of Veniam

Everything that I can decide or do in less than two minutes I decide or do in less than two minutes. João Barros is Professor Catedrático (Full Professor) of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Porto, Founder and CEO of Veniam and Founding Director of the Institute for Telecommunications (IT) in Porto, Portugal. […]

Richard Lena – Founder of Brattle Publishing Group

Richard Lena - Founder of Brattle Publishing Group

Be thankful and show others you are thankful. Richard A. Lena is a founder of the Brattle Publishing Group (BPG), a curriculum developer, and an instructional designer specializing in print and multimedia learning experiences for diverse audiences. For over 20 years, Richard has worked in publishing conceptualizing, designing, and managing the development of large-scale edof […]

Chuck Amos – CEO of GuideK12

Chuck Amos - CEO of GuideK12

This may sound strange, but for small companies, not all growth is good growth. Measured growth is best. I believe that a company needs to pace itself with regard to the promises and commitments it makes both internally and externally. No amount of growth is worth breaking promises to your customers. Chuck Amos, a proven […]

Laura Henderson – Founder and CEO of Epiphany Learning

Laura Henderson - Founder and CEO of Epiphany Learning

Focus and flexibility might sound like contradictions, but most successful entrepreneurs are able to balance both. You have to possess the unique ability to focus on the big picture while staying tuned in and responsive to the details that matter. Laura Henderson is a successful technology executive who first made her mark in the industry […]

Pat Brown – President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

Pat Brown - President and Co-Founder of Children’s Lighthouse

You have to have the mental attitude of getting from A to B. Don’t let anything stop you, once you start a task and know it needs to be finished. Pat Brown is President of Fort Worth-based Children’s Lighthouse Learning Centers, the franchisor of the nation’s leading values-based early childhood educational schools. Pat’s primary responsibilities […]

Marc Meyer – Professor at Northeastern University

Marc Meyer - Professor at Northeastern University

Know your users, as deeply as possible, then spend just as much time knowing your channel partners. Only then, design your new products or services, your business model, your go-to-market strategy. Professor Meyer is widely published in the field of product, service, and business model innovation and has worked with industry leaders in computing, industrial […]

Frankie Coletto – Founder of PassTheNotes

Frankie Coletto - Founder of PassTheNotes

Stay focused on your “why”, under promise and over deliver, and always pay it forward. As crazy as it may sound to some, it’s efficient execution of those three simple things that make you successful. Frankie Coletto is the founder of PassTheNotes. Fusing his passion for technology with his educational background in Finance, Management, and […]

Zach Curtis – Founder of Cue

Zach Curtis - Founder of Cue

I make the phone call, send the email, open the document. There’s no secret sauce here. An idea is just a set of action items waiting to be executed. So make the list and start executing. Zach grew up in Northwest Arkansas and was by all accounts destined for corporate greatness. Zach was granted a […]