Paul Hanson – CEO of bbotx

Listen to your critics. In fact, go out of your way to find people who aren’t like you, who don’t see things as you do, bring them into the fold, then argue with them. Starting as a salesman at Xerox, Paul moved up through different sales and technology roles, with multiple sales and special awards […]

Campbell Macdonald – Founder and CEO of Pathful

I would start my own venture sooner, spend more time coding, and ship products faster. Campbell Macdonald is the founder and CEO of Pathful, which uses visual and action-oriented insights to help users understand what content is hurting or helping their sales. Prior to Pathful, Campbell led digital marketing programs for major brands such as […]

Andrew Bagrin – Founder and CEO of My Digital Shield

When I set time aside (usually in the evening) to accomplish something specific, that’s the best success rate at that item getting accomplished. Andrew Bagrin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of My Digital Shield (MDS), a leading provider of Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) for small businesses. With more than 17 years of experience in the […]

David Brian Ward – CEO & Founder of Telegraph Hill

Checklists. Checklists keep you focused on good process even as you are whipsawed by interruptions and context switches. David Brian Ward’s career spans three decades as an entrepreneur and leader of software innovation at firms both large and small. After a successful start in software management at GE, Mr. Ward began his consulting career at […]

Santiago Jaramillo – CEO of Bluebridge

Batching keeps me productive. The habit of arranging my schedule to tackle large tasks for long intervals like meetings, brainstorm time, design sessions keeps me focused. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Bluebridge is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) company that allows organizations to easily design and maintain a mobile app with the support of a team of highly knowledgeable […]

Arian Radmand – Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at CoachUp

[quote style=”boxed”] I don’t check email until lunch time. This keeps me productive and focused on what is important, as it allows me to not get bogged down by what other people want me to do until the second half of my day.[/quote] Arian Radmand is a Co-Founder and Director of Engineering at CoachUp, Inc. […]

Steven Don – Co-founder of TinyCert

[quote style=”boxed”]See lots of problems. I’ve been called pessimistic by many, but I resent that. Only by anticipating and identifying problems can I really think in solutions.[/quote] Steven co-founded two small IT companies in the Netherlands in the early 2000’s and is now working to build a third, which he hopes will bring about a […]

Matt Duesterberg – Co-founder and CEO of Ohmconnect

[quote style=”boxed”]Get out of the building. Talk to customers. In our first six months, we had two hundred users. We talked to every single one of them.[/quote] Matt Duesterberg is co-founder and CEO of Ohmconnect. Ohmconnect connects the smart home to the smart grid, making it dead simple for users to participate in demand response […]