Shanon Marks – Chief Innovation Officer of MU/DAI

Shanon Marks - Chief Innovation Officer of MU/DAI

Productivity is pretty easy in a startup environment. It’s like swimming in the ocean: You can stop, but that’s not going to work out well for you. Shanon Marks, chief innovation officer of MU/DAI, has been defining the experience in digital and physical product design for more than 15 years. He creates groundbreaking experiences that […]

Erik Chan – Founder of Angelbacker

Erik Chan - Founder of Angelbacker

Stay persistent, optimistic, and don’t make the same mistakes again. Every entrepreneur needs to stay persistent and optimistic to stay being an entrepreneur. Want-to-be-entrepreneurs make excuses for themselves. A serial entrepreneur and technologist, Erik Chan previously co-founded social and online game companies 28wins and Bottomless Pit Games, and payments company MicroPay Technology. Prior to Erik’s […]

Sathvik Tantry – Co-founder of FormSwift

Sathvik Tantry - Co-founder of FormSwift

Sathvik Tantry is the co-founder of FormSwift, a SaaS platform helping organizations go paperless. FormSwift’s tools allow businesses and individuals to create, edit, sign, and collaborate on documents and workflows in the cloud, eliminating unnecessary printing, faxing, and snail mail. Where did the idea for FormSwift come from? FormSwift was born because my co-founder, David, […]

Torrey Tayenaka – CEO of Sparkhouse

Torrey Tayenaka - CEO of Sparkhouse

Networking, every good thing that has happened to my businesses has come from a personal connection. Its amazing how much business and good fortune comes from the people you went to school with, played sports with, or even your neighbors. As CEO of Sparkhouse, Torrey Tayenaka uses groundbreaking media approaches that combine bold storytelling with high […]

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. […]

Anthony Franciosi – Founder of Ant’s Organic

Anthony Franciosi - Founder of Ant's Organic

Everything we do here is based on trial-and-error and experimentation. One of us will start off with an idea and way to improve, then we do real-time testing. Colorado “Pot-repreneur” Anthony Franciosi is the founder of today’s top all-natural ganga gem: Ant’s Organic. Created as a way to holistically relieve pain from sports injuries, Ant’s […]

AJ Shankar – Founder and CEO of Everlaw

AJ Shankar - Founder and CEO of Everlaw

I’m excited that design matters. Just because you use a niche enterprise product, you shouldn’t have to struggle with an ugly and hard to use experience. AJ Shankar is the founder and CEO of Everlaw, where he leads a team that is building the world’s most advanced litigation platform, beginning with ediscovery. Prior to Everlaw, […]