Paige Williams – CEO and Founder of The Audience Awards

Paige Williams - CEO and Founder of The Audience Awards

[quote style=”boxed”]I get some nos, but mostly I hear yes. The nos teach me more. So I look at the plan and see why someone isn’t getting it or what we can do to make it better.[/quote] Paige Williams is an award winning filmmaker and CEO/Founder of Porch Productions and…

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Rob Irizarry – Founder of Kudoso

Rob Irizarry - Founder of Kudoso

[quote style=”boxed”]I’d start much, much earlier. I didn’t join my first startup until I was 34, looking back I would have done it the day I graduated from college.[/quote] Rob Irizarry spent three decades working with hardware and software technology in the finance, garment and automotive industries, with twelve of…

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Greg Gianforte – Founder of RightNow Technologies

Greg Gianforte - Founder of RightNow Technologies

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus earlier on growing our own leaders internally.[/quote] Greg Gianforte and his wife Susan have called Bozeman home since 1995. He is a serial software entrepreneur and active mentor of Montana entrepreneurs. Mr. Gianforte founded RightNow, in Bozeman in 1997. The company grew to more than 1,100 employees worldwide…

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Shannon Hughes – Co-Founder of Spur Studio

Shannon Hughes - Co-Founder of Spur Studio

[quote style=”boxed”]”Disconnecting from the world for a few moments is usually the best way to reconnect with yourself and your creative superpowers.”[/quote] Shannon answered Montanaʼs siren song of steep peaks and endless adventure after graduating from the University of Vermont in 2002 with the ultimate in useful, in-demand degrees: a…

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Phil Leiritz – Owner of Your Custom Cellar

Phil Leiritz - Owner of Your Custom Cellar

[quote style=”boxed”]Learn. Read. Communicate. Meet people and ask questions. Travel.[/quote] Born in France, in the white wine region of Alsace, Phil moved in Michigan in 1993 as a mechanical engineer for a big machine tool company (Charmilles Technologies, at the time). After nine years he decided to quit, and then…

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Josh Hughes – Co-Founder of Add-A-Tudez Entertainment Company

Josh Hughes - Co-Founder of Add-A-Tudez Entertainment Company

[quote style=”boxed”]The single biggest thing I want to say is to those audacious enough to think they are worth something and can have an impact: YOU ARE RIGHT! You are right and don’t let others tell you different![/quote] When Josh Hughes was in kindergarden, his teacher prescribed video games for…

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