Matt Johnson-Principal

After 15 years of helping establish and grow Canada-based companies, Matt Johnson-Principal decided to pursue entrepreneurship. But prior to opening his own consulting firm, Matt met Sarah in 2000 and married her after two years. Following their marriage, he relocated to his wife’s hometown, Seattle, Washington, where he founded Matt…

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Monika Kochhar

Monika Kochhar

Monika Kochhar is the CEO and Co-founder of SmartGift. She has launched, grew and led startups that transformed music, payments and commerce, and redefined customer experiences. Monika previously worked in finance in derivatives trading, selling and emerging markets for JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs. Monika attended Mount Holyoke…

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Christi Wilson Mankarios

Christi Wilson Mankarios

Christi Wilson Mankarios is a tax planning professional with many years of experience. Wilson Mankarios has experience working in the development and accounting divisions of high-growth companies including Venture Specialists and Dynamic National Tax Centers, as well as small local firms. Wilson blends her business acumen with an in-depth knowledge…

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Tadas Burgaila

Tadas Burgaila

Kilo Health is one of the leading digital health and wellness companies globally, not only attracting talents to join its fast-growing team but also co-founding and accelerating start-ups in a rapidly growing digital health industry. With 4+ million paying users worldwide (the majority in the United States), strong technology, and…

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Matt Peters

Matt Peters

CEO of SearchManipulator, Matthew Peters, founded the company 12 years ago with the goal of providing clients with the best technology available for managing their online reputations. As an engineer, rather than a salesperson, Matthew is well-versed in navigating the complicated landscape of the online world and all that it entails….

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Nick Walpert

Nick Walpert

Nick Walpert is a business guru with decades of experience in the food and beverages industry. He established his first business at the tender age of 18 and has a string of successful companies under his belt. His success is largely a result of hard work and resilience and his…

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David Black

David Black

After graduating from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, David Black began his career with StreetAccount, a financial services start-up which he joined pre-launch. FactSet ultimately acquired StreetAccount. Today, StreetAccount is a leading market intelligence news service. David Black’s transition to Business Development was predicated on his experience at…

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Juan Monteverde

Juan Monteverde

It’s easier to follow the crowd than to be your own person. Follow your instincts and fight for better results. Juan Monteverde is an attorney based in New York City and is the founder and managing partner of Monteverde & Associates PC. His practice is a national class action law…

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Andrew Frame

Andrew Frame

Andrew Frame is the Founder and CEO of Citizen. Founded in 2017, Citizen is the first app to combine location information with 911 intelligence to keep you and your loved ones safe. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and expert software programmer having founded his first company, an internet service provider,…

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Hamoda Mohamad

Hamoda Mohamad

Hamoda Mohamad is the owner of Casa Verde Farmland. From his father’s small farm, he managed to expand and make the farm sustainable. Hamoda is a leader that shares his success with those people who helped him cultivate the farm. With the success of his business, he was awarded the…

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