Troy Sandidge is an award-winning marketing strategist who has spent over 12 years building sustainable strategies and scalable systems, generating millions in revenue growing Startups, SMBs, B2Bs, and Fortune 500.
Javy is a serial entrepreneur, startup advisor, and philanthropist. He is the CMO, Director of Events and Host for Kamp - the go-to startup experience for any early stage founders looking to launch or scale their startup. Javy also founded The Single Parent Family Foundation, which provides family support programs & resources to single parent families in Dallas county who are living at the federal poverty level. Javy is a Venture Partner and Dallas Chapter Director for Founder Institute Texas. He is also the Co-Founder of Javannah Capital International and Sports Media Promotions which is the parent company behind Dallas Cowboys Player Talk Show "Inside The Huddle" where also serves as the Executive Producer.
I am the CEO and Co-Founder of Empowered Fathers in Action, a 501c3 organization dedicated to strengthening the father - son bonding process through a sustainable solution process to build future leaders in the home, communities, and business from a place of higher self-confidence & esteem. This process resolves the root cause to limited beliefs for both for parents and their children as not to repeat the cycle over again that leads to dysfunction, miscommunication, and problems within the family, community and businesses.
Mike Ham is a Sales Executive with Fidelity National Title Group, the nation's largest group of title companies and title insurance underwriters. Throughout his career Mike has been a constant networker, forming the "Next Generation of New Jersey" networking group to give young professionals of all industries an opportunity to connect, network, collaborate, and grow together. Mike started "The Morning Spotlight" in 2020 as a daily LinkedIn video series where he would interview networking partners, clients, and friends in an effort to give everyone an opportunity to speak to his network.
Former derivatives trader who made the leap from quantitative finance to quantitative marketing. Focused on helping businesses grow through a revenue focused, data driven approach to advertising. Drove 8mm in ARR at Opascope with zero paid advertising. Growth leader at Opascope, a multidisciplinary marketing agency solving complex business problems and managing more than 100mm in paid media spend across search, social, television and outdoor for clients ranging from industry leading cloud providers to political organizations and everything in between.
Shirish Nadkarni is a serial entrepreneur with proven success in creating multiple consumer businesses that have scaled to tens of millions of users worldwide. Shirish was the co-founder of Livemocha, the world’s largest language learning site with 15+ million registered members from over 200 countries. Livemocha was acquired by RosettaStone in 2013. Prior to Livemocha, Shirish was the founder of TeamOn Systems, a mobile wireless e-mail pioneer that was acquired by BlackBerry in 2002. The TeamOn technology served as the core foundation for Blackberry Internet E-mail which serviced over 50 million BlackBerry users. Shirish started his career at Microsoft where engineered the acquisition of Hotmail and launched MSN.Com which became a leading web portal in the early days of the internet. Shirish is the author of "From Startup to Exit - An Insider's Guide to launching and scaling your Tech business".
Experienced Chief Technology Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Scrum, Embedded Software, Object Oriented Design, SQL, and Medical Devices. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Science (MS) focused in Product Development from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Paddy Padmanabhan is the Founder and CEO of Damo Consulting Inc., a digital transformation and growth advisory firm focused on the healthcare sector. He is an award-winning business leader and entrepreneur with deep experience in healthcare technology markets. He is the author of the best-selling book Healthcare Digital Transformation - How Consumerism, technology and Pandemic are Accelerating the Future (Taylor and Francis, Aug 2020). Paddy has had a distinguished career in leadership roles with global organizations such as GE and Accenture and has been a founding member of startups that had successful exits. Over the past 20 years, he has worked extensively as a technology strategist and trusted advisor to C-suite executives in large health systems and digital health firms.
Gabriel sold his first website at age 13. In 2011, as an engineering student, he started his first business during class. After graduating in 2013 he created his second company, Le Vin de France, a wine marketplace for french winegrowers. He will sell the company in 2016 after 3 years of growth. He received in 2013 the award « best digital startup » by Paris Town Hall. Since then, he has been a private investor and business angel. His group of investors Leonis Investissement has invested more than 21M$ in high growth startups in Silicon Valley.
Jennifer R Glass is the CEO of Business Growth Strategies International. She is a business growth expert who works with small to medium-sized businesses to help them find the money they are leaving on the table. Because of the work that Ms. Glass has done over the last 15+ years, she has been featured in numerous media outlets, including ABC, CBS, NBC & Fox, recognized as a leader in business by more than 1,000 organizations, the Small Business Development Center and SCORE. Ms. Glass is the author of multiple works including her “It’s the Bottom Line that Matters” series (with a podcast under the same name) and her “Building a Winning Mindset” book. She has also contributed to several other books from leading thought leaders. Business Growth Strategies International provides a robust and best-in-class solution for business owners looking to grow their business and revenues.
As Chairman of Birthing of Giants, the highly regarded fellowship program held 2 times a year at MIT (April) and Oxford University (Sept), I enjoy bringing thought leaders together with engaged, proactive business owners to make this year their best year ever. Connect with me if you own a business that has revenues over $5 million per year and want to learn more about our strategic planning community and CEO peer group.
Mr. Nabil Kabbani is a global CEO in Fintech and a multidisciplinary global leader with a distinguished career in technology-enabled business services. He started his career in banking, and card issuing. He then spent twelve years at Western Union, in key Executive roles where he helped to grow to a multi-billion-dollar public company working from various locations in the U.S., Beirut, Dubai, Paris and Brussels. Nabil has subsequently led a venture capital funded money transfer startup which grew through nine acquisitions to become a major player in the fintech industry. Nabil was CEO of a payment processing company in e-commerce prior to joining ACT Holdings.
Accomplished and energetic marketing leader with a solid history of achievement in leading teams, corporate marketing, product marketing and growth strategy. I lead with agile marketing processes, and a scrappy roll-up-your-sleeves attitude. My Clifton Strengths Finder test results say I'm a futurist. Areas of expertise include strategic growth planning, branding, podcasting, video marketing, collaboration with product teams, and building creative, curious and happy marketing teams.
Sandy Agnos is a global commercialization leader with both breadth and depth in B2B marketing, product marketing, strategy, product leadership, and business development for emerging technologies (Robotics/SW, AI, IoT). She has introduced and scaled robotic solutions to multiple verticals such as retail, healthcare, commercial floor care, hospitality, and manufacturing around the world. Sandy has grown and supported a robotic fleet into the thousands. Customers have included Walmart, Kroger, C&W and Softbank Robotics.
Author, Colonial Life Benefits Counselor, Speaker, Vision Board Mastermind University Founder, What If U Global, Benchmarking Reverend Russell Conwell. Retired Merrill Lynch VP Junior Achievement Board member, past president President Men’s Group, 1st Presbyterian Church. Wilkes University graduate, Urban Affairs, 1974 USMC ’68-’70, Viet Nam, Purple Heart Recreation.
Jorge is a former attorney who was voted a Rising Star in Employment Law (an honor bestowed on the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys under 40). Jorge then left the law to work in tech sales. His most recent position was VP of Growth at Doorkee where he managed a sales team of six. Jorge was the first sales hire at Doorkee and his team brought the company from $0 to $1.1 million ARR, and is poised to be acquired.
Carol Tran is a growth executive, 3x entrepreneur, and a change agent for suboptimal business conditions. She partners with company leadership, acting as a guide to reveal inefficiencies and grow the business using limited resources. Her growth hacking combines tactics and theory, examining the business holistically. She uses historical data to build a growth engine, using repeatable, scalable processes to understand user behavior, translate findings with product visionaries, and implement marketing automation to find and nurture leads, close more deals, and maximize ROI.