The Emerging Enterprise Series is brought to you by AppZoro and hosted by Sam Agarwal and Marianna Velozo
Rupen Patel joined Influence Health in 2017 as Chief Technology Officer. He’s responsible for driving product development and technology innovation efforts. With over 15 years in assembling and directing fast-paced software engineering teams, Rupen specializes in strategy and roadmaps to help businesses drive growth and innovation. He’s passionate about creating software that addresses healthcare’s need for better consumer engagement solutions.
Justice Nicole with OurErrands was born on the summer day of May 22nd, 1994 in Ventura California; to her amazing parents Thelma and Daniel. When Justice was 11 years old she had her first personal assisting job helping a local artist in California schedule and set up his showcases. Fast forward 12 years and she is a graduate of the illustrious Clark Atlanta University where she earned her dual-degree in Business Management and Supply Chain; and now owns the first on-demand personal assisting company. Quick services like lyft, instacart, and postmates encouraged herself and her cousin to think smarter not harder, and create something that will disrupt start-up tech companies not just in Atlanta, in the nation. OurErrands is a platform that focuses on OUR Assistants, OUR Clients, and both of their experiences. We have created a platform where college-educated individuals can showcase their skillsets to work for a small business owner or entrepreneur that is already in their desired field. Stop working retail jobs in college and come gain cross-functional work experience with OurErrands.
Sam Agarwal is an Innovative Applications Developer. Sam is the founder and CEO of AppZoro Technologies, Inc. – an experienced team of full-stack mobile app developers and web designers. He holds a BS in Computer Science and is working on his Master’s at Georgia Tech. Sam is an Advisor of Mobile App Technology for the Atlanta Tech Village, one of the U.S. leading co-working space entities located in Atlanta, Georgia.
From concept to market-ready digital product, AppZoro is your single-source for everything from complex programming and database development to payment integrations and front-end design. With AppZoro’s in-house team of Agile Coders and Inventive Designers, you’ll get consistent high-quality work at a startup-friendly price.
Sam is also an experienced businessman. In addition to the work he does with AppZoro, he is Vice President of Sara Hospitality – an international, family-owned furniture manufacturer based in India, serving the US hospitality industry. He has been materially involved since he was 18 and is responsible for procurement, marketing, sales, customer service and finance for the business. In this role, he has learned the key elements of “grind” to build a successful startup.
Through Atlanta Tech Village, and as a private consultant, Sam helps business owners develop sound digital strategies that leverage both current and emerging technologies to increase revenues, streamline productivity, attract investors, and nurture customer relationships. Learn more about Sam and AppZoro on their website, and follow them on Twitter and Facebook.