The Emerging Enterprise Series is brought to you by AppZoro and hosted by Sam Agarwal and Marianna Velozo
Don Dodds is a Managing Partner at M16 Marketing and an innovative marketer and strategist with more than 18 years of experience demonstrating his idiosyncratic combination of creative, technical and business acumen. He has managed and delivered successful projects for large corporations like AT&T, the Southern Company, John Deere, Heidelberg, the state of Georgia and hundreds of small businesses.
He is a serial entrepreneur and founder of 3 multi-million dollar corporations and has a keen understanding of how to build relationships. He holds a registered trademark and patent as the creator of Frand® WiFi, a wifi marketing automation system that allows traditional brick and mortar businesses an opportunity to generate leads, automate engagement, market, analyze and monetize campaigns using WiFi.
Dodds shares his marketing expertise and passion for relationship building both as a speaker and writer for online publications like the Huffington Post. You can learn more about Don and M16 Marketing on their website, and connect with them on Facebook and Twitter.
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.