Larry White/The Ritz Group
Larry White is president and CEO of the Atlanta-basedÂ Ritz GroupÂ networking organization which hostsÂ live â€œShark Attackâ€ events.
Candace Mitchell is a computer scientist from Atlanta, GA. She is on a mission to share her gifts with the world through science and technology. Her interest in cosmetology began in her early teens, then transformed into a passion for computing. She graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Computer Science. After a year in Corporate America, she decided to follow her dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and started the company Techturized, Inc. with 3 phenomenal co-founders. Her vision is to revolutionize the world in a tremendous way by empowering women through the lens of hair & beauty.
Jess Watson is a computer scientist from New York City. Coming from humble beginnings as a first generation Jamaican, her family instilled the importance of hard work, dedication, and that anything is possible. She attended Georgia Tech where she started her entrepreneurial journey and graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science.
Vince Coyner is a serial entrepreneur and has been working with startups for over a decade in areas a varied as finance education, prepaid gasoline, golf products and local marketing. Today he is here discussing BrandScanned, a tool that makes it easy for consumers to participate in marketerâ€™s loyalty programs and various contests.
Adam Houtman has over 10 years of experience owning and operating businesses in medical leads, sales, and multi-channel marketing fields. He grew his previous startups from $0 to $10 Million in revenues while managing 30 call centers in three countries. He purchased a diabetic mail order supply company and grew that business by 7,000% starting from servicing 40 patients to over 3,000. Today, Adam is the founder and CEO of Vault, which represents a revolutionary way to collect and store you or your family’s own adult stem cells. Originally from London, England, Adam is an Oxford graduate, husband and father of two boys.
Steve is Vice President and COO of CollectorDASH. CollectorDASH provides a community-based ecommerce platform that disrupts the status quo of Ebay and a myriad of fragmented solutions by enabling the community of collectors to buy, sell, manage, value and share their collectibles easier and more affordably. By engaging the collector and forming a lifetime relationship centered on their hobby, CollectorDASH is uniquely able to partner with sellers and manufacturers to deliver more revenue and more loyal customer relationships.
Steve has thirty yearsâ€™ experience in sales, marketing, operations, and corporate management in the technology industry with startup and fast growth technology products and service companies. Experience includes a successful track record with self-funded and venture capital funded businesses, with multiple successes in creating shareholder value through profitable company growth and sale of businesses to McAfee, NetIQ, Computer Associates, and others.
Corey Moore/Pro Networker
Kimberly Smith/Omega Learning