John Bornoty is a serial entrepreneur who launched his first business out of his parents’ basement when he was only 15 years old. Today, he is CEO of The Big Salad, a national, fast casual franchise specializing in made-to-order salads, soups and sandwiches.
Jason Grant is the CEO and Founder of Integral, formerly known as UX Coach. Together him and his business partner, Diana Mae Fernandez, are on a mission to redesign humanity. Their holistic business approach in supporting companies is acclaimed worldwide.
Rom Krupp is CEO of Marketing Vitals, an award-winning company offering a game-changing analytics software for restaurants of all shapes and sizes. Rom has worked with hundreds of brands to design and implement solutions for their most critical business needs. He speaks at industry events sharing his perspectives and insights.
Paul Szyarto’s deprived and violent childhood could easily have led him to a life of crime. Instead, he served with distinction in the U.S. Navy, earned degrees from Oxford University, Brandeis University, and the Wharton School of Business, and went on to become a remarkably successful entrepreneur and management consultant. Paul credits his success to…
Stephen Petith is an Internationalization Architect, working to create Internationalized Businesses and Lifestyles for his clients. He has started, sold, and operates businesses around the world. Stephen is using his skills to help others internationalize their Businesses and Lifestyles that take advantage of the opportunities available in the new and ever changing 21st-century economy.
Matt Young is a passionate health, recreation & sport servant leader who believes that supporting quality athletic achievement is good for our children, communities and society. He has 25 years of experience in the allied health care sector where we was recognized as a provincial and national Top 40 U 40 business leader. Matt has…
Lori Highby shares digital marketing, personal branding, and entrepreneurship lessons through her podcast, blog and speaking engagements. Her experience, education, and involvement range from owning a digital marketing agency, Keystone Click, teaching undergraduate students as an adjunct professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and volunteering service with various local boards.
Peter Shankman is a multiple-startup founder with several successful exits under his belt. He’s a best-selling author, focusing on the customer economy. He’s the founder of Help a Reporter Out (HARO,) the world’s largest source/journalist matching tool, and he runs ShankMinds: Breakthrough, a private, online entrepreneur community with hundreds of members around the world. Peter…
Gordon Styles is the founder and president of Star Rapid, a provider of rapid prototyping, rapid tooling and low-volume production services. Utilizing his background in engineering, Gordon founded Star Rapid in 2005 and under his leadership the company has expanded to 250 employees. Star Rapid combines advanced technologies with traditional manufacturing techniques and high quality standards.
Founded by sisters Miko Branch and Titi Branch, Miss Jessie’s Products took the curly hair market by storm in 2004! Armed with curly hair product development from their salon/workshop, they were able to perfect their curly hair product’s performance. Known for its expertise in styling curly, kinky, and wavy hair of all types and textures, Miss Jessie’s Salon became the go to place for curly hair solutions.