Steve Swaim – IBM Global Financing
Aug19

Steve Swaim – IBM Global Financing

Steve Swaim has been employed with IBM 24 years.  In his current position of Business Unit Executive for IBM Global Financing (IGF), Steve is responsible for profit for IGF covering the Southeast U.S. Region, including 9 states and Washington, D.C. He joined IBM in 1985 as a sales representative in Jacksonville, FL.  Steve has held numerous sales and sales management positions with IBM Sales & Distribution Division as well as IBM...

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Kevin Harrington – Investor Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank, Successful Entrepreneur & Business Expert
Aug19

Kevin Harrington – Investor Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank, Successful Entrepreneur & Business Expert

Kevin Harrington, chairman and founder of TVGoods, Inc., is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and principal architect of the infomercial industry. In 1984, Kevin produced one of the industry’s first 30 minute infomercials. Since then, he has been involved with over 500 product launches that resulted in sales of over $4 billion worldwide with 20 products that reached individual sales of over $100 million. Kevin founded Quantum...

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Gary Vaynerchuk Co-Founder, VaynerMedia
Aug19

Gary Vaynerchuk Co-Founder, VaynerMedia

Entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk (VAY-NER-CHUK), a wine and social media expert and business consultant who has revolutionized the wine industry. He hosts a daily webcast, tv.winelibrary.com, that attracts over 90,000 viewers each day and his podcast has become the most downloaded show on iTunes in the Food category, beating out venerable names in the industry including Martha Stewart and Jamie Oliver. Gary has made numerous television...

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Mary Spio – Founder Next Galaxy Corp
Aug19

Mary Spio – Founder Next Galaxy Corp

A noted entrepreneur, engineer and digital cinema pioneer Mary Spio is the President of Next Galaxy Corp – a leading developer of innovative fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology and content solutions. Mary has provided technical direction, marketing leadership and brand building guidance to many of the world’s largest companies including Microsoft Xbox, Coca Cola, The Tribune News Company, Wal-Mart, Clear...

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Michelle Royal – How Do You Innovate?
Aug19

Michelle Royal – How Do You Innovate?

Michelle Royal is a dynamic Innovation Consultant, and founder of HDYI: How Do You Innovate?. For the past 15 years she has facilitated the development of the creative capacities and innovation potential within individuals and businesses both in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her consultancy practice has allowed her to work with such prestigious companies as Subway Sandwiches and Salads, Enterprise Development Group,...

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Josh Greenberg – Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Grooveshark
Aug19

Josh Greenberg – Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Grooveshark

Josh Greenberg is the Chief Technology Officer of Grooveshark, the fastest-growing on-demand music service in the world.  Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, Josh co-founded Grooveshark during his freshman year at the University of Florida. Josh is a lifelong developer and entrepreneur, having previously founded two web development companies. Josh has led Grooveshark as CTO since its inception in 2006. As CTO, Josh leads...

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