Ted Murphy – Founder, IZEA, PayPerPost, MindComet
Aug19

Ted Murphy – Founder, IZEA, PayPerPost, MindComet

Edward “Ted” Murphy is an energetic, creative individual with a passion for innovation and zeal for change. A serial entrepreneur, Ted has founded six companies since 1994 and has a reputation for disruptive creativity. Immediately prior to IZEA, Ted founded interactive agency MindComet, the company that created PayPerPost under his direction. PayPerPost was spun out of MindComet in 2006 and later became IZEA. Ted is...

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Bob Allen – Chief Storytelling Officer and Principal Executive,  IDEAS
Aug19

Bob Allen – Chief Storytelling Officer and Principal Executive, IDEAS

Bob Allen is Chief Storytelling Officer and Principal Executive of IDEAS, a multi-million dollar company dedicated to helping organizations create and communicate their story to their employees, clients and guests, via multiple platforms ranging from digital media, entertainment, learning, and film. Bob began his career in the entertainment industry as a musician at the age of 16. After graduating from college, he spent 26 years with...

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Leslie J. Hielema President – (Orlando, Inc.) Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce
Apr12

Leslie J. Hielema President – (Orlando, Inc.) Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce

Leslie Hielema has served as President of the Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce) since November, 2008. She is leading the effort to launch the Chamber’s new mission focused on Regional Entrepreneurship. Before joining the Chamber, she was Managing Director at ProLogic, a software engineering firm, working on geospatial support systems for the Department of Defense. She had a 12 year career with AT&T ranging...

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Tony Jenkins – Market President, Central Florida Region Florida Blue
Apr11

Tony Jenkins – Market President, Central Florida Region Florida Blue

Tony Jenkins is Market President, Central Florida Region of Florida Blue, and is instrumental in leading the development of a business plan that is in alignment with the strategic goals and objectives of the company. Prior to his tenure with Florida Blue, Tony served as Director of Diversity for CSX Corporation and as Manager of Diversity for the Walt Disney World Company. Last year, Tony was recognized by the Orlando Business Journal...

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Carol Cox – Founder and Owner, InterMedia Solutions
Apr11

Carol Cox – Founder and Owner, InterMedia Solutions

Carol Cox is founder and owner of InterMedia Solutions, a technology company whose clients have included Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, municipalities, community organizations, and political candidates. From the early days of e-commerce to the advent of social networking and mobile platforms, Carol has worked with companies to strategize and implement technology and online marketing solutions to help grow their bottom line....

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Thomas Duffy – Founder and CEO, GroundFlights
Apr11

Thomas Duffy – Founder and CEO, GroundFlights

As Founder and CEO of GroundFlights, Thomas works with his team to remove the stress from corporate travel, offering busy and in-demand professionals the ability to stay productive and comfortable while traveling on business. Thomas started flying and gaining knowledge of airline structure and practices when he was 17 and earned his Commercial Pilots License and multi-engine ratings by the time he was 20. He has a degree in technology...

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