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Tuesday, May 8 • 11:00am - 2:00pm
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We will have handfuls of seasoned mentors throughout the week to provide our attendees with expertise and advice in various subjects such as digital marketing, business plan writing, legal advice, funding, and more.

If you're interested in booking a session, you must sign up for a specific time slot HERE.

Our mentors for Tuesday and their areas of experience (in bold) are:

Suzy Bureau
Technology, Healthcare, B2B, Social, Social Impact
Suzy, alongside a group of passionate community members, founded GiveBackHack - an event that brings together the social impact & technology community. She has also spent the last 5 years at CoverMyMeds as a Product Owner growing the core product, then commercializing two new technologies in the HIT space.

Matt Armstead
Technology, Retail, Food, Blockchain, B2B
Serial entrepreneur, angel investor. MobileWait, Sproutit, Fintech71, Lumos, Root Insurance.

John Paull
Technology, B2B
I help b2b technology service companies grow from good idea to sustainable businesses and beyond.

Jason Hipsher
Technology, Retail, Pharma, Health care, B2B, B2C
Jason is an operations executive turned consultant and strategic adviser, who has over 20 years of practical and technical experience in the healthcare, insurance, energy, payments and retail industries.  Jason is a member of Rev1’s First Connect mentor network and serves as an Executive in Residence for The Ohio State Technology Commercialization Office; evaluating and providing feedback on numerous start-ups.

Tracy Stephens
Tracy Stephens Consulting
Technology, Nutrition, Health care, Material (product)
Tracy Stephens spent 30 years with Procter & Gamble at 4 locations spanning 8 categories. She has extensive innovation and product development experience on P&G’s “billion $ brands.” Her core skills include navigating the “fuzzy front end” of innovation and creation of game changing ideas, strategies and products.

Drew Knight
Retail, Finance, Legal, Adult beverage
Co-Founder of BYBE, Techstars Retail 2017, Lumos Accelerator 2016. Focus on strategy, legal, finance. Former natl. account guy at big distributor, where I worked with Kroger & CostCo.

Ryan Moore
Retail, Adult beverage, Food
Co-Founder of BYBE Inc, Techstars Retail Accelerator 2017, Lumos Innovation Accelerator 2016. Former Retail Operations and Corporate Development Program at Giant Eagle. Can give you all the advice of what not to do your first year in a start up.

Nafis Azad
Ghost Lab
Technology, E-commerce, Music
Nafis Azad is an entrepreneur, product designer, and software developer that has worked with startups in diverse industries across the nation from seed-stage concepts to established market-leaders. He runs Ghost Lab, a user experience design and software development agency in Columbus, Ohio, partnering with clients to strategize digital products, design user experience, and use cutting-edge software development to bring it all to life.

Bob Fisher Modalist
Technology, Retail, E-commerce, Fashion
Bob Fisher is a successful full-cycle entrepreneur whose experience includes over 20 years as President and CEO of Foresight Corporation, a technology company he founded and ran. Bob serves on the Board of Directors of several Ohio-based companies and is an advisor and investor in early stage firms. Bob is also co-founder of Modalist, an e-marketplace for fashion, along with his wife Tina.

Tina Fisher
Technology, Retail, E-commerce, Fashion
Tina Fisher is Co-Founder & Chief Executive at Modalist, Angel Investor, and Start-up Advisor. Tina is a member of OTAF, X-Squared Angels and ACA.

Alex Bell
Technology, E-commerce, B2B, B2C
I'm a Content Marketing Consultant who's figured out how to bootstrap both a marketing services business and an education (without college).

Marshall Magee
Technology Development Executive
Technology, Health care, Hardware (product)
Marshall is a recent transplant to Columbus. He has been involved with product development his entire career starting with two successful startups in Atlanta and then moving on to an internal startup at Motorola. His most recent stop was with Welch Allyn in New York, managing multiple teams of software developers across multiple continents to create cutting-edge medical devices.

Tomos Mughan
Hopper Carts
Technology, Adult beverage, Food, B2B, Entertainment, Social, Transportation
I like to work on talented teams that build products, systems, and services that make the world a cooler place to live in.

Sean Doran
Technology, B2B
Head of Design at Wiretap

Kathy Fitzcharles
Business Banking

Micheal Shepherd
Small Business Loans

Warner Moore
Bold Penguin
Technology, Scaling Startups, Web Operations, Information Security
Warner Moore is a driven technology leader and architect with a background in web operations and information security. He has focused his career in working with high growth organizations where technology is their business and product. He has an ability to align information security and external compliance drivers to an engineering culture. Warner has helped companies scale from as low as 38 employees to as high as 500. Currently, he's working with Bold Penguin helping build a company in the insurance technology space.

Tuesday May 8, 2018 11:00am - 2:00pm EDT