Over 30 years of hands on experience in software development and global market development. Founded and bootstrapped software startups to leadership positions in once prominent but now obsolete markets. Former CEO of a leading K-12 EdTech PAAS site. Mentor with startup accelerator programs such as Techstars (named one of the 2016 Top 5 Mentors), Patriot Boot Camp, and CoFoundersLab. Adviser to startups including a 3D Food Printing group commercializing Patent Pending technology developed under grant for NASA. Particularly adept at bootstrapping companies by identifying innovative ways to generate revenue and develop collaborative relationships. Extensive experience in designing and delivering advanced data and network management solutions integrating large scale distributed data, disaster recovery, and security.
Currently supporting the startup community with advice and mentorship while exploring opportunities in search of the next "Ah, ha!" moment, team, and challenge.
Rebooted Avanti as a conduit for leveraging the connections and experience developed over 30 years of successfully bootstrapping startups through minimum viable product and new market development. Provide strategic business advice and mentoring to start-ups from idea stage through launch and securing seed funding.
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