Where Street Smarts
And Book Smarts Collide.

Did you ever want to take an MBA course in entrepreneurship? Well, we've got the crash course.
On The Shrimp Tank, we interview some of the brightest and best CEO's around the country to
get the executive course on becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Chris Hanks / KSU EC

Christopher C. Hanks is the founder and executive director of the KSU Entrepreneurship Center. Prior to this, Hanks was the founder and director of the entrepreneurship program at the University of Georgia. He has owned multiple businesses, including music, e-commerce, publishing, and export ventures. Continue reading

Tara Murphy / 360 Media

Tara Murphy is the definition of a self-made woman. As founder and president of 360 Media, a leading Atlanta-based public relations boutique, she started on her own and now has a flourishing media and marketing company serving top-name clients. Continue reading

Suprit Patel / The Bestige Group

As CEO, Suprit drives The Bestige Group’s Strategy, Vision, and Growth. Formerly a Management Consultant for leading companies such as Ernst & Young and The Advisory Board Company, Suprit helped Healthcare Providers improve processes, deliver better patient experiences, and sustain improvements through the use of Analytics. Continue reading

Al Meyers / TiE Atlanta

Al Meyers, the Executive Director of TiE Atlanta, is an entrepreneur and media executive with more than 25 years of experience across Fortune 500 companies, for-profit and nonprofit startups.  Meyers has launched two award-winning, sustainable, Atlanta-based nonprofit organizations: TEDxPeachtree and the Atlanta Music Project. Continue reading

Chau Nguyen / Hirewire

Chau Nguyen has been an entrepreneur for over 10 years. In 2005, Chau co-founded Campus Special, which was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US for four consecutive years. Continue reading

Hanuman Nandanampati / SVK Systems

Hanuman Nandanampati came to USA in 1993 as a student to complete his master’s degree at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. After the graduation, he worked in several companies such as Inrange, ADC Telecom, Regions etc., as a Software Engineer for 11 years. Continue reading

Dr. Alex Roig / Dr. Weight Loss of Atlanta

Dr. Roig is originally from Pennsylvania where he attended the University of Pittsburgh.  After that, he enrolled in Life University in Marietta, GA where he received a Doctorate of Chiropractic as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition. Continue reading

Ben & Sammy Amor / Cloud 9 Smoke & Vape Co.

Ben is graduating in May from Kennesaw State University with a degree in Management, While Sammy is graduating in December of this year in a management major. We are two individuals from immigrant parents that instilled an extreme work ethic and a passion to follow our dreams. We own and operate Cloud 9 Smoke & Vape Co., SBK International, and Skyline Hookah Lounge. Continue reading

Mark Fonseca / Pragmetrix

Mark has over 20 years of experience in consultative sales, sales management and client relations. As a top producer at Lanier Business Products, he sold document management solutions to a range of businesses and was prolific at establishing long term relationships. Continue reading

Jeff Jahn  /  DynamiX

Jeff founded DynamiX in 2005 as a college sophomore. Today it’s one of the most respected website development and software companies in the world, having been recognized with more than 585 awards in just the past three years. Continue reading