Joe Walker is currently an NFL Inside Linebacker with the San Francisco 49’ers and Super Bowl 52 Champion when he was with the Philadelphia Eagles. Joe shares what it takes to achieve the long odds of making it and thriving in the NFL. Starting his career at the University of Oregon, Joe lead the Ducks in tackles in 2015 – having started all but five games since the 2013 Alamo Bowl. (more…)
Jonathan Boos is the inventor and Founder of Würkin Stiffs, a brand known for their utility-patented magnetic collar stay. An idea which sparked a simple but innovative product, that turned into a multi-million dollar brand. From selling products out of the back of his car with his wife and then 10-month old son in 2006, to pitching major department stores, appearing on Shark Tank, defending his utility-patent successfully and continuing to reinvent… He will tell you that money is just a bi-product of hard work. (more…)
Lisa Bard Levine is the CEO of The MAVEN Project. She has devoted her over 18-year health care strategy and consulting career to the advancement of provider alignment and engagement within US payer and provider organizations. Her efforts have focused on helping physician leaders and professional managers form constructive partnerships to measurably improve clinical, service, and business performance for organizations facing the local challenges of healthcare reform. (more…)
Aaron Strout is a seasoned, strategic marketer who grew up in digital. During his 25+ years in the industry, he has been a pioneer in mobile and location-based marketing. Throughout his career, he has focused on client success, building high-performance teams and profitable revenue growth.
Aaron is currently the CMO of W2O, an analytics-driven, marketing and communications firm focused on healthcare. He sits on the executive leadership team and is responsible for all aspects of marketing at the company. (more…)
Kat Donatello is the founder of Austin and Kat. With over 15 years as an athlete and business leader in the endurance sports industry, Kat set out in 2014 to create a holistic and all-natural product that would help her dogs with their health, well-being and various ailments. (more…)
Reginald Swift is the founder and CEO of Rubix Life Sciences, a Lawrence based innovation and development company working to ensure therapeutics and vaccines factor in all patient demographics in an effort to increase product efficacy, health equity and effective patient outcomes. A mechanical engineer by training, Reginald’s wide range of experience includes aerospace and defense, robotics, nuclear technologies, biotechnology/life-sciences and astronautics. He has mentored and supported various start-up and mid-sized organizations in all aspects of engineering and technology. (more…)