Jay Jones is a serial entrepreneur, author, coach, speaker, and podcast host of “BlackEntrepreneur Blueprint.” Jay works with Black entrepreneurs worldwide to help them launch, build, and grow successful, sustainable businesses. After several years in corporate America as a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch and a stint as an advertising executive, Jay decided to “Bet on Himself” and started his first business.
John Sherwin is the co-founder of Hydrant, a company taking on Gatorade, by offering a powdered hydration mix with 3x times the electrolytes as a regular sports drink. Hydrant is sold across the nation, in the majority of Walmarts, has high-ratings in Amazon and has recently also raised $7.4m dollars in funding.
Matt Pierce is a storyteller, video creator and for the past decade, he has been the Learning and Video Ambassador for TechSmith, a company with over 65 million users worldwide. He is the creator of the TechSmith Academy, a free online learning platform that teaches the basic skills of creating video, including script writing, lighting and using screencasts. It also has been expanding to include more information about using visuals to help create job aids and make help more helpful.
Matt Gillis who has 20+ years of mobile, media, and technology expertise with a history of building and operating companies from startup to scaled global market leader delivering $1B+ in annual revenues. He spent the last 8 years prior to joining clean.io in the digital media industry leading the publisher platforms business at Millennial Media (which he took public on the New York Stock Exchange), AOL (post-acquisition of Millennial Media), and Oath (now called Verizon Media, which was the combination of AOL/Yahoo). He is also Married, with three great kids.
Brett Curry is the CEO of OMG Commerce, a digital marketing agency and Google Premier Partner. Brett is the host of the eCommerce Evolution Podcast highlighting what’s new and what’s next in eCommerce. He and his team manage Google, Amazon, and YouTube Ad campaigns for growing eCommerce brands. He’s a frequent speaker on top industry stages like IRCE, Traffic & Conversion Summit, Social Media Marketing World, Seller Con and more.