Will Nitze is the founder of IQBAR, maker of plant-based protein bars. The company was started as a crowdfunding campaign, raising $70,000. Just 2.5 years later, the product is sold at 4,000 CVS stores and recently won a listing with American retail giant Kroger, which will jump its distribution to around 1800 outlets nationwide. Will founded IQ BAR in early 2017 after discovering the powerful impact diet had on his cognition.
Ajit is currently Head of Product Marketing at Narvar, an enterprise-grade customer engagement platform that helps retailers inspire loyalty beyond reason by enabling seamless post-purchase experiences. He has a Masters in Management Science from Stanford University and a Bachelor in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Delhi University.
Jared Curry is the CEO and founder of Scope 16 Marketing. He is an 18 year old NewJersey native. At 16 years of age he read Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and it completely changed his life. He started learning everything about Digital Marketing through an online course together with his friend in his junior year at High School.
Araks Nalbandyan is the marketing director at 10Web. 10Web is an Automated WordPress Platform that simplifies website hosting and building so that everyone can build aesthetic and fully functional websites within just a few minutes. In this spirit, 10Web channels the power of automation to provide automated website hosting, AI-assisted website building, automated 1-click migration, automatic 90+ PageSpeed optimization, and much more.
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.