CEO, Chief Listening Officers
Bob is a B2B Marketing Expert and “Chief Listening Officer” who advises small- and mid-size technology and professional services companies regarding marketing strategy. He is also an Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Maryland Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship and a Board Member of The Marketing Alliance, the leading education and networking group for B2B technology marketing executives in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Junior Partner, Cofounders Capital
Tim is a partner at Cofounders Capital, a seed stage VC fund based in Cary, NC. He also currently serves as a member of the core review team for both NC IDEA grant fund and the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. Previously, he worked with several other VC firms in NC after founding his own successful startup in 2008. Tim holds a B.A. from Harvard University and an M.B.A from UNC Kenan-Flagler.
Partner, Product Savvy
Andy has spent his career working at the interface of innovation, technology and business. He is a Partner at ProductSavvy, a leading product strategy firm that supports early-stage and middle-market technology companies develop, launch and scale their businesses. ProductSavvy are also co-founders of Relevant Health a product focused startup technology accelerator located in the DC Region, where Andy also serves as Managing Partner. Immediately prior to joining ProductSavvy, Andy was CEO of a Canadian technology startup, which developed a new technology focused on the education and media space. Prior to these activities, he spent 14 years building an international data analytics company where roles included President of Matrix International (USA), Executive Director and co-founder of Matrix Knowledge Group (UK) and Co-President of College Measures, an education technology joint venture between the American Institutes of Research and Matrix. Outside of business Andy is a member of the adjunct faculty at Carnegie Mellon University and since 2008 has taught a capstone class within the Masters Program in Heinz College.
Founder and CEO, MOD Enterprises
Mark Modica has spent the majority of his career helping to fund, grow and operate venture funded technology companies. From vision to the bottom line, he has guided, coached, raised capital, or held finance, operating or sales roles at over 100 technology companies during the past 20 years. Mr. Modica has raised over $500M in debt and equity, worked with over 50 venture capital and private equity firms, and has taken 2 companies public. He has also served on the Board or Board of Advisors of several technology companies. Mark was also a partner in a venture fund, Avansis Ventures, and raised venture capital for my own startup, CyberCFO, a company that served the venture community. His finance and operating experience has been and is with companies that are at the center of the four markets that are revolutionizing business: cloud computing, big data analytics, mobility and security.
Founder and Owner of 6P Consulting Group
Gary is an accomplished, ROI-driven leader with a 25+-year track record in delivering top-line and bottom-line growth within start-up, high-growth and established technology value-added reseller markets. He has a keen eye for technology markets and how to message and leverage channels that drive results. He is an advisor to PE/VC as well as startups such as Servus Connect. He is an expert in starting, transforming and turning around underperforming business units and building world-class Engineering Support, Professional Services, Operational Excellence in Product Fulfillment organizations, with notable success at Xentaurs, 6P Consulting Group, Forsythe Solutions Group, Dimensions Data and The Salem Group.