Mentors

  • Serial Entrepreneur and Technology Innovator, InVitae
  • Founder and President, Hopeless Records
  • Producer, Songwriter, Bass guitarist of Public Enemy, Artist in Residence at Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • CEO of CODAworx
  • Co-founder, Polaris Partners
  • CEO at Catapult Design
    • Music
    • Marketing
    • Business
    President & CEO Johnson Media Inc.
    • Perfomance
    • Video
    • Publishing
    Film and Television Producer and Writer
    • Marketing
    • Design
    • Fashion
    Director of Global Fashion Relations & Special Events at MAC Cosmetics
    • Marketing
    • Publishing
    • Finance
    Founder of Fast Company, creative genius, marketing whiz
    • Video
    • Products
    • Education
    Co-founder and CEO of Silver Bullet Productions
    • Science
    • Business
    • Finance
    Founder, Flywheel Ventures
    • 3D
    • Games
    • Education
    CEO and Creative Director Ideum, Inc.
    • Music
    • 3D
    • Design
    Founder & Chief Creative Officer of dsire, inc.
    • Science
    • Marketing
    • Business
    Corporate Site Manager, Intel
    • Music
    • Perfomance
    • Education
    Musician, Educator and Performance Coach
    • Marketing
    • Video
    • Finance
    Entrepreneur and Filmmaker
    • Marketing
    • Business
    • Design
    Director of Global Alliances Marketing at Adobe
    • Cuisine
    • Design
    • Products
    Entrepreneur, Business Development Coach
  • Venture Partner, Flywheel Ventures
    • Design
    • Products
    • Education
    Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
    • Science
    • Business
    • Investor
    Strategic Advisor and Investor for IT Startups
  • Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Santa Fe Advisors
    • Science
    • Business
    • Cloud
    CEO and Co-founder, Seed Worthy
    • Science
    • Business
    • Finance
    Founder of the Owens Law Firm
    • Science
    • Business
    • Finance
    Law and trade consultant for tech fields
    • Marketing
    • Business
    • Finance
    Leading authority on resiliency in dynamic enterprise environments
    • Science
    • Design
    • Education
    Executive Director of Explora
    • Business
    • Education
    Senior Associate University Council at the University of New Mexico
  • Co-founder, CEO of Meow Wolf
  • President of Business Development, Infinite Studios
  • CEO of dsire, Inc. and MedReportGuard, LLC
  • Venture Capitalist, Founder of Oculus Media Inc., Partner of Village Ventures
  • Managing Principal at Lone Creek Managment LLC
  • Founder and CEO of Ideas And People
  • PhD, Co-founder of Gear Up Venture
    • Video
    • Education
    • Finance
    Founder of ArtHome, Film Director, Producer
  • Senior Vice President of Capital Bank in El Paso, TX
  • Co-founder & CEO at delvv.io
  • Attorney with Bryan Cave LLP
  • Owner of Elephant In The Room
  • T.W. Lewis Clinical Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Center For Entrepreneurial Studies at UNC Kenan-Flagler
  • Co-founder of Meow Wolf
  • Venture Associate at The Startup Factory
  • Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Executive Director at Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts
  • Principal of LNT Consulting, LLC
  • Director of the Small Business Center at Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Mary Ardrey Stough Kimbrough Chair of Business and Economics at Salem College
  • Director of Startup Consulting Program at Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at UNC
  • Attorney at Forrest Firm, P.C.
  • Business Coach at ActionCOACH
  • VP of Entrepreneurship at Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-founder of Grins Enterprises
  • Chairman & CEO at Excalibur Direct Marketing
  • President of Excalibur Direct Marketing
  • Of Counsel, Erdős Startup Legal
  • Executive in Residence at Elon University
  • President of Interior Solutions, Inc.
  • Associate Dean of Student Affairs at Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer at Wake Forest Baptist Health; Medical Director, Care Coordination and Utilization Management, Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • CEO of Etkie
  • President of Intimates Group at Hanesbrands, Inc.
  • Founder and CEO of 7AM
  • On-Air Talent at Georgia Public Broadcasting

Guest Faculty