Mentors

Mentor Chris Yount stratup nevada 1

Chris Yount

Location: Reno

Career Experience: Marketing, Operations 

Industry ExperienceB2C: Consumer Products & Services, B2B: Business Or Enterprise Products & Professional Services

Experience And Industry Summary Areas Of Special Expertise Include Family Business Issues, Both Buy And Sell-Side M&A, Brand Marketing, Manufacturing/Distribution Efficiency, Corporate Turnaround, General Management, And Strategic Direction.

Mentor Chris Riche startup nevada 1

Chris Riche

Location: Reno

Career Experience: Operations, Technical Development, Finance, Marketing 

Industry Experience: N/A

Experience And Industry Summary Professionally, I love building, leading, and working across high-performing teams to deliver results by a) gaining deep market and competitive understanding, b) creating, validating, and getting organizational buy-in to winning strategies, c) translating those strategies into successful product/service offerings, and d) developing and executing efficient and effective marketing and sales plans.

Mentor Chris DeMunbrun startup nevada 1

Chris DeMunbrun

Location: Las Vegas

Career Experience: Operations, Technical Development

Industry Experience: B2B: Business or Enterprise products & professional services

Experience And Industry Summary N/A

Mentor Bob Farrar startup nevada 1

Bob Farrar

Location: Reno

Career Experience: Sales, Marketing, Technical Deveopment, Operations

Industry ExperienceB2B: Business Or Enterprise Products & Professional Services, Tech Products: IoT & Other Technology Related Hardware Products, Software: SaaS | Mobile Apps | Other Software Solutions, Other: Please Describe Below

Experience And Industry Summary Consulting (Top Tier: Andersen Consulting / Accenture, Optum Insight, Cognizant. Seeking €ŒInnovation Program Or Company Upgrade / Build-Out Leadership Role;Including Sales / Business Development, Premier Clients, Pilot Programs, Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Technology, Operations (P&L). Senior Leadership Achievements With Accenture And C-Level Roles In Tech-Enabled Healthcare Solutions – Combined With A Post-Kellogg MBA Change To Hands-On, Entrepreneurial Sales, Business Development, Pilot Programs And Operating (P&L) Leadership Roles In Focused, Tech-Enabled Healthcare Solutions Companies And Emerging Divisions Within Larger Companies. Extensive Experience (10 Years) Successfully Leading Virtual Companies And Remote Teams Across The U.S. And Globally (India, Philippines). Successful Track-Record With Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) And Offshoring. Driving Strategic Healthcare Solutions To Market – Sales, Business Development, Pilot Programs, Operations (P&L), Technology.

Mentor Bill West startup nevada 2

Bill West

Location: Reno

Career Experience: N/A

Industry ExperienceMarketing, Branding

Experience And Industry Summary Eyebrow-raiser at bareknuckle, where we do total brand marketing, web, social, print. 

Mentor Bill Slekkerveer startup nevada 3

Bill Slikkerveer

Location: Reno

Career Experience: Operations, Finance

Industry ExperienceInvestments | Insurance | Real Estate | Banking | Financial Services

Experience And Industry Summary Bill is on StartUpNV’s investment committee. he is detail-oriented and extremely proficient at company due diligence.

Mentor Bill Johnston startup nevada 1

Bill Johnston

Location: Las Vegas

Career Experience: Technical Development, Operations

Industry ExperienceB2C: Consumer Products & Services

Experience And Industry Summary Community Builder

Mentor Austin Nichols startup nevada 1

Austin Nichols

Location: Reno

Career Experience: Sales 

Industry ExperienceB2C: Consumer Products & Services, B2B: Business Or Enterprise Products & Professional Services, Tech Products: IoT & Other Technology Related Hardware Products, Other Software Solutions

 

Experience And Industry Summary Sales Leader @ Samsara – IoT / Logistics / Connected Operations. Formerly: Sales Leader @ Dedrone (Startup, Raised $65m) – Physical Security / Drones; Sales Leader @ Meraki (Acquired By Cisco For $1.2b) – Computer Networking / Network Security; Sales @ LinkedIn (IPO, Acquired By Microsoft For $26.2b) – Social Media / Recruiting; Sales @ ING Direct (Acquired By Capital One For $9b) – Banking. Current Advisory Roles: Galileo Ventures – Program Coach. Uprise – Advisory Board Member. Former Advisory Roles: Incubate – Mentor; Muru-D – Mentor