Founder Interviews

An Interview with Erica Swallow

Thu 09 Feb 2017 | By:
erica swallow

Erica Swallow is a status-quo-wrecker and founder of Southern Swallow digital strategy consultancy. She works with corporate, startup, and public sector clients to help them communicate their visions effectively on the web. Alongside her consulting work, Erica enjoys discovering and telling stories worth knowing through her writings in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal,

An Interview with Alberto Altamirano

Wed 08 Feb 2017 | By:
Alberto Altamirano Headshot

Alberto Altamirano is an entrepreneur, public speaker, columnist and political strategist. His interest in public policy and community involvement has led him to work at places like the Texas House of Representatives, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Senate and the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Driven by his passion for technology, urban development and

An Interview with Alejandro Rioja

Tue 24 Jan 2017 | By:
Alejandro Rioja

Alejandro Rioja is an entrepreneur from Bolivia, about to graduate from UCLA with a Computer Science degree. He started Flux Ventures, a holdings company that owns Flux Chargers, the #1 rated portable charger selling in over 75 countries; Flux.LA, a killer web design and SEO agency; and Flux Capital, a Venture Capital firm that invests

An Interview with Carlos Vaz

Thu 19 Jan 2017 | By:
Carlos Vaz

Carlos Vaz is the Co-Founder/CEO of CONTI Organization. His passion, discipline and creativity coupled with his extensive real estate experience have yielded a portfolio of over 1,400 units his first year in the multifamily business. He has been involved in over $400 million in real estate transactions. Carlos is passionate about building a solid vertically integrated

An Interview with Matt Certo

Tue 17 Jan 2017 | By:
Matt Certo

Matt Certo serves as the CEO & Principal of Findsome & Winmore, an Orlando, Florida-based digital marketing agency. He’s also the author of Found: Connecting with Customers in the Digital Age. Originally called WebSolvers, the company’s first client was his alma mater, Rollins College, where at the age of 19 he put the college’s website together

An Interview with Glen Wieland

Mon 16 Jan 2017 | By:
Glen Wieland Headshot

Glen Wieland is a partner at Wieland Hilado & DeLattre. Glen was born and raised in Orlando, FL., and strongly influenced by his father, who was one of the original workers’ comp lawyers in Central Florida. Glen completed his undergraduate studies at Presbyterian College in South Carolina before receiving his law degree from The Cumberland

An Interview with Maria Yuan

Fri 13 Jan 2017 | By:
Maria Yuan

Maria Yuan is the Founder of IssueVoter, a non-partisan platform that helps users make their voice heard in Washington and track how elected officials vote – holding politicians accountable and informing decisions at election time. How awesome is that?! IssueVoter’s mission is to give everyone a voice in our democracy by making civic engagement accessible,