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Entries from February 2021

Chris Hale, Kountable Inc

February 23rd, 2021 · Comments

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Chris Hale is Founder and CEO of Kountable, Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company actively solving the world’s distribution problem by building a trust network for global trade that integrates, digitzes and optimizes collaboration between qualified big and small players. Its cloud-based global trade platform delivers transparency, governance and efficiency in trade by connecting the biggest global sellers with the most qualified buyers in challenging economies. For more information on Kountable go to https://www.kountable.com/

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Patrick Frank, Patient Partner

February 22nd, 2021 · Comments

Patrick.jpgPatrick Frank is the co-founder and chief operating officer of Patient Partner, a free platform that pairs future surgical patients with a “surgery mentor” who has undergone the same surgery. A savvy business leader, he helped scale Patient Partner into a million-dollar business in less than six months. For more information on Patient Partner go to https://www.patientpartner.com/

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Dr. Reggie Edgerton and Parag Gad, SpineX

February 16th, 2021 · Comments

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Dr. Reggie Edgerton received his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Michigan State University, Masters from University of Iowa and BS from East Carolina University. He is currently the Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and a Distinguished Professor of the Departments of Neurobiology and Neurosurgery. He is also the chair of the scientific advisor board and Co-Founder of SpineX. He has been teaching and conducting research at UCLA for over 40 years. His research is focused on how the neural networks in the lumbar spinal cord of mammals, including humans, regain control of standing, stepping and voluntary control of fine movements after paralysis, and how can these motor functions be modified by chronically imposing activity-dependent interventions after spinal cord injury.
 
Parag
 
Parag graduated from Mumbai University, Mumbai, India in 2008 with a Bachelors in Engineering in Biomedical Engineering. In the fall of 2008, he started grad school at UCLA working under Dr. V Reggie Edgerton towards his masters and PhD. in Biomedical Engineering. He received his masters and PhD in 2010 and 2013 respectively. Both his masters and PhD thesis were focused on locomotion rehabilitation and improvement in bladder function using spinal cord stimulation after paralysis. Parag has been working as a Scientist at UCLA in the department of Neurobiology under Dr. V Reggie Edgerton’s guidance. In 2019 Parag Co-founded SpineX Inc. and took on the role as founding CEO. For more information about SpineX go to https://spinex.co/

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Jason Junge, Pointer Top

February 15th, 2021 · Comments

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Jason Junge is an MIT/Kellogg-educated Business Strategy expert in high-tech that has worked with companies ranging from new startups to Microsoft, to craft and execute successful growth strategies. He is currently CEO of PointerTop, an innovative Remote Sales and Service Software company based in Tempe, AZ. For more information on PointerTop go to https://www.pointertop.com/

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Eric Morley, Blue C

February 15th, 2021 · Comments

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Eric Morley is the passionate Co-Founder and COO of Blue C, a Costa Mesa-based brand strategy and creative marketing agency. Since 1998, he has been helping companies across both B2B and B2C segments create brand strategies, campaign development, strategic design, content creation, and digital marketing strategies with a goal of outperforming the competition. Most recently, Morley led the Blue C team through the public launch of its proprietary BrandPWR platform, a strategic branding process that helps brands more effectively connect with key audiences. BrandPWR is the accumulation of Morley and Blue C's tried-and-true branding practices - a platform which enables clients to BRAND BOLD and build the most solid foundation for enjoying sustainable, long-term results.

 

Eric co-founded Blue C in 1998 and since then, has supported over 12,000 marketing projects for clients, including 500+ rebrands and 1,000+ new company brand launches. Outside of the office, Eric volunteers his time with philanthropies including Boy Scouts of America, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Goodwill of OC, Wounded Warrior Project, Second Harvest Food Bank and more. Eric is a co-founder (along with Wing Lam of SoCal's popular Wahoo's restaurant chain) of the California Love Drop, a non-profit that has served over 18,000 meals to more than 180 front line responders. In addition to philanthropy, Eric speaks as various Orange County universities, high schools and marketing and advertising professional organizations to share his decades of branding and marketing experience. When not working or volunteering his time, you'll find Eric in Baja Mexico 16 weekends out of the year, where he has raced and won the Baja 1000, an annual off-road motorsport race. 

 

To learn more about Blue C’s BrandPWR platform and services, please visit www.bluecusa.com or call (714) 540-5700.

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