Mike Allman is co-founder & Executive Chairman of Voterfied, an online platform that will revolutionize the way elected officials and government officials interact with their constituents. Mayors or congressional representatives can pose questions and provide information on the platform, allowing voters to take a stance on issues and express their opinions.
Mike grew up in rural western Michigan, in a small town called Spring Lake. His father was a salesman and his mother a secretary....
Dawn Barry is President & Co-Founder of LunaDNA, created by co-founders of the $40 billion DNA sequencing leader Illumina, which also hails from San Diego. LunaDNA incentivizes the sharing of health and DNA data for research by rewarding people for sharing the data they already own while contributing to medical research and discovery that saves lives.
What really sets LunaDNA apart is that people who share their data are able to get shares of ownership in the company, something that’s...
Sergey Sundukovskiy Co-Founder, CTO, and CPO of Raken, a field management solution for the construction industry.
Tune in to hear all about Sergey's journey from Ukraine to UC San Diego, and his career path to entrepreneurship.
Have you ever met someone who has never eaten a taco? Listen to Sergey's story!
Thanks to Cox Business for their support of the local startup ecosystem.
Meet Dan Hendricks, North County resident since 2002, a retired Navy Captain who specialized in nuclear engineering, and is the Founder of Open Source Maker Lab (OSML). OSML is an innovation lab for makers and developers of new products. Once retired, he began working with his kids and their high school’s robotics clubs where he quickly realized there are a lot of energetic people out there who didn’t have a way to connect or build. And so OSML was born. The favorite phrase and criteria for...
In this episode of Tacos and Tech Podcast, we went to Seismic Software headquarters, where we sat down with CEO and Founder, Doug Winter. Seismic help sales and marketing teams work together much more efficiently and effectively when it comes to dealing with problems regarding content and sales cycles. They use advanced machine learning to automatically eliminate the painful parts of the sales cycles.
Tacos & Tech Podcast · 13 - Doug Winter - CEO & Founder of Seismic Software
In another episode of Tacos and Tech Podcast, we went to Classy Headquarters to talk with Scot Chisholm, CEO and co-founder. Classy is a social enterprise fundraising software company that is focused specifically on working with non-profit organizations to grow online revenue. Its online fundraising platform gives nonprofits easy, effective, and customizable solutions to manage their fundraising efforts.
Tacos & Tech Podcast · 12 - Scot Chisholm - CEO & Co-founder of Classy
We sat down with Samantha Urban, founder and CEO of Urban Translations, in this episode of Tacos and Tech Podcast. Urban Translations is a hospitality platform that provides digital menu solutions for restaurants, hotels, and airlines to increase your bottom line and overall experience for management, staff, and guests.
Tacos & Tech Podcast · 9 - Samantha Urban - Founder & CEO of Urban Translations
Meet Jason Pang, serial entrepreneur and most recently co-founder of Whiff, which helps people find their perfect scent.
While Jason originally thought he was going to be an Accenture lifer, he quickly got a taste of the startup life as the first employee of DivX in 2000. He joined Jordan Greenhall, Tay Nguyen, Darrius Thompson, Jerome Rota and rode it through an IPO in 2006 and up to a market cap of $1.1 billion. Interesting tidbits: DivX was started in a General Atomics building in UTC...
Meet Sarah Lubeck, Director of Marketing and Communications for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (SD EDC) and San Diego evangelist.
Sarah grew up in Philly and is still a lifelong Eagles fan but found herself in San Diego seven years ago after chasing the surf and working as a journalist and freelance writer.
Learn about what gift Sarah would give San Diego, what percentage of East Coast Ph.D.s can point to San Diego on the map, and how a Japanese delegation...
Meet James Martin, founder and CEO of Rally Corp., a messaging platform that engages customers by shortening the feedback loop.
James, a former Texas police officer, entered the tech world after he drew the short stick to reset computers in his department. His sergeant suggested he get a degree in technology, which eventually led him to business analysis in the public safety industry.
James eventually joined Tyler Technologies and which went from 30 employees to a public company while...