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Jason Dyer: Eggplanter, and Glenn Carver: HEAT Ventures

Jason E. Dyer/Eggplanter, LLC

Jason E. Dyer/Eggplanter, LLCJason E. Dyer is CEO and co-founder of Eggplanter, a law practice technology startup dedicated to building superior software through radical simplicity. Dyer believes that the practice of law is too complex and important for clunky software.

Dyer has presented on the future of legal technology at law schools and legal conferences in the United States and abroad. He holds a Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law.

In additional to leading strategy and fundraising, Dyer focuses on product development for CaseCurrent, Eggplanter’s flagship attorney marketing and referral platform.

Anita Fong/Eggplanter, LLC

Anita is the co-founder and Marketing Consultant for Eggplanter. She is responsible for a wide range of marketing tasks such asAnita Fong/Eggplanter, LLC market search, pitch presentation, social media, and tracking Google Analytics.



Glenn Carver/HEAT Ventures

Glenn Carver’s first book, Stand in the HEAT, has finally been released after 27 months of gestation. It’s a “survival guide” for entrepreneurs on how to stand in the heat emotionally and financially!

Glenn Carver is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, where he currently resides with his wife, Lisa, and son, Grant. He is a speaker, author, statewide television host, entrepreneur, Proud Papa and student of life. He has flown an airplane solo, been skydiving, bungee jumping, rappelling, attended Jim Russell Racers Driving School, and done stand-up comedy at the Punchline in Atlanta. He loves his family, beautiful music, speedy cars, engaging people and laughing until it hurts!  Glenn Carver/HEAT Ventures

Glenn has a passion for free enterprise, capitalism and entrepreneurship. With a total commitment to personal development and human potential, he has demonstrated through his sincere communication style how to motivate and inspire business professionals throughout North America and South Africa. He is a world-class communicator who is able to connect and develop rapport with audiences of any nature. He has an in-depth understanding of human nature, business process and the psychology of selling.

Glenn is currently the Vice President of Sales Engine, a Sandler Training franchise in Alpharetta, Georgia. Sandler Training is a world leader in innovative sales and sales management training that assists high achieving professionals and organizations increase top line revenues by installing transferable and repeatable selling systems.

In February 2010, Glenn was inspired to write his first book on entrepreneurship called Stand in the HEAT: Lessons from Legendary Entrepreneurs on Staying Cool under Pressure. It is Glenn’s personal mission to empower today’s entrepreneurs with inspiration and strategies for long-term success through his speaking, writing and online information products.


Outsourced Mobile Divisions with Andrea Busse: IntelaText and The Dirty “D” Word with Mari LaScala and Sarah Levy: Divorce Concierge Service

Andrea Busse/IntelaText                                                                                

Andrea Busse is considered a global authority in mobile engagement technologies and continues to out-innovate the market with IntelaText’s un-matched combination of over 25 customer engagement technologies, easily adapted for any industry or company’s initiatives. Through her futuristic thinking, Andrea ensures that IntelaText remains the front runner in innovation while maintaining a solid set of proven business solutions for mobile engagement. Since founding the company in 2004, she has been responsible for the rapid growth and acquisition of major accounts including NASA, Sunglass Hut, ESPN, AT&T, Pantech, NCAA Football/Basketball, Coca-Cola and UPS. She also pioneered the first mobile platform capable of sending mobile communications world-wide in over 200 languages and dialects, and was awarded ‘Mobile Marketer of the Year’ at the Tech Marketing Awards in 2011.


Mari LaScala/ Divorce Concierge Service

Mari graduated from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and earned her Law Degree from Loyola University New Orleans. Mari has practiced Family Law in Atlanta for the past nine years, compassionately guiding her clients through divorces, child custody disputes, child support disputes and other domestic legal actions. Mari also has served as a Guardian ad Litem in contested custody cases. Mari’s passion to help people through the divorce process led her to leave her thriving law practice and create Divorce Concierge Service. Although Mari no longer provides legal representation, she uses her legal knowledge and experience to successfully support clients at Divorce Concierge Service.


Sarah Levy/Divorce Concierge Service

Sarah Levy, co-owner of Divorce Concierge Service with Mari LaScala, graduated from WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis and began her career in advertising in New York City. She spent eight years working as an Account Supervisor at advertising agencies with high demand clients that included Mercedes- Benz, Diet Coke and Southwestern Bell. Since moving to Atlanta, Sarah has worked in advertising and launched a children’s website. Currently, she is a practicing life and logistics coach. Her ability to get things done is unmatched.




Stephanie Hill: Women in Technology and Dr. Marilyn Carroll with KSAP5i

Stephanie Hill/ Women in Technology

Prior to joining WIT as Executive Director, Stephanie Hill most recently served as managing principal, business development for Magellan Associates LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in helping companies transform organizations into sustainable models of collaboration and productivity. Prior to that, she served as chief financial officer for the IT Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), a national non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating executive talent among African-American IT professionals.

Hill has an MBA from Emory’s Goizueta School of Business, and obtained her BS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Her previous roles have included serving as senior vice president of Debit Card Technology at Bank of America, Charlotte, as well as chief information officer at UPS Capital, Atlanta.

Founded in 2004, the WIT Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization that supports the philanthropic aims of WIT, Inc. The WIT Foundation focuses on pre-career programs, awarding cash grants to area organizations and non-profits focusing on girls and STEM.

WIT starts early guiding women in technology toward success, and the WIT Foundation-created Girls Get IT program is a perfect example. WIT creates a community of female students of all ages, partners them with local professional women in technology, then helps them make informed decisions about careers in science, technology, engineering and math.


Dr. Marilyn Carroll/KSAP5i A Career Management Education Company

Marilyn Carroll, Ph.D. is the founder and CEO of KSAP5i, Inc. A Career Management Education Company, Dr. Marilyn is responsible for developing and overseeing 21st century career management tools and educational programs and resources for institutional and retail clients. She serves as a Visiting Professor to several universities. She is the mother of two and an active community leader. Serving as board chairs for Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates and United Way’s Women Leadership Cabinet.