Sam Agarwal / AppZoro Technologies, Inc.
Founder and CEO
Sam Agarwal is an Innovative Applications Developer. Sam is the founder and CEO of AppZoro Technologies, Inc. – an experienced team of full-stack mobile app developers and web designers. He holds a BS in Computer Science and is working on his Master’s at Georgia Tech. Sam is an Advisor of Mobile App Technology for the Atlanta Tech Village, one of the U.S. leading co-working space entities located in Atlanta, Georgia.
From concept to market-ready digital product, AppZoro is your single-source for everything from complex programming and database development to payment integrations and front-end design. With AppZoro’s in-house team of Agile Coders and Inventive Designers, you’ll get consistent high-quality work at a startup-friendly price.
Sam is also an experienced businessman. In addition to the work he does with AppZoro, he is Vice President of Sara Hospitality – an international, family-owned furniture manufacturer based in India, serving the US hospitality industry. He has been materially involved since he was 18 and is responsible for procurement, marketing, sales, customer service and finance for the business. In this role, he has learned the key elements of “grind” to build a successful startup.
Through Atlanta Tech Village, and as a private consultant, Sam helps business owners develop sound digital strategies that leverage both current and emerging technologies to increase revenues, streamline productivity, attract investors, and nurture customer relationships.
Lisa Ann Landry / Paradigm Shifts Training and Development
Lisa Ann Landry is a social media strategist and the President of Paradigm Shifts Training and Development, a company that has three primary lines of business – content development and delivery, vision board workshops and retreats, and social media/e-mail marketing strategy. Lisa Ann is no stranger to the challenges of small business ownership, having spent 21 years as an entrepreneur after a 14-year career in corporate America.
Lisa Ann is a certified coach who has combined her technical aptitude, developed from her years working at IBM, with her leadership and training skills to address the demands that small business owners have with understanding and crafting social media and e-mail marketing strategy. Today Lisa Ann works with service based entrepreneurs to advance their use of social media to market their products and services. Her high-impact content marketing strategies help entrepreneurs boost their online image and visibility, protect their reputation, and improve business results.
Lisa Ann is the best-selling author of Content Marketing: How to Get Started: The Little Pink Spoons Method, a book born out of working with clients who wanted a guide to step them through creating a content marketing strategy. She is an international trainer, a Constant Contact Authorized Local Expert and consultant. She is a frequent guest on radio talk shows on the subject of social media marketing strategy.
Lauren Hunt / Rep Your Act Acting Competition
Founder / Creator
Lauren is the CEO of HOTT (Hunt’s Over the Top) Theatre for Children, created to share the gift of theatre with children. Her credentials include a bachelor’s degree in Theatre from Auburn University, a Masters of Elementary Education, and a personal resume of acting in many stage plays and short films.