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Princeton Tech Meetup #21 w/ Chris Kuenne

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Speaker: Chris Kuenne

Topic: The Growth Playbook: 5 Cornerstones to live by
Agenda:
7:00 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking.
7:20 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers.
Demo / Pitches
7:35 - Odinix - Siva Singaram
7:40 - ggfinances - Vladimir Harutyunyan
7:45 - What Are Minds For / Vognition - Michael Liguori
7:50 - Chris Kuenne - The Growth Playbook: 5 Cornerstones to live by
8:50 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill.
8:55 - Wrap-Up, discussion of Meetup, feedback and opportunities for improvement or future topics.
8:59 - End of formal part of meeting.
9:00 - Exit Venue and head to After Hours Party - Location: TBA
More About the Speaker:
Chris Kuenne - Founder and CEO, Rosemark Capital Group and Founder and Non-Executive Chairman, Rosetta
Chris founded Rosetta in 1998 and was its Chairman & CEO until May 2013, when he became its Non-Executive Chairman. Throughout Chris’ 28-year management career, he has been focused on developing and deploying breakthrough marketing and operational solutions based on intellectual property scaled through technology. This fascination motivated him to found Rosetta and pilot its aggressive growth trajectory, and now forms the basis for Rosemark Capital Group.
In 2010, Rosetta became the largest independent digital agency in the world and was named the #1 agency to watch by Advertising Age. In 2011, Rosetta was sold to the Publicis Groupe for a record $575M. Prior to founding Rosetta, Chris co-led the retail marketing practice at First Manhattan Consulting Group and prior to that, spent 10 years in marketing management at Johnson & Johnson, leading the Band Aid and Tylenol Brand franchises.
Chris is a lecturer at Princeton University in Technology & Entrepreneurship and a guest lecturer at New York University. He is a Board Member of Princeton Day School and The New School University. He has written numerous articles, addressed industry conferences and served many Fortune 500 CEOs in the pharmaceutical, financial services, and consumer packaged goods industries.
Chris graduated from Princeton University in 1985 with a B.A. in History and graduated from the Harvard Business School with Honors in 1989. He lives in Princeton, NJ and Shelburne, VT with his wife Leslie and their three sons, Peter, William and Matthew.
More about the companies presenting:
Odinix
We at Odinix are combining the most child-friendly technology, design and gameplay to redefine learning apps. Our adaptive system will not only allow your child to excel in class but also accelerate past it to the next level. Parents are kept well-informed with a comprehensive and personalized study plan. Our first app "Turbo Math - Sea Buddies" will improve the speed and accuracy of the child in Math. Since the learning is tied closely to the classroom and to a standard, nationwide syllabus, children and parents meet at a happy medium where children are having fun while learning at the same time.
ggfinances
ggfinances is a blogging platform for financial professionals. Nowadays financial data is very expansive, creating a financial blog or a website even more.
We created this blogging platform to save people money and give them opportunity to share their content in our main stream and in their social networks without much hassle. Our goal is to make ggfinances blogging platform/social network for investors, traders and for other bloggers who like our platform.
What Are Minds For / Vognition - Michael Liguori
What Are Minds For, Inc.What Are Minds For, Inc. (WRM4) provides an enhanced voice recognition solution, called VognitionTM, which enables consumers (and commercial users) to voice control electronic devices in the home through smart phone apps. No more inconvenience of navigating a series of apps and menus and it provides the sci-fi experience of Captain Picard asking the replicator for “Earl Grey Tea … hot.” VognitionTM is the solution. VognitionTM is the only voice control platform technology that currently runs on Apple and Android, enabling companies to quickly and easily add voice vocabulary to their products and services through the cloud. To view VognitionTM in action the following is a video of voice control of a thermostat http://whataremindsfor.com/project/radio-thermostat/ or go to the Apple store and download “Voice RT” and try speaking to it.
Michael V. Liguori - A Robotics & AI enthusiast that has looked at what products will have to be in the market first, before we have pervasive technologies in our lives. Pervasive technologies support humanities growth as a tool within society. I want, my company, What Are Minds For, Inc. (WRM4) at the forefront of providing disruptive human interaction technologies such as voice, gesture, NLPs, NLUs to support society’s changes with them.