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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 200 cities and 85 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, & investors.

The monthly events are open to anyone interested or involved in startups and there are no annual or membership fees.

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Upcoming events (2)

Boulder: Hannah Wanderer, Senior Vice President of Customer Success & Digital In

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-denver-presents-boulder-hannah-wanderer-senior-vice-president-of-customer-success-digital-innovation-zayo-group/ The evening will include a Fireside chat with Hannah Wanderer, Senior Vice President of Customer Success & Digital Innovation , Zayo Group, as well as networking with food and drinks. Hannah Wanderer is senior vice president of Customer Success & Digital Innovation at Zayo. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing Tranzact, Customer Service, Accounts Receivable, Big Data and Digital Marketing. Hannah’s passion is for providing an effortless experience. She achieves this by partnering customer service and technology to make the customers experience an intrinsic part of the company's strategy and culture. One of the original Zayo team members, Hannah has served in a variety of operation, development, IT, service delivery, customer care, product and sales operations roles. Hannah joined Zayo from VoicePipe Communications where she served as Operations Director. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Hannah is an active supporter of the entrepreneurial community in the front range, and in creating a community of leaders who inspire, support and drive change through Greenhouse Scholars, Colorado Technology Association, Denver/Boulder Startup Week and Women in Technology. Agenda 6:00 PM: Food, drinks, networking 6:30 PM: Fireside Chat 7:30 PM: Food, drinks, networking --- Speaker Hannah Wanderer - Zayo Group (Senior Vice President Customer Success and Digital Innovation) Hannah Wanderer is Senior VP of Customer Success & Digital Innovation at Zayo. In her role, she is responsible for overseeing Tranzact, Customer Service, Accounts Receivable, Big Data and Digital Marketing. One of the original Zayo team members, Hannah has served in a variety of operation, development, IT, service delivery, customer care, product and sales operations roles. Hosted By Doug Thorner, Denver Chapter Director Doug Thorner is the Denver Chapter Director for Startup Grind. In addition Doug is the Cofounder/President at Drumfire Sales Search. Drumfire is solving the sales equation - process software and people for emerging technology products and services. Doug is passionate about startups and helping them build and grow their business. Doug has over 15 years of human capital and business development experience, and has successfully launched the US offices of two international firms and spearheaded multiple new ventures regionally. He has provided RPO solutions for startups to Fortune 500 companies, and has a proven track record of developing new business and cultivating long-term strategic relationships. Doug has written and contributed to various articles focused on job creation and the economy and is frequently a guest speaker and panelist at related events. Sabina Zolot, Co-Director, SG Denver Sabina Zolot is the Co-director for Startup Grind Denver. Sabina has over 16 years of event management experience both professionally for organizations such as Hillel of Colorado and the Anti-Defamation League and as a volunteer for organizations including Boulder Community Health and Colorado State University Alumni Association. She has planned and managed a wide range of events including more intimate events such as professional organization and networking events, trainings and meetings and large events including golf tournaments and fundraising lunches and dinners with over 400 people. Sabina also managed a travel company and researched and planned trips for small businesses and individuals. Most recently Sabina has worked on projects for Vail Resorts and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsorss Flatiron School (https://flatironschool.com/) Team 5280 Homes Remote Panda (https://www.remotepanda.com/) Partners Galvanize Boulder (https://www.galvanize.com/campuses/boulder) Lyft (https://www.lyft.com/) Drumfire Sales Search (http://drumfiress.com/) Motivational Media (https://www.motivationalmedia.net/) --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-denver-presents-boulder-hannah-wanderer-senior-vice-president-of-customer-success-digital-innovation-zayo-group/

Tony Blank, Director of Community Development Twilio Sendgrid

WorkAbility - Uptown at the Sudler

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-denver-presents-tony-blank-director-of-community-development-twilio-sendgrid/ The evening will include a Fireside chat with Tony Blank, Director of Community Development Twilio Sendgrid, as well as networking with food and drinks. Tony's work experience reflects his passion for music and technology. His first career was as an audio engineer in Atlanta. More recently, he built a data center in South Carolina for Google, built products at a number of start-ups, and led the developer relations program at Context.IO. Currently, he enjoys talking to companies and accelerators about Twilio SendGrid on the Community Development team. In the gaps between gigs, he enjoys playing live music in bars and beeeeer. Agenda 6:00 PM: Food, drinks, networking 6:30 PM: Fireside Chat 7:30 PM: Food, drinks, networking --- Speaker Tony Blank - Twilio Sendgrid (Director Community Development) Tony's work experience reflects his passion for music and technology. His first career was as an audio engineer in Atlanta. More recently, he built a data center in South Carolina for Google, built products at a number of start-ups, and led the developer relations program at Context.IO. He enjoys talking to companies and accelerators about Twilio SendGrid on the Community Development team. Hosted By Doug Thorner, Denver Chapter Director Doug Thorner is the Denver Chapter Director for Startup Grind. In addition Doug is the Cofounder/President at Drumfire Sales Search. Drumfire is solving the sales equation - process software and people for emerging technology products and services. Doug is passionate about startups and helping them build and grow their business. Doug has over 15 years of human capital and business development experience, and has successfully launched the US offices of two international firms and spearheaded multiple new ventures regionally. He has provided RPO solutions for startups to Fortune 500 companies, and has a proven track record of developing new business and cultivating long-term strategic relationships. Doug has written and contributed to various articles focused on job creation and the economy and is frequently a guest speaker and panelist at related events. Sabina Zolot, Co-Director, SG Denver Sabina Zolot is the Co-director for Startup Grind Denver. Sabina has over 16 years of event management experience both professionally for organizations such as Hillel of Colorado and the Anti-Defamation League and as a volunteer for organizations including Boulder Community Health and Colorado State University Alumni Association. She has planned and managed a wide range of events including more intimate events such as professional organization and networking events, trainings and meetings and large events including golf tournaments and fundraising lunches and dinners with over 400 people. Sabina also managed a travel company and researched and planned trips for small businesses and individuals. Most recently Sabina has worked on projects for Vail Resorts and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Sponsorss Flatiron School (https://flatironschool.com/) AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. (https://amerifirstloan.com/) Conscious Energy Consultants (http://www.consciousec.com/) Salt (https://saltlending.com/) Sheer Impact (https://www.sheer-impact.com/) Remote Panda (https://www.remotepanda.com/) Signal HQ (https://signal-hq.com/) Partners Workability (https://www.workability.works/) Team 5280 Homes Ian's (https://ianspizza.com/denver/) Ratio Beer Works (http://ratiobeerworks.com/) Wodka Voka (http://wodkawodka.com/) Lyft (https://www.lyft.com/) Motivational Media (https://www.motivationalmedia.net/) Drumfire Sales Search (http://drumfiress.com/) --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-denver-presents-tony-blank-director-of-community-development-twilio-sendgrid/

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