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Startup Grind Sacramento Hosts Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Ex-Apple)

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Guy Kawasaki, Canva/Ex-Apple

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THIS IS A LIVE STREAM EVENT. Chief evangelist of Canva ( Formerly, Chief Evangelist at Apple ( an adviser to the Motorola business unit of Google. Author of 13 best-selling books about Social Media. We will LiveStream fireside chat with Guy Kawasaki ( directly from Google HQ in Silicon Valley. He will be interviewed by CEO of Startup Grind, Derek Andersen ( Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, a graphics-design online service, and an executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment, and many other books. Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. THE LINK FOR THE LIVESTREAM WILL BE SENT OUT HALF AN HOUR BEFORE START TIME TO THOSE THAT HAVE REGISTERED.


10:00 am Live Stream

Hosted By Rich Foreman, Director of Startup Grind Sacramento

Sacramento Chapter Director Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Rich Foreman ( is the founding director of the Sacramento Chapter of Startup Grind. In his day job, Rich is the CEO of Apptology ( He leads Apptology with 20 years of experience in leadership, engineering, mobile application development and sales. Rich has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington, an MPA from Troy State University and was an officer in the U.S. Navy. Rich recently co-authored his first book, “Tap into the Mobile Economy (" His blog ( been listed in the top 20 Mobile Marketing Blogs of 2014 ( He has been featured on KCRA3 (, NEWS10 (, Tech AM PowerDrive (, SiliconIndia (, the Sacramento Business Journal (, and the Sacramento Bee (
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @ApptologyCEO (

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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 150 cities and 65 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 ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (