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Randy Hucks (Flippbox / Silicon Bay Partners)

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Randy Hucks (Flippbox / Silicon Bay Partners)

A proven leader with more than 15 years of C-level experience, Randy is the founder and interim CEO of Flippbox, a firm which is proudly relocating to Sacramento from the east coast. He also currently serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s parent company, Silicon Bay Partners, a business incubator and holding company. He launched his first startup, an employment screening services firm, in 1994 and has since served as Managing Partner of various holding companies involved in ventures ranging from real estate to employment screening and data retrieval sectors.


06:00 PM Networking and Food

07:00 PM Fireside Chat

08:00 PM Networking

Hosted By Rich Foreman, Sacramento Director

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 (

Twitter: @ApptologyCEO ( Global Partner

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