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Darren McAdams (FoodJets)
Darren McAdams is a Sacramento native and played baseball at Sac City College and Sacramento State University. He dropped out of college in 1993 to start his first company Food To You out of a garage in Citrus Heights, CA. They started by offering delivery from about 12 restaurants. Food To You now operates in 13 markets in 6 states with 1,500 restaurant partners.
In 2015, Darren began the FoodJets service which promises to deliver food in 10 minutes. The service is currently available in a limited delivery zone. Customers order through an app that's available for iPhone and Android devices.
06:00 PM Networking and Food
07:00 PM Fireside Chat
08:00 PM Networking
Hosted By Rich Foreman, Sacramento Director
Rich Foreman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/apptologyceo) is the founding director of the Sacramento Chapter of Startup Grind. In his day job, Rich is the CEO of Apptology (http://apptology.com/). 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 (http://www.amazon.com/Tap-into-Mobile-Economy-Appreneurs/dp/061575600X)." His blog (http://apptology.com/blog/)has been listed in the top 20 Mobile Marketing Blogs of 2014 (http://www.neonsms.ie/blog/the-top-20-mobile-marketing-blogs-of-2014/). He has been featured on KCRA3 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0iic0wGLYU&feature=youtu.be), NEWS10 (http://archive.news10.net/video/default.aspx?bctid=2328367308001), Tech AM PowerDrive (http://www.techampowerdrive.com/), SiliconIndia (http://mobile.siliconindia.com/company/apptology-catid-17-cid-306.html), the Sacramento Business Journal (http://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/print-edition/2012/10/05/folsom-apptology-apps-small-business.html), and the Sacramento Bee (http://www.sacbee.com/2014/02/16/6160239/folsom-appreneur-rich-foreman.html).
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