On Oct. 22nd, 2019 SalesIntel’s CEO and Founder, Manoj Ramnani joined three other DC executives on a Startup Social’s founders panel discussion. The panel of founders shared their experience on what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur.
Startup Social is a community based platform for entrepreneurs in the Washington, DC Metro area seeking to make meaningful connections, collaborate, share ideas, challenges and successes, and learn how to thrive in a startup ecosystem by learning from the experiences of successful founders.
The theme for the Startup Social inaugural event, “A Founders Journey” provides insights from four successful CEOs to share their story and lessons learned on their startup journey. DC area entrepreneurs are invited to attend this inaugural event to learn more about what it takes to build a successful startup.
Founder Panel Members:
Manoj Ramnani, Founder and CEO of SalesIntel, a company committed to providing the highest quality B2B contact data on the market. SalesIntel research team hand-verifies every contact to ensure 95% accuracy on data. As the CEO, Manoj drives the strategic vision of SalesIntel, establishes and fosters key partnerships, and is building out the executive team that will make SalesIntel the leader of the data sector. Prior to SalesIntel, Manoj founded CircleBack that automatically keeps all address books up-to-date, on every device. With more than 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in the information technology space, Manoj’s expertise encompasses everything from creating successful professional services, consumer products, and enterprise solutions, to founding and growing businesses in the healthcare, eLearning, and federal verticals.
Joe Falit, Co-founder and CEO of Yombu (www.yombu.com), a software and biometric company focused on creating digital-first client experiences for all areas of the customer lifecycle. Joe previously worked in the strategy group at JPMorgan Chase and was an SVP at Citibank. He also spent time in management consulting.
Dan Simpkins, an experienced entrepreneur who previously founded and led two successful startup companies: SALIX Technologies and Hillcrest Labs. Simpkins recently founded and is now CEO of Domusys, Inc. a new IoT technology startup focused on helping consumers manage and maintain their largest asset, their home. Simpkins holds more than 20 U.S. patents.
Judy Schramm is the CEO of ProResource, a social media agency that creates strong personal brands for CEOs and their leadership teams. By using social media to communicate effectively and enhance relationships with customers, partners, investors, media and employees, the executives can grow their businesses faster and have a greater impact on the world. Clients include hundreds of executives at Fortune 50 companies as well as funded startups and more established businesses. She has been named a Top 10 LinkedIn Marketing Superstar; she blogs, speaks often at industry events, has written several ebooks.