What advice would you give to a student who wanted to follow in your footsteps
I tried something entrepreneurial a few years after college and again 16 years after college. I don`t know that there`s an ideal time to start a company, but I think the skills you can acquire working for someone else`s company and more importantly the relationships you build over time can be big assets for an entrepreneur who must tackle a lot of varied challenges.
What PROFESSIONAL experience(s) had the greatest developmental impact you?
Being a research analyst and spending a lot of time analyzing internet companies taught me to think critically and evaluate an opportunity as an investor would.
What is the best piece of advice you have every received?
What advice would you give to an experienced professional (5-10 years work experience)
looking to transition into a career in you
Keep your network alive, and get involved in a community of entrepreneurs. They can be an amazing resource for vendor leads, contract language, emotional support and a key source of knowledge to fill in the gaps on areas where your functional expertise falls short.
List favorite personal or professional development resources (e.g. books, periodical,