MY PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
I am a leading-edge technologist working predominantly in the DTC/B2C/B2B2C/consumer product industry.
As an ENTREPRENEUR/CXO, I’ve sold 1, built 6 and crashed 2 companies.
As an INVESTOR, I work across all sectors, industries and asset classes.
MY WORK ACTIVITIES
- CO-OWN a company in the pet category.
- CO-OWN a company in telecom tower leasing and edge computing.
- INCUBATE, DEVELOP, LAUNCH AND GROW ideas, products and companies, mostly in the DTC/B2C/B2B2C/consumer products industry:
- I am currently incubating a token technology platform for the outdoor and active lifestyle industry to help the industry.
- FUTURIST: I research and understand technology trends in the context of cultural, societal, geopolitical and economic factors to gain clarity about the future and position for success. I publish forward guidance, predictions and action plans for the consumer product industry, speak at events and consult.
- BUILD and PUBLISH methodologies, processes, tools, spreadsheets, diagrams, resource lists, research, data and software to help me in my own projects, and which I make available to help other startups and established consumer product companies. See my web2 consumer brand startup framework and my token tech/web3 for consumer brands roadmap.
- INVEST across all sectors, industries and asset classes, with a focus on ideas and prospects in the DTC/B2C/B2B2C/consumer brands sector.
MY CURRENT NEEDS
- I always seek to connect with consumer brand industry professionals. Reach out to me here or connect with me on LinkedIn.
- A NoSQL database developer to partner with me on a token technology platform project for the outdoor and active lifestyle industry.
- A generalist marketer, but one with strengths in community engagement to partner with me on a token technology platform project for the outdoor and active lifestyle industry.
MY PERSONAL LIFE
- PURSUITS: active with cycling, dogs, hiking, overlanding, photography/videography, shooting sports (archery and firearms), rock climbing/bouldering, skiing (uphill, downhill and XC) and weightlifting.
- FARMING. I live on a farm in Colorado with my wife and dogs where we grow using regenerative agriculture.
HOW TO GET THE BEST USE OF MY CONTENT AND KNOWLEDGE
Key sections of my website:
- INSPIRATION & WISDOM. Quotes that have inspired me.
- FUTURE MAP FOR CONSUMER BRANDS. I research and understand technology trends in the context of cultural, societal, and geopolitical factors to gain clarity about the future and position for success. I publish forward guidance, predictions and action plans for the consumer product industry.
- DTC STARTUP ROADMAP FOR DTC/B2C/B2B2C/consumer brand startups. I use cost-effective methods that can lead to more sales – faster – and can make a company and its products more appealing to consumers, resellers and investors with less risk.
- TOKEN TECH/WEB3 FOR CONSUMER BRANDS. Tools to help prepare for, transition into and operate in token technology/web3 through product strategies that drive new revenue and extend brand awareness.
- ALEXANDRIA PROJECT. This document is a guide I assembled to help us realize the goal of creating artificial intelligent (AI) personal assistants to massively increase our productivity.
- INVESTING PROCESS AND TOOLS. This page covers my process for investing in early-stage startups, VC/PE/Pre-IPO and public opportunities.
- BIBLE & COMMERCE. I want to learn what the Bible teaches about developing, growing and running a business and publish tools based on my research and experiences.
- GEOEARTH PROJECT. I’ve combined my love of the outdoors, gear, data, technology and maps to create tools I use to play in and explore the outdoors.
- OVERLANDING. What we did with a Ford van to convert for overlanding use.
- MY CV/RESUME. Check the EDUCATION section for key things I have learned over the years that have helped me.
- MEDIA AND ART. Over the years, my wife and I have taken images and video of our passions for the outdoors and dogs, and more recently, I have been creating art using generative artificial intelligence.
Search my sitemap to see a list of all my content.
Content & Tool Updates
I post regular updates to my content and tools on LinkedIn and Twitter. See all past posts rolled up into this dataset. I send emails quarterly to subscribers. Subscribe below.
THE LIGHT OF DOG. This link goes off my website to a consumer brand I co-own and operate with my wife and includes an extensive knowledgebase with text, video, infographics and other tools to help dog owners positively impact the lives of their pets.