The current pandemic is dramatically impacting American small businesses and entrepreneurs. According to a recent report, almost 7.5 million of America’s approximately 30 million small businesses may be forced to close permanently over the next several months. However, many believe that – like other “black swan” events – the COVID-19 pandemic will fuel the next wave of innovation, and more resilient and world-changing startups than ever before.
Family is first, and after that, I’m all startups and business. I’ve spent 15+ years starting and building technology companies. I’m a husband, father, entrepreneur, product designer, geek, bootstrapper, and all-around nice guy. I’ve made lots of mistakes. Once in a while, I get it right. From my early days as a professional motorcycle athlete to my current position as the Founder, CEO of Assemble Technologies Inc. and TheFutureofWork.org, I’m on a mission to build a smarter way to work. And I’m just getting started!