Dr. Larry Cornett is the CEO and co-founder of an early-stage stealth mobile startup. As a former Yahoo! Search Executive, Larry brings priceless first-hand knowledge of Search to the Market Brew team. From 2006-2010, he was the VP of Consumer Products for Yahoo! Search, leading a multinational team who were focused on creating world-class Search experiences to compete with Google and Bing. Larry has over 20 years of experience designing, defining, and building consumer products at top technology companies such as Apple Computer, Yahoo!, eBay, and IBM. He received his Ph.D. from Rice University and holds multiple patents, which include design work on web-based products and hardware solutions.
Dan's experience as an entrepreneur and investor provides a wealth of knowledge for the Market Brew team. Dan is an expert on utilizing technology and people to make businesses more efficient and competitive. He is a well-known speaker who has helped many entrepreneurs to grow their companies. In addition to being an Market Brew Advisor, Dan is EVP, Business Strategy at INgage Networks; Advisor & Board Member to Pongo Resume; President of Startup Florida Ventures; and Founder and Managing Director of BizTank, LLC. Dan graduated with a BA from Brandeis University. He completed the "Birthing of Giants"
entrepreneurial education program sponsored at M.I.T.
Ken has been a licensed Florida attorney since 1990, practicing primarily in the areas of Corporate/business law (with a focus on the technology industry) and real estate law. His experience includes General Counsel of Acterna's Multi-Media Group division (formerly known as Cheetah Technologies), serving as in-house counsel in the healthcare industry with PharMerica, in the power utility industry with Florida Power Corporation and TECO, and in the professional employer ("employee leasing") industry as General Counsel with TeamStaff, Inc. He received his Bachelors degree in Finance from Florida State University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Cumberland School of Law. Ken is a native to Sarasota, Florida and contributes to the business community through volunteering his time to Suncoast Technology Alliance, where he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors and President, and to the Sarasota County Center for Economic Development where he participated on the Availability of Capital Subcommittee. Ken also gives to the local college community by providing a workshop to students at the Ringling School of Art and Design.