Get to know our BizX 2017 speakers

What do all of the speakers at BizX have in common? …They are all excited to motivate and inspire you on May 2!

Join over 150 of your fellow business owners in hearing from exciting speakers to help energize, motivate and give you the tips needed to create a thriving business.

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Bri James, co founder of Scrumpt Fresh, believes that time- starved parents deserve a hassle-free way to inject life, freshness and a little fun into their children’s lunches. Check out why she is excited to tell her story at this year’s Biz X!


Jay Sales, Christine Folck, and George Claire, have dedicated years to VSP’s innovation lab, The Shop. Predicated on design thinking, lean methodologies, and disruption theory, The Shop is breaking down boundaries between the digital and physical worlds where design, fashion and healthcare collide. We won’t spoil the spectacular session they have planned, so be sure to keep an eye out for it!


A serial investorpreneur, Mark Haney has invested or partnered with more than 25 ventures across multiple industries ranging from security, real estate brokerage, property development, media, and construction. He is passionate about helping those wanting to take the next step in their careers, and hosts a weekly radio  interview show focused on entrepreneurial education and inspiration.


As an advocate of diversity in tech and entrepreneurship, Mariah Lichtenstern co-founded DiverseCity Ventures, an impact-oriented micro-VC firm, and CINESHARES, a motion picture marketplace combining FinTech and SAAS to connect filmmakers and stakeholders from script-to-screen.  She is driven to empower founders and filmmakers of all backgrounds, with special interest in those underrepresented by virtue of gender, culture, geography, and socio-economic status.

Tina Reynolds, Uptown Studios

All of these speakers will be joined by our Master of Ceremonies, Tina Reynolds of Uptown Studios. Started by Tina in 1992, Uptown Studios is now at the top of its game with a full team of creative professionals ready to help you change your world. Tina has always led by example with her fiery enthusiasm and eagerness to take challenges head-on.

Don’t miss out on an exciting afternoon of business experiences that cultivate inspiration, innovation and design.

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