Aaron Newman is a dynamic serial entrepreneur who, prior to founding CloudCheckr, already had several successful startups to his credit. Founded just seven years ago, CloudCheckr already employs more than 100 people in Rochester’s Village Gate. Aaron’s innovative approach to technology and community leadership falls right in line with RocGrowth’s […]
Shawn Dunwoody is a widely-recognized artist, activist, and leader of The Fruit Belt Project. Dr. Ian Wilson is the founder of Wall Therapy and a well-known radiologist. Interviewed by artist Ray Ray Mitrano. Learn more about the inspiration behind their dynamic and innovative projects.
We are pleased to host Dr. David Munson, Rochester Institute of Technology’s tenth president. Dr. Munson arrived in town last summer after serving as dean of the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering.
Elisa Miller-Out and Kathryn Cartini, accomplished entrepreneurs and founders of Chloe Capital.
Mikael Totterman, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Clerio Vision talks about innovation, creating new companies and why he chooses to do it in Rochester.
In his 20s, he started Concentrix, a marketing and fulfillment company that employs hundreds in the Rochester area. He subsequently started five more high growth, venture backed companies in the marketing and publishing fields. At Garden Trends, he is modernizing a 100+ year old company that owns Harris Seeds and […]
Ken Rosenfeld, co-founder, CEO and President of eHealth Technologies. Founded in 2006, the company employs over 225 people and works with many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations. You will hear the firsthand story of a successful Rochester startup. You will also learn how Ken and his team built a […]
Our esteemed guests are Rick Plympton and Mike Mandina, CEO and President of Optimax Systems. This optics company is no traditional success story. The website states it well: “We leverage our optics manufacturing technology for programs that benefit mankind and projects that defend our freedom.” Rick and Mike have fostered […]
Food is a fitting topic in January after New Year’s resolutions to diet and exercise have been made…and, perhaps, broken. Our next guests are pioneers in the burgeoning, local foodie community: Chuck Cerankosky of Good Luck, Cure and Boomtown Table and Marty O’Sullivan of Marty’s Meats. Chuck and Marty have […]
RocGrowth Candids 2016-11-30 * Jeremy Cooney & Andrea Guzzetta * UNDER THE HOOD: How Rochester Sets Strategy & Fosters Innovation RocGrowth is privileged to welcome representatives of the City of Rochester to RocGrowth Candids in an open interview followed by Q&A. Exciting changes are afoot in our beloved city. Downtown […]