A COO and builder of businesses by trade with 25 years experience buying, selling, financing, building, integrating, and reorganizing businesses, both domestically and abroad, for companies such as Goldman Sachs and Prudential Financial.
-CEO, Trident Global, LLC, Miami, Florida
-Immediate Past President and Trustee Emeritues, Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, Boca Raton, Florida
-Board Member, South Florida Technology Alliance
- Creator and producer of The GCVCA's Expo 2014, The GCVCA's Expo 2015 and The GCVCA's Meet the Angels
- Responsible for strategic direction, program content, community relations, sponsorship sales and operations
Responsible for design work and overall management of marketing operations.
- Owner of Silverstream Consulting, a high-end marketing and PR agency counseling professional services firms with offices in South Florida and Texas
-Partner at Palmer Kent Associates, a lawyer placement and marketing agency in Boca Raton, NYC, DC and Houston, TX.
- Former marketing director of Gunster, one of the largest corporate law firms in Florida
- Nationally published author and Addy award winner
Darryl Doonie, Content and Strategy Director
Darryl is a second-generation entrepreneur with a diverse and unique skill set garnered across various industries and functional positions. He’s known for his ability to craft executable strategies, develop and lead teams, and uncover value.
Over the last 15 years, Darryl has owned, operated, advised, acquired, divested, and invested in numerous entities around the globe. His international experiences on both buy and sell sides of public and private transactions, ranging from $10 Million to over $2 Billion, also serve to shape his unique perspectives and insights.
He holds an MBA in entrepreneurship and mergers & acquisitions.
Felix Hartmann is a 20 year old German-born serial entrepreneur, trader, and writer. As President of Hartmann Capital, he partners with a diverse set of startups and businesses, ranging from tech startups like Kanyu, over millennial networking and media companies like Next Gen Ventures (featured in Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur and more), to social media and marketing firms like Prolabs Media. Despite his young age, Hartmann has a record of coming in as an outside consultant and providing so much value that he ends up taking active roles in the companies such as C-level positions. Additionally he is an equity trader with peak performances of over 200% ROI a month, and has been coaching dozens of students through his personal trading room. A forthcoming author, Hartmann aims to publish his first fiction novel by November, while also writing a trading eBook to be published in December.
With the belief that “age doesn’t define your ability”, Aaron has developed numerous corporations, including the multi-investor INC.UBATOR venture capital firm, which helps young businesses grow and gain the traction required to be successful. By working hard to gain respect and recognition not only for himself but for teenage entrepreneurs around the globe, Aaron has established himself as a bright mind of the future.