Gary Fowler is an award winning senior level executive with 25+ years of leadership experience in global strategic innovation, sales, marketing, operations, and investment management. He’s a recognized expert in entrepreneurship (including entrepreneurial education), startup methods, innovation management, and technology development. Throughout his career, Gary has consulted for numerous international companies and startups, and he also has extensive experience with fund raising through a successful IPO (CKSW). In addition, he has held executive level positions in top tier companies, such as ClickSoftware, Mirantis, Siemens, and HP, and he’s gone on to found several others, namely Fowler International, GVA LaunchGurus (Co-Founder), and Broadiant. His thorough experience as an entrepeneur, executive, and business advisor has made him one of the most sought-after speakers in the Eastern European region, wherein he has given his own TEDX talk and served as a keynote speaker for numerous international conferences and engagements. His merits have also led him to be one of the most awarded individuals in his area of business. Currently, he is the co-chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Technology Committee. Among other work in the tech field, he has experience as a sales and marketing executive consultant for technology commercialization initiatives and industry partnerships for a 40-nation, $1B+ fund, employing 26,000 scientists and engineers across 500 research institutes.