Adam has founded several startups and is an active co-leader of the Kansas City Startup Village in the first neighborhood in the world to get Google Fiber. Currently, Adam is Director of Entrepreneurship & Co-founder of CEED, an organization focused on activating entrepreneurs. He was appointed to the Mayor’s Challenge Cabinet. As a result of all these efforts, he has developed strong connections in the local civic and startups communities.
Abby has a background in edtech, marketing, and communications. Throughout her career, Abby has worked for several edtech startups focused on supporting student success, including Epsilen and ConnectEDU. Now, in her role at CEED, she facilitates relationships with educational institutions and programs while exposing students to the highly innovative, energetic, and creative world of entrepreneurship. When she's not attending meetings or staying active in the startup community, she's spending time enjoying KC with her (brand new!) husband.
Ron is currently the CEO of FarmLink, Managing Director of OpenAir Equity Partners and board member of companies such as GoGo, in flight internet and MachineryLink.
He spends decades in senior leader ship roles with Sprint including President and COO.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
CEED is committed to activating entrepreneurs, building a pipeline of innovative talent and strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kansas City.