In this episode of the Startup Soirée Podcast, Patrick speaks with Ron Schmelzer, founder of TechBreakfast.
Ron Schmelzer is a Parallel Entrepreneur, having started and sold a number of successful companies. The companies Ron has started and run have collectively employed hundreds of people, raised over $60M in Venture funding and exits in the millions. These companies include Bizelo, ZapThink, ChannelWave, VirtuMall, and VirtuFle.
Ron is founder and chief organizer of TechBreakfast - the largest monthly morning tech meetup in the nation with over 12,000 members and 2500+ attendees at the monthly events across the US including Baltimore, DC, NY, Boston, Austin, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Raleigh and more. He is also a SXSW Interactive Judge.
He received a B.S. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University.
You can read more about Ron on his LinkedIn Page, HERE.