Scot Wingo Leads Entrepreneur Workshop at CED Tech Venture
Scot Wingo, one of North Carolina’s most successful serial entrepreneurs, will lead a an Entrepreneur Workshop to kick off opening day of the CED Tech Venture Conference. The workshop will help decode the secrets to scaling success by talking to folks that have ‘been there and done that’. We'll look at fundraising, recruiting and scaling your sales team. Our goal is to give you the tools to go from a $1m/yr run rate to $10m rapidly.
Scot Wingo has started four companies, leading to two exits (Stingray Software acquired by Rogue Wave Software, AuctionRover.com acquired by Goto.Com/Overture/Yahoo!) and one IPO (ChannelAdvisor). Scot’s fourth company Get Spiffy is currently in expansion mode.
Executive Chairman Scot Wingo sets the strategic direction for ChannelAdviser, and works closely with the management team to align product direction with market trends.
Besides his entrepreneurial expertise in Internet and related technologies, Scot is an active angel investor, a limited partner in several venture capital funds, and serves on the board of directors for multiple companies (ChannelAdvisor, Spoonflower, Windsor Circle, Organic Transit and Zverse). As a thought leader, Scot often provides advice on business models, go-to-market strategies, investor relations, and all things e-commerce to countless entrepreneurs here in the Triangle. His thoughts on e-commerce have been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, Financial Times and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Scot received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Computer Engineering degree from North Carolina State University. Scot has received numerous awards including Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and Triangle Business Journal’s Businessperson of the Year.
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