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Entrepreneurial Speakers Program

Wednesday, April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By LaunchKC
900 W. 48th Place, 1st Floor Conference Center, Kansas City, MO 64112


LaunchKC, EDCKC, UMKC SBTDC and Polsinelli present the first event in our Entrepreneurial Speakers Program, featuring in-depth, comprehensive sessions lead by Kansas City's leading tech entrepreneurs.

Our first presenting speaker is Fishtech CEO, Gary Fish, a serial entrepreneur and investor with many business interests. Mr. Fish currently serves as CEO of Fishtech, a company he founded in 2015. Since 1996, he has founded, acquired, and sold more than a dozen technology companies. Throughout his career, he has been recognized many times for his achievements; he was named a technology entrepreneur of the year by Ernst and Young, a Security Super Star by CRN magazine, a Kansas City Top 100 Business Leader, a Distinguished Alumni by DeVry University, and was inducted into the Kansas City Business Hall of Fame. Besides his strong business acumen, Mr. Fish is also known for his philanthropic work particularly in causes supporting children and animals. A graduate of DeVry University, he served in the United States Army National Guard. Strengthsfinder characteristics: Activator, Futuristic, Ideation, Includer, Self-Assurance.

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Polsinelli Kansas City
900 W. 48th Place
1st Floor Conference Center
Kansas City, MO 64112
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