Discover the power of a successful pitch! Learn from Michael O’Donnell, an industry expert, during this “best practices” session all about technique, strategy & owning your pitch. Michael’s career spans 30 years as a technology entrepreneur, angel investor, startup accelerator instructor and mentor. He founded Data Technologies, AskMe Multimedia, and – raising more than $50M in venture capital and leading those companies to successful exits. Today, he specializes in mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on leading buyouts of growing tech companies.

Michael has been active in the startup communities of Seattle, Silicon Valley, Tampa, South Florida, and now SW Florida. In Seattle, he was Chairman of the Northwest Entrepreneurs Network. He led the Founder Institute Startup Accelerator and Startup Quest in South Florida, part of a $12M grant from the U.S. Dept of Labor to commercialize technologies invented at Florida’s universities. He currently trains and mentors for CareerSource Broward’s Start-Up NOW at Broward College, and for Startup FAST.

Own Your Pitch – SPARK Hollywood Speaker Series – April 4, 2019