EntreFEST Speakers

EntreFEST is a two-day conference, celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation where professionals at every level can come together, share ideas, and own their success. The EntreFEST organizing team believes that the best things happen when business leaders are able to collide and collaborate. That’s why we have speakers from a broad scope of sectors and industries.

Keynote Speaker Jerry Greenfield

Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s

Jerry Greenfield is one of the entrepreneurial and innovative minds behind one of the most talked-about and least conventional success stories in American business. Greenfield has helped to build a storefront venture into a $300 million ice cream empire by making social responsibility and creative management into strengths instead of weaknesses.

Featured Speaker Melissa Perri

Founder of Produx Labs, Author of Escaping the Build Trap

Melissa Perri believes the key to creating great products is growing great product leaders. As the CEO and founder of Produx Labs, she helps companies effectively scale their product organizations. Melissa also founded the online school Product Institute and started a program to train the next generation of Chief Product Officers with Insight Venture Partners. She is an internationally recognized, sought-after keynote speaker. Melissa graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Operations Research and Information Engineering.

Featured Speaker April Dunford

CEO Ambient Strategy, Author of Obviously Awesome

April Dunford is a positioning consultant, entrepreneur, board member, angel investor and advisor. Her expertise in positioning, market strategy, and new product introduction is built on 25 years as an executive in a series of 7 successful technology startups and 3 global tech giants. She has launched 16 products as an executive, and as a consultant she has assisted in dozens more. Her goal is to help marketers, entrepreneurs, and sales teams do a better job of positioning innovative new products so that customers find them obviously awesome.