Stephen M. Meade – Senior Advisor Cause Based Marketing
STEPHEN MEADE is an American entrepreneur, executive and strategic investor who is passionate about growing companies that make a difference in the world. He has the ability to catapult an idea from pure concept to the creation of a functioning business. In the past 20 years, he has created, incubated and architected 9 successful technology-based companies.

Most ideas are impactful and timely, like VirtualSellers, started in 1996, others revolutionary, like Cenoplex, or more serious, such as Companies range from software, e-commerce, entertainment and fashion.

Currently, Mr. Meade serves as chairman/resident rainmaker at BigBamboo LLC, a holding company which incubates start-up companies and ideas and moves them to market. After building human capital, he then raises the financial capital necessary to help bring the idea to market. In essence, he is a company.

He currently guides the future of companies including, Inc. RONAStar, ComCom, OrionNation, and others.

Prior to venturing into entrepreneurial world, Mr. Meade was a regional vice president with Travelers Group, a fortune 500 financial services company.

Mr. Meade is also a seasoned business leader who frequently speaks at executive leadership conferences such as CGI (Clinton Global Initiative), Founder Institute, Opportunity Green, and more. He welcomes the opportunity to speak and areas of expertise include networking, team/management/advisory board building, start-ups and leadership.

He is the author of three books in the field of finance/credit improvement and business networking, a guest lecturer at universities including MIT, Harvard, Northwestern, PKI, UMKC, USC , UCLA, and more, and serves as an advisor to numerous companies/organizations.

His “Isolation Is A Good Thing” seminar trains executives how to isolate exactly what/who they need to be successful.

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Specialties:Networking, Business Development, Transaction processing, transaction systems, closed loop payment systems, economic models, order completion systems, and psychological intricacies of e-commerce