Joey Katzen

Entrepreneur and Attorney in United States

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Joey Katzen is an entrepreneur and attorney whose expertise has been instrumental in the founding and growth of two Inc-500 companies. Also previously an engineer, writer, and art director, Joey's background has provided him a range of tools to harness the tactical and strategic tasks required of young technology companies.

Currently he is a Board Member of Dallas-based Cortaga and an adviser to several technology start-ups, including Atlanta-based MomSquad and Seattle-based Sonica.

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Before graduating Georgia Tech in 2003, Joey cut his teeth with a number of Atlanta-area startup companies and founded the Tech-oriented portal walksideways.com, which counted over a third of the student body as weekly users. There he utilized innovative gonzo marketing for mass awareness, and researched and targeted his audience to retain advertisers. He went on to act as the lead designer for Atlanta-based BroadSource.

While earning his law degree at the University of Virginia, Joey was part of the 2004 founding team of Atlanta-based Vendormate, overseeing a considerable amount of startup work including product, marketing, operations, technical sales, and legal needs.

After briefly practicing law, he began consulting with young and growing companies, including DC-based commercial real-estate software company Roomtag, where he eventually took on the role of CEO to lead the company's 15-person dual-nation US-Russian Roomtag team.

Joey was also a cofounder of Atlanta-based KidsLink, managing various aspects of strategy, product, marketing, growth, operations, and fundraising for the company as it built an app for parents to "manage their world".

Contact me at jkatzen [at] pobox.com.

  • Work
    • Entrepreneur and Strategist
  • Education
    • University of Virginia School of Law