Startup Storyteller in Honolulu, HI
I’ve helped to start, build, and sell companies (including several on the Inc. 500 list). I’ve worn many hats. But my first love is storytelling.
This means I love helping entrepreneurs distill new or difficult concepts into readily accessible verbal and visual stories that others can’t say no to.
I’ve been a founder and a CEO, but what that means is I've also run product, branding, marketing, operations, and legal* departments. Not to mention "business cheerleading" squads. I speak finance and tech, though my coding days are largely behind me. My experience ranges from product concepting to law*. From copywriting to business and logistics. And from visual design to engineering.
What I’ve learned from all this: to win the day, the only thing you need to do—frankly the only thing that matters—is to Build FOMO.
A "fear of missing out".
• Joey Katzen on How to Perfect Your Pitch
• Interview with Joey, Lead Mentor @ Blue Startups
Currently I'm a Lead Mentor at Blue Startups, the founder/owner of Skinnys Socks, and an adviser and board member to several young businesses. Check my LinkedIn profile for more details.
I also accept select startup companies for complete custom deck design-and-storytelling services, depending on my current availability.
* Licensed in the US states of Hawaii and Virginia.