06/16/2016 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Tech Runway
901 NW 35th St
Boca Raton, FL 33431
SFTA Members $25, Non-members $45

This month the SFTA is co-presenting our event with Horizon Growth Advisors, Host.net and  MIT Enterprise Forum South Florida.

The Evolution of the CEO. Do you have what it takes? Join the SFTA and our distinguished panel of guests as we the evolution of the CEO.

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Confirmed Panelists:

  • Peter Haines – Moderator – Horizon Growth Advisors
  • Ron Antevy president of e-Builder
  • Michael McCord CEO of LearnerNation
  • Will Weinraub CEO and co-founder of Live Ninja

Peter Haines

Peter Haines, Founder & CEO Horizon Growth Advisors, Former CEO Cybex International.  peter@horizongrowth.com / 305.807.0341. Originally from Boston, based in the South Florida for over 10 years, an accomplished and proven C-Level Executive known for driving company value and growth through rapid change and operational improvement. Horizon Growth Advisors was founded in 2005, has served nearly 50 client companies who have enjoyed 90% success from the work of the firm resulting in over $1/3 Billion in growth and increased value. A client list is featured at www.horizongrowth.com.


Mark Turkel

Mark Turkel, CEO and Senior Software Architect. Mark Turkel has been developing software since 1983, with a long history of successful applications and projects using web, desktop, cloud, and mobile platforms including .Net/SQL Server, Java (Android), Objective-C/Swift (iPhone/iPad), and Windows (Surface). Mark is currently the CEO and Senior Software Architect at Palm Beach Software Design, Inc. He is an active Senior Software Architect, and remains very involved in the Scope and Analysis stages of our software development cycle, directly influencing all aspects of software development and our ability to execute quickly and professionally as a team.


Ron Antevy

Ron Antevy, President & CEO of e-Builder. The pioneer in fully integrated, cloud-based construction program management software. An expert in technology applications for construction, Ron has held a number of senior management positions in the construction and environmental services industries, which have helped him, lay the foundation of e-Builder’s success. Ron’s leadership has earned him several local and industry-specific accolades, including being named an EY “Entrepreneur of the Year,” a “South Florida Ultimate CEO,” and a “Power Leader” by the South Florida Business Journal. A native of the area, Ron is a graduate of the University of Florida and is passionate about nurturing the technology industry ecosystem in South Florida. Ron currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida and the Software & Information Industry Association.


Will Weinraub

Will Weinraub, CEO & Co-Founder Live Ninja. At LiveNinja, our mission is to make communicating with brands as simple and personable as talking to a friend.LiveNinja’s collection of real-time applications help brands better engage and educate their customers via video chat directly on their website and from any retail location. They do so with two products: LiveNinja Web Application: LiveNinja’s web application is a simple, user-friendly video chat tool that allows any brand to give customers a personalized, enjoyable, and face-to-face shopping experience directly on their website. It’s meant to convert visitors into relationships by humanizing the way we communicate with customers online. To learn more visit: liveninja.com. LiveNinja Kiosk: LiveNinja’s video chat kiosk brings the best of the digital world to the physical by giving your customers the ability to engage with your experts from any retail location. It helps reduce costs by allowing sales people to service multiple locations, as well as provide customers with the right information at the moment of purchase. To learn more visit: liveninja.com/kiosk.


Michael McCord

Michael McCord, CEO LearnerNation. Michael’s work optimizes the potential of people and organizations. Michael and his team have worked with over 250,000 individuals in 2300 organizations including Fortune 500’s such as MasterCard, LG, Liberty Mutual, Pacific Gas & Electric, and luxury brands such as Cartier, Chopard, and Celebrity Cruise Lines. With a unique specialization in team performance optimization, he helps develop better ways for people to optimize themselves as individuals, teams, and throughout organizations.



Sponsorship Opportunities:

Silver Event Sponsors $500
You get a 2 mins of podium time for a product and services shout-out as well as a company meet-up table.

  • Logo on event web page
  • 2 minutes presentation time
  • Company meet-up Table
  • 2 event passes

Company Meet-up Table $200
Meet and greet event attendees and explain your business benefits to South Florida’s top professionals.

  • Company meet-up table
  • 2 event passes


About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


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