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Adam is the Co-founder and CEO of SpeedETab, a Miami-based technology company providing mobile ordering, mobile payment, and analytic solutions for the restaurant and retail industries. Founded in 2014 with partner Ed Gilmore, SpeedETab powers mobile order ahead and pay solutions for over 1,200 locations across the United States and Latin America, including brands like Barnes & Noble, Juan Valdez, Panther Coffee, and Coyo Taco.
Adam directs the overall management and strategic responsibilities for SpeedETab, ranging from channel growth and partnerships to capitalization efforts. A Miami native and graduate of the University of Florida, Adam previously worked in finance, leading a team providing independent hedgefund valuations for a portfolio exceeding $60B in assets prior to founding SpeedETab.
SpeedETab has been featured on CNBC, The Today Show, and The Washington Post, amongst others, and has raised over $4,000,000 to date from venture and strategic partners.
Austin is an inherently motivated individual who has focused his efforts in the realm of entrepreneurship and he is the current director of member engagement for Papa. The goal of Papa is to provide an uplifting social experience for senior citizens by connecting college students with seniors and providing an assistance through their ageing journey. Before his current endeavor, Austin worked in marketing with companies such as, Harley Davidson and MasterCraft. These enthusiast driven brands have helped Austin develop a better understanding of how the market works. Additionally, he has served on numerous leadership boards acting as an overseer of various organizations and as a mentor to others.