At YAC (YourAreaCode) we hook small businesses up with a marketing platform we dubbed Wexting. It enables them to update their website, social networks, emails, widgets and send mobile coupons all with oneclick. We also do custom web design and development. My role is filling key positions within the company with the region's top talent. I also do business development and build social media strategies for our clients. On the side, I co-host TEDxGrandRapids which is an independently organized TED event dedicated to leveraging the power of ideas to change the world. Comprised of West Michigan's leading innovators, catalysts, idea generators, artists, designers, activists, philosophers, and business leaders.