Our Story

What are we about?

In June 2016, Groundswell was founded by three serial entrepreneurs and Space Coast natives, eager to see greater startup activity in the area.

For a little over a year, we brought together technologists, entrepreneurs and innovators at any coffee shop, restaurant or office space that would let us borrow a table.

Today - Groundswell lives in a skatepark-turned-coworking-space, hosting more than 30 events per year and continuing our mission of building a place where Space Coast innovators an build, grow and thrive.

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Meet Our Founders

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Mark Mohler

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John Vecchio

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Bud Deffebach

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Jenna Reid

Meet Our Staff

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Jarin Eisenberg

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
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Shey Anderson

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Meet our Mentors

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Pawan Gaikwad

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
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Keith Nugent

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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Alex Rudloff

TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
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Aaron Burnett

MARKETING STRATEGY
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Kailas Narendran

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
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James Stern

PITCHING AND INVESTMENT
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Adam Hoffmann

CREATIVE STRATEGY
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Ryan Shelley

DIGITAL MARKETING & SEO
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Shane Close

UI/UX
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Andy Quintana

SALES AND MARKETING
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Roger Baker

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING
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Jason Rosensweig

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
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Anthony Eden

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
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Kim Shivler

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGY
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Jonathan Reed

BUSINESS STRATEGY
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Robert Duffy

HUMAN RESOURCES
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Bryan Stewart

STRATEGY AND GROWTH
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Quentin Shock

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
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Russell Finney

PITCHING
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Michelle Crawford

STRATEGY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
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Scott Dainton

FINANCIAL STRATEGY & GROWTH
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Marcin Kubiak

HEALTHTECH
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Mamoon Rashid

TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY &
GLOBAL OPERATIONS
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Chuck Atkins

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