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Mass Maritime College





Mar 7
  • Registration Starts
  • Dinner & Networking
  • Welcome & Speakers
  • Pitches Start
  • Attendees vote for the top ideas
  • Teams start forming and discussing ideas
  • Start to formalize teams and take an inventory of skills. Be honest, and direct about what resources and skills are needed for the weekend. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Mar 8
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
  • Lunch
  • Call for needs & skills
  • Coaches help teams one-on-one. They are here to help!
  • Dinner
  • Mid weekend check-in, status reports, call for help
  • Finished for the day. You may stay and work as late as the venue will allow


Mar 9
  • Arrive, simple breakfast & coffee
  • Call for help (this is self motivated, so don’t be shy)
  • Lunch
  • Coaches arrive… ASK QUESTIONS
  • Gut check. Start prepping for presentations
  • Dinner
  • Judging & awards
  • Wrapup
  • Go home!
Tier 1 Sponsors
Tier 2 Sponsors

John Campbell

Chris O’Brien

Founder, Dative Inc.   |   LinkedIn

Chris is a dynamic designer and experienced digital strategist. He embraces complex problems and builds creative, effective solutions that help businesses succeed. He founded Dative in 2013 to assist local companies and organizations make the most of their online presence.

A 2013 winner of Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40 award, Chris volunteers on the marketing committee for CCYP and runs Build Guild Cape Cod, a local networking group for designers and web developers. Chris lives in Bourne with his wife and two children.

Dave Henchy

Bill Flynn

Tier 3 Sponsors

Rodriogo Passos

Partner / Web Developer at Dative   |   LinkedIn

Multi talented web developer, from CMS, e-commerce implementations to complex HTML5/Javascript interfaces.

Doug Denninger

Intellectual Property Attorney, Registered   |   LinkedIn

Extensive experience in all aspects of intellectual property including patent and trademark protection, licensing, litigation, mergers and acquisitions. Product design-around and freedom to operate counseling. Consulting, licensing, joint venture agreements and due diligence including IP rights assessments. I can be reached via mobile phone at 508-725-7721 and via email at

Specialties: Patent and trademark protection for structure, manufacture and use of mechanical and electromechanical devices and systems, as well as chemical compositions and delivery, plus imaging and diagnostic systems.

Cliff Robbins

Senior Business Advisor MA Small Business Development Center- Southeast Regional Office   |   LinkedIn

I joined the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network as a senior business advisor in January 2002. I am a management professional and an educator with functional experience in the fields of marketing, sales, strategic planning and e-commerce.

I am an EDUTAINER: “Dynamic, high energy, motivating speaker. He is informative and entertaining: An educator and a practitioner –a management maven and a marketing guru.”

•“His enthusiasm is boundless: His leadership profound."
•“He had a tremendous impact on my thinking and business.”
•“[A] stimulating speaker with great take-home value.”
•“It was an unending positive influence.”
•“Inspiring and uplifting about my own business possibilities.”
•“He is a wealth of information

Carol Murchie

Founder - Your Virtual Sherpa/Virtual Assistant Service

My strengths have been in research and analysis of trends, technology and information management, customer relationships, financial reporting, governance and legal compliance, and writing.

Private for-profit companies in need of information management, corporate archival development, and specifically someone who can develop information repositories for knowledge management or records management will benefit from my skills.

Nonprofit organizations in need of prospect research, organizational development including board member mentoring, project management, and technology planning will benefit from my skills.

Specialties: Research, organizational development, information management and technology, nonprofit finance and governance, client relationships, contracts and legal matters

Extensive experience in MS Office and QuickBoooks. Past experience in Documentum, InMagic DB Textworks, EMACS, Lotus Notes, BlackBaud Raiser's Edge, Past Perfect Museum database software and ReDiscovery Museum database software.

Search engine technology, both internet and proprietary, a major strength

Mark Lowenstein

Stacey Smith

Advertising Sales Manager

Sharon Nunes

Vice President Global Government

Experience in bringing new technologies to market. Part of several "Emerging Technology" programs at IBM.....Experience in technology-futures.

Paul Gandillot

MBA, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Business consultant, trainer and coach with diverse change agent successes acquired over 30 plus years as a COO, CFO, interim executive, and consultant. Use diverse repertoire of leadership, management, Lean Six Sigma, and other performance improvement concepts and tools that help organizations grow through improved customer outcomes, processes, quality, costs, and cycle times. Broad experience in diversified health and other service organizations, including startup, rapid growth, and turnaround situations.

Paula Hersey

Tina Stevens


Tina Stevens is the Principal and Creative Director of Stevens 470, a full service marketing, design, and web development agency. She holds an MA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University and has extensive expertise in strategic marketing for both online and offline channels. Tina has over 30 years of business experience, giving her a real world perspective on business management and the role of marketing and design in business success. Tina works closely with her clients to fully explore their business possibilities and strategically plans and oversees the execution of their multichannel marketing programs.

Christina Bologna
Drew Toma
Judith Underwood
Melissa Sheedy
MJ Vieweg
Toby Stapleton
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