San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This designer-turned-CEO has plans to take the $24 billion live music industry mobile. With more than $2.1 million in funding from billionaire Sean Parker (Facebook), music mogual Coran Capshaw and Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia, he's well on his way.
Donnie is the co-founder and CEO of WillCall, a music discovery app that makes it incredibly easy for people to see live shows. An early career in product design and packaging science from Clemson University instilled in him a relentless enthusiasm for navigating rigid parameters to find creative solutions. These days, he channels that enthusiasm into building technologies that fortify and grow local music scenes.
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Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership
The mission of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is to support educational, research and outreach programs that promote entrepreneurial activity and economic development of the region, state and nation. The focus is on wealth creation through entrepreneurial activity.