STRATEGY. INSIGHT. EXECUTION.
Olga Pogoda has 10 years of strategic management experience. She has raised millions of dollars for various startups through crowdfunding, a product of her proven project management skills and skill with marketing and branding.
Olga is known for community building, for managing the PR and community outreach for Nation of Makers, and for her work in representing the maker community to the White House and the Department of Defense during the Obama administration.
Olga deeply enjoys eating dessert and talking about nerdy stuff. Also, hot tea.
Scot MacTaggart is best known as the host and producer of the popular Pitchwerks podcast on the Epicast Network, a weekly audio show that analyzes sales, marketing and startups.
Scot has served over 20 years in all kinds of sales, marketing, management, consulting and advisory roles. He has developed the strategies and messaging that helped to propel a range of companies from startups to long-established firms, primarily focusing on B2B technology, security and healthcare.
Scot gets really excited about good music, and goes through a lot of Diet Pepsi.