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Dan Glisky Jr

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Mr Glisky is a successful serial entrepreneur with experience in technology, importation, beverage, security, and media markets. His particular passion is in providing business traction by focusing on strategic planning, rain-making, and growing leaders. He is currently the President and COO of StartupNation, J&J Importers and Woodberry Wines, TerraYebo, and Wantify.

Formerly, Mr. Glisky was the CEO and co-founder of Digital 10 Media, a leading outof-home digital media company. Digital 10 Media launched D10TV to produce video content that helps local businesses grow connect with the communities where theyserve. Focusing on tourist welcome centers, department of motor vehicles, and other government run facilities, D10TV promotes commerce to a waiting, captive, and engaged audience. Digital 10 Media augments their advertising content with electronic marketing, or Digital Media Optimization (DMO), that can, provide its clients guaranteed marketing results.

Prior to assuming his role at Digital 10 Media in 2009, Mr Glisky was President and cofounder of Compsat Technology, Inc., a premier integrator of enterprise, IT infrastructure solutions. With his leadership team, Compsat Technology grew at a compounded growth rate of 27% per year, with annual sales of $37.3 million dollars. The Company was named four times as a “Future 50 Company of Detroit” and in 2002 named as one of the “101 best places to work in Southeast Michigan.” Mr. Glisky also served as CEO of Compsat Security, a full service security firm for companies concerned about protecting their assets, which he co-founded in 2002, and was also named a “Future 50 Company of Greater Detroit” for 2005. Compsat Security revenues exceeded $2.3 million in 2005.

Mr. Glisky began his career with the Digital Equipment Corporation where he spent five years in sales and an additional seven years in sales and service management roles. During his 12 years with the Company he earned 10 DEC-100 awards and five Circle of Excellence awards, Digital’s highest sales honors.

Mr. Glisky holds a bachelors degree from the James Madison College at Michigan State University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Detroit. He is the co-developer and former global chair for the Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerator program, which is designed to support the growth and success of first to second stage entrepreneurs. He sits on the boards of one public institution and one private firm. In2003, Mr. Glisky was named one of the Top 100 emerging business leaders in Southeast Michigan by the Detroit Regional Chamber.

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