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Jason Kania

Advisor Greater Denver Area, US

Results-focused professional with 15+ years’ experience launching products that exceed $500+ million annually

Results-focused professional with 15+ years’ experience launching products that exceed $500+ million annually

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Founder

ēdn

Advisor

BEAM Ventures
BEAM Ventures

Positions

Director of Fundraising and Consulting Subject Matter Expert VIM Ventures 2012 - 2015
Alumni Techstars February 2016 - May 2016
Managing Partner Phoenix Management Consulting February 2006 - January 2015
CxO and Cofounder ēdn October 2015 - June 2016
Managing Principal innovational January 2015 - present
Advisor and Mentor BEAM Ventures 2013 - present
President Phoenix Management Consulting February 2006 - January 2015
Manager of Information Technology Cigna Insurance Services 2004 - 2006
Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Finance Project Manager CenturyLink 2003 - 2004
Management Consultant Keane Consulting Group 2001 - 2003
Accountant Janus Capital Group 1999 - 2000
Supervisor Waste Management 1999 - 1999

Education

The University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Techstars Entrepreneurship 2016 - 2016
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Economics
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Business Administration, Corporate Finance, and Entrepreneurship

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Recruiting
  • • Robotics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Finance • Business intelligence • Operations • Enterprise software • Program Management • Business Strategy • Management consulting • Product Development • Product Marketing • Strategic Partnerships • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

Results-focused professional with 15+ years’ experience launching products that exceed $500+ million annually and saving Fortune 500 clients over $6 Billion. Commonly characterized as a contemporary, analytical leader with a unique blend of real-world experience, passion for innovation, and boardroom polish.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

Im adaptable. Happy to act as coach, riff on new ideas, lead specific efforts or contribute to a specific initiative.

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Dave Mayer
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Technical Integrity, LLC. Co-Founder Aspen Entrepreneurs and Investors Network Founding Member, KULA Causes, Inc..
Jason is an incredible, proven entrepreneur with a solid track record of success. He'd be a true asset to any founding team and I continue ... to look for ways to work with him and connect him to other talented entrepreneurs as I know he will find success again and again.
Brandon Jansen
They're my friends  •  Strategy & Operations | Mergers & Acquisitions, Deloitte.
Has previously run his own company, he brings that experience to the table when looking at investments and partners.

Jason Valalik
We worked together  •  Principal UX Design Lead, Honeywell Aerospace. Previously Design Innovation, Self. Penn State grad.
Jason and I have known each other for 10 years and worked together during that time. Ive found his advice to be consistently valuable and i ... mpactful. Anyone interested in developing a sophisticated user experience or product innovation would be wise to seek his help.