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Boku Kodama

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Managing Director, Renaissance Marin and Founder and Trainer, Upinde ROOTS (Retain Our Organic Traditions). San Francisco State grad.

Managing Director, Renaissance Marin and Founder and Trainer, Upinde ROOTS (Retain Our Organic Traditions). San Francisco State grad.

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Upinde ROOTS
Urban FIRE (Financial Intelligence, Responsible Entrepreneurship)
Global Net

Positions

Managing Director Renaissance Marin June 2012 - present
Founder and Trainer Upinde ROOTS January 2008 - present
Executive Producer, Documentaries Urban VOICE November 1997 - January 2013
Founder, Trainer and Curriculum Developer Urban FIRE (Financial Intelligence, Responsible Entrepreneurship) 1998 - August 2012
President Kodama Family Fund; Kodama Scholarships January 1990 - December 2005
Founder and President Global Net April 1995 - November 2000

Education

UC Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship 1995 - 1995
San Francisco State University Media

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Paul Tasner
We worked together  •  Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, PulpWorks, Inc.. Previously Vice President - Supply Chain / Sustainability, Reclipse Group, Inc..
Boku IS a great entrepreneur. He's done it before - many times. He has the passion and the experience. He's motivated and a motivator. A ... nd people love working for him - and with him. Boku is truly the complete package.
Dianne Jacob
They're my school  •  Writing coach, author and instructor, Will Write for Food. Previously Editor in Chief, Books That Work.
Boku is one of those super-smart guys who understands what's at the heart of starting a business. He's has the life experience and success t ... o offer guidance and encouragement to all kinds of people, most recently those who need a helping hand. He's an inspiration to me!

John Starr
We worked together  •  Chapter Director, Startup Grind and Executive Producer, Radiolands. San Francisco State grad.
John is an intelligent, thoughtful leader who promotes innovative businesses through his well-connected network.

Fermin Alvarez
We worked together  •  Program Manager, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center (Marin)
Fermin is constantly innovating never settling for "good enough." He is tenacious and driven to create excellent products and services all w ... ith customer needs in mind.

Claudia Delman
They're my friends  •  Owner, Inflorescence Flower Essences. Previously Development Manager, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Marin County.
She already is. She has a aroma therapy business in Marin County. She's an expert in her field, she's committed to her craft and she has the ... courage to go for what she believes and wants.

Leslie Rivera
CEO, The Artful Business Manager and Founder, The Artful Assistant. Portland State grad.
She's an expert in her field, she has the courage to create her own business and she is tenacious in serving her customers.

Ted Hilliard
We worked together  •  Consultant & Trainer, San Francisco Small Business Development Center and Consultant, Hilliard Management Group.
Ted has tons of experience in finances. As a national trainer to small business owners on QuickBooks, Ted has proven to be one of the best. ... When it comes to QuickBooks and small business finances, Ted is the man!

Marcus Tartt
Center Director, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. Previously Principal, The Community Developer. University of California, Davis grad.
Marcus is a well grounded entrepreneur with his feet on the ground and his hands on the pulse of his community. He is a valuable resource fo ... r entrepreneurs starting out.

Bret Sweet
We worked together  •  Program Manager, Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. San Francisco State grad.
Bret is passionate about his work; he's well versed in entrepreneurship and he communicates well.

Rachel Hundley
We worked together  •  City Councilwoman, Sonoma City Council and Co-Founder, Co-Owner, Drums & Crumbs LLC.
Rachel is an intelligent, straight-forward person who goes after her goals and focuses on her priorities - all essential traits of great ent ... repreneurs. I highly recommend her to lead, advise and to partner with when you need someone reliable to get the job done.

Dianne Jacob
Writing coach, author and instructor, Will Write for Food. Previously Editor in Chief, Books That Work.
Dianne is the best editor I've come across. Her insights and writing skills are thoughtful and highly productive. While her focus is on food ... , her skills for the writing business are excellently laid out in her bestseller, Will Write for Food. Her client list is worldly impressive so I'd recommend Dianne to anyone looking for a remarkable editor for their next book.