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Gregory Sparzo

Advisor Greater Boston Area, US

Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation and Managing Director, Horton International. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute grad.

Board of Directors, Epilepsy Foundation and Managing Director, Horton International. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Marketing
  • Business Development

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Classroom Teacher
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Marketing
  • • Business Development

Involved In

Founder

Alternate Futures, LLC

Advisor

Epilepsy Foundation

Positions

Partner Jobplex March 2016 - present
Board of Directors Epilepsy Foundation June 2015 - present
Managing Director Horton International March 2013 - March 2016
Senior Partner Toft Group Executive Search December 2011 - March 2013
Director of New Business Development Sequent Learning Networks January 2011 - January 2012
Principal Alternate Futures, LLC January 2000 - December 2009
Professor & Senior Program Manager Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute June 1995 - November 2009
Satellite Business Television Consultant Pfizer December 2003 - January 2007
Vice President Sales i-MARK Inc. September 2000 - November 2003
Senior Sales Exec Structured Computer Systems 1997 - 2000
Vice President Marketing & Operations Flexible Automation Inc. November 1988 - June 1996

Education

Northeastern University Higher Education/Adult Learning 2009 - 2016
The Gabriel Institute Technology of Teaming 2011 - 2011
Center for Creative Leadership www.ccl.org Leadership Development Program 2007 - 2007
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Marketing 1989 - 2003
The University of Connecticut Economics
Torrington High School, CT
Wilton High School

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Teacher training

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Sales • Marketing • Product management • Social Entrepreneurship • Business Development • Entrepreneurship • Sales Management • Lean Canvas

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Dr. Janice Presser
They're my friends  •  CEO, The Gabriel Institute: creators of Teamability®. Previously various from consultant to Exec VP, various - it's been a long career.
Greg knows how to move visions, he's highly coherent, and I'm proud to call him friend - and one of my early investors and supporters.
Dorota Glosowitz
We worked together  •  Marketing Coordinator, Diversified Metals, Inc.. Previously Researcher & Web Administrator, Horton International.
Greg has been my mentor for years and has helped me tremendously. He has always words of advice or answers for any question I have. He's abs ... olutely one of the brightest people I've ever met and he cares deeply about the people he works with. Beyond this, he knows how to get things done. He was always in the office when I came in and he was always there as I was leaving for the day - he knows what it takes to get the job done.
Jerry O'Connell
We worked together  •  Peer Advisory Board Leader to Missoula CEOs and Business Owners, Vistage and Executive Director, Big Blackfoot Riverkeeper Inc..
He has a powerful intellect coupled with the ability and willingness to seek other opinions rather than to seek agreement. He recognizes th ... at he's an unfinished product still capable of improving. In short, Greg has the right stuff.
Susanne Radke, PhD MBA
We worked together  •  Senior Scientific Advisor / Medical Affairs Oncology, AstraZeneca.
I met Greg in 2012 and found in him a great thought-partner and advisor for a consulting start up that I founded in 2013. He has been very s ... upportive and takes his time to meet and discuss projects since then. Greg has innovative ideas, a deep understanding how businesses can be run and excellent experience as far as business development goes. Thanks to Greg's open, curious and outspoken personality, it is very easy for him to make new contacts and that must why he has an extensive network. In fact, he always seems to know the right person that can help if we get to a limit. Last but not least, Greg's energy is highly contagious and inspirational.
Mark Talaba
We worked together  •  President & COO, The Gabriel Institute: creators of Teamability®.
Greg has extensive experience in sales and biz dev (THE best sales executive I ever dealt with; was an Adjunct Professor at Renssalaer in th ... e MBA program for at least a decade. Also, he is a great team player and understands how critically important teaming is in entrepreneurial enterprise.
Thomas Zotter
We worked together  •  Founder and President, Allstar Supply, Inc..
Greg is both intelligent and hard working. He has the ability to see beyond the surface and move an action plan. His experience in every a ... spect of sales and management combined with great intelligence make an unbeatable leader
Roland Roy
They're my friends  •  Training Specialist, GP Strategies Corporation. Previously Senior Advisor, E&R Financial.
Greg is the smartest person I have ever met. He looks for and sees opportunities everywhere. I have worked with him on a couple of project ... s, and his forward thinking is impressive. Can't is not in his vocabulary.
Paul St Amand
They're my friends  •  Senior Manager, CSC, North American Public Sector and Solution Architect, CSC.
He's passionate about what he puts his mind to working on and always willing to help others find their passion.

Mark Talaba
We worked together  •  President & COO, The Gabriel Institute: creators of Teamability®.
Mark is a thoughtful, smart, insightful and logical assessor or situations and opportunities

Susanne Radke, PhD MBA
We worked together  •  Senior Scientific Advisor / Medical Affairs Oncology, AstraZeneca.
Susanne is smart, insightful, visionary and passionate about her expertise in oncology and medical affairs. Hers is an intellect worth colla ... borating with.