Startup Grind Houston Hosts Tory Gattis (Talent Unbound - Coached Schooling)
Tory Gattis, Talent Unbound - Coached Schooling
As a founder of both Talent Unbound and Coached Schooling, Tory is working to create a high-tech network of affordable private schools (<$10/day) combining the best elements of eLearning, home and traditional schooling to reinvent the one-room schoolhouse for the 21st century.
Tory is passionate about education reform, improving cities, and innovative new approaches to organization, including winning the Gary Hamel Management Innovation Prize for his Bossless Organization concept and founding OpenTeams, a web-based collaborative software company that emphasized openness and transparency inside large organizations.
He is a native Houstonian, 6th-generation Texan, Rice University graduate with a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, former consultant with the prestigious global consulting firm McKinsey, and speaker at TEDx Houston.
In his spare time, he writes his long-running Houston Strategies and Opportunity Urbanist blogs for the Houston Chronicle, and writes and speaks as a Founding Senior Fellow with the Center for Opportunity Urbanism.
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Michele Price, Houston Chapter Director
A "Life-Long Entrepreneur", Michele delivers forward-thinking solutions with entrepreneurial style leadership. She is a fractional CMO with the ability to turn vision into actionable strategy quickly, then oversee successful implementation, that's garnered clients powerful results. Michele offers startups, affordable CMO leadership, delivering growth when it matters.
Michele is the “Voice” of Breakthrough radio, a global business radio show. 7 years Breakthrough radio has delivered content to help entrepreneurs master the inner and outer game of business. Make sure when you visit Houston’s chapter, you ask her about how she tamed a herd of buffalo in Montana.
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