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Rosemarie Truman

Founder and CEO, The Center for Advancing Innovation

Rosemarie Truman is an entrepreneur, growth strategist, angel investor and prolific startup catalyst. Rosemarie is the Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI), a 501c3 non-profit which award-winning initiatives have been coined “Tinder for Startups” and “Shark Tank on Steroids,” having launched 80 companies over the last 3 years and is launching an additional 145 companies in 2018. Rosemarie’s specialty is growth and investment strategy and has led strategies for 50 of the global Fortune 100 companies resulting in $300+ billion in revenue. After starting her career at Goldman Sachs, Rosemarie served in several corporate executive roles; most recently she served as the head of IBM’s Innovation Strategy practice globally. Rosemarie’s work has been recognized by the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, CBS, Huffington Post, Wired, the White House, Kauffman Foundation and more. In her spare time, Rosemarie also writes for Forbes and sits on several company boards.

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