In his current role as Managing Director, Doug is responsible for all aspects of the Corporate Accelerator program from launch of program recruitment and operational delivery through evergreen tracking and facilitation of alumni companies. Doug’s focus on strategic alignment brings corporations and startups together to create their best possible outcomes.
As a founding team member of the Sprint Accelerator, Doug was integral in establishing and managing key partnerships that generated regional and national visibility of the Kansas City based programs. Doug is often seen speaking at startup and industry events.
Before the Sprint Accelerator, Doug helped grow business in roles delivering on strategic partner management, product development and large scale event management. Doug has a Bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism from University of Missouri-Columbia.