Justin is an entrepreneurial leader and innovation strategist with diverse professional experience that ranges from corporate consulting to investment banking to startups. Successfully launched and completed major initiatives in each professional setting. Fluent in and passionate about lean startup, design thinking, business model design, and a variety of innovation methods and techniques.
Justin was selected by the Minneapolis Saint Paul Business Journal for a 40 Under 40 award in 2015 and was named to Twin Cities Business Magazine’s 2011 list of 200 Minnesotans You Should Know. He co-founded a leading startup business accelerator in 2010 and supported the launch of 110 startups.
Justin’s earlier career included roles at Citigroup, American International Group, Cherry Tree & Associates, Dover Partners, Paine Webber and AmeriCorps. His work experiences have been diverse, ranging from working on billion-dollar Wall Street transactions to consulting on major corporate innovation initiatives to startup leadership roles.