Jarie Bolander is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature. He has over 20 years of experience bring innovative products to market. Some of them include Bluetooth, USB, RFID, Semiconductor DNA sequencing, and SaaS for Healthcare. Over the past three years, he has been a reluctant PR Maven at JSY PR & Marketing — a full service PR & Marketing firm that specializes in professional athletes, startups, and nonprofits. Through his work with JSY PR & Marketing, he has realized that well told stories can change the world. After the death of his wife Jane in 2017, he has dedicated himself to helping nonprofits tell better stories via JSY Giving.
Jarie has formed or been part of six startups in various management roles. He hold a MBA in Technology Management and a BS in Electrical Engineering. He is also inventor or co-inventor on over ten patents and has published six books — 8 Startup Dilemmas All Founders Will Face, The Entrepreneur Ethos, 7 PR Secrets All Founders Should Know, Frustration Free Technical Management, Endurance tweet — A Little Nudge to Keep You Going, and Business Basics for Entrepreneurs. You can read his thoughts on management and entrepreneurship via his blog, The Daily MBA, follow him on Twitter @thedailymba or connect with him on LinkedIn.