For the past 16 years, Darren Thompson has been creating and sustaining innovative sales, marketing, and business development processes for emerging technology firms and organizations with a vested interest in making the world a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive place today and for years to come.

Darren advises small businesses and growth-minded individuals at large companies to develop and manage scalable business development strategies. His proprietary, relationship-focused approach to standing up, repairing, growing, and scaling sales teams builds bridges of communication between product and consumer. He has grown teams and brand equity at two DEI-focused emerging technology start-ups by an average of 47% in 16 months and 37% year over year.

Darren holds a B.A. in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Arizona and a Harvard Business School certificate in “Essentials to Managing Start-Up Capital.”