09 May May 10, 2016 – Dogfish Brewery Founder Sam Calagione & Internet Marketer Phil LaBoon
Sam Calagione – Founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and Author of Off-Centered Leadership: The Dogfish Head Guide to Motivation, Collaboration and Smart Growth
Sam Calagione is the founder and owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, DE, the nation’s fastest growing independent brewery, and Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach, DE. His innovative style has earned him a reputation as one of America’s most adventurous entrepreneurs and brewers. He has been named Businessman of the Year by the Small Business Association and is the youngest person to be named to the Board of Directors for the Association of Brewers. Sam has been featured in publications as diverse as Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Playboy, People, and Bon Appetit, and Sam is the Executive Editor of Pallet magazine.
Phil LaBoon – CEO of Eyeflow Internet Marketing
As an entrepreneur, Phil LaBoon started his first company in his parent’s basement in 2001. Fifteen years later, SEO is one of the most sought after inbound marketing services, and his company is one of the leading digital marketing agencies in the country. Alongside his handpicked team of industry experts, Eyeflow provides hundreds of clients with consulting and digital marketing services that help their business stand up and be heard by audiences both on and off the web. He is President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurial Council (YEC) and recently started his own TV Show, Pittsburgh Tech Talk, as a way to bring attention and focus on some of the city’s biggest names and companies in tech. Phil speaks to startups on how to be a success in the fast-paced world of technology. He has invested in several startups as a way to help them hit the ground running and build their business. Phil made international headlines when he transformed his canceled wedding reception into a fundraising event that went on to raise $25,000 for a local charity dedicated to bettering life in Third World Countries, and went on to lead all fundraisers in a record setting year for the campaign. Finally, he was named to Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest for 2015.