Ray Barreth has over 30 years experience creating, directing, and leading new ventures in the United States and the United Kingdom. He has brought companies from product inception to funding and launch, two of which exceeded $100M in annual revenue. He is a strong proponent and mentor of Lean Startup strategies in the Kansas City Startup Village (one of his recent successes is a biomedical firm which obtained $365,000 in early stage funding). Ray is passionate about coaching extraordinary entrepreneurs to create legacies that go far beyond themselves. He spends his time catalyzing entrepreneurs and businesses across the globe to make a lasting difference.