Day 2: Navigating the Path to a Tangible Product, with Special Guests Lt Governor Winsome Sears and Chandler Bolt

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Welcome to Day 2 of our summit, starting with the opening plenary that sets the stage for an unforgettable day. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the summit with our anthem and get an overview of what's to come, presented by our esteemed host Steve Waddell alongside co-host Tim Ryan. 

We are honored to have Virginia's Lieutenant Governor, Winsome Sears, extend a warm welcome to all attendees, setting the tone for a vibrant gathering here in Virginia. 

Moreover, we're excited to feature Chandler Bolt, the visionary Founder and President of, who will lead a special session. Join us for a day filled with inspiration, insights, and forward-thinking discussions.

22 February 2024, 03:30 PM

Main Stage

03:30 PM - 03:58 PM

About The Speakers


Steve Waddell

Steve Waddell MBA, PMP

CEO, Valuepreneurs

As the CEO of Valuepreneurs and host of our Virtual Summit, II specialize in product development, blending key strategies into actionable insights. My expertise in the Value-Driven Product Development process guides each expert interview, providing valuable takeaways for attendees.

Steve Waddell

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

Executive Director, Innovate Hampton Roads

Champion of entrepreneurship and innovation across Hampton Roads, Virginia and beyond. Promoter of the "Give before you get" mindset.

Tim Ryan

Innovate Hampton Roads

We are building an ecosystem here in HRVA focused on growing, guiding, and connecting entrepreneurs and the technology ecosystem in order to build a stronger and more innovative economy in our region.


Virginia Innovative Partnership Corporation

VIPC is the commercialization and seed stage economic development driver in the Commonwealth that leads funding, infrastructure, and policy initiatives to support Virginia's innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, and market development strategies.

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