Christopher Guerrera Carmine Denisco

Innovating for Success: UIA's Blueprint from Product Concept to 'Shark Tank' Triumph with Carmine Denisco & Christopher Guerrera

A Talk by Carmine Denisco and Christopher Guerrera

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About this Talk

Imagine diving into the world of product innovation and entrepreneurship, learning from two masters who've navigated the journey from a mere idea to a celebrated success on "Shark Tank." Today, we're privileged to host Christopher Guerrera and Carmine Denisco, two luminaries in the field of innovation, manufacturing, and entrepreneurial success.

Christopher's extensive experience in lean manufacturing and product launch, combined with his recent spotlight on the Shark Tank Season 12 Finale, makes him a beacon for aspiring entrepreneurs. Carmine, with his knack for steering products from conception to market success, and being recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top emerging entrepreneurs, brings invaluable insights into the entrepreneurial journey.

In their talk, "Innovating for Success: UIA's Blueprint from Product Concept to 'Shark Tank' Triumph," Christopher and Carmine will share their blueprint for turning innovative ideas into products that not only capture the market but also attract the attention of heavyweights like the Sharks on "Shark Tank." Whether you're an inventor, an entrepreneur, or someone fascinated by the process of bringing new products to life, this session with Christopher and Carmine promises to be both enlightening and inspiring. Let's delve into the strategies and stories behind their success and learn how to navigate the path from concept to commercial triumph.

21 February 2024, 10:00 PM

Main Stage

10:00 PM - 10:40 PM

About The Speakers

Carmine Denisco

Carmine Denisco

Founder, EarMark Sourcing

Entrepreneur, Inventor, Author, Podcaster, Investor & sought after business startup consultant. Carmine is dedicated to helping inventors correctly navigate the invention & manufacturing process. Entrepreneur Magazine picked Denisco as one of its top 5 emerging entrepreneurs.

Carmine Denisco

Christopher Guerrera

Christopher Guerrera

President & Chief Executive Officer, The Modern Inventor

Chris is an ME with 35+ years, Lean 6 Sigma expert. Known as "King of Manufacturing", featured on Shark Tank, hosts "Shark Tank Effect" podcast. Key role in BMW USA start-up, patented fuel system designer for Ford, Lean 6 Sigma Master Black Belt. Specializes in product launches and manufacturing.

Christopher Guerrera

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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