Brainfood is a monthly, hands-on discussion with local entrepreneurs who share the secrets of their success. These monthly gatherings will help Miami startups and entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and challenges of launching and growing a business. Every participant will leave with a wealth of new ideas and key, practical advice to advancing one’s own entrepreneurial career. Brainfood is presented by Endeavor Miami and takes place at The LAB Miami in Wynwood, generally on the last Tuesday of each month.
This month, we welcome Felipe Sommer. Felipe Sommer is the president and co-founder, of Nearpod, Inc., a mobile platform empowering educators to create learning experiences that engage and inspire millions of students around the world.
He obtained a BA in economics from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
For ten years, Felipe invested his time in management consulting for financial services and start-ups at Accenture. In 2004, as an entrepreneur, he founded Livin’ Interactive which focuses on custom experiential marketing solutions. His passion for technology and education fueled his desire to empower teachers and engage students with a mobile solution. In 2012, Nearpod, Inc. was founded, beginning his journey as President and co-founder.
Felipe is a philanthropist at heart, improving the quality of life for others, be it through education, entrepreneurship or community service in any capacity. Family is his number one priority. He takes pride in being an Argentinian, a father of three boys, and a husband to his beautiful wife, Paula. Felipe’s hobbies include world travel, sports and mentorship.