DeForest Mapp, Founder

Marketer, Designer, Operations Specialist

New York, New York, US

DeForest is looking for someone to join him

Business stage

Idea phase

Business plan mapped out

Minimum viable product built

Paying customers

DeForest is looking for a founder who

Has expertise as

Programmer Engineer Operations Specialist

Relevant industries

Media B2B Services Technology

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
User Experience
Product Management
Managing People
Technical
Sales
Design
Strategy
Operations
Fundraising
Business Development
Marketing
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group

36-55

About DeForest

CEO | Founder of "Side Street". Cannes Film Festival Accepted Filmmaker, Producer at NBC Sports Network, HGTV, Discovery, BET, History, CW, and ABC. Worked at Warner Bros. Studios. Tennessee State University MBA, 2002. Lover of Raw Almonds and Reed’s Ginger Beer.

Quote

"No one wants to make a winner, but everyone wants to be associated with one." - John Kasich

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Marketing
Operations
Product Management
Strategy
Business Development
Managing People
Fundraising
Design
Sales
User Experience
Finance
Technical
Work Experience

Senior Producer

NBC Sports Network

April 2015 - August 2015

NBCSN "Mobsteel"

Senior Producer

HGTV

June 2014 - December 2014

HGTV's "Beachfront Bargain Hunt"

Education

Tennessee State University

MBA

2000 - 2002

Tennessee State University

Architectural Engineering

1990 - 1996