Jeff Downs, Redback Connect's CEO, started as an entrepreneur because, in his own words, he just couldn't stand being told what to do. From owning a small chain of grocery stores to working with sales and becoming an entrepreneur, he learned fairly quickly that business is more about the experience than the product itself.
Bouncing ideas about the greatest next thing in 3d printing would be the starting point for ME3D. A few years later, using their knowledge in 3d printing would deliver over 1,000 protective equipments under 48 hours to hospitals in need.
In this episode of LIDE's Leaders of Tomorrow, we had a great conversation with Vanessa Wilton, one of the co-founders of Manly Spirits. We discuss the business origin, the founders's professional backgrounds and how they quickly adapted to the challenges the coronavirus pandemic brought upon their company.