TechSandBox: MetroWest Innovation Hub 


Networking with a Twist  Meets most months, often the First Thursday and offers programs in effective networking, marketing, and leadership skills including "Rock Around the Room Networking","Startup Linkup", and "Founder's Matchup". We leave plenty of time to network. 6pm start unless noted and includes food.

PROGRAM SPONSORS:                 ABR HR Sponsor of TechSandBox     AND    Insperity Sponsors TechSandBox

We typically begin food, networking and registration at 5:30p and then program proceedings about 6p. $25 up until a week before the program/ $30 until day before program/ $35 day of or at door; Includes food. Members are admitted free to most of these. See Calendar for all upcoming Programs.

September 8: It’s All About Getting Customers: Driving the Sales Process (click link to register)

Yes, small and startup businesses can use modern tools cost-effectively to create effective marketing campaigns that drive the sales process.  Join us at TechSandBox as Joe Moriarty, CEO, Content Raven and Pete Gracey, CEO, Quota Factory share helpful hints about tools and resources available to help accelerate your success.  You’ve developed your product/service.  Now you have to let prospects and clients know. It’s all about getting customers!

Panel led by Gwen Farrell, Insperity (note panel change):

  • Peter Gracey, CEO, QuotaFactory
  • Awais Ahsan, Director of Marketing, Content Raven

Pete Gracey, QuotaFactory at TechSandBox    Awais Ahsan 

Peter Gracey is the CEO and Co-Founder of QuotaFactory where he is responsible for company vision, growth and success, and servicing client and partner relationships while focusing on product management. He enjoys helping sales and marketing execs to streamline their prospecting process and surpass quota. Peter is also an Adjunct Professor of Sales and Marketing for the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Connect with Pete on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter to join in on sales development discussions and industry updates.

Peter teaches at the Isenberg School of Management where he also earned his BA in Business.

Awais Ahsan is a former K-12 Educator and currently Director of Marketing at Content Raven. He is passionate about inbound marketing, training and education. In addition to teaching math for ten years, Awais has worked with EdTech companies like Khan Academy and Chegg. Awais holds an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business and a Master's degree in Education from Columbia University.

Committee: Gwen FarrellSheldon Prenovitz, and Anu Nayak with assists from Dan Kriegsman

   Gwen Farrell, Business Perforance, InsperityChristina Herron  Anu Nayak   Sheldon Prenowitz        network building, collaboration, support, employees, partners         


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