Elton Rivas

Basic

Partner / Gesellschafter, Co-Founder & Humble Leader, One Spark, Inc.

Jacksonville, FL, United States of America

Skills

Start-ups
Entrepreneurship
Strategy
Marketing Strategy
Marketing
Marketing Management
Business Strategy
Integrated Marketing
Business Development
Fundraising
Social Entrepreneurship
E-Commerce
Direct Marketing
Business Launch
Product Managment
CRM
Leadership
Advertising
Sales
SEO
Public Relations
B2B
Brand Management
Social Networking
Social Media
Online Marketing
Analytics
New Business Development
Sales Management
Forecasting
Program Management
Social Media Marketing
Pricing
Trade Shows
SEM
Digital Media
Budgets
Analysis
Direct Sales
Market Planning
Product Marketing
Team Leadership

Timeline

Professional experience for Elton Rivas

  • Current 9 years and 6 months, since 2013

    Founding Partner

    KYN Jax, LLC

    Our design, development, product launch and manufacturing teams work full-time alongside each of our startups to help them grow. We provide $35K in seed funding, and over $50K in tools and resources to help each startup achieve sustainability. http://kyn.is

  • Current 11 years and 6 months, since 2011

    Co-Founder & Humble Leader

    One Spark, Inc.

    One Spark was created in 2011 by three friends who wanted to connect ideas with resources. Despite the name, there was no single “spark”; rather, a number of small coffee shop conversations blew up into something big. In 2013, One Spark hosted its inaugural festival. More than 900 Creators and Co-Creators displayed 406 entries in 59 Venues throughout downtown Jacksonville. Over 130,000 innovation enthusiasts attended the event. http://beonespark.com

  • Current 11 years and 10 months, since Sep 2010

    Coworker, Co-Founder

    CoWork Jax

    CoWork Jax knows that this is not your parent’s economy. This world is growing, changing and innovating, and 21st Century workers need to grow and change with it. In a world where business is increasingly done by electronic means and impersonal technology, CoWork Jax wants to create a community where you and others like you can collaborate, coproduce and conspire with others just like you.

  • Current 12 years and 6 months, since 2010

    Launch Agent, Co-Founder

    Zero Confines

    www.zeroconfines.com Marketing | Launch Agency We are proud to work with renewable energy firms, technology companies, B2B companies, B2C companies, retailers, digital businesses, manufacturers, lifestyle brands, developers, successful and steadfast entrepreneurs, change-agents, and freelancers.

  • Current 16 years and 6 months, since 2006

    Business Advisory Board Member

    UNF SIFE

    www.sife.org SIFE is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

  • 2010 - 2011

    Management & Marketing Consultant

    Johnson Controls
  • 2009 - 2010

    Managing Director

    Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc

    Solar & Renewable Energy :: Merchandising, Education, Training, Sales & Marketing. Company focal points in and across Solar; Photovoltaics (PV), Solar Thermal Systems, Private & Public Sector Education, Solar Power Purchase Agreements (SPPA's).

Educational background for Elton Rivas

  • 1999 - 2004

    Marketing & Management, Marketing, Management

    University of North Florida - College of Business Administration

Languages

  • English

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Interests

Triathlon
Marketing
Strategy
Helping the Youth
Backpacking
Mountain Biking
Cycling
Social Media
Digital Media
Startups
Renewable Energy
Travel & Adventure
Endurance Sports
Running

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