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Evan Thacker

A technology enthusiast and entrepreneur from a young age, Evan Thacker programmed his first robot at 8 years old and made money throughout high school running his own website development company. In his final high school English paper, Evan explored computer vision and his life was forever changed. Evan grew up in a family of serial entrepreneurs in finance, energy and logistics. He took the Series 7 General Securities Representative Exam at just 22 years old.

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In college, Evan created the first self-supporting university digital magazine, first student-run PR firm, and an Augmented Reality prototype app (Similar to Pokemon Go) for a Snapple national advertising competition pitch in 2015.

 

Evan played a key role in developing the business models and go-to-market strategies around Tampa Bay's self-driving car testing sites and connected city projects. He collaborated with Matterport to implement VR for real estate sales digital transformation throughout North America. Evan collaborated and built a blockchain voting system for the international business competition, Startup Bus North America, in 2017.

 

He then launched Tampa Bay's first "Practical Quantum Computing" meetup 2018. In 2020, Evan pioneered the development of AI and data science techniques to help businesses climb out of near bankruptcy and achieve some of the highest profitability on record. Evan served on the University of South Florida's Corporate Advisory MBA Board (2021-2023) and designed programs for senior leadership on integrating AI, blockchain, XR, and quantum computing into their customer experience strategies. Evan designed and built a custom metaverse for the state of Florida's Global Entrepreneurship Week, in 2022.

 

Continuous Learning, Evan was simultaneously awarded Alchemy blockchain scholarship, Tampa Bay Film scholarship, and a graduate of MIT's AI and data science program, in 2023. Leading the Future, Evan runs his own marketing and technology consulting firm and also heads up a Google Cloud-backed SaaS company using the BEAQ model (Blockchain, Extended Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Hybrid Quantum Computing) to predict the future of businesses.

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I'm always looking for new people, and exciting opportunities in the Fintech and AI landscape.

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