In episode 7 of the Next Matters Most podcast, you will meet (future) Nobel Prize Winner Doug Speight is a 5x entrepreneur, innovation commercialization expert, and current founder and CEO of Annex Tech Partners. This man on a mission has lofty goals: to change the way the tech industry operates; close the wealth and opportunity gap for women and
Doug Speight is Founder of AnnexTechPartners, SaaS software firm. Speight was formerly Executive Director for American Underground, a campus for entrepreneurs in Durham, NC and home to over 250 tech startups. He has served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Google and CODE2040 and the GIGTANK venture accelerator. Speight has served as co-founder and/or founder for five tech startups, in addition to leading technology transfer and commercialization divisions for NC A&T State University, NASA and the Department of Energy and holds several patents for additive manufacturing technology. Speight is a graduate of NC A&T State University and earned aMBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.