Meet The Entrepreneurs

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Kerry Gallivan

Based in Portland, Maine, Chimani has become a leading developer of mobile apps for the outdoors. Chimani is developing a portfolio of mobile app destination guides targeted at transforming the national park and other outdoor recreation experiences. Chimani’s apps enable visitors to better plan, discover, navigate and socialize during their outdoor experiences. Destination guides are available for the top 18 most-visited U.S. National Parks including Acadia, Yosemite, and Yellowstone.

Founder / CEO: Kerry Gallivan
Founder / CTO: Shaun Meredith
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Dan Kerluke

Double Blue
Sports Analytics

Double Blue Sports Analytics develops advanced video analysis technology to help coaches and athletes spend less time editing video and more time coaching, work from anywhere with cloud synched data, understand player performance and … win more games! We deliver cutting edge tools that will provide completely new perspectives on athletic performance!

Co-Founder / CEO: Dan Kerluke

Meet The Judges

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Amy Bouchard
In 1994 as a stay at home Mom I needed to earn a living so I began baking and selling my Wicked Whoopie Pies to local Mom and Pop shops. Now shipping all over the country, a Commercial bakery in Gardiner Maine, two retail Bake Shops in Freeport and Farmingdale Maine, growing distribution landed us on the 2011 INC. 5000 List for fastest growing companies in the Country 3 years in a row. SBA honored Amy as Maine’s 2014 Woman Business of the Year. WHOOPIE!!!
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Shawn Gorman
Shawn Gorman is the Chairman of Board at L.L.Bean, a world renowned multichannel merchant of outdoor gear and apparel. He is the great grandson of the company founder, Leon Leonwood Bean, and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board. During his 20+ year tenure at the company, Shawn has had the opportunity to learn the business from the ground up and has held leadership roles in marketing, e-commerce, customer service and international. He is active in the community, serving on the United Way of Greater Portland Board of Directors and chairing the board of the John T. Gorman Foundation, a charitable organization founded by his late uncle Tom Gorman. Shawn is also an avid outdoorsman who enjoys fishing, hunting, paddling, hiking and camping.
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Shawn McKenna
Currently CEO and Board Chair for SDO Ltd a hospitality company operating overseas. As well, the current Executive In Residence at the University of Maine for the School of Business. Formerly a member of the University of Maine Business Board of Advisors and currently a member of the University of Maine Educational Foundation. Involved in several boards of non and for profit companies. Formerly an executive for Procter & Gamble. Primary philanthropy is helping struggling or start up companies (Maine centric). A graduate of the University of Maine School of Business, currently residing in Bowdoinham, Maine.
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