Dawn Fotopulos

Dawn Fotopulos has spent more than two decades as a senior executive, serial entrepreneur, management consultant and college professor. She has successfully launched more than 80 businesses and product lines across a spectrum of industries including financial services, consumer products, real-estate development, high technology and nonprofits. She regularly attracts standing-room-only audiences for her talks and waiting lists for her classes.

She is a recovering banker and managing director of DF Consulting, Inc., which has inspired c-level and board-level executives on organizational effectiveness. Its clients include for-profit and nonprofit organizations in the United States, China and Eastern Europe.

Ms. Fotopulos has moderated The New York Times‘ Small Business Summit Conference, has appeared on MSNBC’s Your Business, writes for Forbes.com and is a contributor to Cox Communications’ Small Business Network.

She has been a visiting speaker at Columbia Business School, an adjunct professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University and a certified facilitator for the Kaufmann Fast Track Program for Entrepreneurs. She is now an associate professor of business at the King’s College in New York City. Ms. Fotopulos is also the founder of BestSmallBizHelp.com, an award-winning training and support portal for small businesses.