Startup Grind Sacramento in partnership with Davis Roots will be Rapid Brands Founder Chris Johnson on October 24. Christopher Johnson is the Founder & CEO of Rapid Brands, Inc. His leadership and strategic execution has led Rapid Brands to become the fastest growing microwave cookware company in the country. It all started with Johnson’s first invention the Rapid Ramen Cooker, microwave cooker for ramen noodles. The company now boasts over 25 products and the company’s retail footprint has grown to over 50,000 doors nationwide in less than 3 years. Johnson appeared on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank” in 2013, and secured an on-air deal with Dallas Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban. Johnson and his products have been featured on “Good Morning America,” CNN, Yahoo News, and the cover of Comstock Magazine to name a few. Johnson has secured license partnership with billion dollar brands such as Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, Collegiate, Top Ramen, Minute Rice, and General Mills to name a few.
Johnson has served on the Board of Directors for the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, Executive Board for Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Board of Directors for Positive Coaching Alliance. Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish.
The mission of Startup Grind is to educate, connect, and inspire entrepreneurs. At this event, there will be networking and great food. Here are the event details:
Date: October 24, 2017
Time: 6 pm
Location: Davis Roots, 604 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616
Apptology is a sponsor of Startup Grind Sacramento
By Rich Foreman, CEO / Apptology and Director of Startup Grind Sacramento. Rich co-authored the book Tap into the Mobile Economy and his blog has been listed in the Top 20 Mobile Marketing Blogs of 2014. Follow Rich on Twitter at@ApptologyCEO or attend a Startup Grind Sacramento Event.