Geoffrey Fahey

Geoffrey Fahey

Geoff is Founder and CEO of Qoggo. He is excited that Qoggo (kwo-go) will increase marketing effectiveness, reduce costs, and bolster innovation.

Tampa, Florida, United States
Member since September 02, 2011
I want to help merchants in the local market as many are struggling with high costs and other factors. Quote_down
  • About
2003 Saint Joseph's University , BS , Finance

I am a(n):

First-time entrepreneur

If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Localmind, Foodspotting

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Because failure is likely for most, it keeps entrepreneurship/innovation a challenging, but exciting and rewarding enterprise, especially if you stay optimistic and passionate to overcome obstacles.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Lack of adaptability.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. Be persistent. 2. Be open to advice and feedback from others that most likely have more experience than you. 3. Share your thoughts and ideas with others to get constructive criticism, which can improve the idea and help you discover new ways to execute them successfully.

Full bio

As CEO, Geoff is responsible for the overall direction and product strategy for Qoggo. He leads the vision of Qoggo’s team, and provides creative ways to bring ideas into reality.

Earlier in his life, Geoff was a First-Team All-State Cross Country/Track High School Athlete in New Jersey. He then went on to attend Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA where he studied Finance and Food Marketing, and helped lead the Hawks to win the 2000 Atlantic 10 Conference Cross Country Championship.

While attending, and after graduating from Saint Joseph’s University, Geoff held various full time positions. He operated and managed a small business called DJ’s Cycles and Fitness in Long Branch, New Jersey for several years, and is well versed in areas of consumer product goods, retail sales and management, B2B and B2C sales. Most recently, he held positions focusing on sales, marketing, management, and account management of national, regional and local accounts such as Sam's Club, Wawa, and 7-11, while working at Philip Morris USA/Altria Group Distribution Company for seven years.