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Greg Reid

Greg has over 2 decades of expertise spanning multiple industries including technology, healthcare and entertainment. He brings creativity and authentic passion as a founder, business development and media/brand integration.

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gregwreid
Twitter: @gregwendellreid
Los Angeles, California, United States
Member since April 22, 2014
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Education
UCLA Aerospace Engineering
Cal State Los Angeles , BS , Market Management

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Companies I work or worked for:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

The Kannex Planning App

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Uber, Airbnb

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

No matter how how you try, you never seem to get "there".

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not trusting their instincts.

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

Believe in your vision, find the right partners, put the people first.

Full bio
Greg has over 2 decades of expertise spanning multiple industries including technology, healthcare and entertainment. He brings creativity and authentic passion as a founder, business developer and new media content producer.
As a former profesisonal baseball player in the Oakland A's organization, Greg was insipired to foundhis first company, Oggo Gear which introduced the new patented technology of interchangeable magnetic logos for headwear.  After creating promotional product orders for networks like Fox Television, he negotiated a marriage of two unlikely partners;  trading card company Upper Deck and Nikes Sports Specialites headwear division. The technology was later licensed to an overseas manufacturing company. 
Greg continued in a sales and business development role in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries which spanned over 12 years at Merck, Abbott Laboratories and Gilead Sciences. He has created numerous marketing campaigns for the primary care and hosiptal setting with pediatric antibiotics, IV injectible antiplatelets therapies and coronary care sales divisions.
While developing new business, greg walked also garnered work as an actor, comedian and film & tv producer .  He got his start in entertainment as a stand-up comedian and writer for late night television and sports shows. With multiple television credits, Greg launched his first production company, 310 productions, delivering on award winning short films, features and cable television comedy shows.
He is currently working on his startup project, Kannex, a productivity tool targeting busy medical professionals and pharmaceutical sales representatives. The app is currently in beta with his recently formed company, Tymlyn Labs, inc.  Greg is always looking to continue building new products and new meaningful relationships.