Serving Launch propels innovative ideas into a world of possibilities with podcasts, webcasts and vidcasts of community events, startup conferences, and interviews with community leaders.
Launch Facilitator, Russ Hill was born in Oklahoma, raised on Guam and speaks Japanese. He is a serial entrepreneur who prefers the cool climate of the Pacific Northwest and now calls Seattle home.
Russ was drawn to the tourism and hospitality industry in his teens and began creating and managing startup businesses from his twenties on.
Over the years, Russ has launched a dozen or more start-ups, a couple of magazines, several radio shows and a self-published book. He has also written a lot of screenplays, produced some short films, made a few music videos and created a bunch of websites with a ton of content; like this one.
Russ also mentors and coaches entrepreneurs of all ages in the areas of business development through personal improvement.
Launch Consultant, Jimmy Bako was born and raised in Washington; he is a budding entrepreneur and aspiring philanthropist who’s motivating force is finding ways to manifest the goals of those who seek to accomplish extraordinary results.
Jimmy is the founder of Bako Consulting and the Different Walks Of Life entertainment company; which supports his non-profit service, The Same Page Organization.
Jimmy is a savvy slogan generator and uses his unique insight to help entrepreneurs develop their brand and marketing strategy.