A decorated business leader across multiple industries from technology to education, Mr. Palmer has 20 years of experience in business management, marketing and sales. He is the Founder of several companies in software (SaaS), marketing, retail, and manufacturing, including the online marketing platform Launchpad IMG. Mr. Palmer currently serves as President of Rizk Ventures Healthcare Analytics, a full service healthcare consulting and advisory company focused on helping healthcare organizations and facilities manage costs, optimize their process, and enhance overall revenue.
As Vice President of Classroom24-7, Mr. Palmer led business development efforts in legal, medical, and pharmacy education, and worked with Georgetown Law School, Northwestern Law School and the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
For over a decade, Mr. Palmer served as the President of a business consulting firm offering best of breed management consulting to major corporations as well as venture-backed start-ups including Epson Corporation and Phosphor Technologies. Under Mr. Palmer’s management, Epson was named Inside Track’s #1 Video Manufacturer for 5 consecutive years and Epson Corporation’s North American Home Entertainment market share rose over 400% and now represents over half of all North American sales in the retail front projection market.
Mr. Palmer was honored as a Top Executive in Manufacturing by CTPG and was recognized as one of the Top Executives under 40 in Consumer Electronics by the North American Publishing Company. He is a strong believer in “doing well by doing good”, and is a patent holder in cause-based crowdfunding.
Mr. Palmer has a J.D from UCLA Law School and a B.A. in Journalism/ Advertising from the University of Maryland. He is a dedicated husband to his wife Stephanie, and his four young children, Sophie, Jake, Tessa, and Emerson.