Aaron is the CEO of Delivery Kitchens and author of Reimagining Innovation. Aaron has exited 12 companies in his entrepreneurial career. He has also built 3 Accelerators and 3 Non-Profits. He is a results-focused exponential leader that understands how to create a high-performing culture. He has held leadership roles in Strategy, Innovation, Technology, Marketing, and Sales. For 15 years, Aaron ran a high performing Award-Winning Digital Strategy firm with clients such as Google, Coca-Cola, and Telemundo. He is also a global speaker and facilitator that has facilitated strategic discussions on innovation at over 500 organizations, in 90+ Countries and all 50 States. To start his career he was a management consultant at Accenture and money manager at the Vanguard Group. He holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management, MA from Indiana University, and BSc (with Honors) from Indiana Institute of Technology.
Michael Zajas has expertise in commercial real estate spanning from fund management to acquisitions and development. For Delivery Kitchens, Michael is structuring different strategies for the real estate investments, creating all fund and investment processes, and managing the real estate team and external advisors to aid in the legal, fiscal and capital raising for the fund. He has a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Development with a focus on Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Forbes is a hospitality expert that excels in consistent high quality guest experiences. With over a decade of experience in the leisure industry, Forbes has managed multiple restaurants and bars, with related management experience in tourism, recreation, and event planning. With Delivery Kitchens, Forbes is directly responsible for restaurant operations, delivery, and order management integration. Forbes graduated from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State with a degree in Nonprofit Management, as an entrepreneurship and innovation fellow, and a Coca Cola Scholar. A community champion, Forbes is the director of guest experience for PHX Startup Week, the largest entrepreneurial conference in Arizona. He is the co-author of the book Reimagining Innovation, outlining nine keys of exponential leadership to embrace technology in business, work, life, and play.
Donavon also serves as executive director of Impact Business Accelerators, a consultancy that he founded in 1994. In addition, he serves as portfolio manager for KPG Investments. His focus is strategic planning and implementation, team building, and building business infrastructure. His experience in the integration of acquired companies and corporate re-engineering gives him a unique understanding of the dynamics of productivity and focus. He is one of the founders of Arizona Collaboratory, a non-profit inclusive and collaborative network of entities committed to growing Arizona’s economy. He holds a Master of International management degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Kerr serves as managing director of Delivery Kitchens. He founded KPG Investments, an Arizona-based family office and serves as Managing Director. Kerr is an avid tech enthusiast and serial entrepreneur whose interpersonal skills, keen eye for innovation and sharp business instincts have led to his participation in a variety of ventures. He is a graduate of ASU and a father of two with a background in technology. Some of his main interests include the Internet of Things, blockchain development and machine learning. Kerr lives and works in Scottsdale Arizona, where he is actively involved in a number of businesses.