Beverly Parenti and Chris Redlitz are the co-founders of The Last Mile, an organization that aims to break the cycle of incarceration by providing education and career training opportunities in prisons. Founded in 2010 at San Quentin State Prison, The Last Mile has become one of the most requested prison education programs in the United States.
Chris Redlitz is also the managing partner of Transmedia Capital, a microfund focused on early stage digital media, enterprise SaaS and e-commerce platforms. Redlitz has been an investor and adviser for the past 20 years and has worked with many successful startup entrepreneurs. He received Ad Age’s prestigious i20 award for his contributions to the development of interactive marketing and advertising.
Beverly Parenti is a serial entrepreneur, specializing in the advancement of innovative technologies. Parenti was a founding member of First Virtual, the first online payment platform with an IPO in 1996. She has been an investor and adviser to many entrepreneurs and CEOs.
This appearance by Beverly Parenti and Chris Redlitz is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.