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konectCPG is creating a revolutionary new way for brands to launch everyday grocery products and connect with consumers.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Laguna Niguel, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

konectCPG’s mission is to combine technology with an exclusive network of premium physical venues to create a revolutionary new marketplace. Our marketplace enables consumer brands to connect and engage with a nationwide army of highly-influential consumer/shoppers who make 80% of the family’s purchasing decisions and who eagerly advocate for products they like, through social media and word-of-mouth. Similar to an internet ad revenue model, our


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    Greg M. Kirste
    Co-founder and CEO

    Greg started his career as a software developer for Northrop Grumman. He went on to hold positions as a senior scientist and manager of business development for Boeing and Northrop Grumman. In 1996 Mr. Kirste was employed by Wicor Corporation as its Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy. In this role, he acquired, sold, and integrated many companies. In 2004 Mr. Kirste was employed by Pentair Corporation as its vice president of M

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    Marc S. Smith
    Co-founder and COO

    In 1997 Mr. Smith joined Stack Computer, a start-up technology VAR and leading systems integrator prior to its acquisition by Agilysys, Inc., in 2007. In the early years Mr. Smith was a lead engineer designing and implementing complex system configurations and developing proprietary analysis and reporting tools to support sales efforts. He later assembled and led Stack’s professional services group, a team of highly skilled engineers responsibl