082 New Mexico Innovation Triangle, with John Rizzo

Join Bob and Shelly as they interview John Rizzo, the CEO and co-founder of the New Mexico Innovation Triangle.  John is leveraging the power of innovation and tech for the common good.  John shares about some of his Silicon Valley experiences with Apple and Intel with the STEM Southwest listeners, and his current work with the New Mexico Innovation Triangle.

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John is currently the CEO and co-founder of the New Mexico Innovation Triangle

John Rizzo is an entrepreneurial transformation agent, focused on leveraging the power of innovation and technology for the common good.  John has more than 40 years of experience helping guide some of the world’s most successful technology companies through start-up phases, major product launches, branding and marketing campaigns, rapid growth, acquisitions, and initial public offerings (IPOs).  He has raised well over $200 million in venture capital financing, and was a key early-stage contributor to companies that are today delivering well over $325 billion in combined sales with combined market capitalizations well in excess of $2 trillion.   

You’ve probably heard of two companies in Silicon Valley that John Rizzo has worked for:   Apple and Intel.  At Apple, John was on the first Macintosh team with Steve Jobs.  At Intel, John was responsible for what is FLASH memory today, which enables almost all of our consumer electronic devices.

The New Mexico Innovation Triangle

Proposed Innovation Villages in Los Alamos

New Mexico Angels

Film Prize New Mexico


Battling Bots League (Be Greater Than Average and Electric Playhouse partnership)

Robot Rumble (in partnership with Cottonwood Mall)

Be Greater Than Average Gift of Learning

Be Greater Than Average Courses

Be Greater Than Average Family Fun!

Be Greater Than Average A Semester of STEM Activities E-Book



John Rizzo


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