Mr. Jensen is the founder of Coastal Latitude Consulting a strategic advisory firm specializing in helping entrepreneurs and business owners achieve success in their lives. Mr. Jensen is also the founder of The New Wave Project, a personal internet incubator that is developing ideas into businesses. Mr. Jensen is the founder of VAVi, a sport & social club which he grew to over 25,000 members in six years, was recognized as San Diego’s 30th fastest growing private company in 2006 by the San Diego Business Journal and 32nd fastest in 2007, and sold for over 25X the capital investment. Mr. Jensen’s background and experience includes: sales, marketing, business and website development, and internet strategy. Mr. Jensen has developed an extensive network of business relationships focused on rapidly expanding companies. He specializes in the development of creative ideas, problem solving and effective and efficient planning in numerous areas of business. Mr. Jensen is quite knowledgeable in a broad range of growth issues including strategies for accelerating growth, development of the company’s business plan, strategic direction, sales and marketing, management team development, recruiting and motivating employees and numerous other operational and strategic issues. Mr. Jensen is a serial entrepreneur, investor and strategic advisor and he is passionate about assisting other entrepreneurs.
Co-Founder – www.GoGreenYogaMats.com – Retail industry
January 2009 – Present (1 year 5 months)
We currently sell eco friendly yoga mats. Soon to expand to other eco friendly yoga products.
Founder – Coastal Latitude Consulting – Management Consulting industry
January 2008 – Present (2 years 5 months)
Founder – The New Wave Project – Internet industry
January 2007 – Present (3 years 5 months)
Personal internet incubator. Testing and developing internet business ideas.
Board of Director – Rent a Toy – Consumer Goods industry
September 2008 – March 2009 (7 months)
Partner – Ignite It Consulting – Management Consulting industry
August 2007 – January 2009 (1 year 6 months)
Strategic advisory firm specializing in helping high growth companies expand rapidly.
CEO – VAVi Sport & Social Club – Sports industry
July 2002 – January 2008 (5 years 7 months)
Deputy Campain Manager – Citizens for Tim Kane – Sports industry
2001 – 2001 (less than a year)
University of Virginia – Commerce Marketing & Management – 1997 – 2001
Norfolk Academy – 1992 – 1997
After running Barefoot Solutions for several years, I have worn many hats. At some point in my company’s history I have played the role of consultant, project manager, programmer, designer, lawyer, accountant, and janitor. I love new and exciting ideas. I like pushing the envelope with technology. I’m interested in securing more contracts for my company, building the portfolio of sites that my company owns, and partnering with other entrepreneurs on their ventures.
Founder/CTO – Anttenna LLC – Privately Held; Computer Software industry
October 2009 – Present (8 months)
Anttenna is a free mobile application that facilitates real-time, location-based, person-to-person exchanges. By turning traditional classified listings into geo-tagged twitter sized microlistings, Anttenna lets you quickly connect with people nearby. Got an extra ticket? Need an extra ticket? Lost your dog? Having a yard sale or an open house? Just post a quick mobile microlisting. As CTO, I focus on product development. This includes the web properties, the iPhone app, and the upcoming Android and Blackberry apps.
Owner/Founder/CEO – Barefoot Solutions, LLC
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Computer Software industry
2003 – Present (7 years)
I am the Founder/Owner/CEO of Barefoot Solutions, LLC. My position involves overseeing my team of project managers, graphic designers, programmers, and other web development specialists. It also involves seeking out clients and securing contracts for web development projects.
Writer – PHP Architect – Computer Software industry
January 2008 – December 2008 (1 year)
PHP Architect is the leading print magazine that focuses on the PHP programming language. In 2008 I wrote a 4-part series on the different legal implications of the software development industry. Articles included – NDAs and Non-competes, Web Development Contracts, Source Code Escrow, and Software Patents. Copies of these articles can be seen in the articles section of my blog – https://www.barefootsolutions.com/blog/resources/
University of Virginia – BA Economics, Philosophy – 2000 – 2005
ACTIVITIES AND SOCIETIES: Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Men’s Club Lacrosse
Norfolk Academy – Diploma – 1994 – 2000