Julie Dodd Thomas has been part of the launch team and in one case, the launch team, for almost a dozen wireless startups during the years she consulted under the name, Cogent Consulting. Her participation included advisory strategy roles and execution contract positions in Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Regulatory, External Affairs and Operations. The companies include; Jitterbug, kajeet, Arraycomm, TeleTV, and Solo Nashville. Julie is the proud mother of three enterprising adult children who volunteer in their communities mentoring others, feeding the homeless and making wishes come true (Make a Wish). Her son, Andrew Thomas started Skybell (www.skybell.com), with two partners. Julie joined TCVN to extend her advice and experiences beyond the mentoring she does with millennium founders, so that more aspiring entrepreneurs will benefit.