Toby Dattolo is an entrepreneur and startup advisor whose passion is supporting other entrepreneurs build and scale successful and sustainable businesses. As SVP of Fownders, Toby’s core focus is on organizational growth, focusing on business development, sales, and strategic partnerships. He joined Fownders as part of their acquihire of Sofro, a digital marketing agency where he served as COO. Prior to Sofro, Toby had a successful five-year career in sales for one of the nation’s largest clinical laboratories, where he completed multi-million dollar deals with hospital systems throughout the northeast US. After feeling both personal and professional dissatisfaction with his sales role, Toby co-founded Chapter, a mobile platform for niche communities to share their passion with others through Q&A sessions captured via video. It was during the process of building and launching Chapter that Toby discovered his deep interests in startup culture. He has spoken on startups and entrepreneurship at the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University, been a featured guest on the “Stage One Startup” and “Health, Fitness, and Everything Else” podcasts, and served as a panel judge at multiple startup pitch nights. Toby graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a BBA in Marketing and briefly pursued an acting career in New York City after completing training at the renowned Stella Adler School of Acting. He is a lifelong devotee of physical fitness and has competed in physique competitions, been trained in Muay Thai and Krav Maga, and is a certified Training for Warriors instructor.