Great Things Happen When the Right Minds Come Together
Meet our Founding Members &
some of the guys advising

Chip Conrad


est. Sept. 16th 2015.

With a background in lean startups Chip Conrad had a vision to assist the growing number of innovators in Salem. This dream lead to Co.W

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Kyle Sexton

Lead Advisor

Kyle Sexton is a marketing strategist and foremost authority on tiered pricing structures for service businesses and membership organizations. He is the producer and founder of America's Pitch Tank featuring Original Shark Kevin Harrington. He spent more than a decade as the director of membership and business development for the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce.

Excellence // It's just a little bit more than greatness; a hard place to get to, and even harder to stay there

Michael Hill


An intelligent and creative Economics graduate with fifteen years experience in business analysis and direction, equally happy in structured, data-driven environments and informal business development arenas. Technically competent with a honed acumen and excellent client facing professionalism.

Stephan Wurzburg


A local Salem/Keizerite who has a background in Non-Profit Management, Marketing & Communications, UX/Web Design, CCNA, CompTIA+ Network Certification.

Wall of Wisdom

“To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don’t, you’re going to regret it.”

Catherine Cook, co-founder of MyYearbook

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game's winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that's why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now."

Chinese proverb

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”

Vince Lombardi

"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new."

Albert Einstein

“We are currently not planning on conquering the world.”

Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google

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