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Robert Blacklidge

Course Align
Founder & CEO
Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area
Robert recently launched Course Align, Course Align empowers educators to create data driven curriculum that clearly aligns to evolving business needs. Through the data-driven platform Course Align identifies the local market job needs: who's hiring, what skills they need, and how many people they are looking to hire all in real time. Empowering university administrators to make informed decisions on how to tailor their curriculum.

Course Align was a finalist for Startup Bus and Placed first in the 5th annual Veteran Entrepreneurs Training Symposium.

Course Align has been accepted to and will be participating in the next cohorts of the Tampa Bay WAVE and Veterans Florida.

Robert Blacklidge, a serial entrepreneur, works closely with first time entrepreneurs at Operation Startup located in Tampa Florida. Here he provides insights and mentorship to military veterans and community entrepreneurs as they face the many challenges of entrepreneurship. Robert worked with Operation Startup and community partners to develop the annual Biz Sprint "Vetrepreneur meets Hack-a-thon".

Robert recently spoke at the 2018 Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization conference in Tampa. Where he discussed the power of a large network and how to utilize LinkedIn.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, February 13


Wednesday, February 14


Thursday, February 15



My Moderators Sessions

Monday, February 12


Tuesday, February 13


Thursday, February 15