Carolyn Carpeneti is a high-energy, fearless entrepreneur, having started 3 successful companies with nothing more than an idea. Carolyn’s unconventional route to business success has been a result of her tenacious, innovative and resourceful approach to problem solving. Utilizing creative intelligence and determination, she has built thriving businesses in executive coaching and recruiting, educational web services, PR and event production, and fundraising. Her background includes being an:

  • Executive Recruiter: Became an invaluable partner for startup to Fortune 500 companies by gaining trust and insight into their human capital goals; coached executives to articulate their vision and recruit top talent, and helped executive candidates to position themselves to advance or transition their careers.
  • Startup Entrepreneur: As founder and CEO of CoPilot, an educational web services startup, she raised $800,000 in seed capital, built a top-tier team, launched a successful beta and product into the marketplace.
  • Visionary That Gets the Job Done: Created the vision and plan for an annual women’s summit attracting 5,000 attendees annually. Managed the entire event and PR, successfully recruiting Oprah Winfrey, Suze Orman and Governor Ann Richards as non-paid speakers.

Carolyn is also the author of Taking Flight