Doug Speight is a serial entrepreneur, having launched 5 startups in engineering design, consumer products, real estate, 3D printing and financial technology. Speight is founder and CEO of Cathedral Leasing, a B2B fintech marketplace that connects small to mid-sized companies with over 100 banks and leasing firms. Speight formerly led open innovation and technology commercialization at the Dept. of Energy, NASA and universities, facilitating the licensure of 30 innovations and the launch of 12 startups. Speight is currently the CODE2040 Entrepreneur in Residence, supported by Google for Entrepreneurs, in Durham, NC, working to expand diversity in entrepreneurship and tech.