Join us this Thursday for a free event as we partner with the City of Davis to bring Startup Grind to Yolo County! Our special guest is Chris Johnson, the inventor of the Rapid Ramen cooker. Chris is a Shark Tank alumnus and has turned Rapid Brands into the world’s fastest growing microwave cookware company. As always, we’ll have appetizers and fantastic networking!
Speaker: Chris Johnson:
CEO/Founder The Johnson Group/ Rapid Brands
Christopher Johnson is the Founder & CEO of Rapid Brands, Inc. His leadership and strategic execution has lead Rapid Brands to become the fastest growing microwave cookware company in the country. It all started with Johnson’s first invention the Rapid Ramen Cooker, microwave cooker for ramen noodles. The company now boast over 25 products and the company’s retail footprint has grown to over 50,000 doors nationwide in less than 3 years. Johnson appeared on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank” in 2013, and secured an on-air deal with Dallas Maverick’s owner Mark Cuban. Johnson and his products have been featured on “Good Morning America,” CNN, Yahoo News, and the cover of Comstock Magazine to name a few. Johnson has secured license partnership with billion dollar brands such as Disney, Marvel, Nickelodeon, Collegiate, Top Ramen, Minute Rice, and General Mills to name a few.
Johnson has served on the Board of Directors for the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, Executive Board for Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce, and Board of Directors for Positive Coaching Alliance. Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish.
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