Tallis started his first venture in 2004, exiting that venture in 2007. Since then he has earned his MBA from Clark University’s Graduate School of Business, taught at the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business as an adjunct professor and been involved with more than a dozen ventures. He has participated in ventures in artificial intelligence in stock training, machine learning algorithms for IoT, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, online platforms, consumer electronics, hospice service, music industry and now literature. Throughout his ventures he has gained valuable experiences that he’s been able to share with others through mentoring and teaching. Over the years of mentoring, he has seen new entrepreneurs struggle with some of the same issues. Tallis lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife, Corrin, and their dog, Bella.