Mr. Whaley is currently the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TITIN inc. The Alpharetta, Georgia-based business was founded in 2005 in his dorm room while going to school full-time. In this role, Mr. Whaley has conducted extensive research for defined therapeutic usages, negotiated contracts with the athletes and teams of the NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, and PGA. As the CEO, he lead negotiations for a $Multi-million Venture Capital financing round in 2012. His award-winning product has won over $70,000 from business plan competitions to assist in commercializing his technology. In 2012, TITIN won $10,000 from the Under Armour Innovation Challenge. Prior to that in early 2011, his technology also won the Most Fundable award and Most Bankable award at the GT Business Plan Competition and Rice Business Plan Competition (the largest business plan competition in the world), respectively. He also won the Outstanding Product of 2011 at Global Venture Labs in Austin, Texas. His products were also dubbed "The Next Big Thing" by CNN. Such competitions also included winning First Place and People's Choice award in the GT InVenture Prize competition 2010. Mr. Whaley led all product licensing negotiations, marketing, product research, and development.
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