For the last 5 years, Tendai Charasika has been strategically leading and growing the early-stage startup company, SuperFanU, Inc. Through Tendai’s leadership, SuperFan has grown from the idea of two founders to a multi-million dollar technology company with brands that have a national and global presence. Prior to joining SuperFan, Tendai led the strategy and operational oversight of the entrepreneurial division of Louisville, Kentucky’s innovative chamber of commerce, Greater Louisville Inc’s EnterpriseCorp. Previous to that, Tendai was the lead Sustainability Analyst for then Summit Energy Services, Inc., now a division of Schneider Electric, responsible for the execution of strategic initiatives for a portfolio of global companies. Tendai holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering both from the University of Louisville.
Tendai has led and served on numerous boards throughout his growing professional career including current Chairman roles of Venture Connectors and the Community Foundation’s Vogt Innovation Awards.