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Gary Wayne Clark

Founder, Angel Investor, Grammy® Recording Academy Artist
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Gary Wayne Clark is an engineer by training, a venture capitalist by trade, but a storyteller at heart. A serial entrepreneur, a prolific songwriter, an experienced Angel Investor, and a technology architect of creative destruction, he's currently the CEO of Ten Bears Technology, LLC, an innovator in the alternative medicine space, and Chief Strategy Officer for OpiSafe, a leading solution provider of platforms designed to manage the opioid response for prescribers, dispensers, public health agencies, first responders and the general public. As a musician, he is a 6 time winner of the prestigious Clouzine International Music Awards for songwriting, and his latest song - Nevermore, has climbed to #1 in North America and #3 in the World on Ethnocloud, an indie world music site. As an Author, he is an Amazon Top Ten "Best Seller" with his murder mystery entitled "Dead Balance", with an album of the same name. As a Serial Entrepreneur, he's a dreamer, a hacker and a hustler. He founded 3 software companies; directing 2 of them to public acquisition and 1 to strategic M&A. His latest startup is a Patent Pending ‘Music and Medicine’ app that guides patients in discovery of Alternative Therapies to manage Pain and Anxiety, using less drugs - clinical trials underway. As an Angel Investor, he is a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest Angel Network in the US, where he served as a member of the Board of Governors and founded the Central Coast Network of TCA. As an Investor, he has nine private investments and three successful exits. As a Mentor and Executive Advisor, he works with the Rocky Mountain Innosphere as a Sage Mentor and fractional Executive Advisor helping startups create disruptive innovations as they validate their products and markets, find their customer base and create profitable companies. When he’s not traveling among the Hopi and Navajo tribes to spin tall tales, he lives in the High Country of Colorado on his ranch with his wife, a Great Doodle named Neli, and the spirit of his shapeshifting interspecies translator, a telepathic Great Dane named Raz.