Marva Allen is a seasoned entrepreneur with several successful ventures to her credit. A trailblazer and one of the only women in tech since the age of 24 Marva was co-founder of multi-million tech company that was thrice nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurship Award. She is also the recipient of numerous business awards, including The IBM & Kodak Excellence Award, and was named a Crain's Business 40 Under 40 Award for significantly achieving in business before her 40th birthday. Marva is a technologist, an author, publisher, bookstore owner and Business School college professor. Marva Allen, author of three acclaimed books, Protegee, Camouflage, If I Should Die Tonight …Her latest book, The Pianist and Min Jade is currently in the works. Allen has been the “go to” person for books for NPR, NBC and is the on-air weekly book contributor and commentator for Arise TV.