About Moonshot

Are you wondering what the Moonshot Pioneer Pitch is going to look like in the Verde Valley? Hear it from Moonshot CEO Scott Hathcock, see the contenders, and meet the winner...Check out this video and see exactly how the event rolled out in Flagstaff last November.

Interview with Birdman Media LLC Regarding Pioneer Pitch

Fall 2019 – VVREO finalists will be invited to attend a state-wide Moonshot Pioneer Pitch event. The Arizona Pioneer Pitch is sponsored by APS.

Paul Thomas

Led both private and public technology-based companies around the globe for almost three decades. As a “serial entrepreneur” he raised more than $130 million in venture capital, handled the sale or acquisition of eight businesses, and has been involved in multiple IPO filings. In addition to serving as the Executive in Residence, the 1983 graduate of NAU is also an assistant professor there, teaching courses in international business, entrepreneurship and management. Linkedin 





Scott Hathcock

The President and CEO of Moonshot, an incubator/accelerator program that has generated over 6 million in funding last year for the start-up community. With more than 20 years’ experience in the entertainment and technology sectors, he brings brand strategy, distribution, market and business development experience to his clients. As a seasoned public speaking and presentation skills trainer, Scott also assists executives, founders and the youth in the art of public speaking. Linkedin 





Kiersten Hathcock

Ex-TV marketing executive turned self-taught furniture designer/carpenter, Kiersten founded internationally known furniture brand, Mod Mom Furniture, while teaching herself to build furniture in 2007. For three and a half years, she built everything in her four hundred square foot garage until 2011 when she outsourced manufacturing here in the US.  Over the years, Mod Mom Furniture has not only been featured in magazines, TV shows like Shark Tank and The Nate Berkus Show, and modern design books but is being purchased by families, celebrities, and interior designers from around the globe. Celebrities like Christina Applegate and Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camilla as well and tastemakers like Rachel Zoe flock to Mod Mom for unique, stylish, eco-friendly furniture. Linkedin