Founded: Summer 2012
Organizer: Robert Kwasny
More Info:  505 234-1059

Donations accepted, otherwise free…

Sessions occur from about 6:30 – 9:30PM.
It’s helpful to arrive about 15 minutes early.

Albuquerque is sprawling with a wide variety of talented and passionate individuals.

House of Genius strives to form new connections and reinforce the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Each session is unique, our format is excellent!
Each Genius is hand selected to provide excellent balance to the event…

Please apply and join us!
Join 18-23 of the sharpest minds in ABQ!
Each monthly meeting has an entirely different group


Robert Kwasny, Organizer
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Robert, first born of Entrepreneurial European Immigrants, started multiple businesses at age nine… cutting lawns, two paper routes, miles apart, mandated his first invention, a wagon attached to a self propelled lawn mower so he could drive his first “vehicle” to and from work each day.

US Air Force Communications Electronics technical background, so naturally he sold boats for a living — until launching four of the first Retail Computer Stores in 1976, long before IBM PC, Apple or even the mouse — consistently earning “top three” national awards.

17 businesses, several becoming #1 in their vertical niche, one spectacular failure and three retirements, one sailing the Atlantic, one creating multiple inventions, another to travel Internationally with his 360 degree video system, filming everything in every direction, all the time.

His interests center around sailing, electronics, software development, optics, video and magic.  His last company, grew 1,100% in 2011 alone, while focusing on the chore of helping families reestablish themselves, recovering from this tough economy.

He is a Charter Member of Angel and Equity Investment Network and mentors CEO’s and budding entrepreneurs with his “secret to national success” by coaching them to “just show up”.

Deborah Reese1Deborah Reese, Co-Organizer
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Deborah Reese started her career as a professional trainer in 1989 and has taught a wide range of subjects including customer service, presentation skills, and leading change for
audiences from six to 400 people.

As Chief Operations Officer of ProLaw Software, a law firm technology company that appeared on the Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest growing companies in the country three years in a row, Deborah’s guidance created one of the best places to work in New Mexico which was famous for its creative and diverse employee-driven culture. Deborah is largely credited for the company’s unprecedented employee retention rates due to her many innovative programs including Applicant Parties (featured in the 1999 Working Woman Magazine article, Burn This Resume) Then became a four-time Head Coach for Landmark Education’s Self-Expression and Leadership Program.

She is also known as the Lead Vocalist in the original rock band Black T-Shirt Monday and as the creator of Deaf Jam, a live rock music concert for the deaf.

As the founder and catalyst for Convivium Coworking, Deborah currently hosts a community and shared workspace for solopreneurs, start-ups, and location-independent professionals to collaborate, learn, socialize and share resources.

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Donald Clark, Co-Organizer

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Don has been building custom databases designed to improve business processes since the mid 1980’s, when his first relational database, streamlined the inventory and ordering processes for the bar and restaurant industry.

Since then, he’s developed solutions over these last 21 years making businesses more efficient with smart database design, for clients across a wide spectrum of businesses and has the highest Filemaker Developer Certification available.

His Bachelor of Science degree with an Accounting major and Cost Accounting minor as well as his vast knowledge of systems, programming and interoperability of various operating systems and hardware platforms, qualifies him as an Uber-Geek, when he’s not hurtling his 6’2″ linebacker frame down the slopes in Taos and Southern Colorado or trying to get his lovable Golden Lab to pay attention to him when visitors come over.


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Once selected, meeting details are sent to you, we’ll meet near Menaul and Carlisle in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Upcoming Sessions

Thursday Evening
February 28, 2013

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Prior Sessions

Wednesday Evening
November 14, 2012
The traditional, “Semi-Mysterious” presenter topics for this event are:

  1. A presenter that has a plan to take America OUT of the dark ages
  2. A presenter that will be paradigm shifting media as we know it
  3. Another that is ready to investigate the massive and rapid expansion of a core business here in Albuquerque.

Bring your intellect in trade for treats, coffee, tea and soft drinks!

Give your guidance to very worthy people, working on AMAZING projects here in the Duke City!