Oli Sanidas, Executive Director Arapahoe Libraries, Co-Founder of The OAK Journal Method
Oli is very experienced in supporting entrepreneurs, especially when working with local governments and the public sector. He has worked for over 18 years in public libraries, where he is currently the Executive Director of Arapahoe Libraries. He has worked with numerous initiatives to position libraries as partners to entrepreneurs, helping them understand the unique opportunities available to them at their local library.
He is a founding member of Project Nexus, an initiative to establish an entrepreneurial ecosystem in South Denver.
Oli, an entrepreneur himself, is the co-founder of The OAK Journal Method, a structured journal based on positive psychology that provides the curated tools to set and achieve goals effectively. Initially, he and his partners set up the journal to help entrepreneurs. OAK Journal completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2021.
In addition, Oli serves on the advisory board of Prime Health. He is a long-time judge of the Prime Health Innovation Challenge, a 6-month program that advances healthcare through technological innovation, aiming to improve health equity, access, quality, and cost for underserved communities in Colorado.