Chief Operating Officer, MedXPrime
Ken Newton is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana who currently resides in Northern California. He attended Louisiana State University, graduating with a major in business and communications.
Ken's early years included 12 years with the 1st Special Forces Group (ABN), 20th Special Forces Group. He returned to his home and, securing insurance and investment credentials, established a financial planning business that targeted the self-employed business owner. He soon founded Entrepreneur Development Group, a seminar company designed to promote self-employment.
Ken has represented direct selling companies in the financial services arena, consumer electronics, legal services and nutrition attaining top ranking distributor status while serving as Corporate Trainer for each of these companies.
Mr. Newton is a consultant to start-up direct selling companies helping to establish compensation plans, training programs, lead generation systems and distributor support functions, analyzing current practices and methodologies and offering advice on how increasing share of market and building an effective, engaged distributor base. He founded a lead generation company specifically for the direct selling industry and has served as VP, Sales Training, for a network marketing robotic trading company.
Outside of the direct selling industry, Ken has equally diverse business experience. As an Internet Marketing Trainer for a California based e-solutions company, he conducted seminar workshops for the owners of both small businesses and home-based businesses. During the dot.com boom, he was Director of Sales, Training and Education for a fitness equipment and nutritional products company which provided a web-based business building and support system for fitness and health professionals. While actively building his own business group of like-minded entrepreneurs, he was active in the corporate arena as Director of Professional Services for a major media and broadcast company for 13 years.
Learning about the medical crisis of Adverse Drug Reactions and a brilliant, simple genetic test that could help avoid these incidents, Ken co-founded MedXPrime to combat this urgent health issue. As Chief Operating Officer, Ken brings to MedXPrime a diverse background of corporate and entrepreneurial experience that makes him an ideal person to help steer our company to success. He understands the needs of individual Associates because he has lived it and he knows how crucially important corporate functions are to the success of both the company and the individuals that represent it. His personal credo is to help people live a ‘lifestyle by design’ by developing entrepreneurial skills that allow them to ‘Do Well by Doing Good’.