January 2015

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27791.mp3 Darren Guccione - CEO & Co-founder of Keeper Security, Inc. [caption id="attachment_11347" align="alignright" width="180"] Darren Guccione[/caption] Darren Guccione is the CEO and Co-founder of Keeper Security, Inc. The company is the source of one of the world's most secure password managers. This digital vault system uses military-grade encryption technology for storing website login information, passwords, financial information, photos, documents, and more. The system works across multiple platforms and devices with just a master password or fingerprint. Major companies and industries, such as AT&T use the Keeper Security technology, and it is the pre-loaded application on Android and Windows phones in the United States. Darren has interests in art, science, finance, and technology, with a passion specifically for disruptive technologies.   Brian Horn - Co-Host of Authority Alchemy and HuffPo Author [caption id="attachment_11349" align="alignright" width="180"] Brian Horn[/caption] Brian Horn is the Co-Host of Authority Alchemy, a podcast that serves business owners who are striving to become the top authorities in their industries. Within 24 hours of the release of the podcast it became the 4th most popular marketing podcast available on iTunes. Brian wants entrepreneurs to believe in themselves and that they are worthy of reaching success. He helps people understand their personal brands and how to make those work and be true reflections of their business persona. Brian also writes for the Huffington Post on these topics and has been profiled and featured on The Howard Stern Show, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and other media outlets.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27790.mp3 Bryan Mattimore - Co-Founder and Chief Idea Guy at Growth Engine Company [caption id="attachment_11327" align="alignright" width="192"] Bryan Mattimore[/caption] Bryan Mattimore is the  co-founder of the Growth Engine Company, where they use a whole-brain approach to identifying opportunities and potential, and help teams successfully launch products and services. Before co-founding the Growth Engine Co. in 1999, he founded and served as president of the Mattimore Group, an 18-year-old creativity consulting company. Throughout his career Bryan has facilitated more than 1000 marketing, sales, and business strategy ideation sessions. Bryan has also served as a leader of focus groups and large and successful innovative projects. His latest book, Idea Stormers: How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs, presents tested and validated processes for innovation and leadership. Bryan is also the author of 99% Inspiration: Tips, Tales, and Techniques for Liberating Your Business Creativity.   Timothy Padden - CEO and Founder at Revolve Solar [caption id="attachment_11329" align="alignright" width="196"] Timothy Padden[/caption] Timothy Padden is the CEO and Founder at Revolve Solar, a company devoted to providing solutions for solar power alternatives. Through harvesting the natural powers of the sun, Timothy's family-driven company provides products and services that harness solar energy. Timothy is also the founder of USA Dropship, a warehousing and logistic distribution center serving customers in the U.S and abroad. He has experience in sales, marketing, distribution, and product sourcing. Timothy has also owned and operated factories in Africa and Mexico as they provided goods for American and Canadian markets.  ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27788.mp3 Scott McGregor - Advisor, Co-founder, Consultant and Executive to Tech Start-ups [caption id="attachment_11287" align="alignright" width="180"] Scott McGregor[/caption] Scott McGregor has a passion for turning raw technologies into products and helping start-ups achieve success. He is an advisor and executive coach, using his experience as an executive and business co-founder. Scott is also the co-inventor of Web Conferencing for the Placeware Web Conferencing Center (AKA Microsoft Live Meeting). His experience in Silicon Valley helps his guide clients through their own technical leadership roles, and Scott shares his enthusiasm as a speaker on topics including innovation, start-ups, and product design. He is also the past President and Co-founder of the Silicon Valley chapter of the Association for Software Design.   Cassius Butts - SBA Southern Regional Administrator http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27787.mp3 [caption id="attachment_11324" align="alignright" width="162"] Cassius Butts[/caption] Cassius Butts was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2011 to the post of SBA Regional Administrator. In this position he is responsible for the delivery of SBA programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. With his leadership skills he has been able to manage oversight of three record breaking years and help businesses in his region receive SBA-backed financing, in amounts close to $12 billion. Before this position, Cassius worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and has help leadership positions for Bank of America, Fleet Bank, and the City of Atlanta. He also brings to the SBA experience as a small business owner himself as the co-founder of CB Consulting Group, LLC. To attend the SBA State of the Region in person, or to listen live, click here!    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27785.mp3 Mike Ryan - CEO of Bellybaloo and Startup Guru [caption id="attachment_11282" align="alignright" width="192"] Mike Ryan[/caption] Mike Ryan is the CEO of Bellybaloo, a new way for mothers-to-be to share their baby's ultrasound images with friends and family. Mike's business experience goes far beyond that of this company, however, as he has more than 25 years of experience. He has worked in the fields of technology and healthcare for decades and has expertise in growing and leading more than 500 companies. Mike has also served on more than 60 boards of directors. He is also a husband and father of three who is passionate about mentoring others. His specialties include investing, strategic development, private equity, venture capital, technology, health, social networking, and more.   Natalie Eckdahl - CEO & Host of The Biz Chix Podcast at BizChix.com and Co-Founder of ScheduleMAX.com [caption id="attachment_11303" align="alignright" width="200"] Natalie Eckdahl[/caption] Natalie Eckdahl is the CEO and Host of The Biz Chix Podcast and Co-Founder of ScheduleMAX.com. Through her podcasts, she interviews female entrepreneurs (and a few guys, too), where she discusses with them all about their journeys, productivity tips, and balancing the whole work-life combination. The podcasts have been featured in the New and Noteworthy section of iTunes. As the co-founder of ScheduleMAX.com, Natalie helps to provide online scheduling software for appointment driven businesses. The software lets clients book appointments 24/7 and receive automatic reminders via either email or text.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27778.mp3 Ajay Bam - Co-founder and CEO at Produk.me [caption id="attachment_11240" align="alignright" width="240"] Ajay Bam[/caption] Ajay Bam is a serial entrepreneur with a history of successful global product management, marketing and technology executive leadership. He has more than 12 years of experience with startups and has worked with large corporations in digital commerce, retail, and financial services. Ajay has a track record of launching ventures and products in emerging markets, bringing forward inventions and product innovation, and helping companies develop strategies that lead to revenue growth. He co-founded, led, and directed “Modiv Media," an award winning venture capital funded company which was acquired by Catalina Marketing. Find him on LinkedIn here.   Scott Russell - Founder & Managing Director at eCarnegieTech [caption id="attachment_11280" align="alignright" width="192"] Scott Russell[/caption] Scott Russell is the founder and managing director at eCarnegieTech, to formally mentor, incubate, co-found and invest in Carnegie Mellon University prompted startups. He has more than 30 years of private equity, technology operating and international experience, largely with Softbank. In 2002 Scott helped to found Carnegie-Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus where PhD and Master Degrees are offered in software engineering. As an adjunct professor he has been mentoring software engineers for years, helping them to commercialize their intellectual property. Scott is also a member of CMU's School of Computer Science Dean's Advisory Board, as well as an advisor to the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship at the Tepper Business School.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27763.mp3 Ariel Nelson and Lane Gerson - Co-Founders of Jack Erwin Shoes [caption id="attachment_11246" align="alignleft" width="200"] Lane Gerson[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11247" align="alignleft" width="199"] Ariel Nelson[/caption] Ariel Nelson and Lane Gerson are the co-founders of Jack Erwin Shoes, bringing a new kind of shoe buying experience for men. They focus on four core principles: quality, curation, experience, and fair prices. These two friends and entrepreneurs didn't start out in the fashion world, though. Ariel was in beverage distribution and Lane worked in the world of accounting. They were both frustrated with high-priced less than classy shoes, so they decided to do something about it. They researched the shoe industry, had a chance meeting with a shoe designer, quit their jobs to pursue their new venture, and now offer classic shoes for men at prices ranging between $95 and $210 - reaching a wider customer base and providing a needed product.   Simon Sinek - SinekPartners and Management Consulting Consultant [caption id="attachment_11237" align="alignright" width="200"] Simon Sinek[/caption] Simon Sinek is the owner of SinekPartners and the leader behind Start With Why. He is a trained ethnographer and he uses those skills to help people learn how to be inspired, inspirational, and fulfilled with their careers. Simon is the author of two books, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t and Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. Throughout his years of study and experience he has observed that there are certain patterns of behavior that successful people follow, and he wants to share those ideas to help others reach their own potentials. His approach to leadership has led him to work with leaders of businesses and organizations that include 3M, Costco, Deckers, jetBlue, NBC/Universal, the military, and government entities. You can also find his commentary in local and national press, including The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, and BusinessWeek. He is also a visionary for the RAND Corporation.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27764.mp3 Martin Yate - NY Times Bestseller, Executive Resume Writer and Career Coach  [caption id="attachment_11234" align="alignright" width="216"] Martin Yate[/caption] Martin Yate has been a guest on the show before, and we enjoyed him so much, we asked him back. He is the author of the best selling Knock Em Dead series of career books, such as Knock 'em Dead 2015: The Ultimate Job Search Guide. He has been delivering advice and expertise to professionals for more than 30 years, helping them find jobs, write effective resumes and cover letters, and reach their career goals. He also works one-on-one with clients through his professional resume writing, LinkedIn profile development, and career coaching services. His career management strategies have a proven record of helping professionals design and find success with SEO and ATS-compatible resumes that get the attention of recruiters and hiring personnel.   Shannon Riley - President & CEO of One Stop Environmental, LLC [caption id="attachment_11229" align="alignright" width="200"] Shannon Riley[/caption] Shannon Riley is the founder and CEO of One Stop Environmental, LLC where she is responsible for leadership, strategy, and building the technical foundation of the company. One Stop Environmental focuses on private environmental issues, including issues such as hazardous waste transportation, emergency response, asbestos, lead and mold abatement, and more. She is more than the CEO of the company - she is a Certified Hazardous Material Manager at the master level and has helped lead the company to be ranked on the Inc. 500 and ICIC 100 lists. Shannon was also named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2008. She serves on the Young Executive Board for BBVA Compass, as a Board Member for the College of Arts Leadership at the University of Alabama, and in other various leadership positions.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27743.mp3 Jenny Vance - Entrepreneur & President at LeadJen [caption id="attachment_11189" align="alignright" width="168"] Jenny Vance[/caption] Jenny Vance is a leading entrepreneur in Indianapolis where she is the founder of LeadJen, a lead generation company that she has grown to almost 100 employees. LeadJen serves hundreds of companies across the US, including startups, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in between. Jenny is also the co-founder of Salesvue, a CRM software solution, and in 2012 she founded PlanSoon, a social network aiming to help people form new relationships and try new endeavors. Jenny has won awards like the 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management and was recognized by SLMA as one of 20 Women to Watch. She has also been recognized by Direct Marketing News and the Indianapolis Business Journal named her to their 40 Under 40 lists, and she received the McDermond Medal for Excellence in Entrepreneurship in 2013. LeadJen earned a Mira Award from TechPoint in 2013 and was recognized as one of the 2012 Indiana Companies to Watch.   Jason Flake - President of Game Shows Rock [caption id="attachment_11192" align="alignright" width="200"] Jason Flake[/caption] Jason Flake is the President of Game Shows Rock, an interactive entertainment company that builds and hosts live TV-style game show productions. His clients at Game Shows Rock include corporations seeking interactive innovations and opportunities to promote development and team building. Jason's company specializes in high energy, live, television-style game productions and they customize the format for each specific client and event. They have worked with clients from AT&T, Merrill Lynch, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Food Network.   Eugene Cornelius -Deputy Associate Administrator For Field Operations at the U.S. Small Business Administration and Justin Nelson - Co- Founder of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27745.mp3 The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, led by Justin Nelson, is working with the U.S. Small Business Administration to improve LGBT business relationships. Eugene Cornelius of the SBA and Justin Nelson are here to tell us about their efforts. [caption id="attachment_11200" align="alignright" width="205"] Eugene Cornelius[/caption] Eugene Cornelius is a member of the Senior Executive Service for the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a highly accomplished professional. He carries with him extensive experience in program management across a wide range of national networks. He focuses on results and has a proven track record in building strategic alliances and partnerships and has exceptional interpersonal skills and insight into Congress, senior Federal, State, and local officials, and economic development leaders. [caption id="attachment_11224" align="alignleft" width="172"] Justin Nelson[/caption] Justin Nelson is the Co-Founder of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. He studied at the University of Wyoming and served as the Director of Federal Affairs and External Relations for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In 2006 Justin was named one of the 25 Leading Men by Instinct Magazine, and he has served as a volunteer coordinator for the WY Special Olympics, as a Capital Hill Chair for the March of Dimes Walk America, and on the Advisory Board for the First WY Race for the Cure.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27742.mp3 Patti Johnson - CEO of PeopleResults & Author of Make Waves: Be the One to Start Change at Work and in Life [caption id="attachment_11125" align="alignright" width="240"] Patti Johnson[/caption] Patti Johnson is a career and workplace expert. As the CEO of PeopleResults, she directs change at clients such as PepsiCo, Microsoft, 7-Eleven, Accenture, Frito-Lay and many others. She focuses creating positive change in their leaders and organizations. Patti has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, MONEY Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, NBC.com, HR Executive magazine, Working Mother, and SHRM. She was selected as an ongoing expert for SUCCESS Magazine and is an instructor for SMU Executive Education and frequent speaker on "Leading Change."   Derek Lewis - America's #1 Ghostwriter for Business Books and Author of "The Business Book Bible" [caption id="attachment_11195" align="alignright" width="200"] Derek Lewis[/caption] We have argued for 3 years on the show that everyone must write their own book. Derek Lewis agrees! He is a professional ghostwriter and editor and has worked with business authors on five continents. Derek has worked with CEOs of multinationals, Fortune 100 consultants and small business owners to turn complex concepts and technical information into business books that people enjoy reading. Derek is also author of How Business Authors Work with Ghostwriters. his new book, "The Business Book Bible," comes out in February.    ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/27737.mp3 Eric Anderton - The Courageous Entrepreneur [caption id="attachment_11163" align="alignright" width="194"] Eric Anderton[/caption] Eric Anderton calls himself the Courageous Entrepreneur. His business focuses on Executive Coaching, Strategic Clarity, and Team Building. Eric frequently serves as a  Key Note Speaker sharing his twenty years of business experience. Eric can be your public speaker and can help with small group facilitation, and one-on-one mentoring. In this interview, we talk all about change and getting your business moving in the right direction. Eric uses his "Plan, Prioritize, Profit" philosophy to drive sales and revenue! Get his ebook here and access his video series here.   Kris Jones - Founder & CEO at KBJ Capital [caption id="attachment_11166" align="alignright" width="216"] Kris Jones[/caption] Kris Jones has been involved in online marketing since 1999 when he co-founding a gourmet food company based on a product his grandmother used to make. He became obsessed with discovering new ways to monetize website traffic. Soon, he ended up creating a full-service internet marketing agency named Pepperjam, which was acquired by eBay!! In 2010, he founded an early stage technology investment firm called KBJ Capital. He serves as an advisor and board member to multiple start-ups, including French Girls App, APPEK Mobile Apps, pathmapp, LSEO.com, Highlighter.com, and LavCup. He is also the founder and CEO of ReferLocal.com, which powers digital marketing for large traditional media companies and Chairman of Internet Marketing Ninjas, the top internet marketing company in the world.    ...