Barbara Weltman - Founder/President of Big Ideas for Small Business®, Author, Small Business Advocate, and Radio Show Host
Barbara Weltman is an attorney and a nationally recognized expert in taxation for small businesses, as well as the author of many top-selling books on taxes and finance, including J.K. Lasser’s Small Business Taxes. She is also the publisher of Idea of the Day®, a guest columnist for WSJ.com and U.S. News & World Report, is quoted regularly in major publications (including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Money magazine), and hosts a monthly radio show. She has been named one of the Top 100 Small Business Influencers for 2011, 2012, and 2013. Big Ideas for Small Business is the ultimate Small Business Resource Center, established to be the premier resource for the small business. Barbara is the tax and law expert for Inc.com. The company launched its own radio show, Build Your Business (BYB). Each BYB show centers on a topic relevant to business owners and provides the information, discussion and resources that listeners need to meet challenges, improve efficiency and increase the profitability of their business.
Eric Termuende is changing the way we talk about work and how we view success. As founder of The DRYVER Group, Eric has helped build a tool that quantifies culture. The tool helps organizations understand what it is their employees love about their job in order to attract talent based on fit as opposed to just brand or salary. With the help of his robust network of companies that can deliver proven results based on analyses, the workplace can be changed for the better. In the past two years Eric has spoken at over 60 events and to thousands of people about the future of work. He has been featured in Forbes, HuffPost and is an American Express and Ashoka Top 100 Emerging Social Innovator. Eric was a repeat delegate for the Canadian G20 YEA Summit in Sydney, Australia and Beijing, China, and a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum.