19 Aug August 21, 2017 – Bootstrapping Nathan Hirsch, Branding Connie Chi & WSJ Bestseller Chris Kuenne
Nathan Hirsch – CEO at FreeeUp.com and Co-Author of Free Up Your Business: 50 Secrets to Bootstrap Million Dollar Companies
Nathan Hirsch is Founder and CEO of FreeeUp Outsourcing and he has been an eCommerc entrepreneur since 2009 and has grown into a leading expert, with experience managing multi-million dollar businesses. Nathan started out selling textbooks from his college dorm room and hired his first employee before he was allowed to drink. His extensive knowledge in creating business systems and processes, personnel management, and hiring remote workers lead to starting a gig economy company, FreeeUp. He started the company in 2015 after spending 7+ years interviewing, hiring, and training remote workers, knowing that there must be a better way for companies to hire remote workers. Companies don’t have time to spend hours interviewing and finding the most reliable people. He also co-wrote a book talking about these experiences and his belief in bootstrapping.
Chris Kuenne – Founder and Managing Director at Rosemark Smart Capital and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win
Chris Kuenne spent ten years in marketing management at Johnson & Johnson and then lead the Band Aid and Tylenol Brand franchises. In 1998, he then started Rosetta, a digital marketing firm. By 2010, it had become the largest independent digital agency in the world and was sold to Publicis for $575M! He continued to serve as CEO through June 2013 and Executive Chairman through December 2013. Chris founded Rosemark Capital Group in 2014, with the mission of “serving entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs.” He is a lecturer at Princeton University in Technology & Entrepreneurship and his articles have appeared in Forbes and other sources. He’s been a guest on CNBC and is a popular speaker. His new book is on the role that the founding CEO’s personality plays in driving value and impact.
Connie Chi – Founder of The Chi Group
Connie Chi is the president and founder of The Chi Group, a boutique brand management & ad agency. She is revolutionizing the future of brands. She has a passion for advertising, and has an love for buying tech gadgets that look cool and exciting. She is host of The Brand Academy Podcast. Connie is an avid champion of all things vegan, proud mom of a 6 year old furbaby.