Eric Dahan – CEO, Co- Founder at Open Influence
Eric Dahan is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Open Influence, where he oversees the strategic direction, execution, global expansion, and overall operation of the company. With an international scope and background in business, Eric brings a rich and pragmatic understanding of market dynamics and social sciences to his role. Eric is a thought-leader in the influencer industry and is recognized as a Forbes’ 30 Under 30 (2017) and an Inc.’s 30 Under 30 (2016). Prior to co-founding Open Influence, Eric co-founded Splurge, a mobile app that combines social curation and e-commerce by aggregating online flash-sales from a variety retailer. He also served as a chief executive officer and managing partner for the company. Before Splurge, Eric got his start in digital at HauteLook, a members-only online marketplace offering flash-sales and limited-time sales events that was acquired by Nordstrom in 2011. Today, Open Influence is an international leader in influencer marketing with more than 60 full-time employees.
Jack Bergstrand is the CEO and founder of Brand Velocity Inc. and Consequent, on the board of the Drucker Institute, and the leading expert on how to increase the velocity of large cross-functional initiatives. He specializes in strategic cross-functional business transformation initiatives. Prior to founding BV and Consequent, he was CIO of the Coca-Cola Company, CFO and head of manufacturing and logistics for Coca-Cola Beverages, and chief marketing officer and division manager for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of New England. Jack has three master’s degrees in management, education and human development, and advertising. The Velocity Advantage will help you achieve better and faster results with less effort and aggravation. This book explains how every person and the team can improve the speed and direction of important initiatives, even in the midst of chaos.
Andy Davenport – Founder of the Regal Credit Management and Your Score: An Insider’s Secrets to Understanding, Controlling, and Protecting Your Credit Score
Andy Davenport is the founder of the largest consumer repair firm in NYC, and debunks the myth that understanding credit is too complicated for the average person to understand. Andy’s company, Regal Credit Management, has helped thousands of high profile celebrities, athletes, and everyday clients navigate the world consumer credit. Andy believes that the best way to not be taken advantage of by credit bureaus is to be armed with knowledge. He is the author of Your Score, in this book, Andy outlines the hidden rules of the credit landscape to make sure consumers know how to get square deal. He provides step-by-step instructions to finding out one’s real credit score, how to build the ideal credit profile, and how to protect oneself from predatory lenders, thoughtless mistakes, and poor decisions. Andy also explains how one can find and fix the five biggest mistakes most consumers are making with their credit, and he delves into strategies for maneuvering specific, yet common credit situations. Andy shares his top-level strategies which have made him one of the most sought-after credit gurus in the nation in Your Score.