Anna Sabino – Founder of Lucid New York and Author of Your Creative Career: Turn Your Passion into a Fulfilling and Financially Rewarding Lifestyle
Anna Sabino is an Author and a certified Co-Active Coach of life and business. Anna started her path of creative entrepreneurship when she quit working on Wall Street over a decade ago. She started a jewelry brand “Lucid in New York City.” At first, Lucid was a collection of glass jewelry, made in Anna’s room. To put her roommate at ease, she moved the propane tanks and her glass jewelry making operation! Anna started working with metals, wire wrapping, and crystals. This is how the Lucid New York Brand started over twelve years ago. Anna designed the collection, got pieces made in New York, worked with artisans from Thailand and imported jewelry from Hongkong. For years, she used to exhibit the collections at trade shows in San Francisco, New York, and StyleWatch. Anna was featured as a trade show expert in Entrepreneur magazine and other blogs and publications. Instead of focusing on growth in financial terms, she started prioritizing personal growth developing skills, which one day would make her plan of having a location independent lifestyle possible. Her goal is to inspire fellow creatives to run a successful business so that they have more time for creativity and growth.
Jyotsna Ramachandran – Book Publishing & Marketing Expert and Author of Job Escape Plan: The 7 Steps to Build a Home Business, Quit your Job & Enjoy the Freedom
Jyotsna Ramachandran is a HomeEntrepreneur™. Jyotsna wants to help you start a home-based business and grow it by becoming a published author. Her journey towards freedom began when she decided to never again be an employee. Jyotsna tried out various businesses to support her decision – a staff recruitment agency, a franchisee of a chocolate brand, and freelance web designing. The arrival of her daughter, Advika, was the turning point in her life. She nows run a book publishing company called HappySelfPublishing.com that provides a variety of services of authors like book coaching, book writing, editing, proofreading, book cover designing, formatting, self-publishing ebooks, paperback & audiobooks on Amazon. She designs author websites, creating book trailers and running campaigns to make the book a #1 bestseller on Amazon. Jyotsna’s mission is to make self-publishing easy, fast & affordable process for her clients by building an efficient team and creating a strong system. Her vision is to help 5000 people by 2020 to share their message with the world through their books. Jyotsna’s experience of successfully running a home-based business has inspired her to write her book “Job Escape Plan” and start her YouTube channel, HomeEntrepreneurTV.
Jay Shah – CEO at Personal Capital
Jay Shah is the CEO and a member of the board of directors of Personal Capital. Over 1.6 million people use their app and Macworld says it is “the best” personal financial app around! Two-thirds of the company’s employees reporting to him. He has occupied roles of successively increased responsibility and has always delivered. During a period of hyper-growth, Jay has infused the firm with operational rigor and lead some of their most important initiatives. Jay has been an instrumental part of Personal Capital’s management team since the first year of the company. He is an exceptional leader with deep expertise in both financial services and information technology. Jay has twenty years of experience in privately-held and public financial services and technology organizations, over half that time spent building & running consumer-direct FinTech companies like Personal Capital and E-LOAN.