April 2018

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31599.mp3   Angie Read - Vice President of Growth Insight at Barkley and Author of Marketing to Gen Z [caption id="attachment_25381" align="alignright" width="150"] Angie Read[/caption] Angie Read is Vice President of Growth Insight at Barkley. She has 20 plus years of consumer marketing and public relations experience for brands including Sprint, Hallmark, Dearfoams, and Foot Petals, as well as the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. As a marketer - and a mom of three teenagers - Angie is committed to helping brands appeal to and authentically engage with Gen Z, who by the year 2020 will represent 40 percent of American consumers. Prior to Barkley, Angie was a Partner at Fleishman Hillard. Angie has a master’s degree in public communication from American University.   Ashley Sage-Taylor Armstrong - Distribution Channel, Rank & Revenue Specialist on Amazon.com and Author of The Adventures of Starlight and Sunny: Book One in, The Adventures of Starlight and Sunny Series, ?The Princess Path?, How to be True with Good Deeds; ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31595.mp3   Kiné Corder - Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley & Author of Improve Your Odds - The Four Pillars of Business Success [caption id="attachment_25373" align="alignright" width="150"] Kiné Corder[/caption] Kiné Corder is the CEO of PRESIDENTIAL LIFESTYLE, a financial wellness company focused on wealth in all of its forms. Also, a member of the Financial Therapy Association, she speaks to and consults with couples who want to become a winning team in love, life, and money. They do this by joining Kiné in a community of life-long-learns called the Prosperity Club. Before entering the financial services industry, Kiné gained international popularity when she became the spokesperson for ABC’s Extreme Makeover. She was featured on Oprah, Good Morning America, E! Channel and Entertainment Tonight and worked with various media entities including Elle, Marie Claire, TV Guide, and People Magazine. In 2012, Kiné launched her first book, “The Art of Starting Over.”   Piper Moretti - CEO of The Crypto Realty Group [caption id="attachment_25375" align="alignright" width="150"] Piper Moretti[/caption] Piper Moretti is the CEO of The Crypto Realty Group, a Los Angeles-based firm specializing in conducting real estate transactions with cryptocurrency and the only REALTOR® in California who has completed 5 bitcoin transactions to date. Piper is a licensed international luxury REALTOR® at First Team Christie’s International Luxury Real Estate, one of the world’s largest luxury real estate brokerages as well as a Certified International Property Specialist, the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®. She is also a proud advisor to the Los Angeles Blockchain Lab, CROP.io, and a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the International Blockchain Real Estate Association. Her speaking engagements include Inman Connect, New York 2018, International Blockchain Real Estate Association’s 2nd Annual Conference and UCLA Cyber Days. Piper has been featured in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Realtor.com, Mansion Global, and Commercial Observer, Business Insider and Bitcoin Magazine.   William Francavilla - Speaker, Consultant and Author of The Madoffs Among Us: Combat the Scammers, Con Artists, and Thieves Who Are Plotting to Steal Your Money [caption id="attachment_25025" align="alignright" width="150"] William Francavilla[/caption] William Francavilla is a Certified Financial Planner with more than thirty years of experience in the financial services industry. He has worked as an investment advisor and professional trainer for several Fortune 500 companies and retired from Legg Mason as senior vice president and director of corporate wealth management. William currently is a consultant to some of the most successful financial advisors and financial firms in the country. He speaks and writes to help clients and advisors better understand how best to succeed. His book is highly acclaimed by leaders in the financial industry.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31596.mp3   Cash Nickerson - President of PDS Tech and Author of The Samurai Listener  [caption id="attachment_25333" align="alignright" width="150"] Cash Nickerson[/caption] Steven “Cash” Nickerson is president and a principal of PDS Tech, Inc., one of the largest engineering and IT staffing firms in the U.S., employing over 10,000 employees. Cash has held a variety of legal and executive positions in his 30-year career, including attorney and marketing executive for Union Pacific Railroad, a partner at Jenner & Block (one of Chicago’s five largest law firms), and chairman and CEO of an internet company he took public. An avid writer and speaker on the workplace, jobs, economy, and employment, he is the author of several books including BOOMERangs, Engaging the Aging Workforce in America and StagNation, Understanding the New Normal in Employment. Cash is an avid martial artist, ranked as a third-degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate, a Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and a Russian Martial Art instructor at his school, Big D Systema in Dallas. He is a frequent guest on numerous talk radio shows including NPR, The Joe Elliot Show, Americas Evening News, Lifestyle Talk Radio, The Lifestyle Show, Conversations with Peter Solomon, Ringside Politics, The Dave Malarkey Show, The Morning Show, and The Costa Report. The Samurai Listener provides specific physical and mental exercises to improve all of your interpersonal interactions, particularly in professional settings.   Ashwin Krishnan - Tech Interpreter for Security, Privacy, and Ethics; Human Revitalizer for Inspiration, Fulfillment, and Joy [caption id="attachment_25328" align="alignright" width="150"] Ashwin Krishnan[/caption] Ashwin Krishnan is a reformed hi-tech executive, and his first mission is to help "interpret" technology - focusing on security, privacy, and ethics - for enterprises and consumers. He loves spearheading enterprises and consumer journey to help navigate through dizzying technology shifts and its impact on security, privacy and ethics using speaking, podcasting and blogging to educate, empower and exciting change. He is a former Hi-Tech exec (SVP at HyTrust, VP at Versa Networks) with over two decades of hi-tech executive experience in the cybersecurity and virtualization domain. He is the author of Mobile Security for Dummies, a regular columnist with CSOOnline.com, ITSPMagazine, ThriveGlobal, CPOMagazine, Kinja, and Qrius. He is also a podcast host with Cyber Security Dispatch he regularly interviews CISOs and security thought leaders.   Benjamin K. Walker - Founder and CEO at Transcription Outsourcing [caption id="attachment_25330" align="alignright" width="150"] Benjamin Walker[/caption] Benjamin Walker is the founder and CEO of Transcription Outsourcing. Transcription Outsourcing provides the best transcription services available in the US. He and the company work with government agencies, single practice attorneys, and physicians, as well as entire university systems to provide fast, accurate, and reliable transcription services. Specialties include medical transcription services (including EHR integration), legal transcription services, law enforcement transcription services, academic transcription services, podcast transcription, and financial transcription services. They provide a user-friendly, cost-effective, outsourcing option for a wide range of industries. The company currently works with the Arkansas State Police, the University of Colorado Boulder and Denver, VA New York, Lane County Health and Human Services, Colorado Department of Revenue, and the Colorado Department of Healthcare Finance and Policy.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31588.mp3   Mitchell Levy - AHA Guy at AHAthat - Empowering Thought Leaders to Share Their Genius, TEDx Speaker, Author and Publisher [caption id="attachment_25261" align="alignright" width="150"] Mitchell Levy[/caption] Mitchell Levy is the AHA Guy and CEO at AHAthat. He empowers thought leaders to share their genius. Mitchell is an accomplished Entrepreneur who has created twenty businesses in Silicon Valley including four publishing companies that have published over 800 books. Mitchell is a TEDx speaker and internationally bestselling author of fifty-nine business books. He's provided strategic consulting to over one hundred companies, has advised over five hundred CEOs on critical business issues and has been chairman of the board of the NASDAQ-listed company. As a Thought Leader Architect, Mitchell help organizations turn their expertise into recognized thought leaders and often consult the chief thought leader on strategy, and techniques for execution.   Jeff Schechter - Co-Founder of High Return Real Estate [caption id="attachment_25264" align="alignright" width="150"] Jeff Schechter[/caption] Jeff Schechter and Jack Gibson co-founded a company called High Return Real Estate, specializing in turn-key investments. They are the hosts of The High Returns Real Estate Show and personally have over 80+ turnkey properties that are producing outstanding monthly cash flow returns. In addition to real estate investing, both Jack and Jeff have thriving multi-million dollar businesses. Jack operates a nutrition consulting and distribution company and Jeff a private consulting practice helping people realize their full potential in all aspects of life. Between them, they have incredible experience and entrepreneurial stories.     Dr. David Cook - Author of Laughing at Political Correctness: How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Liberal? [caption id="attachment_25269" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr. David Cook[/caption] Dr. David Cook is one of the Nation's leading authorities on vision therapy. After graduating, he attended the Vision Therapy Residency Program at the State University of New York's College of Optometry, where he became a clinical instructor. Dr. Cook is a sought-after speaker. He has lectured on the non-surgical treatment of crossed eyes to such national groups as the American Optometric Association. He is currently pioneering the use of 3D Movies in the treatment of strabismus. In addition, he has addressed the International Reading Association, local educators, and the Georgia school of an occupational therapist. He has appeared on such local television programs as Good Day Atlanta and Noonday.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31585.mp3   Brad Ruffkess - Founder at BoxLock, Inc. [caption id="attachment_24835" align="alignright" width="150"] Brad Ruffkess[/caption] Brad Ruffkess is a high-energy leader with a proven ability to build brands and businesses. Brad is a result oriented, analytical thinker who brings vision, strategy, and execution expertise to drive growth. He is an influencer known for identifying and building meaningful partnerships that collaboratively create value and drive a business result in innovative ways. In the years 2012 - 2015, Brad was a global connection strategist working with Coca-Cola company's various brands and markets around the world to help deliver liquid and linked connection strategies that have social at the heart. Today, Brad is solving the problem of stolen UPS and FedEx packages. He created BoxLock which allows delivery companies to lock your package away until you come home later.   Deb Calvert - President of People First Productivity Solutions and Author of Stop Selling and Start Leading: How to Make Extraordinary Sales Happen [caption id="attachment_25251" align="alignright" width="150"] Deb Calvert[/caption] Deb Calvert is president of People First Productivity Solutions, works with companies to build organizational strength by putting people first. Her work in sales training, leadership development and team effectiveness is research-based and people-focused. One of the ways Deb personally "puts people first" is by providing free resources for individuals. She hosts the CONNECT! Online Radio Show for Selling Professionals, writes the CONNECT2Lead and CONNECT2Sell blogs, serves as an expert panelist for Managing Americans, and manages the CONNECT! Community. Deb's background as a Director with a Fortune 500 company along with her diverse experience in Sales, Human Resources and Operations uniquely equips her to work across a variety of industries and functions.   Scott Kimbro - Founder of ScottKimbroTeaches.com Scott Kimbro loves to teach. His background is in financial management and accounting, as well as Network Marketing. Scott found himself being unfulfilled in the accounting and financial management positions he held over the years. It was not until he had some career tests - and spiritual gifts tests - that he discovered his knack for teaching. Once he found Network Marketing and learned the necessary skills, he thrived! He discovered that, by focusing on "teaching that matter to people who care", he could help people create successful businesses of their own. Scott now consults with business owners - both home-based and corporate - to teach them how to teach others to live purposeful lives.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31581.mp3 Ray Rothrock - CEO of RedSeal, Ex-Partner at Venrock and Author of Digital Resilience: Is Your Company Ready for the Next Cyber Threat? [caption id="attachment_25273" align="alignright" width="150"] Ray Rothrock[/caption] Ray Rothrock is a thought leader in cybersecurity and long time investor in the sector. He was a participant in the White House CyberSecurity Summit held at Stanford University and is CEO at RedSeal, an internet security firm. He is also a seed investor mostly in cyber companies, including Area 1 Security, Synack, Tala, dTex, NS8, Mark43, Qwilt, RigUp, Planet, LumaHealth, Unbound Tech, Virgil, Cybrary, Halo Tech, and others. Ray was a Partner at Venrock Venture Capital for 25 years. Originally established as the venture capital arm of the Rockefeller family in 1969, Venrock funded some of the world’s most disruptive, successful companies including Apple Computer, Athenahealth, and Intel. Ray is the author of "Digital Resilience," a non-technical book for management, leaders and really just about anyone interested in getting control of their cyber threat.   DeAnna Murphy - Keynote Speaker and Author of Shift Up!: Strengths Strategies for Optimal Living [caption id="attachment_25042" align="alignright" width="150"] DeAnna Murphy[/caption] DeAnna Murphy is the founder and CEO of Strengths Strategy Inc. and its affiliate, People Acuity, which has attracted over 300 partners in 34 countries. DeAnna is known for being a master at co-creating solutions to people problems and designing leading-edge transformational tools, content, strategies, and resources that are relevant to real-life challenges. She is also a highly sought-after coach, facilitator, and speaker and has presented internationally at multiple conferences, always delivering top-rated experiences. Over the past twenty-three years of leadership consulting, DeAnna has developed a stalwart reputation for being a driver of engagement, productivity, and individual/team performance. Using both qualitative and quantitative research, and with an eye toward accountability for outcomes, she has seen her clients enjoy a 259% increase in employee engagement, a 90% increase in productivity, a 475% increase in team connection measurement over a three-year period, and three years of a 30% year-over-year increase in annual sales. DeAnna is a Top 100 Global Coaching Leader, an International Coach Federation member, and has advanced degrees and certificates from Brigham Young University, the Coaches Training Institute, FranklinCovey, and the Gallup Organization.   Altovise Pelzer - CEO of AP Business Consultants and Author of The PRESS Series  [caption id="attachment_25222" align="alignright" width="150"] Altovise Pelzer[/caption] Altovise Pelzer is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, telesummit strategist, founder of the online Your Voice & Reactivate Me Communities, VIP live streamer and head script writer for Breaking Free International.  Author of five best selling books and co-author of three books, Altovise writes self-help books that center around women being equipped to use their personal story as leverage. She have been interviewed on numerous podcasts about her journey through molestation and homelessness. These greatly affected Altovise’s decision to motivate women and youth to find their unique voice. It is her mission to make it possible for women to speak, create their own opportunities and walk in their Unique Purpose. Women after abuse go through numerous self harming actions that start with a seed of low self esteem. Through e-courses, live events, books and social media, Altovise wants to touch and transform the lives of women globally one woman at a time.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31575.mp3 Matt Watson - Founder of Stackify, Developer, Lover of Clouds  & Dev Tools, Obsessed with making developers lives easier [caption id="attachment_25033" align="alignright" width="150"] Matt Watson[/caption] Matt Watson is the Founder & CEO of Stackify. He has been a developer/hacker for over 15 years and loves solving hard problems with code. He sold his first startup, VinSolutions, for $150 million and started Stackify to solve the biggest challenge he had as the CTO of VinSolutions. Matt is also skilled at SEO, blogging and content marketing. Stackify receives hundreds of thousands of monthly visits as a result of Matt's successful content marketing. Matt founded the Stackify in 2012 to solve three key problems. The first problems are it takes too many tools to monitor and troubleshoot application problem, second is developers don't even have access to the tools, and they should and third is needs to be affordable for all developers. Stackify solves this problem by combining application performance monitoring (APM) with server monitoring, app metrics, advanced error tracking, and log management in a single easy to use platform for developers.   Dinny McMahon - Fellow at MacroPolo and Author of China's Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans, and the End of the Chinese Miracle [caption id="attachment_25035" align="alignright" width="150"] Dinny McMahon[/caption] Dinny McMahon spent a decade in China as a journalist covering the Chinese economy and financial system for the Wall Street Journal and for the Dow Jones Newswires where he also contributed to the Far Eastern Economic Review. A native Australian, he is fluent in Mandarin. Dinny completed China’s Great Wall of Debt while a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. He is currently a fellow at MacroPolo, a China-focused think tank based in Chicago. Dinny currently writes in depth about how China is attempting to overhaul its financial system and rein in the risks that threaten its stability.   Anni Keffer - CEO, Anni Keffer International, Founder of the Young Women of Influence Conference, Co-Founder/CEO, Old Souls Vintage Rentals, and Author of Leadership Built On Why: One Simple Idea That Will Revolutionize the Leadership Paradigm and Transform Your Life! [caption id="attachment_25037" align="alignright" width="150"] Anni Keffer[/caption] Anni Keffer is a nationally-recognized Youth Leadership Speaker, Author, and Founder of the Young Women of Influence Conference. She has been seen in CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX affiliates and in a number of publications, including the New York Business Journal, Pittsburgh Post- Gazette, Miami Herald, Chicago Business Journal, WHIRL, San Francisco Chronicle, MompreneurMedia and others. She is also the Co-Author of the Amazon #1 Best Seller, Girls Lead. Anni was nominated for WHIRL magazine’s Women In Business.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31594.mp3   Greg Jeffries - SEO Expert, SEM, SEO Consultant and Marketing for Small and Local Businesses [caption id="attachment_25022" align="alignright" width="150"] Greg Jeffries[/caption] Greg Jeffries is a designer, entrepreneur, and internet marketer. He is passionate about online marketing and his top strengths include creating strategies and organizing information and complex workflows into a simple process, search engine optimization, and developing the various design and creative solutions. Greg is obsessive when it comes to finding and knowing the best tools and resources to accomplish a specific task so he can create the most simple and efficient processes that can easily be delegated and help himself or whomever he's working for scale and accomplish is the most in the least amount of time. Greg is just a regular guy, who never made more than 20k a year before taxes. He spent years working nights and weekends, spending tens of thousands of dollars learning about online marketing. At first, he failed a lot but he didn't give up. He kept learning and trying and tweaking his methods until last year when he had a major breakthrough. Last year, Greg pulled in 6 figures purely through affiliate commissions from his knowhow on SEO marketing. Now he is ready to share his tips and techniques with your audience to help them achieve the same success.   Olga Gomonova - Co-Founder at ChicCartel [caption id="attachment_25024" align="alignright" width="150"] Olga Gomonova[/caption] Olga Gomonova and Victoria Nelson, co-founders of ChicCartel.com, an e-commerce website that markets and sells sustainable fashion to female consumers could also make great guests. They launched the company last year and are currently running a Kickstarter program to help launch a sustainable swimwear designer.  Worked at Microsoft and McKinsey. ChicCartel is a company that finds itself at the intersection of fashion and social activism. Our corporate philosophy has three pillars: female empowerment, environmentalism and ethics. We work exclusively with women-owned brands, we support sustainable fashion and we also throw our weight behind ethical causes such as body positive image movement. ChicCartel was founded in 2016 by Victoria, a body-positive image activist and a fashion photographer, and Olga, a business woman and a self-described political junkie. The founders wanted to create a new type of fashion company that would reflect the changing identity of a modern woman.   Sage Marie Spaeth - Imaginormous Challenge Winner [caption id="attachment_25357" align="alignright" width="150"] Sage Marie Spaeth[/caption] The Roald Dahl Story Company, Penguin Young Readers, and Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, in conjunction with Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions, kicked off Roald Dahl’s IMAGINORMOUS CHALLENGE starring Willy Wonka himself. This imagination contest asks kids and their teachers not to imagine small, but to IMAGINORMOUS as Willy Wonka embarks on a new hunt for inventive story ideas from smart, imaginative and creative children from across the United States. Five new Golden Ticket Winners must be found and will be rewarded beyond their wildest imaginations. Sage Spaeth was one winner and is a 3rd grader at the Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, NJ where she sings in the chorus and plays violin. She is an avid reader and writer, and she also enjoys creating games on Hopscotch and making YouTube videos with her younger brother, Max. "Sage World" is a magical place where all the different versions of Sage live. Only one Sage at a time can be in the real world, so whenever one wants to visit, they trade places with each other. Each Sage has a special skill and they trade places when she needs them.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31566.mp3 Anne Bahr Thompson - Founder of Onesixtyfourth and Author of Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit [caption id="attachment_25014" align="alignright" width="150"] Anne Bahr Thompson[/caption] Anne Bahr Thompson, founder of the brand consultancy Onesixtyfourth and former executive director of strategy and planning at Interbrand, explains how to embed social consciousness into a company's DNA in her new book, Do Good: Embracing Brand Citizenship to Fuel Both Purpose and Profit.  Anne has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The Financial Times, The New York Times, FOX Business, and MarketWatch Radio. Her writings have appeared in Economist Books, hbr.org, The Guardian, PR News, AdMap, Brand Quarterly, Journal of Brand Strategy, Bloomberg News, and many other publications, Named Trust Across America 2018 Top Thought Leader   Joy Press - Editor and Author of Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television [caption id="attachment_24933" align="alignright" width="150"] Joy Press[/caption] Joy Press has been writing about TV for more than fifteen years. In the 2000s, she was the chief television critic at The Village Voice. She later served as entertainment editor of Salon and then as an editor at the Los Angeles Times, where in addition to commissioning television coverage, she wrote and reported features on the medium. She has contributed to publications such as New York Magazine, The New York Times, Slate, Vogue, Salon, and The Guardian. She lives in Los Angeles.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31562.mp3 Jamie Turner - Internationally Recognized Author, Network TV News Contributor, Speaker, and CEO of SIXTY [caption id="attachment_25006" align="alignright" width="150"] Jamie Turner[/caption] Jamie Turner is an internationally recognized author, speaker and TV news contributor who has helped The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T, CNN and other global brands tackle complex business problems. He is the CEO of SIXTY, a marketing consultancy and advisory firm that has worked with The Coca-Cola Company, Holiday Inn, SAP and others. He is also the CEO of 60SecondMarketer.com a business blog that is read by hundreds of thousands of people around the globe. Jamie is a regular guest on CNN and HLN on the topics of business, digital media and leadership. He is the co-author of Go Mobile, which was the #1 best-selling mobile marketing book on Amazon when it was first released, and How to Make Money with Social Media, which is now in its second edition. Jamie has been profiled in the world’s best-selling marketing textbook and is an internationally recognized keynote speaker at trade shows, events and corporations around the globe.   Chris Dyer - Entrepreneur ("CEO-PeopleG2") + "C-Level Culture Consultant", Author, Radio Host, and SCRUM Master [caption id="attachment_25008" align="alignright" width="150"] Chris Dyer[/caption] Chris Dyer is the Founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a background check and intelligence firm based in California. He is the host of TalentTalk on OC Talk Radio and iHeartRadio, an in-demand speaker on company culture, remote workforces, and employee engagement, and a frequent contributor to Forbes, Inc, HR.com, the Society for Human Resource Management, and many more. Chris believes that impersonal, automated background check solutions have no value in the global talent management spectrum, especially as it relates to strategically significant individuals and teams. This is why he built a company with innovative services which mitigate risk and maximize best fits – whether for a prospective candidate, a promotion candidate or even entire executive teams. Chris believes that people drive the business forward so being armed with the best intelligence while making people-related decisions is just good business. He developed PeopleG2 to support a wide mix of clients—including employers/human resources departments, executive leadership teams, business investors, corporate restructuring, merger-and-acquisition architects and even property owners—as they deal with key people-related decisions such as hiring new executives, restructuring around key executives, acquiring a company, or working with a new supplier, customer or partner.   John Wessinger - Founder at LATERALUS Solutions, Marketing and Sales Strategist, and Author of Ride the Wave: Journey From The Inside Out [caption id="attachment_25011" align="alignright" width="150"] John Wessinger[/caption] John Wessinger founded LATERALUS in July of 2014 and built from his 15 years of experience working in the healthcare and retail industries. He has helped to build market leaders and contributed to the success of billion-dollar brands within global organizations. John can solve complex business challenges and relieve pain points within organizations as a marketing and sales strategist. He works with business leaders and collaborates with sales and marketing teams to design initiatives that challenge the status quo and the way companies do business.     ...