AJ Wilcox - LinkedIn Advertising Consultant as Owner of B2Linked
AJ Wilcox loves LinkedIn Advertising. Back in 2012, he stumbled onto the platform with great successes, and in 2014, AJ founded B2Linked.com, an agency that specializes in account management and consulting for LinkedIn ads. The company manages the most sophisticated advertising accounts worldwide. They specialize in B2B products or services with deal sizes over $15k, recruiting at scale, and higher education. Aj has spoken at events like Social Media Marketing World 2017, HeroConf LA 2017, SMX West 2017, AMA MarketingEdge 2016, and Content Marketing Conference 2015.
Denise Green founded Brilliance Inc. in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is a motivational speaker, executive coach, trainer, and the author of Work-Life Brilliance and other popular books on communications, habit change, and leadership. Denise understands the effectiveness of teams and the impact of correct leadership styles. For over 15 years, she held senior positions with Oracle and Charles Schwab and her clients have included PayPal, Kaiser Permanente, Salesforce.com, and other high-tech, financial services, and healthcare leaders. Much of her inspiration for helping others comes from overcoming her own. After a horrible car accident (she suffered a broken back and injuries so severe that her doctors called her “incurable”) and a crippling autoimmune disease, Denise recovered to lead a full and rewarding life. She now helps others reach their full potential by leveraging strengths that include flexibility, compassion, wit, pragmatism, optimism, quick-thinking, and creativity.
Connor Gillivan is Co-Founder and CMO of FreeeUp Outsourcing and he has experience managing multi-million dollar businesses. He has been an eCommerc entrepreneur since 2009 and has grown into a leading expert. He is a serial entrepreneur who started his first company out of a dorm room at Quinnipiac University. He built that business to over $20 million of sales on Amazon.com. After becoming an expert at hiring, he co-founded FreeeUp, an online hiring marketplace. It brings together the top 1% of freelancers in a simple way. He writes about entrepreneurship and eCommerce and his advice is available on leading online publications and podcasts around the world.
Kate Cameron is a tech industry veteran and is the COO of Virtualitics, a VR analytics startup. The company recently nabbed $4.4 million in funding from some prominent Silicon Valley investors. She has more than 15 years of experience working with tech companies and has worked her way up to the C-Suite. She knows how to how to make a name for yourself in the male-dominated tech world. Virtualitics is the first platform to merge Virtual/Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and Big Data. It allows users to visualize and understand your data as never before.
As Principal and Founder of Moementum, Inc., a Certified B-Corp, Moe Carrick believes business can be a force for good. Her diverse client portfolio includes REI, Prudential Financial, The Nature Conservancy, Hydroflask, and Nintendo. She is a frequent contributor to the Work Smart Blog, Conscious Company and Success magazines. Moe has presented at numerous organizations including South by Southwest (SXSW), TEDx San Juan Island, Women’s Center for Leadership, University of Michigan, American Public Works Association, Northwest Human Resource Management Association, and others. Moe describes what she does as helping people do their best work. She grounds her approach in a unifying and undeniable truth, that successful work is dependent upon relationships. Having worked for many years in the outdoor education arena at Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School, she continues to bring adventure into her client engagements in big ways.
Mike Ahmadi - Director of Critical Systems Security at Synopsys Inc
Mike Ahmadi serves as the global director of critical systems security for Synopsys Software Integrity Group. He is well known in the field of critical infrastructure security, including health care systems and industrial control systems. Mike currently serves on the technical steering committee for the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) and is also serving as Chairman of the TEVEES18A1 Cybersecurity Assurance Testing Task Force, as part of the Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE). He served on the California Office of Health Information Integrity Security Steering Committee in drafting the state level policies on HIPAA and is an active member of the Medical Device Innovation Safety and Security Consortium, where he introduced the Vendor Security Practices project. Mike is also an active member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Medical Device Security Working Group and has also worked closely with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in assisting them with developing their cybersecurity testing capabilities. Mike currently serves as an active member of the US Department of Homeland Security Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group, and as part of the advisory board for the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force. Mike has been a co‐author in several publications, including the American Bar Association Security and Privacy Guide, AAMI Journals, and also serves on the editorial board of ISSA Journal. He makes appearances as a subject matter expert and speaker in various cybersecurity events internationally.
Mia Tomikawa - Editor and Production Coordinator at IRH Press
Mia Tomikawa represents Global Visionary, Spiritual Leader and Best-Selling Author Ryuho Okawa. He has authored The Unhappiness Syndrome: 28 Habits of Unhappy People (and How to Change Them) and sold over 100 million copies worldwide and been translated into 27 languages. His books address vital issues such as how our thoughts influence reality, the nature of love and the path to enlightenment. According to Okawa, surprisingly 80 to 90 percent of the people have symptoms of the “Unhappiness Syndrome. ” The path to happiness begins with becoming aware of the negative patterns that we fall into. Find out whether you fall into any of the 28 patterns so that you can free yourself from worries, distress, and emotional pain. With the prescriptions offered in this book, you can start to think and act in a way that attracts happiness and open a path to a positive, bright, and happy future!
has been the CEO of both public and private companies,
was a part of Priceline.com. uBid.com, CTI, ColorJar, and more,
serves on the boards of companies in the US, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia,
is on the board of directors of Global Entrepreneurship Week (supporting entrepreneurship in over 130 countries), the US State Department’s GIST program (Global Innovation through Science and Technology, working in 49 emerging nations), the APEC Startup Initiative (the Asia Pacific Economic Council’s 21-member nation association), and many others,
supports the White House, the State Department, and the United Nations on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs, and
is also a Hollywood film producer, the producer of a Grammy winning jazz album, and has produced musical events including concerts, tours, and charity events with Elton John, Britney Spears, and NSYNC.
is Founder of Cerkl, a company devoted to fixing the email problem.
Entrepreneurs should be sending lots of bulk emails, driving sales.
Cerkl allows you to send email communication through personalized newsletters.
Cerkl allows the recipient to define who they can’t miss hearing from, what is meaningful to them, the frequency of contact, the time of day they want their information and even what language they want it delivered in.
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 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 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.
Dr. Glenn Livingston is a psychologists and has sold over $30 million in consulting to companies like AmEx, AT&T, Whirlpool, Kraft, and Lipton. He started The International Coach Certification Alliance which specializes in training and certifying professional coaches, and helping them build successful practices. The firm has helped thousands of personal clients, and businesses of all sizes. In twelve weeks, you can become a Certified Professional Coach. Recently, he started another business to help small businesses with their financial and payment processing issues. His Merchant Account Wizard site is dedicated to helping to avoid business killing pitfalls. He has been featured in the NYT, Chicago Sun Times, NY Daily News, Crain’s, Bloomberg Radio, ABC, and UPN.
L.J. Jackson is the “Harriet Tubman of Dreams.” She is a mentor, coach, and cheerleader, and also, an award winning Women’s Empowerment Expert. L.J. has helped thousands achieve their dreams for twenty years using a down-to-earth open, honest style. As the Founder of Personal Power Within, Inc. and as an Advisory Board Member of the Caramel Connections Foundation, she does her best to give back and support organizations like Save the Children, Joyful Heart Foundation, and more. She was inducted in the Continental Who’s Who of Business Leaders, was recognized as an Inspirational Woman of the Year, voted VIP Professional Woman of the Year by National Association of Professional Women, selected as a Woman of Outstanding Leadership by the International Women’s Leadership Association, and has been recognized as an Inspirational Woman of the Year by Women’s Network Radio.
Andreea Mihalcea is a sales & marketing expert who helps young entrepreneurs, sales professionals, and high achievers multiply their income, but with integrity! Andreea graduated from the Romanian Diplomatic Institute and ran one of the Foreign Relations Offices in the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry. During this time, she hosted or and facilitated over seventy international business events and networking meetings. She was one of the Chamber’s spokespersons, representing top management in high-level national and international events. She started her own sales and marketing consulting service in order to assist small business owners and sales professionals who desire to make a difference, and be recognized as “insanely great” in their field of activity.
Marion McGovern is an expert in the Gig Economy and recently published a new book, “Thriving in the Gig Economy.” She founded two companies in the human capital arena, M Squared Consulting and Collabrus Inc. M Squared is a specialty consulting firm that uses independent consulting talent to help clients to solve critical business problems. It was a gig outsourcing company before that term was coined! Collabrus is a professional employer for gig workers while they are on engagements, allowing compliance with employment laws. In 2005, she sold the companies to The Kelly Group, a publicly traded company in South Africa. An expert in the dynamics of the senior independent talent market, she wrote the book “A New Brand of Expertise,” in 2001. Currently, she serves on the board of the publisher of the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator, where she is chairwoman of the Audit Committee. She is Chair of ReSurge International, a group that provides reconstructive plastic surgery to the poor around the world. For 9 years, she was an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Management, teaching HR and in 2013, she joined the Alliance of CEO’s as a Director. Marion is a Member of YPO Gold, the alumni organization of YPO (the Young President Organization) and is a Member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Society for Human Resource Management.
Dr. Mary Lamia has a career-long passion for encouraging emotional awareness in adults, adolescents, and pre-teens. She written severla books including “What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success” and ”Emotions! Making Sense of Your Feelings.” Her blog posts for Psychology Today and Therapy Today websites illustrate her understanding of emotion and its significant role in who we become. With that same goal in mind, she is also a professor in the doctoral program of the Wright Institute in Berkeley and she has have a private practice in Kentfield, California.She won the 2012 Family Choice Award and the 2007 San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute and Society Distinguished Service Award, among my other awards.
Al Kennickell - Expert in Online Storefronts and Marketing Automation and Owner of The Kennickell Group
The Kennickell Groupis a print and fulfillment company that also produces online storefronts for clients who support dealer networks or sales offices. There are lots of printers, but very, very few as well executed as Al Kennickell’s. He created a one of a kind international network of print suppliers to cut costs & better manage worldwide distribution of sales & marketing materials. They have a team of software engineers who have built many custom solutions for their clients. What this means is they can build any functionality into your storefront and distribution system you need no matter how unique. Al is the Chairman of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, was awarded the Citadel 2016 Alumni of the Year Award, is Past Chairman of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, Past Chairman of the Savannah Sports Council, Past President of the Savannah Executives Association, and Past President of the Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club.
Yakov Savitskiy - Nationally Recognized LinkedIn Expert and owner of Linked Leads
Yakov Savitskiy is a marketing influencer and lead generation genius. He just published a new book called “Disrupting LinkedIn,” about a new way of marketing on LinkedIn. As a top LinkedIn expert, people ask how to get more business from LinkedIn, how marketing can be useful for their industry, and how to get more replies from messages. His specialties include:
LinkedIn Sales Strategy,
Lead Generation, and
In this interview, we focus on the new LinkdIn video tool.
Gregg Korrol is the author of the #1 bestselling book, “The Gifted Storyteller” and he works in education, with over 20 years experience in NYC as a teacher and administrator. He has received numerous awards and accolades and sat on various advisory teams for top education officials. His focus is on helping others see empowering meaning in the present moment and seizing the opportunity to create lasting change. We all have a voice inside our head, and at any moment, that voice can take any situation and make it an opportunity, or a horror story. The book is a quick, fun read and is filled with lessons on using your inner storyteller to empower yourself. He has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox, and has received recognition from Jack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup For The Soul.