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http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31443.mp3 Lon Safko - Keynote Speaker, CEO at Innovative Thinking, and Author of The Social Media Bible: Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for Business Success [caption id="attachment_24151" align="alignright" width="150"] Lon Safko[/caption] Lon Safko is the creator of the "First Computer to Save a Human Life." That computer, along with 18 other inventions and more than 30,000 of Lon‘s papers, are in the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He has created numerous hardware and software solutions for the physically challenged, developed the first CAD software for civil engineers, designed the archetypes for the Apple Newton & Microsoft’s Bob Operating Systems, and is also responsible for those handy little Tool-Tips help-balloon pop-ups. He is the founder of 14 successful companies, including Paper Models Inc., which developed Three-Dimensional Internet Advertising and Virtual-Electronic-Retailing “V-E-Tailing” for business, promotions, and education for which Lon holds three United States patents. Lon has been recognized for his creativity with such prestigious awards as The Westinghouse Entrepreneur of the Year, Arizona Innovation Network’s Innovator of the Year, The Arizona Software Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Ernst & Young / Inc.Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year, The Public Relations Society of America’s, Mark of Excellence Award, and nominated as a Fellow of the nation‘s Computer History Museum. He has also been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, PC Novice, INC. Magazine, CFO, Popular Science Magazines and the New York Times just to name a few. Lon was even selected by the Smithsonian institution to represent The American Inventor at their annual conference. His bestselling book "The Social Media Bible" unlocks the mysteries of the hottest new Internet wave for business. This book is transforming corporate, government, and non profit marketing strategies and how they use these new media to reach their desired audiences with powerful messages and efficiency. Lon is also a professional blogger for FastCompany, appointed the first Ambassador for SCORE, and the USA Today CEO Advisory Board.   Dr. Rick Brinkman - Keynote Speaker, Trainer on Effective Communication, and Author of Dealing with Meetings You Can't Stand: Meet Less and Do More [caption id="attachment_23963" align="alignright" width="150"] Rick Brinkman[/caption] Dr. Rick Brinkman is a leadership and communications expert who teaches Conscious Communication® for leadership, teamwork, customer service and effective meetings. Since 1987, he’s performed more than 4,000 programs in 17 countries, sharing his insights on human behavior and strategies for practical communication. He is known for Educating through Entertainment, using humor and storytelling to make the learning memorable. A popular keynote speaker, his clients range from NASA and the FBI to Merck, Adobe, the Federal Reserve, and IBM. He is the co-author of the international bestselling book "Dealing with People You Can't Stand: How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst." He describes how to transform universal difficult behaviors like whining, negativity, nitpicking, attacks, tantrums, sniping, know-it-alls, and passive yes, maybe and nothing people. Dr. Rick imparts sophisticated knowledge with a light-hearted touch. Using everyday situations, and character sketches, he creates a larger-than-life presentation that fills your people with comic and cosmic shocks of recognition and insight. His techniques produce results-oriented action for your organization because the substance of Dr. Rick's content is embedded by humor into memory.   Brian Ludwick - Pittsburgh Market President at Bank of America [caption id="attachment_24317" align="alignright" width="142"] Brian Ludwick[/caption] Brian Ludwick has had an impressive career in bank and financial services. He worked with Merrill Lynch and Prudential Securities before he was named Wealth Management Bank and Credit Executive for the Greater Mid West Market. In that role Brian worked with the Wealth Management Bankers to provide Banking services to Financial Advisors and their clients. In 2014, Brian was named Market Executive for the Louisville and Associates Market in Louisville Kentucky until July of 2016 when he was appointed to his current role as Market Executive for Merrill Lynch in the Western Pennsylvania Market. Most recently, Brian was named Market President for Bank of America Western Pennsylvania in May of 2017. Brian’s past community interest have included serving on the Board of the Directors of The Path, a Florida Based Homeless Shelter and American Stage Theater Company. His interests also includes work with Metropolitan Ministries and Kaboom, an origination that builds playgrounds. He’s currently involved with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Phipps Conservatory. Today, he is with us to discuss the gig economy.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30294.mp3 Maciej Kranz - VP, Corporate Technology Group at Cisco, IoT Guru, Advisor, and Author of Building The Internet of Things [caption id="attachment_20001" align="alignright" width="210"] Maciej Kranz[/caption] Maciej Kranz brings 30 years of computer networking industry experience to his position as Vice President, Corporate Technology Group at Cisco. He leads the group focused on incubating new businesses, accelerating internal innovation, and driving co-innovation with customers and startups through a global network of Cisco Innovation Centers. Prior to this role, he was general manager of Cisco’s Connected Industries Group, where he drove IoT business for key industrial markets. In his new book, Building the Internet of Things, Maciej offers practical advice to business decision makers on how and why to implement IoT today.   Sharon Miller - Managing Director, Head of Small Business at Bank of America [caption id="attachment_20003" align="alignright" width="211"] Sharon Miller[/caption] Sharon Miller is the Managing Director and Head of Small Business at Bank of America and is responsible for delivering business and personal financial solutions to the company’s 3 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. With a team of over 2,000 associates, they leverage the full resources of Bank of America to deliver advice and guidance on cash management, business financing, personal lending, investments and retirement to Small Business clients.   Tracie Hendricks - Fitness Guru at FerventFitness.com [caption id="attachment_20005" align="alignright" width="214"] Tracie Hendricks[/caption] Motivated by the science of fitness, Tracie Hendricks embodies a lifestyle that promotes health and wellness from the inside out. Her ethos: train for functionality; your aesthetic is the byproduct. She has spent the better part of her career creating and perfecting an approach that effects change through a precise understanding of how the body works and what the soul and spirit respond to. Her next venture will be curating specialized fitness classes at Beyond the Bar, a division of the coworking space brand, called Bar Works.   ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29976.mp3 Dr. Mitchell Mays - Author of The Mind Gate Process Of Empowerment: Experience the Awesome Power of Your Subconscious Mind  [caption id="attachment_19013" align="alignright" width="189"] Dr. Mitchell Mays[/caption] Dr. Mitchell Mays is a bestselling author, speaker and Doctor specializing in adrenal fatigue and PTSD. Many Americans are living with fear and anxiety. We are living in fear of the unknown, being scared by presidential candidates and tearing each other apart on social media for their views. The question: “Is fear driving your vote? How do we preserve our mental health despite the 2016 election?” In, Mind Gate: Demolish Fear, Overcome Anxiety and Create the Life You Want, Dr. Mays shows us how to remove fear and anxiety so we can make the best decisions and get on with the rest of our life. Mind Gate is about recognizing how our brain escapes into fear when it becomes overloaded which undermines our health, our happiness and our ability to lead a fulfilled life. As a result, we often navigate in a state that doesn’t allow us to think clearly.   Sharon Miller - Head of Small Business at Bank of America [caption id="attachment_19015" align="alignright" width="210"] Sharon Miller[/caption] Sharon Miller is the Head of Small Business at Bank of America. Her team is responsible for delivering business and personal financial solutions to the company’s 3 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. Miller’s team of more than 2,000 associates delivers advice and guidance on cash management, business financing, home lending, investments and retirement. Prior to this role, Miller was Central Division Executive for Financial Center Sales and Merrill Edge® at Bank of America. In this role, she led financial center teams working in nearly 900 locations across 11 states, providing a full range of financial products, services and expertise to over 8 million Bank of America households. Miller joined Bank of America in 1996. She started her career as a Financial Advisor in Houston, Texas. She has held various leadership positions in the company, including National Sales Executive for Preferred Banking and Merrill Edge®, Complex Director for Merrill Lynch in Texas, Regional Executive for the Premier Banking and Investment business, and Market Executive for Nevada. Miller has been actively involved in the Bank of America community throughout her career.  She has been an active member of Bank of America’s Diversity Council, has served on Merrill Lynch’s Director Advisory Council to Management and has held numerous market leadership roles across the country. Miller has held leadership positions in United Way, March of Dimes and Communities in Schools.   Jenny Maher - Author of Never Give Up: How Determination And God Gave Me A Better Look at Life [caption id="attachment_19019" align="alignright" width="174"] Jenny Maher[/caption] Jenny Maher was forced to deal with multiple life threatening experiences.  But her determination to fight after becoming physically, emotionally, and spiritually paralyzed will touch anyone's heart and encourage them to not give up. As the author of the inspirational memoir, Never Give Up, Jenny not only shares the struggles she endured growing up with abuse and neglect at home and in foster homes, but with mental illness. Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression and BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) to name a few, Jenny cut to ease the emotional pain. At 21, she was shot in the mouth with a .45 by a police officer after calling 911 for support.  Jenny spent 6 months in jail, charged with attempted murder and assault. At 34, she felt so alone after her mom disowned her that she tried taking her own life by over-dosing, only to wake up in the ER 3 days later paralyzed from the neck down. Jenny’s goals no matter what her therapists told her was to push herself in a manual chair and live independently. Having no family or friends for support she was forced to live in a VA nursing home where she dealt with abuse and neglect that led to life threatening infections. Through her own perseverance she risked her life to start over, flying alone with only two backpacks to a specialized VA in Memphis.  There she not only became stronger, physically and mentally to live independently, but spiritually. Jenny was able to find strength in Faith.          ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/29644.mp3 Michael Coughlin - Founder & Creative Director of Digital Blue Creative [caption id="attachment_17632" align="alignright" width="189"] Michael Coughlin[/caption] Michael Coughlin has 12 years of experience of working in the digital marketing space with core competencies in marketing analytics consulting, search engine optimization, social media, global paid search management, and video production. Throughout his career, Coughlin gained a wide range of knowledge and experience working with global companies in almost every industry, including Sony Music, SAP, Four Seasons Hotels, Humana, Wharton School of Business, Scholastic, National Grid, BMW, Boston.com, DirecTV, O’Neill, and Boston Globe. He has also spoken at search engine strategies conferences (including ClickZ Live). With a bachelor’s degree from Boston University, Michael is the owner of Digital Blue Creative, a full-service digital advertising agency in Boston.   Robb Hilson - Small Business Executive at Bank of America [caption id="attachment_17580" align="alignright" width="170"] Robb Hilson[/caption] Robb Hilson has been the Small Business Executive at Bank of America since November 2011. Robb leads a national organization that provides banking solutions to more than 3 million businesses with annual revenue up to $5 million across the United States. He joined Bank of America in 1987 and has held a number of leadership positions in Commercial Banking including West Region Credit Products Executive, Global Commercial & Investment Banking Credit Services Executive, Southeast Business Banking Executive, and South Florida Commercial Market Executive. He also has held the positions of President in South Florida and Palm Beach County, as well as state President of Florida. Robb earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida State University in 1981 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1982 at the University of Georgia. He has been active in many community organizations including Community Partnership for Homeless, Westminster Christian School, Leadership Florida, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, March of Dimes, United Way, and the Orange Bowl Committee.   Ward Larsen - USA Today Bestselling Author of Assassin's Silence: A David Slaton Novel Ward Larsen is a USA Today bestselling author, and three-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, is currently being adapted into a major motion picture by Amber Entertainment and SND/M6 Films. He has also been nominated for the Macavity Award. A former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, Ward flew twenty-two missions in Operation Desert Storm. He has served as a federal law enforcement officer, airline captain, and is a trained aircraft accident investigator. ...