Susan Akbarpour Tag

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/31607.mp3   Roop Singh - Speaker & Founder of Intuit Factory [caption id="attachment_25405" align="alignright" width="150"] Roop Singh[/caption] Roop Singh is the Founder and Speaker of Intuit Factory. He is an experienced business transformation leader, trainer, and speaker with demonstrated proficiency in aligning strategy with processes to drive innovation. Intuit is a multi-disciplinary team bringing in a diverse set of techniques, philosophies, and models to navigate your Blockchain journey. Intuit Factory is not your run-of-the-mill consulting firm. They combine deep business insight with an expert understanding of how this technology will impact and drive new business models. Leveraging their years of expertise in business process transformation, they now guide you on how to leapfrog into the future using Blockchain.   Susan Akbarpour - CEO and Co-Founder of Mavatar, Investor and Blockchain enthusiast [caption id="attachment_25411" align="alignright" width="150"] Susan Akbarpour[/caption] Susan Akbarpour is a media guru, product designer, entrepreneur, and investor. She has over 30 years of hands-on experience in building innovative products and businesses in technology and media. She is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Mavatar, the company she founded in 2011 based on her research in graduate school, soon after receiving her MS in Management from Stanford University in 2010. The marketplace and shoppable content publishing solution provides retailers and media companies with a new way to measure impact at the convergence of data intelligence, content, and consumer-centric commerce. Susan's recent mission is leading her world-class team to create a Decentralized Attribution Protocol that combines advanced blockchain technology and a fresh approach to Basket Shopping and Influence Marketing to address the lack of transparency and trust in the retail marketing value chain. Susan is also a general partner at Candou Investments, member of the board of directors at IMA International Executive Council and VOMax Corporation, member of Stanford Business School Alumni Association, Stanford Women On Boards, a prestige member of Watermark (a nonprofit organization that is a community of executive women), a contributor writer to Forbes and an official Member of Forbes Agency Council. Susan recently joined the advisory board of Trustroot just in case you like to add it.  Trustroot is an open protocol for decentralized identity verification and reputation management for blockchain participants.   Scott Peterson - Verizon Business Markets Group Vice President/General Manager  [caption id="attachment_25540" align="alignright" width="140"] Scott Peterson[/caption] National Small Business Week takes place to honor the contributions by small business and entrepreneurs, you know us! It’s the perfect time to talk about innovations and technologies small businesses can tap into to ensure continued success. There are two strategic recommendations that Verizon Business Markets Group Vice President and General Manager Scott Peterson encourages businesses to consider in order to maximize their operations and improve their customer’s experiences: Research and plan ahead and Incorporate new technologies where appropriate. Scott is the Verizon Business Markets (VBM) Vice President responsible for in-region revenue growth, a $2.3B annual service portfolio. VBM's in-region customers span businesses with 1-300 employees. VBM serves customers' communication needs with voice, data, TV and other integrated technologies.       ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/28385.mp3 James Rosseau Sr. - President of LegalShield Solutions and Author of Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire Up Your Passion, Ignite Your Career, and Create an Amazing Life   [caption id="attachment_8757" align="alignright" width="180"] James Rosseau[/caption] James Rosseau has held very senior leadership positions with AllState and JPMorgan Chase. He became President of LegalShield about a year ago and was on the show then. We asked him back to get an update and learn how LegalShield can be a great entrepreneurial path. LegalShield is an unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to easily get into a business of their own. James also published a book that shows the six actions you need to ignite your career. We are excited to have James back on the show!      Susan Akbarpour - Founder & President at Mavatar [caption id="attachment_13185" align="alignright" width="168"] Susan Akbarpour[/caption] Susan Akbarpour founded Mavatar in 2010 and now leads Mavatar's product, business strategy, user experience and consumer insights. Mavatar is a platform for smart shopping and shoppable content publishing with which users can save and make money, shopping. Susan has 20 years of hands-on experience in building successful and innovative businesses in media, management consulting and investment. She was CEO and founder of Teksia, Inc. and focused on creating entrepreneurship initiatives and organizing technology conference & networking events. She also organized and masterminded the internationally recognized ITF conference and trade show. As the CEO of Linkore, she was in charge of providing venture catalyst services to over 50 start-ups. Susan has been a speaker at various conferences and is frequently featured by mainstream media such as San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury, San Jose Business Journal, Nihon Keizai Shimbun, and in U.S. Department of State publications. She won the 2014 PitchIT!, was a finalist at the 2013 Women 2.0 PITCH SF Startup Competition, won the 2013 Audience Award (best pitch) SF Hottest Startup Tech Cocktail, won the 2004 Business Journal Influential Women in Business Award, and won the 2003 New California Media’s Community Builder Award.   Rosemary O'Brien - Owner of Veteran Stories and Author of BEST Pocket Parks of NYC [caption id="attachment_13279" align="alignright" width="250"] Rosemary_O'Brien[/caption] Rosemary O'Brien is owner of Veteran's Stories, a new service of Pocket Parks Publishing. They will write a veteran's memories to create a paperback book to pass down to families so history will not be lost. She formed Pocket Parks to publish guides to small parks and public spaces around the U.S., in London and other cities. BEST Pocket Parks of NYC was published in January 2014 as the first guide to those little green spaces in between buildings or at the end of a city block. Her writing career includes three books and covers nonfiction, novels and journalism, offering nearly two decades of rich experience and sound knowledge in direct marketing, interactive media, search engine optimization (SEO) principles and event planning. Rosemary attended the 2013 Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Veterans' Families at Florida State University and the 2014 NYC class VWISE (Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship).   ...