28 Apr April 28, 2015 – Simple Rules’ Donald Sull & Kyasi’s Steve Simonson
Dr. Donald Sull is a global expert on strategy and execution in turbulent markets. He is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and has won three teaching awards as a Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School. Don has published three award-winning books, ten best-selling Harvard Business Review articles, and over 100 case studies, articles, and book chapters on strategy and execution in turbulent markets. The Economist identified his theory of active inertia as an idea that shaped business management over the past century and called him “a rising star in a new generation of management gurus.” Fortune listed him among the top ten new management gurus. And he is Chairman at FilmFish, where you can find the perfect film to watch. It is the world’s first humanly curated movie recommendation site. Don’s newest book, “Simple Rules,” describes how complexity in business and life can be the problem!
Steve Simonson – CEO at Kyasi.com
Steve Simonson started Kyasi as a way to extend past just selling on Amazon. He has created his own brand and is poised to drive further expansion both geographically and vertically. Kyasi is driving both wholesale and e-commerce markets with mobile accessories of high quality. They have the ability to deliver to the middle market at very competitive prices. Kyasi is expanding into the EU, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and Spain as well. Kyasi is committed to next day delivery in all markets it serves and therefore we have stock located around the world to allow for an excellent customer delivery experience. He also runs a company called SYMO as a consultation practice comprised of experienced Internet, Marketing and Operational executives. It helps others firms to help reach their goals. SYMO can leverage the Internet to solve today’s pressing business challenges like lead generation, customer acquisition and maximizing the ROI on your marketing spend. Steve was founder of iFLOOR.com.which was an Inc. 500 fastest growing company 3 years in a row and an Internet Retailer Top 500 five years in a row. And he was an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist.