11 Jul July 13, 2015 – Book of the Year ‘Console Wars’ Blake Harris & Active Interviewing Eric Kramer
Blake Harris – Writer and Director of Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation
Blake J. Harris is a writer and filmmaker based out of New York. He is currently co-directing the documentary based on his book ‘Console Wars,’ which is being produced by Scott Rudin, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. He will also serve as an executive producer of Sony’s feature-film adaptation of the book,which was chosen as the “Book of the Year” by NPR. The book has also received amazing reviews from tons of other reviewers. It tells the story of the video game war between Sega and Nintendo. Blake is also the owner of Flying Penguin Pictures and graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in writing.
Eric Kramer – Career Expert and Managing Partner at InterviewBest, LLC
Eric Kramer is a career expert and the managing partner at InterviewBest. His vision is that everyone have a job they love and earn the money they deserve. Eric’s mission is to develop innovative strategies that help people create career visions and land jobs. With extensive experience in counseling, career development and job transition coaching, he brings energy and passion to career strategy development, job transition tools development, and service delivery. His background in diverse corporate positions, as well as psychological counseling, contributes to extensive knowledge of corporate structures and career management issues. Eric also has demonstrated success developing innovative job search programs and writing books for the career field. Some of his most notable achievements include creating Active Interviewing – a new proactive approach to job interviews, developing a unique new tool for job interviewing and authoring 101 Strategies for Successful Interviewing and 101 Successful Strategies for Networking.