September 13, 2021 – Gemist Founder Madeline Fraser and Influence and Impact Dr. Bill Berman

Madeline Fraser

September 13, 2021 – Gemist Founder Madeline Fraser and Influence and Impact Dr. Bill Berman

Madeline Fraser -CEO & Founder of Gemist

I’m a fan of affiliate marketing because its nice that
you make money together.

Madeline Fraser

Madeline Fraser

Madeline Fraser was featured on ABC’s Shark Tank for her first company, Zoom Interiors, alongside co-founder and former Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient, Beatrice Fischel-Bock. -Investors of Hutch (the final version of Zoom Interiors) included Tinder’s Sean Rad, Zillow, Scooter Braun, and Founders Fund. -Named by Business Insider as one of their Top Women Entrepreneurs Under 30 to Watch in 2021 -Gemist is Madeline’s first company as the sole founder, which recently announced its first part of a larger partnership with De Beers Group Ventures, part of the De Beers Group. -Stephen Lussier, De Beers Group Executive Vice President, Consumer and Brands has recently joined its board. -Roberta “Robbie” Myers, the former editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, is part of the board. -Gemist has seen an 80% increase in its Try-On feature during COVID-19. -Other investors of Gemist include Lightspeed Scout, and Luma Launch.


Dr. Bill Berman – Author of Influence and Impact: Discover and Excel at What Your Organization Needs From You The Most

Business owners need to do three things: give their people
something to believe in, someone to believe in and somebody
to believe in them.

Bill Berman

Bill Berman

Dr. Bill Berman is a seasoned business psychologist with more than 30 years’ experience as an executive coach, senior line manager, clinician and academic. He has consulted to CEOs, C-suite leaders, and general/functional managers since founding Berman Leadership Development in 2004. Bill’s early career included clinical work, teaching and research at Cornell Medical College, and a full time appointment at Fordham University, where he received tenure in 1994. Bill started his own software firm in 1994 which he sold to a healthcare information system company. He served on their management team and held P&L responsibility as the head of professional services. Bill received his B.A. from Harvard College, and his Ph.D. from Yale University. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, board certified by the American College of Professional Psychology, and Past President, Society of Consulting Psychology. He has published more than 50 articles and books on a variety of subjects.