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  • 7/21/14 Sabrina Kay CEO Fremont Invest.

    Jul 21, 2014 | 82 min
    Sabrina Kay is committed to returning the American educational system to its former glory by introducing new learning models and connecting the workforce with classrooms. Her quest answers the seemingly logical question: Why wait until college students have already graduated to give them work-based training? Her goal is to use the Penn's learning model as a framework, conduct further research, perfect the model, and enhance students' social mobility and opportunity through education. The laboratory of her ambition is Fremont College. Dr. Sabrina Kay became Chancellor of Fremont College in 2007 and targeted nontraditional students, teaching them through collaboration and real-world cases to n...
  • 7/18/14 Seth Shapiro Two-time Emmy®

    Jul 21, 2014 | 83 min
    Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading executive and adviser in digital media. His work includes cutting-edge projects in television, online, games and music with the Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, Time Warner, McCann, Showtime, Universal, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures. He is a Governor of Interactive Media at the Academy of Television of Arts & Sciences, the organization that bestows the Emmy Awards. Shapiro is President of Village Green Network, Principal of New Amsterdam Media and Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He was previously a Partner at Media Valuation Partners and co-founder of ARC, a VOD service in 15 millio...
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    Jul 21, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Named one of “5...
  • 7/16/14 Jay Rockliffe CEO OfficeWellness

    Jul 21, 2014 | 82 min
    Jay Rockliffe - Having graduated from Sheridan College’s Honors Marketing Program in 1996, Jay joined Ogilvy & Mather as an account executive for IBM Canada’s corporate division. In this capacity, he managed advertising campaigns from conception to placement, including the IBM branded term “e-business”. Furthermore, he managed and sold the IBM Middleware Integrated campaign that quickly became a worldwide contract. At Olgilvy & Mather he was fortunate to be on the new business team and therefore able to work with many major players, including Zellers Canada, Sears Whole Home, and the Royal Canadian Mint. In 1999 he joined Communique, where he used the experience gained on these accounts to b...
  • 7/15/14 Stephan Spencer Author/Coach

    Jul 16, 2014 | 82 min
    Stephan Spencer is author of Google Power Search, co-author of the brand new book Social eCommerce due out later this month, and co-author of The Art of SEO, soon to be in its third edition -- all published by O'Reilly. Stephan Founded Netconcepts, an SEO and interactive agency in the 1990's. The firm was acquired in 2010 by Covario. Stephan is the inventor of the pay-for-performance SEO technology GravityStream, now part of the Rio SEO suite of tools. He's a contributor to the Huffington Post, Search engine Land, Multi Channel Merchant, Practical Ecommerce, and Marketing Profs. He's spoken at countless hundreds of conferences on Internet marketing topics. Born in New York and raised in Los ...
  • 7/14/14 Eric Siu CEO Single Grain Media

    Jul 14, 2014 | 82 min
    Prior to ooVoo, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe, the largest social media technology platform, reaching over 600 million consumers around the world each month for such major brands as Proctor & Gamble, Kraft, Nestle, Toyota, Pepsi, Microsoft, Visa, and Disney. Samit has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. As Executive Vice President of Sony, Samit implemented a profitable global digital e commerce strategy for Sony and built a new division from scratch — making Sony the #7 largest ecommerce site in the world. As Global President of Digital Distribution & Development for EMI, he broke new ground for the music industry launching digital businesses in over 30 countr...
  • 7/11/14 Craig Ellins Medical Marijuana

    Jul 11, 2014 | 82 min
    Craig Ellins has a varied and impressive business background. He has spent more than 30 years discovering emerging trends and creating start-ups, from being a pioneer in companies offering 24-hour live shopping networks, to developing one of the internet's first streaming video business opportunities. He has launched new products via domestic and international television direct response advertising, including the successful Pilates Performer, BioFlex, Nature's Vision and the Voit Ab Roller. Ellins has been sought out for strategic planning by well-known companies, including NetCom, AT&T, Time Warner Inc., K-Tel International, Fingerhut Corporation, Guthy-Renker, Simitar Entertainment, and St...
  • 7/10/14 Freddie Ravel Famous Musician

    Jul 10, 2014 | 82 min
    Freddie Ravel is the internationally acclaimed Harmonics Maestro that blends his infectious passions for music and business to unlock the minds, hearts and hips of audiences around the world. Backed by number one hits and collaborative successes with Earth, Wind and Fire, Madonna, Prince, Indie Arie, Sergio Mendes, Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, the Boston Pops and rock legend, Carlos Santana, the chart-topping Keyboardist is the Founder of “Business Harmonics”, the award-winning peak performance system to enhance leadership, innovation and collaboration within major corporations. As an expert on music and business integration, Freddie’s media appearances include FOX, ABC, Universal, Clear Channe...
  • 7/9/14 Tom Bilyeu CEO Quest Nutrition

    Jul 9, 2014 | 82 min
    Quest Nutrition is headed by Tom Bilyeu, who oversees close to 300 full-time staff, chiefly in Southern California, leading sales, marketing, content creation and other areas while guiding the company’s culture of passion and transformation. Before launching the venture in 2011, Bilyeu spent seven-and-a-half years as chief marketing officer of Awareness Technologies, a software security company, but eventually realized that “the technology business didn’t provide enough of a real connection with people.” Having grown up in Tacoma, Washington in a family with rampant morbid obesity, he felt a personal need to segue into the health and fitness industry and help his loved ones as well as others...
  • 7/8/14 David Houston Barney's Beanery

    Jul 9, 2014 | 82 min
    While having difficulty getting a table at a local pool hall with one of his friends, David Houston decided he should open a pool hall. In 1989, David opened Q's Billiard Club that is still in its current location today. In 1999, long-time Los Angeles eatery Barney's Beanery came on the market. David jumped at the chance to purchase the restaurant-bar hybrid and has gone on to expand the brand by opening locations in Santa Monica, Pasadena, Burbank and Westwood. Barney's Beanery employs a staff of about 400 that includes a managerial staff including Human Resources and Regional Managers. Today our listeners get to learn how to transition from one business to another, how to make it smooth, a...
  • 7/7/14 William Quigley Clearstone Vent,

    Jul 7, 2014 | 82 min
    William Quigley joined Clearstone Venture Partners (formerly idealab Capital Partners) shortly after its formation and concentrates on its Internet, Gaming and Communications related investments. William’s current portfolio reflects his belief in the enormous opportunities in the consumer Internet, wireless and enterprise markets (Xfire.com, Titan Gaming, AOptix Technologies, SoonR, Meru Networks, Novariant). He is also focused on emerging companies offering managed services in the enterprise and consumer sectors (Communicado, Spock Networks). William is a member of the board of directors of AOptix Technologies, Meru Networks, Novariant, SoonR, Xfire and Evertune. William joined Clearstone f...
  • 7/4/14 Todd Ray AMC's Freakshow

    Jul 7, 2014 | 82 min
    Todd Ray is the mastermind behind The Venice Beach Freakshow, a classically-inspired circus sideshow with an attached museum of oddities. A 21st century P.T. Barnum with a congenital resistance to very concept of "impossible," Todd has set out to build the world's greatest showcase for the unique, the bizarre and the wondrous. Venice Beach Freakshow opened in 2006, and since then Todd has searched the world for animal anomalies, bizarre artifacts, and people with unusual physiological traits and astounding talents. He has embraced the word "freak" as a joyous rebuttal to "normal" and the pressure of conformity. "Every single one of us, by virtue of our individuality, is an oddity. We're each...
  • 7/3/14 Maggie Szabo Rising Musician

    Jul 3, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Named one of “5...
  • 7/2/14 Sean Murrin Founder Take Off

    Jul 2, 2014 | 82 min
    Jay Alan Samit is president of ooVoo – the world’s largest provider of social video chat with 50 million registered users. Samit is a leading technology pioneer with over 25 years experience in digital media. Prior to ooVoo, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe, the largest social media technology platform, reaching over 600 million consumers around the world each month for such major brands as Proctor & Gamble, Kraft, Nestle, Toyota, Pepsi, Microsoft, Visa, and Disney. Samit has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. As Executive Vice President of Sony, Samit implemented a profitable global digital ecommerce strategy for Sony and built a new division from scratch — maki...
  • 7/01/14 Pierre Vudrag Limited Runs

    Jul 2, 2014 | 82 min
    Keith Chambers has assisted more than five hundred goods and service providers in formulating their marketing approach, including Clorox, Del Monte, Campbell’s, Coppertone, Arm by its second year, Sega Genesis was exceeding $500 million in sales. Considered unorthodox by many, The Chambers Group has brought originality to their marketing approach. Pierre Vudrag has always had a love of vintage posters, rock pictures, and collecting. Aft
  • 6/30/14 Tony Horton Founder P90X

    Jun 30, 2014 | 82 min
    Tony Horton is the creator behind P90X® - the best selling fitness program in America. Over the past 25 years, Tony has inspired and motivated people all over the world by sharing his fitness expertise with professional athletes, sports teams, television and film stars, recording artists and 4 million plus people. Tony changes lives with the perfect mix of physical fitness routines, encouragement, humor, discipline and fun. His specialties includes weight/resistance training, cardiovascular/aerobic training, advanced stretching, yoga, boxing and kickboxing, plus circuit, cross and interval training and post-rehabilitation training. Using his personally developed Muscle Confusion techniques, ...
  • 6/27/14 Keith Chambers Chambers Group

    Jun 27, 2014 | 82 min
    Keith Chambers has assisted more than five hundred goods and service providers in formulating their marketing approach, including Clorox, Del Monte, Campbell’s, Coppertone, Arm by its second year, Sega Genesis was exceeding $500 million in sales. Considered unorthodox by many, The Chambers Group has brought originality to their marketing approach. Renée Strauss is synonymous with weddings. She has guided brides from around the world ac
  • 6/26/14 Scott Page PINK FLOYD

    Jun 26, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Named one of “5...
  • 6/25/14 Gregory Markel Infuse Creative

    Jun 25, 2014 | 82 min
    Howard Marks is Co-Chair of Start Engine and CEO of Gamzee. Howard is an incredibly successful technology entrepreneur that has worked with a number of companies specializing in the video game, online gaming, social gaming and internet education industry. He is also working as the CEO of Gamzee, a company he founded in April 2011 with the stated goal of disrupting the gaming industry by making games that anyone can play anywhere, anytime, and on any device. In 2005, Howard founded Acclaim Games. After its acquisition by Playdom, he became head of the Acclaim studio and Sr. VP, Strategic Planning at Disney Interactive Media Group. Howard got his start in 1983 while a student at the University...
  • 6/24/14 Simon Mainwaring WE FIRST BOOK

    Jun 24, 2014 | 82 min
    Simon Mainwaring is the founder of We First, the leading social branding firm that provides consulting and training to help companies tell the story of the good they do to build their reputation, profits and social impact. He is a member of the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board, the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Diplomacy at the USC Annenberg School, the Transformational Leadership Council and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London. He contributes to Fast Company, Forbes, Huffington Post, Mashable, and GOOD Magazine on branding and social technology. Simon’s first book, We First: How brands and consumers use social media to build a better world (Palgrave Macmillan) is a Ne...
  • 6/23/14 Jeff Potter CEO Surf Air

    Jun 24, 2014 | 82 min
    Andy Abramson is the founder of Comunicano, Inc., a 20+ person asymmetrical communications consultancy, geared to providing clients with Senior Advising, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Marketer-In-Residence services to start-ups, companies in transition and established brands with regard to influencer relations, marketing, advertising, public relations, social media, promotion, events and reputation management in the technology, consumer products and business to business markets. In the last 10 years 27 of his agency’s clients have exited, with three IPOs. Some of the acquiring companies include Google, eBay, Yahoo, Nokia, Cisco, IBM, Citrix Online, Computer Associate...
  • 6/20/14 Keith Chambers - Chambers Group

    Jun 24, 2014 | 82 min
    Keith Chambers has assisted more than five hundred goods and service providers in formulating their marketing approach, including Clorox, Del Monte, Campbell’s, Coppertone, Arm by its second year, Sega Genesis was exceeding $500 million in sales. Considered unorthodox by many, The Chambers Group has brought originality to their marketing approach. Renée Strauss is synonymous with weddings. She has guided brides from around the world achi
  • 6/19/14 Scott Page PINK FLOYD

    Jun 19, 2014 | 82 min
    Andy Abramson is the founder of Comunicano, Inc., a 20+ person asymmetrical communications consultancy, geared to providing clients with Senior Advising, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Marketer-In-Residence services to start-ups, companies in transition and established brands with regard to influencer relations, marketing, advertising, public relations, social media, promotion, events and reputation management in the technology, consumer products and business to business markets. In the last 10 years 27 of his agency’s clients have exited, with three IPOs. Some of the acquiring companies include Google, eBay, Yahoo, Nokia, Cisco, IBM, Citrix Online, Computer Associate...
  • 6/18/14 Renee Strauss TV Personality

    Jun 18, 2014 | 82 min
    Jay is the Executive Chairman of Realty Mogul and sits on the Board of Directors. Jay was most recently the President of ooVoo. Prior, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe and has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. A leading technology pioneer for over 25 years, Samit has sold companies to Fortune 500 firms and taken companies public in addition to creating multi-million dollar strategic partnerships with Best Buy, Coca Cola, Ford, General Motors, McDonald's, Microsoft and United Airlines. Samit’s charity work ranges from the first Internet Charity Auction to Tsunami Aid (with NBC) and Concert for Hurricane Relief (with MTV). During President Clinton’s administration...
  • 6/16/14 LIVE FROM WGN CHICAGO!!!

    Jun 17, 2014 | 82 min
    Matt Sapaula, is a financial coach with the goal of redefining his clients' future by giving them the information, tools and guidance they need to take charge of their finances and create a better life. For over a decade he has proactively educated the community in financial strategies, helped clients identify hidden assets and encourages his audience to turn missed opportunities into second chances. Matt began his career in the financial services industry by working at a large brokerage firm in southern California in transition from active-duty service in the United States Marine Corps. In the Marines, Matt's dedication to his country, his unit, and his duties propelled him to become a deco...
  • 6/17/14 LIVE FROM WGN

    Jun 17, 2014 | 82 min
    Howard A. Tullman serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Flashpoint Academy (flashpointacademy.com), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Experiencia, Inc., and President Emeritus of Kendall College, in Chicago. Mr. Tullman is General Managing Partner for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC and a Director of The Cobalt Group (cobaltgroup.com) and Passage Events (passageevents.com) in Seattle. He is also a Trustee of WTTW in Chicago and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. Mr. Tullman has over 30 years of management and turn-around experience and an extensive operations background in online services, large-scale in...
  • 6/12/14 Kenny Aronoff Famous Musician

    Jun 12, 2014 | 82 min
    Kenny is world renowned musician/drummer and will be our in studio mentor today! Do not miss this interview!!! These are the amazing artists and bands Kenny has been honored to have performed with in this short period of time... Dave Grohl, Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh, Stevie Wonder, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Keith Urban, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, John Legend, Brad Paisley, Pharrell Williams, John Fogerty, Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Robert Randolph, Keb Mo, Sam Moore, Dr. John, John Hiatt, Brantley Gilbert, Pat Monahan, Taj Mahal, Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Zack Brown, Jackson Browne, Martina McBride, Eric Church, Garth Brooks, Juanes, Tom Morello, Fher Olvera (MAN...
  • 6/11/14 Michael Gluck Pres. VG Market

    Jun 11, 2014 | 82 min
    Jay Samit is the Executive Chairman of Realty Mogul and sits on the Board of Directors. Jay was most recently the President of ooVoo. Prior, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe and has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. A leading technology pioneer for over 25 years, Samit has sold companies to Fortune 500 firms and taken companies public in addition to creating multi-million dollar strategic partnerships with Best Buy, Coca Cola, Ford, General Motors, McDonald's, Microsoft and United Airlines. Samit has produced over 100 video games garnering Best of Show awards at Comdex, CES, E3 and Retailvision. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Jay was presented the Leona...
  • 6/6/14 Todd Ray AMC's Freakshow

    Jun 6, 2014 | 82 min
    Todd Ray is the mastermind behind The Venice Beach Freakshow, a classically-inspired circus sideshow with an attached museum of oddities. A 21st century P.T. Barnum with a congenital resistance to very concept of "impossible," Todd has set out to build the world's greatest showcase for the unique, the bizarre and the wondrous. Venice Beach Freakshow opened in 2006, and since then Todd has searched the world for animal anomalies, bizarre artifacts, and people with unusual physiological traits and astounding talents. He has embraced the word "freak" as a joyous rebuttal to "normal" and the pressure of conformity. "Every single one of us, by virtue of our individuality, is an oddity. We're each...
  • 6/5/14 Scott Page PINK FLOYD

    Jun 5, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Named one of “50 Pio...
  • 6/4/14 Sabrina Kay CEO Freemont Invest.

    Jun 5, 2014 | 82 min
    Sabrina Kay is committed to returning the American educational system to its former glory by introducing new learning models and connecting the workforce with classrooms. Her quest answers the seemingly logical question: Why wait until college students have already graduated to give them work-based training? Her goal is to use the Penn's learning model as a framework, conduct further research, perfect the model, and enhance students' social mobility and opportunity through education. The laboratory of her ambition is Fremont College. Dr. Sabrina Kay became Chancellor of Fremont College in 2007 and targeted nontraditional students, teaching them through collaboration and real-world cases to n...
  • 6/3/14 Jay Abraham CEO Abraham Group

    Jun 3, 2014 | 82 min
    As Founder and CEO of Abraham Group, Inc. (Los Angeles, California), Jay has spent his entire career solving problems and fixing businesses. He has significantly increased the bottom lines of over 10,000 clients in more than 400 industries, and over 7,200 sub industries, worldwide. Jay has dealt with virtually every type of business. He has studied, and solved, almost every type of business question, challenge and opportunity. Jay has an uncanny ability to increase business income, wealth and success. He uncovers hidden assets, overlooked opportunities and undervalued possibilities. This skill set has captured the attention and respect of CEOs, best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and marketi...
  • 6/02/14 Sue Wong Owner Sue Wong Fashion

    Jun 2, 2014 | 82 min
    Sue Wong is a study in contrasts. She appears petite, yet possesses a commanding presence and grand energy that fills an entire room. While there is power and strength in her designs, there is a romantic fantasy and poetic lyricism that informs her work, which nonetheless remain rooted in undeniable pragmatic reality. The elegant economy of her gestures belies the strength and determination with which she has managed her business for over two decades. This collision of polar opposites creates the frisson that fuels Sue Wong’s gorgeous designs and has established the Sue Wong signature style. Born into humble circumstances in a remote countryside in southern China, at the age of six, Sue was ...
  • 5/30/14 Eric Pulier CEO ServiceMesh

    May 29, 2014 | 82 min
    Business Rockstar listeners do not miss this interview! The cream of the crop when it comes to business. Mr. Eric Pulier joins Ken in studio to give you the tools you need to succeed! Entrepreneur, writer, public speaker, and founder of over fifteen companies, Pulier has raised 700 Million dollars + for ventures he has founded or co-founded : Media Platform (www.mediaplatform.com); SOA Software (ww.soa.com); Desktone (www.desktone.com); ServiceMesh (www.servicemesh.com); and Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council (www.tmforum.org). In Addition Mr. Pulier is an investor in several start ups in media and technology, as well as a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (www.clintonglobalinitiative...
  • 5/29/14 Kenny Aronoff Famous Musician

    May 29, 2014 | 82 min
    Kenny Aronoff joins Ken in studio today to be our Rockstar mentor! Kenny has performed with Dave Grohl, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Mayer and Garth Brooks just to name a few! Kenny also has his own recording studio along with a book he is working on depicting his incredible career. If you are an up and coming musician seeking guidance and directions do not miss this interview! Dana Manciagli has had a remarkable career in global sales and marketing roles in Fortune 500 corporations. Recently retired from more than a decade's tenure at Microsoft as worldwide sales manager, she is now running her own business as a career expert, speaker, author & coach. A true visionary, our listeners ge...
  • 5/28/14 Dale Fox CEO Tribogenics

    May 29, 2014 | 82 min
    Kenny Aronoff joins Ken in studio today to be our Rockstar mentor! Kenny has performed with Dave Grohl, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Mayer and Garth Brooks just to name a few! Kenny also has his own recording studio along with a book he is working on depicting his incredible career. If you are an up and coming musician seeking guidance and directions do not miss this interview! Dana Manciagli has had a remarkable career in global sales and marketing roles in Fortune 500 corporations. Recently retired from more than a decade's tenure at Microsoft as worldwide sales manager, she is now running her own business as a career expert, speaker, author & coach. A true visionary, our listeners ge...
  • 5/2714 Brock Pierce Bitcoin Extrodinaire

    May 29, 2014 | 82 min
    Jason Silberberg is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nabthat, a service platform, that is revolutionizing the way consumers interact with dealerships when looking to purchase or lease a new vehicle. Nabthat removes the burden of going from dealership to dealership looking for the best deal and allows consumers to request a vehicle (by naming their terms) or schedule a test drive from the comfort of their home (or anywhere with internet connection). All interaction is anonymous, eliminating the bombardment of unwanted phone calls and emails from dealerships. Nabthat currently has more than 100 Los Angeles and Orange County dealerships participating on their platform, ranging from Fiat to Porsche. Na...
  • 5/26/14 David Houston Founder B Beanery

    May 29, 2014 | 82 min
    So young but so successful!l Jerry Jao will help our up and coming entrepreneur listeners find their path in the business world! Jerry Jao, CEO and co-founder of Retention Science, a retention-marketing business. Jao has co-founded two other ecommerce marketing companies, including incentiBox, a social media referral platform. Jao worked as an analyst with Morgan Sttog, where he advised Fortune 500 companies on product pricing strategies. Most recently, Jao worked as an adviser to the CFO of Clear Channel, the radio and communications company, working on digital sales initiatives, and iHeartRadio. Jao has a B.S. in Business Administration from U.C. Berkeley. While having difficulty getting a...
  • 5/23/14 Joe Cipriano V/O Extraordinaire

    May 23, 2014 | 82 min
    Simon Mainwaring is the founder of We First, the leading social branding firm that provides consulting and training to help companies tell the story of the good they do to build their reputation, profits and social impact. He is a member of the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board, the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Diplomacy at the USC Annenberg School, the Transformational Leadership Council and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London. He contributes to Fast Company, Forbes, Huffington Post, Mashable, and GOOD Magazine on branding and social technology. Prior to starting We First, Simon was an award-winning Nike creative writer at Wieden & Kennedy and worldwide creative direc...
  • 5/22/14 Jesse Dylan CEO MegaCast

    May 22, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Named one of “50 Pion...
  • 5/21/14 Louise Palanker CEO Our Place

    May 21, 2014 | 82 min
    On This Episode : Louise Palanker & Eran Weinberg Louise Palanker is a writer/producer/performer/filmmaker/author in the arenas of radio, television, stand-up comedy, documentary film making and middle grade fiction. Louise is the Award Winning author of Journals: Middle School Love and War. This title has been developed into an IOS App (iPhone, iTouch, iPad) called Our Place which, has evolved into a social/support network for teens and tweens. Our Place is your growing up hub. Teens and tweens the world over are joining the conversation, creating their own profiles and collectively building a safe space to read, write, learn, share, encourage, interact and give and get advice. The Cyber Ki...
  • 5/20/14 Lizanne Falsetto CEO thinkThin

    May 20, 2014 | 82 min
    Few young women are offered the choice between a career in basketball or fashion. thinkThin® Founder & CEO Lizanne Falsetto chose fashion and embarked on a successful business chapter that took her to live and work in Japan, Paris, Milan, New York, Australia and Madrid. From both sports and fashion, she gained a deep knowledge and understanding of nutrition and its role in health. From her Italian grandparents, however, she developed a great respect and love for real food - freshly picked from the garden and brought to the table for nourishing conversation and warm family laughter. Balancing a career and motherhood led to the thinkThin® formula: simple, nutritious and delicious portable food...
  • 5/19/14 Shaahin Cheyene CEO Excelerol

    May 19, 2014 | 82 min
    Shaahin is the quintessential American success story. Born in Terhan, Iran in 1975, his family immigrated to America in 1980, during the tumultuous Islamic revolution. As a young boy Shaahin knew he was destined for entrepreneurship. Shaahin is an award winning business mogul, author and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. Cheyene is currently the founder of a brain nutrition start-up Accelerated Intelligence where he is positioning the enterprise to be the forerunner in the brain nutrition supplements market. Maz is a groundbreaking comedian. he has been hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "crossing borders and breaking taboos with his stand up tour." He is currently touring solo wit...
  • 5/16/14 Forest Cassidy CEO LeadFerret

    May 16, 2014 | 82 min
    Forest has built numerous companies in the B2B data space over the past 12+ years. By allowing easy access to complete information for tens of millions of business contracts at no cost LeadFerret.com is the latest in a series of disruptive B2B data companies. In 2002 Forest helped change the industry forever when he launched ProspectDB and started compiling the earliest known B2B email lists that could be purchased. At that time marketers could only rent email lists, but ProspectDB pioneered this new space and remains a leader in the industry 12 years later. Forest graduated with a degree in economics from Pepperdine University in 1998 and speaks regularly on B2B sales and marketing topics. ...
  • 5/15/14 Richard Gibbs Famous Musician

    May 15, 2014 | 82 min
    Richard is an American film composer and music producer whose credits include the films Sweet Hearts Dance, Dr. Dolittle, Big Momma's House, The Book of Stars, Queen of the Damned and the television series Battlestar Galactica. Gibbs was the keyboard player for the new wave band Oingo Boingo from 1980 to 1984. He was also a session player, performing on over 150 albums for artists as diverse as War, Tom Waits, Boy Meets Girl, Living in a Box, Robert Palmer, and Aretha Franklin! He joins us today in studio to mentor our up and coming star! Adirim's super-sweet career seemed preordained from the start. But in a time when cake art and cupcake competitions were not yet national TV fare, baking w...
  • 5/14/14 Kevin Wall CEO Control Room

    May 14, 2014 | 82 min
    Bringing further perspective to a 30-year career distinguished by a string of entrepreneurial successes, including his role in producing some of the world's most ambitious, media-convergent live musical events, Kevin Wall is founder and CEO of Live Earth. Wall is best known for producing events seen by a billion or more people across the globe. In 20005 Wall founded Control Room to create live entertainment accessible to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Thirty Three year old Adam Stewart is the dynamic CEO of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), which owns and operates Caribbean-based Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts. Stewart oversees all areas of SRI operations, ...
  • 5/13/14 Jeff Smith CEO JS2 Communication

    May 13, 2014 | 81 min
    Jeff's extensive experience in corporate branding, crisis communications and communications strategies makes him a leading figure in the industry for helping companies achieve their corporate goals and then solidifying their niche. He has worked with some the country's best known consumer brands including Starbucks Coffee Company, Jamba Juice, ArcLight Cinemas and Envite Postmark, and has been a key principle in developing, launching and publicizing exceptionally well-known and successful products. As a previous image-maker in Hollywood for over 22 years, Marla designed traditional media campaigns for her celebrities, bringing visual and performing artists to the masses. Her strategy today t...
  • 5/12/14 President of Pink's Hot Dogs

    May 12, 2014 | 81 min
    Richard is the President of THE Pink's Hot Dogs, Inc., a landmark hot dog stand located in Hollywood, which serves over 2,000 hot dogs a day. Pink's was started over 70 years ago by Richard's parents, Paul and Betty Pink! Pink's attributes it's longevity and success to its hot dogs, which snap when you bite into them, it's their long term employees, many of whom have been with Pink's for over 10 years! And it's the old Hollywood atmosphere, including their creative menu and commitment to marketing. Pink has recently expanded through licensing arrangements into Las Vegas on the strip at the Planet Hollywood Hotel, Knott's Berry Farm, Universal CityWalk, LAX's Bradly Terminal, Cedar Point Amus...
  • 5/9/14 Dain Blair President GrooveWorx

    May 9, 2014 | 81 min
    Dain's experience covers everything from playing guitar and bass in touring bands, working as a DJ over the airwaves in Florida after college, doing promotion for Capitol Records, producing artist with multiple chart records and then learning the commercial music business at HLC Killer Music. Dain started his own custom music, house Groove Addicts in 1996. In addition to producing music for countless national TV spots, Groove Addicts scored music for hit TV shows like "Deal or No Deal" - (NBC), "The Goode Family" - (ABC), "Tattoo Highway" and "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" - (ABC). From 2004 through 2007 Dain also had the privilege of producing B.B. King, Jose Feliciano and Patti LaBelle fo...
  • 5/8/14 Scott Page Pink Floyd

    May 8, 2014 | 81 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions, an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page co-founded New Media Broadcasting, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. He also co-founded Direct2care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott has received several awards and acknowledgements,primarily for his technology companies' achievements. Named on of "50 Pioneers of Multimedia," Page has been gue...
  • 5/7/14 Paul Kessler Founder, Bristol Cap

    May 7, 2014 | 81 min
    Paul is Principal, Portfolio Manager & Founder of Bristol Capitol Advisors, LLC. Mr. Kessler has extensive experience with emerging growth companies which, for a variety of factors, trade below their fundamental value, and, when necessary, directs the Fund to play an activist role with both company boards and executives. He is well-versed at identifying deep value activist opportunities in a variety of industries. He Has board experience in finance, actively sourcing and identifying investment transactions with emerging growth public companies. His responsibilities include implementation of trading strategies as well as directing trading in portfolio securities. Mr. Kessler's activities have...
  • 5/6/14 Seth Shapiro 2 Time Emmy Winner

    May 6, 2014 | 81 min
    Two-time Emmy® Award winner Seth Shapiro is a leading executive and adviser in digital media. His work includes cutting-edge projects in television, online, games and music with the Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel. Time Warner, McCann, Showtime, Universal, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and a range of new ventures. He is a Governor of Interactive Media at the Academy of Television of Arts & Sciences, the organization that bestows the Emmy Awards. Shapiro sits on the Annenberg Innovation Lab Research Council, the Producer Guild's New Media Council and the Advisory Boards of Aficionado Media, the Mobile Excellence Awards, PICNIC Festival Amsterdam and OVP Ventures Partners. Matthew is a s...
  • 5/5/14 Mark Verge CEO West Side Rentals

    May 5, 2014 | 81 min
    Mark Verge is the founder and owner of Westside Rentals, a listings service for Southern California renters and landlords based out of Santa Monica. Westside Rentals employs 80 people and lists about 20,000 apartments, hours, and rooms for rent. Education: Associate's degree from Santa Monica College; Bachelor's degree in history from UCLA Personal: Married his high school sweetheart Lani. They live in Pacific Palisades and have a daughter, 7, and a son, 4. First job: A beach lifeguard when he was 18. "I was definitely not the definition of a lifeguard," Verge says. "I was a pale, skinny guy. They'd call me the Ghost." Got the idea: Verge, 40, says he was put off the listings services that w...
  • 5/2/14 Nolan Bushnell Founder, Atari

    May 2, 2014 | 81 min
    Nolan Bushnell, inventor of Pong and founder of Atari, is rightly considered the father of electronic gaming. Growing up in Utah in the 1940's, Bushnell had a childhood typical of a budding inventor: his early inspirations include a third-grade science project on electricity; his early setbacks include nearly burning down his family's garage with a homemade liquid-fuel rocket mounted on a roller skate. In tome, Bushnell began to show his talent for business as well: at age 15 when his father died, he took over his concrete business. Bushnell's career plans gelled while he was attending the University of Utah. At the time, he was learning the basics of computer graphics, while managing an amu...
  • 5/1/30 Richard Gibbs Famous Musician

    May 1, 2014 | 81 min
    Richard Gibbs is an American film composer and music producer whose credits include the films Sweet Hearts Dance, Dr. Dolittle, Big Momma's House, The Book of Stars, Queen of the Damned and the television series Battlestar Galactia. Gibbs was the keyboard player for the New Wave band Oingo Boingo from 1980 - 1984. He was also a session player, performing on over 150 albums for artists as diverse as War, Tom Waits, Boy Meets Girl, Living in a Box, Robert Palmer, and Aretha Franklin. He also started with Michael Jochum and the band Zuma II, which had an eponymously titled record release by Pasha/CBS Records. He has appeared live with Korn, The Staples and Chaka Khan. John Macomber was a three-...
  • 4/30/14 Jay Samit Executive Realty Mogul

    Apr 30, 2014 | 82 min
    Jay is the Executive Chairman of Realty Mogul and sits on the Board of Directors. Jay was most recently the President of ooVoo. Prior, Samit was CEO of SocialVibe and has held global senior management positions at Universal, EMI, and Sony. A leading technology pioneer for over 25 years, Samit has sold companies to Fortune 500 firms and taken companies public in addition to creating multi-million dollar strategic partnerships with Best Buy, Coca Cola, Ford, General Motors, McDonald's, Microsoft and United Airlines. Believing that children should have the finest personal care products available, Christine Burger founded Noodle & Boo in 2003. As CEO, Christine provides strategic direction and l...
  • 4/29/14 LIVE FROM MILKEN GLOBAL CONF.

    Apr 29, 2014 | 81 min
    Wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, leading lawyer and committed campaigner for women's rights, Cherie set up the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2008 to help women build small and growing business in developing and emerging markets so that they can contribute to economies and have a stronger voice in their societies. As well as fighting for human rights in her professional career, Cherie is an active campaigner on equality and human rights issues. In addition to founding her own charity, Cherie remains closely involved with charities with a special emphasis on women and children. Dina Dwyer-Owens is the executive chairwoman of The Dwyer Group®. America also knows her for ...
  • 4/28/14 LIVE FROM MILKEN GLOBAL CONF.

    Apr 28, 2014 | 81 min
    Freshwire helps brands tell their stories by delivering strategic and thoughtful content, operating on the belief that the future of consumer engagement lies in value, not volume. Amos has been a trusted tastemaker, content creator, and custodian of pop culture for the past decade, having previously served as a music industry exec. He was included in Forbes magazine's recent list of "Up and Comers," and he is a regular contributor on Bloomberg West TV. Amos also sits on the Board of Trustees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Board of Directors of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. Elisha is a psychologist and author of the best-selling book "The Now Effect." Goldstein sy...
  • 4/24/14 AKON, Famous Musician

    Apr 24, 2014 | 81 min
    As soon as you hear Akon's voice you know it's him. His shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres-from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-dominating singles "Smack That" and I Wanna Love You", he's made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly & Eminem. With 35 million albums sold worldwide, five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt, he's simply unstoppable. Once Akon reached the top, he went even further landing on a global path set for his fourth full-length album and latest opus 2012's Stadium (Universal Republic Records). Wo...
  • 4/23/14 Kalika Yap Women Extraordinaire

    Apr 23, 2014 | 82 min
    A native of Honolulu, Kalika Yap, CEO & Founder of Citrus Studio, Inc., Luxe Link, and the Waxing Company attended NYU where she found the everyday activity of life in New York - from subway and taxi rides to visits to the Union Square Farmer's Market - exhilarating! A journalism major, Kalika worked for several media firms including Bloomberg and CNBC until 1996 when she uprooted herself again, and moved out west to Los Angeles. She has been recognized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) at the Deborah Awards for her professional & philanthropic dedication to the Los Angeles community. In 1999, Kalika founded Citrus Studios Inc., an award-winning interactive design and consulting agency foc...
  • 4/22/14 Howard Leonhardt CEO, Rockstar

    Apr 22, 2014 | 82 min
    Howard Leonhardt is the developer and manufacturer of the world's first implantable, programmable, and re-fillable stem cell pump for organ regeneration. Leonhardt's stem cell pump is an advanced model equipped with electrical stimulation to treat advanced heart failure. Leonhardt Ventures is an angel network, family and venture capital fund, business incubator and accelerator, and mentoring organization that has founded 20+ companies to date. Leonhardt Ventures' angel network founded companies ahve raised and put to work more than $145 million to date. 50% of founded and funded companies are life science with a focus on heart disease and stem cell therapies; the other 50% are focused on soc...
  • 4/21/14 Martin Rawls-Meehan CEO Reverie

    Apr 21, 2014 | 82 min
    Sleeping is something most of us don't get enough of; but what if there was a way to make the sleep you do get count a little more? Martin Rawls-Meehan is president and chief executive officer of Reverie, the largest global manufacturer of adjustable beds, a business he co-founded with Tony Chang. Rawls-Meehan is singularly focused on developing specialty sleep products that improve the way people sleep. He was one of the first in the industry to promote adjustable bed bases when he noticed a paradigm shift in the way people spent time in the bedroom. Through its collection of innovative adjustable bed bases that focus on promoting a healthy lifestyle, Reverie has established a loyal base of...
  • 4/18/14 Jay Samit President ooVoo

    Apr 18, 2014 | 82 min
    Business Rockstar listeners do not miss this interview! The cream of the crop when it comes to business. Mr. Pulier joins Ken in studio to give you the tools you need to succeed! Entrepreneur, writer, public speaker, and founder of over fifteen companies, Pulier has raised 700 Million dollars + for ventures he has founded or co-founded : Media Platform (www.mediaplatform.com); SOA Software (ww.soa.com); Desktone (www.desktone.com); ServiceMesh (www.servicemesh.com); and Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council (www.tmforum.org). In Addition Mr. Pulier is an investor in several start ups in media and technology, as well as a member of the Clinton Global Initiative (www.clintonglobalinitiative.org)...
  • 4/17/14 Kenny Aronoff Famous Musician

    Apr 17, 2014 | 82 min
    Kenny Aronoff joins Ken in studio today to be our Rockstar mentor! Kenny has performed with Dave Grohl, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, John Mayer and Garth Brooks just to name a few! Kenny also has his own recording studio along with a book he is working on depicting his incredible career. If you are an up and coming musician seeking guidance and directions do not miss this interview! Dana Manciagli has had a remarkable career in global sales and marketing roles in Fortune 500 corporations. Recently retired from more than a decade's tenure at Microsoft as worldwide sales manager, she is now running her own business as a career expert, speaker, author & coach. A true visionary, our listeners ge...
  • 4/16/14 Dale Fox CEO Tribogenics Inc.

    Apr 16, 2014 | 82 min
    Dale is the co-founder & CEO of Tribogenics Inc., a Southern California start-up developing the world's smallest portable X-ray sources with applications in mining, industrial, medical and military markets. Fox is a serial entrepreneur and innovator who has launched, grown, managed, and solved several companies based on new breakthrough technologies, including the first company to be focused exclusively on mobile devices. His background include includes all aspects of marketing and finance for start-ups. Industry veteran Richard Zelniker’s body of work to date includes, A Test of Will, an acclaimed short that he wrote and directed and his award winning feature debut, Fix (aka Menage a Trois)...
  • 4/15/14 Brock Pierce Bitcoin

    Apr 15, 2014 | 82 min
    Jason Silberberg is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nabthat, a service platform, that is revolutionizing the way consumers interact with dealerships when looking to purchase or lease a new vehicle. Nabthat removes the burden of going from dealership to dealership looking for the best deal and allows consumers to request a vehicle (by naming their terms) or schedule a test drive from the comfort of their home (or anywhere with internet connection). All interaction is anonymous, eliminating the bombardment of unwanted phone calls and emails from dealerships. Nabthat currently has more than 100 Los Angeles and Orange County dealerships participating on their platform, ranging from Fiat to Porsche. Na...
  • 4/14/14 David Houston Barney's Beanery

    Apr 14, 2014 | 86 min
    While having difficulty getting a table at a local pool hall with one of his friends, David Houston decided he should open a pool hall. In 1989, David opened Q's Billiard Club that is still in its current location today. In 1999, long-time Los Angeles eatery Barney's Beanery came on the market. David jumped at the chance to purchase the restaurant-bar hybrid and has gone on to expand the brand by opening locations in Santa Monica, Pasadena, Burbank and Westwood. Barney's Beanery employs a staff of about 400 that includes a managerial staff including Human Resources and Regional Managers. Today our listeners get to learn how to transition from one business to another, how to make it smooth, a...
  • 4/11/14 Howard Marks CEO Start Engine

    Apr 11, 2014 | 82 min
    Howard Marks is Co-Chair of Start Engine and CEO of Gamzee. Howard is an incredibly successful technology entrepreneur that has worked with a number of companies specializing in the video game, online gaming, social gaming and internet education industry. He is also working as the CEO of Gamzee, a company he founded in April 2011 with the stated goal of disrupting the gaming industry by making games that anyone can play anywhere, anytime, and on any device. In 2005, Howard founded Acclaim Games. After its acquisition by Playdom, he became head of the Acclaim studio and Sr. VP, Strategic Planning at Disney Interactive Media Group. Howard got his start in 1983 while a student at the University...
  • 4/10/14 Richard Gibbs Composer/Musician

    Apr 10, 2014 | 82 min
    Richard “Ribbs” Gibbs (born in 1955 in Bay Village, Ohio) is an American film composer and music producer whose credits include the films Sweet Hearts Dance, Dr. Dolittle, Big Momma's House, The Book of Stars, Queen of the Damned and the television series Battlestar Galactica. Gibbs was the keyboard player for the New Wave band Oingo Boingo from 1980 to 1984. He was also a session player, performing on over 150 albums for artists as diverse as War, Tom Waits, Boy Meets Girl, Living in a Box, Robert Palmer, and Aretha Franklin. He also started with Michael Jochum the band Zuma II, which had an eponymously titled record released by Pasha/CBS Records. He has appeared live with Korn, The Staples...
  • 4/9/14 Sabrina Kay Chancellor Fremont

    Apr 9, 2014 | 82 min
    Sabrina Kay is committed to returning the American educational system to its former glory by introducing new learning models and connecting the workforce with classrooms. Her quest answers the seemingly logical question: Why wait until college students have already graduated to give them work-based training? Her goal is to use the Penn's learning model as a framework, conduct further research, perfect the model, and enhance students' social mobility and opportunity through education. The laboratory of her ambition is Fremont College. Dr. Sabrina Kay became Chancellor of Fremont College in 2007 and targeted nontraditional students, teaching them through collaboration and real-world cases to n...
  • 4/8/14 Ralph Simon Moblilium Global

    Apr 8, 2014 | 82 min
    Ralph Simon is widely recognized as one of the founders of the modern global mobile entertainment and content industry. He has been a prominent mobile visionary, trailblazer and innovator for the past decade, helping grow the world-wide mobile/wireless content and entertainment industries, and playing a central role in helping an international array of companies, start-ups, technologists and creative innovators to grow their mobile applicability and stickiness in the established and fast-developing international markets. He has become popularly known as “the father of the ring tone” – starting the first ring tone company which came to fruition in Santa Monica nearly two decades ago. Paul Hib...
  • 4/7/14 Fred Joyal 1800-DENTIST

    Apr 7, 2014 | 82 min
    Fred Joyal is an entrepreneur who partnered with Gary Saint Denis in 1986 to form the successful dental referral service, 1-800-DENTIST. Today he serves as the CEO of Futuredontics, Inc., which operates 1-800-DENTIST as well as several other brands, and is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on dental consumer marketing. Joyal is widely regarded as one of the leading experts in dental consumer marketing. He writes regular articles for industry trade magazines on the subjects of marketing and advertising, and he has authored two detailed whitepapers and a book on dental marketing. Joyal is also highly sought after as a lecturer and has given marketing talks at many dental trade sho...
  • 4/4/14 Leslie Greif CEO ThinkFactory

    Apr 4, 2014 | 82 min
    Leslie Greif is an Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated producer, creator, writer and director and is one of the most prolific figures in the entertainment industry. Leslie has a tremendous amount of versatility and production experience, and is a top creator of high-quality entertainment content across a diverse range of both scripted and unscripted productions. Greif has hit various milestones over his career and produced various worldwide super-hits including eight seasons of the classic crime drama Walker, Texas Ranger starring Chuck Norris. Greif produced and directed the highly acclaimed documentary Brando, starring Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn and Robert Duvall, whi...
  • 4/3/14 Scott Page Pink Floyd

    Apr 3, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his technology companies’ achievements. Dr. Andrew Thor...
  • 4/2/14 Lizanne Falsetto CEO ThinkThin

    Apr 2, 2014 | 82 min
    Few young women are offered the choice between a career in basketball or fashion. thinkThin® founder and CEO Lizanne Falsetto chose fashion and embarked on a successful business chapter that took her to live and work in Japan, Paris, Milan, New York, Australia and Madrid. From both sports and fashion, she gained a deep knowledge and understanding of nutrition and its role in health. From her Italian grandparents, however, she developed a great respect and love for real food – freshly picked from the garden and brought to the table for nourishing conversation and warm family laughter. Besides being a businesswoman and mother of two, Lizanne is a passionate philanthropist dedicated to fighting...
  • 4/1/14 Pillan, Boylan Founders Veg Grill

    Apr 1, 2014 | 82 min
    Serial entrepreneur T.K. Pillan was sick of pizza. So, he opened The Veggie Grill. The venture is the brainchild of Kevin Boylan, once a financier and a senior executive at Drexel Burnham Lambert; T.K. Pillan, who co-founded Guidance Solutions, a firm that designs e-commerce websites; and Ray White. This is the definition of "seeing a problem and fixing it." Pillan and Boylan explains how they were able to create such a successful business in an industry with only a 5% success rate! Before Blake Andrews became the CEO of Giveback Homes he embarked on a mission trip that became a life mission. Born and raised in Corpus TX, Blake is defined by his courageous entrepreneurship and vision for tur...
  • 3/31/14 Ken Kragen TV & Film Producer

    Mar 31, 2014 | 82 min
    A graduate of Harvard Business School Ken Kragen‘s illustrious career far transcends the music and entertainment industries where he has spent many incredibly successful years. He has managed some of the world’s most important entertainers, including Kenny Rogers, Lionel Richie, Trisha Yearwood, Olivia Newton John, The Bee Gees, Burt Reynolds, The Smothers Brothers and many others. He was the creator and organizer of ”We Are the World”, “Hands Across America”, and Cisco System’s ”NetAid”. Amazingly over 95% of the acts he managed have become stars, and 90% of the projects he created and spearheaded have achieved success. Jason Zdenek completed his BS in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA while...
  • 326/14 Sasha Strauss Innovation Protocol

    Mar 26, 2014 | 81 min
    Clients, agencies, media and academic institutions call upon Sasha Strauss‘ award-winning forums worldwide; from Romania to China, Switzerland to Mexico. Media channels like National Public Radio (NPR), Forbes and The Wall Street Journal seek his expertise on branding everything from presidential candidates to innovative start-ups and Fortune 500s. He has keynoted with notable speakers such as Magic Johnson, Tony Hsieh, Frank Gehry, Biz Stone and Simon Sinek. With nearly two decades in strategic brand development, Mr. Strauss has built brands at the world’s leading advertising, PR, marketing and branding agencies. Being an entrepreneur doesn’t mean you need to have a ton of money and wrinkle...
  • 3/25/14 Keith Chambers, Chambers Group

    Mar 25, 2014 | 82 min
    Keith Chambers has assisted more than five hundred goods and service providers in formulating their marketing approach, including Clorox, Del Monte, Campbell’s, Coppertone, Arm &Hammer, Sparkletts, Hormel, Scotch-Brite, and Equal. He has helped brands as varied as Claritin and the Miss America Pageant develop and convey their product message to the consumer. The firm began as a successful package design studio for brands such as Coca Cola Foods, Van de Kamps, and Minute Maid. The world could use more Kathryn Finneys! Kathryn reaches into the urban community to help entrepreneurs get their business started, and now you get to learn from on the industries best! Kathryn Finney is the founder an...
  • 3/24/14 Todd Greene Founder HeadBlade

    Mar 24, 2014 | 82 min
    Todd Greene is the inventor and founder of HeadBlade, the leader in headcare. Todd began shaving his head on-and-off in 1993 and made the decision to go “shaved” every day in 1995. After years of shaving his head with a standard razor, Todd created an ergonomic handle that was compatible with standard razor cartridges. An entrepreneur at heart, Todd took his original razor and created a company based on the design. HeadBlade has now been in existence for over 10 years, sold over 1 million units of razors and can be purchased in over 10,000 stores. The original HeadBlade drew the attention of the press and began winning numerous awards and honors for its unique and ergonomic design, including...
  • 3/21/14 Dr. Michio Kaku Physicist

    Mar 21, 2014 | 81 min
    Honestly what else can you say about this absolute visionary! Take your pick out of a hat and Mr.Kaku can teach you! Dr. Michio Kaku is a theoretical physicist, best-selling author, acclaimed public speaker, and popularizer of science. A co-founder of string field theory, Kaku resumes Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything. Michio continues Einstein’s search for a “Theory of Everything,” seeking to unify the four fundamental forces of the universe—the strong force, the weak force, gravity and electromagnetism. This is a rare opportunity that will cover all aspects of life. If you have a question, about, well… anything,...
  • 3/20/14 AKON Musician/Entrepreneur

    Mar 20, 2014 | 73 min
    As soon as you hear Akon’s voice, you know it’s him. His shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-dominating singles “Smack That” and “I Wanna Love You”, he’s made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, and Eminem. With 35 million albums sold worldwide, five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt, he’s simply unstoppable. Once Akon reached the top, he went even further landing on a global path set for fourth full-length album and latest opus 2012′s Stadium [Universal Republic Records]. A...
  • 3/19/14 Adam Fields Producer

    Mar 19, 2014 | 82 min
    Adam Fields began his career at Creative Artists Agency. He then joined PolyGram Pictures and within one year became the Executive Vice President of Production at age 24. While working with Jon Peters and Peter Guber at PolyGram, Fields supervised a number of pictures including An American Werewolf in London, Six Weeks, Missing, and Endless Love. He also served as the Executive Producer of the soundtrack album and single on the latter film which at the time became the longest running number one single in history. Fields subsequently supervised the multi-platinum soundtrack for the film, Flashdance, which was a vital factor in that film’s extraordinary box office success. Creating a product t...
  • 3/18/14 John Cochran CEO Ole Smoky

    Mar 18, 2014 | 83 min
    John Cochran is Chief Executive Officer of Ole Smoky where he brings extensive experience in the beverage business. John comes to Ole Smoky from AquaHydrate Inc., where he was CEO and a member of its Board of Directors for the past sixteen months. Before being named CEO of the Southern California-based water brand in January 2012, Mr. Cochran was CEO of the Pabst Brewing Company, the largest American owned beer company in the United States. In his capacity as CEO, Mr. Cochran oversaw the 30+ brands in the Pabst Brewing Company portfolio including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Lone Star, Colt 45, and Old Milwaukee. Based in Los Angeles and a Co-Founder of 3 companies: Jet Luxury Resorts, JetLuxInc and T...
  • 3/17/14 William Quigley CS Venture

    Mar 17, 2014 | 82 min
    Today we are joined by two visionaries! Kross Precision is quickly gaining popularity. So how do you take a product that has seemingly been re-invented year after year and make it better? Sometimes great idea's have already been made public, and "seem" perfect the way they are, but every once in a while they need to be improved! Enter Kross Precision's Baller Bag, a new backpack for athlete, adventurers, and anyone one who needs a little more room. Les and Steve give us the inside scoop on tricks to their success and what you need to succeed in your business! Kross Precision is quickly gaining popularity. So how do you take a product that has seemingly been re-invented year after year and ma...
  • 3/14/14 Bello Nock Daredevil Extrodiniar

    Mar 14, 2014 | 85 min
    The bottom line is this, we care what our favorite celebrities are doing. They intrigue and excite us on a daily basis. So what if I told you there was a way to stay connected with your favorite Musicians, actors, directors etc?! Celebrity engagement with an app is an elusive goal for many a startup. But CEO and co-founder Andrew Maltin dove right in with his new app, Hang w/. Maltin is one of many L.A.-based tech entrepreneurs trying to take advantage of the town's access to high-profile talent. Maltin's app connects celebrities with fans to share content the moment it's happening. Bello's unique talent is combining jaw-dropping daredevil stunts and hysterical comedy! His motto? "No audianc...
  • 3/13/14 Richard Gibbs Composer/Musician

    Mar 13, 2014 | 85 min
    If you are a musician and are looking for a some direction do not miss this interview! Richard Gibbs is an American film composer and music producer whose credits include the films Sweet Hearts Dance, Dr. Dolittle, Big Momma's House, The Book of Stars, Queen of the Damned and the television series Battlestar Galactica. Gibbs was the keyboard player for the New Wave band Oingo Boingo from 1980 to 1984. Tune and find out the tips and tricks you need to succeed as a musician! Like his former bandmate Danny Elfman, Gibbs has embarked on a life of scoring movies and television shows. He has written the scores for over sixty films that have collectively grossed well over $1 billion in box office r...
  • 3/12/14 Tim Draper Founder of DFJ

    Mar 12, 2014 | 85 min
    Do you want to be the best entrepreneur out there?! We have a treat today as we are joined by Tim Draper! You will learn from the best today! Tim is the course creator and Chairman of BizWorld, a 501c3 organization built around simulated teaching of entrepreneurship and business to children. He also serves on the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors. Along with this Tim is the Founder and a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. His original suggestion to use “viral marketing” in web-based e-mail to geometrically spread an Internet product to its market was instrumental to the successes of Hotmail and YahooMail, and has been adopted as a standard marketing technique by hun...
  • BRS440_03112014_TUES

    Mar 11, 2014 | 88 min
    As Founder and CEO of Dream University Marcia Wieder travels the world - an ambassador for making dreams real. She's known for giving inspiring and moving talks to notable companies such as AT&T, The Gap and American Express. For anyone starting a new business, or just embarking on a new path in life, Marcia is a must listen interview for that extra support you've been looking for. In addition to being a charismatic speaker, she's the renowned author of fourteen books dedicated to achieving your dreams: Making Your Dreams Come True, Life is But a Dream, Dreams are Whispers From the Soul and Doing Less and Having More. She's also a syndicated columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle, in whic...
  • 3/10/14 Dulari Amin CEO Phenomenon

    Mar 10, 2014 | 85 min
    Dulari Amin is the CEO and President of PHENOMENON. Dulari shares what it’s like to create a company surrounded by ever changing conditions, and how we can start something like this ourselves! PHENOMENON dreams, designs and architects innovations that create cultural phenomena. This is done on behalf of brands, entertainment networks, inventors, and any other entity that can benefit from becoming a part of consumer culture. PHENOMENON’s work manifests itself through cultural, digital, and experience innovations. Can you imagine having an incurable ailment? It would be devastating. Emilie Davidson Hoyt received a gift from her father, turned it into a business that cured her condition, and ul...
  • 3/7/14 Freddie Ravel Tune Up to Success

    Mar 7, 2014 | 83 min
    Freddie Ravel is the internationally acclaimed Harmonics Maestro that blends his infectious passions for music and business to unlock the minds, hearts and hips of audiences around the world. Backed by number one hits and collaborative successes with Earth, Wind and Fire, Madonna, Prince, Indie Arie, Sergio Mendes, Quincy Jones, Al Jarreau, the Boston Pops and rock legend, Carlos Santana, the chart-topping Keyboardist is the Founder of “Business Harmonics”, the award-winning peak performance system to enhance leadership, innovation and collaboration within major corporations. The ASICS Los Angeles Marathon is this weekend! Kevin Wulff swings by the studio today to talk about ASICS, the Marat...
  • 3/6/2014 Tracey Russell CEO LA Marathon

    Mar 6, 2014 | 84 min
    Tracey Russell joined LA MARATHON LLC with nearly two decades of race management experience. At the Atlanta Track Club (ATC), under her leadership, both annual sponsorship revenue and the organizational budget doubled during her six-year tenure, more than 15 new running and youth events were added to the ATC portfolio, and the club’s membership tripled to more than 19,000 runners. Prior to her time at the ATC, Tracey spent 12 years with the Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers, which owns and produces 13 different sporting events annually. Since joining LA MARATHON LLC, she helped to secure Los Angeles as the site for the 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials for both men and women. Howard Marks is C...
  • 3/5/14 Pooneh Mohajer COO Tokidoki

    Mar 5, 2014 | 86 min
    Oh the dreaded fanny pack! How many of us have held our head in shame while rocking one of these?! Sonia Kanner created hipS-sister based upon the concept of the fanny pack. Sonia strived to create an alternative option that is fashionable, functional, and flattering. “While on a hike with my friends, frustrated because we were all holding our precious iPhones and car keys, I said out loud, " there has to be something out there to hold all this stuff, that is cute and flattering.”And that’s just what Sonia did! Today Sonia fills us in on how she came up with this life changing idea, and how you can start something like this yourself. Pooneh Mohajer, COO and Co-Founder of tokidoki, is a seria...
  • 3/4/14 Russ Whitney Founder Inner Voice

    Mar 4, 2014 | 85 min
    Why are we here? What is the purpose of life? It’s only natural to wonder right?! Today we get to have some of these questions answered from this amazing visionary! Whitney’s latest venture, Inner Voice™, grew out of his own personal search for the true meaning of life and our reason for being. After five years of research and study, Whitney introduced Inner Voice to a worldwide audience. Today, Whitney’s private quest has evolved into a very public, rapidly-growing, always-evolving on- and off-line community and is now becoming a way of life for members around the world. He says Inner Voice is the most important discovery of his career. Some of us just can’t sit still! Once we have created ...
  • 03/03/14 Nell Merlino CEO Count Me In

    Mar 3, 2014 | 83 min
    Nell Merlino is Founder, President and CEO of Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading national not-for-profit provider of resources for women to grow their micro businesses into million $ enterprises. She is author of “Stepping Out of Line: Lessons for Women Who Want It Their Way in Life, in Love, and at Work,” from Broadway Books, which is available from Amazon.com. Throughout her career, Nell Merlino has been inspiring millions of people to take action. She is the creative force behind Take Our Daughters to Work Day, which moved more than 71 million Americans to participate in a day dedicated to giving girls the opportunity to dream bigger about their future. Through Cou...
  • 2/28/14 Larry Namer CEO Metan Dev. Group

    Feb 28, 2014 | 81 min
    An entertainment industry veteran with over 40 years professional experience in cable television, live events and new media, Larry Namer is a founding partner of Metan Development Group (Metan), a venture created to develop and distribute entertainment content and media specifically for Chinese speaking audiences in China and abroad. An accomplished entrepreneur, Mr. Namer is the co-founder of E! Entertainment Television, a company now valued at over $3.5 billion USD, and the creator of several successful companies in the United States and overseas. Among those companies are Comspan Communications that pioneered Western forms of entertainment in the former Soviet Union, including the syndica...
  • 2/27/14 Tom Patterson CSC Global GM

    Feb 27, 2014 | 81 min
    On This Episode : Scott Page and Tom Patterson Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepreneur, he formed Walt Tucker Productions an audio video post production company in 1987. In 1992, he Co-founded 7th Level, Inc., a CD-ROM game and educational software company. Later, Page Co-founded New Media Broadcasting Company, a social media and collaborative communications enterprise. Since 2011, he has been the Co-founder and CEO of Direct2Care, an online presence management company for healthcare. Scott Page has received several acknowledgments and awards, primarily for his tech...
  • 02/26/14 Roger Hamilton Business Expert

    Feb 26, 2014 | 83 min
    Marketing to your customers is an ever changing challenge. Should you market to specific group, or to a mass audience? David Sheer answers these questions today on Business Rockstars! As the president of SheerID, David oversees the day to day operation of sales, business development and new group database acquisition. A SheerID co-founder, David developed and is implementing an aggressive market expansion plan that targets online retailers who need to verify students and quickly pivots to offer verification services for association members, military families, corporate employees, union members and government employees. Jake Weatherly is a co-founder of SheerID, the first online shopping cart...
  • 2/25/14 Jeff Stibel Brain Scientist

    Feb 25, 2014 | 84 min
    Jeff Stibel is a brain scientist and entrepreneur. He is currently serving as President and CEO of the Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corporation and was previously President and CEO of Web.com, Inc. Stibel is also Chairman of BrainGate, a company whose “brain chip” technology – recently featured on 60 Minutes — allows the severely disabled to control electronics with nothing but their thoughts. Stibel was a brain and behavior fellow at Brown University while studying for a PhD. He currently serves on the boards of Brown University’s Entrepreneurship Program, Tufts University’s Gordon Center for Leadership, and the University of Southern California’s Innovation Institute. Working with a fami...
  • 2/24/14 Pillan & Boylan Veggie Grill

    Feb 25, 2014 | 84 min
    Serial entrepreneur T.K. Pillan was sick of pizza. So, he opened The Veggie Grill. The venture is the brainchild of Kevin Boylan, once a financier and a senior executive at Drexel Burnham Lambert; T.K. Pillan, who co-founded Guidance Solutions, a firm that designs e-commerce websites; and Ray White. This is the definition of "seeing a problem and fixing it." Pillan and Boylan explains how they were able to create such a successful business in an industry with only a 5% success rate! Melissa Jawaharlal is passionate about exploring the final frontier of space and engineering for the developing world. Most importantly, she works to ensure that future generations will share that zeal for STEM a...
  • 2/21/14 Lee Maen Innovative Dining Group

    Feb 22, 2014 | 82 min
    You have been successful for a while now, but you know there is something more out there. May be it's time to take your career to a new level! Robin explains how he started BEI Inc. and why moving on from your position isn't always a bad thing! Since the mid 90s, while working for ESPN and ABC Wide World of Sports, Robin D. Berg has been dedicated to mastering digital television production. He has personally directed and produced hundreds of TV shows (over 200 in HDTV) for a wide variety of TV Networks including The Outdoor Channel, ESPN/ESPN2, OLN and Fox Sports. His production skills include editing and camera work. He now spends most of his time directing and running the daily operations ...
  • 2/20/14 Allison Stern Tubular Labs

    Feb 20, 2014 | 82 min
    How important are analytics for your business? EXTREMELY! But the issue is they are not in real time. Enter Allison Stern's brainchild Tubular Labs, big data for online video. Stern and her team created the first real-time audience dashboard that gives rich insights into your audience, and recommends how best to engage. Tubular Labs are building an analytics platform for the future of video based on our proprietary Audience Graph. Allison teaches us the always confusing world of analytics, and what the future holds for real time data! Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entr...
  • 2/19/14

    Feb 19, 2014 | 85 min
    On This Episode : Rob Fuggeta, George Veshoor and David Michail You need help with social media, we have Rob Fugetta, the the driving force behind Zuberance's vision and strategy. Today we learn just how important social media is for your business, and how you can turn your hub's into a major marketing tool! Fugetta founded Zuberance in February 2007 because he saw a major opportunity for companies to harness the power of Word of Mouth and social media to drive sales. As CEO, Rob is ultimately responsible for all aspects of Zuberance's business including product, engineering, operations, customer success, and sales and marketing. Rob is a 20-year veteran of Silicon Valley who has played a le...
  • 2/18/14 Ron McElroy Owner (ROC) Offices

    Feb 18, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Ron McElroy and Michael Paul Ron McElroy established himself as a proficient Commercial Real Estate Broker specializing in office properties throughout the greater John Wayne market from 1983 through 1992. During this period Ron represented landlords like The Irvine Company, Prudential Realty, and Koll Company as well as companies like Exxon, AST Research and Mobil Oil. In 1992 Ron launched REMC-Real Estate Management Corporation. Over the next fifteen years Ron’s standard for Class A buildings and premier office environments, anchored with uncompromised service, set the industry bar to a new level. Ron successfully sold the fourteen sites encompassing over 1,000 companies to S...
  • 2/17/14 Tom Patterson GM CSC Global

    Feb 18, 2014 | 81 min
    On This Episode : Tom Patterson, Jeff & Cindy Ullman and Andy Abramson A highly acclaimed security expert, published author, and keynote speaker who provides compelling insight into cyber security issues of the day, Tom Patterson provides clarity while delivering a high energy view into security that is of critical importance today. Patterson shares his insights and incredible knowledge on an area a lot of us either don't know about, or is just to confusing to understand. If you have any questions regarding internet security do not miss this compelling interview! Currently CSC's Global GM for Cybersecurity Consulting, Tom has run security services for Deloitte in EMEA, was IBM's Chief eComme...
  • 02/14/14 Kym Yancey CEO eWomen Network

    Feb 14, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Kym Yancey and Kathryn Goetzke Marketing to your customer can be a mind numbing process, luckily we have the leading expert stopping by our studio to make this an easier and productive tool. Yancey is considered one of North America’s premier marketing experts. He has a legacy of success and brings an avalanche of creativity, passion and business savvy to everything he touches. Previously, Kym was founder and president for 15 years to one of the top multi-cultural advertising agencies in the U.S. and was a finalist for Inc. Magazine’s “Entrepreneur of the Year.” Kym is committed to serving others and believes that success is an empty bag if you are not volunteering and givi...
  • 2/13/14 Scott Page Pink Floyd

    Feb 14, 2014 | 83 min
    On this Episode : Pirooz Sarshar, Scott Page and Moana Avvenenti It’s not easy being a man, according to prolific men’s lifestyle connoisseur, go-to grooming consultant and self-described, “wingman.” Hailing from Washington D.C and NYC, Sarshar has transformed how millions of American men groom themselves and live their lives. Pizoor Sarshar's irreverent yet deeply informative men’s lifestyle platform at PRZMAN “The Institute of Manhood” -- that gets 40,000 visitors per month -- educates men on how to shave (and groom their private parts), how to stay fit, stock their fridges, make the perfect Manhattan (and cure a hangover), and prepare the perfect filet mignon and spinach for their love in...
  • 2/12/14 Renee Strauss Luxury Weddings

    Feb 12, 2014 | 84 min
    On This Episode : Jon Rollo, Renee Strauss and David Michail Why start another restaurant in LA!? What's the point? There are so many! Anyone out here with that dream has said that to themselves over and over. Enter Jonathan Rollo, one of LA’s top celebrity chefs, he is fired up about the success and growth of, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop, and is ready to share his journey and explain that you can do this too. Jon trained at Le Cordon Bleu and the Culinary and Hospitality Institute of Chicago, where he began working as a prep cook with The Rosebud Group. Eventually moving back to Los Angeles, he joined The Patina Group one of Southern California’s premiere restaurant groups. He left the group...
  • 2/11/14 Fred Joyal Founder 1-800-DENTIST

    Feb 11, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Ashley Borg, Audra Quinn, Fred Joyal (1-800-DENTIST), Jon Kolker and Gareth Wilson Ashley Borg, Co-Founder & Creative Director of UNCORKED!. Talented visual designer with 12 years of print, web and mobile app experience for Fortune 100 companies including Electronic Arts, Sony PlayStation, Aflac, Mitsubishi, Disney, and Warner Bros. She has a passion for typography, seamless user experience, and DIY projects. Audra Quinn, Co-Founder & CEO of UNCORKED!. Seasoned copywriter and digital marketer with 10+ years of publishing experience across multiple channels and industries. She a wine-loving wordsmith with a passion for entrepreneurship, social engagement and building the UNC...
  • 2/10/14 Marcia Wieder Dream University

    Feb 10, 2014 | 81 min
    On This Episode : Ian Stewart & Marcia Wieder Ian Stewart devise, stages and films some of the biggest events across the planet. It's a far cry from growing up on a farm in New Zealand, then qualifying as a lawyer and ending up working as a Fund Manager in London. Have you ever thought to yourself "this job is good, but I don't want to be here my whole life?" Ian fills us in on how he made the transition from a Fund Manager to staging and filming the worlds biggest evens. Ian’s work has taken him to all corners of the planet and featured most of the biggest artists in the world, but his true love is creating events from the ground up. His belief is - be creative, productive and keep the visi...
  • 2/7/14 Jay Samit President of ooVoo

    Feb 7, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Mark Mertens and Jay Samit As the visionary behind A Hundred Years, Marc's greatest passion is leveraging technology to connect people to what matters most and inspire them into action. He's a believer in the power of design to transform the world for the better, and for over 11 years has created immerse digital experiences for some of the world's leading brands. Marc teaches our listeners the importance of technology and people, and how it can create an amazing work environment. Jay Alan Samit is president of ooVoo – the world’s largest provider of social video chat with 50 million registered users. Samit is a leading technology pioneer with over 25 years experience in dig...
  • 2/5/14 Victor Benoun, Author, Life Coach

    Feb 6, 2014 | 82 min
    On This Episode : Victor Benoun, Johnny “Vatos” Hernadez and Ian Ormiston Entrepreneur, Author, Life Coach (and amateur magician) Victor Benoun is a successful entrepreneur and owner of The Mortgage Source, Inc., co-creator of the 13 Hour Clock, and author of three books. As a coach he has helped to empower fellow entrepreneurs open their own businesses, write books and record CD’s. We asked this life coach to help our listeners better understand real estate, why it's still a reliable business, and how you can start your career with a plan! He has worked in the mortgage industry for 35 years and helped thousands of people attain home ownership. Johnny “Vatos” Hernandez’s professional drummin...
  • 2/5/14 Darren Kavinoky CEO 1-800NOCUFFS

    Feb 5, 2014 | 85 min
    On This Episode : Parnell Delcham, Darren Kavinoky a perfect 10.0 Rating by Avvo.com (an independent attorney ranking site), and many other accolades. Darren has authored two legal textbooks for major legal publishers in the field of criminal law. And finally David Michail calls in to give our listeners advice a tips on all things legal in the business world!
  • 02/04/14 Ryan Blair CEO ViSalus

    Feb 4, 2014 | 82 min
    On This Episode : Caitlyn Chase, Ryan Blair, Courtney and Gordon Gould At little while bvack Caitlyn Chase was developing a considerable reputation on the web for her blog entitled Caviar he grew up in an LA gang, lived with a meth addicted father, landed in jail and dropped out of high school his freshman year, yet managed to transform his life. Ryan’s life was changed by a mentor that saw his potential despite his flaws. Mentoring at-risk youth has become Ryan’s greatest passion and he strives to give back by helping teens turn their lives around and become future entrepreneurs. For anyone struggling personally do not miss this uplifting interview! Courtney Nicholas Gould, Co-founder & Co-...
  • #414 Jason Nazar Founder Docstoc.com

    Feb 3, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Dhana Cohen and Jason Nazar You have a great idea, and now you have successfully made your product. So how do you get it distributed? Dhana Cohen has over 25 years experience in marketing and product development. Earlier in her career she worked in advertising for The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Magazine, a Bonneville radio station in Phoenix and an International Home Design magazine. Dhana explains that her idea blossomed when she was a stay at home mom, Dhana ran her own marketing firm for 10 years creating campaigns for small businesses, and developed some of her own products. Jason Nazar is the co-founder and CEO of Docstoc.com, the premiere online destination to start, gr...
  • #413 Dave Asprey Bulletproof Executive

    Jan 31, 2014 | 82 min
    Scott Griffiths is an adjunct professor of marketing who teaches International Marketing to graduate students at Pepperdine University and has taught New Products Development at the business school at Chapman University, and business modeling to senior product designers at Art Center College of Design. Having led or been on the leadership team of more than twenty startups; and, having created, launched and built more than 100 products and brands, Professor Griffiths brings exacting and realistic real world experience to the classroom. A Silicon Valley entrepreneur, investor, speaker and computer security expert, Dave Asprey spent 15 years and $300,000 to hack his own biology. Along the way, ...
  • #412 Scott Page Pink Floyd

    Jan 30, 2014 | 82 min
    Do you want to create a business that wow's the customer, indulge's their senses, and leaves them begging for more?! The brainchild of L.A.’s most celebrated pastry chef, Waylynn Lucas, and gluten-free baking wiz Nancy Truman, fonuts debuted in August ’11 with a mission to elevate the coffee and donut experience into loftier and tastier realms. Baked and/or steamed and never fried, fonuts replicate the donut taste you know and love, but give it a modern spin, featuring gluten-free and vegan options alongside traditional varieties. Scott Page is a technologist, entrepreneur, musician and songwriter. Page is most recognized as the saxophonist for Pink Floyd, Supertramp and Toto. As an entrepre...
  • #411 Reichart Von Wolfsheild Inventor

    Jan 29, 2014 | 83 min
    On This Episode : Tara Guber & Reichart Von Wolfsheild Yoga Ed. fulfills a lifelong desire of Tara’s to share the benefits of yoga with children in schools across the nation. Now you get the opportunity to hear from one the industries best on how to create a business while keeping your cool! Tara Guber was the co-founder of Education First! a media based, education advocacy non-profit organization, a Points of Light Foundation board member and is a founding board member of The Accelerated School in South Central Los Angeles. And if you are thinking about writing a book, then do not miss this interview! Tara has written two books, Yoga Moves with Alan Finger and Contact: The Yoga of Relations...
  • #410 Yair Landau Founder Mass Animation

    Jan 28, 2014 | 83 min
    No matter how much you "keep up" with our ever changing world there still always seems to be one (or 2) things that just don't make sense. Enter Neil Grossman, he has the rare ability to simplify complicated issues and present them in a clear, concise and unbiased manner. Grossman brings a varied and unique experience to financial and economic matters drawing upon advanced studies in mathematics, physics and law and a career in trading, central banking, fund management and finance. So in other words, "you have questions, we have answers!" Do not miss this great interview! Mr. Landau was responsible for bringing the SPIDER-MAN franchise to Sony. He also managed Sony Pictures Animation. He has...
  • #409 Chris Simms CEO Lazy Dog Restaurant

    Jan 27, 2014 | 84 min
    Alan Fox is the founder, editor, and publisher of Rattle, one of the most respected literary magazines in the United States, and he sits on the board of directors of several non-profit foundations. *PEOPLE TOOLS: 54 Strategies for Building Relationships, Creating Joy, and Embracing Prosperity* is the distillation of his experience in accounting, law, real estate, poetry, three marriages, and raising six children, two step children, and one foster child . Alan shares why he started his groundbreaking magazine, how you can benefit from it, and lessons you can learn and use everyday in your life! Chris Simms is the CEO and Founder of Lazy Dog Restaurant The first Lazy Dog restaurant opened in ...

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