The Conference Room with Simon Lader

The Conference Room with Simon Lader

Master the strategies you need to develop a high performing business. Hear from the most successful business leaders in conversation with Simon Lader, Co-Founder of global Executive Search firm Salisi Human Capital, and podcast consulting firm Viva Podcasts. Hear from business growth experts in sales, marketing, investment, hiring, HR, product design and much much more. I'm Simon Lader. Welcome to The Conference Room.

Episodes

June 17, 2024 38 mins

In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Nicole Zeno, an award-winning marketing expert, podcaster, and entrepreneur. Nicole shares her journey from directing music videos to founding Clever Cow Media, along with the insights she has gained over her 15-year career. The discussion delves into the critical aspects of marketing strategy, the importance of understanding your end goals, and pr...

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Rick Olesek, A cybersecurity expert and current head of portfolio go-to-market at Gula Tech Adventures. Rick shares his journey from a network security analyst at the NSA to his current role, offering listeners a deep dive into his strategies for building successful go-to-market strategies for early-stage cyber vendors. This episode is packed with prac...
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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Tabatha Thorell, a dynamic entrepreneur, real estate investor, bestselling author, and life coach from rural Nebraska. Tabatha shares her inspiring journey from being a fitness coach to becoming a multifaceted businesswoman. She dives into her passion for helping others achieve financial freedom and the importance of teaching wealth principles to f...

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Whitney Alexandra, a renowned performance coach, to delve into the challenges and solutions for entrepreneurs and business leaders. Whitney shares her insights on overcoming public speaking fears, reigniting passion in business, avoiding burnout, and positioning oneself as a thought leader. 
 

 
01:09 - 02:01 – Whitney's Background 

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Colby DeRodeff, cybersecurity leader, investor, and entrepreneur. Colby shares his journey from the dot-com era to co-founding Abstract Security and discusses the challenges and lessons learned in the cybersecurity industry. 

 
 

00:30 - 02:11 - Colby DeRodeff Background 

02:11 - 00:05 - Early Days at Excite 

05:48 - 10:47 - Category Creation an...

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May 13, 2024 32 mins

In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Pascal Weinberger, co-founder and CEO of Bardeen.ai, discusses the journey of founding a startup in the AI space and emphasizes the importance of trust, innovation, and critical thinking in building a successful team. Key topics include hiring strategies, prioritizing speed and experimentation, and applying first principles in AI deployment. 
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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with George Csahiouni, President of Swoop Business Solutions, to delve into his extensive experience in the fintech industry and his journey from a high-level executive to starting his own successful ventures. 

 

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01:46 - 06:04 - Starting Out in Fintech  

06:30 - 11:34 - Challenges and Innovations in Fin...

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Daphna Horowitz, International Coaching Federation certified Master Certified Coach and trusted advisor, to delve into the journey from being a top performer to becoming an extraordinary leader. Daphna shares insights from her own career trajectory, highlighting the crucial shift in mindset and skills required for leadership roles. From her experiences a...
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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, host Simon Lader sits down with Peter Prizio, CEO of SnapAttack, a cybersecurity vendor, to explore the journey of building a startup in the cybersecurity industry and the importance of proactive security measures. 
 

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS WEEK'S EPISODE 
 

Peter Prizio Background (01:22 - 02:17) 

  • Peter shares his journey to becoming CEO of SnapAttack, highlightin...

Join your host Simon Lader as he looks back on some of the highlights of 2023:

Tom Reilly discusses what makes a great CEO with Colin Powell (Ep. 107)

Matthew Andriani explains how and why he transformed his services company into a software vendor (Ep. 126)

Kev Eley highlights the differences between building a business in the US and in Europe (Ep. 122)

Ian L. Paterson discusses how a CEO can successfully manage a team of people wh...

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Skyhawk Security's CEO, Chen Burshan, as we explore the intricate dynamics of product market fit, transparency and relationship-building in the early stages of a company's life. Trust is not just a cornerstone for startups in gaining support and navigating challenges, but also a critical factor in the realm of cloud security.


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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Marc Jarrett, a master of virtual networking and the innovator behind the successful WhatsApp-based global networking initiative, Virtual Power Networking. Marc discusses his strategies for connecting people across diverse industries, shares insights on building meaningful business relationships, and reveals his vision for the future of virtual networking and philanthrop...

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In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Lauren Goldstein, a seasoned business consultant and trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies including Apple, Nike, and AT&T and to a variety of fast growing early stage companies. Join us as we dive into the challenges faced by business leaders, and hear Lauren's insights into effective team building, the difference between growth and scaling, and how CEOs can ...

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    In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Matthew Andriani, CEO of Mazebolt Technologies, as we delve deep into the world of cybersecurity, particularly focusing on the evolution and mitigation of DDoS attacks. Matthew talks us through the inception, growth, and effectiveness of Radar, Mazebolt's pioneering DDoS defense solution, the flaws of traditional DDoS mitigation practices and how Radar aims to revolu...

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    In the early hours of Saturday 7th October, Israel was savagely attacked by the terrorist group Hamas. Innocent civilians were murdered in cold blood, men women and children were kidnapped, their bodies desecrated and paraded through the streets.


    The Conference Room stands firmly by the people and the State of Israel.


    To show solidarity with our Israeli brothers and sisters, this message will be the entire episode of th...

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    In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Melissa Mitchell as we discuss her journey from a flight attendant to becoming the CEO of Abundant Life Studio, the nuances of organic marketing, and the challenges and advantages it presents in the ever-evolving digital landscape. KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS WEEK'S EPISODE

    Course Creation and Realizations

    • 00:07:48 – Transition from offering small courses to in-d...
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    In this week's episode of The Conference Room, we welcome Sugey Piedra as we discuss holistic financial planning for service-based business owners and the importance of understanding taxes for long-term wealth creation.


    KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE

    • 00:04:23: Sugey shares the mission and offerings of her tax planning advisory firm, Prominence Business & Wealth Management.
    • 00:13:17: Discussion on the concept of...
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    In this week's episode of "The Conference Room," we welcome LogRhythm's VP EMEA, Kev Eley, an industry veteran with nearly thirty years of experience in growing technology businesses across EMEA. Join us as we dive into a conversation about the challenges and intricacies of launching and growing technology businesses in Europe, including the impact of Brexit and the importance of understanding regional differences...

    In this week's episode, we welcome Baber Amin, a seasoned expert in product development and achieving that elusive product/market fit. Join us as we explore the world of innovation through Baber's experienced lens. We delve into the intricacies of product development and the strategic aspects of product planning and the transformative potential of data-driven decisions. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or a seaso...

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    In this week's episode of The Conference Room we welcome Sean Blenkhorn, the Vice President of Worldwide Sales Engineering at Axonius, a leading cybersecurity vendor. With over two decades of experience in diverse organizations like Symantec, Canadian Bank CIBC, and eSentire, Sean is one of the authorities of Sales Engineering in the cybersecurity sector. Join us as we dive into the intriguing world of "pre-sales", an...

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