Jason Halstead – Founder of Gist Brands

[quote style=”boxed”]In fact, in my job it’s hugely more important to ask the right questions rather than have all the right answers. I’m an innately curious person. I’ve always asked, “Why?” I think every entrepreneur should back up the bus and look at the real reasons and roots behind the current change, need, idea, or […]

Hagan Major – Co-founder of YellowHammer

[quote style=”boxed”]Move desks around in the office. It annoys everyone to no end, but it’s a very easy way to have different groups and people work together, and it makes the operations of YellowHammer run more smoothly.[/quote] Hagan Major is co-founder and COO of YellowHammer, a New York City-based performance trading platform that provides programmatic […]

Hoyt D. Morgan – CEO and Co-Founder of Nito

[quote style=”boxed”]I tell every rising entrepreneur the key to success is to focus on the customer, and focus on your core value proposition.[/quote] Hoyt David Morgan, Co-Founder & President of Nito: A successful entrepreneur and business leader with multiple positive exits to his credit. While experience and skills are broad, special focus has been in […]

Corey Weiner – Founder of Jun Group

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus. I’m addicted to multitasking, but I’ve found that it simply doesn’t work very well, and it’s a character flaw I’ve had to work on. When I’ve focused exclusively on the task at hand, I’ve been much more productive and effective.[/quote] Corey Weiner helped found Jun Group while he was in high school. The […]

Christina Bouza – Co-Founder of CJ Creative Solutions

[quote]Network with others everywhere you go. There is always an opportunity to talk about what you do.[/quote] Christina Bouza is Co-founder and Director of Content for CJ Creative Solutions, a content marketing company based out of Sugar Grove, IL, that specializes in written content for digital marketing channels. She has been passionate about writing all […]

Carol Scott – Director of Marketing at Mattr

[quote style=”boxed”]Be optimistic. Startups are generally hard work, and you’re not guaranteed success. With a negative attitude, you’ll surely fail.[/quote] Carol Scott is Director of Marketing at Mattr. Mattr believes that personalities tell powerful stories. Mattr provides brands with a deeper and more colorful view into their social audiences. Through a unique mix of personality […]

Lindsey Madison – Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at HipLogiq

[quote style=”boxed”]Be open to change, knowledgeable about the direction the market is moving, and focused on the goal you are working to accomplish for your company and your clients.[/quote] Lindsey Madison is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer at HipLogiq, a marketing technology company that focuses on changing how businesses and brands interact with customers. […]

Mark Trefgarne – CEO and Co-Founder of LiveRail

[quote style=”boxed”]Staying focused. In our industry, it’s really easy to get caught up in what others are doing. I make a point to focus on what I can control and try not to think about the competition.[/quote] Mark Trefgarne is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of LiveRail. In this role, Mark leads the strategic direction for […]