Patrick Speijers – Founder of ROBIN

[quote style=”boxed”]Focus as fast as you can on the outside. Talk with (beta) customers, let them work with the (beta) product and stay closely in touch. That’s how you can fail fast and learn fast.[/quote] Being in the customer service industry for the majority of his life, Patrick embarked on the journey to start his […]

Xander Oxman – Co-Founder and CEO of Club W

[quote style=”boxed”]Read. Stay curious. Keep learning. Identify smart people and ask them questions.[/quote] Xander Oxman is Co-Founder and CEO of Club W, an e-commerce company providing a better way to discover, buy and share wine. Club W stemmed from the company’s founders experiencing first hand a shortcoming in the way wine is sold at retail. […]

Jake Weatherly – CEO of SheerID

[quote style=”boxed”]If you operate from a place of fear or resistance to change, you become blind to the most exciting opportunities and growth. Celebrating the adventure of uncertainty, while staying focused on vision and measurable goals, makes me more productive.[/quote] As the CEO of SheerID, Inc., Jake has advanced the company to its position as […]

Simon Slade – CEO of Doubledot Media Limited

[quote style=”boxed”]I recommend everyone join me in following the entrepreneurial recipe: Build it, test it, learn from it, fix it. Then rinse and repeat as fast as possible![/quote] Simon Slade, CEO of Doubledot Media Limited, founded the company in 2005 with Mark Ling, director at Doubledot Media. In this role, Slade oversees the strategic direction […]

Majella Mark – Founder and CEO of Beau Exchange

[quote style=”boxed”]Ask people what they hate about your company.[/quote] Majella Mark, the Connecticut girl who moved to the big city to put her stamp on the world has numerous years of global experience working within the fashion, television and publications industry. With ballooning beauty frustrations while living abroad, she came up with a unique solution […]

Evrim Oralkan – Founder and CEO of Travertine Mart

[quote style=”boxed”]Get close to your employees, and take a genuine interest in their future. [/quote] Evrim Oralkan is the founder and CEO of Travertine Mart, a boutique online flooring company specializing in premium-grade travertine pavers, tiles, and pool coping. Until Travertine Mart’s founding in 2007, travertine could only be found in brick-and-mortar shops. Travertine Mart has […]