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Ruta Fox – CEO and President of DivineDiamonds.com

Ruta Fox - CEO and President of DivineDiamonds.com

Ruta Fox has more than 15 years of experience in a career that spans several industries including advertising, public relations, marketing, publishing, branding and copywriting. Additionally, she is an entrepreneur with two successful ventures. As a former freelance writer for several magazines including Vanity Fair, Self, Health and Marie Claire,…

Meet Ruta Fox – CEO and President of DivineDiamonds.com

Ben Munoz – Founder of BensFriends.org and Stroke Survivor

Ben Munoz - Founder of BensFriends.org and Stroke Survivor

Ben Munoz is a student, social entrepreneur, and patient advocate. In 2006, Ben Munoz suffered a life-threatening brain hemorrhage. He created an online support community so that he could connect with other patients. The support he received, and later, gave within that community led to the founding of Ben’s Friends,…

Meet Ben Munoz – Founder of BensFriends.org and Stroke Survivor

5 Portland Companies Using the Web in New Ways

It’s no secret that Portland is home to some serious ingenuity when it comes to software and technology. What’s lesser known is how many varied, innovative uses of the Web call Oregon home. This list is a small sampling of the best of the Web, grown right here.  And IdeaMensch was mentioned as one of those companies.  Read the entire story.

Michael Gelb – Author of 12 Books on Creativity and Innovation

Michael Gelb - Author of 12 Books on Creativity and Innovation

Michael J. Gelb, is the world’s leading authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Gelb leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, Microsoft, Nike, Raytheon and YPO. He brings…

Meet Michael Gelb – Author of 12 Books on Creativity and Innovation

Marcie Jacobs – Chief Story Starter of StoryClub Games

Marcie Jacobs - Chief Story Starter of StoryClub Games

She had a dream …. really. One night (in her dream) her book clubbers were arguing over which book to read. She suggested (still in the dream) that they write a story instead of reading someone else’s. And that’s when Marcie Jacobs, a 20-plus year advertising pro, began chasing a…

Meet Marcie Jacobs – Chief Story Starter of StoryClub Games

Rikard Kjellberg – Co-founder and CEO of IngBoo

Rikard Kjellberg - Co-founder and CEO of IngBoo

Rikard Kjellberg has held several leading positions in the communications and Internet industries over the past 20 years. With a strong technical foundation in the wireless communication domain, he pioneered mobile app store solutions for large scale deployments as the co-founder and CTO of Ellipsus Systems. Sprint was the first…

Meet Rikard Kjellberg – Co-founder and CEO of IngBoo