James Thomson – Co-founder of PROSPER Show

James Thomson

Don’t overthink and overplan – most learning will come from execution, not from more planning. James Thomson is the president and co-founder of PROSPER Show (Professional Retailers Online and Solution Providers for Education and Research) – a conference organized by ten former Amazon insiders, focused on providing best practices on how to build a successful […]

Eli Blatt – Founder of GOcase

Ruthless prioritization. There’s so many different things at any given time that you could be working on. When you’re a small company, it’s doubly important to practice ruthless prioritization to make sure you’re working on the right projects. Eli loves gadgets, tech, and being organized. He has Ph.D in Anthropological Sciences from Stanford University, where […]

Rudy Simondi – Founder of FLIPS


What helps me have a productive day is keeping myself incredibly organized and staying positive throughout the day. As a business owner, I’m always on my toes (in my flip flops, of course). With four decades in retail, FLIPS founder Rudy Simondi has consistently executed business strategies to launch startups and improve longstanding retail operations. […]