John Burch – Business Coach to 100+ Small Business Owners

An adventurous 16 yr old kid, John Burch entered the United States Air Force and quickly 
realized that he was meant for other professions after his four year enlistment
 was up. He opened his first Martial Arts School, which was ranked one of the
 top two in the country, and…

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Chad Kukahiko – Content Creator and Freak For Good Stories

Originally from Hilo on the Big Island, Chad Kukahiko (also known as 100k) graduated from the Kamehameha Schools, Kapalama campus. He spent over half his life performing in over fifty plays, including two years as a performer on the road with STOMP. His film and television appearances include ‘Charmed’, ‘Killian’s Chronicle’ and…

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Rohit Jain – IdeaMensch Relationship Cultivator

Rohit Jain grew up in the Masschusetts suburbs, in a small town of only 4,000 people that’s known for its apple orchards and golf courses. From there he went on to Purdue University to obtain his bachelor’s degree in business management, and no, not as an engineer. Besides the degree,…

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Paige Dunn – Sport Psychology Consultant

As a Sport Psychology Consultant, Paige Dunn counsels and educates athletes on the mental component of athletic experience through her private practice, Xcel Sport Psychology Group. In her practice, Paige teaches various Sport Psychology techniques to enhance performance: goal setting, motivation, imagery, confidence, relaxation, focus & concentration, effective team communication,…

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Ryan Born – Founder of AudioMicro

Ryan Born started his career in the Atlanta office of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Assurance and Business Advisory Services Practice where he gained experience in an array of industries. He later transferred to New York City to broaden his experience in the firm’s Tax and Legal Services division. After PwC, he served…

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Chris Halliwell – Technology Marketing Zelig

Chris Halliwell is an experienced business-to-business marketing professional focused on helping technology-enabled companies become market-driven.  Her teaching, consulting, and process facilitation clients include Analog Devices, Baker Hughes, Corning, Intuitive Surgical, Johnson Electric, Northrop Grumman, Siemens, St. Jude Medical, and Veeco Instruments. Chris’ career began selling mainframe computers for IBM, and…

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Clark Benson – Founder of Ranker and serial entrepreneur

Clark Benson is the founder of Ranker, a consumer web startup that is a platform for ranking . . . anything.  Ranker is Benson’s 5th startup; all prior startups were successes – real businesses, real profitability.  He sold prior internet startup eCrush to Hearst in 2006.  Benson is also the founder of Almighty Music Marketing, which has provided various marketing services to the music industry since 1995.  Benson has always rolled some of his earnings into his other businesses, and self-financed the initial seed $1million for Ranker. Clark started his career in business affairs at Virgin Records America and co-wrote the book College: Your Guide To The Best Five Years of Your Life.

If you’d like to learn more about eCrush’s sale to Hearst media, here is an interesting case study titled Why timing the M&A market is tricky.

MeetClark Benson – Founder of Ranker and serial entrepreneur