David Swerdloff – Co-founder of Mojingo

David Swerdloff - Co-founder of Mojingo

[quote style=”boxed”]In Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell discusses his thesis that ideas, products, messages and behaviors “spread just like viruses do.” He follows the growth of “word-of-mouth epidemics” triggered with the help of three pivotal personality types, Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen.[/quote] David Swerdloff is the co-founder of Mojingo, an exciting sports entertainment…

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Rachel Doyle – Founder of the GlamourGals Foundation

Rachel Doyle - Founder of the GlamourGals Foundation

As a passionate, motivated teen looking to honor her own grandmother, Rachel Doyle started the first GlamourGals chapter when she was only 17 years old. Today, Rachel has the same passion and drive for the cause behind GlamourGals that she demonstrated in high school, but has built an organization that…

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Pranaya Ghimire – Founder of StartUpLift

Pranaya Ghimire - Founder of StartUpLift

Pranaya Ghimire is the founder of StartUpLift. Originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, Pranaya currently lives in New York City. He is the product of Ithaca College and holds degrees in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration. Pranaya previously founded CareerSquared that catered to the unique needs of job-seekers and provided an…

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Rie Nørregaard – Co-founder and Creative Director of OMHU

Rie Nørregaard - Co-founder and Creative Director of OMHU

Rie Nørregaard is the Co-founder and Creative Director at OMHU. Rie has worked as a creative director at leading design firms, creating design solutions for well-known consumer brands such as OXO, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Microsoft, Nike and Sony Ericsson. Rie is a color trend forecaster and frequent speaker in…

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Chris Perry – Founder of Career Rocketeer

Chris Perry - Founder of Career Rocketeer

Chris Perry , MBA, is a Gen Y brand and marketing generator, career search and personal branding expert, professional speaker, entrepreneur and brand consultant. He is the founder of Career Rocketeer , the Career Search and Personal Branding Network, Launchpad, a Career Search Strategy Guide series, and multiple other services…

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Toby Tanser – Founder of Shoe4Africa

Toby Tanser - Founder of Shoe4Africa

Race director, author, runner, coach, philanthropist and writer, Toby Tanser is the founder and only staff member of the charity organization Shoe4Africa. His latest and greatest project is trying to build Africa’s largest public children’s hospital. Tanser, a former professional athlete, lived with international athletes and their top coaches on…

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Keith Ferrazzi – Business Relationship Development Expert

Keith Ferrazzi - Business Relationship Development Expert

Keith Ferrazzi, the world’s foremost expert on relationship development, is the author of “Who’s Got Your Back,” the #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon bestseller. As CEO of the consulting, training and research firm Ferrazzi Greenlight, Ferrazzi counsels the world’s top enterprises on how to dramatically accelerate…

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Ben Lerer – Co-Founder and CEO of Thrillist.com

Ben Lerer -  Co-Founder and CEO of Thrillist.com

Thrillist Co-founder and CEO, Ben Lerer graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. Immediately following, the native New Yorker returned to his home city to work with hotelier Andre Balazs in operations for his two Los Angeles Standard Hotels, The Raleigh Hotel in Miami and Hotel QT in New…

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Jeff Staple – Founder and Owner of Staple Design

Jeff Staple - Founder and Owner of Staple Design

With his hands in just about everything, 33-year-old Jeffrey Ng a.k.a. Jeff Staple has masterfully created a world of communicating through design. The founder and owner of Staple Design, Staple Clothing and Reed Space, Jeff is a graphic, Web and clothing designer, artist, DJ, writer and entrepreneur. Born in New…

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Paul Cothran – Executive Director of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Paul Cothran - Executive Director of the VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Paul Cothran is Vice President and Executive Director of VH1 Save the Music Foundation. In his position, Cothran oversees The Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of education in America’s public schools by restoring music programs in cities across the country, and raising awareness about…

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