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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Lisa A. Gatti – Founder of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian

Lisa A. Gatti - Founder of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian

Lisa A. Gatti, Founder and Executive Director of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, began her career as a special education high school teacher. Today, she uses her horses as her teaching tool rather than books. Lisa’s accomplishments do not go unrecognized on local and national levels. She was chosen as the US Team…

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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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Scott Gerber – Author of “Never Get a ‘Real’ Job”

Scott Gerber - Author of "Never Get a 'Real' Job"

Scott Gerber is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, media personality, public speaker and the most-syndicated young entrepreneurship columnist in the world. He is the founder and CEO of Gerber Enterprises, an entrepreneurial incubator and venture management company that invests capital, management expertise, and marketing services into innovative early and mid-stage…

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Josh Zabar – Chief Samurai of the Summit Series

Josh Zabar - Chief Samurai of the Summit Series

Superconnector, millennial vagabond, seeker of experiences — Josh epitomizes the maxim: work hard/play hard. He and his six friends and business partners at Summit Series (Elliott Bisnow, Justin Cohen, Jeremy Schwartz, Thayer Walker, Jeff Rosenthal and Brett Leve) strive to connect and inspire the leaders of the millennial generation by…

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Michael Kaufman – Owner and Editor of Technogorilla.com

Michael Kaufman - Owner and Editor of Technogorilla.com

Michael Kaufman merged his passion for technology with his experience as a Registered Architect to pursue the developing trend of integrating cutting-edge technologies into the social experience.  This includes both the physical spaces we inhabit and the virtual/social media world; specifically how these experiences relate to the products or brands. …

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Taysha Valez – Founder of TRImyTAY~Telecom

Taysha Valez - Founder of TRImyTAY~Telecom

Taysha Valez “de Ames” is an entrepreneur who was born in New York City. At 28, she is founder of TRImyTAY~Telecom Inc. (IBC) — making her the youngest global telecom owner in the world — and the instantly international non-profit organization, Gilded Hills Literary Society. TAY also is known as…

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