Josh Kampel is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping organizations and executives leverage technology to transform their businesses and drive sustainable growth. Currently, he serves as the CEO of Techonomy Media. Prior to Techonomy, Josh helped launch OfferIQ, a digital marketing platform that was acquired in 2010 by Transactis, a leading Electronic Bill Payment and Presentment company.Read More
Hunter Thompson is a full-time real estate investor and founder of Asym Capital, a private equity firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. Since starting Asym, Hunter has helped more than 250 investors allocate capital to over 100 properties. He has personally raised more than $30mm in private capital and controls more than $75mm in commercial real estate.
Hunter is also the host of the Cash Flow Connections Real Estate Podcast, which helps investors learn the intricacies of commercial real estate from the comfort of their home, car, or office.Read More
Eli Hoffman is CEO of Seeking Alpha. Eli joined the company in 2006 to found the company's breaking news team. He is responsible for creating Seeking Alpha's flagship newsletter, Wall Street Breakfast, which is read by hundreds of thousands of investors daily.
Eli founded and developed Seeking Alpha Breaking News, the best source of short-form stock-market news on the web. Before joining Seeking Alpha, Eli taught in and was the principal of an elementary school in Toronto.Read More
Mordy Golding is Director of Content for LinkedIn Learning. He oversees the creation of a vast library of high-quality learning content, primarily in the form of on-demand, online, video-based courses. He did similar work for Lynda.com prior to its acquisition by LinkedIn.Read More
Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present.Read More
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world's largest business networking organization. He has been called the "father of modern networking" by CNN and one of the “Top Networking Experts to Watch” by Forbes. He is a New York Times Bestselling author who has written 23 books and is a columnist for Entrepreneur.com.
He has been named Humanitarian of the Year by the Red Cross, is the recipient of the John C. Maxwell Leadership Award and is the Co-Founder of the BNI Charitable Foundation.
Listen in to this fun, engaging and super-informative conversation about networking and service.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Sean Cohan. Sean serves as president of Wheelhouse Entertainment, where he is responsible for driving content and marketing opportunities across multiple businesses and platforms, including talent, brand and other strategic, corporate partnerships for the company.
Prior to Wheelhouse Entertainment, Sean worked at A&E Networks for nearly 15 years. He served as president of international and digital media at A&E Networks, where he oversaw the company’s rapid growth units and was a member of the A&E executive and senior leadership teams.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Ian Rosen. Ian is CEO of StockTwits, the largest social platform for investors and traders, with more than 1.5 million registered users posting 200,000 messages daily. Prior to joining StockTwits, Ian co-founded and was CEO of Even Financial, the Supply Side Platform for Online Financial Products. Before that, he served as General Manager of MarketWatch Inc., one of the largest multi-channel markets and personal finance sources globally through 20%+ annualized growth.
Ian has managed large financial data businesses at both Thomson Reuters and Dow Jones, and has held positions at Goldman Sachs, Accenture, and other firms building financial data focused products and businesses.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews John Corcoran. John is an attorney, writer, and a former Clinton White House Writer and Speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, he has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and owned his own boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area working with small business owners and entrepreneurs.
He is the creator of Smart Business Revolution and the Smart Business Revolution podcast. He’s a cofounder of Rise25, LLC, an education and training company which holds in-person and virtual trainings for ecommerce entrepreneurs and professional services business owners.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Billy Mann. Billy is a Grammy-nominated songwriter, record producer, creative executive, and philanthropist. Over a 25-year period, Mann has built his career from Philadelphia street musician to writing and producing some of the most influential recording artists in modern music, to entrepreneur and music executive.
Since penning his first Top 10 hit in 1995, Mann has racked up several Top 40 hits around the world, with cumulative album sales of over 120 million. He was the youngest executive at board level of a multi-national music company in EMI where he also served as Chief Creative Officer and President of A&R and Management, Global. He was also appointed President of BMG, North America before founding his own portfolio of rights management companies under the banner of Manncom Creative Partners, based in the US.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Jon Brodsky. Jon is finder.com’s Country Manager (US), leading the company’s growth across its core niche categories of international money transfers, personal loans, credit cards and shopping comparisons. Before that, he was the Senior Vice President Digital at Chicken Soup for the Soul, where he was responsible for product changes that helped grow monthly content reach from approximately 300,000 people to one billion people. Previous experience also includes time at Allmenus.com, which Jon grew to 250,000 restaurants and nationwide coverage within 18 months, and 1-800-flowers.com, where he completed deals that generated over $300 million in annual revenue.Read More
In this Lead to Succeed episode, Naphtali interviews Mike Abrashoff. Mike is at the center of one of the most remarkable modern-day stories of organizational transformation. At the age of 36, the Navy selected Mike to become Commander of USS Benfold. At the time he was the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific Fleet – on a ship that was plagued by low morale, high turnover and abysmal performance evaluations. Few thought that the ship could improve – yet 12 months later the ship was ranked #1 in performance – using the same crew. People were amazed and the lesson was clear – leadership matters and culture is everything.Read More
In this Lead to Succeed episode, Naphtali interviews Bill Sandbrook. Bill is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Concrete, a leading supplier of ready-mixed concrete and aggregates in active construction markets across the country. He is a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and spent thirteen years serving in the U.S. Army. Bill holds four advanced degrees and is responsible for U.S. Concrete’s impressive growth since his arrival in 2011.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Cory Warfield. Cory spent twenty years working on restaurants as a waiter and manager before starting ShedWool.com, an employee shift scheduling platform solving for the pain point on employee shift scheduling in a number of industries. Cory, an emerging LinkedIn Influencer, goes deep into his journey and the challenges that he faced along the way.Read More
In this episode, Naphtali interviews Mark Metry, a serial entrepreneur who began hustling when he was in second grade! Mark, the host of top podcast Humans 2.0, goes deep into his own growth and the unconventional path that he took to get there. Mark also shares excellent leadership nuggets, including how to model leadership and treat other people. Listen in on this raw, vulnerable, and engaging account of young leader who is taking the podcasting industry by storm.Read More