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[Top Agency Series] Creating and Running a Successful Digital Marketing Agency With Brandee Johnson
Brandee Johnson is the Founder and CEO of LimeLight Marketing, an e-commerce agency providing strategy, branding, web design, web development, and organic and paid media. She is an experienced marketing professional, business leader, and entrepreneur who helps brands reach their maximum potential by providing professional consultation and services in branding and digital marketing.
Before LimeLight, Brandee was a Senior Integrated Marketing Manager at the LEGO Group, responsible for the annual marketing plan and leading digital and non-digital marketing teams. She has a BBA in marketing from Pittsburg State University and an MBA from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Brandee is also a board member of the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce and Pittsburg State University Kelce College of Business.
[Top Agency Series] Tips For Better Advertising on Amazon With Joe Shelerud
Joe Shelerud is the Co-founder and CEO of Ad Advance, a digital ad agency specializing in Amazon advertising. He has a business and engineering background and started selling on Amazon in 2014. Before Ad Advance, Joe was a Business Development Associate at Flint Hills Resources. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and worked as an engineer at Enbridge. Joe also has an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
[Israel Business Series] How Israel Startups Can Thrive Through Venture Funds With Yoav Sebba
Yoav Sebba is the Managing Director of XT Hi-Tech, the venture arm of XT Group that provides capital, advice, and support to future category leaders in Israel. Before XT Hi-Tech, he was a Partner in Yozma Venture Capital, in which XT Holdings was a founding partner. In addition, Yoav is active on the board of directors of ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, Sofwave, Beyeonics, Cymbio, Epitomee, NeuReality, BlueThrone, Healthy.io, and Phytech. He holds a BS in engineering and industrial management from the Technion Institute of Technology and an MBA from Haifa University.
[Top Agency Series] Building an Eight-Figure Company With Scott Empringham of Empringham Media Group
Scott Empringham is the Owner and CEO of Empringham Media Group. For more than 21 years, his passion has been helping Fortune 50 companies to break through the clutter using digital marketing and social media to drive results in areas that matter most — customer retention and acquisition. Scott’s mission is to share his digital marketing and social media expertise to drive new business, retain current customers, and conquer the competition. He is also a member of the Orange County Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO).
[Top Giver Series] Tips for Effective and Efficient Financial Planning With Justin Krane
Justin Krane is the Founder and President of Krane Financial Solutions, a financial planning and investment management firm. Thanks to his background as Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Justin offers actionable advice to his clients for financial planning that leads to a better life. Justin also manages investment portfolios on behalf of his clients. Before founding Krane Financial Solutions, he was a Vice President, Investments at UBS Wealth Management. He has a BA in finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
[Top Agency Series] How To Thrive Through Marketing and Technology Integration With Vikas Khorana
Vikas Khorana is the Co-founder, CTO, and President of Ntooitive Digital, a marketing technology company and three-time Inc. 5000 honoree. Ntooitive uses innovative technology solutions to achieve clients’ business objectives, deliver meaningful value, and create lasting impact.
Before Ntooitive, Vikas held senior engineering positions with Stephens Media, Cyberworld Inc., and Satyam Infoway. He is also the Co-founder and CEO of TruAbilities, a member of The President’s Club of the Vegas Chamber, and a member of the Forbes Technology Council. Vikas earned a bachelor of engineering degree in computer science from Savitribai Phule Pune University in India.
[Top Agency Series] Tips for Hiring Your Ideal Marketing Agency With Jordan Slover
Jordan Slover is the Founder of Neon Ambition, an inbound marketing agency that helps companies grow using the latest online marketing strategies. Before Neon Ambition, he was the Online Marketing Sales Manager at The Web Showroom, responsible for hiring, training, and managing the online marketing consultants team. Jordan also worked for Google and has considerable experience in CRO, SEO, web design, Google AdWords, and Google Analytics.
[SaaS Series] Navigating the World of SaaS Innovation With Brandon Metcalf
Brandon Metcalf is the Founder and CEO of Place Technology, a Salesforce-powered software that streamlines managing customer subscriptions, billing, financial data, and business analytics for B2B SaaS companies. With a deep understanding of the Salesforce ecosystem, Brandon has developed innovative products that solve critical business challenges for SaaS companies.
In addition to Place Technology, Brandon is the CEO and Co-founder of Asymbl, a staffing and recruiting solution that helps companies optimize their recruitment process using Salesforce. He’s also the CEO and Co-founder of Blueprint Advisory, a software consulting firm that assists other businesses in building, implementing, and customizing Salesforce-based software. As the Cash & Burn weekly podcast host, Brandon talks with SaaS leaders about the challenges of creating and scaling their companies.
[Top Agency Series] How To Thrive Through Effective Internal Communication With Stacia Nelson
Stacia Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Pivot Strategies, a communications agency revolutionizing employee engagement through internal communications and change management. She began her career at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and was the director of PR at Cambria before joining Target’s PR and Reputation Management team. Stacia has extensive experience in corporate communications, crisis response planning, reputation management, brand marketing, change and IT strategic communications, and corporate social responsibility.
Building Businesses and Meaningful Partnerships With Craig Swanson
Craig Swanson is a longtime entrepreneur, Consultant at Emerald, and Partner at KaisaFit, an online fitness platform. He is the Chair of the Seattle EO Accelerator program and EO Seattle and loves helping creators, educators, and entrepreneurs build sustainable businesses around their dreams.
Craig is a former Partner at The Wedding School, an online education program for wedding photographers. He was the Founder of CreativeTechs (previously known as Swanson Tech Support), which was a leading IT support firm for Seattle area creative teams. He also co-founded CreativeLive, one of the earliest live-streaming educational platforms, with Chase Jarvis in 2008 before exiting in 2015.