Lisa Larson-Kelley is the Founder and CEO of Quantious, a premier marketing agency specializing in emerging technology. Over the past decade, Lisa has grown the company from a small, two-person enterprise into a sought-after boutique marketing services agency. They’ve received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women President’s Educational Organization.
Lisa is an online-video industry veteran, published author, and certified expert in emerging technologies. Her deep understanding of the developer ecosystem allows her to bridge the gap between tech-talk and marketing-speak.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Lisa Larson-Kelley talks about how she got into the tech industry
- How are companies using VR and AR right now?
- Lisa explains how her company went from in-person to remote during the pandemic — and what she does to keep morale high
- The opportunities to create a more diverse remote team
- Lisa discusses the key actions that helped them grow
- The successful Times Square billboard project
- What is Meta’s Workplace, and how can it help boost sales?
- The best advice Lisa has ever received
In this episode…
Since the pandemic began in 2020, companies working in remote or hybrid environments have struggled to keep everyone engaged and connected. As a result, they grapple with employee retention and productivity.
Fortunately, some have found the tools and tech to work through these challenges and succeed. Lisa Larson-Kelley is one of those using the latest tools to help foster a community while working remotely. She keeps her remote team engaged and ready to learn using AR, VR, and other capabilities. What are these capabilities, and how do you deploy them?
Listen to this episode of the Inspired Insider Podcast with Dr. Jeremy Weisz featuring Lisa Larson-Kelley, Founder and CEO of Quantious. They talk about how Lisa is leveraging AR for collaboration, the opportunities to create a diverse remote team, and the key steps that helped her grow her business.
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination That Will Get You More of What You Want From Your Business by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters
- “How to Set and Achieve Goals With Ian Garlic, Founder of Video Case Story”
- “Building a Great Team and More Helpful Insights with Jason Swenk Host of The Smart Agency Master Class Podcast”
- “[Top Agency Series] NFTs, the Metaverse, and Advertising in the Digital World With Chris Madden”
- “The Two Leadership Traits To Explode Your Business With Mark C. Winters Author and Founder of RocketFuelNow.com”
- “Leading with Passion with Gino Wickman Founder of EOS Worldwide”
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Jeremy Weisz 0:19
Dr. Jeremy Weisz here Founder of InspiredInsider.com where I talk with inspirational entrepreneurs and leaders. I’m here with Lisa Larson-Kelley of Quantious before I introduce Lisa formally at least I always like to mention other episodes people should check out of the podcast and check out the one I did with Ian Garlic and Lisa knows Ian gives you talked about his dad starting a restaurant with live dolphins in it. So it’s, you know, kind of crazy. Some of the marketing lessons he learned from his dad, Jason Swenk talked about what he looks for in purchasing agencies and some of the formulas and things he looks for. And then Chris Madden, who is an agency owner also talks about some of the things that we may get into today about NF T’s and the metaverse and crypto and things like that. So you can check that out and much more at InspiredInsider.com and this episode is brought to you by Rise25 at Rise25 we help businesses give to and connect to their dream 100 relationships. And how do we do that? We help you run your podcast. You know, for me, Lisa, the number one thing in my life is relationships. I’m always looking at ways to give to my best relationships, I found no better way to do that over the past decade than to profile that people in companies I most admire, have him on the podcast and shout from the rooftops what they’re working on. So if you’ve thought about podcasting, you should. If you have questions, go to Rise25.com or email us at [email protected]. I’m excited. Lisa Larson-Kelley is the founder and CEO of Quantious. And she has grown the agency from two person operation to a thriving team of over 15. We’re working with some of the biggest names in tech and I say some of the biggest names in tech. I mean, some of the biggest names in tech, which is meta, formerly known as Facebook and some of their sub brands. It’s funny to call them sub brands, Lisa, because these are like brand standalone brands like Instagram, Oculus. Also Shopify they’ve worked with and many, many more. They’re a trusted partner for everything from back office operations to augmented reality experiences, and they become these companies secret weapon to achieve big wins. Lisa, thanks for joining me.
Lisa Larson-Kelley 2:33
Thank you for having me.
Jeremy Weisz 2:35
So tell people a little bit about Qantious. And what you do.
Lisa Larson-Kelley 2:40
Yeah, Quantious is, you know, we call ourselves smart, fast and curious marketing support. But we specialize in the tech sector, specifically. So we come in and solve problems. Anything like you said, from the back office to emerging technologies, we make them shine.
Jeremy Weisz 3:00
It’s funny, Lisa, because I was doing research for this. And watching you talk on YouTube. There’s ones from over 12 years ago, you’re talking about augmented reality AR flash, like some of the emerging technologies that I think you were coding things for Skype, at some point, what was your, your start in this industry? What were you doing originally,