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[Top Agency Series] Recruitment Strategies for Aligning Offshore Talent With US Company Values
Carlos Corredor is the Co-founder and CEO of Condor Agency, an ROI-driven digital marketing firm. He has 10 years of experience working in digital strategy and analytics and measuring the impact of marketing initiatives on business outcomes. Before Condor, Carlos was the Senior Manager of Digital Marketing and Analytics at Rise Interactive.
Antonio Santana is the Co-founder and President of Condor Agency, which also functions as a staffing agency connecting US businesses with qualified, English-speaking Latin American talent. As a sports entrepreneur, he is also the Founder and Director of Wahoo, a platform that helps MLB teams find optimal prospects in the international market.
[Top Agency Series & EO New Delhi] How To Thrive Consistently in the Technology Industry
Shamit Khemka is the Founder and CEO of SynapseIndia, a premier IT outsourcing company based in India. Focusing on open-source frameworks and e-commerce, SynapseIndia provides software development and custom web mobile applications, primarily working with customers in the USA, UK, Australia, and Canada. Over the last 23-plus years, the company has delivered over 10,000 projects for clients such as the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Steve Madden, IBM, 3M, and Johnson & Johnson.
A commerce graduate in finance and economics from St. Xavier College, Shamit was resolute about launching a business right after college. He has comprehensive business expertise in technology businesses, including executive management, business ownership, international business relations, project management, consulting, and e-business. He is also a member of EO (Entrepreneurs’ Organization) and YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) in New Delhi, India.
Business Insights From the Legendary Michael E. Gerber
Michael E. Gerber is a business coach, speaker, and the author of The New York Times’ mega best-seller, The E-Myth Revisited. He also authored 32 other books regarding small business, entrepreneurship, leadership, and industry-specific E-Myth advice.
Michael was named the “World’s #1 Small Business Guru” by Inc. Magazine. On a mission to “transform the state of small businesses worldwide,” Michael’s business development companies have served hundreds of thousands of small business owners for over 40 years.
[Top Agency Series] Building Sales Teams for Strategic Business Growth With Scott Scully
Scott Scully is the Founder and CEO of Abstrakt Marketing Group, a B2B lead generation and business growth agency. In this role, he has led the company to become one of the most successful privately held marketing startups in the St. Louis region. Over the past 28 years, Scott has started, invested in, or played a major role in several companies in the marketing and lead generation space, three of which have exceeded $12 million in annual revenue. He is also the co-host of The Grow Show, a podcast for business leaders and entrepreneurs with a growth-driven mindset.
[Top Agency Series] Leading With Confidence and Candor
Spencer Hadelman is the Founder and CEO of Advantage Marketing, a full-service marketing and media firm providing digital and traditional marketing and media solutions. In his role, he leads his team with innovative thinking to strategize and implement marketing tactics for notable higher education institutions, e-commerce and retail businesses, and golf resorts. Spencer has spoken at multiple education institutes and conferences across the country, educating leadership teams on the best practices for widespread, targeted awareness and creating new client acquisitions.
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[Top Agency Series] Scouting and Creating More Women Leaders With Laura Barnard
Laura Barnard is the Founder of BREAKTHRU Brands, an agency that closes gender gaps and advances women in leadership. She has worked for top brands such as Wrigley and Haribo of America. Laura holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in psychology from Harvard University, which she attributes to her success as a marketing professional. Even with an impressive educational background, it’s Laura’s tenure as a college basketball player and team captain that she believes helped hone her leadership skills.
[Top Agency Series] Using Outrageous Offers To Win Customers With Dave Valentine
David (Dave) Valentine is the CEO of Avadel, an agency that helps people connect with their ideal prospective clients. He owns eight businesses that have collectively generated over 1 billion dollars for over 1,000 clients, including major brands and Fortune 100 companies like Target, Time magazine, and American Express.
Having risked a heart attack from burnout at age 29, Dave realized he needed to learn how to scale his businesses without being overwhelmed by stress. Merging conscious capitalism with an unconventional marketing approach, Dave has rapidly grown his businesses by investing in people rather than paid advertising.
Rise25’s Criteria for Acquiring Companies
Dr. Jeremy Weisz is the Co-founder of Rise25. He has been involved in podcasting and was a Senior Producer for one of the early business podcasts; he assisted in putting all of their systems in place and helped them add volume, feature, and edify various business leaders.
Dr. Weisz has also been running his podcast, Inspired Insider, since 2011. He has featured top entrepreneurs, founders, and CEOs of companies such as P90X, Atari, Einstein Bagels, Mattel, the Orlando Magic, and many more.
In addition to running Rise25, Dr. Weisz owns a nutritional supplement business and continues to run his own chiropractic and massage facility, Chiropractical Solutions & Massage.
John Corcoran is a recovering attorney, an author, and was a former White House writer and speechwriter to the Governor of California. Throughout his career, John has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and has run his boutique law firm in the San Francisco Bay Area catering to small business owners and entrepreneurs.
John has been the host of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast since 2012. He has interviewed hundreds of CEOs, founders, authors, and entrepreneurs, from Peter Diamandis and Adam Grant to Gary Vaynerchuk and Marie Forleo.
John is also the Co-founder of Rise25 Media, a company that connects B2B businesses with their ideal clients, referral partners, and strategic partners and generates ROI through their done-for-you podcast service.
[Top Agency Series] Personalizing SharpSpring for Organizational Goals With Jason Kramer
Jason Kramer is the Founder and CEO of Cultivize, an agency that helps B2B organizations leverage lead-nurturing strategies and technologies to convert leads into paying customers. He helps sales teams boost accountability, lock in client loyalty, and create more customer purchases while systematizing the sales and marketing process. With over 20 years of marketing experience, Jason is a SharpSpring Certified Consultant. Before Cultivize, he was the Founder of JLK Creative, where he worked with service-based companies on branding, web development, print, and email marketing.
[Top Agency Series] How To Grow Your Business Without Spending Another Cent With Mark Patchett
Mark Patchett is the Founder of Growth Shop, an agency that launches direct-to-consumer brands with $5 million to $30 million annual revenue. As an e-commerce entrepreneur, he has spent over 12 years building growth teams to scale businesses with over $1 billion in revenue. Mark has experience across more than 250 companies, from hyper-growth startups to global brands like the BBC, The Economist, and Channel 4. Before Growth Shop, he held various roles at Resident, including Growth Advisor, VP of Growth, and Head of Performance.