January 21, 2021
Ari Gunzburg is a rising new star in personal growth after experiencing trauma as a child and then extreme volatility as a teenager. As an award-winning international speaker, Ari motivates people using personal stories filled with triumph, tragedy and transformation. Ari also helps inspire people using one-on-one coaching and his books for both children and adults. New in 2020 is his debut non-fiction title, The Little Book Of Greatness.
January 20, 2021
David Karandish is Founder & CEO of Capacity – an enterprise artificial intelligence SaaS company headquartered in St. Louis, MO. Capacity’s secure, AI-native support automation platform helps teams do their best work. Prior to starting Capacity, David was the CEO of Answers Corp. He and his business partner Chris Sims started the parent company of Answers in 2006 and sold it to a private equity firm in 2014 for north of $900m. David sits on the boards of Varsity Tutors (an on-demand, real-time learning platform in the ed tech space), Create a Loop (a computer science education non-profit tackling the digital divide by teaching kids to code), and Prepare.ai (a non-profit providing educational resources and strategic guidance about Artificial Intelligence to individuals, communities, and companies). David lives in St. Louis with his wife, Erin and four kids. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing ukulele.
January 19, 2021
Liz Grantham is the founder of TheOptimal.me. She has more than thirty years of experience in marketing and advertising with global clients such as Visa, Shell, and Sony Mobile, working on projects including the Olympics.
January 17, 2021
Kelsey Kloss is the owner of Malty the Blue Tiger and NICEIFY Editing. Malty the Blue Tiger provides bilingual children's books and audiobooks that celebrate every unique voice, and can be found in classrooms and homes around the world. At NICEIFY Editing, Kelsey offers professional, private editing services with a personal touch for both businesses and individuals.
Previously, Kelsey worked as a full-time editor for national magazine brands such as Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, ELLE Decor, Prevention, Woman's Day, and more. She has helped several notable brands grow their revenue through the power of creative content marketing and compelling copywriting.
Malty the Blue Tiger Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maltythebluetiger
In Plain Language (a podcast about speech and language in kids, presented by Malty the Blue Tiger): https://open.spotify.com/show/071yVe49afVs3E3HlThKIU
In Plain Language Podcast (presented by Malty the Blue Tiger): https://anchor.fm/in-plain-language
Malty the Blue Tiger bilingual books are available online from trusted retailers such as Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, and more: https://www.amazon.com/Malty-Blue-Tiger-Marita-tigresita/dp/0692974679
January 15, 2021
Janette Gallardo is the founder of Vitta Solutions. She helps businesses and startups with the purpose map their financial future through financial analytics, so they can make data-driven decisions. Janette has worked in corporate finance for 20 years with some of the largest companies and helped identify over $100 Million+ in savings in the process. Today, she helps businesses with strategy, financial analytics, forecasting and financial models to help them grow their business.
January 14, 2021
With over 30 years of experience in the speaker and conference business, Steve Markman is the Founder and President of Markman Speaker Management, LLC, a multi-service speaker agency founded nearly 30 years ago. Among his services Steve conducts customized virtual training where he teaches the processes, strategies, and techniques of successfully attaining speaking engagements that are used to boost visibility and create thought leadership opportunities.
Steve has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs, executives, consulting principals, authors, and people from all walks of life attain speaking engagements. He has helped clients in virtually all industries, from start-up to the Fortune 500.
Steve also runs a Speakers Bureau division, providing keynote speakers for organizations worldwide, covering a wide array of topics.
Prior to launching his own firm in 1994, Steve headed up the conference divisions of leading organizations, including COMDEX and The Conference Board.
January 13, 2021
David is the founder of Purely Imagined. Purely Imagined is a motion graphics company. They tell your story using Custom-made animations. The Pandemic caused them to severely pivot their business in ways they never thought possible before.
January 12, 2021
Maria is an EdTech entrepreneur and a CEO of an e-learning company Art Heroes. She's previously grown and exited educational and community businesses, and she's currently on a mission to make Art Heroes the most reputable digital art Academy for industry professionals.
Personal website- http://sirotkina.com/
Business instagram account - http://instagram.com/artheroes/