Connor Gillivan ran a million dollar e-commerce business right from his college dorm room. Aside from being an e-commerce entrepreneur, Connor loves reading, running, and wants to make a positive impact on others through his passion. Connor’s path to entrepreneurship started in high school when he followed in his cousin’s footsteps and built his own landscaping business. In college, he teamed up with his business partner Nathan Hirsch and started selling textbooks on Amazon. Within one year, they were able to grow to a $1 million a year business. As their business grew, Connor found a problem with the way people hire e-commerce freelancers. So it was only natural that he start a new business, FreeeUp, to help commerce companies hire freelancers that are reliable and skilled.
Trevor Crane is a ten time #1 international bestselling author and the founder of Epic Author Publishing. He is the also host of the GreatnessQuest.com podcast and the founder of TheGreatnessNetwork.com. Trevor’s mission is to help people take their LIFE and their BUSINESS to the next level – no matter how successful they already are.
Since 2003, Trevor has been a trusted business adviser, coach and mentor. He is president of Stepup Strategies, Inc. and together with his team, they help companies outperform, outsell, and outlast the competition through systemic and strategic consulting, coaching, training, marketing and support. Trevor is also a sought after speaker, trainer and coach. His unique commonsense approach, along with his humor, wit, and infectious energy, allows him to connect with any audience.
Barry Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. He is also the founder of the Search Engine Roundtable and has covered search for over 14 years. Barry is also the News Editor at Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Land. Barry hosts the Search Marketing Expo in Israel and is a speaker at many search marketing conferences, including Search Engine Strategies, La Red Innova Madrid, Spain and PubCon. Barry is always at the forefront of the latest news and trends in search. He was also the former News Editor at Search Engine Watch and is a moderator at several search marketing forums. Barry is often quoted and interviewed in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, USA Today, Business Week, News.com, and many more. He has over a decade of hands on experience in web strategy, marketing and business optimization.
Mitchell Levy is The AHA Guy at AHAthat and CEO and Thought Leader Architect at THiNKaha. He and his team make it easy for corporations to easily create compelling content that help turn their experts into recognized thought leaders.
Sean Piket is the founder of two companies Sales Integrity and MyCoachSite. Sales Integrity is a sales coaching services provider where Sean is the Chief Sales Coach. MyCoachSite is a coaching delivery software platform where Sean is the Chief Visionary Officer. Sales Integrity has helped sales professionals, leaders and organizations with a complex technical sale to increase sales up to 25% annually. Sean is also in the process of launching the Sales Integrity Podcast and Sales Integrity University in the Fall of 2016, with both initiatives tailored for sales professionals with a complex technical sale.
Doren is the CEO and president of True Trust Marketing and the founder of the Testimonial Engine – the #1 software for helping service-based businesses collect and share client reviews on autopilot. Since 2003, he has been dedicated to helping business owners attract more clients with less effort, regardless of market conditions. His life mission is to inspire and equip people to create an extraordinary life – full of passion, purpose, and prosperity.
Robert Indries is a serial entrepreneur who at the time of this writing owns 3 companies, one of which is Wesrom Corporation. He was born into a modest family in a small town in Transylvania and now travels about 31,000 miles around the world, every year, while his companies generate 6-7-figures a year, each. Over the course of his career, he’s helped his clients generate over tens of millions in new business, has built a variety of cross-platform software applications, and held seminars for business owners on 3 continents and in 3 different languages. He also wrote a book on how to reach and maintain high levels of health and energy, which he sold in 4 countries.
Stan is founder of PeakSalesResults.com and is a highly sought after sales trainer and keynote speaker. His goal is to empower businesses small and large to have massive sales results by working from a core of integrity and by delivering true value to the world.
Hilary Jastram is the founder of J. Hill Marketing & Creative Services, an agency specializing in premier copywriting, editing and book editing for Fortune 500 brands and the “one-percent,” superstar entrepreneurs. She is an author, editor at The Good Men Project, and contributor to Influencive, The Huffington Post and The Mighty, among other large-scale publications. She is also the founder of Sick Biz, “An organization dedicated to providing support, resources, hacks, and hope to entrepreneurs affected by chronic illness, pain, disability, and sickness.
Nicole Wipp is an estate planning and elder law attorney based in Southeast Michigan, with a successful law practice that was built mostly by utilizing strategic marketing principles, instead of referrals. She is also the creator and host of the Smart Planning 101 podcast, a place for legal, financial and healthcare advice.
Joe Williams is an internationally-known speaker, strategic expert, and consultant who has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Through his personal experience as an entrepreneur and as a globally known trainer, Joe has developed a worldwide reputation for his ability to electrify audiences and move them to action.
Seth Weinstein runs a team of driven designers, developers, and marketing experts. Perfect Presence helps businesses achieve their business' digital goals. Mobile App Development for Restaurants, Golf Course, and more. Even absolutely stunning graphic designs to truly represent brands.
Matt Dion is a technology industry veteran with 24 years of experience ushering early stage companies through the tricky early adopter and early majority market phases. He brings proven management and board experience with successful companies during their early stages, including Crystal Decisions/Business Objects (acquired by SAP), Apparent Networks, 90-degree software (acquired by Microsoft), Active State (acquired by Sophos), and Elastic Path Software. A consummate thought-leader in the areas of marketing, content marketing, digital transformation, ecommerce, and business development, he has spoken at Adobe Summit, Enterprise World, Digital Entertainment World, Luxury Interactive and Digital Hollywood.
Ian Jakovan Dunlap, the founder of Chimera, is known for his standout advice. Born in East Chicago, Indiana, the father and entrepreneur is a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington. He is a former marketing executive whose past clients include Chevron, Eastern Bank Limited and Reebok, and a fund manager that specializes in a new type of investing. Here, the business and finance consultant who calls Houston home shares insight on the secrets of investing.
Heather is a vibrant and curious gal who is determined to help the world be a brighter place. She’s an honors law school grad, a yoga teacher, and a social entrepreneur - Bogobrush and a think tank with her brother. She’s worked on venture finance and non-profit lobbying, and she loves singing, dancing, art, and the great outdoors.
Ben Parr is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, investor, and expert on attention. He is the author of "Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention". He is Managing Director of early-stage venture firm Rostrum Capital and the founder of Parrticipation, a marketing advisory firm. Previously, he was co-founder of DominateFund, Co-Editor and Editor-at-Large of Mashable and served as columnist for CNET. Parr was named one of the top ten tech journalists in the world by Say Media, one of the top 10 Internet of Things experts by Inc. Magazine, and named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30. He lives in San Francisco.
When it comes to online marketing strategy, Jessica is one of the top authorities in the profession. She has been able to sell millions of dollars in products online and has now taken her talents to the network marketing industry where she has been able to achieve rank advancement and build a team in over 25 countries around the world.
Music Supervisor and Composer Dean Sultani is the founder of Nexus Soundscapes and has developed deep connections in the Music Industry over his 22 year tenure as a DJ and producer. These connections allow our company to easily obtain compositions and usage rights to thousands of pieces of music in all genres.
Jonathan David Lewis is a Partner and Strategy Director at McKee Wallwork + Company. Jonathan led his firm to be recognized by industry purveyor Advertising Age as a national leader in branding and marketing, winning the Southwest Small Agency of the Year, national B2B Campaign of the Year, and national Best Places to Work awards. Jonathan’s opinions are highly sought by numerous business and marketing publications, including Forbes, Digiday, and Advertising Age.
Hiba Hakim is speaker, business coach, life coach, and owner of Hiba Hakim Coaching. She inspires Millennials and leaders of tomorrow to dream big, actualize their potential and earn while learning. Her goal is to encourage and guide these leaders to build a business and lifestyle that will allow them to be happy, successful, and live their true self. Hiba has a background in online entrepreneurship, psychology and executive life coaching. She studies, practices and teaches the key roles of how one’s mindset and the internet intersect in designing and creating a dream business and lifestyle.