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Alex joined Relay Ventures in 2008, after eleven years of management consulting with global credit card and payment companies.
Summary: Alex joined Relay in 2008, bringing a consulting background specialized in financial services. Prior to his experiences at BearingPoint and PwC Consulting, Alex studied at the Schulich School of Business (York University). With Relay, he works with mobile-focused software and hardware entrepreneurs across a variety of industries. He is also an active part of the venture capital community in Canada and abroad as a Kauffman Fellow, as well as an advisor, and a frequent speaker/panelist.
Current: Alex’s background in strategy and finance lends well to his roles overseeing Relay Ventures’ investments in a broad range of mobile platform and connected device companies.
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Ep. 024 – Russell Rothstein – didn’t understand how people wouldn’t book anything (like restaurants, hotels, etc.) without review sites but businesses make decisions about technology without reviews of their peers. So, he founded IT Central Station, and led the change of a 3 trillion dollars industry
Russell Rothstein is founder and CEO of IT Central Station, the leading product review site for enterprise technology. Before founding IT Central Station, Russell worked in senior product roles at enterprise tech vendors Nolio (acquired by CA) and OPNET Technologies (acquired by Riverbed). He was co-founder and CEO of Zettapoint (acquired by EMC), and was co-founder of Open Sesame (acquired by Bowne/RR Donnelley). Russell received a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University, an MS in Technology and Policy from MIT, and an MS in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Follow Russell on Twitter @RussRothsteinIT (11,000+ followers).
John Lee Dumas, Chris Brogan, Joe Pulizzi & more sharing their entrepreneurial biggest failures with customers, and they’re all talking about the same mistake: “Going with what I thought is the biggest problem, instead of listening to customers”.Keep Reading »
Elizabeth Scherle is the Co-Founder and President of Influenster, the product discovery and reviews platform that enables socially-savvy consumers to find new products and get advice to make informed purchases.
With a community of over 4 million members, these digital influencers have written over 18 million reviews on over 2 million products, spreading the word all over their social media networks.
Originally from Henderson, IA, Elizabeth received her B.A. in Marketing from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.Keep Reading »
As a cofounder, brand strategist and sustainable business specialist at Greenblut Christoph Dahn helps GOOD green, sustainable, and ethical brands, companies and services to succeed with Digital Marketing and E Commerce.
Christoph loves to travel and to speak with people he can learn from. And that’s why he runs the Podcast Greenblut FM. He’s roots are in the fashion business where he started his business life 30 years ago. In 2005 after a career with conventional brands like Calvin Klein and others, he decided to dedicate his work life on helping Green, Fair and Ethical companies succeed.
Christoph has created and run 5 different businesses, some more successful than others, and believes that he has learned just as much—if not more—from the failures than the successes. And he just loves to help GOOD companies to grow through the web.Keep Reading »
John Nemo is an Online Course Creator and Bestselling Author who helps Business Coaches, Consultants and Small Business Owners generate quality leads, build their client base and increase revenue using digital marketing platforms and tools like LinkedIn and Webinars.
The author of 7 books, John is a former Associated Press Reporter, Award-Winning PR Director and Social Media Consultant based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
John has personally rewritten LinkedIn profiles for A-List Entrepreneurs including Chris Brogan, John Lee Dumas, Bob Burg, Jairek Robbins, Ray Edwards and many others.
In addition, John regularly guest blogs for Inc. Magazine and American City Business Journals, and his work has also been featured in The Huffington Post, Business Insider and many other publications online.Keep Reading »
Host of The Marketing Book Podcast, Founder/Principal of ARTILLERY Douglas Burdett is Founder and Principal of ARTILLERY, a business-to-business marketing agency in Norfolk, Virginia, and is the host of The Marketing Book Podcast, which was named by LinkedIn as one of “10 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Marketer.”
Prior to starting his own firm, Douglas worked in New York City on Madison Avenue for 10 years at ad industry giants J. Walter Thompson and Grey Advertising.
Before starting his business career, Douglas served as a U.S. Army artillery officer in Germany for three years and then earned an MBA.Keep Reading »
Marc Guberti is a teenager entrepreneur, digital marketing expert, and author. He is the co-founder of Teenager Entrepreneur a movement that educates and empowers teens worldwide with the knowledge they need to become successful entrepreneurs.Keep Reading »
Jeff is a digital entrepreneur, marketing blogger, keynote speaker, digital strategist, consultant and bestselling author. He works with companies and executives to grow their online personal and businesses through social, digital and marketing automation. His blog receives over 5 million visitors a year and is found at jeffbullas.com and has spent most of his business career involved with information technologies, telecommunications and the web.Keep Reading »
Tom started his first technology company at the age of 18 and gave a TEDx talk on the Future of Technology aged 23.
He’s represented the UK at four startup world finals, and currently mentors for Startup Weekend and Virgin Startup.
He’s advised the UK government on entrepreneurship, was shortlisted for Future Business Leader of the Year and was named one of 20 young entrepreneurs to watch 2017.Keep Reading »