Sammy James, Speak2Leads’ Founder, CEO and Lead Strategist, is an innovative entrepreneur whose lead response career began more than 25 years ago assuming executive roles with multiple start-ups and technology ventures, including the first ad supported personalized Internet radio station, the first social media bookmarking site, the first song recognition application for radio (pre-smartphone version of Shazam), and various web and telephony ad response applications.
Sammy’s core passion is to position Speak2Leads as the market’s most powerful lead response solution to help businesses of all types increase sales and revenue.
Reid Blackman is the Founder and CEO of Virtue. In that capacity he has worked with companies to integrate ethics and ethical risk mitigation into company culture and the development, deployment, and procurement of emerging technology products. He is also a Senior Advisor to Ernst & Young and sits on their Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board, and is a member of IEEE’s Ethically Aligned Design Initiative.
Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, James Cohen has experienced the spirit of entrepreneurship and incorporated it throughout his adult and professional life. His formal education and his thirst for continuing education, combined with his experience as an entrepreneur have helped him develop key skills.
Jonathon Troughton is CEO and co-founder leading vision and strategy at Frameplay. Jonathon’s passion for gaming, building engaging products and commercialization led him to start Frameplay in 2018.
Alex Asher is the CEO of LearnCube. Based in London, LearnCube is a world-leading virtual classroom software company made specifically for language teaching & online tutoring.
Kenny Rueter is co-founder and CEO of Kajabi, an all-in-one online business platform empowering entrepreneurs globally to succeed online. What began from Kenny’s frustration in selling instructions on how to build a kids sprinkler toy online continues to thrive. Today, Kajabi is a 5 time back-to-back INC 5000 list SaaS that enables nearly a billion dollars a year in sales for its users, in business categories that span the expected to the unbelievable.
How can small business owners communicate faster and more effectively with customers through technology?
Sam Xia is the Founder and CTO of WikiPro which is an all-in-one business to customer communication platform.
Josh Scales is the Founder and CEO of Uniti Health. He is an experienced Healthcare Information Technology executive, with a passion for healthcare, people, and new innovative technology. He helps business leaders find solutions to complex issues by utilizing technology. He has a wealth of experience in Telehealth strategy/implementation, regulatory compliance, population health management, and overall healthcare operations. He recently launched Uniti Health, a company focused on helping providers and organizations with developing digital and virtual health strategies.
Modernizing cross-border mobility with technology to promote the freer movement of people, ideas and innovation.
Erin Kopp is the Global Strategic Partnerships Manager at VisaHQ. As an avid traveler herself, she knows first hand how travel can be derailed by not having the correct travel documents. She partners with corporations, nonprofits and travel management companies to create a simple user-friendly experience for their travelers to obtain travel documents. By leveraging VisaHQ’s industry leading technology and expertise, she helps create a modern passport & visa solution for all travel programs.
VisaHQ was founded in 2003 and has become a recognized leader in the travel industry, offering innovative technology-forward solutions. Our mission is to empower travelers and organizations by creating a more transparent and simple experience to obtain travel documents.
The Art & Science of Large-Scale, Positive Behavior Change.
Robin Krieglstein is the Founder and CEO of Live Neuron Labs Behavioral Consultancy. He has been pioneering the application of science & media techniques to design large-scale positive behavior change programs for over two decades.
Robin was a guest researcher at the Stanford Behavior Design Lab with Dr. BJ Fogg. He’s an officer for the international Action Design Network, the largest Behavioral Design professional organization. He launched the first gamified, behavior-change social network; introduced the first gamified health behavior change Facebook app; and founded the Design Group at LeapFrog Educational Toys.
Robin has designed dozens of behavior change solutions for leading brands including Amazon, UnderArmour, American Heart Association, LG, Spectrum Health, Kaiser, United Healthcare, Oracle, Walmart, and the American Medical Association.
There is a direct correlation between income levels and education levels, and advances in AI will ensure that everyone has access to the same education regardless of socioeconomic status.
Michael Puscar is the Co-Founder of Oiga. A serial entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist who is deeply in love with technology, Michael is an optimist by nature, a transcendentalist who deeply cares about humanity and is firmly committed to using technology as a catalyst for better education, wealth creation and better healthcare regardless of socioeconomic status, race or origin.
How to create a culture of learning within your organization.
Kristy McCann Flynn has 15 years of experience as a Strategic Human Resource Leader, Change Manager and Organizational Development Expert. She has served in senior leadership positions throughout her career – most notably with Pearson Education and Constant Contact.
B Corp MPOWERD utilizing clean technology to improve lives and environment globally.
John Salzinger is MPOWERD‘s Chief Business Development Officer and Founder. John, a native New Yorker, and born entrepreneur, launched MPOWERD with the idea that innovative companies have a responsibility to lead – not only in the marketplace but as a real force for good. He launched and managed several global media, tech and finance companies before starting MPOWERD, where he’s been a guiding force behind pretty much every aspect of the company’s strategy. From business growth to sales, marketing, and product development – he holds multiple Luci patents. Outside the office, you’d most likely find him practicing his jump shot on the court or surfing waves
Seungah Jeong is MPOWERD‘S CEO. She has spent her career shaping global brands and driving them toward success. She’s a pro at managing teams, leading retail partnerships and building things from scratch, especially when it comes to small business. A company co-founder in her own right, Seungah brings to MPOWERD two decades of consumer goods experience, balancing a keen eye for design with a sharp business acumen. With a background in philosophy and environmental studies, she’s passionate about the potential companies have to create positive impact. In her spare time, Seungah’s an avid reader and kickboxer – and she’s even been known to bust a move!
Why “being human” and candidate experience is the most important part of growing your company.
Chris Gannon is the Founder of Captivate Talent, talent consultancy company focused on scaling revenue teams at high-growth technology companies. Prior to Captivate Talent, Chris was the Global Director of Talent Acquisition at a Reward Gateway, a PE-backed HRTech company operating in Sydney, London, Boston and Plovdiv and Manager of Talent Acquisition at Signpost, where he came in post Series B funding to lead scaling efforts from 70 to 220 in New York, Denver, and Austin.
Roger Manix is Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Ludolo, a Play-based learning company that sparks innovation, strengthens culture and fosters human connection. He taught at The Graduate School of Business at Stanford University for six years. While there, he created a methodology to teach Emotional and Social Intelligence using Play-based learning. Roger was invited by Parsons School of Design at The New School to develop coursework centered on collaboration, creativity and empathy. He continues as a professor at Parsons where he teaches Compassionate Leadership through Play in a Global Executive Master of Science program.