Jeff Freemyer | The “Zoom Backstory”: Launching One of the First Business Satellite and Distance Learning Networks
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Jeff Freemyer, Managing Partner of Epione Venture Capital Firm, to talk about launching and working with satellite and distance learning networks. Jeff also shares his experience in working with Fortune 500 companies at Convergent Media, the advancement in satellite networks, working with Verne Harnish, and going into the venture capital world.
Steve Gumm | Launching a Business on 9/11, Bouncing Back from Bankruptcy and What’s Working Now in Lead Generation
Steve Gumm is the Founder and President of Gummio. He is a serial entrepreneur who has worked with brands like Sony, Life is Good, Harry Caray’s, and the Survivor Show. He is a marketing and brand consultant who is currently on a mission to build the most creative, inspiring, effective outbound sales and lead generation agency, Gummio.
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by Daniel Nel, Founder and Chairman of Nebula Group of Companies, to discuss what a failed business taught him about starting and managing a successful business. Daniel also talks about the benefits of being a member of accelerator groups, how to build strong leaders, and how to manage a business during an economic crisis.
Ray Carballada is the Managing Director and CEO of AmpiFLY, a next stage evolution video production company. He is an accomplished and creative business leader in the converging worlds of content: advertising, television, motion pictures, social, and online media. Before joining AmpiFLY as President & CEO/COO, Ray led Alkemy X’s transformation from a small crewing and post company into a fully integrated creative content company.
Mike McDerment is the Co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the #1 accounting software in the cloud, designed exclusively for freelancers and growing service-based business owners. Built-in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 24 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars.
Jonathan Slain is a recession expert, traction implementer, and speaker. He coaches high growth leadership teams across the United States and helps them implement the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS). He focuses on working with entrepreneurial niche specialty firms and large corporations with over $10 million in annual revenue.
Dr. Jeremy Weisz | [Start a Podcast Series] Do Downloads Matter? Why Your Most Important Metric Is Not Subscribers
In this episode of the Smart Business Revolution Podcast, John Corcoran is joined by his Rise25 Media co-founder, Dr. Jeremy Weisz, to explain whether or not a podcast’s download numbers matter. They also talk about how a podcast can help with solving business and personal problems, how to get amazing guests for a podcast, and how SEMrush can help podcasters with getting website traffic data.
Cynthia Cleveland | Leadership Lessons From a Five-Time CEO/President with Over $4 Billion in Revenues
Cynthia Cleveland is a five-time CEO/President who has led companies that have generated over $4 billion in worldwide sales across consumer products, entertainment, and retail. She is an expert in developing, translating, and monetizing intellectual property rights into major global consumer brands and new businesses across diverse industries. Her 30+ year career has spanned well-known companies including Universal Studios, Mattel Toys, and Teleflora driving significant growth and profitability. She has also worked on brands such as Barbie, Hot Wheels, Jurassic Park, Myers Briggs assessment, and Imaginarium.
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