Michael Schein | The Hype Handbook and How to Create an Atmosphere of Curiosity and Intrigue

Michael Schein is the Founder and President of MicroFame Media, a marketing agency that specializes in making idea-based companies famous in their fields. He works with clients such as eBay, Magento, The Medici Group, University of Pennsylvania, Gordon College, University of California Irvine, LinkedIn, and many more.

Alinka Rutkowska | How to Hit Bestseller Status with Your Book and Make an Impact

Alinka Rutkowska is the CEO of Leaders Press, a USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling press. The company creates books for entrepreneurs from scratch and launches them to bestseller status with a 100% success rate. The Leaders Press team has worked with top business leaders such as Po Chung (the co- founder of DHL International), Mark Nureddine (the CEO of Bull Outdoor Products) and Chris Catranis (the founder of Babylon Telecommunications). Their mission is to help 1,000 entrepreneurs share their wisdom with the world by 2030.

Samuel P.N. Cook | From West Point, to the Iraq War, to Turning a Service Business into a Software Platform and Business

Samuel P.N. Cook is the Founder of SanityDesk, a software solution that helps experts and small service businesses to launch and manage their business online. The company was funded by angel investors and rapidly became an innovative solution for savvy marketing professionals who help small business owners grow their brands online.

Craig Weiss | Leading a Billion-Dollar Unicorn, Starting a Business with Your Best Friend, and How to Raise Money in a Global Pandemic

Craig Weiss is the Co-founder and CEO of Retainer Club and Mouthguard Club. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded or co-founded half a dozen companies. During his three and a half years as President and CEO of NJOY Inc., Craig generated over $150 million in revenue, raised $200 million in equity financing, and which he got from a $10 million pre-money valuation that reached over a billion dollar valuation in 2014. He recruited and scaled to 130 employees across half a dozen different countries, manufactured and distributed over 80 million units of the company’s products, and achieved distribution in over 130,000 locations worldwide including Walmart and Walgreens.

Marina Byezhanova | Born in the USSR, Religious Persecution, and Personal Branding for Success Today

Marina Byezhanova is a Soviet-born, Ukraine-raised, Canada-based entrepreneur whose mission is to scale the reach of people’s voices. She is the Co-founder of Pronexia Inc., an HR and headhunting firm, and she is the Founder of InfluenceHR, Canada’s first association of HR influencers, and she is also the Co-Founder of Brand of a Leader where they help executives and entrepreneurs identify and build their personal branding.

Lael Sturm | Dot Com Early Mover – from CNET to MTV to Emerging Social Media Leader

Lael Sturm is the Founder of Long Place Strategic Solutions (LPSS). He founded the company in October of 2001 and delivers sustainable growth strategies and tactics for businesses of all sizes. They use tools such as social media search, content, marketing, blogs, and newsletters, and all kinds of other resources and customized plans based on the goals of their clients’ businesses.

David Rendall | How to Embrace Your “Freak Factor” and Grow Your Business

David Rendall is a keynote speaker and MC. During the last 15 years, he has spoken to audiences on every inhabited continent and his clients include the US Air Force, Australian Government, and Fortune 50 companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, UnitedHealth Group, Fannie Mae, and State Farm.

Dr. Jeremy Weisz | Do Your “Core Values” Even Matter?

Dr. Jeremy Weisz is the Co-founder of Rise25 Media, a company that helps B2B business owners connect with their ideal prospects, referral partners, and strategic partners through a done-for-you podcast service. Dr. Weisz has been involved in podcasting for 11 years and was a senior producer for one of the early business podcasts where he helped to put all of their systems in place and helped them add volume, feature, and edify various business leaders.

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Our Rise 25 Podcast Formula

At Rise25, we help B2B companies to get ROI, strategic partnerships, referrals and clients, using a podcast and content marketing. With over 20 years combined experience in the podcasting space, we have developed a proven strategy which allows our clients to build life-changing relationships using a podcast and we have built a top-notch team which handles all of the details to produce a podcast so our clients can focus on the highest and best use of their time.