Noah Kagan is an American Internet entrepreneur and the founder of AppSumo. Kagan began his career at Intel as a marketing analyst in 2004. In late 2005, Kagan joined Facebook where he served as product manager for eight months. After being fired from Facebook, he then joined Mint as the director of marketing. At Mint, Kagan developed the initial marketing strategy for the launch of the website.
Noah was with Mint.com for 10 months and left the company prior to the product's launch in September 2007 at TechCrunch. After Mint, in June 2007, Kagan founded KickFlip, a payment company for social games.In March 2010 Kagan founded AppSumo, a daily deals website.
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Langdon Morris leads an innovation consulting practice, Innovation Labs, where he is a senior partner and co-founder. His work focuses on developing and applying advanced methods in innovation and strategy to solve complex problems with very high levels of creativity.
He is recognized as one the world’s leading thinkers and consultants on innovation, and his original and ground-breaking work has been adopted by corporations and universities on every continent to help them improve their innovation processes and the results they achieve.
In the ever-changing and increasingly complex world of the 21st century, Langdon provides insight into the forces reshaping our world. Including;
- Massive changes in technology
- The impacts of climate change
- Transformation of the global energy sector
- Continuing urbanization
- Fast-changing global culture
- The corresponding social counter-revolution of those who oppose or cannot cope with accelerating change.
Langdon’s Challenge; Look at the patterns that are behind the headlines and news that you’re learning on a daily basis.
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Lin Eleoff is an internet business lawyer and certified professional coach.
Lin is the kind of lawyer that wants to help you avoid having to hire a lawyer because you suddenly find yourself in legal hot water.
In this conversation, we discuss the mistakes entrepreneurs make in building digital businesses and how to avoid them.
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Lin’s Challenge; Personal audit of your values.
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Jesse is a graduate from Union College with a degree in Computer Science and Economics. Throughout school, Jesse found an equally strong passion for electronic music and crypto currencies leading to a senior editor position at DancingAstronuat.com when he was just a Sophomore.
As Bitcoin was still an emerging technology when it was time to secure a summer internship, Jesse decided to enter the music industry at ID&T North America where he spent two months as the managing director of marketing for TomorrowWorld (music festival). After graduating Union, Jesse went on to work for SFX Entertainment, managing cashless payment technology and access control at live events; in addition to conducting research into the future of visitor event identification.
Jesse left SFX in December 2014 determined to find another company that promised to make a difference in the world. In the beginning of 2015, Jesse found ConsenSys and immediately got involved in the unnamed music project. Fast forward almost two years and Ujo Music is developing into the blockchain + music infrastructure.
Jesse’s Challenge; Find new music and share it with a friend.
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Jessica Rhodes is the founder and CEO of Interview Connections, the premier source for booking outstanding podcast guests. The Interview Connections team of Booking Agents works with podcasters to find and book guests for their shows. They also represent dozens of highly qualified guest experts to connect them with podcast hosts for interviews.
Jessica is the host of the weekly web TV show, Interview Connections TV, she’s the host of the Rhodes to Success and she is the co-host of The Podcast Producers, a ten episode audio series about the art and business of podcasting.
Jessica is the author of Podcast Interviews – 5 Proven Strategies to Help You Use the Power of Guest Interviews in Your Podcast, available on Amazon Kindle.
Jessica’s Challenge; Make an investment that scares you.
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Steve Hall is the Managing Partner of EHF Capital, LLC and a Co-Owner of the Atlanta Hustle, a professional Ultimate disc team in the American Ultimate Disc League. Steve is based in Charlotte, NC and formed EHF Capital in 2011 to invest his family’s portfolio in specialty chemical and niche manufacturing companies. Prior to EHF Capital, Steve was the Director of Investor Relations of Conversus Capital, the largest publicly traded portfolio of private equity funds with over $2.5 billion in assets under management.
Before moving to Charlotte in 2009, Steve and his family lived in New York. During that time, he was a Managing Director in Institutional sales for Citi Alternative Investments and a Vice President for Goldman Sachs in the Investment Management and Fixed Income divisions. Steve also spent three years with ING Investment Management where he assisted in the management of the fixed income portfolios of several insurance lines. He received his MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in 1993 and his Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1988.
Steve is married to Christy Edwards Hall and they have two teenage boys, Ian and Connor. Outside of his time focused on the financial markets and Ultimate, Steve is an Adventure Racer for NCARS.
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