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NativeAdVantage 10-Q2BA:

(10 Questions 2B Answered)

What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?


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Andy Weir: Author of "The Martian"

John Philipson: VP, Six Senses Resorts

Tom Sito: Chair of Animation, USC Film School

Elizabeth Wynn: Broker, Sotheby's RE

Leonard Greenhalgh: Professor, Tuck-Darmouth)

Ryan Blair: NY Times Best Selling Author/Entrepreneur

 

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Greg Marsh: Co-Founder of onefinestay

Omar Qari: Co-Founder of Abacus

Gabriell Weinberg: Founder of DuckDuckGo

Stacy Rauen: E-I-C of Hospitality Design Mag

Jon Gray: CRO of HomeAway

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Ben McKean: Co-Founder of HungryRoot

John Boiler: Founder/CEO of 72andSunny

Wayne Pacelle: CEO of The Humane Society of the US

Tom Guay: GM at The Sagamore Resort

Dr. Alejandro Junger: Founder of The Clean Program

Rob Flaherty: CEO of Ketchum

Neil Thanedar: Founder/CEO of LabDoor

Andy Grinsfelder: VP of Sales/Marketing, Delaware North Resorts

Laura Frerer-Schmidt: VP/Publisher of Women's Health

Avi Steinlauf: CEO of Edmunds.com

Kathy Bloomgarden: CEO of Ruder Finn

Gabriel Flateman: Co-Founder/CTO of Casper

Mark Bartels: CEO of StumbleUpon

Bill Hagelstein: President/CEO of RPA

Adam Singolda: Founder/CEO of Taboola

Jonathan Plutzik: Proprietor of The Betsy-South Beach

Jessica Scorpio: Founder/VP of Marketing at GetAround

Ralph McRae: CEO of Leading Brands

Warren Berger: Bestselling Author

Liz Kaplow: Founder/CEO of Kaplow Communications

Dave Girouard: Founder/CEO of UpStart

Dave Asprey: Founder of BullectProof Executive

Douglas C. Smith: President of EDSA

Val Difebo: CEO of Deutsch NY

Guido Polito: CEO of Baglioni Hotels

Doyle Graham, Jr.: CEO of Valencia Group

Oscar Farinetti: Founder of Eataly

Angelo Sotira: CEO of DeviantART

Ali Khwaja: CFO of Safecharge

Zach Erdem: Proprietor of 75 Main

Jim Beley: GM of The Umstead Hotel

Alexis Gelburd-Kimler: Proprietor of West Bridge

Elie Georges: Proprietor of Hotel San Regis

Kalen Caughey: Founder o VOKE Tab

Michael Friedenberg: CEO of IDG

Donna Karan: Founder of DKNY

Edward Nardoza: Editor-in-Chief of WWD

Scott Dadich: Editor-in-Chief of Wired

Rhona Murphy: Former CEO of The Daily Beast

David J. Pecker: CEO of American Media

Lilian Roten: VP of Swissotel Hotels

Kenny Dichter: Founder/CEO of Wheels Up

Joshua Tetrick: Founder/CEO of Hampton Creek

Paul James: Global Brand Leader of The Luxury Collection

Dr. James Wagner: President of Emory University

Amy Thompson: President of ATM Artists & Management

Neil Gillis: President of Round Hill Music

Brett Matteson: President of Columbia Hospitality

Jonathan Reckford: CEO of Habitat For Humanity

Phil Harrison: President/CEO of Perkins+Will

Chef Bill Telepan

Tony Horton: Founder of P90X

Beth Weissenberger: Co-Founder of The Handel Group

Michael Fertik: Founder/CEO of Reputation.com

Dana Cowin: Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine

Bob Proctor: Chairman of Proctor/Gallagher Institute

Dennis Turcinovic: Owner of Delmonicos

Vittorio Assaf: Co-Founder of Serafina Restaurant Group

Shafqat Islam: Co-Founder of Newscred

Matt Williams: CEO of The Martin Agency

Bruce Rogers: Executive Chef at Hale & Hearty

Caleb Merkl: Co-Founder of Maple

Candy Argondizza: VP of Culinary at ICC

Neil Sazant: President of The Sagamore

Matt Straz: Founder/CEO of Namely

Terry Couglin: Managing Partner of Marta/Maialino

Andrei Cherny: Co-Founder/CEO of Aspiration

Ronen Nissenbaum: Managing Director of Waldorf Astoria NY

Patrick Godfrey: President of Godfrey Q

Sarah Berman: Founder/President of The Berman Group

Michael Schwartz: Owner of Genuine Hospitality Group

Stephan Aarstol: Founder/CEO of Tower Paddle Boards

Peter Shaindlin: COO of Halekulani Corp.

August Cardona: Founder/CEO of Epicurean Group

Nick Kenner: Co-Founder of Just Salad

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Sep062018

Nabyl Charania: Chairman & CEO, Rokk3r Inc

Nabyl Charania is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rokk3r Inc. (OTC: ROKK), whose mission is to build the world’s innovation infrastructure in the age of exponential technologies. Mr. Charania is Founding Partner and General Partner at Rokk3r Fuel ExO venture capital fund. He is also a board member at machine learning company AdMobilize, location-based marketing platform HYP3R, and at the Idea Center at Miami Dade College. Mr. Charania is a globally seasoned serial entrepreneur who created Rokk3r Labs, the world’s first ‘cobuilding’ platform to fund, launch and scale world-changing ideas. Previously, he has launched and grown several software ventures with successful exits, and developed and managed large-scale R&D and engineering teams.

What do you love most about Your City?

The people. I’ve met the most inspiring, driven and happy people in Miami. The humanity and the drive present in this city is what makes it so popular on a global scale. Miami has built a reputation over decades as a tourist and cultural epicenter in America and for the world. It offers a unique lens into the past through a storied history, and more importantly, a view into what the city is aiming to be. From investments at the post secondary level across multiple fields that is strengthening an educational infrastructure that will invariably bolster the economy, to civic engagement that is working to increase quality of life, to a growing tech ecosystem that is not simply just spinning out startups, but is working hard to stay at the edge of innovation while empowering traditional industries and attracting financial investment from around the world. This comprehensive effort across society to build on the past to stand tall for the future is what excites me most about Miami. Not without its issues that face any major global city, I am most inspired by what this city is aiming to be, and the hard work that everyone is putting in, which is undoubtedly making the world pay attention to what the future holds for Miami. Plus, Rokk3r, the company for which I am Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, along with Rokk3r Fuel ExO the venture capital fund where I am General partner, are both headquartered in Miami...palm trees and beaches are just the beginning!

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant?

I make it a habit of taking my family to Ice Box on the weekends for their excellent breakfast and ambiance - “The Eggbox”, along with the lemon ricotta pancake and the guava filled French toast make this breakfast pretty much unbeatable. For brunch, it’s got to be Michael’s Genuine in the Design District with their constantly changing menu and variety of dishes.  Weekday breakfasts are usually bowls of oatmeal mixed with fruit, or a smoothie if the kids want some extra beauty sleep!

Miami’s food scene is such an important part of the city’s identity. I have many favorites for different occasions. Chef Bee at Naiyara has created an exceptional experience that’ll wow any foodie. The menu derives primarily from Chef’s native Thailand, across its various regions. But you can always detect hints from his global travels.

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM –  Getting myself ready (and a bit of meditation depending on my mood) before waking up the kids...and all hell breaking loose.

10:00 AM - Receiving updates from my executive team at Rokk3r (ROKK), and setting up for a day of meetings in my favorite spot at Rokk3r HQ in the Wynwood Arts District: the boardroom.

12:00 PM - Favorite Power Lunch spot/meal?

KYU, where the Korean fried chicken and roasted cauliflower perfectly complement any decision making.

7:00 PM - Depending on the day, I’m either with Paul Vincent at DBC Fitness in the Design District where he’s got me pushing and pulling weights, tangling with battle ropes and focusing on my movement, or I’m at OrangeTheory Fitness in the Design District for an amazing group workout

11:00 PM - Documents, documents and more documents. The kids are in bed and I’m able to focus on reviewing legal, technical and strategy documents from my executives around the world, and my team at HQ in Wynwood.

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

The schedule is non-stop, so I’ve got to stay hydrated not just to get through the day but also to prepare for Paul at DBC Fitness (who never goes easy). Water, the source of life. And English Breakfast tea, off-course.

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account?

My own Instagram account. Follow me @nabylcharania. I also have to highlight “the carefree little dude” aka @ollie.the.doggiee who my nieces love more than me. I admire that they document his life.

What should everyone try at least once?

Start a company from scratch - and try and actually build and execute on it.

Where do you enjoy getting lost?

In my thoughts.

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