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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?


Featured NativeAdVantage:

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

 

Featured NativeAdVice:

Shai Reshef: Founder of University of the People

Paul D'Arcy: SVP of Indeed

Susan Hatje: GM of Mandarin Oriental, NY

Dan Laufer: Co-Founder of RentLingo

Hilary Laney: President of Tri-Digital

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

Joe Speiser: Co-Founder of LittleThings.com

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

Wednesday
Nov192014

Neil Capel, Founder & CEO of Sailthru

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Prior to founding Sailthru, Neil was the Chief Technology Officer for MusicNation, an AlleyCorp company, ASmallWorld, and Money-Media (acquired by The Financial Times). Today, Neil is also an adviser to several startups, including Refinery29.com and Zootoo.com

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Wednesday
Nov192014

Norman Bonchick, Chairman & CEO of Van Gogh Imports

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Norman Bonchick is a rarity. In the age of emails and the internet, he still considers face-to-face conversations with the people he conducts business with indispensible.

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Wednesday
Nov192014

Assaf Rappaport, Co-Founder/CEO of Adallom

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Assaf Rappaport is co-founder and CEO at Adallom. Previously, Assaf worked at McKinsey & Company overseeing project strategy management in both Israel and Australia. Prior to McKinsey & Company, he served as a Captain and project manager in the Israeli Intelligence Corps.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

John Baldoni, Leadership Consultant, Author & Chair of N2Growth 

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership consultant, coach, and author of more than dozen books that have been translated into 10 languages. John is the chair of the leadership development practice at N2growth, a global leadership consultancy.

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Tuesday
Nov182014

Jo Ann Thrailkill, Co-Founder & President of The Pablove Foundation

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Jo Ann Thrailkill is the co-founder of The Pablove Foundation. For the 15 years prior to Pablove’s inception, she was an Executive Producer in the music video and television commercial industry, guiding a roster of directors through hundreds of jobs with bands, record labels, and ad agencies.

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Monday
Nov172014

Mark Maynard-Parisi, Senior Managing Partner & Jean-Paul Bourgeois, Executive Chef of Blue Smoke, a Union Square Hospitality Restaurant

My NativeAdVice;

Bio:

Blue Smoke celebrates the evolving American South and honors its culinary traditions. Inspired by the many regions of the South, from the Carolina coast to the hills of central Texas, the food is soulful with a selection of smoked meats, fresh produce, and thoughtfully sourced ingredients

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Friday
Nov142014

Jon Stein: Founder/CEO of Betterment

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Jon Stein is Founder & CEO of Betterment, an automated investing service based in New York, NY. We are an SEC-registered investment advisor and our broker-dealer is a member of FINRA/SIPC.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Adam Braun: Founder of Pencils of Promise

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Adam Braun is the Founder of Pencils of Promise, a leading nonprofit organization that has broken ground on more than 250 schools across Africa, Asia and Latin America and delivered over 21 million educational hours.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Naveen Tewari: Founder/CEO of InMobi

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Naveen is the founder of InMobi and responsible for the overall vision, strategy and execution of InMobi. His view of the growth of the mobile ecosystem and leveraging InMobi as a key tenet in developing that mobile ecosystem was the foundation stone on which InMobi was built.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Chris Salgardo: CEO of Kiehl's USA

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Chris Salgardo, President of Kiehl’s Since 1851 U.S., has used the brand’s products for more than twenty years. Prior to his appointment in 2006, if asked his ultimate aspiration, Salgardo would have answered to be President of Kiehl’s.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Alan Galbraith: General Manager of Wind Up Records

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Alan has been committed to a career in music from an early age. After beginning as a professional musician he founded a full service music company - recording studio, concert production, and label - catering to the early 90’s Belfast indie scene

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Tuesday
Nov112014

Gary Malin: President of Citi Habitats

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Gary L. Malin, Citi Habitats’ President, is the principal figure in the day-to-day operations, strategic planning and overall vision for Citi Habitats.

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Tuesday
Nov112014

Billy Morrissey: CEO of Merchant Solutions Group 

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Under the leadership of CEO Billy Morrissey, NYC based Merchant Solutions Group has provided over 1,500 small business owners across the United States with a total of $200 million dollars in merchant cash advances. 

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Friday
Nov072014

Tony Fant: President/COO of GrandLife Hotels

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

As President and COO of Hartz' Grand Hospitality division, Tony L. Fant manages the Soho Grand Hotel and the Tribeca Grand Hotel in Manhattan, and the Sheraton Suites in Lincoln Harbor, Weehawken, NJ.

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Thursday
Nov062014

Charles Von Abercorn: Founder/CEO of GlossyBox

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the beauty industry?

I always wanted to start a company that would fulfill a purpose and make other people happy. The subject of “beauty” was a rather obvious choice for me as I’m a very visual person who has always been interested in beauty and the associated products.

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Thursday
Nov062014

Fiona Pool: CEO of Hunton Powerboats

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the maritime industry?

I was part of a small team that bought out the Hunton business in 2010. It was a first investment into the marine industry but I saw the beauty of the product and was excited at building a British luxury brand

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Wednesday
Nov052014

Monisha Perkash: CEO/Co-Founder of LUMO BodyTech

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the med-tech industry?

I am a life-long athlete and passionate about finding proactive ways to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Combining this with my natural inclination to solve meaningful problems as an entrepreneur, Lumo BodyTech is the company I’ve always wanted to launch.

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Tuesday
Nov042014

Hugh Forrest: SXSW Interactive Director

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the tech industry?

While SXSW Multimedia (the precursor to SXSW Interactive) didn’t launch until 1994, I first got involved with the company in 1989. I was hired because I had a computer and they didn’t. That computer (a MacPlus) was essentially my entry point into the tech/ events industry.

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Monday
Nov032014

Apu Gupta: CEO/Co-Founder of Curalate

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the tech industry?

I grew up in the Silicon Valley at a time when the personal computer was changing the world. My father was in the semiconductor industry while mother was in software and from a very young age I was around a lot of tech.

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Friday
Oct312014

Tristan Walker: Founder/CEO of Walker & Company

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Before Walker & Co., Tristan was an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to this experience, he was the Director of Business Development for the mobile search application, Foursquare.

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