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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

Tuesday
Oct212014

Miles Spencer: Founder of Mojiva and TrustCloud

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

For over twenty years, Miles has distinguished himself as a creator of ideas, a builder of businesses, and a leader of organizations. His angel group, Vaux les Ventures, has interests in over a dozen companies where he helped form the original team, provided the original capital, or both.

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Monday
Oct202014

Will Carter: Co-Founder of Ah Hoc Labs/Burner App

My NativeAdVice:
Bio:
Will is the Co-Founder of Ad Hoc Labs, maker of Burner, mobile app and service that allows you to create and manage phone numbers for everyday life.  

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Thursday
Oct162014

Rob Tarkoff: CEO of Lithium

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Rob is responsible for the strategic direction and corporate vision at Lithium. He assumed the role of President & CEO in September, 2011.

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Wednesday
Oct152014

David Lekach: CEO of Dream Water

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Bio:

David Lekach is the Chief Executive Officer of Dream Products LLC. As the architect of the company’s growth strategy, David is responsible for managing all aspects of the business, including, sales, marketing, manufacturing and finance.

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Tuesday
Oct142014

Bret Matteson: President of Columbia Hospitality

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Bio:

An established hotelier and restaurateur, Bret Matteson's expertise draws from over 20 years of extensive hospitality experience. Early in his career, Bret worked and participated in opening luxury hotels in North America, Hawaii and Australia for both Ritz Carlton and Four Seasons hotel companies.

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Tuesday
Oct142014

David Dufresne: CEO of Bandzoogle

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the tech industry?

I started my career as a venture capital analyst and associate, at the same time I was doing some DJing and being that annoying music geek friend that keeps bugging you about new bands. So my early years were spent investing in software, Web, and mobile startups

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Friday
Oct102014

Jonas Tåhlin: CEO of Absolut Elyx 

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Bio:

Jonas Tåhlin is CEO of Absolut Elyx and has been the Vice President Global Marketing at The Absolut Company since August 2011. As CEO of Absolut Elyx, Jonas is now based in New York as of Summer 2014 and in charge of the Global Brand Management and Innovation for ABSOLUT VODKA

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Thursday
Oct092014

Neil Gillis: President of Round Hill Music

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Bio:

Neil is the former Managing Director of Alfred Music Publishing. Neil was previously President of S1 Songs America and also its predecessor Dimensional Music Publishing. Previously, he was East Coast GM for Concord Music Group after spending 16 years with Warner/Chappell Music,

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Thursday
Oct092014

Zack Moscot: Chief Eyewear Designer at MOSCOT

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the fashion industry?

As a fifth generation MOSCOT, I always wanted to be a part of the family business. I loved product design and creating things that people could use but also find an emotional connection with. Fashion, through many channels, contains attributes of function and emotion.

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Wednesday
Oct082014

Beck Bolender: Executive Chef at One Twenty One Restaurant

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Bio:

Beck Bolender, executive chef at One Twenty One Restaurant, has returned home to North Salem, N.Y. after honing his skills for over five years at Jean-Georges in New York City and garnering high accolades as becoming the youngest sous chef in Jean-Georges history.

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Shawn Kolodny: Managing Partner of Tri Hospitality Group

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Bio:

Shawn Kolodny is a serial entrepreneur, who has spent over 20 years in the hospitality industry. Shawn was the founder and operating partner of the Pink Elephant nightlife brand, which had locations in New York City, The Hamptons, Brazil (Sao Paulo and Porto Alegre) and Mexico (Playa del Carmen)

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Tuesday
Oct072014

Jay Zimmeran & Derrek Vernon: Owners of Sekend Sun

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Bio:

Jay Zimmerman began his hospitality career at the University of Delaware in the Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management school. He was recruited by Ian Schrager to manage bars within his hotel group, starting at NYC’s Hudson Hotel and then Miami’s SkyBar in the Shore Club hotel

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Monday
Oct062014

Richard Jalichandra: CEO of iSocket

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Richard is an experienced technology executive, with the rare distinction of having worked in operating roles on all four legs of the digital media stool: as a client; running several ad agencies; at several large publishers; and leading three ad tech firms. 

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Monday
Oct062014

Ricky Hendry: Founder/Creative Director of ISAORA

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the fashion industry?

IT WASN'T REALLY PRE-PLANNED. I KNEW I'D DO SOMETHING CREATIVE. I WENT TO ART SCHOOL, TOYED WITH THE IDEA OF PHOTOGRAPHY, AND/OR ARCHITECTURE FOR A WHILE THEN STUMBLED INTO FASHION

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Saturday
Oct042014

Tech Titan: Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Jimmy Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for founding Wikipedia.org, as well as other wiki-related organizations, including the charitable organization Wikimedia Foundation, and the for-profit company Wikia, Inc. 

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Friday
Oct032014

Alexandre Winter: CEO/Founder of Placemeter

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Bio:

Before starting Placemeter, Alex was the Co-Founder and CEO of LTU Technologies. He has a PhD in Image Recognition from Telecom Paris, holds 7 patents in the field, and has over 20 years of computer vision expertise in applications ranging from satellite reconnaissance to augmented reality.

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Thursday
Oct022014

Ed Pechar: Chairman of McCormick Distilling Company 

My NativeAdVIce:

How did you get into the Beverage Industry?

Quite frankly, it was by accident.  I needed a job while I was in law school, so I worked for one of the major liquor companies at the time, Schenley Distillers.  I started in the purchasing department buying bottles and caps

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Wednesday
Oct012014

Tech Titan: Matteo Achilli, Founder & CEO of Egomnia

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Bio:

Matteo Achilli is Founder & CEO of Egomnia, the next world's largest young talent community. He was dubbed the "Italian Zuckerberg".

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Tuesday
Sep302014

Amy Thomson: President of ATM Artists & Management

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Bio:

Amy Thomson is the president of ATM, a global music management Swedish House Mafia, Axwell & Ingrosso and Alesso. ATM merged with AMSGE in Feb 2014 and is now working with Irving Azoff, Ron Burkle and Jim Dolan building an ever increasing roster.

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Tuesday
Sep302014

Dr. James W. Wagner: President of Emory University

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Bio:

James W. Wagner, PhD, an award-winning teacher and scientist, became the 19th president of Emory University on September 1, 2003. Born and reared in Silver Spring, Maryland, Dr. Wagner earned his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering in 1975 from the University of Delaware

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