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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

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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Thursday
Oct302014

Bertha Gonz├ílez Nieves: CEO of Casa Dragones Tequila

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the beverage industry?

In my early 20s, I was selected by the Japanese government as a young Mexican ambassador to Japan. As a part of my training, I had to learn about the history, finance, economy, and culture of Mexico and was invited to visit the top tequila distilleries

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Wednesday
Oct292014

Tamie Adaya: Owner/Creative Director of Hotel Shangri-La

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Tamie Adaya runs the urbane Hotel Shangri-La, owns and operates the Santa Monica based artist collective, Crown Jewels, while simultaneously updating her personal blog and writing for the Huffington Post. 

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Wednesday
Oct292014

Dr. Anne Chapas: Founder/Medical Director of Union Square Laser Dermatology

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Dr. Anne Chapas, M.D. is a Manhattan based dermatologist, dermatologic surgeon and the Founder and Medical Director of Union Square Laser Dermatology, a state-of-the-art center for medical and cosmetic skin treatments.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

Niels Meersschaert: CTO of Qualia 

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

As Chief Technology Officer, Niels Meersschaert leads all aspects of Qualia’s technology strategy, research and product development as well as external technology partnerships.

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Tuesday
Oct282014

Peter Bondarevskyi: Co-Founder of VOX Media Player

My NativeAdVice:

How did you get into the music industry?

We kind of accidentally got into the music industry. Ivan Ablamskyi (VOX cofounder) & I were in the software business for 6 years. We had launched many consumer projects, however we were always passionate audiophiles.

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Monday
Oct272014

Michael Preysman: Founder & CEO, Everlane

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Michael Preysman, 29, is the founder and CEO of Everlane, an online-only clothing and accessories brand based in San Francisco, California. At the age of 25, Preysman left his job in venture capital and founded Everlane in 2011--

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Monday
Oct272014

Jeff Church: Co-Founder/CEO of Suja Juice

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Jeff Church, Co-Founder and CEO of Suja Juice, has enjoyed a career of numerous successful entrepreneurial ventures, ranging from a multi-million dollar private equity firm to a socially conscious bottled water company.

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Monday
Oct272014

Lynn Perkins: Co-Founder of UrbanSitter

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

As a startup veteran, Lynn has more than 15 years of experience building and growing consumer Internet businesses. Prior to founding UrbanSitter, Lynn served as founder and CEO of Xuny.com and VP of Business Development at Bridgepath.com.

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Friday
Oct242014

Alexandra Chong: Founder of LuLu

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Alexandra is Founder & CEO of Lulu, a private network for women. Alexandra created Lulu to bring private conversations among women online and to unleash the huge value of girl talk. 

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Thursday
Oct232014

Phil Harrison: President/CEO of Perkins+WIll

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

As President and Chief Executive Officer, Phil is responsible for Perkins+Will’s strategic focus and business performance. He is directly involved with quality initiatives including design excellence, sustainability, research and technical delivery;

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Thursday
Oct232014

Jonathan Reckford: CEO of Habitat for Humanity

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My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Jonathan T.M. Reckford brings to his role as chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity International a passion for serving those in need and the business skills required to lead an effective international nonprofit organization. 

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Annie Evans: Co-Founder of Beautified

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Annie is the architect behind the company’s enterprise strategy and business development. As a marketing and event guru, Annie has previously worked with leading media brands such as Esquire and O, The Oprah Magazine.

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Wednesday
Oct222014

Amy Jo Martin: CEO/Founder of Digital Royalty

My NativeAdVice:

Bio:

Amy Jo founded Digital Royalty nearly five years ago to help companies, celebrities, professional sports leagues, teams and athletes build, measure and monetize their digital universe.

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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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