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Renee Freedman
Renee Freedman

Tucson, AZ | Change Advocate, Thought Partner, Collaboratorium Innovator

Renee is the president of Renee Freedman & Co Inc. She coaches rebel-thinking leaders in mid to large organizations to solve large scale issues by changing the game. As a co-founder and co-director of SupporTED she developed the coaching and mentoring program for TED Fellows working on transformative change with global impact. TED is a global organization devoted to discovering 'ideas worth sharing'. The selected TED Fellows, for whom she provides coaching, mentoring, and learning, are designated as the next generation of world changers. She is also the innovator behind the ... Read more

Jason Kitayama
Jason Kitayama

Medford, MA | Providing insights into the customer experience to create a better product development process.

Jason is a strategist, marketer and researcher with over 10 years of proven success in consulting services. His deep experience in marketing strategy, portfolio planning and customer needs assessments spans from traditional organizations to start-ups, including a breadth of medical device work in cardiology, endoscopy, uro-gynocology and oncology, as well as work in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, biotechs and medical technology. His background in market analytics drives his rigorous, yet practical approach to problem solving. This data-oriented approach to decision-making provides a... Read more

Michael Oudshoorn
Michael Oudshoorn

Maryville, MO | Associate Professor at Northwest Missouri State University

Over 10 years of senior university experience as a Department Head, Associate Dean, and Dean with operating budgets of up to $10 million and responsibility for 95 faculty members and over 100 adjunct faculty. Experience in supervision of faculty, administrative and professional staff. A track record in international student recruitment, curriculum improvement and development, process improvement, fiscal management, change management, mentoring of faculty and guidance of students. LEADERSHIP Energetic leader who promotes and achieves academic and professional excellence in all areas.... Read more

Lindsley Medlin
Lindsley Medlin

Bridgewater, NJ | Certified Blockchain Professional™ | Educator | Consultant | Fractional COO | "The Cleaner" | Speaker | Author

"Turning Business Owners Into CEO's" ™ Fractional COO Services CEO | COO | VP of Operations Servant leader with entrepreneurial, start-up, high-growth and international experience improving cash flow by reducing cycle times through combining and leveraging resources to create value. • Helped grow a business from $20M to $1.5B in nine years • Built a start-up to a $38M business in one year • Started companies in five countries and mentored staff with diverse backgrounds and skills • Designed, built and managed call centers and automated distribution facilities in North... Read more

David Kemper
David Kemper

Asheville, NC | Strategy Consultant for Product Companies

I facilitate significant and sustainable top-line revenue growth for companies. My practice focuses almost exclusively on developing and deploying collaborative trust networks to achieve this end. In this process I am expert at collaborating with other counsel to create these successful and innovative consortia (thus, I walk the talk). I create and facilitate internal and external teams to assess the internal core competencies of companies, discern market opportunities for these competencies and then create the ecosystem for innovation by which collaborators can achieve results as a... Read more

Mike Wittenstein
Mike Wittenstein

Marietta, GA | Strategic Storyteller | Increasing Brand Visibility through Vivid Stories and Positive Customer Experience

Mike has been helping companies solve problems for over 20 years starting with the customers' experience. His work in customer experience and customer experience design has taken him to more than 25 countries and impacted over 400 companies. Working with companies like IBM, founding his own company and consulting with organizations of all sizes around the world, he has nearly perfected the art of great customer experience design. Where most companies take a "balance sheet" approach to problem resolution, it is the human element that ultimately moves the needle. And move the needle he... Read more

Bruce Kasanoff
Bruce Kasanoff

Westport, CT | Opportunity shaper

Bruce is an Opportunity Shaper. He helps companies attract customers through inbound marketing, digital content strategies, and content development. He is one of a select group of leading experts in LinkedIn's Influencers program, where he has over 80,000 followers. His posts on Slideshare often achieve #1 status. Bruce Kasanoff and Michael Hinshaw are co-authors of Smart Customers, Stupid Companies. They argue that all companies must act like startups, because disruptive innovation is radically changing customer expectations. His 2001 book is Making It Personal; in it, he... Read more