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Bringing you 30-minutes of Heavy-Hitters in the Business, Marketing, Influence, Music & Entertainment Industries with Till Paris & Kevin Puckett.

Bringing you 30-minutes of Heavy-Hitters in the Business, Marketing, Influence, Music & Entertainment Industries with Till Paris & Kevin Puckett.


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Bringing you 30-minutes of Heavy-Hitters in the Business, Marketing, Influence, Music & Entertainment Industries with Till Paris & Kevin Puckett.




(818) 308-4793


CMO of AKT Talks Massive Brand Franchise Expansion & Future of Fitness Industry.

Tori Johnston is an experienced Chief Marketing Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness, and fitness industry with brands like Pure Barre, SoulCycle, Xtend Barre, and AKT. Tori is a seasoned leader with a result-oriented, data-driven, innovative and passionate approach to marketing. With a passion for health and fitness, Tori has brought her marketing and branding expertise to the Xponential Fitness family and is currently overseeing all brand and marketing...


Starkist CMO talks Innovation, Influential Marketing & Why Working Hard Pays

Andy Mecs is the Vice President of Marketing & Innovation at StarKist, the number one brand of tuna in the United States. He has served in a variety of field sales, trade marketing and consumer marketing roles during his career. He is also a licensed attorney, who earned his JD/MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. With Mecs’ leadership, StarKist has placed an emphasis on convenient, healthy food products, leading to dozens of innovative new products and the “Tear. Eat. Go.” campaign for...


CMO of Quick Quack Car Wash on Transformation, Scale & Innovation

Travis Kimball is a Founding Partner and the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Quick Quack Car Wash. Mr. Kimball has helped grow the company from a single car wash to more than 110 locations in five states. Among other things, he is primarily responsible for branding, direct marketing, advertising, promotions, customer experience, social media, community relations, and public relations. Mr. Kimball has a MBA from Brigham Young University and previous marketing experience with start-up


IT CEO on the Vital Connection between Customer Connection/Service and Actual Support

Jon Schram is an IT support expert and the founder & CEO of The Purple Guys, a tech company that has grown since 2001 to become the Midwest’s premier provider of IT support services. The Purple Guys is a fast-growing, 7-digit business that has helped hundreds of companies grow by solving their IT problems and providing them with stress-free, bullet-proof tech support. Jon and his wife, Jill, have three children and have founded two businesses together.


CEO talks Profitless Progressive, Successful Chaos, and reprograming the headless entrepreneur.

Bryan Sarff founded True Wealth & Company to help entrepreneurs turn business success into personal wealth through a proprietary process called True Chief of Staff™. He hosts a weekly podcast titled Let’s Make Work Optional™. As a lifelong entrepreneur, Bryan intimately understands the delicate balancing act between a successful personal and business life. Bryan serves the community as a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and as an active board member for Band of Angels. He is a...


CMO & Data Guru on What Brands Must Know about Innovation & Trends

Leslie Greve was recently promoted to CMO at BGZ Brands, parent company of BodyGuardz, Lander and Moxyo brands. She joined the company in 2015, bringing with her experience in driving revenue and profitability through building partnerships, developing teams, negotiating contracts and building programs. Leslie now leads BGZ brands on creating a world class customer experience, using data to steer the acceleration. She is a self-admitted "data nerd" who loves reading industry news, studying...


Marketing Guru on Leveraging Data Innovations in a Post-COVID World

Richard Jones is the CMO at Cheetah Digital where he oversees a global team that is responsible for all aspects of the brand, demand generation, digital marketing, corporate communications, and sales development. With more than 20 years of marketing, sales and strategy experience, Jones was previously the CEO of Wayin, a global leader in zero-party data collection and activation. There, he helped many of the world’s leading brands such as Daily Mail Group, NHL, Bauer Media, Vodafone,...


CMO of Spring Venture Group Talks Data, User Journeys & Capturing the Senior Market

Grant Eckert is the Chief Marketing Officer for Spring Venture Group, a holding company representing leading insurance agencies focused on the senior health market. Together, with a team of high-performing, results-driven marketers he is responsible for the company’s brand strategy, as well as developing and executing innovative marketing programs to reach and attract the addressable market. Since joining Spring Venture Group earlier this year, he has already led a series of groundbreaking...


CMO of My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream Commands Success Through Human-Centric Marketing, Authenticity, & Being a Contrarian

Russell Barnett is currently the Managing Director and CMO | My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream. As a creative marketing executive with deep experience in category-creating food and beverage items. He specializes in providing vision, direction and leadership to entrepreneurial spirited brands. After a stint in the advertising business, Barnett was asked to open the US Operation and run marketing for an unknown alcohol beverage, mike’s hard lemonade. During his tenure he took the brand from inception to...


CMO of Piaggio Fast Forward Talks Next Gen Human Assistance Robots

Lisa Lewis is Chief Marketing Officer of PFF where she is responsible for facilitating growth, sales and a strategic marketing vision for the gita robot and all products produced by PFF.She brings with her more than 20 years of marketing experience and big plans for PFF’s first product, the gita robot. A California girl at heart, Lisa was born in Boston, raised in California but relocated back to Boston where she earned her BA in Business Management from Curry College while working...


Professor, Serial Tech Entrepreneur, & Startup Mentor on Innovation

Our next guest has been continuously active in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, human-centric design and digital marketing since earning his Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. He went on to earn his MBA degree with distinction at Yale. He began his career in Silicon Valley, and has spent his entire career in the world's leading innovation clusters of Silicon Valley / San Francisco, Boston / Cambridge, Austin, TX and Tel Aviv, Israel. He's a successful serial tech...


CMO of Lionbridge talks Customer Journey & 2020 Marketing

As Chief Marketing Officer at Lionbridge, Jaime Punishill is responsible for leading global product development and marketing efforts including strategy, brand, content, demand generation, digital, and product marketing. Jaime is a recognized leader in brand strategy, innovation, and digital experiences, having most recently served as the Head of Brand Strategy & Digital Marketing at TIAA, a top financial services company, where he led the relaunch of its brand. In his prior role as Global...


Lifestyle Entrepreneur on how to Hustle, Win & be Happy.

Cary Jack is a lifestyle entrepreneur, author, podcast host, professional actor/model, biohacker, eco-warrior, martial artist and humanitarian striving to make a positive impact on this planet. He split time growing up on the beaches of Sarasota, Florida and in the mountains of Red Lodge, Montana where he first learned the art of a balanced lifestyle. As a professional model/actor, Cary Jack was represented by top talent agencies like Wilhelmina and Next Models. He has represented many...


Vertostore CMO Talks Gen Z Trends, Culture and Influencers

Janice Ozguc is a proven technology executive and entrepreneur, driving business development, marketing and sales efforts from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. She started her career in the arts, working at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her strong interest in art conservation led her into the science and technology fields. She ultimately transitioned from the arts to engineering obtaining a Masters in Electrical Engineering. After a successful career at major corporations including...


VP shareholder at HUB International. KC Titan, Leader & Connector

After seven years in the industry Scott became partner at Truss, one of Kansas City’s largest privately held insurance brokerages in the metro. In August of 2019 Truss sold to HUB International making Scott one of the youngest shareholders in North America for the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the world. The Kansas City Business Journal wrote an article calling Scott one of the top connectors in the city along with naming him to the class of 2020 Next Generation Leaders for...


Agriculture Visionary Drives Change Through Inventive AI Company

Aidan Connolly is CEO of Cainthus, an Irish artificial intelligence company, using computer vision to monitor animals. Cainthus’ combines unparalleled expertise and cutting-edge innovation, to passively monitor cows, other livestock, and farm management practices 24/7, alerting the farmer when it matters most. Aidan is also president of AgriTech Capital, a new company in the field of advisory investment and development of ventures in agriculture, focused on both start-ups and existing...


Famous DJ turns CMO & Breaks the Cannabis Industry (CMO of Electraleaf)

Born and raised in Montreal, Catherine established herself in NY as a choreographer, eventually leaping towards audio engineering and relocating to LA. From Switzerland to Shanghai to Qatar, she went on to headline around the world under the moniker, DJ SynCity. Her client list has garnered a palpable range of household names such as Calvin Klein, Chaka Khan, EA Sports, Tiger Woods, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, People Magazine, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Kevin Hart, BMW, Michael Jordan, Vogue Magazine,...


How To Build Multiple Recurring Revenue Streams With Your Music

Jesse says: If you asked me 12 years ago if I thought I could make it as a professional music producer, I would have told you HELL NO. Because…there is nothing special about me. I work from my home studio in Southern California with an iMac, keyboard and a pair of speakers. I can play drums and guitar but I’m no virtuoso rockstar. I can’t read music and I couldn’t tell you what notes are in a F# major scale As of today I have over 1,100 tracks (4,000+ including “alt-mixes”) being...


President of FlowRider (Ultimate Surf Machines) on Culture, Gen Z & Influence

Marshall was born in Coronado, CA, Marsh grew up playing every sport, but when he pulled into his first barrel, everything else went out the window. A SDSU alum, Marsh has worked in the sports industry most of his life. Many of his days have been and continue to be Surf AM/Golf PM kind of days. He is a proud father, grandfather, husband, and loves all sports and photography. Lives by the mantra of “work hard, play hard.” Has one hero – “Dad – honest, honorable, ethical, and moral.”


Becoming the ultimate storyteller with FOX Sports Broadcaster

A native of suburban Philadelphia and Chicago, Joel Goldberg has been a member of the Kansas City Royals television broadcast since 2008, serving as the host of every pregame and postgame show on FOX Sports Kansas City. The University of Wisconsin graduate won a 2001 Mid-America Emmy for sports reporting and has covered multiple championship teams in Major League Baseball and the National Football League. Joel built a 25-year career developing and maintaining strong relationships with...