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Stairway to CEO is a new podcast, hosted by Lee Greene, highlighting untold stories and inspiring content from innovative founders plus expert advice for starting and growing a business.

Stairway to CEO is a new podcast, hosted by Lee Greene, highlighting untold stories and inspiring content from innovative founders plus expert advice for starting and growing a business.
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Stairway to CEO is a new podcast, hosted by Lee Greene, highlighting untold stories and inspiring content from innovative founders plus expert advice for starting and growing a business.

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English


Episodes

Dreams and Popsicles with David Greenfeld, the Co-Founder & CEO of Dream Pops

9/9/2019
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In this episode, David Greenfeld and I chat about his entrepreneurial journey from being a hip hop artist, to working for Tesla, to living in Italy where he became inspired to build Dream Pops. Dream Pops is changing the game in the ice cream world by providing a delicious, modern, plant-based frozen dessert that looks really cool, tastes incredible, and is good for you! They’re packed with superfoods, and they're dairy, gluten, and soy free. We talk about the spiritual side of building a...

Duration:00:59:42

From Fashion to Beauty CEO with April Uchitel, the CEO of Violet Grey

4/22/2019
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Welcome to episode 8 of the Stairway to CEO podcast, I’m your host Lee Greene and in this episode, I sat down with April Uchitel, the recently appointed CEO of Violet Grey. Violet Grey is a luxury beauty brand and online retailer known for its expert curation of industry-approved beauty products. April shares with us her impressive career journey, from climbing the corporate fashion ladder at DVF where she helped build the brand from a $6M company to a $300M company to diving into the...

Duration:01:16:00

Marketing Magic with Erik Huberman, Founder and CEO of Hawke Media

1/22/2019
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Today, on the Stairway to CEO podcast, I’m hanging out with Erik Huberman, the Founder & CEO of Hawke Media. Hawke Media is a full-service marketing agency based here in Santa Monica, California. Since launching 4 years ago, Erik has been named one of Inc Magazine’s “Top 25 Marketing Influencers” and was on Forbes 30 under 30 list in 2016. In this episode, Erik shares with us his entrepreneurial journey from selling beanie babies at 8 years old to building Hawke Media into an award-winning...

Duration:00:55:04

Entrepreneurship as Art with Katie Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of Carbon38

12/19/2018
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Welcome to Episode 6 of the Stairway to CEO podcast, I’m your host Lee Greene and today I spoke with Katie Johnson, the Co-Founder & CEO of Carbon38. Carbon38 is a luxury activewear brand and online retailer featuring a curated selection of activewear designers. Katie shares her story about how she went from working as a professional broadway dancer to building Carbon38 into a hundred million dollar company that sells activewear from over 250 brands and employs nearly 100 people. She talks...

Duration:01:04:31

Grit, Moxie, and a Good Idea with Courtney Reum, Co-Founder of M13 and Veev Spirits

12/14/2018
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Welcome to the fifth episode of Stairway to CEO! In this episode, I interviewed Courtney Reum, the Co-Founder of M13, a consumer product-focused, brand development, and venture capital firm based in Los Angeles. Along with angel investing and building an impressive portfolio packed with top startups including Pinterest, Lyft, Ring, SpaceX, and Thrive Market, just to name a few, he also Co-Founded Veev Spirits with his brother Carter and is a best-selling author of the book “Shortcut Your...

Duration:00:46:05

Breaking Through Barriers with Brian Garrett, the Co-Founder of Crosscut Ventures

12/4/2018
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Welcome to the fourth episode of the Stairway to CEO podcast! In this episode, I interviewed Brian Garrett, the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Crosscut Ventures, a top VC fund in LA where he's been investing in startups for over 10 years. Brian shares his story—from a family tragedy that happened at age 13 to a recent healing experience that helped him break through the barriers that have been holding him back. In this episode, Brian talks about the importance of being vulnerable, the...

Duration:00:58:14

From High School Dropout to CEO with Sahil Jain, Co-Founder and CEO of AdStage

11/21/2018
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Welcome to the third episode of the Stairway to CEO podcast! In this episode, I interviewed Sahil Jain, the young and brilliant Co-Founder and CEO of AdStage. AdStage is an advertising technology company that allows businesses to better understand and consolidate all of the data from their online ad spend across multiple networks in one place. Sahil shares his journey from dropping out of high school to work for Yahoo! at age 17 to building his own company and the many invaluable lessons and...

Duration:01:06:45

Jumping Out of the Conventional with Ariel Kaye, the Founder and CEO of Parachute Home

10/4/2018
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Ariel Kaye has known from a young age that she wanted to learn, improve and move forward in all aspects of life. Today, she talks with us about her journey in starting Parachute Home, a popular direct consumer brand offering bed and bath linens as well as other home essentials for the modern home. We discuss the challenges and rewards of fundraising, how to build a collaborative environment and ways to tell a story in a big, bold and undeniable way. In This Episode You’ll Hear...

Duration:00:35:09

Following Your Gut with Daina Trout, the Co-Founder & CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha

9/14/2018
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Title: Following Your Gut with Daina Trout, the Co-Founder & CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha Description: Welcome to the first episode of Stairway to CEO! I am your host, Lee Greene. In this week’s episode, we are joined by Daina Trout, Co-Founder and CEO of Health-Ade Kombucha. Daina not only has one of the most successful kombucha drinks on the market, but she is a candid and powerful business owner that tells us all about her journey in building her company from the ground up. You will...

Duration:00:53:58