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Entrepreneurship Rising: Scott Allan

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: Entrepreneurship Rising Series brought to you by the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program in the Pacific Northwest, we're talking with Scott Allan of Bend, Oregon’s Hydro Flask, an outdoor and specialty products company. This past March, Texas based Helen of Troy announced the acquisition of Hydro Flask, where Scott served as CEO. Continuing to help lead the company as General Manager, Scott will share his experience with the acquisition as well as...


Entrepreneurship Rising: Mark Britton

The Jenni Hogan Podcast Series: “Entrepreneurship Rising” brought to you by the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year ® program in the Pacific Northwest. Today’s guest is Mark Britton. Mark is the founder and CEO of Avvo, the leading online legal services marketplace connecting consumers and lawyers. Founded in 2006 the company now has over 350 employees and more than 132 million in funding. Prior to founding Avvo, Mark was the executive vice president of Worldwide Corporate Affairs of...


Entrepreneurship Rising: Julie Sandler

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: Entrepreneurship Rising Series brought to you by the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program in the Pacific Northwest, we're talking with Julie Sandler, the Principal at Madrona Venture Group, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage companies. Julie leads new investments in technology startups and shares the story of her journey and how she got to where she is, along with thoughts on how to make the most of a 30-minute meeting with a venture...


Chase Jarvis: CEO of CreativeLive, Changing Education Worldwide

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: #DrivingInnovation series brought to you by Chevy Volt, we're talking with Chase Jarvis the Co-Founder and CEO of CreativeLive a company he launched in 2010 to share free creative education with aspiring artists and entrepreneurs worldwide. CreativeLive has deployed more than a billion minutes of free education around the world, and every month they serve people in every country around the globe with educational content. In addition to his work...


Jane Park: CEO of Julep, The Fastest Growing Beauty Brand

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: #DrivingInnovation series brought to you by Chevy Volt, we're talking with Jane Park the Founder and CEO of Julep. Julep is one of the fastest-growing beauty brands in the country thanks to it’s unique blend of e-commerce, bricks-and-mortar retail and engaging use of social media. Jane started julep out of a love for her girlfriends and the power of connection, which is why Julep collaborates so creatively with its consumers all throughout the product...


Shad Balch: Environment & Energy Policy at General Motors

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: #DrivingInnovation series brought to you by Chevy Volt, we're talking with Shad Balch, Manager for Future Product Policy and Communications at General Motors. Shad is charged with engaging various stakeholder groups to advance GM’s environmental initiatives and advanced technology vehicle programs. He oversees regional activities for the Chevrolet Volt and Chevy Fuel Cell vehicles and works closely with federal, state and local officials to get cities...


Nadia Shouraboura: CEO of Hointer, The Future Of Fashion

This week on the Jenni Hogan Podcast: #DrivingInnovation series brought to you by Chevy Volt, we're talking with Dr Nadia Shouraboura the CEO of Hointer a company that is reinventing the shopping experience, making it easy and fun. At Hointer, men and women have a new way of discovering, trying-on and buying great clothing through innovative technology. Nadia believes we can all change the world with our ideas. Hear how she's making her mark. About the #DrivingInnovation Series: During...


Siena Hogan: Testing Audacity to record a podcast with my 3 year

Testing audacity as the way to record a podcast. Switching from GarageBand to Audacity.


Leigh Steinberg: Super Sports Agent

If you want to be inspired, hear from the best and step up to the next level in business and life then this episode is for you. Jenni Hogan interviews her mentor and good friend, Leigh Steinberg the leading sports agent in the world. He has represented 60 of the first round draft picks in the NFL including eight that were the very first pick. Steinberg has represented seven players in Hall of Fame including Steve Young, Troy Aikman, Warren Moon, Howie Long, Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas and...


Bubba Sparxxx, Country Hip Hop Artist

Bubba Sparxxx is a country hip hop artist who has made millions as CEO of his own brand. He owns his own entertainment company and has traveled to Kuwait and Iraq to perform for U.S. troops along with Blink-182, Wayne Newton, and Kid Rock. The next big thing we talk about is writing your own story not the path people expect you to take.


Dave McLauchlan, CEO

Dave McLauchlan is CEO of a provider of 'backend as a service' and rich analytics technology to developers and publishers of software for connected devices worldwide. The next big thing we discuss is knowing what your customer wants before they tell you through utilizing technology.


Robbie Cape, CEO of Cozi

Robbie Cape is the CEO of Cozi, a free app and website that helps families get organized. They have millions of users nationwide and are headquartered out of Seattle, Washington. Robbie founded Cozi 8 years ago and has been CEO ever since. He shares lessons he's learned along the way including when it is the right time to listen to your core clients needs and when it's time to innovate and create a new vision.


Erika Lynn, Authentic Path

Erika Lynn is the Owner of Authentic Path - a healing practice in Seattle Washington. As a Life Coach, energy practicioner, Erika helps some of the countries top CEO's, management and business leaders to remove the beliefs and limitations that hold them back from breaking out to their full potential.


Daniel James Brown, best-selling author

This week, Jenni talks with Daniel James Brown, author of The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Brown talks about how flexibility will move you forward in your career.


Micah Johnson - Media Stars

Micah Johnson is President of Media Stars, an agency that represents some of the top TV talent and producers in the nation. Jenni and Micah discuss how one post can change your life in Social media.


Dan Shapiro, Robot Turtles

This week Jenni interviews Dan Shapiro, a serial entrepreneur and creator of, a board game for kids that teaches them the fundamentals of computer programming.


Jeremy Jaech, CEO and co-founder of SNUPI Technologies

This week, Jenny talks to Jeremy Jaech, the CEO and co-founder of SNUPI Technologies, a new company that takes advantage of the wiring already in homes to create a wireless sensor network. The technology itself, also called SNUPI (Sensor Network Utilizing Powerline Infrastructure), was developed at the University of Washington and Georgia Institute of Technology by Professors Shwetak Patel, Matt Reynolds and others.


Kellee Khalil,

Kellee Khalil, Founder and CEO of, the first bridal search engine.


Victoria Oldridge, MoxTree

Victoria Oldridge, CEO of MoxTree, talks about how she took a chance, as a new mom, on an idea she had to better connect moms in her community.


InsideSocial Co-Founders Brewster Stanislaw and Joey Kotkins

This week Jenni talks to InsideSocial Co-Founders Brewster Stanislaw and Joey Kotkins. The duo have been chosen as one of the elite class of 2013 for TechStars, a premier accelerator for early stage technology companies. Their aim is to help brands measure and increase their social effectiveness by focusing on the metrics that really matter, such as conversions and revenue, instead of likes and follows.