As an SFFIlm Executive Director, Noah Cowan aims to broaden the conversation on how diverse voices can be heard through independent films. He acknowledges that audience has now become much more sophisticated so by understanding the medium of how you tell your story, you'll be able to have a far greater impact to people. He […]
From Apollo 13 to Avatar, Hugo, The Jungle Book, and the iconic Titanic, Rob Legato has worked on some of the biggest and most memorable movies of all time either as visual effects supervisor, second unit director, and second unit director of photography. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including the coveted Academy Awards […]
A new species of bird was discovered in Hawaii in 1978, only to get extinct ten years ago. Year after year, the list of endangered animal species is getting longer, and that is why Director of Conservation Genetics at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research Oliver Ryder is working hard on the endangered […]
Almost everybody is a gamer under a certain age in some respect. Elements of gaming are now part of our everyday life and it is now a pervasive as part of our culture. Mike Sepso, Co-Founder of Major League Gaming and Senior Vice President at Activision Blizzard, says our concept of what gaming is has […]
Helen Maroulis is the 2016 Olympic Champion in Women's Wrestling. Not only that, she’s the first woman in US history to win a gold medal. Helen has been wrestling for nineteen years and says it’s such a cool experience and everyone has been supportive. She adds when we love what we do, we will put […]
They say our blood is the red river of life. Many of us may not know it but our blood vessel is a 60,000-mile system of channels that deliver oxygen and nutrients to every cell in our body. It’s connected to our immune system, our healthy gut bacteria, how our DNA behaves, and even our […]
Being Deputy Editor of Newsweek, Ross Schneiderman constantly feels the pressure and responsibility of putting out real news. Other than working in Newsweek, Ross also worked as a journalist in Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and ESPN Magazine. He’s had a longstanding career in journalism and has covered everything from doping in baseball […]
Seanne Winslow is a master of bringing people together around a common goal, so it should be no surprise that not only did she produce The International Block Buster, The Lego Movie, but she created one of the most extraordinary communities of AAA creatives Hollywood has ever seen.
Roy Wood Jr. is a nationally recognized comedian and correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. But his entire career was created for a single outrageous gamble, hear the wild stories and incredible journey of this master of laughs.
Welcome to Influencers! Eric Schurenberg has made a career of telling the stories of the greatest Entrepreneurs and companies in the world. What he has learned could change the direction of your business.
Dr. Nicole Prause has made a career of doing high quality peer reviewed research on human sexuality and its impact on our lives. Join us as she shares the incredible inaccuracies, half-truths, and blatant lies that have perpetuated through the ages. I guarantee you will be surprised.
Welcome to Influencers! Serial entrepreneur Dennis Crowley built some of the most social technology ever made for phones. His design approach and creative processes has earned him the title of Mayor countless times. Discover the most important lessons he learned and how he struggled with difficult decisions along the way.
Welcome to Influencers! For a decade, Ace of Base ruled the billboards, not only racking up top 10 global hits but setting the Guinness World Record for most popular first album ever released. But like most success stories their rise to fame was filled with challenges and setbacks.
Welcome to Influencers! Alex Mullen, 2-time World Memory Champion, was a mild-mannered student but after picking up a book on memory tricks he challenged himself to become superhuman and develop the greatest memory of any living person. Surprisingly, this is a learned skill that anyone can master. On this episode of Influencers, discover how you […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Jon. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Jon is. He grew up in Silicon Valley, Los Altos, California. He is Chinese, not Korean. And as a hint, he has travelled with the Biebs, been sandwiched between Michael […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Q. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Q is. He grew up in Canada. The song that represents his life is Step Into A World by KRS-One. And as a hint, his name can be very challenging […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Indrani. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Indrani is. She grew up in Calcutta, India, then moved to Toronto and finally to New York. She photographed and filmed with all kinds of celebrities. And as a hint, […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Linda. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Linda is. She grew up in Northern New Jersey. She would love Sigourney Weaver to play her in a movie. And as a hint, think about a 125-year-old startup. Then, the […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Larsen. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Larsen is. He grew up in a little surfer town in Northern California. He is a SEAL and then went on to graduate from the Kennedy School at Harvard. And as a hint, […]
Welcome to Influencers! Today, we have with us Jesse. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Jesse is. He is in the music industry and is part of a band that may or may not have sold more records than Pearl Jam. And as a hint, […]