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The "Thought Leader Series"


By B. Pasapane on Sep/29/2016

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We are proud to share our latest episode of the "Thought Leader Series" featuring the co-founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin.
 
Slava Rubin is the co-founder of Indiegogo, where he served for eight years as the organization's CEO. In 2016, Rubin announced that he was stepping down as CEO to transition to Chief Business Officer. Today, Indiegogo has helped to raise nearly One Billion Dollars, with over 11 Million contributors helping to fund more than 650K projects. Click below to watch.
 
 

 
Episode nine of our "Thought Leader Series" features attorney, author, and television personality, Marcia Clark. Ms. Clark is a bestselling author and a criminal lawyer who began her career in law as a criminal defense attorney and went on to become a prosecutor in the L.A. District Attorney's Office in 1981. She spent ten years in the Special Trials Unit, where she handled a number of high profile cases, including the O.J. Simpson murder trial. Click below to watch.
 
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Episode eight of our "Thought Leader Series" features Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management and Faculty Director, Tuck Center for Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he teaches courses on Leadership and Strategy.
 
 "Dr. Syd" has published 17 books and 75 articles, with several best-sellers, including the U.S. and Japan #1 Best-Seller, Why Smart Executives Fail: And What You Can Learn from Their Mistakes. His latest book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent, is one of 2016's Top Business Books according to "Inc.," "Forbes" and the "Washington Post." Click below to watch.
 
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Episode seven of our "Thought Leader Series" features Dr. Robert Gates, who served as the United States Secretary of Defense under both Presidents Bush and Obama. He also served as the Director of the CIA. Dr. Gates joins us to discuss the lessons in leadership he learned throughout his career. Click below to watch.

 
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Episode six of our "Thought Leader Series" features Arne Duncan, former United States Secretary of Education under President Obama. Duncan sat down with NBA veteran, sports analyst, and leadership ambassador for the National Society of Leadership and Success, Stephen Bardo to discuss his journey, and the lessons that he learned along the way while in office. Click below to watch.
 
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Episode five of our "Thought Leader Series" features Jeff Selingo, an author and Higher Education expert. Jeff sat down with Charles Knippen, the President of The National Society of Leadership and Success​, to discuss topics such as choosing the right college, the best ways to maximize your time in college, and the gap year.

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Episode four of our "Thought Leader Series" features Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability for Jet Blue Airways. On Friday, April 22nd, 2016 (Earth Day), Sophia sat down with Charles Knippen, the President of The National Society of Leadership and Success​, to talk about the importance of green initiatives, her worldwide journey to protect the environment, and to share some helpful networking advice for students. 
 
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Episode three of our "Thought Leader Series" features LA Reid, Chairman/CEO of Epic Records. Over the course of his illustrious career, Mr. Reid has worked with superstars such as Pink, Usher, Outkast, Avril Lavigne, TLC, Rihanna and Future.
 
In this episode, he discusses, among other topics, discovering and cultivating your passion, his journey from artist to executive and the importance of surrounding yourself with a great team.
 

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Episode two of our "Thought Leader Series" features Mayor Svante Myrick of Ithaca, New York. At 24, Mr. Myrick became the youngest mayor ever elected in New York State history.
 
In this episode, Mr. Myrick discusses, among other topics, overcoming homelessness and his father's drug addiction to achieve a nearly perfect SAT score, his admission to Cornell University and his career in politics. It's a truly inspirational journey that we're honored to share with you.
 

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The premiere episode of our "Thought Leader Series" features Dr. Deepak Chopra.
 
The interview was filmed at Dr. Chopra’s apartment in New York City, and focused on his thoughts regarding leadership and living a life of success, mindfulness and well-being. 
 

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