cj johnson

Inside the Mind Of… CJ Johnson

CJ Johnson is the CEO and co-founder, with Ambar Januel, of LA-based Januel+Johnson (J+J). He helps brands get “kick-ass with awareness.” After successful ventures in consulting and marketing/publicity for several on-demand mobile apps and startups, he went on to pursue his entrepreneurial passion by creating J+J. He has overseen creative campaigns and consultations for more than […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Verve Industrial Protection, the global leader in industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity, announced the appointment of Jim Crowley as Vice President Sales and Marketing.  He will be responsible for revenue generation and new customer acquisition globally. *** OneSpot, the Content Sequencing® platform that powers cross-channel personalization […]

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Inside the Mind Of… Russ Cohn

Russ Cohn is Quigley-Simpson’s new Vice President, Creative Marketing and Innovation. This new role was created at a point where brand response, performance media, and media innovation are converging and gaining massive traction with clients. LA-headquartered, bi-coastal Quigley-Simpson has, during the past 15 years, amassed an impressive roster of clients, including Chase, Yelp, Sutter Health, HelloFresh, Ritz-Carlton […]

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Embracing Failure, Change, and the War at Work at IncentiveWorks

You can, and must, allow yourself to fail – and fail often, in order to succeed. That’s the advice of Cameron Algie, of Play With Fire Improv, who also told participants at the recent IncentiveWorks conference that “being OK with failure means you’ll have the confidence to move forward with your next challenge.” His workshop, […]

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Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** Zentera Systems, Inc., a leader in enclave-based security and connectivity for the multicloud, announced the appointment of Mike Ichiriu as VP of Technology and Products. Ichiriu will lead Zentera’s expansion of the company’s products and services by building upon its award-winning CoIP® technology and current offerings. *** […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s appointment roundup in B2B! *** ON Services, a GES company and leading full-service audio visual provider supporting live event productions, announced the appointment of Brian Hefner to Executive Vice President of ON Services. *** Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), a business unit of Cubic Corporation, announced the appointment of Danny Beh as business development director of the Asia-Pacificregion. *** MarketsandMarkets announced the appointment […]

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Closing the Gender Gap Requires Commitment of Both Genders

I was recently at a diversity roundtable hosted by Ryerson University’s Faculty of Science where they shared the interesting work of the Australian Human Rights Commission initiative, Male Champions of Change. The coalition of male business leaders works to leverage their influence to increase the number of female business leaders in Australia. This innovative idea struck […]

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Results at the Top: Using Gender Intelligence to Create Breakthrough Growth

How to Create Sustainable Change U.S. companies alone spend $8 billion a year on diversity initiatives with lackluster results. Why lackluster? If the ultimate intent is to increase the percentage of women in leadership, then the numbers, moving at glacial speed, tend to speak for themselves. The Gender Intelligence Group recently conducted a detailed study […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** R2i, a leading independent digital agency, announced the appointment of Jennifer Quinlan as the Chief Executive Officer. *** RiskSense Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, announced the appointment of Danny Quist as the company’s first CTO. *** Pluralsight, the enterprise technology learning platform, […]

appointment roundup

Appointment Roundup: People on the Move

This week’s notable hires and appointments in the B2B world! *** phData, the global leader in Big Data consulting and managed services, announced the appointment of Ryan Bosshart as its new Vice President of Services, a new position within phData. *** Rubique, the one-stop online marketplace providing technology-enabled end-to-end solutions to financing needs of individuals & SMEs, […]

michael hyatt

Inside the Mind Of… Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt co-built two incredibly successful tech firms, sold them, and became a self-made millionaire in the process. Up until recently, Hyatt was founder and Executive Chairman of BlueCat, one of the largest private software companies in Canada, until its sale for $400 million to US private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC. About a thousand large corporate […]