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Robert Glazer

Episode 56: How to do Affiliate Marketing Well, with Robert Glazer

Robert (Bob) Glazer is the founder and Managing Director of Acceleration Partners, and the founder and Chairman of BrandCycle. He is a serial entrepreneur with an exceptional track record and passion for growing revenue and profits for B2C-based companies. In demand by top brands and investment firms, he has extensive experience in the consumer, e-commerce, retail, online marketing, and ad-tech industries partnering with brands such as Adidas, ModCloth, Reebok, Target, Tiny Prints, Gymboree, and Warby Parker.

Bob is a regular contributor to numerous outlets, writing about performance marketing, strategy, and culture. He is the recipient of the Boston Business Journal 40 under 40 award, the SmartCEO Boston Future 50 award, and a finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year in New England, among other accolades. A sought-after speaker, Robert presents to global audiences and serves as an advisor to high-growth businesses.

Bob strongly believe in giving back; he served on the Board of Directors for the Performance Marketing Association, BUILD Boston and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mass Bay. He is a global leader in Entrepreneur's Organization (EO), founded The Fifth Night charitable event (www.fifthnight.org), and participated in the annual Rodman Ride for Kids for a dozen years, raising almost $100,000 for charity.

Bob is releasing a new book "Performance Partnerships" which takes the first in-depth look at the affiliate (performance) marketing industry, examining its roots, evolution and ongoing transition into one of the most important forms of direct-to-consumer digital marketing. In the book, Robert Glazer defines the elements of true affiliate marketing for the first time and demonstrates for marketing leaders how to properly leverage the channel for its unique ability to drive attributable sales and strengthen brand awareness.

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Liz O’Donnell (Part 3)

Episode 53: How to Leverage the Heck Out of Your Content, with Liz O'Donnell

Liz O’Donnell is Double Forte’s Chief Content Officer, responsible for the firm’s and its client’s digital marketing and social media strategies. She blogs regularly for the agency on the dynamic world of social media, digital communication and being heard in a very loud world.

Liz is the author of Mogul, Mom & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman, a book that picks up where other business books leave off – understanding the impact women’s personal lives have on their careers and the ways business can support working women. Her website WorkingDaughter.com supports women who are balancing caring for an aging parent and their career. She is a frequent speaker and consultant to women who want to thrive and the organizations that want to reach and mobilize women.

Active in her community, Liz is a member of her town’s warrant and finance committee and co-founded Women in Democracy, a non-partisan organization that encourages women to run for local office.

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Ian Garlic

Episode 25: Listen to What Your Customers Want, with Ian Garlic

Ian Garlic brings over 15 years of inbound marketing experience, deep knowledge of commerce and understanding of current market trends. With the ability to capitalize all of your current assets and come up with countless quality ideas for your online marketing, Ian is a prime mentor for upcoming marketing gurus.

Currently, Ian is the CEO of authenticWEB, a multi-talented online agency based Orlando, FL. His team works daily on exquisite website designs, innovative marketing strategies, outstanding video production and top rated search engine optimization.

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Michael Lupetin

Episode 11: Put Your Audience First, with Michael Lupetin

Michael Lupetin is the Vice President of Marketing and Brand for KQED and the most listened and watched public media station in the country in developing consistent and engaging marketing, communications, and fundraising initiatives. Overseeing membership and pledge activities, he is charged with finding new and innovative ways to broaden KQED’s audience reach while building deeper engagement with our members. Lupetin also brings a clear focus to the organization’s marketing and communications efforts, including advertising, audience insights, social media, public relations, community engagement, government relations, design and creative services.

Before joining KQED, Lupetin served as Vice President of Group Programming for Moxie Interactive, where he developed digital media strategies for a wide range of clients including BBC America, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and 20th Century Fox. Prior to Moxie, Lupetin worked on the launch of Apple iTunes; the strategic marketing plan for Blue from American Express; and the rebranding of Showtime Networks.

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Janet Ball

Episode 7: Don’t Mistake Intuition For Marketing, with Janet Ball

Janet Ball is a strategic growth director at PayPal. In this role she manages a portfolio of large enterprise clients which represents more than $600 million in sales. Janet is a Silicon Valley veteran who survived the dot com bust and went on to leadership and strategic consulting roles with many early-stage internet companies prior to joining PayPal 7 years ago. She discovered her passion for the customer and honed her strategic marketing skills early in her career while working for world-class ad agencies in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Janet earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Kentucky and is an avid fan of the Kentucky Wildcats. She also has taken several leadership classes in pursuit of a Certificate of Business Excellence at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Janet lives in San Mateo, CA where she is mom to two boys and two golden retrievers.

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Lee Caraher Solocast Episode #2

Episode 4: Staying Calm with Meditation Apps, with Lee Caraher

Lee Caraher, the founder and CEO of Double Forte PR & Digital Marketing, is an acclaimed communication strategist known for her practical solutions to big problems. She started Double Forte Public Relations and Digital Marketing in 2002 to work with great people doing great work for great clients. Lee and her companies have worked with some of America’s top consumer and technology brands. She holds a bachelor’s degree in medieval history, which she finds useful every day. Active in the community, she lives with her husband and two sons in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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