Authors

Kevin Adkisson
Kevin Adkisson

Kevin was never that kid who knew exactly what he wanted to do when he grew up. He didn’t set his sights on being a fireman, a doctor or a writer. He didn’t aspire to go to Harvard (or to the moon, for that matter). And he didn’t pick a course of study and stick with it when he got to college. For Kevin, growing up was less about achieving one clear-cut goal than it was about defending himself through a series of daily competitions — like waking up as early as possible so he didn’t miss out on the good cereal...

Linda Brodsky, MD
Linda Brodsky, MD

Linda Brodsky, MD, is among a small number of U.S. women to have achieved the rank of tenured full professor in Otolaryngology and Pediatrics. Currently a practicing physician and surgeon, Dr. Brodsky is an accomplished medical professional, having founded the award-winning Center for Pediatric Quality and working for almost 20 years as the founder and director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and Communication Disorders at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo...

Peter Dunn
Peter Dunn

Peter Dunn released his first book What Your Dad Never Taught You About Budgeting, in 2006 and is the host of the popular radio show Skills Your Dad Never Taught You on News Talk 1430 (WXNT). He’s also the mastermind behind WISH-TV8’s 60 Days to Change and is a regular guest on Studio B with Shepard Smith...

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Ron Hogan

Ron Hogan helped create the literary Internet by launching Beatrice.com in 1995. After several years of writing about the book industry, he recently became the director of e-marketing strategy for a major publisher. He is also the author of The Stewardess Is Flying the Plane!: American Films of the 1970s. He lives in New York.

Ton Langeler
Ton Langeler

Ton Langeler is director at pro-Actuate: “As a company we take care that our clients’ product ideas are actuated in the market. We advise, but as project managers we also take care of the delivery.” Ton has an Engineering and MBA degree, and has led the introduction of many household-name products, including Amicelli chocolates, Emma chips and Senseo coffee. Ton has co-authored several books on innovation.

Drew and Gavin
Drew McLellan and Gavin Heaton

Drew McLellan and Gavin Heaton are the co-editors of The Age of Conversation, a groundbreaking multi-author book series, which, in its first year, brought together over 100 marketing bloggers and experts from around the world. The second edition, published in 2008, featured over 230 writers. Age of Conversation III, which will be published by Channel V Books in 2010, promises to be the most ambitious yet, with a 320 authors slated to contribute!...

Tom Searcy
Tom Searcy

Tom is a national speaker, author, trusted authority on large account sales, and founder of Hunt Big Sales, a fast growth sales consultancy and thought leadership organization. Searcy’s primary expertise is working directly with companies and sales teams throughout...

Daniel Waldschmidt
Daniel Waldschmidt

Daniel Waldschmidt is a former technology CEO and the writer of the motivational selling blog The DEW View! He’s also a partner at a private equity technology accelerator, a father to two energetic boys, an early-early-early adopter of some amazingly new technology products, a husband to a cute gal, and an overall ordinary dude with an outrageous vision...