How do you own the room when no one in it looks or sounds like you? Diversity and Inclusion expert and workplace game changer Daisy Auger-Dominguez talks about speaking up, making yourself heard, and the power of allyship when it feels like no one is listening.
Kate Bradley Chernis founded Lately, a martech company, but it is her experience as a radio DJ, broadcasting daily to millions of listeners, that helped her perfect the art of the pitch. She shares her entrepreneur’s journey, the secrets she learned as a DJ, and how it relates to pitching.
Susan McPherson, Founder and CEO McPherson Strategies, "Standing Up for What You Believe"
Susan McPherson has been working for decades with brands to develop a social impact strategy. Here, she shares her vision for how to stand up and speak up, why it's more important than ever, and how she's built such an incredible and authentic Twitter following.
Communications expert and author Jodi Glickman works with executive leaders and well-known brands to perfect their pitches, master everyday conversations, and crack the code on making your words stick. Here she shares her secret formula for pitching and how your backstory is different from your background.
Alex Song, founder of Innovation Department, a technology and investment company that creates and develops E-Commerce, Media and SaaS companies, talks with us about how entrepreneurs can figure out their why, perfect their story (hint: it's not just about passion and purpose); and embrace the competition (i.e., don't avoid the opportunity that Amazon presents).
Fran Hauser, media exec, angel investor, and author of The Myth of the Nice Girl, talks about what she looks for in a pitch (a story), the human element of investing, and why timing is everything in business.
What is it like to get in front of a room full of strangers and deliver a winning pitch? Justin Smithline, partner of Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, one of NY’s largest tech accelerators for founders, talks to The Pitch Factor about their infamous Demo Day, when hundreds of investors come together to hear entrepreneurs pitch and what needs to go into the first 30 seconds of your 5-minute pitch.
Cate Luzio is the founder and CEO of Luminary, a new community and collaboration space for women in New York City. Cate talks to The Pitch Factor about starting her business, taking risks, and how to pitch yourself to colleagues, friends, and coworking space mates.
Katia Beauchamp, CEO of Birchbox, the first beauty subscription service and beauty industry leader, talks with us for the first episode of The Pitch Factor about what it was like to break through the noise with her idea, how the company’s managed to stay relevant close to ten years after they launched, and why she loves to pitch.
The Pitch Factor explores the new rules of success from leaders who launched movements, built groundbreaking companies, and got the world to listen.