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Tech Scenes Sarah Zurell of Pavemint – The Creative Tech Talent of Los Angeles

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with Sarah Zurell and talk about Pavemint, the creative talent of Los Angeles, Hollywood to tech, collaboration, diversity, and running full featured product development. Watch Tech Scenes episode two we explore Los Angeles from Pasadena, Hollywood, Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach and meet up with Harrison Tang of Spokeo, Sarah Zurell of Pavemint, Andrew Blackmon of the The Black Tux, Bambi Francisco of Vator, Nick Green of Thrive Market, and Brew Johnson of PeerStreet. Watch More Tech Scenes at www.leadbychange.com   Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Guest: Sarah Zurell of Pavemint Thank you for watching, liking and sharing. We appreciate it!

Tech Scenes Harrison Tang of Spokeo – The Great Opportunity in Pasadena

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with Harrison Tang and talk about Spokeo, the work life experience in Los Angeles, the history of tech and the unique opportunity in Pasadena, finding your why, diversity and Innovate Pasadena. Watch Tech Scenes episode two we explore Los Angeles from Pasadena, Hollywood, Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach and meet up with Harrison Tang of Spokeo, Sarah Zurell of Pavemint, Andrew Blackmon of the The Black Tux, Bambi Francisco of Vator, Nick Green of Thrive Market, and Brew Johnson of PeerStreet.   More Tech Scenes at www.leadbychange.com Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Guest: Harrison Tang of Spokeo   Thank you for watching, liking and sharing. We appreciate it!

TECH SCENES LOS ANGELES EPISODE 2

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In episode two we explore Los Angeles from Pasadena, Hollywood, Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach and meet up with Harrison Tang of Spokeo, Sarah Zurell of Pavemint, Andrew Blackmon of the The Black Tux, Bambi Francisco of Vator, Nick Green of Thrive Market, and Brew Johnson of PeerStreet.   Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California.   Show Guests: Spokeo: Harrison Tang Pavemint: Sarah Zurell The Black Tux: Andrew Blackmon Vator: Bambi Francisco Thrive Market: Nick Green PeerStreet: Brew Johnson   Thank you for watching and sharing the show!

A Day in the Life of a Techstar ( Tech Accelerator Documentary)

A Day in the Life is a documentary based on Kevin Mack and his company BYBE as we spend a day with them inside the Techstars Retail Accelerator Program in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Produced by Jeff Martin of Collective Genius and Lead by Change.   Collective Genius is an Executive Search Firm Focused on Emerging Companies. Techstars is the Worldwide Network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.   A Day in the Life of a Techstar Featuring: Kevin Mack - BYBE Andrew Knight - BYBE Ryan Moore - BYBE Chinmay Jindahl - Storyxpress Ankit Mishra - Storyxpress Jonathan Nassimi - Shopturn Jake Mor - ShopTurn Ryan Broshar - Techstars Nicole Glaros - Techstars Jeff Martin - Collective Genius   Watch More Shows on Emerging Companies at Leadbychange.com   Thank you for watching, liking and sharing we appreciate the love!

Driving Change Episode 15 with Venture Capitalist Ryan Broshar

Business is moving faster than ever, in tech it is moving even faster. In order to stay ahead we need to be constantly learning. This is Driving Change, where we go for a ride with tech leaders to gain insights on their beliefs, habits, routines and influences. Today we go for a ride with Ryan Broshar founder and managing director of Match Stick Ventures. On the ride we talk about Techstars Retail, investing, and the emerging tech ecosystem.   Thank you to our sponsor: When I Work Watch: The When I Work episode with Founder and CEO Chad Halvorson    Hosted and Produced by Jeff Martin, CEO of Collective Genius Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies at www.collective-genius.com   Watch more episodes of Driving Change and others at www.leadbychange.com Take the Show on the Road and Subscribe to the Driving Change Podcast   Music by soundcloud.com/andrewapplepie

Tech Scenes John Tomich Onestop Internet

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with John Tomich and talk about Onestop Internet, the growing changes in ecommerce, explosive growth, and the long history of tech startups in Los Angeles. Watch Tech Scenes Episode One where we explore Los Angeles from Santa Monica, West Hollywood, to Compton and meet up with Royce Disini of Mobcrush, Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures, Leura Fine of Laurel and Wolf, John Tomich of One Stop Internet, and Expree Devora of WeAreLATech. Tech Scenes Episode One at www.leadbychange.com Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Show Guests: Onestop Internet: John Tomich

Tech Scenes Leura Fine of Laurel & Wolf

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with Leura Fine and talk about Laurel & Wolf, recruiting, interior design, industry diversity, and the advantages of being in tech in Los Angeles. Watch Tech Scenes Episode One where we explore Los Angeles from Santa Monica, West Hollywood, to Compton and meet up with Royce Disini of Mobcrush, Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures, Leura Fine of Laurel and Wolf, John Tomich of One Stop Internet, and Expree Devora of WeAreLATech. Notes: Tech Scenes Episode One at www.leadbychange.com Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Show Guests: Laurel and Wolf: Leura Fine

Tech Scenes Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with Greg Bettinelli and talk about Upfront Ventures, investing in Los Angeles, high performance cultures, building legacy, helping/funding/nurturing entrepreneurs and the future of the Los Angeles tech scene. Watch Tech Scenes Episode One where we explore Los Angeles from Santa Monica, West Hollywood, to Compton and meet up with Royce Disini of Mobcrush, Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures, Leura Fine of Laurel and Wolf, John Tomich of One Stop Internet, and Expree Devora of WeAreLATech. Tech Scenes Episode One at www.leadbychange.com Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SoCalTech - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Show Guests: Upfront Ventures: Greg Bettinelli

Tech Scenes Royce Disini of Mobcrush

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this solo episode we meet up with Royce Disini and talk about Mobcrush, mobile gaming, live streaming, and content creator entertainment in Los Angeles. Watch Tech Scenes Episode One where we explore Los Angeles from Santa Monica, West Hollywood, to Compton and meet up with Royce Disini of Mobcrush, Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures, Leura Fine of Laurel and Wolf, John Tomich of One Stop Internet, and Expree Devora of WeAreLATech. Watch Tech Scenes Episode One at  www.leadbychange.com Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. Show Guests: Mobcrush: Royce Disini

Tech Scenes Ep.1 Los Angeles

Welcome to Tech Scenes where we explore what makes tech founders and the cities they live in thrive. In this episode we explore Los Angeles from Santa Monica, West Hollywood, to Compton and meet up with Royce Disini of Mobcrush, Greg Bettinelli of Upfront Ventures, Leura Fine of Laurel and Wolf, John Tomich of One Stop Internet, and Expree Devora of WeAreLATech. Produced by: Jeff Martin CEO and Founder of Collective Genius and Lead by Change Empowered by: Collective Genius - Executive Search for Emerging Companies. www.collective-genius.com Media Sponsor: SOCALTECH - High Tech News and Information for Southern California. www.socaltech.com   Show Guests: Mobcrush: Royce Disini (www.mobcrush.com) Upfront Ventures: Greg Bettinelli (www.upfront.com) Laurel and Wolf: Leura Fine (www.laurelandwolf.com) One Stop Internet: John Tomich (www.onestop.com) WeAreLATech: Espree Devora (www.wearelatech.com)

Driving Change Episode 14 with Chief Technology Officer Jamie Thingelstad

Business is moving faster than ever, in tech it is moving even faster. In order to stay ahead we need to be constantly learning. This is Driving Change, where we go for a ride with tech leaders to gain insights on their beliefs, habits, routines and influences. Today we go for a ride with Jamie Thingelstad Chief Technology Officer of SPS Commerce. On the ride we talk about trusting your intuition, connecting your passion with what you do, and solving problems that matter.   About Driving Change: Hosted and Produced by Jeff Martin, CEO of Collective Genius Watch more episodes of Driving Change and others at Lead by Change Take Driving Change on the Road and Download The Driving Change Podcast Please Like and Share the Show. Thank you. It means a lot!  

The Interview: What is Collective Genius in 2017

The Interview: What is Collective Genius in 2017

  “What is Collective Genius?” We are a team of people that help grow tech companies. We do not fit neatly into a single category, which can be confusing for some people. However, most importantly, we are understood well by the companies with whom we work. With CHANGE as our mantra, we have evolved throughout the years by listening closely to what tech companies need. “So, what is Collective Genius today?” The first part of who we are involves hiring leadership and management positions for technology companies. “So, you are tech headhunters?” Yes, we are headhunters for tech companies. However, we don’t really like the term “headhunter”. We find people that are in the wrong position and put them in a position where they can learn, grow, and be successful. What would you call that? “Got it. You recruit and hire executives for tech companies. What positions are in your focus?” We do executive placement for the full C-suite: CEO, CTO, CFO, CRO, CMO, COO, CXO, CPO, and others. We also fill in their team positions from SVP through manager roles. Depending upon the department, we will go deeper into building out positions on their teams with full-time employees and…

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