Rob LoCascio – Founder & CEO of LivePerson Inc.
Coming up is a great interview we can all learn from! Rob LoCascio, CEO and Founder of LivePerson Inc., a company that’s been transforming how people connect and transact with brands through AI. In this conversation, Rob walks us through his roller coaster of an entrepreneurial journey and shares so many golden nuggets of wisdom that he learned along the way. From getting fired at his first job, starting his first company, learning engineering and programming, creating websites, inventing the web chat, and finally founding LivePerson. Lots of good stuff here! Don’t miss this wonderful episode on #TheKaraGoldinShow
Esther Wojcicki – Co-Founder of TractLearning, Inc. and Founder of the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Program
So honored to have Esther Wojcicki, the Godmother of Silicon Valley, on today’s show! Esther is Co-Founder of TractLearning, Inc. and the Founder of the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Program. In this episode, she shares her inspiring journey from her dream of becoming a journalist to finding her path towards becoming the amazing teacher that she is! Esther also talks about some of her teaching philosophy, her most recent endeavor in education technology, and most especially her “TRICK” in raising successful people. So excited for you to hear this wonderful conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow
Laney Crowell – Founder and CEO of Saie Beauty
Say hello to the amazing Laney Crowell, Founder and CEO of Saie, a simple, clean beauty brand that I absolutely love! Laney shares how growing up in Paris and Northern California led her to want to create her own clean beauty line. We also talk about her career – from Lucky Magazine to the biggest beauty brand in the world, Estee Lauder! In search of a clean ethical makeup, she finally arrived at the conclusion that she needed to start her own brand. Sound familiar? Don’t miss out on this inspiring conversation on the #TheKaraGoldinShow
Arlan Hamilton – Founder and Partner at Backstage Capital
Who builds a VC fund from the ground up while homeless? Get ready to be inspired by this episode! Today we chat with the amazing Arlan Hamilton, Founder and Partner at Backstage Capital and Author of It’s About Damn Time. Her interesting journey from being a band tour manager to starting her own magazine then working on the hit show the Biggest Loser were just the beginnings for this undaunted guest. Her discovery of a whole underserved demographic of unsupported founders inspired her to do something really big! Arlan founded Backstage Capital and has proudly helped so many underrepresented women, LGBTQ, black, latinx, indigineous Asian and so many more get the seed money they need and deserve to make their ideas a reality! Definitely listen in on this amazing conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow
Gloria Hwang – Founder and CEO of Thousand
Interested in being inspired to go out and start your own thing? Then, today’s episode is perfect for you! Meet Gloria Hwang, Founder and CEO of Thousand, a company that creates sustainable, aesthetic, and the perfect functional cycling helmets. Listen to how she found her passion in social enterprise, startups, and the tragic event that inspired the idea of creating Thousand. Gloria also talks about the new mobility trends in the US and what’s truly essential when it comes to community building. Be inspired on your entrepreneurial journey and listen to this episode on #TheKaraGoldinShow
Mike Fata – Founder and Former Chairman & CEO of Manitoba Harvest
Mike Fata is the Founder and Former Chairman & CEO of Manitoba Harvest, known for their high quality hemp food products and for being one of the originals to take on this category. In this episode, honored to hear Mike’s journey as he shares how an overweight high school dropout transformed his health and discovered the wonders of hemp. We also talk about what fueled him to start a company, overcoming the challenges in starting a new category prior to the legalization of hemp, and the concept of “coopetition” as a way to grow as an entrepreneur. Check out this amazing conversation on #TheKaraGoldinShow!
Alex Lieberman – Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Morning Brew and Host of the Founder’s Journal Podcast
Excited to share my interview with Alex Lieberman on #TheKaraGoldinShow! Alex is the Co-Founder, Former CEO, now Executive Chairman of Morning Brew and Host of the incredible Founder’s Journal Podcast. Listen in as we talk about his journey that started with growing up in a family of finance professionals and of course, the humble beginnings of what has become the hottest daily newsletter for young professionals. He also shares what really grew the Morning Brew and how it has evolved since being acquired by Business Insider. Don’t miss this awesome episode!
Finnerty Steeves – Actress and Award-Winning Screenwriter
So excited for today’s awesome guest, Finnerty Steeves! Finnerty is an actress who has played many iconic roles on stage and on screen including Ms Calvin in “The Shape She Makes” and Beth Hoefler in “Orange is the New Black.” In this episode, she talks about her adventure in the world of TV and theatre and how her stubbornness prepared her for the opportunities that came her way. She heard a lot of “Nos” before she heard, “Yes.” Sound familiar? She also shares about her latest movie, “Before/During/After,” for which she wrote the script, basing it on the story of her own divorce. Check out #TheKaraGoldinShow for this exciting and inspiring conversation!
Stephan Spencer – SEO Expert, Founder of Netconcepts & Co-Author of The Art of SEO
Excited to welcome SEO Expert, Founder of Netconcepts & Co-Author of the book The Art of SEO, Stephan Spencer. In this episode, we break down the use and importance of SEO, how to compete in Google’s content playing field, and the ways in which AI is changing the landscape of everything we’ve ever known. Stephan also shares valuable tips and resources in creating viral-worthy content, using hashtags, and much more. Wouldn’t sit this one out if I were you! Hear more about Stephen’s journey on #TheKaraGoldinShow
Divya Gugnani – Co-Founder and CEO of Wander Beauty
Divya Gugnani! Divya is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wander Beauty, a company that’s been trailblazing new paths for clean, cruelty-free, and essential beauty products. We talk about how she got bitten by the entrepreneurial bug and how a personal pain point in her beauty routine led to Wander Beauty. Hear more about her inspiring story on #TheKaraGoldinShow