About the Experts
Tiffany Pham is the Founder & CEO of MOGUL, an award-winning worldwide platform connecting women to top trending content, including articles, videos, jobs, events, and products that are personalized to their interests. MOGUL is visited by millions of women from over 218 countries and 19,025 cities worldwide. For her work on behalf of MOGUL, Tiffany was named one of Forbes' 2014 "30 Under 30" in Media, Business Insider's 2014 "30 Most Important Women Under 30" in Technology, and also the Winner of the 2014 Cadillac "Innovator" Award.
For the past 11 years Seth has been selling, training and managing sales teams for tech and financial services startups in Boston, London, Bangalore, New York, Amsterdam and Dubai. He currently leads sales for Revinate which recently raised a $14.5m series A round of funding and has over 23,000 hotel clients.
Pia Silva is the co-founder and Brand Strategist at Worstofall Design. Pia Silva brings her business experience from a variety of industries to the table when steering the branding process in the most profitable direction for her clients, from running Sales & Marketing at a restaurant tech start-up, to opening a Brooklyn Cafe & Pizzeria, to selling high-end Manhattan real estate and then managing an organic farm in the British Virgin Islands. A native New Yorker, Pia holds a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and is a StartingBloc fellow for social entrepreneurship.
Jeremy is a Strategy Operations and Business Development Lead at Squarespace, the website building platform, and speaks regularly on the topic of effective online presences. Prior to joining Squarespace, Jeremy practiced corporate law, worked in impact investing, and launched two companies. Jeremy blogs at www.TheEarlyStage.com.
Claire Burns is a seasoned Account Manager with Emma, Inc. Joining the team 7 years ago as a compliance officer, she managed the successful delivery of clients’ campaigns to inboxes. Claire now works with some of Emma’s top clients such as Mario Batali, New York Giants, Le Creuset, and School of Rock to ensure their emails are not only delivered but are opened and the audience is engaged. As an email marketing expert, Claire champions the purposeful send and helps marketers find success with their mailings.
A trademark attorney with close to 20 years of experience, Laurie Marshall has set out to help small businesses and entrepreneurs with the
legal aspects of branding their company for a low cost, flat fee. Currently, she represents hundreds of clients in a variety of industries including many clients that come through Daymond John's Success Academy. Previously, Laurie handled the trademarks for Major League Baseball for 10 years and also continues to represent many MLB clubs as well as the National Basketball Association. She speaks regularly on the Legal Aspects of
Branding a Small Business at events and conferences throughout the US.
Andy Smith is Community Director of The Yard, NYC’s office space and coworking community designed to support business growth. He is a published author, art curator, event producer, and an avid record collector working in New York City for 15 years. Andy holds a BFA from Pratt Institute and a MS from New York University, adding to his network of over 1,000 business owners and entrepreneurs from The Yard, he aims to connect individuals across all fields and industries to strengthen their own businesses and networks.
Ciara is the founder of Pressler Collaborative, bringing over a decade of experience creating innovative marketing initiatives for companies and projects in multiple industries. Ciara is a frequent guest speaker at conferences, schools, and organizations, as well as marketing reporter for Alleywire.com, host of business and marketing webseries The Audience, and author of Game Plan: Achieve Your Goals in Life, Career, and Business.