Sean Riley – Chief Executive Dude, DUDE Products
Sean Riley’s entrepreneurial journey began when he put on the proverbial customer hat to create a product that he and his friends would want to buy – and a brand they would want to buy from. As Chief Executive of DUDE Products, he leveraged e-commerce to break into the space, landed a deal on Shark Tank, and caught the attention of Walmart and Kroger. And he’s not done yet.
Sharon Belto – Founder & CEO, Tiger Retail
In this episode we get the wonderful opportunity to talk to Sharon Belto, CEO of Tiger Retail, about her team of Experienced Executives helping innovative consumer goods companies win at Walmart & other National retailers by providing a full range of sales, operational and replenishment support.
Mike Graen – Principal, Collaboration
With 25 years of experience working for Procter & Gamble and still more working for Walmart and then Crossmark, Mike Graen has seen the retail industry from every conceivable angle. From helping develop what would become Retail Link to investigating and leveraging the potential of shelf-scanning robots and RFID tech in stores, Graen has made a career out of using technology to solve business problems.
Julie Podolec – Co-Founder & CEO, The Modern Pop
As co-founder and CEO of frozen desserts brand The Modern Pop, Julie Podolec has made simplicity and transparency in ingredients and authenticity and creativity in branding her priorities. In this episode, she shares the story of why The Modern Pop came to be, how its message and unique promise helped catapult it onto the shelves of major retailers, and what she would do differently if she had to do it all over again.
Lindsey Cunningham – Co-founder & CEO of RollinGreens
From food truck to SharkTank to home delivery, join us as we talk to RollinGreens Co-Founder & CEO Lindsey Cunningham about the history and future of RollinGreens.
Stephen Holman – Sam’s Club Pop Up Shops & Road Shows
Join Matt & Stephen Holman as they talk all things Sam’s Club Pop Up Shops & Road Shows and how crucial they are for growing consumer product companies.
Yatin Shelar – Founder & CEO, Turtles Egg
In this episode, founder and CEO of Turtles Egg Yatin Shelar traces his path to entrepreneurship, one that led him to create his own e-commerce marketplace. Turtles Egg is
Shannon Bedore – Managing Director, Sightline Retail
In this episode, Managing Director of Sightline Retail Shannon Bedore talks about her education in retail, starting with a college business class that changed the course of her career. Her
Lindsay Mullenger – Founder, Petite Keep
As the founder of direct-to-consumer company Petite Keep, Lindsay Mullenger knows the importance of a quality product and a great brand story. Her keepsake brand was born of an “aha” moment that came at the end of a fruitless search for a product that didn’t yet exist. As a business owner, her big priority is upholding customer trust, which started with building and operating a business she believes in.
Ian Haldimann – President of Technology Platforms (semi retired), Advantage Solutions
In this episode, semi-retired president of Technology Platforms for Advantage Solutions Ian Haldimann discusses e-commerce, its past and its future, as well as his own entrepreneurial journey.