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Charna Ambers of CB Design NY – Building Brands, Leveraging Contacts, Navigating Change

Charna Ambers is founder of CB Design NY, which specializes in corporate brand and marketing design for clients across a range of industries, including in particular healthcare, lifestyle, and real estate. 

Our conversation starts with her upbringing in upstate New York, her first roles and how she came to the decision to launch her own firm. We talk about her vision for branding and design, and how she builds her network. We delve in particular into her LinkedIN strategy, and how she was an early adopter on the platform and has ultimately garnered more than 30,000 followers.

Shawn Evans – Building a Sustainable Personal Brand

Shawn Evans is an investment officer at a large corporate pension plan in Chicago and prior to that held a series of similar roles in Chicago-based public pension funds. He started his career as an accountant, and is a CPA as well as a CFA. He works as a volunteer leader with Chicago Cares, and has participated in college and high school mentor programs.

A remarkable story of a career ascent largely on Shawn’s own steam and initiative, and his thoughts on how the industry can be made more inclusive for all.

Helen Gottstein – Storytelling in Business

Helen Gottstein, communications coach and founder of Israel-based Loud and Clear Training works with a range of companies from start-ups to established tech players, to hone their pitch, their value proposition and their communication strategy. The power of zoom and...

Robert Finkel – Why Private Equity and Forbidden Roots Make for an Intoxicating Brew

Robert Finkel has had an over 30 year career in investing and provided capital and support to over 40 companies through equity and investment funds under the firm Prism. He wrote the book The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital featuring 10 of the US’s most notable venture capital and private equity investor.

When I met Robert he was experimenting late into the night with his botanic craft brew at home, and in 2014 he launched a botanic craft brew under the name Forbidden Root in Chicago, and opened restaurant/brewery operations in Chicago and Columbus OH. Now assuming the title of Rootmaster, he combines this with his investment career.

Rachel Zalta – Behind the Scenes of Behavioral Analysis

Rachel Zalta is Global Lead at the Creative Shop @ Taboola in Tel Aviv. She originally studied psychology, and has a strong interest in online trends and persuasion and is an expert on online behavior. She was born in New York City and moved to Israel when she was 6 years old.

Rachel was one of the first guests that I approached for our Inspiring Israeli Women in Tech Series and is a perfect person to finish our third series. I was quickly fascinated by her blend of psychology and technology and how she was a fount of insights into how we behave online and what triggers certain behaviors.

Jenny Segal – Speaking and Motivating With Images

Jenny Segal is a motivational speaker, author and photographer, with a focus on building resilience, improving communication and building better workplace cultures. She had a long career in the investment industry culminating in senior leadership roles in institutional business development and distribution areas and is currently a Senior Investment Officer with Nesta among other positions, including an ambassador role with the Diversity Project.

A deeply personal look at a career in the city, a setback with breast cancer and the life lessons that stemmed from that and are now being channeled into an empowering coaching business.