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Really Smart Entrepreneurs

Episode 569 | Broadcast: April 30, 2016

Walter O’Brien’s hacker name was “Scorpion,” and part of his life is now a TV program. As founder of ConciergeUp, his team handles some pretty amazing assignments. Russ interviews a really smart entrepreneur. In our vignettes: Karen Love hosts Savage Brands’ Bethany Andell; Leisa interviews Dermalogica’s Jane Wurwand; and Robin Tooms visits with Lisa Gagnon from the 2017 Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.

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Walter O’Brien - Scorpion and ConciergeUp

He founded Scorpion Computer Services when he was 13 years old, eventually hiring a team of experts to work with clients globally and working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in a “rent-a-brain” capacity. Russ has an intriguing interview with a genius.

BusinessMakers Thought Leaders

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Bethany Andell

Karen Love is back with Bethany Andell, president of Savage Brands and co-author of Get Your Head Out of Your Bottom Line and Build Your Brand on Purpose to discuss the timing of the book’s release.

Women Mean Business - Jane Wurwand

She boot-strapped her start-up, manufactured her own products and now trains and ships to more than 80 countries. Leisa Holland-Nelson interviews skin therapist Jane Wurwand, founder of U.K. skincare company Dermalogica.

Brandonomics from Savage - Lisa Gagnon

So many committees, so many brands. Why? Robin Tooms asks Lisa Gagnon, vice president of marketing for the 2017 Houston Super Bowl Host Committee.

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Ellen Latham

Ellen created her “Ultimate Workout,” and now has written a book, “Push,” about her science-based workout. Leisa Holland-Nelson get the specifics on this popular and growing workout.

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