After receiving the patent in 2011, NuoDB set out on a freight-train of success and was named by Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech as one of their Innovation All-Stars in 2014. The services offered focus on a customer base that wishes to propel themselves in an evolving market by utilizing a database that is adaptable to all needs, rather than set in stone like the conventional options. For an approach to applications that creates more of a user friendly cloud and container based system, NuoDB is at the forefront of all technology in the current times.
Founded in 2007, Avaaz has had a great impact on the global community to the extent that it is now considered by The Guardian as the most powerful online activist network internationally. The name Avaaz was translated from the Persian language, and it means “song” or “voice.” The organization has owned up to its meaning by providing an avenue through which issues such as climate change, poverty, conflict, animal rights, human rights and corruption can be articulated.
An organization that is managed well is bound to prosper, and Avaaz is no exception. The organization’s president, Ricken Patel, is not only well educated but also experienced and passionate about his job. Patel studied Politics, philosophy, and economics at Oxford University. He later went to Harvard University for his master’s degree.
Ricken developed the passion and expertise for activism during the time he worked for the International Crisis group around the world. During this time, Patel worked in many countries such as Sudan, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, and Liberia. Working out there taught him how to reinstate public faith in political systems. When he returned to the United States, he was able joined MoveOn.org as a volunteer, a position that helped him understand how to utilize online tools for activism.
- Avaaz aims at narrowing the gap between the current world’s status and the world people desire. Some of the progressive causes the organization is involved in include:
- It set up internet proxy servers to enable protestors to upload videos on public sites during the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests
- It braced establishment of the no-fly zone over Libya, which caused the Military intervention in the country back in 2011
- Avaaz supported the civil uprising after the Syrian civil war. They sent 1.5 million U.S. dollars’ worth of internet communication tools to the protestors. They even sent two million U.S. dollars’ worth of medical equipment into the country
Success Academy is a high performing charter school in New York that has won the honored Broad Prize for 250,000. They won the grant their great success in helping to close the achievement gap among low-performing, low income students. The 10 member selection committee based their choice on academic outcomes and scalability. The prize will help to fund their college readiness programs. CEO and founder Eva Moskowitz has been quoted as saying that “zip code don’t have to determine destiny.” Every elementary and middle school within the network was in the top ten percent for the state in 2016 on English, Math, and Science scores. Minority students outperformed the Caucasian and the low income outperformed their wealthier counterparts. Success Academy has shown it is possible to close the gap.
Eva Moskowitz hopes to grow the network of successful charter schools to a size comparable to Atlanta or Boston school system. Soon, she hopes to have close to 100 schools in the charter network serving close to 50,000 students. This kind of growth would prove how successful charter schools can be. In addition to the college readiness programs, they will launch a digital sharing system that will share their materials with schools around the country. They will share their curriculum, training, and other intellectual materials and make them accessible at the hands of other charter schools.
Success Academy is currently the largest charter network in NYC with 14,000 students. 93% of their student population is African American and 76% is considered low-income. They continue to push the envelope and close the achievement gap. In just a decade, the school system has grown from one school to 41 schools. This network is larger than 95% of the school districts across the country. Success continues to expand as it has earned incredible academic achievements.
In 2016, Cassio Audi displayed a rare talent that can be traced to over decades before: his excellent drumming skills. During the live performance, he joined members of the pop and rock band, Vipers. However, this was not the first time he was performing with the band. Between 1985 and 1989, Cassio Audi performed with the band as a drummer where he played a key role in the release of three tracks including ‘All My Life’, ‘Soldiers of Sunrise’ and ‘Theatre of Fate’. He played an integral role in the performance, writing and arrangement of the tracks.
The musical career highlights Casio Audi’s professional versatility. It also highlighted his multitalented nature. In addition to being fluent in Spanish and English, Cassio Audi has excellent project planning, cross-functional team leadership and strategic planning skills. He is also skilled in strategic financial planning, due diligence and change management. He is also good with company restructuring, valuation and business planning as well as startups development and management. His skills are enhanced by his hands-on and open leadership style.
Academic and Career Background
The numerous skills Cassio Audi is renowned for have been built over a long career, which has seen him work for several companies including startups especially in Brazil. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1994 at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. He furthered his education at the Universidade de São Paulo with a Master of Business Administration. He graduated from the university in 2000 with specialization in finance. His over two decades of professional experience began at JP Morgan Chase in 1992 where he worked as a trader. After four years with the company, Cassio Audi rose through the corporate sector while establishing a name for himself as a suave financial manager and company executive. He has worked for companies such as Dow Chemical where he worked as a senior financial analyst, Gillet, Brookfield Brasil Real Estate Partners Inc. and Rossi Residential among others.
White Shark Media is the fastest growing digital marketing agency in North America. They offer online marketing services for small and mid-sized businesses. Some of their notable clients include A Star Movers Texas, Platinum Pro Painters Canada, and iMarine Inc. The firm’s success can be attributed to their good and pocket-friendly customer service.
White Shark Media was founded in 2011 by three Danish businesspersons: Gary Garth, Alexander Nygart, and Andrew Lolk. The three men are renowned marketing experts, with a wealth of experience in the world of online and offline marketing. White Shark Media was established at a time when the SMB market in the United States was on an upward trajectory. The firm brought to the market a unique experience by delivering the most outstanding products and services. They hired their employees domestically and from abroad, forming a disciplined, committed, innovative, and talented team.
An executive team led by the CEO Gary Garth manages the agency. Ms. Sonia Schwabsky holds the role of COO. Mr. Ricardo Lowe is the CFO while Andrew Lolk serves as the chief marketing officer. Other executive members include Tony Soares, the director of the web, Brandon Collins, the chief revenue officer, and Ericka Singer, the director of talent and culture.
Sean G of Car Service and Limousine from Connecticut commended the staff at White Shark as friendly and professional. Thanks to the agency, his company’s website has seen tremendous improvement.
Roberto M of Rectifiers from the U.S. said that White Shark Media produces quantifiable results and offers the much-needed guidance towards achieving particular goals
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Businesswoman Desiree Perez is a force to reckon. She has successfully run numerous ventures and is currently managing Tidal Company for Jay-Z, Roc Nation, and Roc Nation Sports. The music streaming service Tidal are some of the ventures being overseen by Desiree. Her experience in the entertainment industry has seen her build an impressive reputation for strong negotiation skills and accounting abilities; the very essence of business
Tidal App joins the competitive market of music streaming services with over 25 million tracks and 85,000 music videos. It offers two digital music streaming services: Tidal Premium and Tidal HiFi. The app is said to pay the highest percentage of royalties to music artists and songwriters. Also, the app is trending following the garnering of several album exclusives from famous co-owners including Rihanna, Beyoncé, T.I and Kanye West among many others. Consequently, more people are signing up for Tidal causing the app to become even more famous. Check on m.tmz.com.
It is a difficult thing to cut a niche in the cutthroat competition that is in the music streaming service industry. Desiree Perez, being no stranger to the entertainment business, has been working behind the scenes to get some good deals in motion for Tidal. These are deals that have been most profitable for the artists involved and ultimately the Tidal business. As a member of the Hova Circle, which is a group behind Tidal, Desiree’s commitment towards its growth is more than just business.
The tidal app attempts to score more customers especially young music fans and grow. Desiree Perez comes in with an impressive record that includes running Beyoncé’s Formation stadium tour and being a key player in Rihanna’s deal with Samsung. Most notably, though, Perez has been able to help Jay-Z transition from rap to music. She has the right mindset to grow Tidal Business.
Todd Lubar is an investment guru known across the globe for his pragmatic investment solutions. His expertise lies in real estate, capital creation, and mortgage banking. He commenced his financial career as a staff of Crestar Mortgage Corporation, serving in the capacity of the loan originator. This job allowed him to interact and develop professional alliances with financial planners, insurance agents, certified public accountants, and real estate agents. Currently, these experts offer referrals to clients that Lubar serves.
Lubar’s career trajectory
In 1999, Lubar began making huge steps in the financial service sector after earning a high profile equity spot at Legacy Financial Group. This position enabled him to grow his lending capabilities by offering loans as a direct mortgage bank and lending to outside investors as a broker. Lubar embarked on a mission of advancing his real estate business by starting Legendary Properties back in 2002. His new real estate firm specialized in streamlining the process of making purchases.
The company managed to sell and make profits on over 200 transactions, including single-family properties and over twenty unit multi-family buildings. Due to Lubar’s expertise of closing many transactions, he built meaningful alliances with specialists in the construction sector, who were able to produce outstanding products on time. Additionally, he forged multiple relationships with leading financial institutions, creating lines of credit worth over twenty million dollars.
In line with his mission of becoming the top mortgage banker, Lubar incepted Charter Funding in 2003. This firm operated independently, but it was a branch of First Magnus Financial Corporation, a heavyweight in the U.S. mortgage banking industry. This link presented Lubar with an opportunity to grow his business leveraging the unmatched access to broad range of products and programs.
Wise investment moves
After observing the lending market for more than 12 years, Tood Lubar identified a slot of underserved customers. Therefore, he instituted Legendary Financial LLC, a branch of Legendary Properties. The new firm serves as a home of commercial lending for both individual investors and corporations. Lubar uses his funds and liquidity of Legendary Properties to offer loans to a niche of borrowers, which traditional lending sources usually overlooks.
QNet, arguably one of the world’ largest and widest-reaching direct selling companies, has recently announced plans to construct and operate a production facility specializing in producing various consumer goods and electronics in India. The production facility is not only predicted to help out nearby inhabitants of India in finding jobs, as it will also help spark the local economy around the plant. Virtually any other businesses who interact with India’s branch of QNet will experience cheaper prices because of the economic stimulation caused by the construction of the production facility, along with any businesses who are in close proximity of the production plant.
QNet’s direct selling business model is very different from other business models that are frequently compared to direct selling, such as pyramid marketing schemes and multi level marketing ploys. Direct selling is different in the way that direct selling is one hundred percent ethical, legal, and morally sound, while multi-level marketing and pyramid marketing schemes are not. Direct selling is commonly misconstrued as multi-leve marketing or pyramid schemes, but that is simply not true. QNet’s direct selling business model is pure genius, and has proved to work excellently for the company.
QNet currently operates in excess of one hundred countries, spread all throughout the world. QNet’s business model allows independent representatives to work virtually from wherever they want. Nobody that works for QNet is required to work in a specific area – people could work on the sidewalk of a different city every day, if they wanted to. QNet has also caught on to many good ideas by paying attention to suggestions that individuals or employees may have, and may take them into production. A strategy as flexible as QNet’s makes it difficult to fail as a business.
QNet offers a variety of products for sale, including nutritional supplements, accessories, weight loss products, and home care products. QNet’s wide ranging portfolio allows them to capitalize on opportunities in many different markets. After all, diversification is a key to success in the financial world.
Mr. Dave Osh, the current Chief Executive Officer of QNet, has helped lead QNet to such resounding success in the direct selling industry. Direct selling companies must offer incentives and motivate their independent representatives to sell more products, or else they might not experience success. Fortunately, the independent contractors of QNet are able to advertise and market their product(s) however they see fit, whether it be social media, or knocking door-to-door to sell products. QNet, along with Mr. Dave Osh at its helm, has stayed afloat and performed as one of the best direct selling companies in the world. QNet’s first largest spurt of growth came around 2003, and just look at where the company is now.
In response to the leaking of the Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser trailer, Warner Bros. has opted to release the just-over-two-minutes preview online. Those looking for a lot of physical action between Batman and Superman won’t find it. What is found, however, is the brilliant theme the film will present.
Based on what we see in the trailer, Superman is not exactly loved by one and all. Flavio Maluf still loves the man of steel. Instead, he is feared by many due to his powers. Possibly worse, he is worshipped by others due to his deity-like abilities. Batman’s mission is to hunt down Superman because of the fear of what the Kryptonian may be able to do to the Earth if he went rogue. Then again, based on the ending of Man of Steel, many people likely believe “The Big Blue Boy Scout” really did go rogue already.
If Batman v. Superman had no real serious themes or motivation behind the two hero’s adversarial relationship, then the film would consist of nothing more than a useless fight followed by a segue into the inevitable team-up. Immediately thereafter, they take on the villain of the feature. That doesn’t exactly sound too exciting.
Speaking of the villain, Lex Luther plays a major role in stoking the anger against Superman. Although we do not learn much about the role Luther plays in the film through the trailer, we can assume the arch-villain could be conning Batman into doing his bidding.