99 Thought Leaders Share the 5 Most Important Things Needed to Become a Thought Leader

Yitzi Weiner
Jan 29, 2018 · 228 min read
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Rhonda Vetere, Chief Technology Officer, Estee Lauder

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Emily Tisch Sussman, Campaign Director, Center for American Progress (CAP)

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Julia Cheek, CEO & Founder, EverlyWell

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Peter Arvai, Co-Founder and CEO, Prezi

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Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, President and Chairman, AccuWeather

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Heather Kernahan, President, North America, Hotwire

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Trisha Trixie, Sprinkler of Fabulousness

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Lilia Stoyanov, CEO, Transformify

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Peter Gold

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Heather DeSantis Public Relations

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Manish Chandra, Founder & CEO at Poshmark

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Grant Findlay-Shirras and Parkbench.com

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Emily Lyons, CEO and founder, Femme Fatale Media Group

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Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D.,

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Andrew Medal, CEO & Founder, BLENDAR

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Akshay Bansal, founder, Heuro — the social media of intellectuals!

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Yuri Kruman, CEO/Founder, MasterTheTalk.com

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Jane Willmott — Coach For Entrepreneurs

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Micah Green, Founder, President, and CEO, Maidbot

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Matt Schroeder, CEO, Shelly Cove, LLC

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Dr. Marlene Caroselli, Author

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Dr. Pritesh Kumar, CEO, KYDS LLC

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Matt C. Pinsker, Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

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Akemi Fisher, CEO, Love and Launch

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Joshua Feinberg is Chief Thought Leader, Vice President, and Co-Founder of SP Home Run Inc.

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Jaime Kulaga, Owner, Dr. Jaime, Inc.

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Bob Eschino

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Tom Buckland, Founder, Ghost Marketing

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Desiree Wiercyski, MS, MBA. Life Coach

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Jared Hecht, Co-founder and CEO, Fundera and former GroupMe Co-founder

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Andrew Pearson, President of Intelligencia

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Avery Blank, Impact Strategist

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Caroline Klatt, CEO of Headliner Labs

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Agnes Kowalski, Wealth Therapist

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Michael McDonnell, High Performance Mindset Coach, Michael McDonnell International.

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Kurt Uhlir, Entrepreneur, Product Visionary, and Inventor at Uhlir Ventures

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Grayson Lafrenz, CEO, Power Digital Marketing


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Andrew Selepak, Professor, University of Florida

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Shlomo Zalman Bregman: CEO, Bregman Success LLC


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Paul A. Dillon, President and CEO, Dillon Consulting Services LLC

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Khalid Saleh, CEO, Invesp

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Jan Bednar, CEO, ShipMonk

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Kean Graham, CEO, MonetizeMore

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Robbie Blinkoff, Chief Anthropologist, idfive

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Dr. Sunnie Giles, President, Quantum Leadership Group

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Sharon Rowe, CEO and Founder, Eco-Bags Products, Inc.

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Joshua Hunt, CEO and founder, TRELORA

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Dr. Philip J. Miller

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Linsey McNew, Boss, Communications Consultant

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Dr. Jodi Ashbrook, Founder, The Yoga Movement, ZenLeader & Elevate Higher Ed

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Mikko Honkanen, Co-Founder, Vainu.io

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Deborah Sweeney, CEO, MyCorporation

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Skyler Ditchfield, CEO, GeoLinks

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Natalie Sexton, Director of Marketing, Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company

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Bri Seeley, Coach, Author + Speaker at Bri Seeley

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Shade Adu, Brand Strategist, Savvy Solutions Consulting

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Joel Klein, IMBC President and Founder of a Jewish “Shark Tank” Style Platform

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Jesse J Garnier, Founder and CEO of FreedomTraxx25 ltd, Co-Founder of JGL Productions inc, Business consultant, Mindset Coach, Visionary.

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Vicki Mayo, CEO & Co-Founder, The TouchPoint Solution

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Ashkan Kouchak, CEO, Spectrums Inc.

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Areiel Wolanow, Managing Director, Finserv Experts

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Ray Higdon, Co-Founder, Higdon Group

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Dr. Chip R. Bell, Senior Partner, The Chip Bell Group

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Peter Karpinski, Co-Founder of Sage Restaurant Group and Partner at Sage Hospitality

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Dr. Amy Serin

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Fran Griesing, Founder, Griesing Law

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Phillip Cohen, CEO, Cohen Architectural Woodworking

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Tenzin Seldon, CEO and Co-Founder

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Shel Horowitz primary author, Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World

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Paul Lightfoot, Chief Executive Officer, BrightFarms

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Austin McChord, CEO & Founder, Datto, Inc.

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JJ DiGeronimo, Tech Savvy Women President

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David McNally, Founder, TransForm Corporation

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Michael Hansen, CEO of Cengage, a global education and technology company

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Barbara Moran-Goodrich, CEO & Co-Founder, Moran Family of Brands

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Ahmed ElHusseiny, Founder and Principal, AE Superlab

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Cat Berman, CEO, CNote

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Jennifer Schwab, CEO & Founder of ENTITY

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Christina Russell, President of Camp Bow Wow

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Jeremy Adams, Founder Prestige Food Trucks , Co-Founder Of Unicorn Innovations & Unicorn IQ

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Martha McCarthy Krueger, Co-Founder & CEO, The Social Lights

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Derek Lidow, Original Founder and CEO of iSuppli and Professor at Princeton University

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Halelly Azulay, CEO and Leadership Development Strategist at TalentGrow LLC

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Jimmy Tomczak, Founder, Wet Star, Author, Lakeside and Tide: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life Now

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Kyle Sassi

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Priyanka Mittal, Director, India Gate, KRBL Limited India

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Tamara Thorpe, The Millennials Mentor

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Ted Price, Neuroscientist and Founder, Ted’s Pain Cream

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Patrik Hellstrand, CEO and President of Oath Pizza

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Dan Schorr, Founder of Vice Cream

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Demetri Argyropoulos, Founder and CEO, Avant Global

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David Lloyd, CEO and Founder, The Intern Group

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Nathan Lustig, Managing Partner, Magma Partners

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Ibrahim Ibrahim, Managing Director, Portland Design

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Anthony James, Founder and CEO, Linux Academy and Cloud Assessments

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Elizabeth Convery, Founder, VERY Real Esate

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Issa Asad, founder and CEO of Q Link Wireless

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Chris Kingman, Executive Coach

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Bryan Mattimore, Chief Idea Guy, Growth Engine Innovation Agency

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Cara Silletto, President & Chief Retention Officer, Crescendo Strategies, LLC

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Asher Rodriquez-Dunn, Founder, Studio DUNN

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Greg Shepard, CTO of Pepperjam

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Pooja Krishna, Entrepreneur & Business Mentor, MaroonOak.com and WinThinks.com

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