Sam Davidson is a speaker, author, and social entrepreneur who has helped countless nonprofits connect with Generation Y by offering workshops and keynote speeches designed to showcase the potential of social media in changing the world for the better. When not speaking at non-profit events, business conferences, and colleges around the country, Sam runs Cool People Care, an apparel and media company he co-founded in 2006 that has grown into a national brand and raised over $125,000 for some of the most important causes in the world. In 2007, Sam wrote his first book, New Day Revolution: How to Save the World in 24 Hours; his second book, 50 Things Your Life Doesn’t Need in 2010, which helps people find their passion and begin to live a life full of it, and followed that up a year later with Simplify Your Life: How to De-Clutter and De-Stress Your Way to Happiness. He writes regularly on his blog over at SamDavidson.net
Jamie Varon is an entrepreneur, writer, author, and web designer who generated buzz in the Twitter community in 2009 with her website called Twitter Should Hire Me, where she blogged candidly about her attempts to get a job at Twitter. The site got a ton of attention, which ultimately led her to create the high-end boutique web design company, Shatterboxx Media, which offers a wide range of branding, design, and development options for the choosiest and gutsiest clients on the web. She has also written for her personal blog, first under the site A Life in Translation, then transitioning to JamieVaron.com. Jamie currently works at Thought Catalog as the West Coast Producer, where she also writes content almost daily, and has released two eBooks: her essay collection, Capital T Truth, and the memoir, The One-Way Ticket: What European Men Taught Me About Love, Sex & Romance.
Paul Jarvis is a freelance web designer, podcaster, and bestselling author of Everything I Know whose work has been published in places like Forbes, Fast Company, and The Next Web. He writes weekly for his popular Sunday Dispatches Newsletter and has worked with Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley startups, pro-sports athletes, and the world’s biggest entrepreneurs. Paul also runs an online course on freelancing called The Creative Class that lays out the systems he’s used to tackle consistently successful projects for top clients. His latest book, The Good Creative, explores the habits of the world’s most respected and interesting artists.
Lise Cartwright is a freelance writer, blogger, and social media consultant. In June 2012, she decided to quit her administration job and started her own company, Outsourced Freelancing Business, where she helps make a difference in the way small businesses brands are represented to the world through engaging copy, great blog articles, and shareable social media content. She has also written and self-published three bestselling eBooks on Amazon including the how-to guide, Side Hustle Blueprint: How to Make an Extra $1000 in 30 Days Without Leaving Your Day Job!