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Julie Zuckerberg The Ultimate Executive Recruiter

Locating, vetting and eventually hiring people to fill executive positions can be one of the most time consuming and expensive tasks for any company. The business world has become so competitive and complicated it is imperative a company have the right people working at the executive level. Therefore, a company will often rely on the expertise of a professional to make sure they are hiring the right person for the job. The men and women who perform these duties are known as executive recruiters. Julie Zuckerberg is just such a professional; she is one of the most highly thought of executive recruiters in the nation. Julie Zuckerberg lives in New York and is well known for her expertise in talent and management acquisition.

 

Julie Zuckerberg  has over fifteen years experience in this very demanding field. She has worked for several major companies and is currently with Deutsche Bank, serving as Executive Talent Acquisition Lead. She is a graduate of the City University of New York and holds a degree in Philosophy. Her recruiting career began with Hudson, a New York-based global recruitment company where she stayed for five years. Moving to Citi Global Consumer Bank in 2007, where she remained for six years, she was named vice president and executive recruiter. While at Citi Global she advised on all phases of hiring, including strategies, compensation, and available talent. She also was in charge of making complicated job offers that might involve such issues as deferred awards, immigration concerns, and relocation issues. Julie was awarded the Executive Recruiter position for Citi Consumer Bank. In 2013 she decided to leave Citi Global and accept a position with the New York Life Insurance Company. Her tenure with New York Life was short; Julie stayed for only four months, while there, Julie was in charge of building client relationships. For the next year and eight months, she was the executive recruiter for Talent Acquisition, and in November 2015 she accepted her current position with Deutsche Bank. Besides the posts already mentioned Julie Zuckerberg is also frequently hired by legal firms, financial institutions and corporations to mitigate employment issues and work with and coach employees.

 

While attending New York Brooklyn College, where she was studying Philosophy, her interests changed, and she moved to New York Law School where she became interested in talent acquisition. Julie says she was fortunate to have great teachers and mentors in her life. These educators and mentors inspired her to improve her skills and groomed her for the outstanding career she now enjoys.

 

Julie Zuckerberg is as active and successful in her personal life as she is in her profession. Her hobbies include running, photography, studying technology and enjoying gourmet food. Julie is interested in many causes and volunteers her time in support of arts and culture, animal welfare, civil rights, human rights, and economic empowerment.

 

Capital Group CEO Details His Investing Strategy Disagreement With Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is well known for advising investors to simply put their money in a low-fee mutual fund that tracks the entire S&P 500. His contention is that you’ll beat all other strategies with this method as most money managers fail to beat the index and charge higher fees.

Tim Armour, the Chairman and CEO of Capital Group, agrees with Mr. Buffett in that most active mutual funds do charge far too much and deliver way too little. Armour also agrees that most investors would be well served to choose funds with lower fees and then hold for the long-term. However, Armour does not believe that all active funds should be avoided.

Tim Armour’s contention is that you can do very well with an active fund that has low fees, avoids excessive trading, and has a substantial amount of the fund managers own money invested in it. A good money manager that “earns his keep” can avoid one of the major pitfalls of passive investing which is that when the markets collapse so will the value of the passive funds.

Armour has spent his entire professional career at Capital Group. In addition to his executive duties he continues to also act as an equity portfolio manager. He is also responsible for the guidance of the company’s popular American Fund mutual fund group. Timothy Armour earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Middlebury College.

In an interview, Armour said that he believes the strong increase the stock markets have been experiencing since the election of Donald Trump are real. He believes this is due to three factors; rising interest rates, faster economic growth, and higher inflation. He went on to say that interest rates have been declining for almost all of his career and he believes they have now hit their lowest point and will inevitably start rising.

Learn more about Tim Armour: https://www.americanfunds.com/advisor/insights/market-commentary/tda-rwl-qavolatility.html

Norman Pattiz Announces The Launch Of ‘Beyond The Darkness’

Norman Pattiz has announced a brand new podcast series on PodcastOne. The podcast, Beyond the Darkness, will be launched soon. It will be the newest show on Jericho Network, a subsidiary of PodcastOne run by WWE star Chris Jericho. The announcement was made on Dec 19th, 2016. Norman is the founder and the executive chairman of the largest advertiser-supported network in America.

Speaking about the show, he confirmed that it will have conversations and stories on paranormal activities. Listeners should expect stories that will challenge their knowledge on ghosts, angels, ghouls, monster encounters, miracles, mysteries, aliens, and demons. The content will be well researched and only feature accounts told by individuals who have experienced paranormal activities. This information was originally reported on PRNewswire as explained in this link http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/podcastone-chairman-norman-pattiz-announces-launch-of-beyond-the-darkness-newest-jericho-network-program-300381157.html

In addition, experienced personnel in the field, Tim Dennis and Dave Schrader, will host ‘Beyond the Darkness’ show. Dennis is a radio producer while Dave is an author and radio hosts. The two are respected due to their successful history in hosting similar shows. They also enjoy a large fan base. The choice of the hosts was made selectively to facilitate their fans and other audiences to be interested in the show.

According to Norman, the show will be done weekly. Its new episodes will be posted every Monday on his company’s platform. Fans can either visit the platform’s website at PodcastOne.com or enjoy it from mobile apps. The free apps are available both for Androids and iOS devices.

The addition of the show to the Jericho Network is a significant boost to the WWE star. Chris Jericho established the network to share wrestling podcast with his fans. Over the years, he has been able to add more content to the original genre. The extensive collection in his network has made his network one of the jewels of the podcast platform.

Speaking during the announcement of the new show, Chris said that he was pleased to add a new series to his network. Chris believes in the quality of the content that his new show will have and on the quality of the hosts. He encouraged his fans to watch the show as it will leave them mesmerized.

About Norman Pattiz

Norman Pattiz is an experienced broadcasting expert and entrepreneur. He worked for various media companies before founding Westwood One. This company owns many broadcasting enterprises and shows. PodcastOne is one of its subsidiaries. Norman’s excellent contributions to broadcasting have seen him inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He is also University of California’s Regent.

Learn more:

http://www.hsacouncil.org/norman-pattiz/

Don Ressler is Renaissance Man

The business genius behind many of the internet’s hottest brands is Don Ressler. He is the mind behind many successful starts ups like Fitness Heaven, and Intelligent Beauty. He also played a key role in Fabletics and other internet clothing brands.

Don Ressler’s first company was fitnessheaven.com. he started that company when he was a teenager. When others his age were partying in college he already knew what he wanted to do in life and worked towards becoming a great success. He sold his first company in 2001 to Intermix Media. Intermix valued him highly so they asked him to stay on board at the company and he formed a partnership with the company’s Chief Operating Officer Adam Goldenberg. Together they made their own new company called Alena Media. their goal was to become the world’s number one performance advertising and e-commerce platform. They had success because they were able to generate hundreds of millions in revenue per year. The Don Ressler and Adam Goldenberg tag team turned their project into Intermix Media’s most successful division. Intermix Media was acquired by News Corp in the year 2005. Don Ressler decided that he could do more on his own so he left the company. Now free to realize his own ambitions he began brainstorming.

Ressler was certain that he had the knowledge and skills to become a success in the world of online performance advertising. He decided that he should start a new company that would exploit his talents for creating and promoting online brands. He formed a team composed of Alena Media’s elite and he launched a new project called Brand Ideas. Don’s idea was to do direct to consumer brand building which was a new territory for online marketing at the time. His first site that he launched was DERMSTORE. It focused on selling cosmetics and skincare in the online market place. It was a success. Don Ressler rode this score and next created an online weight loss system called SENSA. This second company was also highly profitable and pioneered the art of online marketing for its niche. Don now had made a large name for himself and he as able to attract $33 million from investors who wanted to be a part of his future projects.

 

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From Yoga Studio to Nightclub: Kate Hudson Designs With Every Woman in Mind

Actress and co-founder Kate Hudson has been making headlines with Facebook’s Fabletics page, an activewear line designed to bridge the gap between luxury and accessibility. Launched in 2013, the Fabletics missions is simple: to offer stylish and high quality gear at a price that includes all women and lifestyle needs.
In a recent chat with MarieClaire.com and in Twitter.com, handle Hudson opened up about the debut of her new line of athleisure dresses, as well as swimwear, for Fabletics. Taking her passion for attractive activewear to the next level, Hudson tells Marie Claire, “We’re taking the active girl, taking her out on the town, and keeping her casual!” Using the same trademark high performance materials, the dresses are designed to offer comfort and mobility, as well as a flattering silhouette, to standard nightlife attire. A few of the dresses, such as the Tropez dress, have built-in bras, adding further ease and support. “High fashion companies like Alaia and Hervé Leger also make dresses that suck you in,” Hudson says,”and that’s basically what we’re doing with these—at a price that’s more affordable.”

The new line of Fabletics swimwear is also intended to offer sturdy and stylish support for the performance focused, with pieces such as the Raquel bikini top and Halah Maillot cut out one-piece designed for beach loungers and yoga enthusiasts alike. “We want people to feel like they’re protected in our clothes without compromising a little bit of sexiness and femininity,” Hudson says.

That refusal to compromise quality for the sake of cost has no doubt contributed to the steadily growing Youtube brand loyalty, and Hudson praises the company’s model for allowing them to create athleisure high fashion at an affordable price. On the Fabletics website Hudson encourages women to lead healthy and active lives, and reiterates to Marie Claire that “our company’s really about motivating people to get on board and be healthy (and fit!). So it’s important for us to be able to reach a broader spectrum of people.”

Coriant Lands a New Customer in Asia

One of Asia’s main Internet hubs, Chief Telecom, recently selected Coriant as the provider to increase Chief Telecom’s Data Center Interconnect (DCI) services. Chief Telecom is one of the largest providers in Taiwan.

Coriant is a leading supplier of network equipment and technologies. Its history begins in Munich Germany, in the Transmission Technology department of Siemens. Those researchers took Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH) and improved and transformed it into Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH). The technology continued to evolve, and by the early 2000s they created Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM), which enables even greater capacity for transmission, around a terabit per second. It’s also called optical transport network (OTN).

As the technology advanced, the business structures merged and morphed. Siemens became Nokia Siemens Networks Optical Networks. Nokia Siemens spun Coriant off as a separate company in 2013, under the ownership of Martin Equity. Later, Martin Equity merged Coriant with Tellabs.

The CEO of Coriant is Shaygan Kheradpir, an experienced information technology business executive. He went to Cornell University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, as well as a master’s and doctoral degree in the same subject. He was born in London, but grew up in Iran. He joined GTE Laboratories in 1987, where he helped develop network routing, and gained respect for delivering new products.

When GTE merged with Bell Atlantic to create Verizon Communications, Kheradpir became president of the division for e-business. Eventually he became Verizon’s first Chief Information Officer. Under his leadership, they diversified into more services in telecommunications. In January 2014 he took over as CEO of Juniper Networks. Later, he joined Martin Equity, and in September 2015 he became Chairman and CEO of Coriant, replacing Pat Pietro.

Coriant is a provider of optical network equipment and technologies for the Backbone network, handling data, video and mobile. It has a number of international customers, including China Unicom and Telia Sonera International Carrier (TSIC). Products include Transcend SDN Solution (Software Defined Networking) and Transport Network Management System (TNMS). Their technological solutions include Universal Switching and Transport and ROADMs. They help out mobile network operators, cable MSOs and rural network operators.

Chief Telecom chose Coriant’s hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform, which will help them keep up with the business demand for cloud-based services.

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