Archive by category Executive Spotlight

Executive Spotlight: Peter Arvai, Prezi CEO and Co-Founder, Wants to Help You Share Your World-Changing Ideas

Peter Arvai, CEO and co-founder of the presentation software program Prezi, is of Hungarian descent; however, he was born and raised in Sweden, and has lived on three continents throughout his life. This multicultural upbringing really sets the stage for his life’s work and great accomplishments. “I was always interested in exploring cultures and building […]

Executive Spotlight: Janine Popick, CEO and Founder of VerticalResponse – Bringing Easy Marketing Solutions To Small Business

After more than 20 years of experience leading direct and online marketing programs for some of the biggest companies in tech and entertainment such as NBC Internet,, Claris Corp (a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Inc) and Symantec Corporation, Janine Popick struck out on her own and started VerticalResponse in 2001. VerticalResponse, which was started […]

Executive Spotlight: HP MagCloud’s Andrew Bolwell Is Helping To Ensure Your Small Business Voice Is Heard

When asked what his least favorite part of his job is, Andrew Bolwell jokes, “Licking the stamps for our USPS deliveries.” Bolwell is the General Manager of HP’s MagCloud, an online publishing business for magazine-quality printing. Magcloud allows anyone to upload, print, share and sell their content on the MagCloud website. It’s a simple and […]

Executive Spotlight: Liz Pearce Helped Liquid Planner Find Success Through Old-Fashioned Hard Work

When she was only 35, Liz Pearce took over Seattle-based LiquidPlanner, making her the youngest CEO in the area. At the time, the online project management tool was still just a startup with no capital backing. Pearce believed in the company, however, having served as its COO for six years. Without any venture capital backing, […]