ABOUT KEVIN DAUM
Kevin Daum is an award-winning and bestselling author and marketer. He is the national columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. He is also an Inc. 500 entrepreneur whose sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales and two Amazon #1 best sellers. Drawing on his background in theatret and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe.
Kevin has authored several books, including the forthcoming Video Marketing for Dummies (Wiley, April 2012), Amazon #1 Best Sellers ROAR! Get Heard in the Sales and marketing Jungle (Wiley), and Green$ense For the Home: Rating the Real Payoff on 50 Green Home Projects (Taunton), which was the 2011 winner of the American Society of Journalists and Author’s (ASJA) Outstanding Book Award. He also penned the best selling Building Your Own Home For Dummies (Wiley), and What the Banks Won’t Tell You (Grady Parsons).
Kevin shares his expertise to help individuals communicate effectively to reach their goals in business and life. He has built multiple businesses, including Stratford Financial Services, an Inc. 500 company; Mystery is Served, an entertainment company; and most recently TAE International and Roaring Video, which helps companies provide their customers The Awesome Experience by mastering compelling messaging, intentional marketing and memorable delivery.
Kevin consults to numerous companies and non-profit organizations and speaks regularly in the areas of customer experience, creativity, strategy, and execution. He also coaches executives on book development and thought leadership, as his most recent book proposals went from concept to contract in a few short months with major trade publishers.
Marketing and sales is a special form of theatre. Drawing upon a degree in theatre arts and involvement in more than 150 theatre productions, Kevin is changing the way corporations look at the arts as a training ground for business and entrepreneurship. As head of business development for Americans For the Arts’ Creativity Connection, he facilitated unique arts-based-learning programs for Fortune 500 companies. Kevin has been instrumental in the development of interdisciplinary arts and entrepreneurship curriculum at Baylor University, and he has published several articles on marketing and the managerial relationship between the arts and entrepreneurship.
Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Executive Leadership program and a longtime member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he has held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. The Entrepreneur’s Organization has bestowed the Global Learning Award on Kevin’s events 3 times, most recently in 2011. Previously Kevin was named one of the 40 people under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.
Pick Kevin's brain at kevin (at) roaringvideo.com.
ABOUT MI ELFVERSON
Mi Elfverson is a video producer and photographer based in Brighton, UK.
With a background in high-end international film production and commercial photography, Mi has a wide foundation and knowledge in all areas of the creative process of film-making. She has a sharp sense for story telling and an immaculate eye for details.
Mi has managed high budget international commercials and documentaries shot in Sweden, the UK, Europe and Hollywood, including Ericsson and VW, and documentaries such as Georgio Armani and Lara Croft for the UK Television.
She worked as casting director for more than 50 commercials for Scandinavian and International broadcast. She also cast parts of the award winning Swedish feature film “Tag mitt liv”, and was part of the casting team for the James Bond movie Goldeneye.
As an award winning commercial photographer, Mi has done regular photo contributions to The Argus News Paper, The Arty Magazine and Kemptown Rag.
One of Mi's most viral videos gained hundreds of thousands of hits worldwide. Of course it helped that that the subject was daring and somewhat provocative, but it makes for a fascinating film. Check it out here. (Not for the young)
Mi was born in Sweden and was educated at the Stockholm Film School, but has spent most of her time since 1996 in London, New York and Brighton, where she continued further education at New York Film Academy, New York University, Inchbald School of Interior Decoration and Brighton University.
Get the best of Mi at firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT MATT SCOTT
Matt Scott is a New York-based screenwriter, director, actor, video production manager, and film teacher, who has created original videos for FunnyOrDie.com and NBC’s Dotcomedy site. His freelance work includes numerous documentaries and video projects for educational and theatrical clients. He also serves as a production manager for B Productions, the house video company for New York Fashion Week. Matt teaches classes and seminars in video writing and production.
Need a laugh? Engage with Matt at matt (at) roaringvideo.com.