Yitzi Weiner

Author: Yitzi Weiner
Yitzi Weiner is a journalist, author, and the CEO of Thought Leader Incubator, a leading business incubator based in Maryland. Yitzi is the author of five books and is the Editor-In-Chief of Authority Magazine. He is also a frequent contributor to Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and contributed to Forbes and The Huffington Post. In 2017, he created the popular, “5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me” series that highlights the lessons learned from the experiences of high-profile entrepreneurs and public figures. Yitzi is also a dynamic educator, teacher, and orator. He currently lives in Maryland with his wife and children.

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: With Aidaa Wong, Co-founder of Luxsens

October 21, 2018
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I had the pleasure of interviewing Aidaa Wong. Aidaa Wong is a serial entrepreneur in the artificial intelligence and blockchain sectors. Since 2015, Aidaa and her co-founder have successfully managed a big data and AI tech company for personal luxury goods. The company creates solutions for price transpar...

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Ellison Madsen

September 12, 2018
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I had the pleasure of interviewing Ellison Madsen, a Summer Games intern at Booz Allen Hamilton. She is a Computer Science major currently attending Manhattan College. For the past 10 weeks she’s been a part of the team working on supply chain logistics with blockchain. Thank you so much for doing this wit...

Meet The Women of The Blockchain: Kat Kuzmeskas, President and CEO of Simplyvital Health

September 12, 2018
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“If I could start a movement, it really would be on increasing the flow and access of healthcare data in a secure and compliant way, globally. As stated above, healthcare data does not move specifically because of the pervasive misalignment of business incentives in healthcare. Countries where data is easi...

Leadership Lessons From Jason Remillard, President of LandStar, Inc.

September 8, 2018
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“It takes a community”. This phrase is key to much of what I do. I try and express my appreciation for others that are involved in what I do — regardless of the situation. I have held many roles, jobs and functions in my personal and professional life — I like to think I have some semblance of appreciation

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Swati Joshi, Founder and CEO of Loyela Protocol

September 5, 2018
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“Experiment and learn constantly. I read a lot of books to get new ideas and to learn new ways of doing things. I was new to blockchain till about a couple of years ago, but I made sure to attend events and read about it so I could learn. I decided to start Loyela as

Cryptocurrency Mining That Doesn’t Destroy The Environment” Words of Wisdom With Hugh Naylor

July 27, 2018
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“The process of creating new Bitcoin, known as mining, uses a wildly unsustainable amount of energy. It poses a threat to the environment. But Bitcoin Green is innovating a form of mining that requires far less energy than the dominant methods. I firmly believe that Bitcoin Green is doing the kind of work ...

Meet The Women of The Blockchain: Nydia Zhang, Co-founder of Social Alpha Foundation

July 25, 2018
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When I first mooted the idea of setting up the Social Alpha Foundation in 2016, I started to invest and dive into the blockchain space. Since then it’s exciting to see how blockchain has evolved from an underground fintech culture to a social phenomenon today. However, the general public’s understanding of...

Blockchain Can Transform Retail Industry, Insider Tips From Kelly Stickel

July 24, 2018
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“Fear Never Leaves, So Learn How To Move Forward Even Though You Are Afraid, That Is Courage” With Kelly Stickel “Know that you aren’t always inspired, and you need to move forward in spite of that. It is using your will that moves you forward. Fear never leaves, so learn how to move forward even though

13 Blockchain Insider Tips With Amy Vernon, Blockchain Transformed!

July 23, 2018
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“I’ve Gotten Where I Have By Being Curious, Instead Of Asking People To Do Things For Me, Learned How Those Things Work”- Amy Vernon “Be curious. I’ve gotten where I have by being curious. Instead of asking people to do things for me, I want to understand how those things work. I once converted a two-prong

“Beware Of Security Issues With Ledgers” 13 Blockchain Insider Tips With Kara Coppa, Cofounder of BLAKFX

July 12, 2018
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“Most of the blockchain ledgers rely on mining and by removing the miners, we can facilitate true peer-to-peer or person-to-person exchange thus eliminating any middle-man. And, we can still realize the many benefits of a distributed model without the need for miners — such as making it secure, faster and ...

The Sheer Amount Of Brainpower That’s Directed Toward Blockchain Projects Right Now Makes It An Exciting Space

July 10, 2018
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“The sheer amount of brainpower and effort that’s being directed toward blockchain projects right now makes it an exciting space in general. If you want to mingle with smart players, it’s the place to be.” I had the pleasure of interviewing Rosemary O’Neill, Co-Founder of Narrative Company. She has 20 year...

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Kathrine Olson Co-founder of Vevue

July 9, 2018
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“We are making the blockchain accessible to everyone. Not to mention, we’re also demonstrating the contribution women have made to the blockchain. For example, our second film to be released on Vevue is ‘Zulu Wedding.’ This beautiful movie is produced by an all-female team out of South Africa. They are dri...

For The First Time In History Everyone Can Have The Same Access To Invest In Promising Early-Stage Companies

July 2, 2018
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“ICO is revolutionary and has many exciting aspects. What is most exciting to me is that it levels the playground for all investors, whether you are a whale or a small guy. For the first time ever in the history of investing, everyone can have the access to invest in promising early-stage companies and get

“Beware of Elitism In the Industry” 13 Insider Tips With Alicia Ferratusco, Co-Founder of Starfish

June 26, 2018
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“Elitism in the industry. Blockchain needs to be accessible to the wider public. We can’t be guarded off from the rest of the economy and tech industry. In order for cryptocurrency and blockchain to take over the incumbent systems, we need it to remain decentralized and adopted across the world.” I had the...

Women Of The Blockchain: Elizabeth White, CEO of The White Company

June 26, 2018
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Elizabeth White: “The cryptocurrency boom has created a new asset class, bringing forward newly wealthy individuals who were experimenting with mining bitcoin or buying various coins in the early days. Usability is one thing really holding crypto back from mainstream adoption and is exactly what we’re addr...

“Beware Of The Potential For A Single Currency” 13 Insider Tips With Crystal Stranger, Co-Founder Of PeaCounts

June 25, 2018
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Crystal Stranger: “ I personally don’t think this will ever happen, but the idea of just one currency, even a decentralized one, terrifies me. Every network has some form of consensus used for validating transactions, but there is always a potential even with a very simple system like Bitcoin that control ...

Meet The Women Of The Blockchain: Intel’s Camille Morhardt

June 24, 2018
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Camille Morhardt : “One thing I’m passionate about is advocating for inclusion and people embracing one another. I co-chair Intel’s Out & Ally Leadership Council, which works with the LGBTQ community and senior executives within the company to help create a sense of belonging for everyone. Of course, w...

Meet The Women of The Blockchain: Nicole Boyar Founder of Rare Species and CMO of shEOS

June 23, 2018
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Nicole Boyar – “Our company is a female founded, female led company with a powerful mission, beyond our role as a Block Producer on the EOS blockchain. With blockchain we are building a whole new universe and we have the opportunity to break the mold, and to address some of the imbalances, out-...

13 Blockchain Insider Tips With Maria Eagleton, co-founder of ChargaCard

June 14, 2018
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“Every day we receive dozens of requests from people who are literally screaming for help, the millions of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck, stuck in a spiral of high interest debt. Just thinking about the fact that we can help these people and improve their lives, show them the value in how new techn...

Meet The Woman Of The Blockchain: Sarah Austin

June 14, 2018
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“I (Sarah Austin) would love to sit down with Google CEO Sundar Pichai who said AI is “one of the most important things that humanity is working on. It’s more profound than, I don’t know, electricity or fire,” adding that people learned to harness fire for the benefits of humanity, but also needed to overcome