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Geoffrey Colon is the voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture. Thinking is his commodity. DJ, data punk, podcaster and author, Geoffrey is a Communications Designer at Microsoft in Redmond, WA for Microsoft search advertising (Bing).
Geoffrey has written for or been quoted in various publications and media outlets including Fast Company, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Billboard Magazine, Advertising Age, Digiday, Branding Strategy Insider, Entrepreneur and The Los Angeles Times. He has also appeared on Cheddar TV, NASDAQ Live, WABC-AM New York, BOOKSTR Talks and Marketplace on NPR. He is an avid speaker on the global marketing conference circuit. Disruptive Marketing is his first book.
Geoffrey is producer/host of the video series "The Disruptive Marketer" and podcast "Disruptive FM." He blogs regularly on Branding Strategy Insider. He also contributes original thought leadership to LinkedIn, Medium and the Bing Ads blog.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2013, Geoffrey was vice president of digital strategy at Ogilvy & Mather in New York City.
Geoffrey has spent 20 years in various marketing capacities working for and with several of the most influential brands including Red Bull, Spotify, Netflix, American Express, The Economist, Coca-Cola, IBM, WWE and Food Network. He spent a few years in the New York City tech startup world and several years in the music industry as DJ Geoffe where he released over a dozen commercially available house music compilations. He has also worked with several high profile musical artists including Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, The White Stripes and Moby.
He is a 1994 graduate of Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. Geoffery's website is: GeoffreyColon.net
Disruptive Marketing: What Growth Hackers, Data Punks, and Other Hybrid Thinkers Can Teach Us About Navigating the New Normal
by Geoffrey Colon
Jathan is the founder and CEO of Janove Organizations Solutions.
Having previously spent 25 years litigating employment relationships that had turned toxic, Jathan now works with employers as an organization development consultant, executive coach, and trainer to improve leadership, trust, accountability, retention and employee engagement.
Jathan is an internationally published author, his books include: “Managing to Stay Out of Court: How to Avoid the 8 Deadly Sins of Mismanagement” (which Dr. Stephen R. Covey described as “Marvelous! Every manager will benefit immensely”) and The Star Profile: A Management Tool To Unleash Employee Potential (a Gold Medal winner at Book Expo America 2009).
Jathan’s latest book is "Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from The Management Trenches." Marshall Goldsmith, world-renowned executive coach states, “Read this insightful book. It contains compelling stories with specific, actionable advice that will help anyone’s career.” Daniel H. Pink states, “By sharing many of his best stories and experiences, Jathan Janove creates a short-cut for us to the knowledge needed to become an empathetic, effective leader in the workplace.”
Jathan also writes the “Are Your Employees Engaged?” blog column for Business Management Daily, and blogs on his website. He is a longtime contributor to HR Magazine and other publications and is active on both LinkedIn and Twitter.
Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from the Management Trenches
by Jathan Janove