Produced in association with Jared Kleinert and Roberto Blake, “Stories from the 3 Billion Under 30” is a web series featuring interviews with world-class Millennial entrepreneurs and the mentors that guide them. Hosted by Jared Kleinert, each episode we hang out with our guest, do something fun, talk about the story that leads these people to where they are, and share practical advice for anyone who aspires to follow a similar path.
See the playlist of all full episodes HERE
Or Check out the first five full episodes below…
The Story of Alex Wolf & Boss Babe
Alex Wolf is a proud futurist helping to articulate the often ignored changes happening in the Information Age and teaching Millennials how to capitalize in this amazingly opportunistic time in history. Most known for her prominently viral marketing skills, she’s built the fastest growing platform of over a quarter million (250,000+) millennial business women on the Internet in less than a year. For that, she’s been named to Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People In Business” List and has appeared in Forbes, Adweek, and dozens of other outlets. Alex was using a mouse at two and emailed the Spice Girls by five. Through her passion for social influence and trends, she has developed an intimidatingly impressive talent for spotless brand creation, innovative marketing and analyzing social impact.
The Story of Furious Pete
Pete Czerwinski better known as “Furious Pete” is a world famous competitive eater and body builder. He is also a YouTuber with over 3 Million Subscribers. Pete has overcome many challenges throughout his life, including combating Anorexia as a teenager and cancer as a young adult. His YouTube videos at http://www.youtube.com/furiouspete show off his skills in both eating and fitness, as well as daily vlogs. He currently hosts a TV show for German TV, holds numerous Guinness World Records, is a sponsored athlete, a M.Eng in Manufacturing and posts regularly on YouTube.
The Story of Virginia Salas Kastilio
Virginia Salas Kastilio is a Writer, Snapchat Influencer, Viner and YouTuber dedicated to helping people embrace vulnerability and honesty, living the life they deserve instead of being trapped in a career and lifestyle of silent desperation.Virginia helps Millennials and other generations take practical steps towards self improvement, financial independence and self awareness. Her message focuses on taking real action and understanding your value and your values and how to approach things practically.
The Story of Dan Schawbel
Dan Schawbel is a Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, an executive development firm dedicated to rethinking and reimagining the workplace, with members including Disney, Google, Macy’s, GE, IBM, Hilton, and Google. Dan is also the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. He is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success (St. Martin’s Press) and the #1 international bestselling book, Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future (Kaplan Publishing), which combined have been translated into 15 languages. Dan is a columnist at both TIME and FORBES, and has been featured in over 1,200 media outlets, such as “The Today Show” on NBC, “Street Signs” on CNBC, “The Nightly Business Report” on PBS, “The Willis Report” on Fox Business, “Fox & Friends” on Fox News, NPR, People Magazine, GQ, The Economist and Wired Magazine. He’s spoken at Google, NBC Universal, McGraw-Hill, Oracle, Harvard Business School, MIT, Time Warner, IBM, and CitiGroup. Dan was named to the Inc. Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2010, the Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 List in 2012, and BusinessWeek cites him as someone entrepreneurs should follow.
The Story Of IBM’s “Next Gen Intrapreneur” Samantha Klein
Samantha Klein is IBM’s first-ever Next Gen Intrapreneur, the corporate version of Lewis and Clark, identifying new frontiers while simultaneously innovating IBM’s brand to be more relevant, tangible and conversation-worthy with the Next Gen (Millennial and Gen Z) audience. She is credited with founding and leading IBM’s first and only global Millennial community, IBM Millennial Corps, which represents over 6,000 Millennials across over 70 countries. In addition, Samantha is an Advisory Board member of sparks & honey, an Omnicom agency, and was a participant on the inaugural Millennial Trains Project. She has earned numerous industry accolades, including being named a Channel Changer in the IT industry by CompTIA, and has been covered on Forbes, Fortune, Big Think and more. You can follow her on Twitter @samjoyk.