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Jun 22, 2016

The New York Times has called him "a public relations all-star who knows everything about new media and then some", while Investor's Business Daily has labeled him "crazy, but effective". 

Peter Shankman is a spectacular example of what happens when you merge the power of pure creativity with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and a dose of adventure, and make it work to your advantage. A bestselling author, entrepreneur, speaker, and worldwide connector, Peter is recognized worldwide for radically new ways of thinking about Customer Service, Entrepreneurship, Social Media, PR, marketing and advertising.

Peter is best known for founding Help A Reporter Out, (HARO) which in under a year became the de-facto standard for thousands of journalists looking for sources on deadline, offering them more than 200,000 sources around the world looking to be quoted in the media. HARO is currently the largest free source repository in the world, sending out over 1,500 queries from worldwide media each week. HARO’s tagline, “Everyone is an Expert at Something”, proves over and over again to be true, as thousands of new members join at helpareporter.com each week. In June of 2010, less than two years after Peter started HARO in his apartment, it was acquired by Cision, Inc.

Peter is the founder of ShankMinds: Breakthrough, a private online entrepreneurial community, with members in more-than ten countries. Peter also hosts the award-winning podcast on ADD and ADHD, Faster Than Normal, which is helping to turn the conversation around ADHD from curse to gift, by interviewing successful people who have made ADHD their secret superpower.  Peter’s Customer Service and Social Media clients have included American Express, Sprint, The US Department of Defense, Royal Bank of Canada, Snapple Beverage Group, Saudi Aramco, Foley Hoag, LLP, NASA, Haworth, Walt Disney World, Abercrombie and Kent, The Ad Council, Discovery Networks, New Frontier Media, Napster, Juno, Dream Catcher Destinations Club, Harrah’s Hotels, and many, many others.

Peter is the author of four books: Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid Fans (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2015); Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management is Over, and Collaboration Is In (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013,); Customer Service: New Rules for a Social Media World (Que Biz-Tech 2010,); and Can We Do That?! Outrageous PR Stunts That Work--And Why Your Company Needs Them (Wiley and Sons, 2006,). 

He’s a frequent keynote speaker and workshop presenter at conferences and tradeshows worldwide, including:  South by Southwest, Affiliate Summit, BlogWorld, TBEX, The Public Relations Society of America, CTIA, CTAM, CES, PMA, OMMA, Mobile Marketing Asia, and the Direct Marketing Association.

Peter is an angel investor in early stage startup companies, sits on multiple advisory boards, and is honored to sit on the NASA Civilian Advisory Council, appointed to his position by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.

A marketing pundit for several national and international news channels, including Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC, Peter is frequently quoted in major media and trade publications, including:  The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Daily News, The Associated Press, Reuters and USA Today.

A proud Boston University graduate, Peter started his career at America Online as a Senior News Editor, helping found the AOL Newsroom and spearheading coverage of the Democratic and Republican 1996 conventions, which marked the first time an online news service covered any major political event.

Born and raised in New York City, Peter still resides there with his beautiful wife and daughter, and two cats. In the few hours of spare time Peter has per month he’s completed 13 marathons, seven Olympic distance triathlons, two half-Ironman triathlons, and one full Ironman Triathlon. He’s also a “B” licensed skydiver with over 400 jumps. In 2011, Peter authored a tweet that was voted as one of the Top Ten Tweets of the year by Twitter, out of more than 160,000,000,000 tweets sent.

Peter is one of the extraordinary guests featured on The One Way Ticket Show.

In the podcast, Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket, no coming back!  Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

Several of Steven's guests have included:  Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; CNN's Richard Quest & Bill Weir; Journalist-Humorist-Actor Mo Rocca (of CBS Sunday Morning & The Cooking Channel's "My Grandmother's Ravioli" fame); Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; as well as leading photographers, artists, writers and more.

Jun 7, 2016

Dr. Efraim Chalamish is a powerful public speaker whose intellect and passion have seen him travel across the globe to lecture, provide high-level government counsel, educate and inspire.

Efraim has worked in international legal practices in New York, Paris, and Israel.  His work has included international arbitration disputes, energy and cross-border transactions for multinational clients.  He has been teaching International Investment Law and Energy Deals at New York University and serves as a visiting professor at IESE Business School.

He was selected to be a Global Fellow at New York University, where he explored global governance of corporations and multilateral institutions, the intersection of business and national security, energy and sovereign wealth funds’ economics and policy, international investment arbitration, and global governance and financial regulation.

His articles have been published in leading journals and magazines in the US and Europe.  An exclusive contributor to Economonitor of Roubini Global Economics and regular analyst for The Huffington Post, Project Syndicate, The Gulf Times, The Jerusalem Post, The marker, Haaretz and Jewish Week.

Efraim was the founder and president of the Global Center for Economic Development and Security and is distinguished by his passion for law, Israel and empowering others to better understand complex realities and make informed choices.

He has worked intimately with the sovereign funds and asset management industry and provided advice on funds’ governance, investment management and risk allocation. 

Efraim has been consistently involved in public service and diplomacy.  He is highly committed to helping various non-profit organizations with their strategic thinking and leadership needs and is a frequent guest speaker at many international institutions, communities and universities.  He has the ability to transmit complicated concepts in a straightforward and accessible manner.

He was named by the French Government as a Future Global Leader for 2011.  He has served as a board member and a Permanent Representative to the United Nations of the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and was the founding Co-Chairman of the American Jewish Committee’s ACCESS.  Dr. Chalamish is a recipient of several prestigious awards and fellowships, such as “36 under 36” of the Jewish world and Goldman International Fellowship.

Efraim is a sought after and dynamic public speaker and his presentations have consistently engaged and inspired around the world.

Dr. Chalamish is one of the extraordinary guests featured on The One Way Ticket Show.

In the podcast, Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket, no coming back!  Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

Several of Steven's guests have included:  Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; CNN's Richard Quest & Bill Weir; Journalist-Humorist-Actor Mo Rocca (of CBS Sunday Morning & The Cooking Channel's "My Grandmother's Ravioli" fame); Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; as well as leading photographers, artists, writers and more.

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