NativeAdVantage 10-Q2BA:

(10 Questions 2B Answered)

What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
Biggest success?
What are your aspirations?
Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
Favorite People?
Favorite Places?
Favorite Products?
Current Passions?

Featured NativeAdVantage:

Andy Weir: Author of "The Martian"

John Philipson: VP, Six Senses Resorts

Tom Sito: Chair of Animation, USC Film School

Elizabeth Wynn: Broker, Sotheby's RE

Leonard Greenhalgh: Professor, Tuck-Darmouth)

Ryan Blair: NY Times Best Selling Author/Entrepreneur


Featured NativeAdVice:

Shai Reshef: Founder of University of the People

Paul D'Arcy: SVP of Indeed

Susan Hatje: GM of Mandarin Oriental, NY

Dan Laufer: Co-Founder of RentLingo

Hilary Laney: President of Tri-Digital

Greg Marsh: Co-Founder of onefinestay

Omar Qari: Co-Founder of Abacus

Gabriell Weinberg: Founder of DuckDuckGo

Stacy Rauen: E-I-C of Hospitality Design Mag

Jon Gray: CRO of HomeAway

Joe Speiser: Co-Founder of

Ben McKean: Co-Founder of HungryRoot

John Boiler: Founder/CEO of 72andSunny

Wayne Pacelle: CEO of The Humane Society of the US

Tom Guay: GM at The Sagamore Resort

Dr. Alejandro Junger: Founder of The Clean Program

Rob Flaherty: CEO of Ketchum

Neil Thanedar: Founder/CEO of LabDoor

Andy Grinsfelder: VP of Sales/Marketing, Delaware North Resorts

Laura Frerer-Schmidt: VP/Publisher of Women's Health

Avi Steinlauf: CEO of

Kathy Bloomgarden: CEO of Ruder Finn

Gabriel Flateman: Co-Founder/CTO of Casper

Mark Bartels: CEO of StumbleUpon

Bill Hagelstein: President/CEO of RPA

Adam Singolda: Founder/CEO of Taboola

Jonathan Plutzik: Proprietor of The Betsy-South Beach

Jessica Scorpio: Founder/VP of Marketing at GetAround

Ralph McRae: CEO of Leading Brands

Warren Berger: Bestselling Author

Liz Kaplow: Founder/CEO of Kaplow Communications

Dave Girouard: Founder/CEO of UpStart

Dave Asprey: Founder of BullectProof Executive

Douglas C. Smith: President of EDSA

Val Difebo: CEO of Deutsch NY

Guido Polito: CEO of Baglioni Hotels

Doyle Graham, Jr.: CEO of Valencia Group

Oscar Farinetti: Founder of Eataly

Angelo Sotira: CEO of DeviantART

Ali Khwaja: CFO of Safecharge

Zach Erdem: Proprietor of 75 Main

Jim Beley: GM of The Umstead Hotel

Alexis Gelburd-Kimler: Proprietor of West Bridge

Elie Georges: Proprietor of Hotel San Regis

Kalen Caughey: Founder o VOKE Tab

Michael Friedenberg: CEO of IDG

Donna Karan: Founder of DKNY

Edward Nardoza: Editor-in-Chief of WWD

Scott Dadich: Editor-in-Chief of Wired

Rhona Murphy: Former CEO of The Daily Beast

David J. Pecker: CEO of American Media

Lilian Roten: VP of Swissotel Hotels

Kenny Dichter: Founder/CEO of Wheels Up

Joshua Tetrick: Founder/CEO of Hampton Creek

Paul James: Global Brand Leader of The Luxury Collection

Dr. James Wagner: President of Emory University

Amy Thompson: President of ATM Artists & Management

Neil Gillis: President of Round Hill Music

Brett Matteson: President of Columbia Hospitality

Jonathan Reckford: CEO of Habitat For Humanity

Phil Harrison: President/CEO of Perkins+Will

Chef Bill Telepan

Tony Horton: Founder of P90X

Beth Weissenberger: Co-Founder of The Handel Group

Michael Fertik: Founder/CEO of

Dana Cowin: Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine

Bob Proctor: Chairman of Proctor/Gallagher Institute

Dennis Turcinovic: Owner of Delmonicos

Vittorio Assaf: Co-Founder of Serafina Restaurant Group

Shafqat Islam: Co-Founder of Newscred

Matt Williams: CEO of The Martin Agency

Bruce Rogers: Executive Chef at Hale & Hearty

Caleb Merkl: Co-Founder of Maple

Candy Argondizza: VP of Culinary at ICC

Neil Sazant: President of The Sagamore

Matt Straz: Founder/CEO of Namely

Terry Couglin: Managing Partner of Marta/Maialino

Andrei Cherny: Co-Founder/CEO of Aspiration

Ronen Nissenbaum: Managing Director of Waldorf Astoria NY

Patrick Godfrey: President of Godfrey Q

Sarah Berman: Founder/President of The Berman Group

Michael Schwartz: Owner of Genuine Hospitality Group

Stephan Aarstol: Founder/CEO of Tower Paddle Boards

Peter Shaindlin: COO of Halekulani Corp.

August Cardona: Founder/CEO of Epicurean Group

Nick Kenner: Co-Founder of Just Salad

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Graham Goodkind: Founder & Chairman, Frank

Graham Goodkind is the founder and Chairman of Frank, one of the UK's most respected and award-winning consumer PR consultancies, with offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Sydney.  Prior to Frank, Graham was at the centre of the dotcom boom with, a free web-based email service he started, which he successfully sold.  He cut his teeth in the world of public relations at Lynne Franks PR, famous for being the inspiration for the TV series "Absolutely Fabulous", where he worked his way up from a trainee to Managing Director.  These days, he combines his role at Frank with a portfolio career where he is a 'Dutch Uncle': a term for a new type of business advisor/non-exec who offers straight-talking advice without pulling any punches to educate, encourage, challenge and inspire CEOs and business leaders to achieve results that they did not think possible.  He is also a Board Advisor to Green Square, a corporate finance advisory boutique, where he works with clients on the challenges and issues they face as they seek to grow and maximise the value of their business and ultimately seek a sale, merger or acquisition.  He also has other board appointments in the not-for-profit sector.

What do you love most about Your City?

London is a great place if you make the effort.  Otherwise it just seems a bit big and smelly.  I love the opportunities it affords to lap up a bit of culture, particularly theatre.  But I think the thing I most love is my visits to the Emirates Stadium to see my beloved Arsenal in action.

Favorite breakfast meal & restaurant?

I always look forward to breakfast meetings with my mentor at 5 Hertford Street where I normally have a poached egg with some bacon (and HP Sauce of course). 

What are you doing at:

6:00 AM – sleeping.  I get up at 6:33am.

10:00 AM – Unless I’ve got a whole day at one of the companies I work with then I’m usually dashing between meetings.  Having gone plural I’m constantly on the go.  If I am in somewhere like Frank, then I’m probably either chairing a board meeting with my fellow directors or involved in some mad cap brainstorm trying to come up with a great idea for a client.  I love the creative and the commercial side of that business.

12:00 PM - Favorite Power Lunch spot/meal?

The Club at The Ivy / Sashimi followed by the cod (although their daily roasts are very tempting sometimes) 

7:00 PM -

Dinner with my wife, Lisa.  Although she’s vegan and I’m paleo so there’s not a lot of similarity in what we eat!

11:00 PM – Upstairs in the cinema at home playing FIFA online against people from across the world.  I have worked on video game clients since I started in PR and even at my age, am still hooked!

What drink do you need to get through the day and at the end (and how many)?

2-3 strong expressos or black Americanos; 2-3 Diet Cokes; lots of water; maybe one or two glasses of wine a week (I really cut down on the alcohol earlier in the year and feel miles better for it).

Most used App/Favorite Instagram Account?

Waze / alecmonopoly

What should everyone try at least once?

Yogic flying.

Where do you enjoy getting lost?

On the golf course.  Which is quite easy to do when I’m really spraying my shots about!