12 episodes

Opportunity Makers is a series of profiles on storytellers in the immigrant community in honor of National Immigrants Day on October 28th.
A company founded by two immigrants - Anda Gansca & Aron Tzimas - Knotch values the diverse perspectives and ideas that the immigrant community bring to the workplace, and we are excited to celebrate some of those diverse voices here.

Opportunity Makers Knotch

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Opportunity Makers is a series of profiles on storytellers in the immigrant community in honor of National Immigrants Day on October 28th.
A company founded by two immigrants - Anda Gansca & Aron Tzimas - Knotch values the diverse perspectives and ideas that the immigrant community bring to the workplace, and we are excited to celebrate some of those diverse voices here.

    Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia

    Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia

    In this Opportunity Makers interview Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, sits down with Knotch CEO & Co-Founder, Anda Gansca. Gary touches on a variety of topics related to his immigrant experience, including his coming to America story, what work ethic means to him, and how adversity is critical for future success.

    • 24 min
    Vineet Mehra, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Customer Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance

    Vineet Mehra, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Customer Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance

    This Opportunity Makers interview features Vineet Mehra, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Customer Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Vineet shares his perspective on many topics regarding the immigrant experience, including adapting to American culture, gaining personal freedom, and his advice to others hoping to make it in America.

    • 31 min
    Miriam Mburu, Global Marketing Senior Manager - Health Care Practice at Boston Consulting Group

    Miriam Mburu, Global Marketing Senior Manager - Health Care Practice at Boston Consulting Group

    In this Opportunity Makers Interview we connect with Miriam Mburu, the Global Marketing Senior Manager of Health Care Practice at Boston Consulting Group. In this conversation, Miriam discusses starting her network from scratch, the ways she stayed rooted in her culture here in the U.S., and how immigrants can use their boldness coming to America to forge ahead in their careers.

    • 13 min
    Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing at Nextdoor

    Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing at Nextdoor

    In this Opportunity Makers interview, we connected with Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing at Nextdoor. During this conversation, Maryam discusses a variety of topics on the immigrant experience, such as her identity coming to America, our country’s approach to diversity & inclusion, and what being an immigrant woman in tech means to her.

    • 33 min
    Lina Shields, Chief Media Officer of Lilly USA at Eli Lilly and Company

    Lina Shields, Chief Media Officer of Lilly USA at Eli Lilly and Company

    In this Opportunity Makers interview, we connected with Lina Shields, Chief Media Officer of Lilly USA at Eli Lilly and Company, on coming to America, the diversity on her team, and how she uses her immigrant experience to give others a seat at the table.

    • 27 min
    Emily Chang, CEO, China at McCann Worldgroup

    Emily Chang, CEO, China at McCann Worldgroup

    In this Opportunity Makers interview we connect with Emily Chang, CEO of China at McCann Worldgroup. Throughout the conversation, Emily touches on a variety of topics, including her experiences growing up as a child of immigrant parents, the intersectionality of her identities, and the power of embracing humor in your circumstances.

    • 26 min

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