Secret Academy Episode – Patrick Crowley

Secret Academy Episode - Patrick Crowley

Patrick Crowley worked as an Environmental Water Planner when he was considering solutions to the steadily growing water supply problem locally and globally. Rather than looking at a short-term solution to this problem, Pat dove into the base cause of this issue – agriculture. Understanding that the food we grow and farm currently uses 90% of our water supply, Pat looked to uncover an alternative food source that could be sustainable. Chapul was born. With the launch for “The World’s First Cricket Bar” on Kickstater in 2012, Chapul validated itself for potential success to become a revolution for the food industry providing food products using cricket flour. After appearing on Shark Tank and signing a partnership with Mark Cuban, Chapul’s slow and steady climb has turned into a sprint.

Secret Academy Episode – Brian Shafton

Secret Academy Episode - Brian Shafton

Brian Shafton is the owner and co-founder of RBC Records. Brian co-founded the company, alongside Ben Grossi, in 2001. Brian is an entrepreneur within the music industry and a calculated opportunist. Brian saw an opportunity for independent artists that fell into a huge gap because they weren’t yet able to sell enough units yet. RBC Records now provides a full service virtual label to artists and independent labels which is also a great alternative to signing with a major label. RBC pretty much covers it all, but they pride themselves in their ability to stay aware of industry trends and the reality of how impactful one’s social media presence and fanbase can be to an artist’s potential career.

Secret Academy Episode – David Osborn

Secret Academy Episode - David Osborn

David Osborn is the co-author of “Wealth Can’t Wait”, he is a serial entrepreneur and founder of over 50 companies. David is the CEO and owner of multiple Keller Williams franchises with annual sales volumes in excess of $8.5 billion per year and employing over 4500 real estate agents. David shares intel within the real estate industry on developing multiple streams of income, making it through the ups and downs of economic and housing markets, even how to decide if the real estate industry is right for you and how to win at it.

Secret to Success – Tony Horton

Secret to Success - Tony Horton

Tony Horton is the creator of the best-selling fitness series: P90X®, P90X2®, P90X3®, Ten Minute Trainer®, and 22 Minute Hard Corps®. Tony is also a world-class motivational speaker and the author of “Bring It”, “Crush It!” and “The Big Picture”. He promotes healthy living through exercise and proper nutrition and believes that what you fuel your body with is as…

Secret Academy Episode – Aaron Singerman

Secret Academy Episode - Aaron Singerman

Aaron Singerman is a name well known as the CEO and co-founder of Blackstone Labs. In 2016, the world was shocked when Aaron stepped down from his position as CEO of Blackstone and launched his new company, Redcon1. With the transition from Blackstone to Redcon1, Aaron has gained an exponential amount of knowledge and experience that run hand in hand with dealing with partnerships, legalities, business roles, distribution, and branding. Within the course of a year, this has helped Aaron scale Redcon1 to a higher level of success as it continues to grow.

Secret Academy Episode – Naveen Jain

Secret Academy Episode - Naveen Jain

Naveen Jain is one of few who has aimed his goals to change the world through innovation and technology, rather than simply making money. Naveen is a serial entrepreneur – some of the companies Naveen has founded are Moon Express, World Innovation Institute, Viome, TalentWise, Intelius, and InfoSpace. Naveen teaches that a successful business idea should target long-term problem solving, rather than short-term symptom solutions. Naveen is a philanthropist and aims at promoting broader awareness and drive to learn in order to help humanity revolutionize itself and solve the world’s biggest problems.

Secret Academy Episode – Caren Merrick

Secret Academy Episode - Caren Merrick

Caren Merrick is the CEO and founder of Pocket Mentor – an iTunes app for anyone with goals for improvement in self-awareness, leadership, discovering your strengths, and much more. Caren, alongside her husband, is also the co-founder of webMethods. Just as the internet was becoming popular, they grabbed at the opportunity to utilize the internet as a platform to connect global corporations with each other. Caren has plenty of advice and experience with gaining investors and getting the best outcomes with your funding. Caren took webMethods (while having $33 in her bank account at one point) and scaled it to the $200+ million yearly revenue it receives.