Every successful career starts somewhere. Hear leading influencers—from entrepreneurs to actresses and activists—describe #HowIGotHere.
Every successful career starts somewhere. How I Got Here reveals the stories behind the journeys of leading influencersâfrom entrepreneurs to actresses and activists. Listen to how Doug Bouton turned Halo Top from a kitchen creamery into a blockbuster brand, how Lauren Simmons become the youngest full-time female trader on the New York Stock Exchange, and how Mandy Gonzalez went from backup singer to Broadway star. Bryant Terry and Van Brooks explain how they used their passion to change hearts and minds. Melissa Butler and Jason Mayden talk about starting over and persevering, and Kamliah Forbes describes what propelled her career path in the arts. Each story is a lesson in focus, drive, and determination. Follow #HowIGotHere on LinkedIn to hear more.
How I Got Here
Every successful career starts somewhere
Doug Bouton, president and COO of Halo Top Creamery
Melissa Butler, founder and CEO of The Lip Bar
Jason C. Mayden, CEO and cofounder of Super Heroic
Bryant Terry, chef and food justice activist
Lauren Simmons, from trader on the NYSE to keynote speaker
Mandy Gonzalez, leading actress on Broadway
Kamilah Forbes, executive producer at the Apollo Theater
Van Brooks, founder and executive director of Safe Alternative Foundation for Education
Emily K. Graham, partner and America's financial sector leader, FleishmanHillard
Daymond John, CEO of FUBU, The Shark Group, and TV host
Wade "The Barber" Menendez, barber and entrepreneur