Margot Sandenbergh is a serial entrepreneur, product developer and business strategist.
Over the span of her career, Margot has used her skills to lead in many fields:
As a business executive, she served as the CEO and president of the AutoCAD Centre Africa, representing the products of NASDAQ-listed CAD software manufacturer Autodesk. She led the sales, training and application software development departments. She quadrupled the revenue in three years and negotiated the sale to the JSE-listed company, Anglovaal. Margot is also the CEO and cofounder of COMDUIT, a platform for entrepreneurs and startup teams.
As a software developer, Margot helped develop PQ, a psychological testing program and created the first interactive touchscreen voter information kiosk, which was funded by UNESCO for South Africa’s first democratic elections.
As a publisher, Margot founded a city entertainment magazine in South Africa, SA citylife, which was based loosely on New York Magazine and Time Out. She led the creative and editorial teams and the advertising and business operations. Margot is also the co-founder of the award-winning SPOT ON media agency in NYC, a content marketer, custom publisher and marketing consultancy.
As a TV producer, she developed and extended the citylife brand from a magazine product to two weekly TV shows, big city on M-NET(cable) and citylife on e-tv (network), which won awards for best magazine show in South Africa in 2000 and 2001 respectively. The brand also spawned an in-flight magazine, entertainment events, and a smart-card CRM loyalty club.
Margot received a B.Sc. from the University of South Africa with a double major in computer science and psychology. She received an MBA from the University of Cape Town, where she graduated cum laude and won the Andersen Consulting IT award.
Margot currently serves on multiple nonprofit boards, including the advisory board of NYU Langone’s Center for the Study and Treatment of Pain (CSTP).
Don Phin has been a California employment practices attorney since 1983. After he litigated cases for 17 years, he figured out how ridiculous it all was, and decided to help employees and companies avoid destructive dramas. In 2002 Don built HRThatWorks which he sold to ThinkHR in 2014. Don has been the co-editor of the prestigious EPLiC Journal and is the author of five books on employment practices, and has created dozens of training programs and presented to hundreds of CEO, HR, and insurance groups.
Jackie is president emeritus of Wheelock College, a 129-year old private college specializing in educating teachers and social workers. Under Jackie’s strategic leadership, Wheelock significantly increased its endowment and successfully completed the largest capital campaign in the College’s history. Jackie also initiated the College’s first Facilities Masterplan resulting in the construction of a contemporary multipurpose Campus Center, modern renovations to student dormitories, and a new state-of the-art, technology based Center for Learning and Innovation. She added new areas of study including cross-disciplinary and online programs, increased undergraduate enrollment and internationalized the campus experience for faculty and students.
In 1983, Jackie became the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury, MA, one of Boston’s first and now, one of the largest community-based health and human service organizations serving diverse, vulnerable populations. Under Jackie’s leadership, Dimock emerged from the verge of bankruptcy to a highly successful and sustainable benchmark institution that successfully integrated comprehensive health and human services, including new programming in workforce development, primary and behavioral healthcare, child and family-center services, transitional housing and a community based research program to develop innovative strategies for meeting the priority needs of inner-city residents. Her personal commitment to improve society extends to active community and civic engagement.
Jackie is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, Schott Foundation for Public Education, Center for Community Change, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and Century Bank and Trust Company. She raises public awareness about education and other public sector issues on a national (and global) scale by speaking and writing in a variety of media.
Carol A. Moody is Entergy Nuclear Operations' Vice President of Human Resources. She has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of Human Resources across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, metals processing, utilities and nuclear power.
Carol has a Masters degree in Labor and Industrial Relations and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Michigan State University.
John J. Connolly, Ed.D. is the President & CEO of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publisher of America's Top Doctors®. He is also Chairman of Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC, a concierge medicine company. John served as President of New York Medical College, the nation's second largest private medical college, for more than ten years. He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, and a Director of the Northeast Business Group on Health. He was formerly a member of the President's Council of the United Hospital Fund, and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.
John served on the board of the Culinary Institute of America for over 20 years where he is now Chairman Emeritus. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Worcester State College, a Master's degree from the University of Connecticut, and a Doctor of Education degree in College and University Administration from Teacher's College, Columbia University. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Mercy College (LHD) Worcester State University (LHD) and Daemen College.
Kevin Wilson is a business development executive with CBIZ Valuation Group, LLC. He has more than 20 years of experience in business development.
Kevin spent almost thirteen years practicing in public accounting focusing on tax, business consulting and investment advisory services. During that time Kevin built a successful clientele following, becoming a Shareholder in his firm. He is a Certified Public Accountant with continuous Texas certification since 1995.
Kevin decided to focus his career efforts on business development and left public accounting to do so. After nearly six years of performing business development work for other companies, Kevin started his own company at the start of 2012.
Prior to joining CBIZ Valuation Group, Kevin was responsible for internal business development operations management at Ernst and Young, LLP in their Dallas office. He has also held business development roles with Robert Half Management Resources, UHY LLP and Jefferson Wells (now Experis).
Andrew serves as Employee Confidential's VP Partner Management and Business Development for the UK and EU.
He has held senior international sales leadership and general management positions with high growth and blue-chip enterprises building direct and channel operations throughout EMEA, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. His unique blend of experience encompasses SaaS business solutions in financial services, HR and ERP and Technology solutions in Application development, Networking and advanced Data Centre solutions using PaaS and IaaS delivery models. Andrew studied Business Computing at the University of Plymouth.
Yahya is Employee Confidential's Business Development Strategist for the MENA region.
He aims to develop effective, dedicated client relationships and partnerships based on trust. He has a proven track record of implementing the necessary business development strategies to accomplish breakthrough sales objectives while creating unique market entries, managing business relationships, building credibility, and establishing immediate rapport with potential clients.
His background is in market research, has over seven years of experience selling SaaS solutions for Marketing, Healthcare, and Technology teams. Yahya was the business development manager at both LyRise and Centro CDX.
Yahya studied Business Administration at the Modern Academy in Cairo.
With an entrepreneurial spirit, Yahya is leading EC's growth and market differentiation in the MENA region.
Sreenivas has worked across Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Partnership functions with high growth companies in India. He served as senior manager of business development for Unistal Systems, Virtuos Digital and Volody Products.
Sreenivas specializes in generating revenue & sales and helps organizations on the foundation of mutual trust and value –co creation. His unique blend of experience encompasses SaaS CRM solutions, ERP and Compliance Management.
Sreenivas graduated in Electronics and Communication from Karnatak University.