Christopher talks with Peter Russell, founder of Kindling, about his long, eventful career, how he came to develop his company and how it is transforming the lives of young people.
Kindling is a video-based mentorship platform that empowers young adults, with the skills and mindsets, to thrive personally and professionally. Peter brings 30 years of experience as a senior executive in advertising, sales and marketing. Peter worked with some of the most powerful brands in the world, including ESPN and CNN, and has had the great fortune of working for some of the most visionary minds in Corporate America, including Ted Turner, Bob Iger, and George Bodenheimer.
His extensive experience in interviewing, hiring, training, and mentoring young executives has prepared him well for this important responsibility and personal calling. Peter graduated from Villanova University with a business degree in marketing and was captain of the varsity tennis team. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife, author Kat Yeh, and their two children.
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