Welcome to Beyond Ben Bobo. The only streaming video show in Orange County that interviews thought leaders from all different generations, industries and cultures about life lessons they wish they’d learned earlier in life. Join us to hear pearls of wisdom, recipes for success, inspiration and key life lessons along the way for business and personal growth.

The BEYOND family of brands is hosted by Ben Bobo and covers categories from Beyond the Boardroom, Beyond the Start-up, Beyond Innovation, Beyond Sports and more.

 

This weeks show

Deidre Pujols, Founder, Pujols Family Foundation, Strike Out Slavery, Open Gate International


GUESTS



Beyond The Author

Valerie Sheppard

Valerie Sheppard is a catastrophic stroke survivor, inspirational keynote speaker, multi-award-winning, #1 international best-selling author, university lecturer, certified Laughter Yoga instructor and CEO of the Heartly Center for Mindfulness and Self-Mastery™!

Dr. Betty Uribe

Dr. Betty Uribe is the author of the International Best-Selling book #Values: The Secret to Top-Level Performance in Business & Life. Endorsed by The Vatican as a book every reader in the world must read, her book #Values was named Top 60 Best Business Leadership Books in Inc. Magazine.



Beyond The Boardroom

Eli Kammerman

Eli Kammerman is a leading Vice President of Business Development & investor Relations at Masimo Corp. VP, Business Development & Investor Relations, Masimo Corp.

Bill Carpou - Part 1

Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, is the leading connector of medical and technology companies in Orange County, CA. Prior to joining OCTANe as CEO, Mr. Carpou was the Managing Partner for The Grey Group which he founded, focusing on revenue growth and operational improvement for early-stage companies.

 

Bill Carpou - Part 2

Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, is the leading connector of medical and technology companies in Orange County, CA. Prior to joining OCTANe as CEO, Mr. Carpou was the Managing Partner for The Grey Group which he founded, focusing on revenue growth and operational improvement for early-stage companies.

Travis Smith

Travis Smith is the President of DeviceAlliance, an Orange County, CA-based non-profit professionals association providing career development, educational events and business networking for medical device professionals.

Travis is also Founder and Managing Director or Square-1 Engineering, a services firm providing consulting services, outsourced CAD services, and resource support to southern California's medical industry.


Beyond The Cause


Deidre Pujols

Deidre Pujols is first and foremost a woman of faith, wife of famed baseball player Albert Pujols, and mother of five. She and her husband founded the Pujols Family Foundation, which seeks to help those living with Down syndrome here at home and to improve the lives of the impoverished in the Dominican Republic. She also created Open Gate International, which provides vulnerable individuals with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to obtain meaningful employment, while empowering them to develop a happy, healthy life. In 2017, Deidre and her husband Albert, founded Strike Out Slavery, an initiative that aims to spread awareness about modern-day slavery and help an international network of nonprofit organizations rally against it.


Beyond The Food


Lori Rowe

Lori Rowe is a visionary entrepreneur with a successful history working in multiple industries. Taking her skill sets to the restaurant business, she has been the President & CEO of Little Onion since 2011, orchestrating tremendous growth and success for the company her dad founded. One of the quotes her dad instilled in Lori is “Never, ever give up.”

Rufus Bloomfield

Rufus Bloomfield shares the journey that took him from combat tours as a Marine to a corporate chef and the challenging transition to civilian life as he struggled with PTSD.


Beyond Health

Mohsin Shah, MD

Dr. Shah, a leading neurosurgeon in Orange County, CA. Dr. Shah is a board-certified neurosurgeon, neurovascular surgeon, neurologist, and neurointensivist.

Suzanne Richards

Suzanne Richards is a leading Healthcare Executive & CEO in Orange County, CA.  She has led a major Orange County hospital system and is the CEO of SMR Healthcare Management. She was named Businesswoman of the Year in 2017 by the Orange County Business Journal.

John Chen, MD

Dr. John Chen is a neurologist in Orange, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area.

Annette Walker

Annette Walker is the visionary health care leader tapped to build City of Hope, Orange County, a 21st-century approach to treating and curing cancer and other serious illness. Working with physicians, community leaders, and health care experts, Annette will expand City of Hope’s world-class health network in Orange County.


Beyond The Law

Bruce Feuchter

Bruce is a Shareholder in the Newport Beach office of Stradling, where he has practiced since 1981. He specializes in corporate securities, corporate and general finance transactions and has represented investors, publicly held and privately held companies at various stages of their existence.

Hazim Ansari

Hazim Ansari is a leading Intellectual Patent (I.P.) Attorney in Orange County, CA. He is the CEO of Novel IP, a premiere I.P. firm providing a full range of patent services.


Beyond The Music

Justin Michael Drury

Justin Michael Drury traveled all across the world as an electronic music artist and DJ while working as a music producer with award-winning Grammy talent and mega-pop stars Bruno Mars, DJ Kaskade and Rock bands such as Saint Motel. One day, Justin took a leap of faith and decided to become a fully fledged entrepreneur by entering the Natural Food Product Industry. Justin now spends his days and nights as the Co-Founder & CEO of "Spicy Mo's" which can be found in every single Whole Foods Market across the entire Southern Pacific Region.

 

I wish something like this was around 20 years ago when I first started out!


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