Helen Thomas Minisode
Helen Thomas is a serial entrepreneur in technology and digital media now connecting us in a more meaningul and collaborative way with a disruptive touchscreen collaboration platform enabling genuine human connection. CEO and founder of Touchjet, Helen shares her advice on overcoming isolation, building a community of mentors and supportive peers, and how to pursue big dreams with persistence.
The price of isolation is high.
It can spell the difference between success and failure in business because we’re only as confident and inspired as the people with whom we surround ourselves.
All entrepreneurs need a “business family” – that is, other entrepreneurs who provide support, accountability, encouragement and mentorship.
Helen Thomas is an inspiring serial entrepreneur who has built successive tech and digital media companies from startup to 9-figure revenue and she’s now connecting us in a more meaningul and collaborative way as CEO and founder of Touchjet, a new touchscreen technology platform that enables genuine human connection.
Today Helen shares her advice for women about why we really do need to be around great people to succeed.
Learn how to:
- Build community around your entrepreneurship so that you have support and accountability
- How new collaboration technology can get us the connection we crave
- How to think big and go for the big vision with persistence
- Why women must truly lift as we climb and why we benefit from working with each other instead of competing with each other
- And much more…
Get 20% off your Touchjet: Use the Code CEO20 at Touchjet.com
Imagine for a minute you could turn any surface – that’s right, any surface – your cellphone, your laptop, your TV, gosh even your wall or your kitchen counter – into a collaborative touch screen. You could collaborate on the user experience of your product, draw wireframes for your app, brainstorm a sales funnel. Or you could teach your kids. And you can do it with anyone you want, anywhere in the world, at any time.
You don’t have to imagine it because it is already here, it doesn’t cost much, and it’s about to revolutionize your life.
Prior to Touchjet, Helen was the Founding President and Director of the Board for BlueFocus Communication Group of America. She established the strong platform for mergers and acquisitions that enabled the company to acquire fuseproject, Vision 7, Wearesocial, Huntsworth, and many other companies contributing to their rapid growth and expansion across European, Asia-Pacific, and North American territories. Helen’s leadership increased revenue from $0 to $150M within two years and established the BlueFocus American as the #6 media company in the world.
Before joining BlueFocus, Helen was a member of the founding executive team for Livescribe, Inc. as the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and General Manager for International Development. Helen developed an extensive retail distribution with leading outlets including BestBuy, Target, Staples, Apple, Amazon, and many other distributors for a global presence in more than 45 countries. She grew the organization to over $50M in annual revenue while continuously pursuing outside investment opportunities to fuel its development.
Earlier in her career, Helen was also the Founding CEO and General Manager of LeapFrog China. She spearheaded development of LeapFrog’s Asia-Pacific business and successfully penetrated markets in Japan, China, and Korea through strategic partnerships with leading educational and gaming companies.
Helen has established herself a thought leader by tirelessly working to promote technology as an educational tool and the development of innovative consumer electronics.
She was named Businesswoman of the Year in 2013 and 2014 by the National Association of Professional Women and has been featured in multiple publications discussing crowd funding, technology, and leadership. She was recently featured on panel at the Continuum SF 2016 Innovation and Credit Conference on crowd funding and at PR Summit 2013 on M&A as a growth strategy for independent firms.
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