Disruptive Minds: 10 Entrepreneurs Changing the Game in 2023

With their relentless drive and groundbreaking ideas, these entrepreneurs have made a lasting impact on their industries and continue to inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

By Fame Media Mar 30, 2023 1:00 PMTags
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In today's fast-paced world, innovative entrepreneurs are constantly pushing the boundaries, disrupting industries, and changing the way we live, work, and connect with one another. As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2023, we've seen some remarkable achievements in various sectors, from technology to retail, marketing to health and wellness. In this article, we're showcasing 10 exceptional entrepreneurs who are changing the game in 2023, proving that dedication, ingenuity, and a bold vision can pave the way for extraordinary success. With their relentless drive and groundbreaking ideas, these entrepreneurs have made a lasting impact on their industries and continue to inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

Josh Felber: A successful entrepreneur with a highly motivating story, Josh is a podcast host, author, TV producer, husband, father and coach. He entered the world of business at 14 when he started a computer company and now owns several businesses in a variety of niches, including real estate, tactical gear, health and wellness brand, and a formula 4 race team.

He enjoys sharing his experiences with others and has been featured in top publications such as Entrepreneur, Forbes, The Gary Vee Show and U.S. News. When not managing his businesses, he likes to speak in front of an audience and has shared the stage with several big names. He is the recipient of several awards, including two Emmy Awards and an Expy Awards. He is a successful podcast host with the top entrepreneur show Making Bank TV.

Josh teaches people to integrate family and business as well as be happy and successful. He has created a unique system that integrates all important elements of life, including business, family and faith, and is focused on teaching people his ways. Go here to learn more about Josh's latest achievements and upcoming book Uncovering The Mindset and Success Strategies of the Top 1%.

Ben Francis: Ben, a 28-year-old entrepreneur, is the founder of Gymshark, a fitness apparel and accessories brand that has rapidly become a worldwide sensation. With Gymshark now valued at over a billion dollars, Ben has managed to build one of the fastest-growing and most recognizable brands in the fitness industry. He started the company at 19 while studying at university and working as a pizza delivery driver. His passion for fitness and innovative designs resonated with millions of customers globally, turning Gymshark into a household name in fitness communities.

Under Ben's guidance, Gymshark has consistently pushed the envelope in design and sustainability. The brand is renowned for creating high-quality, functional and stylish products that cater to a wide range of fitness enthusiasts. Ben has made it his mission to prioritize ethical and sustainable manufacturing practices, ensuring that Gymshark remains a responsible corporate citizen. As a result, Gymshark has emerged as a pioneer in eco-friendly fitness wear, setting a new standard for the industry.

In addition to his commitments to sustainability and innovation, Ben has also worked tirelessly to create a strong and inclusive company culture. He is known for empowering his employees, encouraging collaboration, and promoting a healthy work-life balance. Gymshark's meteoric rise is a testament to Ben's unique vision, relentless drive, and commitment to excellence. To learn more about Ben and his extraordinary journey with Gymshark, click here.

Greg S. Reid: Greg is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker, masterful storyteller and accomplished entrepreneur celebrated for his altruistic spirit and ability to translate complex ideas into easily digestible concepts. With a keen focus on strategy, results and meaningful relationships, Greg's impact in the business world is both fast and profound.

A firm believer in win-win partnerships and empowering others to succeed, Greg is renowned for creating rich connections and fostering an atmosphere of inspiration. In his presence, you'll often find him having a fantastic time, occasionally breaking into song and dance, and consistently being of service to those around him.

As a successful entrepreneur, Greg is best known as the Founder of Secret Knock, an exclusive, invitation-only gathering that brings together some of the world's most brilliant minds. His commitment to collaboration and making a difference in the lives of others is the driving force behind his every endeavor.

In addition to his numerous achievements, Greg is a multiple award-winning author and film producer, expertly blending entertainment and inspiration to motivate others to reach their full potential. Recently, he has received several accolades, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Global Entrepreneur of the Year, and recognition as one of the Top 5 Keynote Speakers by prestigious publications.

Greg's exceptional contributions to society have not gone unnoticed. He has been awarded two honorary PhDs and the honor of a coveted star on the Las Vegas Walk of Fame.

Discover more about Greg's incredible journey and his unwavering dedication to making a difference by visiting his website.

Danielle Gronich: A disruptor in the true sense of the word, Danielle is changing the beauty industry with innovative products and services. With over 10 years of experience in the beauty niche, she's a pioneer best known for founding The San Diego Acne Clinic and heading CLEARSTEM.

She has introduced the world to reliable anti-acne and anti-aging products with zero toxins or hormone disruptors. Nicknamed The Acne Guru, Danielle is very passionate about what she does and has been featured in a number of publications.

Multiple failed laser treatments pushed her to enter the dermatology space and go back to school. A licensed acne specialist and clinical esthetician, Danielle uses her background in immunology, cellular biology and genetics to create safe and reliable treatment options. Her most popular product is the acne vitamin MINDBODYSKIN.

Go here to learn more about Danielle's future plans and how she plans to eradicate acne from the face of this world.

Katerina Schneider: Katerina, a 29-year-old entrepreneur, is the founder and CEO of Ritual, a direct-to-consumer vitamin subscription service that emphasizes transparency and quality in its products. By creating a brand that offers essential nutrients for various life stages and champions a holistic approach to wellness, Katerina has disrupted the supplement industry. Ritual's success can be attributed to Katerina's unwavering dedication to sourcing top-notch ingredients, maintaining rigorous manufacturing standards, and providing complete transparency to customers regarding every aspect of the product.

Ritual's innovative approach to the wellness market has captured the attention of investors, leading to millions of dollars in funding and paving the way for the company's continued growth and expansion into new markets. Katerina's vision for Ritual goes beyond merely offering high-quality supplements; she aims to create a community centered around health, wellness and education. By providing valuable resources and information to customers, Ritual has established itself as a trusted source in the wellness space, fostering long-term relationships with its subscribers.

As an entrepreneur, Katerina is a staunch advocate for women's health and is committed to making a positive impact on her customers' lives. Her leadership and passion for health have helped transform Ritual into a leading player in the wellness industry, offering a fresh perspective on supplements and creating products that genuinely cater to the needs of women at different stages of their lives. To learn more about Katerina and her groundbreaking work in the wellness space, click here.

Jason Jani: Jason is a rocking and renowned DJ and a fun-loving entertainer, known for making parties and events exciting and memorable. Jason has found success as an entrepreneur as the founder and owner of SCE Event Group and Snapshot Photobooths, a photo-entertainment company. A regular at weddings, corporate events and social gatherings, SCE Event Group does over 2,000 events a year. Jason travels the world entertaining his fans and performing for the masses and is sought-after for high-profile events.

Known for being creative and trying new things, Jason is considered a pioneer in the field and is known for having a global presence. He is on Sirius XM's Pitbull Globalization channel once a month, and has a show on Fit Radio with over five million downloads in 2022. His workout mixes are used in gyms all over the world.  As an entrepreneur, Jason has elevated event entertainment by leading with high-touch service and bringing new and exciting options to his clients. Outside of traditional DJ services, SCE Event Group is a leader in enhancements, offering lightscaping, personalized audio, integrated live musicians and more.

When not performing in front of an audience, he likes to connect with his 12K+ followers through social media, where he shares event videos, best practices, and trends.

Jason's currently focused on his startup, DJ Entertainment Company, which is known for introducing new concepts and technologies, including immersive experiences. He also runs the DJ Collective alongside two industry colleagues, which focuses on education and professional growth for those in the business at various levels. He's exceptionally passionate about giving back to the industry and helping up and coming professionals have the tools and best practice they need to succeed. Jason has ambitious growth plans for his companies moving forward. Go here to learn more about Jason's future plans.

Ellie Shefi: Ellie is an attorney, strategist, corporate trainer, keynote speaker and an international best-selling and award-winning author who harnesses her more than 30 years of experience in law, business, education and advocacy as a uniquely qualified consultant and advisor to organizations, governments, NGOs and individuals.

For many years, she was a force for good "behind the scenes" as a staff attorney in the federal judiciary and an advisor for academia. But a 2019 cancer diagnosis spurred an even stronger desire to be a visible force for good. Ellie began writing books and speaking on stages. She stepped up her individual advising and consulting. And she began globally advising governments and NGOs on criminal justice reform, civil rights and human rights issues.

Through her company, MTC Consulting, Ellie provides HR departments and C-suite executives, as well as governments and NGOs, with her expertise to holistically modernize company culture, mitigate risk, optimize operations, and strengthen their bottom line by truly developing their people. She offers assessments, audits, and strategic plans, plus full implementation that includes workshops and training for HR and executives.

Ellie also founded Made to Change the World Publishing, an independent publishing house through which she helps individuals write and publish best-selling books in order to successfully build their brand and scale their income and impact. To connect with Ellie and learn more about her services helping organizations optimize their culture and individuals expand their influence, visit ellieshefi.com.

Clint Arthur: Personal branding guru Clint has "Ubered" the PR industry, minting instant celebrities with guaranteed results. He says: "If you are old or young, fat or thin, gorgeous or...not, you can make a difference and a fortune sharing your message on local TV, speaking on prestigious stages and rubbing shoulders with major celebrities — all of which transforms your confidence & image from being an "unknown" author, speaker, coach, consultant, influencer or expert into a "Celebrity Entrepreneur" in the eyes of your customers and prospects.

"If YOU are an expert and get paid for what you know or do for people," says Clint Arthur, "my mentorship and celebrity transformation experiences are designed to maximize your Impact Influence & Income … while you have tons of fun!"

Clint studied every major mentor operating in the "experts industry," and combined these mentorships with his Wharton Business School entrepreneurial education to create his "Mathematical Formula for How To Be a Celebrity in the Eyes of Customers & Prospects."

This secret sauce has "transformed thousands of authors, speakers and other experts into personas closer to high-end Celebrity Entrepreneurs like Grant Cardone and Tony Robbins than to the ‘nobodies' who are your competition."

Clint's lifestyle is 100 percent "go for it" — and in 2023, his offerings include celebrity transformation experiences designed to help clients "live your best life now," including personal meetings with major celebrities, speaking at very important places (that advance your speaking career and/or ability to attract high net worth clients,) and most importantly, training you on how to maximize your results at his multi-million-dollar villa in Mexico's most prestigious resort, where he hosts seminars in total luxury. "Treat yourself to a five star vacation, a world class marketing mastermind, and a gourmet health retreat in paradise."

For more info, click here.

Kyle Kirshner: Young and successful, Kyle is a 27-year-old entrepreneur, keynote speaker and leader who helps businesses and individuals sell more through Amazon. A sought-after coach, he takes on a limited number of learners and offers one-on-one Amazon coaching.

An eight-figure Amazon seller, Kyle believes that Amazon FBA has a lot of potential and loves sharing his stories with others. Kyle got to experience the industry at 15 when he landed his first job at a small store that did $20 million a year in sales on Amazon. He soon realized the industry's potential and spent five years learning the ins and outs of selling on Amazon and eventually quit his job to start his Amazon journey.

Currently focused on his Amazon business and coaching, Kyle aims to help more people and take his Selling on AMZ LLC program global. Passionate about what he does, he guides students throughout the journey and helps them build the next big Amazon private label business. He provides step-by-step guides and helps individuals find suitable products, create a brand, get listed on Amazon, and start selling.

Go here to learn more about Kyle's inspirational story and check his free Facebook group where he mentors a growing base of students.

Kamran Zahid & Nuran Rahman: Kamran and Nuran are a dynamic duo of entrepreneurs, known for their exceptional leadership skills and innovative approach to public relations. Their company, Fame Media LLC, has been recognized as one of the top PR firms in the country, with a proven track record of helping their clients secure national media coverage.

Their success story is a testament to their hard work and dedication to delivering results. As co-founders of Fame Media, Kamran and Nuran have a deep understanding of the importance of leveraging media coverage for their clients. They have pioneered a performance-based solution to PR that ensures clients get the results they desire.

Their unique approach has proven to be highly effective, as evidenced by their rapid growth in the highly competitive PR industry. In less than two years, they have built a multi-million-dollar company, thanks to their deep relationships with key decision makers in the media industry.

Kamran Zahid and Nuran Rahman met through meme pages online four years ago, and now, at ages 19 and 22 respectively, co-founded Fame Media LLC, a successful PR agency. Their story inspires young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams with passion, hard work, and innovation. To learn more about Kamran, Nuran & Fame Media, click here.

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