Steep learning curve.
So many features.
Steep learning curve.
So many features.
So many questions.
Where are the mentors?
Hard to start.
Easy to finish.
Aperture Priority Mode huh?
When Angela bought the new Adobe Illustrator, she needed a little bit of one-on-one time with a real pro to get her up and running.
One hour with a WeKNOW Pro put her miles ahead of her friend who was trying to learn everything from online videos.
Joe bought a new drone. He's watched enough crash videos online to know he needed help on his first day.
Lucky for Joe, his drone came with a free one hour WeKNOW Pros session.
No crashes for Joe!
When Traci finally bought the Canon she'd always wanted, she suddenly realized how much she didn't know about cameras!
F-Stop? ISO? Focal Length?
Aperture Priority Mode?
Two hours with a Certified WeKNOW Pro and she was ready to shoot manual mode!
WeKNOW sprung forth from Russell’s personal experiences navigating the complexities of software and business in a world where mentors are hard to find.
Russell spent much of his 20’s building a freelance web design and coding
Having transitioned into the music business in his 30’s, Russell recognized a business
opportunity while composing the music for the Emmy Winning Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution on ABC.
Over the next few years, Russell built a successful production
music house, wrangling more than
30 composers to fulfill the needs of TV shows in the Reality TV, Game Shows, Film and
Russell sees a problem, imagines a solution, and builds a team to make it happen.
Robbie gets things done. Robbie is strategic marketing specialist who is a producer,
filmmaker and audio technician with over 20 years’ experience shooting movies, concerts and
documentaries around the globe.
Bubbling with energy and enthusiasm, Robbie is our Creative Producer. Whether it’s building out a content schedule, analyzing data for our next purchase or producing our next pre-roll, he’s the glue that makes our projects come together.
Robbie has an uncanny ability to see the big picture while managing the tiniest of details. He assembles the perfect team, equipment and support personnel for each job. If you’re ever visiting us and you see a blur go by, that’s Robbie. The dude moves fast.
A lifetime of technologies experience, specializing in highly available distributed systems. 5 year start in the Telecommunications industry followed by a 15+ year career in the Video Games industry.
Software Executive with extensive experience in architectural design and excelling in solutions for the most demanding computer systems problems. Particular ability to understand deeply technical issues and present them in an understandable light to non-technical executives.
Developed the core ticketing software which tickets all of Major League Baseball, most of the West End Theaters in London, and many symphonies and theater companies around the world.
Master’s, Yale University (1974 – Engineering)
Bachelor’s, Harvey Mudd College (1971 - Physics)
For the last 20 years a Photographer and Producer, using creativity to solve problems. Robby has lead teams across America and around the world creating images for leading lifestyle brands. Along with using his eye to blend life and style leading cohesive teams from location to location, solving the maze of production, and staying on budget has lead Robby to the team at WeKNOW. Robby’s broad experience includes live event photography, editorial, advertising and portrait work. Finding the best people for the job is a key ingredient of a successful collaboration. As we engaging the proteges and find the experts that are everywhere, Robby will be part of a team of experts connecting the right people for the right learning experience.
An avid ‘do-er’ at heart, Dee Fretwell has spent over 20 years working alongside
entrepreneurs tightening up operational goals, financial milestones and product development
in many different industries and categories. Dee's business approach blends a straight-shooting
communication style with a casual format that ultimately leads to a fun and efficient experience.
Systematization and efficiencies are at the top of Fretwell’s list of must-haves in any business and they are also some of her favorite activities to do when working with companies who strive for bigger and better futures.
Peter is one of those guys. Where did he find the time to master this many different areas of
B.S. BioChemistry, B.A. Religious Studies, University of California at Riverside
5 years experience in Scientific Research
7 years experience in Capitol Equipment and Technical Sales and Business Development 3 Years experience prop fabrication
Successful Trading company of tangible goods
Designed and fabricated scientific props for science based TV shows (Hacking the Wild, Labrakazam)
Mentor and adviser, dedicated to nurturing creative talent: Director of Hatch, a non-profit dedicated to mentorship and social impact; lectured at Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College and SCI-Arc; member of Director’s Guild of America, and Television Academy.Core Competencies:
Co-Founder Pando Institute, entrepreneur, connector of dots and people. Brandt is a strategist
and has a
knack for transforming ideas into successful ventures. He is a member of the board of directors
of Pando Populus.
As a serial entrepreneur, Brandt has served as founder/co-founder/CEO for early stage ventures and well as an intrapreneur and CMO for Fortune 500 companies. Brandt cares most about mentoring people and teams to find their true purpose.
Deeply invested in building a better future, Brandt strives to find new paths for creativity, sustainable livelihoods, and fulfillment.
George is a highly sought after startup guru and one of the main pillars of the Entrepreneur Lab.
As a current board member on Ten different Startups in the Bay Area, George is known for his ability to examine a business market as well as identify successful business opportunities for Startups.
Through his experience, he has built and sold several companies, and with his knowledge of startups across the tech industry, Fortune 500, 1000, SMB, B2C, and B2B he has changed the face of businesses and created successful futures for each of his clients.
Erica Rockenstein is a marketing and branding professional with 11 years of experience in strategic planning, brand management and executing strategic digital initiatives. She began her career at an integrated, award-winning advertising agency in Colorado Springs in 2007 and successfully positioned her clients in on the top for customer satisfaction and proven behavior modification marketing campaigns. From there, she moved to Oklahoma City in 2015 to lead an account planning team for a multitude of clients. Her experience includes marketing in the utility, retail, telecommunications, sports, medical, gaming and hospitality industries.
Erica is heavily involved with the American Advertising Federation. As current District 12 Governor, she is responsible for guiding and advising clubs around the western region of the United States.