If you are an established industry leader, influencer, changemaker or equivalent figure, please have your publicist reach out to us here or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To determine whether you are a strong fit as a Disruptor, please review our About Uspage and explore the list of "AdVice" and "AdVantage" Contributors here.
Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to hearing from you!
Use a valid email address that includes your full name OR make sure the email address domain matches the website URL domain that you enter into the Website URL field in the form.
Indicate the City and State where you either currently reside or where your primary business is located.
Indicate the most relevant industry based on the list on the Interviews page here. To see the list, click "Advanced Filter" and scroll through. If you can't pick only one, then choose multiple.
Provide the website address for your business, product, or service. If you don't have a business website, use your personal website or provide the URL for your LinkedIn profile or similar website.
Provide a simple, brief and clear tagline that best describes your primary Career Position/Status. For example "Founder & CEO of X." For additional examples, refer to the Interviews page and scan the Headlines of existing interviewees.. For additional examples, you can refer to the Interviews page and scan the Headlines of existing interviewees.
Career Clip (bio)
Provide a brief and concise description/bio that best represents and summarizes your Career Progression to date. This could include entrepreneurial ventures, movements led, products invented, businesses founded, jobs/positions held or key career accomplishments that have contributed to who you are today. See Example.
AdMission Statement / Personal Brand Pitch
Think of this as your 30-second elevator pitch for describing yourself to someone that has never met you. Focus on what makes you unique, such as personal character traits, experiences or accomplishments that make up your personal “Brand.” If you had 30 seconds to summarize YOU, what is it that you would want the world to know? What are the key things that you want to be known for? See Example.
How did you get into your industry?
Tell us about how or why you initially got involved with the industry relating to this business.
What is the inspiration for the business idea, and your vision for the Business?
Tell us about what originally inspired the business concept, and tell us what the desired future of the business is.
What makes you the best version of yourself?
Tell us the most important quality or characteristic that has gotten you to where you are today.
What are your aspirations?
Describe your personal/business goals, ambitions or desires.
What is your personal mantra/motto?
Tell us a personal mantra, saying or adage that you tend to live life by or believe in strongly.
Applicants must be18 years old or older.
All applicant identities must be "reasonably verifiable"!
In other words, you must be who you say you are. The easiest way to ensure that we can confirm that "you are who you say you are" is to make sure that either the email address that you provide includes your full name, OR to make sure that the email address domain matches with the website URL domain that you enter into the Website URL field of the form.
All responses should be complete, meaningful and relevant.
Focus on the extent of effort, thought, and creativity that goes into describing yourself using the available questions.
We are looking to feature entrepreneurs, innovators, leaders and changemakers that welcome the opportunity to share and strengthen their perspective and voice. The application process is designed to attract individuals that are motivated, driven and not afraid to step outside of their comfort zone.
As such, the Q&A application process is intended to be stimulating and challenging. The expectation is that applicants want to explore themselves and demonstrate who they are.
Examples of a strong fit for this type of feature commonly include:
solopreneurs, startup founders/CEOs, small business owners, industry leaders & experts, inventors, authors, serial entrepreneurs, and social media influencers