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James C. Sharp

Senior Technology Leader

James Sharp is an accomplished executive in the business software, office document imaging and information technology industries. He has extensive leadership experience in sales, marketing, go-to-market strategies, operations, and mergers and acquisitions. Jim is recognized for his strength in developing growth strategies that focus on reversing negative business trends and generating revenue growth.


As a member of the Canon Solutions America Inc. Board of Directors and the Management Committee, Jim successfully led the company post-merger integration and operational turnaround transforming significant pre-integration losses into profits. In addition, Mr. Sharp built the Software Professional Services Organization integrating three business units and establishing a shared services support center resulting in significant cost savings, enhanced employee engagement, and improved customer satisfaction.


Jim is recognized as a leader who builds and develops high performance teams that are highly motivated and engaged. His success can be attributed to his ability to effectively turn strategy into action through the use of data analytics and the application of best practices. 

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Laura Teich

Certified Executive Coach

Laura Teich is a strategic, award-winning business leader and certified professional coach with over 20+ year’s experience with expertise in coaching, sales, client relationships, operations, and management. A former corporate executive, she excels at leading thru change, meeting multi-million-dollar revenue targets and leading cross functional teams.  She also executed both national and global business plans with annual quotas of up to $30M in highly competitive technology and consulting services industries & believes in providing impact and ROI.

Laura has been consistently recognized as a top producer, high energy coach, and strategist.  Laura works as career, sales, and leadership coach for emerging leaders and executives. She helps corporations with empowering people to build strong cultures.  Her mission is to help each client feel empowered with energy and resilience.  She utilizes a holistic approach to define goals, strategies, challenges, and accountability to achieve fulfillment in their personal and professional lives.

Laura is committed to supporting women’s development and advancement with being recognized for their contributions, and reaching their full earning potential.  She works with women emerging leaders to executives.  She is a Leadership Committee volunteer and mentor at the She Runs It Organization in New York City.  She is passionate about life-long learning and volunteers for the NYC ICF Professional Development Committee.

Laura has a BA from Adelphi University, earned a CPC from Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and is an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner.  Laura is owner of L. Teich Coaching & Consulting.

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Talia Barnes

Graphic Designer + Artist

Responsible for the creation of Dendog Strategy Insights corporate logos, marketing content, website and branding approach, Talia Barnes is a multimedia artist and designer with a BA in Studio Art and English from Dickinson College. She currently works as a graphic designer for Penn State University and spends her spare time experimenting with art forms ranging from photography to comics.

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Cliff Sobel


The Streamcast Network

Cliff is en entrepreneur and creative design expert having built and managed multiple businesses through his career.  During a span of 25 years, Cliff's company, The Phoenix Group, was responsible for creating online education, training and marketing content for some of the most respected Global Corporations. Taking a consultant based approach to his work, Cliff and his team weren't just focused on completing projects, but in understanding they key value drivers for their client's respective businesses, translating these into targeted marketing approaches and pinpoint training.

Moving on from the Phoenix Group, Cliff founded The Streamcast Network, an organization focused on leveraging live streaming as a primary vehicle for marketing content creation.  With live video streaming expected to be in excess of 80% of all internet content by 2022, The Streamcast Network is ideally positioned to help clients incorporate this medium into their marketing mix, thereby taking advantage of the power of live content to capture greater awareness and click through rates from prospective customers. 

Cliff's strengths are quickly building relationships, assembling the best teams for success, understanding sophisticated concepts and delivering information in ways that anyone can understand.

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