Ryan Holiday is media strategist for notorious clients like Tucker Max and Dov Charney. After dropping out of college at 19 to apprentice under the strategist Robert Greene, he went on to advise many bestselling authors and multi-platinum musicians. He is the Director of Marketing at American Apparel, where his work in advertising was internationally known. His strategies are used as case studies by Twitter, YouTube and Google and have been written about in AdAge, the New York Times, Gawker and Fast Company.
In the first half, visionary teacher and businesswoman Elaine Smitha joined George Knapp for a discussion on the harm that corporate greed is wreaking on the planet, including hunger, pollution, and climate change. In the latter half, strategist Ryan Holiday discussed how media manipulators are controlling and distorting the news and why it's his job to control the manipulators. ... More »Host: George Knapp