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Until -- yours but maybe the Pittsburgh Steelers and from the locker room there to the boardroom one former NFL player.
And Olympian in skiing how does that work decided to switch gears -- some company with the help of an NFL entrepreneurial program.
This guy can do anything in just two years -- company has grown to more than a 150 people an extended expanded to five states Jeremy -- Is co-founder of integrated -- -- he is a former NFL player and an Olympic skier.
And the heartthrob of all the women that are watching right now good to see you thank you -- -- great to be an appreciation by the way you're here in New York.
To expand to do some hiring right what kind of people are you hiring and for what kind of expansion.
We're we're looking for rock stars in the advertising industry so we're -- we should I should mention by the way that's what you're doing your your brand or your marketing expert that's you integrate into all forms of media -- -- we we basically bring.
Performance based advertising to you to advertisers to become more effective with they're -- so literally.
Any brand or agency running media today should be talking to us about being more effective.
Putting together performance metrics for their -- -- campaigns but.
We expanded into New York because most a lot of talented men and women that are an advertising sales.
Are here so so we're looking for them -- also connecting with a lot of agencies and brands and not.
Have a lot of phone.
Oh your story is is interesting or maybe a little bit even more so than the fact that your hiring and that is that you played for the Steelers correct and do you are also.
-- medalist when -- -- to the world cup of gold medalists in freestyle moguls hardest thing to ski is a vocal in my opinion but.
How you become who you are -- -- credible.
-- that I think that -- had a really hard time saying no.
You know in my life so it is time and opportunities -- -- let's -- -- I think I can I can do that and you know growing up my my mom and dad would always say you know others.
There's no such thing as can't you know -- and you can accomplish anything in your life if you put your mind to it and so.
Yet had a lot of really great people around me great coaches that allowed me to bounce back between -- sports but.
You know when I was leaving the Eagles -- was really concerned about you what do what do next.
You know after it you know football and -- in the NFL and skiing in the Olympics.
Is my -- just gonna suck.
After sports not.
I didn't -- relevant to society so the NFL has is awesome program for all players.
More you can go to Wharton -- Stamford harbor and taking business classes and so I took advantage out of Wharton.
Became close friends with a couple my professors Peter lot of -- one of them.
And really -- on -- bureau bug.
And then I met my co founders Ben in the technology space for thirteen years heart Cunningham very successful guys so we work really well together and in the company's experienced a lot of growth.
I always surprise surprise you pick the one in Pennsylvania the business -- -- Pennsylvania the Steelers and the Eagles both from -- -- Interest -- because they have different styles management styles in both of those teams have a lot of strong players.
But the Steelers kind of bring the players together -- eighteen -- That you've got experience from right -- very different management management styles and in.
Andy -- -- from that for your own business I did I did I learn about -- from from Philadelphia and in your review was he was more of a kind of sick not say a lot with the team and and elected the coordinators are the managers cut take over and -- And think -- micromanage a bit.
But I love Mike Tomlin -- he's one of the best leaders I've ever better on the head Coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers and -- he could come into a group of people from all different economic backgrounds all different races it didn't matter.
And unified team like nobody has I've ever how about before.
He's just you know he's a man's man and he's real -- -- he tells you everything that's true.
There's a lot of politics that that happened in inside the NFL and he -- -- -- cuts through that in a really.
Kind of cool clear way and so I've taken a lot of that leadership style and applied -- -- company and so we're.
We're very transparent with our employees of where they stand and what they need to do to improve growing from ten employees -- -- 150 -- integrate -- block.
Thank you very much Jeremy Blum both an NFL player former NFL player and Olympic skier.
How that works but that's credible -- -- -- -- we be buying and -- figure out.