Brennan Dunn is an author, teacher, startup founder, podcast host, and newsletter junkie. He's written two books,
"Double Your Freelancing Rate" and "Sell Yourself Online: The Blueprint", which have helped thousands make more money
and get more clients. Brennan also teaches the Consultancy Masterclass workshop and hosts a weekly newsletter read by over 10,000
freelance consultants. He's also the founder of Planscope, a project management tool for freelancers and agencies.
In a past life, Brennan quit his full-time job as the CTO of a large
agency and went out on his own. Within in a few years, he had scaled up
his consulting company to 11 full-time employees with an international
portfolio of clients. He has since stopped running the company to focus
on Planscope and his other products.
Brennan lives in Chesapeake, VA with his wife and two daughters. You can
follow him on Twitter, or see what he's working on at
Peter Armstrong is the co-founder of Ruboss, Leanpub and Dashcube and
is the author of four books, including Lean Publishing and Programming
for Kids. Peter coined the term "Lean Publishing" in 2010, wrote a
manifesto about its principles, and cofounded Leanpub based on these
principles. Since launching in 2010, Leanpub has paid over $1.5
million in royalties to authors. Peter is also the cofounder of
Dashcube, a team collaboration startup which launched in April 2014.
Peter's consulting company Ruboss focuses on building web applications
on iOS and Android platforms. Peter is a frequent speaker about lean
publishing and startup entrepreneurship. He lives in Victoria, Canada
with his wife and son.
Jenny Todd is Associate Publisher at Canongate. She joined the company
in 2005 as Sales and Marketing Director and prior to that was Marketing
Director at Penguin Press. In addition to being a board director since 2006,
she was responsible for the launch of canongate.tv and the development of
the company's content marketing strategy which has resulted in some
high-profile film and tv partnerships. She has also led the campaigns of
some of Canongate's most innovative and experimental publishing over the
years, including an ARG game for Steven Hall's The Raw Shark Texts back
in 2007 and, more recently, the multi-format publication of Ruth Ozeki's
Man Booker-shortlisted novel A Tale for the Time Being and JJ Abrams novel
S. and the associated launch of Radio Straka. She is also a director
on a number of creative industry stakeholding boards.