Tech entrepreneur and seasoned venture capitalist, Kawasaki brings you Reality Check. Tapping into some of the best minds in business, he brought his “Boot Camp for Start-Ups” workshop into text, creating an awesome book worthy of #3 on this list. All entrepreneurship ventures aside, this book matters. Today’s world demands you have your own brand.
Jessica is a social media enthusiast working in the user experience and customer experience optimization industry. You can find her on Twitter (@Jessabahr) or talking about technology news and mobile-first app design on the Internet Pandas podcast. She has a background in process engineering and graduated with a degree in Integrated Supply Chain Management from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville, School of Business.