Bill Besselman is the VP of Connected Fitness Strategy and Integration at Under Armour. Bill manages all aspects of Under Armour’s digital strategy development, including integration of our recent acquisitions MapMyFitness, MyFitness Pal and Endomondo into the Under Armour business.
During his time leading the corporate strategy team Bill’s role was to identify, gather, and drive strategic initiatives and the voice of the customer across UA’s innovation, product, marketing, and channel teams.
During this week's interview we talk to Bill about:
Christine Thalwitz has been immersed in the health and fitness industry for more than 20 years. As Vice President of Marketing at acac Fitness & Wellness Centers, she provides leadership for strategies, tactics and resources that support revenue growth, member acquisition and retention, and delivery of acac's promise to help others live their best.
Christine oversees market research, advertising, promotions, communications, public relations, and media coverage across the company. During this week's interview, we talk to Chritsine about the campaign that ACAC run each year to support charity, what it's all about, what they have achieved, how it works for the charities and for their business. Then we talk specifically about how others can do something similar, when we ask her:
Justin Tamsett is the Managing Director of Active Management. He has managed and owned fitness clubs since 1990, and now travels the globe speaking on topics from business skills to work-life balance. During this episode JT talks about:
Tim Keightley is an experienced visionary, leader and has been the driving force behind some of the most successful health and fitness brands in the world. He has a track record that includes creating the largest personal training business in Europe and elevating some of the most successful in the US to new levels. Tim is also a highly sought after speaker who inspires people with his motivating and captivating presentations about team work and his 'ONE Team' philosophies.
Most recently Tim was a key executive behind the expansion of Gold’s Gym International as the Executive Vice President of Operations. He is now sharing his knowledge and expertise with leading brands on a variety of projects, as a senior advisor with the Fitmarc and Integerus organizations.
As an expert on Personal Training, we ask Tim how to keep a personal training department motivated, what numbers a PT should be evaluated on and 3 tips for growing a PT business.