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Norman Pattiz Announces the Launch of a New Program

The paranormal will be explored in the launch of the new program, beyond the darkness. The Executive Chairman of PodcastOne, Norman Pattiz has announced that the program will be aired on the Chris Jericho’s network under the PodcastOne umbrella.

Beyond the Darkness is a program that will challenge life as we know it. It will explore all the beliefs around ghosts, demons, angels, miracles, ghouls, and the mysteries of life. The program will be hosted by Dave Schrader a radio host and an author and radio host Tim Denis.

Dave and Tim have a huge fanbase who trust their content and having them host the podcast will massively affect the reception of the program. The new podcasts will be released every Monday on the PodcastOne Website, the app, and the iTunes.

The Jericho network has evolved beyond wrestling, and new programs are being added to the network. Aside from the ‘beyond the darkness’ program, there will be an addition of the Raven Effect. This is a new program that will explore different topics including pop-culture, politics, current events, and conspiracies. Chris Levy will be the host of the program.

About Norman Pattiz

Norman Pattiz is the founder and the Executive Chairman of the PodcastOne program. It is the largest advertiser-supported network in the United States. Norman stumbled on the idea of PodcastOne in 2010 while he was still working at the Westwood One.

He discovered an untapped market in the audio-on-demand industry. In 2012, he launched the PodcastOne. In a short period, the network became the leading distributor of the on-demand programming. Today, PodcastOne has a line-up of personalities, and it has over 200 popular podcasts.

Norman is the founder of the Westwood One network. Under his leadership, the network grew to become the largest provider of news, entertainment, and sports in America. The Westwood One network distributed the NBC radio networks, CNN radio and, NFL football.

In 2000, Norman was appointed by former President Bill Clinton to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors. In 2002, he was reappointed to the board by President George W Bush. The mandate of the committee was to oversee the U.S non-military broadcasting services.

Norman was responsible for launching America’s first Arabic language television and radio services. The channels aired in all the 22 countries of the Middle East. The network also broadcasted in Farsi language in Iran.

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Eric Pulier And How His Effort Has Advanced Entrepreneurship

Eric Pulier is a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and technologist, who has built his career for over 20 years. He is the brain behind the formation of several successful venture capitals and companies that serve the American population and Europe. Some of the ventures he founded include Media Platform, Akana, ServiceMesh, Digital Evolution, US Interactive and the Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council.

Additionally, he has channeled his funds into charitable organizations through his companies like Trident Capital, eCompanies and Monitor Ventures. Most importantly, Eric Pulier has invested in many seed level companies and through his support most of these businesses have grown to claim a sizable share of the market.


Eric Pulier was born in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he also spent his childhood. He started showing passion for technology and entrepreneurship at a tender age and carried this passion on to high school. While in high school, Eric Pulier founded a database company. This step allowed him to explore more new opportunities and he would further build his career in entrepreneurship after when he graduated from the college in 1984.

Eric Pulier joined the Harvard University after high school and during the same period, he enrolled for a degree in Computer Science at neighboring MIT College. At Harvard, Eric Pulier contributed to a column that he labeled the Pulier Leg in the Harvard Crimson Weekly, a weekly publication that addressed issues ailing students and other opportunities available. He offered insight into technology and entrepreneurship, drawing great readership from the student fraternity.


The career of Eric Pulier began as soon as he graduated from both colleges in 1988. In 1991 he moved to Los Angeles, where his career would find a sanctuary and he managed to establish a company that used technology to address the many problems ailing the government. In 1997, he received more light when he featured in the second inauguration of Al Gore and Bush. During this event, he was able to arrange for the technology exhibition and his presentation was perfect that it exposed him as a prolific technologist, something that added on to building his career in entrepreneurship.

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Eric Lefkofsky Joins DRIVIN Board of Directors

Just recently DRIVIN announced that it had decided to appoint Eric Lefkosky, the chairman, and co-founder of a famous organization known as Groupon as a member of its board of directors. According to the top management of the company, Eric will be taking the position immediately.

DRIVIN is a successful startup that was founded to revolutionize the use car industry in the country. The country wants to achieve its objectives and goals by bringing technology and data together. This will help the dealers to acquire and also source the perfect cars for all their lots.

Eric Lefkofsky is known to many as a successful investor in the country. Apart from being part of Groupon, Eric has also invested in DRIVIN as one of the co-founders. Eric has made his investment through Lightbank.

Lightbank is one of the venture capital companies that mostly specializes in the investments in the disruptive technology that were founded by Eric and his close business partner, Brad Keywell. According to Eric, DRIVIN is an institution that is working very hard to leverage extensive analysis and data to disrupt the used cars industry. He also says that he is very excited to be part of the company’s board. The businessman is expected to help in advancing DRIVIN’s mission of delivering better transparency and insights to the stakeholders in the industry.

DRIVIN mostly capitalizes on the growing trends, focusing on the used car purchases. This is because the cost of brand new vehicles has been increasing significantly, especially in the last ten years. DRIVIN merges the advanced expertise and the key statistical insights to deliver high-quality services. The company is one of a kind, and it supplies excellent information and methods to its dealers in different parts of the country when trading the used cars. The successful organization has adopted a unique model that focuses mainly on the data-driven technology. The model also focuses on customized customer care services. The organization first understands the new market trends that advocate for optimal strategies. This way, it is easy to sell or even but the vehicles efficiently.

DRIVIN was founded several years ago by experts who wanted to merge technology and data together in a high touch fashion. The company always helps its clients to acquire the right vehicles in a short duration, without any difficulties. The organization has a team of experts who use edge cutting technology to ensure that the customer is satisfied. The successful company always casts its nationwide net in order to find also vet vehicles. Later on, the cars are connected to the right dealers who are in different locations across the nation. The organization has been powered by an institution known as CarCo Technologies.

Eric Lefkofsky has been working as the Chairman and also the Co-founder of the company known as Groupon for a while. Eric is the co-founder of Lightbank, Echo Global Logistics, InnerWorkings, Uptake, and Mediaocean. The successful businessman is also a Trustee at the Lurie Children Hospital that is found in Chicago, the Art Institute, the Steppenwolf Theater, World Business and several other organizations. Eric Lefkofsky is also the adjunct professor at the famous University of Chicago. The businessman graduated from one of the best universities in Michigan. Eric also acquired his Juris Doctor at the University of Michigan Law School. His philanthropic involvement has earned him the respect of many.