Chairman & Executive Creative Director,
Dr. Gilbert F. Amelio
Senior Partner, Sienna Ventures
Chairman & CEO, Radio Unica
Aba and Pamela Clayman
David Edwards, Ph.D.
President & Chief Scientific Officer,
Senior Managing Director,
Sage Capital Partners LLC
President & CEO,
Dr. Elliot F. Hahn
President & Director,
CEO, Moreland Management
Chairman, CEO & Treasurer,
CEO, Yaga Inc.
President & CEO, ipVerse
Lennert J. Leader
AOL Time Warner Ventures
James G. Losi
President of Community Investors Services,
Charles Schwab Corporation Foundation
Chairman, Powershift Ventures
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
President & CEO, Kinray Inc.
President, Mallard Investments
Board of Advisors
Chairman, Signature Grand
President & CEO, DealTime.com
CEO & Vice Chairman,
Chairman, USA Network
Co-Founder & COO,
Broadband Access Systems
Kenneth A. Goldman
CFO, Siebel Systems
Author, Mars & Venus Institute
Brian L. Halla
Chairman, President & CEO,
National Semiconductor Corp.
Mark Victor Hansen
Chief Visionary Officer,
Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises
CEO & Chairman,
David E. Krischer
Chairman & CEO,
Suburban Lodges of America
President & CEO,
Sportsline USA Inc.
Author, Chairman & CEO,
Mackay Envelope Corporation
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Daniel L. Rosensweig,
President & CEO, ZDNet
Author & Producer
Gregory W. Slayton
President & CEO, ClickAction
Irwin Katsof, Founder
Michelle Chandler, Campaign Director
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Public Relations Consultancy
Suissa Miller, Advertising Agency
Hilary Rich, Co-Author
Chris Kitze, Board member
Prior to the Word Can Heal Handbook, Irwin Katsof co-authored, along with CNN's Larry King, Powerful Prayers: Conversations on Faith, Hope and the Human Spirit with Today's Most Provocative People. In 1999, Powerful Prayers was on the 10 Best Selling Religious Books list in Publishers Weekly. His second book was How to Get Your Prayers Answered.
A dynamic leader for positive social change, Irwin Katsof is the Founder of WordsCanHeal.org and the Executive Director of The Jerusalem Fund of Aish HaTorah.
CNN's Larry King; actors Kirk Douglas, Elliot Gould, Jason Alexander, Rod Steiger, and William Shatner; as well as business magnates Merv Adelson, Ron Meyer, and Stuart Subotnick, are among the many Katsof has inspired to get involved in Jerusalem Fund programs.
Combining British charm with New York efficiency, Michelle Chandler brings
"Words Can Heal" and related activities an extraordinary depth of experience in designing
and implementing major campaigns. Using her marketing, communications, public affairs and
event management experience, Chandler has been involved in a series of successful
communications campaigns for such organizations as BskyB, AT&T, Virgin, Deutsche
Telekom, Cadbury's, Cable & Wireless, and Media One.
Chandler has successfully led activity ranging from major product launches to
corporate mergers and acquisitions and cause related marketing activity with The Princes
Over past 2 years, Chandler has served as Campaign Director for various
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi
Public Relations Consultancy
A recognized leader in strategic communications, Laszlo Mizrahi has led
events, communications, and political projects with The White House, more than 60 members
of the United States Senate and 114 Members of Congress. She has extensive experience in
working with major media outlets such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The
Wall Street Journal, ABC, FOX, NBC, and C-SPAN. Laszlo's firm has provided public
leadership and communications services for the American Cancer Society, the National
Education Association, American Associations of School Administrators, AIPAC, the American
Medical Association, the Ford Foundation and others.
Laszlo Mizrahi has long been involved in bringing private, public, and
religious sectors together to achieve important societal goals. Her work was recognized by
President George H. W. Bush as being "A Point of Light." She has been profiled by The
Washington Post and interviewed on "One on One" with John McLaughlin.
The leading advertising firm of Suissa Miller will be doing pro-bono
work for WordsCanHeal.org and it surrounding advertising campaign. Suissa Miller is
the firm behind ads for Boston Market, Princess Cruises, E & J Gallo Winery, Quaker Oats,
SkyTel, Strong Investments, AAA, BeechNut, Dole, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and
the Partnership for a Drug Free America amongst others.
David Suissa - Chairman/ Executive Creative Director,
Sharon Fernbach - Account Supervisor,
Mike Tankel - Director, Direct & Internet Marketing,
Catherine Hahn - Media Director, Mike Indgin - Associate Creative Director,
Ken Pappanduros - Senior Copywriter,
Ron Mondz - Art Director, and Mitch Obatake - Copywriter are all assisting in work
for WordsCanHeal.org and related activities.
Prior to this book, Hilary Rich wrote and published The Complete Idiot's
Guide To The Perfect Marriage, Get Married Now, and How To Be A Great
She has appeared on many national television and radio shows and has been
featured in newspapers and magazines across the country.
Board member & consultant on Viral Marketing Strategy
A leader in interactive communications and web strategies, Chris Kitze is the
co-founder and CEO of Yaga. Prior to founding Yaga, Inc, he was the CEO of NBCInternet
(NASDAQ:NBCI), a company created in December 1999 upon the merger of XOOM.com and
Kitze co-founded XOOM.com in September 1996, took it public in December
of 1998 and served as Chairman of the Board and Secretary since its
inception. Kitze has started and sold three interactive companies in his career. Prior to XOOM.com, Mr. Kitze co-founded Point Communications Corporation,
a Web directory company that was acquired by Lycos I October 1995. Mr.
Kitze remained and ran the Point division, as, as well as served as overall
vice president of marketing for Lycos, where he helped take the company public with a $225 million valuation. Prior to founding Point, Kitze co-founded Aris Entertainment, which published interactive CD-ROM titles, including the award-winning MPC Wizard, MediaClips and Video Cube product lines. Aris Entertainment sold more than 2 million CD-ROM units in less than three years and was purchased by SoftKey International (now The Learning Company), a publicly traded $300 million company in June 1994.