If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Susan Hunt Stevens, founder and CEO, WeSpire is on the Positive Phil Podcast


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Meet Our Founder, Susan Hunt Stevens. Recognized expert in the use of social and game mechanics to drive positive behavior change and former CMO at The New York Times Company and SVP/GM of Boston.com, Susan Hunt Stevens is the founder and CEO of WeSpire, an employee engagement platform. In this interview, Susan talks about WeSpire and also shares her views on the trends and technologies in the HR space. Susan founded WeSpire in 2010 and has led the expansion of the company from the leading sustainability engagement platform into a full platform for engaging employees in positive impact initiatives. www.wespire.com Susan Hunt Stevens, the Founder and CEO of WeSpire, a user engagement platform that helps users achieve their sustainability goals. -drives positive impacts… -building inspiration and awareness…builds a positive social network around awesome social actions… ( organizations can determine what motivates….an employee… measurable changes hit that bottom line…. Before taking the leap and launching her startup, Susan spent nine years at The New York Times Company, most recently as senior vice president/GM of Boston.com, one of the largest news and information sites on the Web. do one thing everyday that scares you eleanor roosevelt WeSpire has been selected as a winner in the category of Best Employee Efficiency Technology for the 2016 MITX Awards. “The best way to think about the company,” founder and chief executive Susan Hunt Stevens said, “is that companies can easily roll any of our over 70 different sustainability and responsibility programs to create custom programs for their employees and businesses.” WeSpire says its clients can build unique benefit programs and create positive work environments by tapping options from categories that include recycling programs, health and well-being, and work/life balance, among others. In the end, the companies that partner with WeSpire can improve workplace culture and also save money in variety of ways, the firm said. The news comes on the heels of the company’s $3 million Series A round of funding in January. The investors in the round included CommonAngels, LaunchPad Venture Group, Pan-Asia, and Clean Energy Venture Group. Recently, WeSpire named Product of the Year by Environmental Leader and runs its employee engagement programs at over 20 global corporations including eBay, Unilever, MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, and EMC. When her son almost died eating a cashew, Susan Hunt Stevens had a rude awakening. It eventually led her to find her life’s calling: making sustainability accessible. About Positive Phil Positive Phil hosts this daily podcast to help his listeners live life to its fullest. The Positive Phil Show is a Popular Podcast About Staying Positive. Featuring Video and Audio Content. Producing Motivating Stories for Personal and Professional Growth. Real Stories /True Success Host Positive Phil. The Positive Phil Show is a daily podcast hosted by Entertainment Consultant Positive Phil. The program primarily consists of interviews with positive thought leaders within the business and entertainment community. Are you Ready To Consume Some Positive Content? Each Episode will Help you Grow Professionally and Personally. Listen to Entrepreneurs "Encouraging and Positive" Stay Ambitious! Download on all devices www.positivephilshow.com Let Your Voice Be Heard…Tell Us Your Story #askpositivephil Enjoy The Show? Share it With a Friend or Send Us Some Feedback Send us feedback via Email or Voice Message Share this episode with the social media icons below. www.twitter.com/askpositivephil www.positivephil.com For Media Requests… media@positivephil.com

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