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Dogs since time memorial have been known to be the man’s best friend. They are awesome pets to have around. Whether they’re greeting you when you come back home from work or begging for your meal, they have been known to put up smiles on people’s faces. Therefore, it is paramount for us to be able to look after them by feeding them healthy foods. The fast-growing $23.7 billion pet food industry has seen companies become innovative by producing foods that are winning the hearts of pet owners and opening up their wallets. These companies have realized that even pets should feed with food that is fresh and healthy. New entrants in the pet food market such as Freshpet Inc Factory which has the only refrigerated pet food on the market are trying to compete with traditional pet food companies for the billion dollar market. Freshpet innovation has seen its products sell in branded refrigerated display cases in over 15000 stores in the United States. To fight off competition, these traditional pet-food makers have realized it’s time to step up their marketing game to face the competition. Companies such as Nestlé’s Purina have come up with websites where pet owners can customize their special blends because according to them they believe that the best nutrition is personalized. Others such as Colgate-Palmolive have come up with dog food that can help your pooch lose weight. Beneful also has not been left behind on coming up with healthy and high quality foods. The Beneful company boasts of a variety of dog foods products including Dry Dog Food, wet dog food, and Dog treats. All these products contain either real meat, real salmon, real chicken or eggs. They believe in filling every bowl with goodness and the joy of happiness. These companies’ strategies appear to be working. In 2009, the sales of premium dog food increased to 45 percent to $10.5 billion in the U.S which now accounts for more than half of the market. In Blue Buffalo which went public last summer and one of the first companies to sell canned foods and kibble that mixes whole grains

A serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and one who embraces the importance of a quality education, Alexei Beltyukov recently took on the role of chief operating officer of an online homework space for high school students.

Beltyukov, who also holds a medical degree, started his career in the medical world in 1994 and after a few years decided to make a career change to pursue business.

He was the first recipient of the Insitut Europeen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) School of Business Lister Vickery Scholarship which helped him support his family while putting himself through school.

The scholarship assists MBA participants from Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries.

After attending INSEAD Business School where he received his MBA, Beltyukov launched several successful businesses. He went on to set up the Russian Alumni Scholarship of INSEAD to make financial support available to Russians accepted at INSEAD University.
Beltyukov and his wife have donated money to the Russian Alumni Scholarship.

His bio shows that Beltyukov started his career in 1998 with McKinsley & Company and later on launched new ventures in railcar leasing, asset management, real estate and car repair shops.

In 2013, he formed Endemic Capital to provide angel funding for Russian start-ups.

Beltyukov also set up A-Ventures Ltd., a Russian company set up to assist other Russian companies with financial support when they are facing difficulties. In addition, he co-founded New Gas Technologies and Mechanicus.

He works with the Russian government to offer financially viable guidance and support through the Skolkovo Foundation as its vice president. The foundation endows grants and prospects for Russian technology start-ups and support for entrepreneurs looking to extend opportunities throughout Russia. Beltyukov is also a board member of Interactive Educational Services.

His latest endeavor,, was recently listed as one of the world’s most promising startups by SOLVY makes use of practical or actual problem solving as a way to relate to math.

SOLVY is an interactive tool that helps high school students succeed in math. The online system presents a set of choices to students and teachers of pertinent subjects and follows an individuals advancement while they get to the bottom of the math problems. It also makes available instant feedback to the student about their progress.

Beltyukov, who tributes much of his success to his education, continues to have other new ventures in mind.  More info can be sought on Alexei’s website.

Susan McGalla has built a career on branding and getting customers to buy clothes. She is the former president of popular clothing companies Wet Seal and American Eagle. This is a perfect fit for the position in which she currently holds. Susan has a great plan to change the way that consumers look at the Pittsburgh Steelers clothing line. For many years the most popular selections from the Pittsburgh Steelers clothing collection was the black wildcard hoodie and some of the Pittsburgh Steelers short sleeve T-shirts. What Susan McGalla has done is create an extended line of clothing for men, women and children. There are Pittsburgh Steelers breast cancer awareness T-shirts and along with stripe polo shirts. The clothing line that has been revamped by Susan McGalla also includes things like Aztec crewneck sweaters and V neck sweater vests. Susan’s hard work on the clothing line gives everyone that wants to show their team colors the opportunity to do this regardless of where they are. There are some companies that allow workers to wear team T-shirts on Fridays during football season. This is part of the new plan that Susan has implemented in order to broaden the options for customers that purchase Pittsburgh Steelers apparel. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been a popular team for a long time. The black and yellow colors have become the favorite team colors for millions of football fans around the world. It is always going to be easy to find something that a Pittsburgh Steelers fan can wear to show their support now that Susan McGalla of has revitalized the clothing line. Many of the garments that are listed on the website come in different colors than the standard black and yellow colors that people are used to. The site also contains some special Steelers apparel that comes in different colors like gold, pink, green and silver.

Siemans Optical Networks, Sycamore Networks, and Tellabs have a technology that they want to expand. This expansion was what created Coriant. Coriant was founded in 2013 which became independent of Siemans and operates under the ownership of Marlin Equity Partners, however as of December 2013 the company will now operate under the name Coriant.

Coriant is selling hardware are software for optical transmissions. The backbone of network voice, data, and mobile networks. These products are for optical multiplexing over fiber optic cables, electrical cross connection of optical paths and multi service provisioning. These products are essential to our daily lives as the majority of humans have mobile devices.

Currently, the CEO of Coriant is Shaygan Kheradpir. He is a business and technology executive. Kheradpir has several degrees, such as a bachelor’s. master’s and doctoral degree in electrical engineering which he obtained while attending Cornell University. However, There is a lot to know about Kheradpir’s career prior to being appointed as CEO of Coriant. Prior to Coriant, Kheradpir held several executive positions with GTE, Verizon, Juniper, and Barclay networks. While in these positions, he developed cost cutting initiatives and developed various other products.

While Kheradpir worked at other telecommunications networks, he has developed several products that we still use today. He has pioneered himself over the last 13 years and has much more to offer. While at GTE, he worked on network routing, management, and control. While at Barclays, he developed products like the Pingit mobile payments software. He developed and instituted a restructuring and cost-cutting plan While at Juniper,they referred to it as an Integrated Operating Plan.

Besides Kheradpir career, he also served on a board of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology from 2010 to 2013 and is also know as the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology. He even served on an advisory board for the YMCA of Greater New York from 2007 to 2010. Additionally, Shaygan Kheradpir is a member of the Cornell University Engineering Council. Kheradpir is a well rounded individual and works hard to keep up with the ever growing technological world.

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