Tracey Abbott,VP Footlocker, CEO Culture Relay shares her thoughts on mentors, leadership, education & success with SarderTV

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SarderTV adds new interview with marketing expert Tracey Abbot to Learning from Best Collection

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Tracey Abbot is a unique individual who has been successful in the tough field of corporate marketing and brand development, and has also used her skills to create an organization that helps young women find success and become leaders of the future

SarderTV, the popular online learning channel, recently interviewed Tracey Abbott, currently Vice President of Strategic Planning with Footlocker, CEO and Founder of Culture Relay, an educational sports based non-profit organization for young women. Speaking with Jennifer Crumpton, SarderTV Correspondent, Tracey Abbott talks about issues that are close to her heart including her love of sports, the founding of her own not-for-profit organization for young women and life in the field of marketing as a VP, and consultant. The interview is part of the SarderTV collection of Learning from the Best, providing interviews with people who are changing the world.

“Tracey Abbot is a unique individual who has been successful in the tough field of corporate marketing and brand development, and has also used her skills to create an organization that helps young women find success and become leaders of the future,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning and creator of SarderTV.

Tracey Abbot admits she loves brands and created a goal for herself to be involved in three big brand battles and she has achieved all three. Her interests were in photography the battle between Kodak and Fuji, Nike and Adidas and Pepsi and Coke. She has worked in marketing at Eastman Kodak, Adidas and PepsiCo, in addition to other major companies, and is currently overseeing a staff of twenty one stationed around the world in her position as VP at Footlocker. Her love of marketing and brand management has taken her all over the world including working in Germany, Amsterdam, London, Dubai, South Africa and Paris where she obtained her MBA at the Bureau des Eleves, with classes all in French. She is also a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and is participating in the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program. In the interview, Abbott talks on a diverse number of subjects including her first job, major accomplishments in life both personal and business, maintaining balance in life, her favorite books, styles of leadership, the future of retailing, the mentors in her life and how to hire the right people. She also talks at length about her own organization, Culture Relay which has as its mission the goal to create female leaders of tomorrow by offering a year long program for high school girls with sports and running as the basis to teach leadership.

SarderTV offers provoking, educational and candid interviews so that new entrepreneurs and aspiring business people can learn from them. The database is part of the international Learning Movement created by Russell Sarder to help spread knowledge and inspire a passion in lifelong learning. Operating on the premise that motivated individuals can learn from the experience, the success and the mistakes of others, SarderTV provides a unique opportunity to see and hear influential personalities talk about the subjects that matter to them. Some of the past interviewees have included Ira Neimark, former CEO of Bergdorf Goodman, Susan Davis, CEO of BRAC USA, and Dan Hoffman, President and CEO of M5 Networks.

Don't miss this educational and interesting interview with Tracey Abbott at SarderTV.

SarderTV seeking additional leaders for interviews

SarderTV is also seeking leaders to interview and is targeting leaders from Fortune 500 companies, and exceptional public figures like Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Jim Collins, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and many more. According to the National Venture Capital Association, more than 30 percent to $600 million this year has been invested in Web-based education. For investors seeking an opportunity to participate in a multimillion dollar idea SarderTV presents an excellent investment and is actively seeking investors. Several investors have already expressed an interest in this innovative idea. Investors interested in becoming a part of SarderTV are invited to get in touch as well, contact us at russellsarder(at)netcomlearning(dot)com .

About Sarder TV
SarderTV is a learning channel that contains a series of exclusive educational interview videos from top leaders in their industries, as well as motivational videos encouraging our public to succeed in their personal and professional lives, and many more. Russell Sarder, CEO of Sarder TV, has interviewed a series of leaders, who have shared their experiences and how they were able to achieve their success. Some of the names that Sarder has interviewed are: Ira Neimark, former CEO of Bergdorf Goodman; Russ Edelman, co-author of Nice Guys Can Get the Corner Office, Dan Hoffman, and David Hershfield, SVP Online Technology at RedCats.

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