Natalie Zeituny - 360 Degrees

Visionary, Business Woman, Entrepreneur, Intuitive,
Author, Speaker, Coach, Researcher of life
Principal and Founder NZconsulting (2002)
Principal and Founder - Conscious Business Center® (2006)

The Modern Mystic
Natalie is a modern mystic researching the intersection between human potential and the evolution of consciousness. As a pioneer and change-maker in the emerging field of Conscious Business®, she draws on her diverse personal and professional experience which encompasses science, systems thinking, eastern and western philosophy, Integral theory, evolutionary theories, healing medicine, Askashic records, shamanism, yoga and business management. Her journey with her clients enters into realms of mind, body, heart and soul which allows an unfoldment towards broader and deeper awareness. Deeper awareness naturally invites individuals and organizations to heal and express their power, beauty and unique creativity. Natalie is a certified life coach, Akashic Records Intuitive, Shaman, Reiki Master and dedicated yoga student. She is a published author and offers coaching, consultations, workshops, lectures and keynote presentations worldwide. You are invited to connect with her at

The Businesswoman
Natalie is a pioneer and change-maker in the emerging field of Conscious Business® In 2006 she founded the Conscious Business Center® (CBC), a visionary agency that partners with businesses, giving them the strategies, programs and systems they need to foster environmental quality and human welfare as they build solid profit. Natalie has over 18 years' experience in business strategy, process management and technology implementation. In 2002 she founded NZ Consulting, a management-consulting firm that has successfully advised corporations such as Apple, Yahoo, Palm, Seagate, Network Appliance, Brocade, Altera, BEA and Safeway on how to improve corporate goals and technology solutions. Natalie is the author of “Climbing the Ladder of Business Intelligence”, which outlines how business can attain high performance through alignment of people, process, and technology. A graduate of Technion Engineering University in Israel, she now loves and lives in San Francisco, CA., where she is an advisor to several nonprofit organizations.

Natalie offers coaching, consultations, workshops, lectures & keynote presentations worldwide.
58 West Portal Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94127 (415) 385-7818

Andrew Behar has spent 30 years infusing purpose and mission into teams of experts from a wide range of disciplines while coordinating the development of innovative technology in media, communications, biotech, clean-tech and now conscious transformation. A systems thinker, project leader and inventor, he is uniquely positioned to be the "corpus callosum" of business; bridging the right brain - artistic/intuitive and the left brain - scientific/logical with a spirit that allows for the full blossoming of creativity and consciousness.

Andrew founded and ran VivoMetrics®, Inc. where he led a team of physiologists, engineers and fashion designers to develop the world's first mobile physiology monitor embedded in a shirt. He was responsible for product development, clinical trials, a data center, FDA submissions, developing physiology algorithms and filing 26 patents (2 of which name him as inventor) during his 8 years with the company.

Andrew is also a clean-tech consultant with experience in jatropha/algae based biofuel, photovoltaic system design and fuel cell systems. He has led a team of software engineers and graphic artists in the development of enterprise-scale multimedia transactional kiosk networks for the governments of Singapore and Australia. He has designed and built innovative media installations for IBM, AT&T, MGM Grand, and the Getty Museum and has directed and edited three documentary feature films, one of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Andrew earned his bachelor's degree from NYU, and for the past 30 years has been practicing Tai-chi, yoga and meditation.

Jay Kumar is the founder of Living Your Light – a consulting organization that advances holistic health, wellness and conscious living. As a holistic health and consciousness consultant, Jay advises individuals, corporate clients and institutions on how to integrate aspects of consciousness and well-being into their personal life or business model. He received his graduate degrees from Columbia University in International and Public Affairs and from UCLA in linguistics. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Asian & Comparative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Jay is also a certified Yoga and meditation teacher, energy healer, motivational speaker and writer. Having studied in both the U.S. and India, he masterfully bridges ancient wisdom with the modern world. His purpose in life is to be a catalyst for systemic change within the healthcare paradigm and to empower people in their innate ability to heal. To learn more you can visit his website

Sheldon Hughes is the principal of Capricorn Consulting Group. He is an organization, leadership, and culture development consultant with more than thirty-five years of experience. He helps to unfold business performance potential through developing full spectrum leadership and values-driven cultures.

Dean Martucci joined Conscious Business Center with a strong motivation to help existing and startup enterprises develop, integrate and nurture sustainable business practices, based on triple bottom line principles.

With 15 years of domestic and international business development experience with top semiconductor equipment manufacturers, Dean has developed a deep appreciation for the challenges facing corporations in the global economy as they strive to achieve sustainable excellence for shareholders, employees, the environment, and the community at large.

As a founder, president, sales and biz dev executive with multiple Internet infrastructure & services startups, including Certainty Solutions, Clear Communications, Contego, Wine Globe and Unicycle Records, Dean’s hands on knowledge of the highly charged nature of startup culture informs entrepreneurs as they build business plans and practices which will position the enterprise on the right path to reaping the benefits of sustainable, socially responsible, conscious business practices.

Dean participates in a range of nonprofits and causes including Sustainable San Mateo County, Environmental Entrepreneurs, Loma Prieta chapter of the Sierra Club & Room to Read. He volunteers for San Mateo & El Dorado County voter registration drives and is an active fundraiser for political and community initiatives. As an enthusiastic live-long learner, Dean is currently enrolling in the Presidio Sustainability Management MBA program. He also holds a BS degree in Physics from SUNY @ Stony Brook NY. In his spare time, his wife and he maintain an organic vineyard in the Sierra Foothills.

Paul Steinberg has more than 20 years of experience in global business development and sales for high profile technology, Web 2.0, and enterprise solutions companies. He is skilled in collaborative sales and negotiations that have produced six acquisitions and two IPOs. He is market savvy and able to leverage research and create financial models to support the corporate strategic plans. He is a superb communicator with a proven record of aligning sales strategy with the corporate development stage to maximize results.

Paul has an extensive network of C–level contacts that include high technology manufacturers, software designers, mobile telecommunications, service and network providers, Fortune 50 corporations, and leading–edge technology startups. Paul is a tenacious sales team motivator who encourages a collaborative approach. He is a straight talker who believes that complex enterprise solutions require participation from multiple people who will share the overall success. He is a master at understanding the company lifecycle and identifying the steps needed at different stages to advance the organization to the next level. Paul is experienced in conceptualizing the strategic direction, raising venture capital, and creating the sales and marketing teams that continue to exceed expectations.

Christine Reiners is a business consultant and brings 6 years of expert knowledge in project management, internal audit, financial analysis and strategic marketing to her client engagements. She has worked for a variety of industries internationally including consumer products, pharmaceutical, biotech and gas industry.

In her most recent experience as Senior Project Manager in a Consulting firm, she led Sarbanes–Oxley Section 404 implementation projects and internal audits. Some of her previous clients included international locations of Del Monte Foods, Methanex, Alcan Inc, Threshold Pharmaceutical and Safeway Inc. Christine began her career as a Financial Analyst and Internal Auditor at Procter & Gamble in Venezuela.

Christine earned an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS, Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela). She also has a certification on Corporate Social Responsibility from Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey and The World Bank. Christine is part of the Conscious Business Center's founder team leading the methodology team.

Joseph Salamon brings over 15 years hands–on global experience in Support and Service operations. He held Senior Management positions with multiple companies including Brocade Communications and NetApp. Joseph's global Support and Service operational management experience ranges from startup's to large public companies. He had sole responsibility for designing and implementing global mission–critical Customer/Technical Support operations and organizations from the ground–up, with primary focus on IT infrastructure technology products.

Joseph brings extensive operational and multi–million dollar P&L development and management experience. His skills and past responsibilities included: Development an management of global Warranty Services and Parts Logistics, Service Marketing, Call Center Operations, Education and Training, IT, Documentation Services, Sales Operations, Outsourcing, Contracts and Agreements, Process Engineering, Financials, and Vendor Management.

Joseph has extensive expertise in managing daily Call Center and Field Services operations in mission–critical 24X7 global environments He has managed Support and Services operations and large staff in multiple global regions – North America, EMEA and APR (India, Australia, Israel, UK, Germany, Switzerland, USA)

Mark Egan is a partner of the StrataFusion Group, Inc. and has over 30 years of experience in information technology. Prior to joining Strata Fusion, Mark was a CIO at Symantec Corporation for 6 years during the company's rapid growth from a consumer software publisher with $600 million revenue to the market leader of security with $5 billion revenue. During his tenure with Symantec, he led the information technology integration through 28 acquisitions, including a $13 Billion acquisition of Veritas Software that formed the world's 4th largest software company.

Mark's expertise includes information technology assessments, strategy, and planning; information security; and mergers & acquisitions. He held senior level positions with companies in variety of industries including Sun Microsystems, Price Waterhouse, Atlantic Richfield Corp., Martin Marietta Data Systems, Walden International Investment Group, and Wells Fargo Bank.

Mark is a board member of Sigue Corporation, Availgent, Inc, and the CIO Scholarship Foundation and serves on the advisory boards for Code Green Networks, TriCipher, Inc, Golden Gate University, and San Francisco State University. He is a member of the American Management Association's Information Systems and Technology Council and also co–chair of TechNet's Cyber Security Practices Adoption Campaign.

Mark is author of "Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions" from Addison Wesley and was a contributing author to "CIO Wisdom" and "CIO Perspectives". He is also a frequent speaker on best practices for information technology and security.

Mark holds a master's degree in finance and international business from the University of San Diego and a bachelor's degree in computer sciences from the University of Clarion.

Mike Szelong has over 20 years of experience in the high technology marketplace working for preeminent firms such as Hewlett–Packard, Sun Microsystems and Network Appliance. After graduating with a BS in Math/Computer Science from UCLA, he started his career in sales in served in sales leadership roles, consistently exceeding aggressive sales targets, culminating with over 100 field reports (SE's, SR's, manages and administrators as Northwest Regional Director for Network Appliance. He has received numerous awards for individual performance during his career (Rookie Sales Rep of the Year, Top Technical Sales Rep) as well as management (Sales Manager of the Year). He moved into Sr. Director of Vertical Industry Marketing and spun up vertical industry efforts in the Financial, Bio–Tech, Energy , Telco and Manufacturing sectors. In 2005, while serving in corporate development and strategy role, he co–developed the SMB business plan, conceived the product designs and spun up the small and medium business division within Network Appliance known as StoreVault . He has three patents pending for product design around mechanical packaging

Cheryl Anderson is the co–owner and senior managing partner of OAC Services, Inc., a Silicon Valley Oracle Applications consulting firm.

Ms. Anderson has held a variety of executive management roles with various Silicon Valley companies in software, high–technology, venture funds, and professional services. Prior to OAC Services, Ms. Anderson was a co–owner and senior managing partner of The StrataFusion Group, Inc., a Silicon Valley executive management consulting firm specializing in interim executive staffing, executive coaching, program management, operational and strategic assessments.

Cheryl has several business and technology accreditations, a member of numerous advisory councils, is a frequent guest speaker, and conducts business training. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (IFC), SVWB – Silicon Valley Women in Business, PCMA – Personal Coaching and Mentors Association, NAFE – National Association of Female Executives, and APICS – American Production Inventory Control Society. Ms. Anderson is certified as a Corporate Coach and Facilitator with Corporate Coach University (CCU).

Sylvia Warren, MBA – Consciousness Coach in Business, Leadership & Life

With twenty years of experience working with leaders in international and world class corporate and non–profit environments, Sylvia Warren shows smart business people how to bring the best of who they are to challenges they face so they get the results they want with less effort. As their strategic thinking partner and trusted confident, Ms. Warren leads clients to solutions tailored to work for them. Her clients go from great to superb with remarkable results.

Annelene's mission is to inspire a new brand of leadership for our changing world. She achieves this both as a passionate clean tech industry veteran and advocate, as well as in her work as an executive coach, helping clients connect with and trust their authentic voice, create a strong vision that aligns business, self–development, and world–enhancing goals, engage in purposeful action in service of their vision, and enjoy greater joy, meaning, and fulfillment in their lives.

Her professional background includes consulting with clean tech start–up companies such as San Francisco–based Climos; managing Climate Change research programs with the Electric Power Research Institute in Palo Alto, where she initiated a program for raising overseas funding; managing Corporate Development for Business Objects, a large enterprise software company, where she oversaw the acquisition and integration of a number of companies; and managing new product development for ABB Energy Information’s Systems, an energy trading software company. She holds a Master of Science in Technology and Policy from MIT, a Master of Engineering and Management from École des Mines in Paris, and is certified as an Integral Coach through New Ventures West.

Miriam Karell draws on ten years of experience designing practical strategies that address profound change in organizations. She is trained in The Natural Step, Integral Theory, Systems Thinking, Strategic Business Management, and Environmental Engineering. Ms. Karell assists companies in setting up green teams, developing sustainability programs (assessments, trainings and strategic planning), and acquiring green certification.

In the past year, Ms. Karell designed sustainable business membership criteria for a $1 Billion green village, developed strategic sustainability plans for two organizations, co-designed a sustainability report with benchmark metrics and tracking mechanisms for a beverage company, and organized and facilitated sustainability workshops and leadership trainings for change champions in Mexico and the United States .

Ms. Karell has presented at West Coast Green (largest residential green building conference in US), ‘Evolutionary Leadership for Sustainability’ conference, New College Sustainable Building Advisory Program, Asian Pacific Islander Business Association, Women of Vision, Presidio Sustainable MBA program, EGADE MBA program, and American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) dinner. In the fall of 2008, she will be teaching a course at UC Berkeley on ‘Sustainability Leadership: Strategies and Paradigms’

She holds a Master’s in “Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability” from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden , Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of California Berkeley , and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from University of California Santa Cruz .

Eve Simon worked many years in senior management positions in telecommunications and as a consultant in marketing & advertising agencies in health care, fashion and hospitality industries. In addition to a strong education in economics and marketing (including an MBA from Switzerland), she is certified in various types of bodywork, interior design and Feng Shui. Her results are based on being an imaginative and creative person who synthesizes many insights into new visions. She guides her clients into manifesting their path towards powerful goals. Throughout her career Eve has been a catalyst of change providing advice and guidance to corporate wide and to specific business departments. Now living in Marin County she is grateful to be part of the CBC team, moving things into a high dynamic, being aware that the change you wish to see in the world needs to be within yourself first and through loving and supporting the person in your direct surrounding.


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July 18 | July 25 | Aug 1 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Sheldon Hughes, Jay Kumar and Natalie Zeituny

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