Welcome to Cerius Executives!

We’re excited to host this Speaker Series, featuring Independent Executives in our network.

Welcome to Cerius Executives!

We’re excited to welcome you into our network.

The Cerius Executives Speaker Series is designed to provide learning opportunities and discussions for our clients and independent executives and features key thought leaders on various business topics, such as: business funding, information technology, artificial intelligence, leadership development, and marketing/media projects.

Click on any Speaker Series Event to learn more and register:

Emerging Trends
in Outsourcing

with M.M. “Sath” Sathyanarayan
May 17, 2023

Unlocking Your Company’s
Growth Potential

with Gary Leeman
May 19, 2023

Media Company

with Adam Scully-Power
May 22, 2023

Being Human
in the Age of AI

with David Espindola
May 23, 2023

Think Like an

with Robert Manasier
May 24, 2023

Emerging Trends in Outsourcing with M.M. “Sath” Sathyanarayan.

May 17, 2023 – 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

Agility is essential to staying ahead in today’s rapidly changing business landscape, but there are significant risks that require us to rethink how we approach our business operations. Economic uncertainty, technology uncertainty, and talent uncertainty are among the most pressing issues we face. How can outsourcing allow businesses to manage these risks and stay agile?

Having spent the past 40 years in the IT industry, Sath has been an executive in a Fortune 500 company, entrepreneur, author, and invited speaker. During the past 20+ years, he’s been focused on helping companies boost their business success through IT/Business process outsourcing.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Importance of emerging outsourcing models
  • Impact of recent technology advances on IT outsourcing
  • How business process outsourcing and automation can you help you mitigate risks and stay agile

May 19, 2023 – 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

Hitting the ceiling is when you, your department, or your company stop growing. It’s the feeling of being stuck, overwhelmed, and frustrated – and it’s inevitable. All entities that grow experience growing pains – it’s scientific. Breaking through the ceiling is also scientific. Your ability to break through the ceiling is in direct proportion to your ability to master these Five Leadership Abilities:

  • Your ability to Simplify
  • Your ability to Delegate and Elevate
  • Your ability to Predict
  • Your ability to Systemize
  • Your ability to Structure

So, how can you master these abilities to unlock growth?

Gary is dedicated to helping other entrepreneurs achieve their business and personal goals. He helps entrepreneurial organizations focus on what matters most, implement a proven and highly efficient operating system, and gain traction toward their vision.


May 22, 2023 – 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

The modern digital landscape has accelerated your ability to produce and distribute content at scale. And consistent content is the key to building brand, awareness and audience engagement. In this engaging session, we’ll explore the power of thinking like a media company and why building a brand by bringing value is more important than trying to sell. We’ll explore specific tools and strategies to help you get started and share examples from those who have experienced explosive growth by adopting a media company mindset.

Adam is a highly experienced investment executive and advanced sales and marketing consultant with an extensive career growing successful products and businesses in the asset management and insurance industry. He has helped design innovative, award-winning investment strategies and developed the brand, marketing, and sales campaigns behind multi-billion-dollar sales growth. An interesting fact about Adam is that he’s an avid ultra-endurance athlete who has completed some of the world’s hardest ultra-endurance races and events.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Types of value-added content to consider
  • Effective ways to distribute content

May 23, 2023 – 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

David is an entrepreneur, futurist, and management consultant, guiding organizations through technology-driven transformational changes. His work has been centered on developing business strategies, leveraging technology innovation, and leading high performance teams to solve problems and build meaningful products and services. 

His new book, Soulful: You in the Future of Artificial Intelligence, is available for pre-order.

Think Like an Investor with Robert Manasier

May 24, 2023 – 10 AM PST / 1 PM EST

Robert Manasier is the CEO of In Focus Brands and Managing Director of EDA Funding. In Focus Brands is a white label, deployed team business builder for true startups to international company expansions, and EDA Funding is the private capital fund of In Focus Brands with access to a full contingent of resources for your business scale and/or startup launch with flexible, shared risk funding programs.

Key Discussion Points:

  • Thinking like an investor or a financial institution you want to raise capital from
  • Making your business more attractive to VC firms