Michelle Alfandari is a business development consultant, entrepreneur, small business owner and retimer. She specializes in assessing and leveraging existing company assets to achieve clients objectives. Michelle is Founder and CEO of MODA Licensing, Inc., a global licensing and marketing company established in 1988 focused on building new businesses from brands. She has hands-on experience working with corporations and non-profits as a leader in intellectual property-brand extension licensing, She has worked with companies across diverse industries developing and executing strategies that leverage, monetize and build new businesses from intangible assets and intellectual property. Clients past/present include: The New York Times, Mack Trucks, Koch Industries/Invista-LYCRA(R), Bushnell, COTY, Inc., Meredith Corporation/Better Homes and Gardens, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Ritz Hotel-Paris, Voxx Interantional/Audiovox, America's VetDogs, UNIPAL Corrugated Pallets, Champion Athleticwear, Let Tour de France, Natgional Trust for Historic Preservation, Snap-on Tools, The Henry Ford.UNICEF, for more info: www.modalicensing.com Michelle is founder and chief Navigator of Retimement, LLC a content driven site and consultancy focused on optimizing creativity and innovation via a retimement(R) model. She believes that by integrating and alloating the approporate amount of time for earning, living and having fun that we will be better able to embrace flux, be happier and more creative at work and in our personal lives. www.retimement.com Michelle has a B.A. in Sociology, She is a New York University certified executive coach, and certified in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP).