John Meese Dean of Platform University

John Meese is on a mission to eradicate poverty, and views entrepreneurs as the most effective vehicle for world-wide change. As a result, he’s made it his personal mission to systemize success for entrepreneurs so they can’t help but succeed!

John leads a team focused on simplifying online marketing for professionals as the Dean of Platform University, a multimillion-dollar online community started by Michael Hyatt in 2013.

John lives in Columbia, Tennessee, with his wife and three beautiful children, and runs three successful businesses (including a coworking space walking distance from his house).

While you won’t find him on social media, you can find him on his own blog,, in addition to the training content he regularly publishes at

Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is the Authority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.