J.J. MEIER, CEO — Dr. Meier is the sole owner of and creator of InfoTrendz TV. InfoTrendz Media. serves as the holding company for the InfoTrendz TV brands. She is also Co-Founder of Strategen Group, U.S. and Canada. Each of her companies works with clients in various capacities such as: Product Line Development, Brand Development, Multi-Media Marketing Strategies, Creative Development, Production Services, etc.
Dr. Meier and her team at InfoTrendz TV function as “Business Development and Direct Response Specialists” for companies in numerous fields such as entertainment; education; health and beauty.
Her fifteen year old Strategen Group has been successful in launching various skin care and nutritional lines into the shopping television genre. After placing lines on Shop NBC, QVC and the Shopping Channel in Canada (TSC), Dr. Meier, along with Canadian partner, Lisa Young, created their own totally new concept in skin care, DermaGem. This gem-extract infused line successfully aired on Jewelry Television from 2009-20012 and is slated to transition into MM-DR in early 2014. Strategen Group is also active in the film and series television and has over a dozen projects in development.
Dr. Meier was EVP of Business Development for ITV Ventures, a Boston-based DR company from
2006-2009. During that time period the company exceeded $150 million in DR revenues. Since 2009 she has collaborated with Blue Vase Marketing, another Boston-based DR firm, where her shows have generated in excess of $50 million in revenues in the past twenty four (24) months.
Dr. Meier was invited to Washington, D.C. by Constitutional attorney, Jonathan Emord in 2005 to testify before the FDA regarding the suppression of nutritional information to the consumer. In addition to her testimony, she also met with various representatives of Congress to lobby for Congressional Bill 4282 (The Health Freedom Protection Act). While in Washington she met Michael Alden, Esq., CEO of Blue Vase Marketing (a nationally ranked DR firm based in Boston) and has enjoyed a collaborative partnership since 2005.
She was invited to the 2009 Presidential Inauguration by the National Women’s Political Caucus and remains active in this organization to identify, coach and support female political candidates as well as those currently holding office at the local, state and federal levels.
In the past J.J. has held executive suite positions and helped launch several companies such as SeneGence International; Nutri-Metics (Australia); Channoine Cosmetics (Austria); FemOne, Inc.;
ITV Ventures, Inc.; GIA Wellness; One World Science; and others. Strategen Group enjoys continued relationships with the principals of these companies and now provides executive coaching, media coaching, leadership workshops and corporate event keynotes.
J.J. is a long-time social activist for issues impacting women and children. She sat on the board of ChildHelp for six years and is currently Executive Director of the Advisory Board of Angels In Waiting, a California 501c3 non-profit serving critically ill abandoned infants. She was on the lobbying team that helped enact AB-1133 that was signed into law by Governor Brown in October 2013 impacting foster care policy. She is also on the Advisory Board of the Charitable Giving Foundation. She earned a Doctor of Divinity degree in 1999 and holds a professional certification as a Human Behavior Analyst.
DR. MEIER’S ON-AIR CREDITS — Production and/or Creative Services:
TRIPP MEHEW, Business Development/Online Media — Tripp Mehew brings valuable skills and credentials to InfoTrendz Media as a marketing and IT consultant, direct response expert and experienced producer. He has been focused on direct response marketing as well as online marketing for over ten years and has functioned as an advisor and consultant for two direct response network marketing companies with a combined sales over $10 million in gross sales within his teams alone.
He is the Author of The Science of Getting Rich @ Home and coach to many aspiring home business owners. Tripp and InfoTrendz Media CEO, J.J. Meier, produced two DR shows under the InfoTrendz TV brand on his book that resulted in significant sales and lead generation.
He is the owner of The ResultZ Group LLC., broad-based business consulting firm, is a frequent contributor to several online blogs and is considered an insightful marketer who has the reputation of being a “business intervention specialist” with his no nonsense approach and objective perspective that provides business owners valuable growth strategies and tools.
Tripp is a former Marine; holds an engineering degree and has been a successful entrepreneur for the past fifteen years.
KARL NAUFAL, Vice President – Business Development — Mr. Naufal joined infoTrendz in 2013, bringing more than 20 years of technology industry leadership, computer hardware expertise and executive management experience to his role with the company.
Before joining InfoTrendz Media, Mr. Naufal served as Chief Operating Officer of V-Channel, a U.S. based live shopping platform that broadcasts exclusively in the U.K. While there, his focus was on innovation, product procurement, improved operational efficiency and execution that led to significant company growth.
Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Intertrade International, Inc. where he held a variety of management, operations, sales and marketing roles, ultimately serving as the company’s Chief Executive Officer and President. He lead a successful efforts to improve operational efficiency, strengthen the product line, and drive growth.
Mr. Naufal earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1991 from University of Pennsylvania. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic; has a passion for travelling and exploring different cultures.
RONNIE CAROL, Vice President – Creating Marketing — Ms. Carol’s career bridges the two giants of the global modeling industry, first at Ford Models in New York and then advancing to President of Elite Model Management in Los Angeles. Her long tenure in the modeling industry crossed over into the entertainment once she relocated to Southern California and for more than two decades she has developed, produced and / or starred in many on-air projects. She was co-creator and Executive Producer of Star Path (long-form program) and is currently still active in both television and film development and production.
Throughout her career she has appeared in series and episodic television; feature films and numerous commercials as both producer and talent.
Ronnie has a passion for interior design and acts both designer and personal stylist for many CEOs in the entertainment and financial industries. Her instinct and knowledge of trends keeps her on the leading edge of product procurement for MM-DR projects.
Ronnie is a passionate social activist and public speaker. She sits on the Advisory Board of Angels In Waiting, a California 501c3 non-profit and helped usher AB-1133 through the California legislature.
Ms. Carol’s Production and on-air credits: