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Shara Senderoff

Shara Senderoff

Cofounder, CEO, Intern Sushi

After working in film and TV production, Shara Senderoff couldn't figure out why people still used resumes and only hired people they knew for internships. She pitched her (then) boss Mark Gordon on the idea for a site to connect interns and employers via video resumes. Eighty thousand interns later, Intern Sushi is a success.

Personality is a large part of what makes someone successful. You have to be able to move somebody, to instantly say, 'Here's why I'm different. You should stop what you're doing and pay attention to me.'