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Behind the Brand with Bryan Elliott

Behind the Brand is a show about innovators, entrepreneurs and the stories behind their success. It's like a backstage pass inside the minds, companies and lifestyles of some of the smartest and most interesting people on the planet.

Each episode, I talk with successful people from eclectic areas like those who build big businesses and brands, to athletes, celebrities, artists and more, so that YOU can learn their secrets. Prior guests include bestselling author Seth Godin, pro skateboarding legend, Tony Hawk, outspoken entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk, journeyman actor Mike Rowe, The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan, motivational coach, Tony Robbins, surfer and shark attack survivor, Bethany Hamilton and many more.

Apr 23, 2021

Katy Milkman is the James G. Dinan Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, host of Charles Schwab’s popular behavioral economics podcast Choiceology, and the former president of the international Society for Judgment and Decision Making. She is the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior...


Apr 22, 2021

Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a New York Times bestselling author, sought-after speaker and podcast host who thrives at the intersection of comedy, technology and justice. Her latest book is called, Professional Troublemaker, The Fear-Fighter Manual.


Apr 18, 2021

Harley Finkelstein is a Canadian businessperson, entrepreneur and public speaker. He is best known as the President of Shopify. He is a board member of CBC, and an advisor to both OMERS Ventures and Felicis Ventures. He is also a Dragon on CBC Dragons' Den, Next Gen Den. 


Apr 11, 2021

In my opinion Malcolm Gladwell is a one-in-generation kind of writer. Like F. Scott Fitzgerald or a more virtuous, thoughtful and gentle Hemingway without all the drinking, cavorting and tragedy. He is Canadian after all, and  very proud of it.

In this episode of Behind the Brand I convince Malcolm to reveal something...


Apr 9, 2021

Jack Conte is a quirky, smart and talented musician — turned tech entrepreneur, CEO and co-founder of Patreon. What is Patreon? Well, Jack basically built it to help creative people get paid for what they love to do. 

On Patreon, you can let your fans become active participants in the work they love by offering them a...