The Get Control Leadership Team

The Get Control! Difference begins with our leaders and people. We strive to thrill our clients with unique digital skills programs that make people say, "Wow!" But, to achieve consistent reviews, our leaders must be great with people and technology.  

Thankfully, the world has taken notice. We've produced four best-selling books, reached millions via appearances on CNN, FOX, and NPR, and have provided training for 20% of the Global 1000. Ask us for a case study!

Please hold us to the highest standard -- we love the challenge and will strive to exceed your expectations.  

Mike Song

Best-Selling Time Management Author

Chief Executive Officer

Founder, Bestselling Author & Training Designer

Mike is the 6th most followed time management blogger in the world. He has co-written four best-selling Hamster Revolution books and reached millions via appearances on CNN, FOX, ABC, and NPR.

Fun Facts: Mike is an All-American distance runner and an award-winning musician who has opened for Bon Jovi, Pearl Jam, and The Ramones. His mission is to raise money for causes that KEEP KIDS SAFE. 

Jeff Burress

Jeff Burress

Chief Business Officer

Founder & Global Operations Lead

Jeff is head of global operations and business development.  Most recently, he has helped to develop the ground-breaking TQ Journey web experience.  Jeff leads our talented Sales Team. 

Fun Facts: Jeff is a huge Bruce Springsteen and NY Giants fan who enjoys fishing for Striped Bass in Long Island Sound.  

Joanne Walsh

Jo Walsh

Client Relationship Manager


Jo heads up our client relations team.  Her mission is to make sure that our subscribers -- some of the biggest organizations in the world, -- are 100% satisfied with The Digital Skills Learning Center.

Fun Facts: Jo is a Board Member and Volunteer for the Granite State Adaptive Equine Therapy program. You can also find her riding her Harley in the White Mountains of New Hampshire or chilling on her boat on Lake Winnipesauke.

Liza Rivera

Liza Rivera

Director of Training


Liza has produced over 1,500 training programs for Get Control.  As our training implementation team leader, Liza makes sure that every live and virtual session runs smoothly and delivers stellar results. 

Fun Facts: Liza loves classic rock and treasures the guitar pick handed to her by Joan Jett at a concert.  Each year, Liza and her family make a massive difference by sponsoring an inner-city, college-bound student.

Cynthia Farquar

Cynthia Farquar

Master Facilitator

Cynthia is a superstar trainer who's quick wit and photographic memory make her a sought-after, client favorite.  Cynthia is our highest-rated facilitator.  She has led energetic live and virtual classes at Harvard, Nestle, and Merck to name a few.

Fun Facts: Cynthia has been a certified SCUBA diver since the age of 15!  She has had explored Australia's Great Barrier Reef, plummeted to the depths of Hawaii's underwater lava flows, and danced with the Sting Rays in the Caribbean. 

Tim Burress

Tim Burress Bitmojii

Author, Presenter, & Trainer

Tim has been with Get Control! for over 20 years.  He is the bestselling co-author of The Hamster Revolution for Email and Meetings books.  Tim's dynamic presentation style instantly endears him to our clients.  He is always happy to autograph books at his sessions. 

Fun Facts: Tim is world-class athlete who has completed the challenging Ironman trialthlon three times. He has won the Ragnar Ultra 200 mile event four times. Tim enjoys travel, technology, and a great glass of wine. 

Kristin Miller Song

Kristin Song

VP of Legal & Admin.

Attorney Kristin Song heads up our Admin. and Legal Team.  In addition to strategic consulting, Kristin monitors finance and helps set up Get Control as a vendor on client systems.  

Fun Facts: Kristin has rescued over 200 puppies in the past decade.  In 2020, she founded the SongStrong Equine Rescue and Therapy farm.  Kristin has received numerous awards for her charitable work.  She is a lobbyist for causes that keep kids safe.