About Us


Networking Times is a global community of entrepreneurs who choose network marketing as their vehicle for personal and global transformation.

Published by Gabriel Media Group, Inc., Networking Times is an educational journal that helps network marketing professionals build the right skill sets and mindset to be successful in their businesses. A proven training tool and credibility builder, Networking Times is also used as a prospecting tool, providing powerful third-party validation for the network marketing business model and profession.

Some of the areas we work in include:

1. Network Marketing / Home-Based Business
2. Entrepreneurship
3. Financial Literacy
4. Personal and Professional Development
5. Collaborative, Sustainable Business Practices
6. Transformational & Positive Thinking Programs
7. Conscious Capitalism

Gabriel Media Group, Inc. is founded on the vision of Global Prosperity through a Philanthropic Economy. This idea conveys that, in addition to its purpose of providing superior products and services, business has a social responsibility of co-creating a sustainable world that works for everyone.

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Eventually everyone is going to figure out that one organization in network marketing, Networking Times, is far ahead of the pack in terms of providing legitimate professional support. Until that time, we will continue to enjoy the strategic advantage they've afforded us and many of the most successful leaders in our profession. We devour every issue and never fail to learn at least one or two million-dollar ideas. Those who do not subscribe to Networking Times and attend their educational programs will have to depend on trial and error to learn what we learn from experts in network marketing.

Mark Yarnell

A revolutionary profession like network marketing requires a revolutionary magazine like Networking Times to provide the timeless principles and latest techniques that transcend any specific company to yield a bi-monthly tour-de-force. Sir Isaac Newton said, 'If I have seen further, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants', and a subscription to Networking Times permits you to stand on the shoulders of the giants in our profession.

Orrin Woodward

Our Team

Chris Gross Cofounder & CEO

Chris Gross is CEO of Gabriel Media Group and cofounder of Networking Times and Networking University.

With a background in building, real estate, mortgage brokerage, finance, and telecommunications, Chris operated a public company in the ‘90s, which sold and delivered millions of products (magazines, books, audio programs, etc.) to the network marketing space. This company acquired MLM Publishing Group, Inc., that published Upline® before starting a publishing subsidiary that launched a successful newsstand magazine, Network Marketing Lifestyles, with worldwide distribution.

In 2001, he formed Gabriel Media Group, Inc. with his wife, Dr. Josephine Gross and together they founded and launched Networking Times.

In 2012 Chris joined the board of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals and has served as Vice President of the ANMP since 2013.

Josephine Gross Cofounder & Editorial Director

Dr. Josephine Gross is cofounder and Editor in Chief of Networking Times and Dean of Faculty for Networking University. Born and raised in Belgium, she came to the U.S. to do her Ph.D. in languages at Stanford University.

Together with her husband Chris Gross, she founded Networking Times in 2001 and today it is the leading publication for network marketing in the world.

Josephine interviews network marketing leaders from all over the world, asking them exactly how they built their businesses so readers can instantly benefit from their experience and shorten their learning curve. The perspective she brings to the profession is truly international, and her heart-centred listening approach brings out what it is that makes network marketers extraordinary leaders.

In 2013 Josephine joined the board of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals and became chairperson for the ANMP committee of international expansion.

See Josephine’s speaking topics here.

Bob Proctor Publisher

Bob Proctor is the foremost authority of the mind and the personal development industry. A former protégé of personal development pioneer Earl Nightingale, Bob Proctor first built a wildly successful business career, and then an internationally successful speaking career, elaborating on the principles of Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich and other classic success and prosperity texts.

To millions of people across the globe, the name Bob Proctor is synonymous with success.  Long before his role in the movie The Secret sent him into the realm of superstardom, he was already a legendary figure in the world of personal development.

As a speaker, author, consultant, coach, and mentor, Bob Proctor works with business entities and individuals around the world, instilling within them not only the mental foundations of success and the motivation to achieve, but also the actionable strategies that will empower them to grow, improve, and thrive in today’s ever-changing world. 

Read more about Bob here.

Susan Sly Editorial Advisor

Susan Sly is a top income earner, bestselling author, sought-after speaker, and trainer in the network marketing space. A passionate advocate of the profession, she joined the Networking Times editorial team in Fall 2014.

Read more about Susan here.

Ramya Chandrasekaran Digital Marketing Manager

Ramya Chandrasekaran is Digital Marketing Manager for Networking Times. She was the Chief Communications Officer for a leading Asian Direct Selling company, responsible for PR, branding, and customer communications in key markets in Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Follow her on Facebook here.

Rob Sperry Networking Times TV Show Host

Featured as a Master Networker in the Jan/Feb 2016 issue of Networking Times, Rob Sperry has grown into one of the top trainers in the network marketing space. His first year in the profession, he reached the highest level in a multi-billion dollar company. Conquering new heights, Sperry became the co-creator of a spin-off from a $3 billion dollar company (total sales) and launched with a million dollars in sales in his first month.

Rob Sperry has been a consultant to many different network marketing companies. Due to his expertise, he has been featured in national and international books, podcast, blogs, articles, and magazines specific to finding success in network marketing. Rob Sperry is also the author The Game of Networking. Read more about Rob here.

John David Mann Editor in Chief Emeritus

John David Mann is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Red Circle, Among HeroesFlash Foresight and The Go-Giver. His Take the Lead was named by Tom Peters and the Washington Post as Best Leadership Book of 2011. 

Read more about John David Mann here.

John Milton Fogg Founding Editor

Author, coach, and entrepreneur, John Milton Fogg has been working in the network marketing space since the late ’80s.

He has written and edited more than two-dozen well-known and bestselling books, including The Greatest Networker in the World which, having sold more than a million copies, is among the highest-ever selling network marketing books.

John is founder/co-founder of several U.S. network marketing magazines, including Upline, Network Marketing Lifestyles, Networking Times, and a coach and mentor to individual network marketers.

Read more about John Milton Fogg here.



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