Society is demanding more from businesses. Businesses are demanding more from their leaders. That's why Ian Schafer, former founder of digital agency DeepFocus, launched Kindred. Hear how he pivoted the company post-COVID pandemic and how he and the 100 OG member companies are paving the way for socially responsible businesses.
Join TDBP as my guest, Adweek Creative and Innovation Editor and podcast co-host of "Yeah, That's Probably An Ad" David Griner sits down to catch up and talk about the state of the advertising industry, where it's headed, how many push ups he can do since quarantine started and much more.
Join me as Christopher Bouzy, founder of Bot Sentinel, talks about his efforts to use machine learning to rid the Twittersphere of paid trolls and bad actors, the challenges that come with it and look ahead to new features and platforms to help squash disinformation from spreading.
It's time for the NBA Conference Finals so SportsGrid CTO Arturo Galletti re-joins the pod to talk what we've seen from the Lakers, Nuggets, Clippers, Jimmy Butler and the Heat and ponder if Denver is one player away from a chip. There's coaching talk (cough, cough Doc) and so much more. Plus, get gambling tips for the rest of the NBA Conference Finals.
At age 17, Carlos Cardona became the youngest elected person in New Hampshire's history when he was elected to the local school board. Flash forward to 2020 and he just won the primary for State Representative with a shot to be elected the first LBGTQ Latino in state history. Did I mention he's Boricua too? 🇵🇷 Join us for an enlightening discussion on politics, homophobia, Puerto Rico and more.
In this episode of TDBP we're joined by Arturo Galletti, CTO of SportsGrid.com to talk NBA playoffs including the second round, Scott Foster and his influence on games, coaching matchups and picks for each series. Plus, we look ahead at potential Conference and NBA Finals matchups and who we think Steve Nash should add to his bench.
Episode 10 of TDBP features Patti Hauseman, a music industry veteran (Former GM of Big Picnic Records, former Arista, Virgin & more) who joins the pod to talk about working the last 25 years in the music business, the Seattle and Atlanta music scenes, a lil' gossip and our takes on who is the most overrated artist or band of all time.
Ted Wright, author of Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth and CEO of word of mouth marketing firm Fizz joins the pod to talk about how to create a successful word of mouth marketing campaign, how he created the chocolate milk for athletes campaign and social media advice for businesses.
Bob Troia (@bobtroia), Co-founder of Awesome Labs, joins me for Episode 8. Bob is a technology innovator who understand data and uses his genius to help people understand themselves better through technology.
Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) writes a daily media-focused newsletter called MediaNut. He's a former Editor for Adweek, NBC News, WaPo and Digiday and his writing has appeared in Atlantic, Pacific Standard and The Awl joins Dave to talk about the history, current and future state of the US media, his guitars, Phish concerts and more. Subscribe to Josh's newsletter at: http://medianut.substack.com
Bärí A. Williams (@bariawilliams) is a Lawyer, Consultant, Author of "Diversity in the Workplace: Eye-Opening Interviews to Jumpstart Conversations about Identity, Privilege, & Bias" and former Tech Operations for Facebook and Stubhub. She joins the pod to discuss how companies can recognize and tackle the issue of privilege and bias in the workplace, her testimony to the US Financial Services Committee's Equitable Algorithms: Examining Ways to Reduce AI Bias in Financial Services Task Force, the inherent bias in data and algorithms and how she unknowingly got a retweet from former Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons Coach and current ESPN commentator Stan Van Gundy..
Truth or Fiction's Brooke Binkowski (@brookylnmarie on Twitter) joins TDBP to talk fact checking and disinformation, facism, immigration, social media, the media and journalism's role in combating bad actors.
Join me in Episode 2 as Miss Universe Puerto Rico Isis Casalduc (@isiscasalduc) talks about how she went from growing up in the hills of Puerto Rico to winning Miss Universe PR as a 16 year old, meeting Donald Trump, living in Germany, her favorite place in the world to travel and what it's like training for a triathlon.
The Author of "The Whore Of Akron" and "You're Welcome, Cleveland", and ESPN 30 for 30 producer of "Believeland" Scott Raab (@scottraab64) kicks off the first episode of my podcast where he talks writing for Esquire and GQ, his books, Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, getting a tattoo with Dennis Rodman and more.