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Tech Without Borders by DojoLIVE!

Tech Without Borders by DojoLIVE!

By DojoLIVE!
Our purpose is to co-create the future of workplace diversity in the tech industry through cross-cultural storytelling and experience sharing.

We bring together a roster of thought leaders from a wide range of companies resulting in engaging content that has been curated and optimized as useful and enriching insights.

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AI to Empower: How AI Can Empower Us, Rather than Choose for Us - Michael Haase @ Plant Jammer
Can AI help us cook and eat healthy... but on our own terms? View the full video interview here. Michael Haase is the CEO and Founder of PlantJammer, a company that has set its sights on fixing the broken food system via gamification of home cooking. Curiosity is Michael’s fuel. He works in the intersection of biotechnology, food, and AI. Michael has made his kitchen into a lab and his coffee table is stacked with books like “Organic Chemistry”, “The Science and Lore of the Kitchen”, “Food Lab”, “The Art of Fermentation”, and “Machine Learning with Python”. Michael wants to use novel exponential technologies to make the world a better place. This requires insatiable curiosity and an ability to excite people around him. That is what he is really good at.
30:54
December 2, 2020
Mobility Based Media: Capturing Audiences On-The-Go
Understanding how consumers engage with close proximity media and advertising through mobility with Fermin Morales and Bo Sijuade, COO / CEO @ Oyster. See the full video interview here. Charismatic multi-cultural Tech Co-Founders that are cultivating a digital revolution. Fermin Morales (Co-Founder & COO) is a 25-year-old first-generation Mexican-American entrepreneur. Bo Sijuade (Co-Founder & CEO) is a 24-year-old first-generation Nigerian-American entrepreneur.
33:09
November 25, 2020
Journey From Software to Shoes Driven by Passion With Twist & Turns Along the Way
On your career journey make passion & challenges your North Star. Don’t let titles, products, industry or size of a company drive you astray with Nimesh Porbandarwalla,  Sr. Director of Marketing & Strategy. See the full video interview here. Nimesh Porbandarwalla is a passionate challenge seeker, problem solver, and brand builder whose career spans multiple start-ups as well as large corporations in diverse industries. Currently, he is the Sr. Director of Marketing & Strategy for Dr.Comfort where he is responsible for End-to-End Marketing, New Products Introduction & Strategy for Dr.Comfort a business unit of DJO Global. Dr.Comfort is the #1 brand for Diabetic Footwear, Custom Orthotics, Compression, and Diabetic Socks.
32:03
November 25, 2020
Pitching the Augmentation Game with David Reid @ National Oilwell Varco
Using AI and integrating augmentation systems is more of a people game. “Anything AI can do, you can do better” - David Reid, NOV See the full interview here: David Reid is the CTO and CMO of National Oilwell Varco. His life and career has focused on the development of people, business, technology and culture. He has been a pioneer and champion of strategic growth in technology, business models, machine design, and industrial digitization.  He is a global public speaker on innovation, change, and leadership, as well as being an advocate in addressing modern slavery.  David serves on the boards of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, an NOV and Schlumberger’s Joint Venture IntelliServ, and Redeemed, a trauma informed recovery program for sex trafficking survivors. David has written many published technical papers and magazine articles, with patents in drilling systems and automation.  He has founded industry groups in technology, diversity and inclusion, a startup village, and RedM, a pro-bono crowdsourcing organization.  A winning team member of the first Rockets and Rigs hackathon with a NASA patent-based start-up company, Permittivity, also serving on their board.
32:06
November 24, 2020
Staking on Leverage with KIRA - Milana Valmont/Mateusz Grzelak @ Kira Core
Powering decentralized applications with the liquidity of assets at stake. View the full video interview here. Milana Valmont is the co-founder and CEO of Kira Core She was an intern at Roubini Global Economics as a Macro Research Analyst. After graduating from Fordham University Milana started working as a Private Equity Analyst at Issac Organization, and was an Investment Relationship Manager at OneMed Market. In June 2017, she joined Binance as a community volunteer and later Adcoin.com as a Project Manager and Blockchain Consultant. In 2018, she joined Knoks.io in Tel Aviv, first as a Blockchain Business Development Lead and then later became the Head of Strategy Milana has vast experience in structuring and scaling blockchain startups as well as deep understanding of crypto economics. Mateusz Grzelak is a Chief Technology Officer at KIRA. Mateusz was Involved in the cryptocurrency space since the late 2011 and supported the interchain/web3 ecosystem since the late 2016. Previously worked at Barclays Bank as R&D Developer, lead engineer at US Based Settle Finance and as product manager at Swiss based Bity.com. He has a deep understanding of the Interchain network protocols and experience at leading software development teams.
33:29
November 20, 2020
The Importance of Buyer Enablement - Greg Dickinson & Doug Udoff
Building trust, digitally, throughout the customer journey. View the full video interview here. Greg Dickinson, Founder and CEO, Omedym.  Greg is an experienced software executive who has helped drive growth and establish market leadership for true innovators like Ariba (acquired by SAP), Hiperos (acquired by Coupa) and now, Omedym.  Throughout his career, Greg has supported all aspects of the customer journey and has had a close-up view of the changing expectations of the software buyer.  He understands that buyers are no longer content to let the sellers control the process and started Omedym in response.  Greg is the author of The Convenience Economy: B2B, Adapt Now or Pay the Price, and the host of the podcast with the same name. Doug Udoff, Chief Customer Officer, Omedym.  Doug has spent his entire career software space.  He has led services, support, and customer success at industry leaders like Oracle, Ariba, Misys, and Hiperos and considers himself to be a true Customer Evangelist.  Doug has worked closely with Omedym’s customers to help transition their sales and marketing approach from helping the “seller sell” to helping the “buyer buy.”  His perspective on this transition is invaluable to any software company.
32:08
November 19, 2020
XR and Enterprise thru the years - Mark Grob, UPS
Work, Play, Travel – does your organization have the right XR strategy? with Mark Grob, Head of Immersive Tech Center for UPS View the full interview here. Mark Grob is a seasoned Veteran of the broader industry of Visual Simulation and Entertainment. He has a long history in the area of XR; In 1998-2001, he started his first startup company which specialized in virtual reality solutions and development for 360 degree workspace. Over the last 10+ years he has provided private consulting in VizSim Industries. Has consulted with clients that worked for companies like General Electric, Viacom, BEA, Lockheed, Havas LTD, Bayer, Novartis, Unilever, and many more. Mark’s specialization is Immersive Technologies focused on Telepresence, Live data streaming, and Human Interface/UX. Currently is Head of the Immersive Tech Center with UPS, building Next Gen Products for UPS Enterprise Innovations.
33:34
November 18, 2020
Audio-visual Neuromodulation for At-Home Pain and Mental Health Relief - Richard Hanbury @ Sana.io
Meeting the increasing demands for non-drug pain and mental health treatments for at home patient populations. View the full video interview here. Richard Hanbury is the inventor of Sana, a neuromodulation platform for pain relief and deep relaxation, which he developed to eradicate his own life-threatening pain problem following a spinal-chord injury from a jeep crash near Sana in Yemen in 1992, its now his life’s mission to develop Sana to help others.
31:50
November 17, 2020
Demystifying Banking Infrastructure: From Payment Standards to Data Models with Walt Cox
Can Transparency in Banking Drive Meaningful Shifts in Financial Behaviors? View the full video interview here. Walt Cox is responsible for Business Development and Payment Strategy at Moov Financial, helping build the more boring company in banking. Previously served as a Product Director to build global banking products at Rapyd. Before that he was an Assistant Vice President for a $5B Credit Union, responsible for 16 employees and the debit, credit and ACH programs. Lastly before joining Redwood Credit Union, Walt was Head of Emerging Products at FIS in their Digital team, having joined as part of the mFoundry acquisition in 2013. Over his career Walt has built several products across financial services still functioning across several businesses and hundreds of financial institutions. He loves working at the intersection of payments, FinTech, product and business development, particularly passionate about driving great products with amazing teams.
33:01
November 10, 2020
The Digital Evolution: Maximizing Your Impact - Jonathan Keim @ Investor Brand Network
A plethora of ideas and strategies to increase your influence as well as make a more memorable impression. Jonathan Keim is the Communications Director of the Investor Brand Network. He started writing ­financial articles in 2007 when he was 17 years old with almost 2 years of micro-cap trading experience. Within 6 months, he was promoted to communications director of the company, and over the years his team has written and published more than 50,000+ articles covering 500+ companies in a variety of sectors. In the past 14 years, Jonathan has also helped launch 50+ investor-oriented brands that now have more than 2 million likes and followers (collectively) among 150+ social media accounts. View the full video interview here.
30:45
November 3, 2020
Outbound sales, outreach, and closing deals — Stan Rymkiewicz
How to fill your calendar with sales calls with key decisions-makers on-demand. Stan Rymkiewicz is the founder of Orapa and I’ve been running my own lead generation agency helping digital agencies, software houses, and even Y Combinator startups get more sales calls. For over 2 years I’ve helped dozens of companies create unique go-to-market strategies that resulted in $1.5M in sales. My vision is to help companies have calendars full of qualified sales calls on-demand without hiring a sales team. View the full video interview here.
29:03
October 28, 2020
Auto Loans: Your Secret to Savings? with Nancy Fitzgerald President & CEO @ iLending Direct
The smart way to save thousands on interest that consumers don't know about with Nancy Fitzgerald is an award-winning executive within the automotive finance industry. As the President & CEO of iLendingDIRECT, a national leader in automotive refinancing, Nancy led the company to achieve 30% YoY growth from 2014–2017. Under her leadership, iLendingDIRECT has won several awards, including placement on the Inc. 500 in 2016, and the Denver Post Top Places to Work in 2017, and winning the Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work every year since 2016. In 2018, the company won the Better Business Bureau® Torch Award for outstanding business ethics. See the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/auto-loans-your-secret-to-savings/
29:50
October 28, 2020
Learning from Failure — Lucas Ward
View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/learning-from-failure/ Lucas Ward is the co-founder and CTO of Kin Insurance, an insurance technology company and home insurance carrier built from the ground up to make insurance easy and affordable. Lucas has spent his career building software, disrupting industries, and creating high-performing teams. He started his career at Accenture and Thoughtworks where he was a senior consultant and ran IT projects for Fortune-500 clients. He is the inventor of Spring Batch, the first and only open source batch processing framework. Previously, he was CTO of Fundspire, a web-based investment platform that’s shaping the next generation of hedge fund investing (and now part of Nasdaq), and Rippleshot, an award-winning credit card fraud detection platform and venture-backed big data company.
30:37
October 22, 2020
Idea to SaaS: Leading Brand Evolution as a Female Entrepreneur — Ann Herrmann & Kimberly Sullivan
A discussion about resilience and adaptability; how to not lose the magic of your idea while evolving to the ever changing world around us. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/idea-to-saas-leading-brand-evolution-as-a-female-entrepreneur/
32:06
October 21, 2020
Multilingual Meetings And The Future Of Work with Fardad Zabetian @ KUDO
Can I really organize an online meeting or event in multiple languages? View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/multilingual-meetings-future-of-work-fardad-zabetian-kudo/ Fardad Zabetian is the Founder and CEO of KUDO. A visionary entrepreneur, Fardad has founded and placed another two companies among the fastest growing business in America. He has also expanded to key markets over Europe and Asia. Fardad is no stranger to big challenges. In 2012, he was part of the design and roll-out a complete makeover of the United Nations’ meeting facilities, including the general assembly hall in New York. He has also played a key supporting role as a high-end equipment provider to various iterations of the IMF/ World Bank Annual Meetings and several European Institutions. With KUDO, Fardad now takes the meeting experience beyond the room to connect business and people in true borderless fashion, without language or geographic constraints.
32:27
October 20, 2020
Identifying And Protecting What’s Important with David Wald @ Aclaimant
Discover how technology is used to help companies empower employees in creating a culture of workplace safety. View the full video interview here. David Wald is cofounder and CEO of Aclaimant, an insight driven workflow solution for safety and risk management. Its unique solution empowers every organization to improve risk management, loss control, and safety by streamlining workflows into a simple process. As CEO, David’s primary focus is driving the company’s vision, identifying and executing strategic partner and customer relationships, and growing the Aclaimant team and investor base. Prior to Aclaimant, David spent time with the Lightbank Venture Captial fund in Chicago on both the investment team, and as an operator and EIR at the portfolio company Dough.com (now TastyWorks). He was also a management consultant at Bain and Company. David graduated from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and currently resides in Chicago with his wife and three kids.
31:20
October 14, 2020
Employers Can Give Employees The Power of Control and Choice with On-Demand Pay with Jeanniey Walden
Learn About DailyPay: The Recognized Gold Standard in On-Demand Pay. View the full video interview here:  https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/employers-can-give-employees-the-power-of-control-and-choice-with-on-demand-pay/ Jeanniey Walden is a nationally-acclaimed and award-winning business expert, author, mentor, and entrepreneurial Chief Marketing Officer who uses innovation to transform the way companies work to accelerate growth and brand impact. Currently, she is the CMO of DailyPay and transforming the employee payday. Walden believes success can only be achieved when you start with a foundation of an authentic, inspirational and relatable customer experience, and marry that foundation to the latest advances in technology. Throughout her career, Jeanniey has led global Marketing and Growth for Fortune 1000 companies including Mercer, Ogilvy, Barnes & Noble and JCPenney, as well as industry transforming start-ups including Zinio, RebelMouse and Ringblingz. A recognized “Woman in Business” and an entrepreneur, she has authored multiple books and launched five companies, including the Email Experience Council. Most recently, Jeanniey was named transformational CMO of the Year by the CMO Club, serves on the board of MarketingEDGE and is an advisor to select up-and-coming start-Ups. She is a highly sought-after public speaker and frequently shares her keen business insight on nationally-syndicated and major market television and radio shows. Links of interest DailyPay’s Spend Different Landing Page – https://www.dailypay.com/spend-different/ DailyPay’s Spend Different Press Release – http://bit.ly/HarrisPollDailyPay DailyPay’s Work Different Landing Page – https://www.dailypay.com/work-different/ DailyPay’s Pay Different Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qQp-L1Fqg0 DailyPay’s PayEx Platform – https://www.dailypay.com/payex/
30:35
October 14, 2020
Accelerate Drugs And Medical Devices Development: The Digital Revolution with Luca Emili
How to mix the cloud, “crowdscience” and digital engineering to create better and safer cures. Luca Emili is an Italian entrepreneur, founder and CEO of InSilicoTrials Technologies, the first global platform that is making easy to use modelling and simulation to accelerate the pace of innovation in the healthcare and life science industry. The “crowdscience” concept makes it easy for pharma companies, medical device producers, hospitals, and researchers to identify and use the best digital models available. So, it’s possible to cut costs and development time while meeting safety standards and, ultimately, to increase the number of new treatments that reach patients. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/accelerate-drugs-and-medical-devices-development-the-digital-revolution/
31:53
October 8, 2020
Using Tax Credits to Fuel Growth: The Most Overlooked Source Of Funding with Stephen Epstein
Can your firm recover cash from the state and federal government to help you grow and scale faster? Stephen Epstein is the CEO of Tax Credit Experts.  Epstein has a background in finance and is a long-time entrepreneur having built, founded or operated 7 different companies. Epstein has operated in a diverse set of industries, including construction, real estate, manufacturing, publishing, consulting and private equity. Epstein lives in Nashville and is married to wife and real estate development powerhouse Meg Epstein. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/tax-credits-funding-stephen-epstein-tax-credit-experts/
29:01
October 7, 2020
IA vs AI – Which will solve our HR Tech Challenges? — Joe Thurman @ InterviewIA
Why HR Tech should focus on enhancing humans, not replacing them with technology. With over a 15 years of experience building teams and supporting executives with the buildout of talent strategies, Joe Thurman brings a passion for inclusion to the world of hiring. Joe is currently the CEO of InterviewIA, and has worked with hundreds of executives looking to scale teams and impact organizations. As the Chief Executive Officer for interviewIA, Joe is committed to systematically building an Inclusive Future of Work by creating the first solution to bring AI driven interviewer calibration, structure, and data driven interview outcomes into a single cloud solution. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/ia-ai-tech-challenges-tech-challenges-interviewia/
31:21
October 6, 2020
Accelerating Your Authority: 4 Steps To Winning Over Your Industry with Michael Gasiorek Founder & CEO @ Truth Cartel
You know reputation matters. Listen to learn how to build a personal platform to grow your influence and income. Michael Gasiorek is the founder of Truth Cartel, a “belief distribution agency” working with emerging technology companies like Algorand, Republic, BCG DV and educating startups at dLab.vc and IndieBio. When the client work is done, Michael incubates his own projects in media, education, and fintech, including Medium’s largest blockchain publication, The Crypto. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/accelerating-your-authority-4-steps-to-winning-over-your-industry/
33:50
October 1, 2020
How Data Science Is Opening New Doors In Energy Efficiency — Nishaant Sangaavi and Alex Corneglio @ EnergyX
Can AI allow us to identify and achieve deep energy retrofits at scale? View the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/data-science-energy-efficiency-nishaant-sangaavi-alex-corneglio-energyx-solutions/ Nishaant Sangaavi is the Founder and CEO of EnergyX Solutions, a Canadian Cleantech company empowering utility energy efficiency programs for homes and small businesses.  In his quest to utilize the 24-hours to the fullest, Nishaant has been spending many a sleepless nights since founding energyX. Fascinated by maximizing his own, and others’ potential, here are the words he lives by: “…The definition of hell; on your last day on earth, the person you could have become will meet the person you became.” — Anonymous. Nishaant has 15 years of experience in working in the utility space. His experience spans all aspects of selling complex software solutions to utilities that drive business value whether it be in the Billing and Operations, Customer Care and DSM business units. He is a proud father of 3 kids who enjoys experimenting with new workout programs in his home gym, and traveling the world. Alex Corneglio is Co-founder and CTO of EnergyX Solutions. Alex has made his career in strategic operations and engineering for energy focused companies in the United States and Europe.  He’s dedicated to building our sustainable energy future – and is most comfortable building disruptive solutions in a fast-paced, team oriented environment.  Alex lives in Toronto with his wife and four children where he enjoys spending time outdoors; especially hiking and cycling.  He holds degrees in Engineering and Business, but insists that the best learning experiences happen outside the classroom.
31:59
September 30, 2020
The Importance Of Digital Innovation Amidst The Changing COVID Landscape with Rishi Khanna @ Eno8
Rishi Khanna is a serial entrepreneur and high growth CEO of ENO8. He is a passionate, impact-driven, result-oriented, visionary, and persistent individual with leadership, operations, finance, sales, marketing, risk management, and technical skills. He likes to use his time to guide, mentor, and assist others to follow their passion and purpose. He helps others find their purpose, passion, and unique abilities. He is a life coach. He enjoys building high-performance teams and guiding leaders in organizations to follow their unique abilities, become better decision-makers, stays strategically aligned and operationally agile. He has experience in building and operating businesses in the US, UK, and India. View the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/the-importance-of-digital-innovation-amidst-the-changing-covid-landscape/
30:08
September 29, 2020
Using Netflix And Disney To Cure Vision Disorders — Ran Yam CEO @ Novasight
Eye-tracking and image processing for home treatment of "lazy eye". Ran Yam is the CEO of Novasight, an Israeli eye care startup, developing revolutionary solutions for the assessment and treatment of early vision disorders, using advanced eye-tracking and AI technology. Aiming to prevent pediatric vision loss, Novasight’s products are specially designed for the unique needs and attention spans of children. The company’s management and advisory boards is comprised of experienced executives and world-renowned experts bringing broad and multidisciplinary expertise in the field of vision care. View the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/eye-tracking-technology-ran-yam-novasight/
36:00
September 24, 2020
Creatively Commercializing Self-Driving Technology, What Are The Near-Term Possibilities? with William Santana Li CEO @ Knightscope
Analysts report that it will likely be another 10 or more years before fully autonomous, self-driving vehicles are viable. Do we really have to wait? William Santana Li is the CEO of Knightscope. He is an American entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience and has a broad and deep range of expertise gained from several global assignments in the automotive sector and a number of startups. During his career at Ford Motor Company, Bill held over 12 business and technical positions, focused on 4 continents, cutting across each functional area.  View the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/creatively-commercializing-self-driving-technology-what-are-the-near-term-possibilities/
32:58
September 24, 2020
Networking During COVID: Don’t Leave Money on the Table — Vivian Lim @ Beaze
How can you grow your client base without Zoom meetings? Vivian Lim is the CEO of Beaze, a B2B vendor marketplace. She’s a former enterprise product manager of Google, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft. Her customers have been in the fabled Fortune 100 Global List. In that time, she’s launched and re-launched billion-dollar products and has consulted multiple federal, state and private sector agencies on advertising and technology on four continents. She is also an avid B2B angel investor in startups and answers questions on Quora. See the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/networking-during-covid-vivan-lim-beaze/
26:25
September 22, 2020
The Accounting Alphabet: A is for Artificial Intelligence - Enrico Palmerino @ Botkeeper
How accountants are supporting 65% more clients with AI. Enrico Palmerino launched his first startup, ThinkLite, from his dorm room which grew to $8.5M ARR before he graduated. He then invested in SmartBooks joining as their Managing Director, and helped grow the tech-enabled accounting solution from 6-40 employees in 3 years before exiting. In 2015 Enrico founded Botkeeper which built an automated accounting platform using human-assisted machine learning and AI. See the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/accounting-artificial-intelligence-enrico-palmerino-botkeeper/
31:33
September 17, 2020
Real-Time Engagement Connects Us Across Borders — Reggie Yativ @ Agora.io
From healthcare to the workplace to education and beyond, Real-Time Engagement technology is powering the creation of global communities by breaking down geographical barriers. As CRO & COO of Agora.io, Reggie Yativ leads the team’s go-to-market and global expansion efforts. At his core, he believes that for Agora, a well-focused strategy around successful use cases and exploration use cases is fundamental to driving consistent growth for the company. Agora plays in the SDKs/ APIs economy empowering developers and helping them go live quickly. Passionate about the endless potential an engagement-platform-as-a-service has for developers and users, he enjoys how such technologies can be used to quickly spool up innovative ideas and bring them to life. Moreover, he believes real-time engagement is a powerful tool to build inclusivity into the internet in every space from social streaming, education, gaming, entertainment, tele-health and beyond. See the full video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/real-time-engagement-technology-reggie-sativ-agora/
28:29
September 15, 2020
Smart Tech And Your Home: Building Your Own JARVIS — Mark Westlake CEO & Founder @ GearBrain
Mark W. Westlake is the CEO and Founder of GearBrain. He is a veteran digital executive with a proven ability to lead and build successful digital businesses. Over the past 25 years, he has erected a successful track record in the online world. For the past few years, he has built a new innovative data and technology company to help simplify the Internet of Things (IoT) for consumers and small/medium size businesses. The company has a content site, GearBrain.com as well as a patent pending IoT compatibility find engine called The GearBrain. Both help users make sense of the smart devices in their home, car and office. Whether it's keeping track of the items users have in their home, providing guidance on how each device can work with other smart devices or offering easy to find access to user manuals, setup guides or warranty information, GearBrain is the solution to assist users run your smart home. Full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/smart-tech-home-jarvis-mark-westlake-gearbrain/
29:12
September 9, 2020
Communication Is Just as Important as Code — Scott Ford @ Corgibytes
The idea of a lone developer coding without social interaction or good communication skills is a thing of the past. See the video of the interview here:  https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/code-communication-scott-ford-corgibytes/
30:41
September 3, 2020
The Squiggly Path to Success - Sammy James - CEO @ Speak2leads
Sammy James, Speak2Leads’ Founder, CEO and Lead Strategist, is an innovative entrepreneur whose lead response career began more than 25 years ago assuming executive roles with multiple start-ups and technology ventures, including the first ad supported personalized Internet radio station, the first social media bookmarking site, the first song recognition application for radio (pre-smartphone version of Shazam), and various web and telephony ad response applications. Sammy’s core passion is to position Speak2Leads as the market’s most powerful lead response solution to help businesses of all types increase sales and revenue. See the full video interview here:  https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/the-squiggly-path-to-success/
31:44
July 28, 2020
Digital Procurement - Lachlan McDonald @ BCG
How data driven contracts make us more resilient and effective in todays world. Lachlan McDonald is a leader in the Procurement practice at Boston Consulting Group. Lachlan’s work has focused on driving value across complex, global operations in the Mining, Oil and Gas and Technology sectors. See the video of the full interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/digital-procurement-lachlan-mcdonald-bcg/
31:26
July 23, 2020
Operationalizing Data and AI Ethics - Reid Blackman @ Virtue
Reid Blackman is the Founder and CEO of Virtue. In that capacity he has worked with companies to integrate ethics and ethical risk mitigation into company culture and the development, deployment, and procurement of emerging technology products. He is also a Senior Advisor to Ernst & Young and sits on their Artificial Intelligence Advisory Board, and is a member of IEEE’s Ethically Aligned Design Initiative. To see the video of this interview go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/operationalizing-data-and-ai-ethics/
31:40
July 15, 2020
Operationalizing Data and AI Ethics - Reid Blackman @ Virtue
Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs, James Cohen has experienced the spirit of entrepreneurship and incorporated it throughout his adult and professional life. His formal education and his thirst for continuing education, combined with his experience as an entrepreneur have helped him develop key skills. See the video of this interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/healthcare-technology-james-cohen-nevvon/
33:13
July 15, 2020
Building Trust and Being an Agent of Change in the In-Game Advertising Space
Can intrinsic in-game advertising finally allow for true creative control in video game monetization?  Jonathon Troughton is CEO and co-founder leading vision and strategy at Frameplay.  Jonathon’s passion for gaming, building engaging products and commercialization led him to start Frameplay in 2018. Jon is a serial entrepreneur having started previous businesses in building media and retail products, and an internet technology consultancy.
32:59
July 10, 2020
The (Disrupted) Future of Education - Alex Asher, CEO @ LearnCube
Alex Asher is the CEO of LearnCube. Based in London, LearnCube is a world-leading virtual classroom software company made specifically for language teaching & online tutoring. The company changes lives by dramatically improving the quality of and access to live online education across the globe. See the full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/future-of-education-alex-asher-learncube/
30:02
July 9, 2020
Cultivating the New Entrepreneurs of the Digital Age
Kenny Rueter is co-founder and CEO of Kajabi, an all-in-one online business platform empowering entrepreneurs globally to succeed online. What began from Kenny’s frustration in selling instructions on how to build a kids sprinkler toy online continues to thrive. Today, Kajabi is a 5 time back-to-back INC 5000 list SaaS that enables nearly a billion dollars a year in sales for its users, in business categories that span the expected to the unbelievable. See the video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/cultivating-the-new-entrepreneurs-of-the-digital-age/
29:02
July 7, 2020
Business-to-Customer Communication Platforms - Sam Xia @ WikiPro
How can small business owners communicate faster and more effectively with customers through technology? Sam Xia is the Founder and CTO of WikiPro which is an all-in-one business to customer communication platform. Sam is a tech guy and serial entrepreneur. He enjoys turning startup ideas into reality. His past ventures include samsride.com, a whitelabel platform for on demand business; gigbucks.com, a marketplace for the freelancer; Local.com, a local search website. Sam was director of engineering at Local.com and built the core search engine and business rules engine. Before that, Sam was the manager of software engineering at BioArrays solutions. Sam holds about one dozen US patents. See the video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/podcasts/podcast-business-to-customer-communication-platforms/
31:24
July 7, 2020
Telehealth: The New Normal - Josh Scales @ Uniti Health
Was COVID the tipping point for Telehealth? Josh Scales is the Founder and CEO of Uniti Health. He is an experienced Healthcare Information Technology executive, with a passion for healthcare, people, and new innovative technology. He helps business leaders find solutions to complex issues by utilizing technology. He has a wealth of experience in Telehealth strategy/implementation, regulatory compliance, population health management, and overall healthcare operations. He recently launched Uniti Health, a company focused on helping providers and organizations with developing digital and virtual health strategies. Full interview video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/telehealth-uniti-health-josh-scales/
35:39
June 30, 2020
Erasing Borders in Corporate Travel
Modernizing cross-border mobility with technology to promote the freer movement of people, ideas and innovation. The video of this interview is here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/erasing-borders-in-corporate-travel/
30:24
February 26, 2020
The Art & Science of Large-Scale, Positive Behavior Change
Robin Krieglstein is the Founder and CEO of Live Neuron Labs Behavioral Consultancy. He has been pioneering the application of science & media techniques to design large-scale positive behavior change programs for over two decades. Check the video if this interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/designing-to-improve-human-behavior/
33:39
February 19, 2020
Artificial Intelligence: The Bridge to Worldwide Educational Access
There is a direct correlation between income levels and education levels, and advances in AI will ensure that everyone has access to the same education regardless of socioeconomic status. Full interview video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/artificial-intelligence-the-bridge-to-worldwide-educationa/
27:48
February 5, 2020
A Culture of Learning
How to create a culture of learning within your organization. Kristy McCann Flynn has 15 years of experience as a Strategic Human Resource Leader, Change Manager and Organizational Development Expert. She has served in senior leadership positions throughout her career – most notably with Pearson Education and Constant Contact. Full video interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/a-culture-of-learning/
30:52
January 29, 2020
Private Sector Responsibility in the Face of Public Service
B Corp MPOWERD utilizing clean technology to improve lives and environment globally. Full interview video here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/private-sector-responsibility-in-the-face-of-public-service/
29:42
January 22, 2020
Hiring and Scaling your Start-up
Why "being human" and candidate experience is the most important part of growing your company.  You can view the video if this interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/hiring-and-scaling-your-start-up/
31:38
January 15, 2020
Play, and How The Future of Work Depends On It
Discover how Play is an essential tool in the workplace to build trust, collaboration and creativity. You can view the video if this interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/play-and-how-the-future-of-work-depends-on-it/
00:35
January 8, 2020
Finding a digital agency’s offer-market-fit
Learnings from building an agency business development platform on how to run a better digital agency business. You can view the video if this interview here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/finding-a-digital-agencys-offer-market-fit/
27:02
December 18, 2019
Remote, flexible, and autonomous work
Joel Friedlaender Founder @ Red Guava. Most people are now doing creative work. However, we often still apply the principles of mechanical work from the industrial era. What should work look like if it was designed from scratch today? For the video of this interview go to: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/remote-flexible-and-autonomous-work/
30:49
December 11, 2019
The world of work is changing with Geoffrey Hucker, CEO @ Work For Impact
Disrupting the traditional model of 'employment' to be the first to tap into the unique needs of the growing freelance economy and the 'For Purpose' sector. For the video of this podcast go https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/the-world-of-work-is-changing/
30:18
December 4, 2019
Re-imagining mobility and accessibility across regions
How tech can power better travel. For the video of this podcast go https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/re-imagining-mobility-and-accessibility-across-regions
29:46
November 29, 2019
5G Interpretation
In a world where technology is improving at the speed of light, leading us to the era of 5G, what are the skills interpreters need to improve and focus on, in order to make a difference?  For the video of this podcast go https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/inlingo-interpreters-alessandra-campana/
30:47
November 20, 2019
CX And Digital Transformation
When Customer Experience and Digital Transformation join forces, both are far more likely to succeed.  For the video of this podcast go  https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/customer-experience-ul/
29:44
November 13, 2019
Overcoming the Tech Social Networking Overload
Utilizing technology professionally and personally to nurture your social circle and develop lasting and fruitful professional relationships.  For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/overcoming-the-tech-social-networking-overload/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
35:26
November 6, 2019
Dynamic Reteaming
Ways to get better at it when scaling your company. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/dynamic-reteaming-procore-heidi-helfand/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
29:59
October 30, 2019
Adapting Collaboration Technologies to Today’s Digital Workforce, Jon Arnold
Leveraging the cloud to drive productivity gains and better collaboration outcomes.  For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/adapting-collaboration-technologies-to-todays-digital-workforce/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
35:02
October 23, 2019
Technology and Travel in Cultural Economics with April Jefferson Founder and CEO
Utilizing technology for Development in Travel and Tourism as it pertains to Cultural Economics.  For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/technology-and-travel-in-cultural-economics/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
31:12
October 16, 2019
Video in the modern marketing
How to turn one video into all of the marketing content you'll ever need. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/video-in-modern-marketing/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
29:54
October 9, 2019
Intentionality as a Business
Using the power of intention with integrity as a one-prong approach for success in the tech and entertainment industries. Fort the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/tech-entertainment-erik-passoja/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
32:17
October 2, 2019
Teams Without Borders — Kim Lantis, Tullio SIragusa, Carlos Ponce
The DojoLIVE international frontline team shares what it's like to turn a humble internal hangout into a full-fledged digital media company that seeks to bridge cultural gaps for tech companies across the globe. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/teams-without-borders/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
28:52
September 25, 2019
Becoming an Elite Road Warrior
Six energy habits that you can use to leverage the road and that will help you to improve your work, health, and home life, leading to a mastery of the business travel life. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/business-travel-life-bryan-buckley/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
35:41
September 18, 2019
Profile-Building For Business
Reasonable but often-ignored tips on how to increase closing rate and advancement in negotiations by selling yourself first. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/profile-building-for-business/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
31:58
September 11, 2019
Tech in Corporate Mobility
How organizations are utilizing technology enhancements to create efficiencies and compliance in corporate mobility. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/tech-in-corporate-mobility/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
27:12
September 4, 2019
Real Time Intelligence
Using technology for real-time travel risk intelligence in travel disruption. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/real-time-intelligence-john-rose/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
29:22
August 28, 2019
Reinventing the hotel experience
Modular, plug-in, micro-hotel as the key that unlocks a whole new market niche. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/reinventing-the-hotel-experience-mikhail-krymov/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
30:04
August 28, 2019
Developing Data Literacy
How to build a culture of data and develop enterprise-wide role-specific data literacy. For the video of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/piyanka-jain-data-driven-business-solutions/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
29:00
July 17, 2019
Beyond Crypto Currency: What is the business value of blockchain?
Blockchain provides infinite possibilities for business value creation. Are you ready to disrupt your competition or be disrupted? For the video version of this podcast go here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/beyond-crypto-currency-what-is-the-business-value-of-blockchain/ Follow us on Twitter @dojoLIVE
32:52
July 10, 2019