Claude Turcotte is the CEO of MaestroVision. He was a broadcast engineer specialist working for a broadcast product manufacturer. He saw an opportunity to develop an application that was going to revolutionize the way high quality video signals are recorded, shared and managed in the broadcast industry, thus- the company was born.
An interview with Eugene Capon, Social Media Futurist - Content Creator open to speaking on VR and social media. A social media futurist, Eugene's forward thinking attitude towards how we connect using technology has been at the forefront of his mission to connect the world. In 2014 he graduated with a BA in Liberal Arts with an emphasis on "YouTube Studies" from Evergreen State. Upon graduation he went to work at the YouTube consulting Agency, Press Play.
In 2016 he quit his job as an art director to pursue XR social media. Eugene's first project was producing the film "Journey VR". This film became an official selection at SIFF, a staff pick by Adobe and VEER, then would become the number one 360 video download on Steam for 30 days at the time of its release.
A year later he would produce and host GLITCHED, the first in VR talk show to be ordered as if it were a TV show. The show revolved around interviewing large name tech and social media influencers like Barnacules Nerdgasm, iJustine, Jake Roper of Vsauce3 and Gearlive. The show ran for a total of 3 seasons.
Since then he has been an avid YouTube creator making 360 animated shorts which have gained millions of views on YouTube as well as making appearances to educate the masses on the evolution of the social media experience.
Visit his website: http://hightechinfluencer.com/ @CaponDesign
David Gumbrell is an educational consultant, working in schools to support teachers with their resilience and also with teacher training providers and student teachers. He delivers INSET days, 1-2-1 coaching sessions, and speaks at headteacher conferences. Drawing on over 20 years of teaching experience, including 7 years as a headteacher, and research conducted at Kingston University, he is well placed to nurture the development of those new to the profession (as well as those who have been teaching for a little longer). He understands how precious time is for teachers and wanted to create a resource that made the best use of this. Find out more about David and his work at https://theresilience-project.co.uk/
Riipen are a 6-year-old education technology company on a mission to eliminate graduate underemployment by reducing the skills gap for those about to enter or re-enter the workforce. Riipen is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Riipen is the leading technology platform for higher education institutions providing work-integrated micro-experiential learning to their students. Over the past two years, we have supported 60,000 students on 225+ campuses to work with over 10,000 employers.
Riipen has partnered with Emerge Education as part of the recently announced HE sector-wide programme, Learning and Teaching Reimagined, with Jisc, Universities UK, and Advance HE (press release here). The partnership will focus on how universities and employers can collaborate at scale with technology, informed by an action group of senior leaders from HE and the corporate world led by Nick Petford, V-C University of Northampton.
Experiential Learning Partnership with Royal Bank of Canada announced in October 2019 and moving into Phase II in September 2020
$2.6 Million dollar Experiential Learning Partnership with the Business-Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) announced in June 2020
Raised over $7.5MM in funding and over $1.2MM in Government Funding
Over 60,000 student experiences generated in the past two years
Active on over 225 post-secondary campuses across North America, The UK, and Australia
10,000+ employers in the Riipen community
300% annual recurring revenue growth
Rapidly expanding user base globally
Shawn is the Director of Operations (formerly Director of Operations & Customer Success) and is a member of Riipen's executive team. Previously, Co-founder and Managing Director at Future Project (an international student recruitment consultancy, sold in 2016). Law degrees from the University of Toronto and the University of Sussex.
Thomas is a member of the US and UK Academic Sales teams at Riipen. A graduate from the University of Sussex and King's College London, Thomas was previously a UK secondary school teacher and online learning instructor.
An interview with Blessing Maregere, who has presented a TedX Talk -Let Your Passion Be Your Alarm Clock http://bit.ly/1guh9Mz. He started a successful business at 16, qualified as a teacher and is now taking a PHD in the field of edtech and assessment. He has lectured in entrepreneurship.
Because we're better than technology, right? How can people develop a relationship with technology that isn't at the expense of their humanity and personal growth? What is personal growth anyway?
Positive Psychologist - Lisa Avery - works in the following areas:
Education, Corporate, Healthcare & Sport. Boosting Engagement, Performance & Wellbeing.
After this, go ask yourself a few questions!
An interview with Bunny Yan!
You'll love how she talks about the Left Side of Fashion and issues surrounding personal branding, sustainability in fashion and edutainment!
In fact, here's a new word - 'sustainment'...
According to her Wikipedia page:
Anina, also known by the pseudonym Anina.net, is an American-born German international fashion model, conference speaker, blogger, fashion technology innovator, wearables developer, and event producer. She is listed as #7 in Top 100 Women in Wearable and Consumer Tech. Anina is CEO and founder of 360Fashion Network, a network of fashion professionals bringing the latest technologies to the fashion industry.Anina evolved from a model to a fashion industry pioneer when she developed Intel Curie-powered shape-shifting robot dresses showcased on ABC7News
An interview with the dynamic Phil Pelucha, of Billionaires in Boxers. Phil talks passionately about the benefits of podcasting for:
- growing your business
- opening up new revenue streams
- helping you believe in yourself
- building meaningful new relationships
- clarifying your offer
- communicating with clarity and passion
What happened when Sam Maeer tried to create a collaborative ebook to help with mental health issues globally? 'Rethinking the Rainbow' is a multimedia eBook resource filled with inspiring stories, poems art, translations and activities to help children, parents and teachers find the light in these hard times.
What happened when Michel Zgarka made the following music industry products:
Patented technologies linking artists, bands and brands with their audience; Original productions development, production, and distribution.
From scripted prime-time dramas to feature films to formats and/or non-scripted properties. Reach local audiences through subscription video on demand (SVOD) broadcast solutions. Partnerships with educational institutions to implement, design and develop solutions for the education, media, and entertainment sectors.
How can we navigate these difficult waters in the workplace? How is the notion of a workplace changing? Where is the space for cooperatives and entrepreneurs? An interview with Graham Coath and Youcoop.
What do newly qualified teachers need to consider as they enter the teaching profession at an unprecedented time? This episode contains an interview with Patrick Ottley O'Connor, the Head Teacher at Westhoughton High School and former Executive Principal of North Liverpool Academy & the Northern Schools Trust.
Why did Australia start to recover from coronavirus quicker than most countries? What is the edtech scene in Australia? This week we focus on Grok Learning - a coding platform and Bibliu - an online library. We have an interview with James Curran from Grok and David Sherwood from Bibliu. We also have Hannah Jensen from Opogo talk about the Aussie edtech experience vs the UK and Opogo's social platform. Jan Chalmer views Triptico through an Aussie lens.
Time saving techniques and online learning: interview with Jane Bell, the author of Time Smart Teaching: 8 Insider Tips to Reduce Teacher Workload that Schools Don't Tell You - and Sonny Sharma, the creator of online resources at Spongy Elephant and New Ways to Learn.
Teaching business growth strategy for creatives. This week, we answer the following questions: Should we all have a side hustle? Does passive income really exist and, if so, what is it? What should we be suspicious of when we see people who claim that they can help us make money online? An interview with Joelle Byrne - the owner of Joellebyrne.com
This week, we hear from Lois Nicholls from Bee Loud Words - on being a startup and using technology. Brainbox Games tell us about their forward thinking and we also leap into a new feature - Edtech of the week, which is Triptico.
This week, we hear from Amanda Regan from Swivl, the video observation app and from Zoe Griffiths - former international athlete and CEO of Alchemy of Learning. We also go back to the Bett Show to hear from Perlego, the online library and from Alice Corner from Venngage.
Plus, you have scary sound effects, calming music and a lockdown-themed song at the end.
This episode was produced during the Coronavirus lockdown. The episode explores a variety of ways in which creative and techy people make sense of why they done what they do. To mark the conversion of London's Excel Centre into a field hospital, the episode contains an interview with Jonathan Sullivan from Britannica during the Bett Show. We also chat to Michael Heverin from Supplywell about their game changing recruitment app. We also hear Eirin Hallengen about what creativity means and Ron Cole about Superreading.
Could education undergo a quiet revolution and come out of the coronavirus pandemic with more efficient, innovative and inclusive ways of doing things?
This week, we speak to Sean Liddell from Mindful Training about positive changes that are already starting to emerge in the way we work and support people. There are also contributions from Tim Burnett from The Assessment Association and BTL, Paul Rose from Youteachme/Youteachmetoo and Savas Savides from Express Publishing, South East Asia
This week we talk to a variety of people who use social media effectively. We speak to Daisy Christodoulou, Sonny Sharma, Jo Watson and Eirin Hallangen. I, Pete Atherton, also bring something to the table....
This week we discuss how we can help edtech companies and schools work better together. We talk about the use of evidence and how edtech companies are trying to break into the market. Oh and it ends on a high note....