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Innovation Room

Innovation Room

By Veritopa Media
Welcome to the Innovation Room podcast. In this podcast we talk to innovators across many different industries and dig into what has changed (or is changing) in their industry. We discuss which innovations have caused massive shifts in the way they do business and we talk about how those changes evolved and what might happen next...

So if you are involved in any industry were you believe there’s innovation happening - or needs to happen please contact me on Twitter @mechlin and I would love to have a conversation. So, sit back (or get on the treadmill) and enjoy this series on innovation.
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Rand Labs with Daniel Alcivar - Blockchain/Crypto (mini-series)

Innovation Room

Rand Labs with Daniel Alcivar - Blockchain/Crypto (mini-series)
In our first mini-series blockchain/crypto episode, we talk to Daniel Alcivar. Daniel is Product Manager at Rand Labs ( and they have been pioneering products on the Algorand blockchain since 2019. Daniel and I discuss their products and why create for Algorand? We also discuss the strength of the Algo community and explosive growth and adoption its seeing over the past 24 months. We also talk about a bit about the future of blockchain and specifically, Algorand. Definitely an informative discussion and one you will want to listen to the end. Thanks for listening and please give us a happy rating on your favorite podcast network!
April 12, 2022
Nitha Nagubadi - Ethnic.Events
Meet Dr. Nitha Fiona Nagubadi.  She's a Chicago-based entrepreneur who has developed an innovative approach to diversity and cultural openness. Her platform, strives to connect more people across cultural boundaries around the world.
June 11, 2021
BJ Enright - Tradeshow Logic
When you think of innovation, the first thing that comes to mind is not necessarily tradeshows. But, in fact, that’s where a lot of innovation is being displayed out to the buyers in this world. In this episode, I talk to BJ Enright, President of Tradeshow Logic and she talks about how they are quickly evolving to meet the post-pandemic world of online and in-person trade show events and how they’ve adapted over the last year and a half. 
June 03, 2021
Perry Kalmus - Akala
Choosing a college is hard. And for millions of kids, not even an option Perry Kalmus from is changing all that with his innovative platform to help kids at an early age get on the right path to higher education.
May 28, 2021
Brac Webb - Fifth Season
What is vertical farming? How is it different than traditional farming?  Brac Webb from Fifth Season takes us through an amazing tour of this space in agriculture.  His company is innovating way beyond the run-of-the-mill organic process. They've built 42 bots that control the entire indoor growing process. Have a listen.
May 20, 2021
Gaurav Bhattacharya - Involve.AI
How is Artificial Intelligence being used to help keep customers longer?  Gaurav has an answer and his company has a solution based on big data and AI.
April 29, 2021
Evan Shubin - eSports
eSports has exploded with young people over the past 5-10 years.  It's gotten so big that colleges are even offering scholarships and organized teams. Evan and I discuss how Game Gym is helping these young people manage video gaming and helping them thrive in eSports.
April 28, 2021
Jim Karl (Vested Medical)
In this episode, Jim and I talk about how the volume of surgeries are skyrocketing and the logistics problems that result.  Jim's company, Vested Medical has an innovative solution for sterilization of surgical equipment.
April 28, 2021
Welcome to the Innovation Room!  We talk to innovators and forward thinkers and find out how they are creating change. Talk to me on Twitter! @mechlin
April 27, 2021