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The Tech Trailblazers Startup Podcast

The Tech Trailblazers Startup Podcast

By Rose Ross
The Tech Trailblazers is a show about enterprise technology and the startups driving innovation there. Join host and Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross and guests, as she explores the inspiring people behind the tech, the startups that trailblaze it and insights from the tech startup ecosystem itself. More on this and its awards, recognizing those blazing a trail in tech, at www.techtrailblazers.com
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Founders on Fire with Niraj Tolia, President and GM, Kasten
Niraj joins Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross to discuss his experiences as CEO and co-founder of Kasten, but also now as president and GM of the firm since its acquisition by Veeam. He also talks about the importance of company culture, even sharing the company's culture decks, and how he'd be first in line to enter the Tech Trailblazers Awards if he ever launched another startup.
25:42
October 27, 2020
Judges on Fire with Teresa Cottam, Chief Analyst, Omnisperience
Teresa catches up with Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross to share her enthusiastic passion for the technology industry, particularly the mobile space which she focuses on. Discover her top tips for entering the Tech Trailblazers Award, the startup potential in the “new normal”, how mobile is inherently diverse - except for women, and the commercial infeasibility of the internet-connected bra.
51:05
September 16, 2020
Judges on Fire with Raj Samani, Fellow & Chief Scientist, McAfee
Raj joins Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross to discuss how he has fun at his job at McAfee, what advice he would give startups to be successful, ways to make your entry to the Tech Trailblazers Awards quicker and more effective, plus he gives us exclusive details about himself that he never shares on LinkedIn.
26:06
September 4, 2020
Judges on Fire with Bertrand Garé, Editor-in-Chief, L’Informaticien
Bertrand describes his work as Editor of the B2B magazine L’Informaticien. He also shares what he looks for in an entrant to the Tech Trailblazers Awards, the challenges that French startups face, and what his new plans include. Bertrand shares his excitement about the companies he's discovered over the years of judging the Tech Trailblazers Awards, a feeling that keeps him coming back for more.
1:02:12
August 30, 2020
Judges on Fire with Jeff Vance. Founder and Editor in Chief, Startup 50
Jeff talks with Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross about how he's been writing about technology trends for 20 years, including his experience in evaluating startups. He also describes how VC funding has changed during the pandemic, why startups should be focussing on the steak not the sizzle, and even manages to add a little dash of Chinese espionage.
32:31
August 10, 2020
Judges on Fire with Justin Lodge. Principal Architect in Financial Services
Justin catches up with Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross to talk about his illustrious and wide-ranging career. He also talks about what makes an entry to the Awards stand out for him and what disruptive technology is going to change the world of tomorrow.
18:34
July 23, 2020
Judges on Fire with Michael Hill – Editor of Infosecurity Magazine
Michael Hill – Editor of Infosecurity Magazine speaks to Rose Ross for our second podcast in our Judges on Fire Series.
23:50
July 3, 2020
JudgesonFire inaugural podcast with Stephen Foskett of Tech Field Day
Stephen joins Chief Trailblazer Rose Ross to discuss why he has joined the esteemed Tech Trailblazers judges. Charting his move from SysAdmin to analyst and now entrepreneur leading the Tech Field Day team who connect tech vendors many are startups with influencers from across the globe.
28:22
June 19, 2020
Founders on Fire with with Gaurav Banga, Founder and CEO of Balbix
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Gaurav Banga, Founder and CEO of Balbix, winner of this year's AI Trailblazers award. Gaurav explains how recording all relevant cybersecurity data is needed to provide quality threat assessments and how AI, along with automation, is the way to process all this information. He also shares his startup experiences, including the two key challenges he's faced over the three startups he's been involved in. More about Balbix  at www.balbix.com Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
25:10
May 6, 2020
Founders on Fire with Nathan Burke, CMO of Axonius
Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Nathan Burke, CMO of Axonius, a runner-up of the Security Trailblazers Award this year. Nathan talks about the pressure and pleasure of three-minute pitches, how awards can focus your vision, and that experimenting  can pay off in ways you'd never expect. Plus he talks about Cybersecurity Cares, a resource site to support cybersecurity professionals in these trying times. More about Axonius at www.axonius.com and more about Cybersecurity Cares at https://www.cybersecuritycares.org/ Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
29:39
April 24, 2020
Founders on Fire with Mansour Karam, Founder and President of Apstra
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Mansour Karam, Founder and President of Apstra, winner of 2019's Cloud Trailblazers award. Mansour talks about the challenges of bringing a new concept to market, how the right team can perform miracles, and how awards create much-needed awareness for startups. More about Apstra at www.apstra.com Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
24:14
April 17, 2020
Founders on Fire with Justin Day, CEO of Cloud Gateway
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Justin Day, CEO of Cloud Gateway, winner of 2018's Cloud Trailblazers award. Justin shares more about his journey from networking whizz to startup CEO and the company’s impressive trailblazing in the short time since taking the Trailblazers crown. More about Cloud Gateway at www.cloudgateway.co.uk Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
22:48
April 7, 2020
Founders on Fire with Neena Dasgupta, CEO of Zirca Digital in Mumbai
On today's Tech Trailblazers #FoundersonFire: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Neena Dasgupta, CEO of Zirca Digital in Mumbai, winner of this year’s Female Trailblazer. Neena shares more about the  challenges of balancing career and being a mother as well as what she is  doing to open up opportunities within her organisation and the wider business community. More about Zirca Digital at www.zirca.in Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
20:31
March 25, 2020
Founders on Fire with Cody Cornell, Co-founder and CEO of Swimlane
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Cody Cornell, Co-founder and CEO of Swimlane,  this years winner of Male Tech Trailblazer. Cody shares more about  Swimlane and his journey to receiving this leading industry recognition. More about Swimlane at www.swimlane.com. Host: Rose Ross You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com. More on the Tech Trailblazers at www.techtrailblazers.com.
18:21
March 13, 2020
Founders on Fire with Evan Blair, Co-founder and Global VP Channel Sales at Zerofox
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Evan Blair, Co-founder and Global VP Channel Sales at Zerofox, a previous winner of the Security Trailblazers. Evan shares more about Zerofox and the company’s journey  since winning this leading industry recognition. More about Zerofox at www.Zerofox.com. Host: Rose Ross You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com. More on the Tech Trailblazers at www.techtrailblazers.com.
24:07
March 11, 2020
Tech Trailblazers panel discussion on Diversity and Inclusion in tech
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross moderates a panel discussion with Dr Jacqui Taylor, CEO of FlyingBinary, Joe Baguley of VMware and Nema Sampat, CEO of Contentstack. The panellists explore diversity and inclusion in technology today and explore where it is heading and how it may evolve. Host: Rose Ross You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com Listen on Spotify
39:10
March 9, 2020
Founders on Fire with Manish Gupta, CEO and founder of ShiftLeft
On today's Tech Trailblazers: Chief Trailblazer, Rose Ross speaks with Manish Gupta, CEO and founder of ShiftLeft, winner of this year’s Security Trailblazers. Manish shares more about ShiftLeft and what made it stand out amongst other security firms, his journey before and during his time leading  this Security Trailblazer. More about ShiftLeft at www.ShiftLeft.com. Host: Rose Ross Download or subscribe to this show on Spotify You can contribute to Tech Trailblazers by sending an email to innovate@techtrailblazers.com
22:56
March 6, 2020