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May 14, 2021 @ 4:54 pm

Ep 171 Jeff Coyle of MarketMuse on How to Change the Game of SEO, SEM, and Content Marketing

Jeff Coyle is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at MarketMuse. MarketMuse is the industry-leading technology and methodology for content planning and evaluation via semantic relevance. It combines advanced AI, natural language processing and machine learning algorithms to produce actionable insights for inbound marketers.

Jeff shares great insights into how we got to today's way that SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) work and how to unlock the machine that will get you team (or yourself) rethinking how to get found, and create great content.

We talk about techniques, tools, and really have fun with how you can approach SEO and content as an individual or a business. 

Check out MarketMuse at https://marketmuse.com 

Connect with Jeff on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffcoyle/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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May 7, 2021 @ 11:46 am

Ep 170 Mike Williams of Buildlab on Low-Code, No-Code, and the Power of Automation

Mike Williams is the Founder of BuildLab, a digital development and automation studio dedicated to delivering automation, application and web development services with or without code.

This is something near and dear to me as we discuss the value of low-code alternatives, leveraging services instead of building them, and why getting experts to help on-demand is a fantastic strategy to build and launch your platforms.

Check out Buildlab at https://buildlab.co 

Connect with Mike on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikewilliamsfounder/

Follow Mike on Twitter here:  https://twitter.com/mikethough 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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May 4, 2021 @ 10:05 am

Ep 169 Rahul Sidhu of SPIDR Tech on Digital Experience for Public Safety and Creating a Positive Policing Experience

Rahul Sidhu is the CEO and Co-Founder of SPIDR Tech, which created the world’s first automated customer service platform for public safety agencies. SPIDR Tech has served over 500,000 911-callers and 150,000 crime victims in North America and is a three-time GovTech 100 Company.

We explore the ways in which using digital platforms can fundamentally change the community policing experience and how these tools have already enhanced life for the good of many communities, plus what we can do to keep moving in the right direction.

Check out SPIDR Tech here:  https://www.spidrtech.com/

Connect with Rahul Sidhu on LinkedIn here:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahulsidhu/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 30, 2021 @ 4:43 pm

Ep 168 Daniel Gallancy of Atakama on Distributed Cryptographic Key Security and the Reality of Crypto Currency

Daniel H. Gallancy is the CEO and a founding member of Atakama, a NYC-based software company. Atakama hardens security by providing a fully distributed cryptographic key management system as well as the elimination of shared secrets (passwords, ID numbers, etc.)

Our discussion spans the deep technical side of distributed key, passwordless security, the people side of security and privacy, plus we dive into blockchain and cryptocurrency and much more. 

Check out Atakama here: https://www.atakama.com/

Connect with Daniel on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gallancy/

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 27, 2021 @ 4:33 pm

Ep 167 Dan Burcaw of Nami.ML on Subscription Tech and Doing What Matters

Dan Burcaw has founded companies on the forefront of profound technology waves: open source software, the smartphone, and cloud computing. He describes himself first as a serial entrepreneur; a repeat startup founder and CEO with his latest company being Nami ML.

We explore a deep discussion around how leveraging services and systems to let your teams do what matters is both powerful in business and life.  We also talk about how Dan has created and operated his companies and some great personal insights into being a leader.

Check out Nami ML here:  https://nami.ml 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 16, 2021 @ 11:55 am

Ep 166 Chris Gherardini on Successful Consulting, Culture, and the Power of Human Perseverance

Chris Gherardini is the President/Owner at Turnkey Technologies Inc. Turnkey offers end-to-end professional services including design, project management, implementation, application maintenance, integration services, development, analytics, training, and support services for Microsoft Dynamics solutions.

We talk about the process of building and growing a consulting-led business, the way Chris infuses culture into his team, and how that was tested with a very challenging life event.

Check out Turnkey Technologies here: https://www.turnkeytec.com/

Connect with Chris on LinkedIn here:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/christiano-gherardini-73513019/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 13, 2021 @ 5:52 pm

Ep165 Chris Cummings on FalconStor, Storage Patterns, and Doing.Good with Life Moves

Chris Cummings is a strategy consultant for Data-Focused Tech Disruptors driving go-to-market success and strategic pivots, from product-market fit through solution launch, market adoption and sales acceleration. 

We discuss the breadth of the storage market, how FalconStor has held on to a strong customer base, the change in operational patterns with storage due to cloud adoption, and also the work Chris does with Life Moves. 

Follow the latest on FalconStor at https://falconstor.com

Connect with Chris on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ccummings7/ 

See what good is happening with Life Moves here:  https://www.lifemoves.org/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

 

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April 9, 2021 @ 5:26 pm

Ep 164 Darin Haener of Fermentable on the Science of Brewing and Bootstrapping a Startup

Darin Haener is the President and Co-Founder at Fermentable LLC. FermentAble was created by a professional brewer who experienced first hand how frustrating it is to manage a brewery’s day-to-day operations.  

We explore the science of brewing, how being in the brewing industry drew Darin to solve the problem Fermentable solves, and lots of lessons and discussion on bootstrapping and building a SaaS. We also dig into why to choose Ruby on Rails or similar DSLs and a lot of fun chat on the tech behind Fermentable.

Check out Fermentable at https://getfermentable.com 

Connect with Darin on LinkedIn to chat more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darinhaener/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 7, 2021 @ 9:16 am

Ep 163 Liza Huber on Adjusting Business in Difficult Times and Appreciating Life

Liza Huber is an entrepreneur, award-winning cookbook author, wife, mom of 4 and the CEO & Founder of Sage Spoonfuls;
one of the most trusted brands in mealtime products for babies and kids available at major retailers both nationwide and internationally.  
 
In this return to the podcast, Liza shares how she adjusted her business and relationship with time as she talks about finding the inspiration to push through a difficult year with a positive outlook.  We also talk about the challenges of leading a public life with kids and how to prepare them for the world of social media. 
 
You can learn more about Sage Spoonfuls by visiting www.sagespoonfuls.com and be sure to check out @sagespoonfuls and @lizahuber on Instagram
 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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April 2, 2021 @ 2:21 pm

Ep 162 Vertical Farming and Doing Good with Eddy Badrina of Eden Green Technology

Eden Green Technology is a vertical farming technology company. They build, manage, and license a greenhouse technology platform that increases local access to nutritious produce, and provides a non-interrupted food supply, all through its turnkey urban agricultural model.

Eddy shares the values, outcomes, and vision of why he joined Eden Green and also what drives him to do good as a leader with Eden Green and Buzzshift, his digital strategy agency.

Check out Eden Green Technology here: https://edengreen.com

Follow Eden Green on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdenGreenTech 

Follow Eddy at his website:  https://badrina.com 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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March 30, 2021 @ 5:07 pm

Ep 161 Emily Omier on the Challenge in Positioning for Open Source Products

Emily Omier is a Positioning Consultant who helps companies confidently give their product a label and focus their marketing and sales on the types of companies and engineers that will value it most.  

Emily's knowledge and experience in successful positioning and product market fit for open source platforms is something that makes this a real must-listen as we explore so much of the world of product management, product marketing, and much more. 

Follow Emily here at her website:  https://www.emilyomier.com/

Listen to Emily at the Business of Open Source podcast here:  https://www.emilyomier.com/podcast

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

 

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March 26, 2021 @ 2:31 pm

Ep 160 Cast.ai and Kubernetes Challenges with Leon Kuperman, CTO and Co-Founder

Leon Kuperman is the CTO and Co-founder of Cast.ai. He's a Technology Executive with 20+ years of experience in product management, software design and development all the way through to production deployment.

Our conversation spans everything from the challenges of Kubernetes, multiocloud, K8s operations, Kubernetes on the cloud, building enterprise software, distributed teams, and a ton more.  Lots of great lessons in here.

Check out Cast.ai at their website https://cast.ai/

You can spin up your own Cast.ai environment easily there and please do give it a try!

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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March 22, 2021 @ 11:18 am

Ep 159 Shift Left Security and Successful Startup Team Building with Shira Shamban of Solvo

Shira Shamban is an engineer, Cybersecurity expert, Cloud entrepreneur
CEO and co-founder of Solvo. She and the Solve team are aiming to automate and shift left cloud security, so that software developers will focus on coding. 

We eplore the importance of moving security into the early phases and pipeline, and also a very open convesation on how to empower teams, create opportunity, and mentoring.

Check out Solvo here:  https://www.solvo.cloud/ 

Connect with Shira on LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/shira-shamban/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee

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March 16, 2021 @ 9:33 am

Ep 158 Artificial General Intelligence with Aigo.ai founder, Peter Voss

Peter Voss is the world’s foremost authority in Artificial General Intelligence. His company Aigo has created the world’s first intelligent cognitive assistant. Peter and I discuss the power and responsibility of AI, the impact of AGI vs AI, and how we can empower people with AI to do amazing things (and get rid of the need to do repetitive mundane things!).  Peter is an early creator in the AI ecosystem and coined the phrase Artificial General Intelligence.  

Check out Aigo.ai here:  https://aigo.ai 

Connect with Peter here:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/vosspeter/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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March 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Ep 157 AWS Serverless, Advocacy, and IT Transformation with Julian Wood

Julian wood is a Senior Developer Advocate for the Serverless Product Group at AWS.  We discuss lots of great stuff around the serverless platforms, transforming IT (yes DIgital Transformation is real) and transitioning careers and methods from "traditional" Ops to new was of operating your environment.

Check out lots of AWS Serverless resources here at https://serverlessland.com 

Follow Julian on Twitter here:  https://twitter.com/julian_wood 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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March 4, 2021 @ 9:10 pm

Ep 156 Don W Long on His New Book and the Power of Mentoring

Over the past three decades, Don W Long has founded/co-founded six different companies his most recent which was in the top 1,000 companies in the United States in that particular industry.

He is the author of three books The Blueprint of God and the international bestselling book Sell or Don’t Eat and joins us for a discussion on his latest book God's Blueprint for Nations and we delve into the power of mentoring and community on growing ourselves and our businesses. 

Get the book here:  https://amzn.to/3893xGk

Visit Don's website here:  https://donwlong.com 

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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February 23, 2021 @ 4:44 pm

Ep 155 Reinventing Audio Learning with Warren Shaeffer of Knowable

Warren Shaeffer is the CEO and founder of Knowable, the world's first audio learning platform for the podcast generation.  Warren and his team are truly rethinking and reinventing learning with not only how they are delivering content but in how he shares personal and business lessons to help the future entrepreneurs build and succeed.

This was a real enjoyable and in-depth chat on the science of learning, building a startup, and making what Warren perfectly describes as nutritious content for the mind. 

Check out Knowable at https://knowable.fyi and on your mobile platform!

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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February 17, 2021 @ 1:43 pm

Ep 154 Machine Learning Optimization for All with Luis Ceze of OctoML

Luis Ceze is a computer architect and co-founder and CEO of OctoML. I do research in the intersection of computer systems architecture, programming languages, machine learning and biology. 

OctoML is doing some very cool things about demecratizing ML and transforming how ML models are optimized and made secure for deployment. Luis shares a lot of great info on the foundations of ML, ethics of data, and how he builds a team.

Check out OctoML online at https://octoml.ai

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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February 8, 2021 @ 12:03 pm

Ep 153 Kubernetes Networking and Security, and Building Business on Open Source with Isovalent Founder, Thomas Graf

Thomas Graf is the CTO and co-founder of Isovalent as well as a long time open source contributor to numerous projects. Linux kernel, BPF, networking, containers, security. He also previously Linux kernel developer at Red Hat and shares a ton of great info on the challengs of security and networking in Linux and Kubernetes as well as how he and his team have built a business on open source technology.

Check out Isovalent at https://isovalent.com

Get involved with the Cilium project here: https://cilium.io

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

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February 3, 2021 @ 9:40 am

Ep 152 Personal Performance and Athletic Motivation with Paul Zychowicz

Paul Zychowicz is a technologist and elite performance athlete specializing in triathlon. This is a great discussion around achieving personal performance, the jump into elite sports, and how Paul motivates himself through adversity and challenge which helps both in sport and in life.

You can follow Paul on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/zekezee/

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals

 

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