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July 29, 2021 @ 3:51 pm

Ep 183 Eric Geier of Puresurance on Innovation, Transparency, Healthcare, and Motivation

Eric Geier is the CEO and founder of Puresurance, advising business owners and entrepreneurs on the implementation of life insurance as a retirement vehicle and custom designed health coverage solutions.

Prior to founding Puresurance, Eric had 25 years of experience on Wall Street. Puresurance is helping him to achieve his lifelong goal of helping people with their personal finances and retirement plans.

We discuss the challenges of transparency in healthcare and business, plus Eric shares amazing lessons on how he motivates himself and stays customer obsessed which also allows him to give back in many other ways. He's a real inspiration and this is a great conversation.

Connect with Eric on LinkedIn here:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericgeier/ 

Check out Puresurance here: https://puresurance.com 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

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July 23, 2021 @ 10:41 am

Ep 182 Joseph Fung of Uvaro on Changing Lives with Training and Enablement

Joseph is the CEO of Uvaro, a tech sales career accelerator. A graduate
of the University of Waterloo’s Computer Engineering program, Joseph’s
a five-time technology Founder & CEO, and with multiple successful
exits, and speaks frequently on the topics of sales leadership, diversity,
and corporate social responsibility.

We discuss so many important topics around enabling people, empowering individuals and teams, using systems to map our experiences and get to progress faster. Joseph has an incredible story and I highly recommend you have a look at what he and the team at Uvaro are doing.

Check out Uvaro here: https://uvaro.com/ 

Connect with Joseph here...

Twitter: https://twitter.com/josephfung 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/josephfung/ 

Check out the Kiite.ai platform here: https://kiite.ai/ 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

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July 13, 2021 @ 4:38 pm

Ep 181 Rob Telson of BrainChip on AI at the Edge and Effective Organization Building

Rob Telson is VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at BrainChip and brings over 20 years of sales expertise in licensing intellectual property and selling EDA technology. Rob has had success developing sales and support organizations at small, midsize, and large companies. 

We discuss the incredible capabilities of AI at the edge, the real definition of edge computing, and how that context creates interesting challenges for organizations and people.  The conversation also covers a ton of great insights into building effective sales and marketing teams, empowering people, plus where to find the best burgers in the world.

Check out BrainChip at their website here: https://brainchipinc.com/

Rob also hosts a great podcast here: https://anchor.fm/brainchipinc/episodes/Conversation-with-Vice-President-of-Worldwide-Sales-Rob-Telson-and-Alex-Divinsky-eua3lv 

Big thanks to Rob for a very fun and informative discussion.

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

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July 2, 2021 @ 11:44 am

Ep 180 Jon Myer, the AWS Blogger, on Creating Content and Continuous Personal Reinvention

Jon Myer is an evangelist for all things AWS, OBS Ninja, YouTube and passionate about educating, teaching, and connecting with others. All things AWS, DeepRacer, AWS Services, including some non AWS Stuff like workouts.

It was a real pleasure to share stories of how he got started with an online presence, how you can make the jump to creating content in various formats, and how to be a successful creator across multiple platforms. 

This is also one of the funniest episodes for a number of reasons...you'll want to stay right to the end to find out why.

Here are lots of ways to catch up with Jon online:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheAWSBlogger 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jon-myer/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_JonMyer 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

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June 22, 2021 @ 3:56 pm

Ep 179 Shlomi Levin Perception Point on Prevention-as-a-Service and First Principles Approaches for Startup Founders

Shlomi Levin is the CTO and co-founder of Perception Point and also skilled in Security Research, Python, Penetration Testing, Cryptography, and Application Security. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) focused in Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University.

We discuss the challenge that Shlomi and the Perception Point team are solving, how he used first principles thinking to enter into a market that was incredibly challenging, the roots of Israeli startups, and the art of product market fit and the "pivot".

If you're at all into security research, this is a must-listen! Perception Point is described as Prevention-as-a-Service, and the real-time nature of their platform is really amazing. 

Check out Perception Point here: https://perception-point.io 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

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June 18, 2021 @ 5:01 pm

Ep 178 Noemi Greyzdorf on Vcinity, Distributed Data, and Effective Product Marketing

Noemi Greyzdorf is a VP of Marketing at Vcinity.io, with a storied background in technology and product marketing, but with a surprising twist at how she got here.

Vcinity delivers set of products aimed at delivering eliable, real-time access to any data, anywhere. This may sound like something you'd expect, but when you hear about how they do it...well, hear for yourself and you can trust me that it's pretty cool!

We had a really fun conversation where we dig into the tech, and how Noemi approaches product marketing and storytelling.  It is a portable lesson in a podcast. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! 

Check out Vcinity here: https://vcinity.io 

Follow Noemi on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/greyzdn

Connect with Noemi on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngreyzdorf/ 

 

This episode is sponsored by Veeam Software and the 4-Step Guide to Delivering Extraordinary Software Demos that Win Deals and Diabolical Coffee plus the great folks over at Fiverr

 

 

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June 15, 2021 @ 9:03 pm

Ep 177 Erwan and Alicia Davon on Secrets to Strong Relationships and Discovering the Best in Yourself and Each Other

Erwan and Alicia Davon have taught over 10,000 singles and couples how to have exceptional romantic relationships over the last 25 years. Erwan is the founder, senior teacher and president of San Francisco based Erwan Davon Teachings.

We discuss the importance of understanding yourself and your partner and some of the most important challenges we face in relationships. This really is a lesson in life and designed for couples and singles alike. Erwan and Alicia have a successful practice which inlclude:

  • Overcoming relationship patterns inherited from childhood.
  • How to succeed in the various stages of relationship.
  • Extended Orgasm, how couples can increase chemistry.

This really was both fun and enlightening. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

LINKS FROM THE SHOW:

Follow Erwan and Alicia on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/erwandavonteachings/

Check out all their programs here: https://erwandavon.com/ 

Erwan Davon Teachings # to text to set up Love Life Consultation: 415 308 9580

Link to click to set up Love Life Consultation: https://erwandavon.com/consult/

Head right to their amazing Pleasure Course here: www.pleasurecourse.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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June 9, 2021 @ 8:25 am

Ep 176 Joe Rare on Being and Underground Entrepreneur and How You Can Start Your Own Business

Joe Rare is a natural entrepreneur, who loves creating solutions to the problems businesses face. But, it took hijm more than 3 years to convince one of his closest friends to allow me to help with their marketing.  Since then, he's founded many successful ventures and also created Level 9 Virtual, a virtual assistant firm that helps others get their businesses to the next level.  

We chat on the challenges that Joe faced along the way to highlight that adversity creates prosperity when harnessed, and how he took hard life lessons and made the jump to start his own businesses which now are the groundwork for others to be able to do the same.  The balance of family-first and still running successful business ventures is something that we should all reach for and there are some solid lessons here for anyone who has ever thought about how to change their life and explore other business options.

Check out Joe Rare at his website here: https://joerare.com 

See more about Level 9 Virtual here:  https://level9virtual.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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June 6, 2021 @ 9:48 pm

Ep 175 Chris Wexler of Krunam on Solving Video and Image Classifying for CSAM Prevention

Chris Wexler is one of the Founders and CEO of Krunam, the best in class image and video classifier of Child Sexual Abuse Materials (CSAM).

Krunam is in the business of removing digital toxic waste from the internet using AI to identify CSAM and other indicative content to improve and speed content moderation.  Krunam’s technology is already in use by law enforcement and is now moving into the private sector.

We explore the seemingly intractable problem of CSAM, how Chris and the team at Krunam are working to solve it, plus the incredible story behind the name of the company. This chat covers everything from the technology and the ethics of the challenge. Thank you Chris!

Check out Krunam here: https://krunam.co/ 

Follow Chris on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chriswexler/ 

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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June 1, 2021 @ 4:26 pm

Ep 174 Slater Victoroff of Indico on the Real Potential of AI, AGI, and Machine Learning

Slater Victoroff is the Founder and CTO of Indico, an enterprise AI solution for unstructured content that emphasizes document understanding. He's been building machine learning solutions for startups, governments, and Fortune 100 companies for the past seven years and is a frequent speaker at AI conferences.

What is very interesting is that Indico’s framework requires 1000x less data than traditional machine learning techniques, and they regularly beat the likes of AWS, Google, Microsoft, and IBM in head-to-head bake-offs. 

Slater and I discuss AI, AGI, how to relate these topics to newcomers, how Machine Learning and ethics come together, and also how MMA relates to how he tackles startups and team building.

This really is like a lesson in AI and Machine Learning and really taps into the subject for both newcomers and veterans of the field. 

Check out Indico here: https://indico.io/

Connect with Slater on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/sl8rv 

Connect with Slater on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/slatervictoroff/ 

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 24, 2021 @ 12:05 pm

Ep 173- Michelle Seiler-Tucker on Her New Book Exit Rich and the Six P Method

Michelle Seiler Tucker is a #1 bestselling author and leading authority on buying, selling, fixing, and growing businesses.  Michelle, joined forces on her new book, Exit Rich, with Sharon Lechter, finance expert and co-author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, to create a must-have guide for all business owners – whether they’re gearing up to sell a business now or just starting to build out their company – to sell for huge profits in the future.

We explore tons of solid lessons in buidling and growing a successful business, the reasons the market data you think you know are wrong, and so much that is needed as real truths in business for startups and major organizations everywhere. Thank you Michelle for sharing so much great info! 

You can get a preview of the book at https://exitrichbook.com which also gets you the hardcover copy to you when it launches in June. That gets you access to Club CEO and much more as well.

Follow Michell on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/MSeilerTucker 

Check out Michelle's website for more info here:  https://seilertucker.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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May 19, 2021 @ 8:17 am

Ep 172 - Dave Russell Unpacks the Data Protection Report and More from Veeam Software

Dave Russell is VP of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam Software.

Russell has almost three decades of experience and most recently held the role of Vice President and Distinguished Analyst at Gartner. His research focus was on storage strategies and technologies, with an emphasis on backup/recovery, snapshot and replication, SSD/flash optimization software, software-defined storage, and storage management.

We unpack some very interesting data from the Data Protection Report that will be eye-opening for some and good confirmation of position for others in the IT organization. 

Here’s the link to the DPR: https://go.veeam.com/wp-data-protection-trends-2021.html
And with the Exec.Brief: https://go.veeam.com/data-protection-trends-executive-brief

Connect with Dave on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/BackupDave 

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 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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