Category: Podcasts

Podcast: Healthier Screen Time in the Blink of an Eye…and with AI!

Personalizing screens and tech to our well-being, so that users feel and perform better with Hannes Bend, CEO @

Hannes Bend founded to integrate healthier habits into our everyday screen interactions. He suffered years of anxiety after trauma, and used breathwork, meditation and yoga to live a healthy and happy life. From 2014, he worked with hundreds of data- and neuroscientists, psychologists, UX/AI researchers, designers and engineers to develop award-winning (Stanford 2016) XR biofeedback technologies.

Since 2019, Hannes and’s team have been developing patented technology using webcam and AI to detect stress, to offer simple short personalized breaks and adaptive screen experiences. Hannes recommends a deep breath and a letting go exhale to get an immediate energy boost.

Podcast: Bridging the Gap Between Sports Teams, Sponsors and Fans

Why it’s important to bring sponsorship into the digital age and better engage sports fans with Shannon Ferguson, Co-Founder & CEO @ FanSaves

Shannon Ferguson currently leads the growing team at tech startup FanSaves, as Co-Founder & CEO. Being an entrepreneur at heart, Shannon’s strong social skills and positive attitude have always been a winning formula for success.

Matching her skills in sponsorship sales, marketing and advertising with her love of business helped her co-found FanSaves and she has quickly become an emerging expert in the sports tech space.

Podcast: AI: Unlocking the Data in the Human Spectrum

Can AI and software help to cure extremely challenging health problems like diabetes?

Marc  Rippen is the CEO of Alertgy. He is an experienced and highly skilled technical engineer with over 30 years of experience. He has worked for multiple fortune 500 companies, Department of Defense (DOD), NASA, SOCOM, and DARPA commercializing dozens of ground-breaking and revolutionary technologies. He holds various degrees across multiple interrelated disciplines including: Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Biophysics, Analytical Chemistry, Masters of Aeronautical Science, and Management of Engineering and Technology.

Marc holds numerous patents and received the SRI Golden Nugget award for development of break through technologies for this achievement.

Podcast: Fast Payments in Slow Spaces

Modernizing the way the insurance industry processes payments with Cody Eddings, CEO & Co-Founder @ SnapRefund

Cody Eddings is the CEO and Co-founder of SnapRefund. A lifelong entrepreneur, engineer and product developer. he is the lead creator of GuitarSim, a guitar simulator app/smartphone accessory with a 4.1+ star rating on Google Play. He’s developed mobile apps for fortune 500 companies like URBN and startups alike.

Cody obtained a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University.

Podcast: Open XDR and the Future of Cybersecurity

When “X” means everything with Aimei Wei, Founder & VP of Engineering @ Stellar Cyber

Aimei Wei is the Founder and VP of Engineering at Stellar Cyber. She has over 20+ years of experience building successful products and leading teams in data networking and telecommunications. She has extensive working experience for both early stage startups including Nuera, SS8 Networks and Kineto Wireless as well as well-established companies like Nortel, Ciena and Cisco. Prior to founding Stellar Cyber, she was actively developing Software Defined Networks solutions at Cisco.

Aimei enjoys building a product from its initial design to its final launch. Aimei has an M.S. in Computer Science from the Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and an Undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Tsinghua University of China.

Podcast: Behavioral AI

How can AI address the growing and unsustainable cost of healthcare, especially managing lifestyle driven chronic diseases? with Prakash Hosalli

Prakash Hosalli is the Co-founder and CEO of He is a creative, entrepreneurial leader with more than 20 years spent building digital products and driving enterprise technology transformation. Prakash has focused on bringing cutting edge technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data and other advanced technologies to solve vexing problems in Healthcare.

Prakash is a seasoned product management/client relationship/sales/delivery professional with more than 20 years of Information Technology (IT) and business experience in Consulting Sales, Client Relationship (CXO level), Program, Project, and Product Management in myriad verticals including Financial services.

Podcast: Building Trust through Privacy and Open Source in the Face of Big Tech

Joshua Montgomery, President and Founder of Mycroft AI, is an entrepreneur by nature, an aerospace engineer by education, an Air Force Major by curiosity, and a hacker at heart. Long before Net Neutrality became a buzz phrase, Joshua recognized the importance of open-access internet. He founded Wicked Broadband and leveraged his position to bring gigabit fiber to areas where Google wouldn’t.

He is also an adamant believer in open-access AI and open source programming. He set out to build the first Mycroft voice assistant before Alexa was made available to the public and quickly engaged a community of open source programmers to start teaching Mycroft new skills. Josh is a visionary whose sights are set on building communities and companies that make powerful contributions to the world – ones which support open source technology and further the world with advancements.

Podcast: Why Are the Current Employee Assessment Tools Inaccurate?

Cristina Imre is the CEO of Aecho. As a legacy builder, she’s driven to foster purpose-driven, empathic leadership that impacts and leaves a mark on our current and future generations.

Adam Hocek is the CTO of Aecho. He has worked at many start-ups and several Fortune 500 companies, taking technology from concept inception to product in areas including speech processing, communication, and semantic software.

Podcast: Tech for Good and the Impact of AI on All Humans

How does AI make decisions every day that impact humans? with Jenn Bonine, CEO & Co-founder @ RedRex

Jennifer Bonine is a Co-Founder of AI Appstore, Inc. and the RedRex Platform, and was the first female Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) platform tech CEO. AI Appstore specializes in custom subscription technology bundles, leveraging an intelligent platform using a personalized ‘virtual research assistant’ to enhance corporate growth. The RedRex Platform connects the digital and physical spaces for people all across the globe and breaks down physical limitations and barriers. Respected as a gifted speaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Jennifer Bonine addresses the AI industry nationally and internationally, most recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos and for CNNMoney Switzerland. She has held executive level positions leading teams for Oracle and Target and is a founding board member of the United States bid for a Minnesota World Expo 2027.

Podcast: Democratizing Access to Economic Activity Data to the World

How data creation through fixed location of Interest sensors and data generated by the business processes of public corporations is reshaping market intelligence and alternative data with Sanders Partee, Co-founder & CEO

Sanders Partee is currently CEO and Co-Founder of MoonVu, Inc., a company on a mission to democratize access to alternative data big hedge funds use to make better investment decisions. However now, making it available to everyday investors at a fraction of the cost. The company does this by conducting, economic surveillance of companies using powerful video cameras, AI, and computer vision to crunch data and arrive at precisely accurate reports before a company releases them.

Podcast: Uniting Audiences through Emerging Video Technology

How can viewers stay engaged and connected across continents? with Megan Killion VP of Marketing @ CacheFly

Megan Killion is currently the VP of Sales and Marketing at CacheFly. She is a sales and marketing leader with 15 years of experience building teams and driving revenue as well as a mother of 4 rough & tumble sons who think she might be a secret super hero, and they’re not the only ones.

Typically touting brightly colored hair and even more tattoos than she has children, Megan has been involved in the B2B tech space for 10+ years impacting over 250 Million in new revenue. She loves bringing complex solutions to life for customers in terms they understand and spends her free time reading sci-fi novels or practicing her golf swing.

Podcast: How Big of an Issue is Ad Fraud?

If you are spending money to acquire traffic from impressions, clicks, conversions, affiliates, etc…then it’s not a matter of IF ad fraud is affecting you, it’s a matter of HOW MUCH is it affecting you.

Co-Founder and CEO of Anura, proud father of four, and serial entrepreneur, Rich Kahn is a dedicated professional with decades of experience in digital marketing. He started Anura, an ad fraud solution designed to improve campaign performance by accurately exposing bots, malware, and human fraud.

His track record of success includes operating a business that made the Inc. 5000 list for five years in a row, achieving an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for technology, and operating one of the fastest-growing advertising & marketing companies in the U.S

Podcast: Cloud Data Lakes: Challenges and Best Practices for Creating Widespread Adoption

How to make analytics over your data lake easy enough for every data practitioner with Uri Maoz, Chief Revenue Officer @ Upsolver

Uri Maoz is the Chief Revenue Officer at Upsolver, which provides a no code data lake engineering platform. Prior to that, Uri was the vice president of Sales and Business Development at Anodot. With nearly 25 years of experience in the Software Industry, Uri has founded and led teams in Sales, Business Development, Product Management and Engineering.

Podcast: The Future of Prospecting: How Will AI Find Your ICPs?

Julien Winkel is the CEO of Aithena. He started doing business at a young age. He has experience in various industries, like fashion, networks, technology, and more. In addition, he often speaks about AI and entrepreneurship, often as a guest lecturer at a university, but also as a main stage speaker at the AI ​​summit.

He discovered how difficult it was to find the right companies to sell and market laser targeting. There began his new adventure. Julien lives in Amsterdam; He is part Dutch and part French and, as a hobby, advises wildlife conservation projects.

Podcast: The Rise of the Creator Economy

There are 50 million people who earn a living online today. How do you become a revenue-generating creator? with Larry Rosenzweig.

Larry Rosenzweig is Co-founder & CEO of Cquence, a video creation platform for creators to produce video content 10X faster. Before starting Cquence, Larry worked in technology and ran small video production companies for the past decade.

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