In this episode, Cynthia Curry, Director of IoT Ecosystem Expansion at Metro Atlanta Chamber, sits down with Veanne and Sarah to talk about what they’re doing to bring tech talent to Atlanta, attract Internet of Things companies, and build a strong reputation for Atlanta as an innovation hub.
Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk to Annie Eaton, CEO of Futurus, a future technologies company, about virtual and augmented reality -- where it came from, where it is today, and where it's going.
Veanne and Sarah are kicking season four off with Jeffrey Martín, CEO and Founder of honorCode, a nonprofit organization aimed at providing curriculum and training to bring computer science and social-emotional learning into Atlanta schools.
In this episode, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk to Rodney Sampson of Tech Square Labs about empowering the underprivileged to reach their full potential.
Amy Zimmerman, Head of People Operations for Kabbage, talks to hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato about the rise and importance of office culture.
In this podcast, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk to J Cornelius, founder of Nine Labs and Atlanta Web Design Group, about the importance of branding and design when building a corporate identity.
Altisource's Tim Visconti stops by to talk to us about getting a foot in the door in the highly competitive job market and gives business owners advice on keeping much-needed talent here in Atlanta.
In this podcast, Innov8 workshop creator, Nevarda Smith along with hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato, talk about how involving everyone in the ideation process, results in the most profitable conclusions.
In this episode, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talk with Comedy Producer and Laughing Skull Lounge founder Marshall Chiles about how introducing comedy to your business and sales presentations can increase engagement.
In this episode, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato sit down with Creative Director Dayle Bennett, and Executive Director and Founder, Rohit Malhotra of the Center for Civic Innovation to talk about their work and how it's shaping the landscape of Atlanta for the better.
This episode finds hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato talking with Greg Chambers, group director of digital innovation at Coca-Cola. Greg shares with us his creative career path and how his innovative spirit has shaped his work.
In this podcast, hosts Veanne Smith and Sarah Lodato chat with Chris Hill, Chief Information and Technology Officer at The Weather Company. The Weather Company provides the world's leading technology platforms and services leveraging weather and related data, and Chris shares insight into how a close eye on innovation has allowed the organization to grow and make such an impact at a global level.
In this episode, we discuss the innovative ways to finding life fulfillment and work-life balance with the author and CEO of Metrus Group, Bill Schiemann.
In this episode, Chief Marketing Officer of The Iron Yard, Eric Dodds, discusses the innovative ways the coding school, has been leading the change in EdTech. From their marketing efforts to the coding boot camps and online learning, The Iron Yard has been shaking up the traditional methods of obtaining an education.
In this episode, Rupen Patel, the former CTO of NCR's Small & Medium Business division, joins us to discuss his career path, his experience with international businesses, and how to maintain a company's vision and goals with teams scattered across the globe.
Today’s episode focuses on mentoring and how it has become an essential in creating the ideal company culture and to cultivate engagement within the workplace. We are excited to welcome two experts on this topic, Nancy Wolk and Trish Jones from eMentorConnect.
In Episode 9, Prakash Muthukrishnan, CIO at Purchasing Power, discusses the traits and characteristics of successful leaders in his experience, the importance of storytelling and being a good listener, as well as transparency and communication in the workplace.
In Episode 8 we interview Steve Seidner of Yancey Bros. Before becoming the CIO for Yancey Brothers, the Caterpillar dealership for the state of Georgia, he started his career working as a consultant and was placed at Georgia-Pacific Corporation as a software developer. After being promoted several times within 12 years, including moving to corporate roles, Steve held the responsibility for the company’s Technology Planning Process and ultimately, as GP’s Chief Technologist. In this episode Seidner will discuss the personality traits of a good manager, what it takes to be a CTO/CIO and his journey from going from entry level to C-Suite.
Hear from our Business Development Executive, Ann Mooney, and our Account Executive, Jeff Bond as we discuss all-things-clients: an essential part of both sides of the SOLTECH business - software development and staffing solutions!
Learn how SOLTECH has grown over the past 18 years, along with some of the most memorable moments as told by founders Tim and Veanne Smith.
In Episode 7 we interview Ravi Venkatesan of Bridge2 Solutions. Ravi is currently the CTO at Bridge2 Solutions which is his latest adventure in his 15 year journey being a technology leader. With a mission to lead with purpose, Ravi encourages culture changes; specializing in driving business and technology alignment with a “business outcomes first, and technology solutions second” approach.
Episode 6 we interview Leslie Kuban of FranNet. Leslie’s specialty is helping her clients determine if franchise ownership is right for them, and identifying franchise businesses that will offer them the best opportunity for success with the lowest risk. She has helped more than 400 people successfully transition from corporate life to business ownership. As a franchise owner, Leslie is able to give an insider perspective that helps her clients assess their real opportunities, risks and timing so they can make sound decisions.