Episode #15: Heather Otto

Episode #15: Heather Otto

Guest: Heather Otto (San Diego), Hewlett Packard Enterprise. She works as the Global Customer Advocacy Content Marketing Manager. She is responsible for the quality of the overall experience when inviting customers to one of their 55 globally located HP centers. We talk about the shifting sands of digital content marketing, the corporate world, creativity, and much more. 

Episode #14: Kyle Olson

Episode #14: Kyle Olson

Kyle and I have been friends for a long while now. We get together from time to time and talk philosophy. I wanted to bring something like that to the podcast as well, something that’s maybe a little less tech-focused and a little more like two friends sitting around having coffee and discussing the inevitability of our Robot Overlords.

Episode #13: Anish Dalal

Episode #13: Anish Dalal

Anish Dalal is one of those people that, even if you don’t know his name, it’s likely you’ve interacted with some of his work already. CEO and co-founder of Sapphire Apps, he’s built more than five hundred iOS apps and is in control of an influencer network that reaches more than 250 million users. His marketing strategy combines app store optimization and influencer marketing campaigns to amplify brand engagement. Working with the likes of Lindsay Lohan, and Alesso, to name a few, Anish’s work ethic and advice is useful to anyone looking to start their own business.

Episode #12: AbdulAziz Syed

Episode #12: AbdulAziz Syed

AbdulAziz Syed, orthodox Muslim man, school social worker by profession, Customer Happiness Extraordinaire for Purify Your Gaze, and weekend therapist is on this week to talk about his job in helping people with process addictions and how being a Muslim man in today’s world affects his life. Outgoing, gregarious, and well-spoken, Abdul’s advice is a breath of fresh air in the often overwhelming world.

Episode #11: Kaspar Povilanskas

Episode #11: Kaspar Povilanskas

Kaspar is the co-founder of NowADays Media and a viral trend starter. With over 750M followers in his network, he creates trends on social media for brands, businesses, and apps. He's a free spirit, hilarious, and someone to watch out for in the coming years for sure.  

Episode #10: Shawn Jeffers

Episode #10: Shawn Jeffers

Shawn Jeffers is the Executive Director of Little City Foundation, a large human services nonprofit providing services to individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the Chicago area. Shawn is also an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University teaching classes on nonprofit leadership and public administration.

Episode #9: Tio Hardiman

Episode #9: Tio Hardiman

Tio Hardiman, Executive Director for Violence Interrupters, NFP, has dedicated his life and career to community organizing for peace and social change. In 1999, Mr. Hardiman joined CeaseFire, an award-winning public health model that has been scientifically proven to reduce shootings and killings. In 2004, Tio created the Violence Interrupters Initiative.