In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Nigel Walsh, the Managing Director for Insurance at Google Cloud, responsible for leading the firm's approach to Insurance, leveraging the best in market capability from Google's Cloud proposition, addressing mission critical Insurance challenges, from claims and underwriting to leveraging the company's AI and ML know-how - driving better … Continue reading Episode 253: Nigel Walsh, MD, Insurance at Google Cloud
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Matthew Beecher, CEO of Neocova. Matt is an entrepreneur, business-builder, and investor with a 30-year track record of success in both public and private markets. From founding and driving growth and scale in fintech and financial services to leading companies that have realized returns of $1 billion. Prior to … Continue reading Episode 252: Matthew Beecher, CEO of Neocova
In this episode, Tegan Kline speaks with Doug Petkanics, the Founder and CEO at Livepeer, where he focuses on protocol research and software development. Livepeer is building an open-source video infrastructure platform, which leverages decentralization to drive down costs and meet the needs of developers building video streaming applications at scale. Prior to Livepeer, Doug … Continue reading Episode 251: Doug Petkanics, Founder, CEO at Livepeer Inc.
In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Denelle Dixon, the CEO and Executive Director of the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit organization using blockchain to unlock the world’s economic potential by making money more fluid, markets more open, and people more empowered. Before joining Stellar, Dixon served as COO of Mozilla, one of the most … Continue reading Episode 250: Denelle Dixon, CEO of Stellar Development Foundation
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Kevin Hart, the Founder & CEO of Green Check Verified, a compliance technology, and services company enabling banks and credit unions to safely, efficiently, and profitably offer banking services to cannabis-related businesses. Kevin brings four decades of enterprise software experience as part of his founding vision for Green Check. … Continue reading Episode 249: Kevin Hart, Founder & CEO at Green Check Verified
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Matt Midson, the CEO for North America at CPQi. Matt has over 28 years of senior IT leadership experience, consulting, business development, and leading diverse teams in the Americas, Europe, and Asia within Financial Services. Matt has demonstrated he can manage all aspects of technology and business … Continue reading Episode 248: Matt Midson, CEO of CPQi North America
In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff for Oyster Financial, a digital financial platform for small- and medium-sized businesses. Oyster Financial is co-headquartered in Mexico City and San Francisco. Prior to joining Oyster’s executive management team, she invested in a portfolio of nine fintech startups for Fiinlab, the innovation lab of … Continue reading Episode 247: Amanda Jacobson, Chief of Staff at Oyster Financial
In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Adam Jackson, Founder & CEO of Braintrust. Adam believes that the way we work is broken. In fact, it’s been broken for a long time now, which is why he founded Braintrust, the world’s first user-controlled talent platform-- one that aligns incentives, removes expensive middlemen and gives … Continue reading Episode 246: Adam Jackson, Founder & CEO of Braintrust