Chris Tavlarides, co-founder of Prytany, discusses how his new social media platform hopes to band people of similar political interests together to have their small donations bundled and noticed by politicians.
On this WWiW EXTRA episode, we speak with three experts on whether the D.C. region, and the world in general, is hitting a ceiling when it comes to potential success for tech businesses. Experts include James Moore, founder and CEO of the Washington Institute for Business, Government, and Society; Kandi Parsons, shareholder at ZwillGen; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK.
Dave Baule, CEO of MISO3, discusses his company’s solution to mounting monthly software-as-a-service costs by organizing company software use and notifying higher-ups about underused utilities.
Mark Bergel, Ph.D., founder and CEO at A Wider Circle, discusses how his non-profit works through an entrepreneurial approach to help over 26,000 people in poverty in the D.C. region.
Frances Reimers, personal brand expert and principal at Firestarter Communications, discusses why summer is the perfect time to re-tune your brand to improve perception.
Michael Hoffman, president of GovernmentCIO Media, discusses the results of an upcoming survey on sentiment for technology consumers in the region, as well as how companies are scrambling to take advantage of Amazon’s HQ2 plans.
Lisa Gable, CEO of Food Allergy Research and Education, discusses the strides FARE is making in research, and how the not-for-profit works with businesses and the government to make progress.
John Cofrancesco, VP of businesss development at Active Navigation, discusses some of the things going well in Washington, like the recent work to unify government agencies under similar NIST information standards.
Howard Ross, founder of Cook Ross and partner at Udarta consulting, discusses why unconscious and conscious biases aren’t just wrong, but also major disadvantages when it comes to hiring and working with talent and other businesses.
Two things in life are inevitable: death and taxes. To learn more about how to make at least the latter a little easier, we spoke with Ebong Eka, entrepreneur and tax expert as well as president of Ericorp Consulting.
Mary Robinson, entrepreneur and founder of Capacity Partners; and Shannon White, partner at Guidehouse, discuss the various ways that companies and corporations can be a net positive for the communities, and have a purpose and aim beyond just making a profit.
Benjamin Colbert, founder of City Renewables, discusses how his business helps homeowners and companies convert their buildings to solar power, and how they can even make money by doing it.
Bradley Freedman, management services director for the Salvation Army, discusses the skills that carry over from working in a business to working in a nonprofit, and the striking differences between the two.
Nick Weir, challenge manager for SpaceNet at In-Q-Tel’s CosmiQ Works lab, discusses how his project crowdsources AI solutions for government applications.