Douglas Britt, senior vice president of product at Patrocinium, discusses his company’s new personnel tracking system that helps first respondents know where employees and the public are in the event of an emergency situation, and how companies can sell products that consumers hope to never have to use.
Ken Schmidt, former director of communications at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, discusses his new book, Make Some Noise, and unique philosophy to making sure your branding and marketing stand out from the competition.
Andrew J. Sherman is an M&A Partner at D.C.’s Seyfarth Shaw, a bestselling author, and a professor of business growth with a career spanning decades. In his Non-Billable Consults, Sherman gives advice every business…
Zhensen Huang, founder of Precise Software Solutions, discusses the role that his company plays in helping people get access to information on their medication, as well as the ways that entrepreneurs and government can work together to innovate and help the lives of all our citizens.
Amelia Friedman, co-founder of Hatch Apps, discusses how her startup is helping to expand access to software and app creation. Friedman also explains why it’s important for investors in startups and small businesses to be partners, not just funders.
Mirza Baig, partner and co-leader at Aldrich Capital Partners, discusses what it’s like to move from being an entrepreneur to a venture investor, and how that puts him in the specific position of relating to the journeys and hardships of startups and businesses looking for funding.
Hank Thomas, co-founder and CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, discusses his accidental journey into venture capital as well as the importance of the growing cybersecurity product industry.
Kieran McQuilkin, new market editor at D.C.’s American Inno, discusses the D.C. tech community and some of the hottest new and rising trends for innovation in the region.
Vanessa Gill, creator of social venture Social Cipher, discusses her life on the autism spectrum and her efforts to encourage empathy and understanding through the lens of gamification.
Caitlin McKenna, Senior Director of Customer Experience and Innovation at Hilton; and Brinda Sen Gupta, Deputy Director of the Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Center, discuss the ways their positions at their companies help them teach others to innovate, shaping even large companies to work better.
Jeremy Lichtenstein, agent with RE/MAX Realty, discusses Kids in Need Distributors (KIND), the not-for-profit he founded to help children in need get food outside of their reduced meal plans at school.
Jack McDougle, CEO and president of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, discusses some of the ways the entrepreneurial community and the government can work together to spur innovation and economic growth, for the entire D.C. region and beyond.
Diana Hage, CEO of RFID Business Solution, discusses the difficulties in changing the trajectory of a small business, as well as the specific advantages women have when it comes to owning and leading small businesses.
With the recent announcement that Amazon’s HQ2 will reside partly in northern Virginia, we gather together an emergency EXTRA episode with some of the most influential minds in the region: Ángel Cabrera, president of George Mason University; Tien Wong, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Opus8; and Jason Miller, CEO of the Greater Washington Partnership; to understand how Amazon’s move is a huge opportunity for the area.