business

  • Your due diligence as a CEO or board member

    Shawn Wright, partner at Blank Rome; Ayman Rizkalla, partner at Akerman; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of Levick, discuss the things that a C suit executive or a member of a board at a company needs to do to stay proactive and prevent liability for wrongdoing in case of a company’s misconduct.

  • Using AI to learn what ads actually work

    Stephen Buko, founder and CEO at Kerb, discusses his company’s AI-based solution to find out if passerby are actually looking at the outdoor ads that companies spend billions on every year.

  • The VR training missions helping our government

    Jason Starkey, co-founder and CEO at Jedburgh Technology, discusses the applications that virtual reality has for the US government, and how it can be used to train employees, civilians, and soldiers alike in various important tasks.

  • Bringing DC up to its economic potential

    Erran Carmel, Professor at the Kogod School of Business, compares D.C. with a wide range of the world’s other cities, and explains how the region can bring itself up to the level of some of the world’s biggest economic powerhouses.

  • Understanding what regulation the tech industry needs

    Richard Levick, CEO of Levick; Phil Bond, president of government affairs for Potomac International Partners, and Elizabeth Rogers, regulatory expert and partner at Michael Best, discuss the myriad problems facing future regulations for the tech industry, and how regulations might take shape in the near future.

  • Building the smart infrastructure the region deserves

    On this EXTRA episode, we speak with Jack McDougle, President and CEO at Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Chuck Bean, Executive Director at Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, about the recent innovations in 5G technology, and how these advancements can assist both the average person and the most dedicated entrepreneurs in the region.

  • Working towards the energy infrastructure of the future

    Andrew Scobie, founder of Faraday Grid, discusses how America’s electrical infrastructure has changed little in over a century, and how his company hopes to revolutionize the industry.

  • Improv techniques that can strengthen your business

    Mark Chalfant, artistic and executive director at Washington Improv Theater, discusses how his nonprofit’s WIT at Work initiative helps coworkers become better, and more empathetic, communicators.

  • The hidden danger in your daily data

    John Cofrancesco, VP of Business Development at Active Navigation, discusses the security risks that can be hidden in everyday files like emails, spreadsheets and presentations, and how companies can work to mitigate damage these might cause in a hack.

  • What DC needs to do to bring in workers

    Esther Lee, CEO of innovation hub and nonprofit Refraction, discusses what her organization is doing to draw in more startups and talent to the D.C. region, and what the region as a whole can do to help tip the scales.