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33 minutes | 5 days ago
Community Spotlight: Interview with Lachy Gray
In this episode of Community Spotlight Liam Potter interviews Lachy Gray, Co-Founder/Managing Director at Yarno. We talk about his eLearning platform Yarno, his jump from Sydney to Newcastle, the difference between the two tech communities and running a tech business during COVID-19. We hope you enjoy the episode!
39 minutes | 20 days ago
Pru Killick: Head of People and Culture at Pegasus
In our latest episode of the NewyTechPeople podcast, Linda Apostolidis chats with Pru Killck, Head of People and Culture at Pegasus - a local Newcastle success story. Pru shares their plans around Pegasus's growth, recent investment from Silicon Valley, their partnership with AKKR and their intentions to create further jobs in the local Newcastle market. Pru also talks about their investment in graduate programs, engagement with the University of Newcastle and Fast-track HSC program giving more young people a head start in their careers. We hope you enjoy the episode!
37 minutes | a month ago
Tom Howard: QA Lead & Lean Coach at the Greater Bank
On this episode of the NTP Podcast I chat with Tom Howard from the Greater Bank. It was really interesting to hear from Tom about inspiration he has taken from the marines into building software development teams. Hope you enjoy the episode!
36 minutes | a month ago
Justin Stafford: Co-Founder & CEO of Blueshift
On this episode of the NTP Podcast I chat with Justin Stafford, Co-Founder and CEO of Blueshift. We spoke about how Blueshift has grown, how they have adapted to new working conditions, methods Justin uses to organise his day and how he hasn't stopped tinkering even as a CEO. Hope you enjoy the episode!
35 minutes | 2 months ago
Community Spotlight: Interview with Brock & Steve
On this episode of Community Spotlight we interview Brock Morely & Steve Jones, President and Vice President of The Innovation & Entrepreneurship Society. We hear from them about their take on innovation and entrepreneurship in Newcastle and their plans for the future in this space. Hope you enjoy the episode!
42 minutes | 2 months ago
Adam Amos: Director of Robotic Systems
On this episode of the NTP Podcast I interview Adam Amos, Director of Robotic Systems. One of the most interesting parts of this interview was Adam’s take on his team’s working day from 6am-2pm. Hope you enjoy the episode.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
Arjun Ramachandran: Principal at elevenM
In this episode we sit down with Arjun Ramachandran, Principal at elevenM to talk about his experience in the Newcastle tech scene, the changing needs of the University framework, the challenges of working from home and some key resources he recommends for those in the tech community. We hope you enjoy the episode!
46 minutes | 3 months ago
EPISODE 50: Interview with James MacDonald
Welcome to Episode 50 of the NTP Podcast! 50 Episodes sharing stories from leading tech professionals in Newcastle NSW. We’ve loved hearing their personal journeys as well as advice they have shared, projects they’re working on and plans for the future. Our first ever guest, Mat Finch, flips the switch and takes control of the mic to interview our very own James MacDonald on why he started the podcast, how he has transitioned into his current role and the growth of the NTP brand.
47 minutes | 3 months ago
Community Spotlight: Code Bullet
In this special episode of Community Spotlight we interview Evan, also known as Code Bullet. You may have heard of him already as he has surpassed 2 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS on YouTube! WOAH. Find out why he has chosen to hide his identity, his university experience, how he creates his content and why he chose to start his channel in the first place. We hope you enjoy the episode!
40 minutes | 3 months ago
Brendan Yell: Director of Twilio Startups and Startup Grind
On this episode we interview Brendan Yell, Director of Twilio Startups and Startup Grind. We talk about his experience growing a successful business, the benefits of working in Newcastle and advice he gives to startup companies looking to scale their business. We hope you enjoy the episode!
40 minutes | 4 months ago
Jonathan & Chad: Nimbler Digital & StreamingHouse
In this episode of the NTP Podcast we interview Jonathan Poynter, Managing Director at Nimbler Digital and Chad Shuttleworth, Head of Digital at StreamingHouse. We discuss the streaming platform they have built (StreamingHouse), how this has been valuable to businesses during COVID, resources they recommend and how their team has adapted to working remotely.
51 minutes | 4 months ago
Alexandre Mendes: Program Convenor for Computer Science at the University of Newcastle
Don’t miss the latest episode of Newy Tech People with Alexandre Mendes, Program Convenor for Computer Science at UoN. In the episode we cover a range of topics from work integrated learning to artificial intelligence and the ethical questions raised with the use of this technology. Thanks for listening!
38 minutes | 5 months ago
Community Spotlight: Liam Manning
In this special all-Liam edition of Community Spotlight, Liam Potter talks to Liam Manning of SAPHI Engineering about their long-running Blast Furnace Meetup (and being the first meetup to be held physically since March) as well as what they have planned in the near future. We hope you enjoy the episode!
34 minutes | 5 months ago
Chris Thorpe: CEO & Founder of Leading Edge Data Centres
In this episode Chris and I chat about the growth of Leading Edge Data Centres regionally, how the idea for the business came about and future plans for expanding in new locations. We hope you enjoy the episode!
7 minutes | 5 months ago
Welcome Aboard: Linda Apostolidis
This has been an exciting week for NTP! 📢 We are excited to announce the newest member of the Newy Tech People team, Linda Apostolidis joining James MacDonald as a Director 😊👏🎤 You will be seeing a lot more of Linda on our socials, she is a huge part of the Newcastle community, sponsoring a series of events in the local area. Be sure to follow us via the links below to stay up to date with everything we will be releasing.😄
46 minutes | 6 months ago
Mitchell Barwick: Principal Designer at Greater Bank
In this episode I interview Mitchell Barwick, Principal Designer at Greater Bank. Mitch is our first guest from the Greater on the NTP Podcast and hopefully the first of many to come. Today Mitch and I chat about his experience building a design team and advice for junior designers looking to grow a career in this space. I hope you enjoy the episode!
27 minutes | 6 months ago
Community Spotlight: Anjali Wadhwa
In our latest episode of Community Spotlight our host Liam Potter (aka pottsy) sits down with Anjali to chat about how she is dominating the technology scene in Newcastle and her new meetup that she has been organising for the community. She provided a wealth of knowledge in this episode! Find all links and information on our website www.newytechpeople.com.au Hope you enjoy the episode!
48 minutes | 7 months ago
Community Spotlight: Hunter Data Analytics
In this episode of Community Spotlight, Liam Potter sits down with the team running the Hunter Data Analytics meetup in Newcastle to chat about the virtual events they are providing and advice on how to transition into a career in the data world. Enjoy the episode!
16 minutes | 7 months ago
Back Again! Andrew Mears: CEO at SwitchDin
On this episode, Andrew and I discuss the success SwitchDin has had in the past couple of months onboarding and growing their team remotely. It's great to be able to share some positive news with the community. Hope you enjoy the episode!
42 minutes | 7 months ago
Community Spotlight with Richard Berry: I2N Hub Coordinator
Like many others we have had to change the way we record our podcast for the time being. We have recorded our latest episode of the Community Spotlight series on Zoom so please forgive us if the quality isn't as smooth as it usually is. In this interview, our very own Liam Potter aka Potts and Richard Berry discuss all the things UON's Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) is doing in these times to connect those in the tech community to virtual events. Hope you enjoy the episode!
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