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The Next Wave Podcast
61 minutes | Jan 7, 2022
Ep 54: Hrish Lotlikar, CEO of SuperWorld on the Metaverse, XR and NFTs
This week we have as our guest Hrish Lotlikar, the Co-founder & CEO of SuperWorld. Hrish has recently been named one of the 30 most influential people in the Metaverse, and has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, The Business Times, Entrepreneur.com and since recording, appeared on CNBC and was featured in The Economist. SuperWorld's virtual real estate platform is mapped over the entire surface of the globe, allowing users to purchase —virtually—any place on Earth. From skyscrapers and stadiums to historical monuments and iconic structures including wonders of the natural world, everyone has a favorite place that they would love to own in this virtual world where each plot of land is a 100m x 100m rectangle which is about the size of a city block. Recently Barbados became the first sovereign nation to announce they will be building an embassy in the metaverse on SuperWorld.
56 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Ep 53: News Roundup - Log4J, AWS Outage, China Data Swipes, Big Tech Threatens Internet, Data Center Acquisitions
This week we’re covering the latest news, from the biggest Zero Day vulnerability in history, to Dorsey’s departure from Twitter, to huge data center acquisitions, the AWS Outage, the Edge, and more...
66 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
Ep 52: News Roundup - Meta, Broadband, Bitcoin Tax, NSO, Google, Tencent, and more
Facebook vs Meta on face recognition and other intrusive tech. Biden's broadband plan. Bitcoin tax. NSO Group. Ransomware. Google gets into trading. Apple looking at Crypto.
57 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Ep 51: Matt Johnson, CEO of QC Ware, on Quantum Computing
This week we have as our guest Matt Johnson, CEO and Co-founder of QC Ware. QC Ware focuses on Enterprise Software and Services for Quantum Computing with offices in Palo Alto and Paris, and soon, Tokyo. With one of the largest teams of quantum algorithm experts QC Ware strives to make quantum computing easily accessible by classically-trained data scientists and to offer performance speed-ups on near term hardware. Enterprise customers include Airbus, BMW Group, Goldman Sachs, Roche, and Total. Partners include AWS, D-Wave, IBM Quantum Computing, IonQ, Microsoft, and Rigetti. Matt as CEO of QC Ware also started and hosts annually the industry conference for Quantum Computing, Q2B, which happens every December, and each year includes the top industry and academic speakers and companies, including theoretical computer scientist Scott Aarronson, based at UT Austin, and John Preskill, Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology, who coined the term Quantum Supremacy. Matt is extremely impressive with a very diverse background - he was formerly a partner at Apollo Management based in London and prior to that a managing director at Credit Suisse. Matt holds a BS from the US Air Force Academy and an MBA from Wharton. He also completed a solo crossing of the English Channel and remains an avid swimmer.
53 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
Ep 50: Dave Perrill, CEO, Compute North - Colocation for Cryptocurrency Mining
This week our guest Dave Perrill, CEO and Co-founder of Compute North. A 25-year veteran of IT and InfoSec, Dave has been keenly immersed in the cryptocurrency mining industry and blockchain technology since its formative days. He founded and subsequently sold two technology companies, including SecureConnect, an ISP which morphed into a Managed Security Provider, and was ultimately was acquired by Trustwave Holdings in 2012. He also served as CEO of Wand Corporation, a leading point-of-sale and Digital Menu board provider to the Quick Service Restaurant industry. Dave has extensive experience in networking, data center engineering, scaling large IT systems, and security. He holds a BS in Management Information Systems and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota. Dave has been a member of YPO (Young Presidents Organization) since 2015 as part of the Twin Cities chapter in Minneapolis.
64 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Ep 49: Kristen Buchanan, CEO of Edify
Our guest this week is Kristen Buchanan, the CEO and Founder of Edify, an AI platform that enables engineers to be high performing. Edify’s first product, Eddy, is slack-native solution that helps developers and product managers build technical onboarding plans for their new hires. She received $2M of seed funding in Dec. 2020 right before being accepted into the TechStars Seattle 2021 Cohort. Prior to founding Edify, she consulted for various large organizations implementing onboarding and learning plans for engineering and product teams including AWS Elemental, OpenSky Alibaba, Puppet.and many others.
82 minutes | Oct 5, 2021
Ep 48: Eddie Schutter, CTO of Switch
Our guest this week is Eddie Schutter, the Chief Technology Officer for Switch. He has over 25 years of experience and leadership in the data center and information technology industry for organizations including eBay, AT&T, DCF Technologies, The Green Grid, Data Center Pulse, and other various advisory boards. He is a Director on the iMasons BOD, Executive advisor of the Technical Curriculum Advisory Board for CNET Training, and Engineering Advisory Board for SMU Lyle School of Engineering.Eddie is a Navy veteran and he studied Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. He resides in Dallas with his wife of 28 years and their eleven children.
62 minutes | Sep 22, 2021
Ep 47: News Roundup - Apple, China, Covid Tech, Artificial Intelligence
Dean Nelson visits Texas and brings back a special gift. This week we're discussing China's Covid data creep, Amazon's plans to censor certain AWS customers, we check in on Steve Mullaney at Aviatrix, a 77-atom AI molecule, and Nasa's big UFO plans.
53 minutes | Sep 14, 2021
Ep 46: News Roundup - Big Tech, Big Hacks, Big Brother, Big Deals
This week we’re discussing the latest news making headlines in Big Hacks, Big Tech, Big Brother, Big Deals, and China.
55 minutes | Sep 4, 2021
Ep 45: News Roundup - Microsoft’s Secret Cloud, Tesla Robot, Big Tech Summoned to D.C.
This week we have more updates on Apple privacy concerns, Microsoft Azure reveals a Top Secret Government Cloud while emerging threat vectors in the cloud prompt Biden to take action, the Indian Government is trying to establish a surveillance state, US Officials run into a few issues and Elon, who once feared Terminator-like AI, is now building Tesla robots
66 minutes | Aug 24, 2021
Ep 44: Latest News - Apple's Big Brother Program, Huawei Backdoors, SpaceX and Swarm, NVidia and IoT
We’re discussing the privacy concerns with Apple’s new child protection feature, Huawei pressuring US businesses for backdoors, China’s ownership stake in Bytedance and Weibo, SpaceX’s quiet acquisition of Swarm and what it means for 5G and IoT, and the news in crypto…
57 minutes | Aug 17, 2021
Ep 43: Joshua Schechter, Director of Cognitive Delivery and Implementation at Amelia, an IPSoft Company
Our guest this week is Joshua Schechter (shek-ter), Director of Cognitive Delivery and Implementation for Amelia, the Most Human AI along with additional products such as the Amelia Hyper Automation Platform introduced in 2018 for true end-to-end, enterprise-wide automation. He is passionate about bringing “Conversational AI” to the world, believing it is the foundation for the future state of work and will help usher in the next industrial revolution. Josh has been leading the implementation teams at Amelia for the past 4 years and has worked with many Fortune 100 enterprises. Visit Amelia.ai: https://amelia.ai/podcast/the-next-wave-podcast-joshua-schechter-director-of-cognitive-delivery-and-implementation-at-amelia/
46 minutes | Aug 10, 2021
Ep 42: News roundup - Pegasus iPhone Hack, FCC vs SpaceX on Broadband Subsidies, US Accuses China of Cyberattacks, Bezos in Space, UFOs in South Carolina
Major investigation Reveals Israeli-based NGO Group’s Pegasus spyware has been used to spy on journalists, activists and others via Apple’s iOS - Snowden pointed out., Amazon CloudFront, URL Shorteneing Servers, DNS Servers, and more. China was accused of backing cyber attacks in a rare co-ordinated effort by the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the EU, Japan and NATO, followed by the DoJ charging 3 Chinese officials. Bezos landed safely and has since offered NASA $2B to reignite the space race. UFO or swarm of bugs? Object recorded over South Carolina ignites tabloid coverage.
67 minutes | Jul 24, 2021
Ep 41: News roundup - DRT enters India Market, 5G and Infrastructure, ATT & Boingo, Remote Work, Branson & Wally Funk
This week we’re talking about a different Billionaire, Sir Richard Branson, successfully voyaging to space with 5 Virgin Galactic employees just days ahead of Bezos. Brad’s alma mater Brookfield entered a JV with Digital Realty to enter India and more.
65 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Ep 40: Sean McCullough, Head of Engineering for Atlassian’s Compass
This episode we're discussing software product development with Sean McCullough, Head of Engineering for Atlassian Compass. Atlassian is the development behemoth behind other products such as Jira, Confluence, Trello and Bitbucket. Prior to that, Seanworked as an engineer at Facebook and also at Groupon
66 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
Ep 39: News roundup - Big Tech wins again, Big Gov making moves, even bigger ransomware attacks, while Bezos gets ready to blast off
This episode we’re covering the news, and there's a whole lot to catch up on! Facebook youngest company to surpass $1T valuation after scoring Antitrust win. The Pentagon Scraps $10B cloud computing contract "JEDI", plans to split between Microsoft and Amazon. Plus, a new ransomware attack targeting Kaseya, who provides software to over 1,500 Managed Security Service Providers, demanding a record $70 million and impacting over 1M computers. Didi app pulled from app stores in China after suspension order. Microsoft executive says U.S. overuses secret orders for Americans' data, and Judge tears Florida’s social media law to shreds for violating First Amendmen. Tune in for the discussion.
57 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
Ep 38: Mark Thiele, CEO of Edgevana on Edge Computing
Mark Thiele, CEO of Edgevana, discusses all things edge computing. He is the CEO and Founder of Edgevana, a startup dedicated to helping expand and improve the data center services market by providing the buyer with an exceptional experience and the sellers with the tools needed to compete more effectively on a global playing field. Thiele has over 30 years experience in IT executive roles at HP, Gilead, VMware, Brocade, Switch, Apcera, and Ericsson, with his most recent work being almost exclusively associated with edge computing. Thiele’s work includes building data centers, deploying global networks, virtual and cloud infrastructure and designing and deploying solutions for Edge. Thiele is an industry spokesperson on trends, data center strategy, sustainability, and efficiency. He is also an expert in edge computing, cloud and IT adoption strategies . He is the Chairman for the IDC-A.org technical committee, co-founder of Data Center Pulse, technical contributor to The Green Grid, member of IBM Cloud Minds, and has numerous followers of his blogs and podcasts. Mark is also an advisor, and board member to several technology startups.
47 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Ep 37: News roundup - ransomware attacks, meat, the Russians, Amazon abandons arbitration, supersonic planes, and baby chickens
Ransomware, meat, the Russians strike again, Amazon abandons arbitration, Biden bans 59 Chinese companies, United Airlines is trying to bring back supersonic planes, and a tech for good story in an attempt to save the 6 billion baby male chicks that are killed annually.
55 minutes | May 26, 2021
Ep 36: Ryan Noon, CEO of Material Security, on email security, Colonial Pipeline attack, recent hacks, and more
Our special guest this week is Ryan Noon, CEO of Material Security. Material Security reduces the risks of email hacking. Email is an essential repository of sensitive content, the key to countless accounts, and the most ubiquitous business application. When attackers have multiple ways in, blocking messages is no longer enough. Material protects accounts even after they’re compromised or harmful messages get through.Customers include Cloudera, Lyft, Sonos, PagerDuty, Databricks and others. The company is backed by Silicon Valley legends inside and outside the security community,and has raised venture capital from Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to Material Security, Ryan was the founder of Parastructure, which was acquired by Dropbox. Ryan is an angel investor, and holds a BS and Master’s in Computer Science from Stanford.
55 minutes | May 14, 2021
Ep 35: Mark Egan, Former CIO of VMWare & Symantec on InfoSec, Transformation, Education, and Hiring Talent
Our guest this week is Mark Egan, partner at Stratafusion Group. Mark has more than 25 years of information technology experience in IT transformation, information security, and mergers & acquisitions. He’s managed global IT organizations with over 1,200 employees, budgets in excess of $350 million, and IT integration for over 60 mergers and acquisitions, and he has been repeatedly recognized for his leadership and success in scaling IT organizations to support rapid growth.Prior to joining StrataFusion, Mark was a CIO at VMware where he led the company from a server virtualization vendor with $2 billion in revenue to a $5 billion market leader of cloud solutions.Before that, he was CIO at Symantec, and held senior level positions with Sun Microsystems, Price Waterhouse, and Wells Fargo Bank.Mark is author of Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions and was a contributing author of CIO Wisdom, CIO Perspectives, and CIO’s Body of Knowledge. He is the founder of the CIO Development Program that mentors aspiring CIO’s and president of the CISE Education Fund that raises money for underprivileged students to pursue technology degrees. Find out more about the Merritt College Cybersecurity Program and contact Mark Egan directly for any further information: email@example.com
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