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The Stream (with Will & Tom)
37 minutes | 8 days ago
Ep 16: Innovation and ukuleles in the Philippines with Yang Villa
Yang Villa, the Head of the Philippines, Isle Utilities, sits down with Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss innovation in both the public and private sectors in the Philippines water market. Plus, Yang treats Will and Tom to a festive rendition of Santa Claus is Coming to Town on his ukulele...
35 minutes | 22 days ago
Ep 15: Innovation, unreasonable people & PFAS with Tali Harif
Tali Harif, the Chief Commercial Officer at Puraffinity, joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to talk about the importance of diversity in pushing through innovation, including most recently on PFAS. Also, Tali discusses how growing up in Israel shaped a career in startups, and how her experience in both the private and public sectors have given her an eye for innovation.
34 minutes | a month ago
Ep 14: Crowdfunding water innovations and chicken dinners with Lon Johnson
Lon Johnson, the founder & CEO of WaterWorks, joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to talk about how his background in American politics helped him identify a new way to help increase online investment in innovative water projects. They discuss the increasing importance of community in a changing water world and how “chicken dinner fundraising” evolved into a digital operation.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 13: Urban water innovation, dogs & TikTok with Kelly Trott
Kelly Trott, the VP of deployment & impact for Imagine H2O, joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to talk about the Urban Water Challenge and overall winner. Plus, Kelly reveals how her puppy become an overnight TikTok sensation, the wider use of social media and how it can be used to get people engaging with water.
36 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 12: Music, memories & Zimbabwe’s water challenges
Lumbie Mlambo and Rachel Svetanoff from JB Dondolo join Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss how the charity is helping to solve water challenges in Zimbabwe, worsened by the COVID-crisis. They talk about the ‘Music for Water’ initiative and their favourite live music memories.
36 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 11: Water enterprise & innovation in Ghana with Jacob Amengor
Jacob Amengor, Co-Founder of iWASH Africa, joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss challenges in Ghana's water sector and the need for innovations, including decentralised, solar powered community solutions. Jacob discusses launching his social enterprise, and the why young professionals are the "drivers for change".
52 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 10: The 100+ Sustainability Accelerator with Andre Fourie
Andre Fourie, Global Director: Water Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss the 100+ Sustainability Accelerator initiative and how it's driving innovation across the wider food & beverage supply chains. He also talks about why we need to rethink the definition of "water stewardship".
49 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep 9: Water Stewardship (and the braai) with David Grant
David Grant, director of global water stewardship at PepsiCo joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss the changing nature of water stewardship. He talks about fostering innovation in a multinational, journeying from South Africa to the UK and back, and the importance of the braai (BBQs)!
51 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep 8: Smarter agricultural water trading with Richael Young
Richael Young, co-founder and CEO of Mammoth Water joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss the need for disruption in agricultural water trading practices in Southwestern United States. Richael describes her journey as an entrepreneur and the importance of accelerators. Oh, and water on Mars!
52 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep 7: Vertical farming, water and Pitbull with Mike Zelkind
Mike Zelkind, co-founder and CEO of 80 Acres Farms joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss the rise in vertical/urban farming leading to a food revolution. As well as talking about why vertical farms can save over 95% of water compared to traditional farming processes, Mike answers the often asked question over economics. Oh, and American rapper, Pitbull.
45 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep 6: Four water tech trends with Imran Jaferey
Water technology expert Imran Jaferey joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to discuss four major water trends, including: atmospheric water generation, satellite-based digital solutions, material science and the smart water home.
45 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep 5: How we got into water (+bow ties and treadmills) with Jon Grant
In a walking, talking interview special, Jon Grant, principal at Jon Grant Water Consulting joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg to talk about making water smarter, his bow tie collection and asks the hosts how they got into water.
45 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep 4: Artificial intelligence (AI) in water with Prateek Joshi
Prateek Joshi, founder and CEO of Plutoshift joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg on The Stream to talk all things artificial intelligence (AI).He discusses why growing up in India made him appreciate the value of water, his move to Silicon Valley in the US and the role of AI in public and private sector water applications.
52 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep 3: Blockchain and water trading with Katrina Donaghy
Katrina Donaghy, co-founder and CEO of Civic Ledger joins Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg as the first guest on The Stream. The trio discuss how blockchain technology is being used for water trading in Australia and how it can help to empower ‘digital citizens’.
23 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep 2: Digital water, data privacy and martinis
Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg discuss the digital transformation of water, accelerated by the pandemic, along with data privacy and martinis.
31 minutes | 7 months ago
Pilot: Nature's reboot, flannel shirts & why 'The Stream'
Will Sarni and Tom Freyberg kick-start a new entertaining podcast series, waxing lyrical about the critical role of water and technology during the Covid-19 pandemic, and why they decided to start 'The Stream'.
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