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KTC Beyond Cave

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KTC Beyond Cave with Chris Ongarello is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes to discover the heart, body, and soul of KTC Limited - a 50-year-old Honorable Merchant manufacturer of preventative performance outerwear for some of the world's biggest outdoor brands. There are in-depth interviews with founders, employees, as well as a diverse array of partners, provide a captivating insight into how KTC's culture, craftsmanship, innovation, and investments have been the key to its longevity and a blueprint for the future.

KTC Beyond Cave with Chris Ongarello is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes to discover the heart, body, and soul of KTC Limited - a 50-year-old Honorable Merchant manufacturer of preventative performance outerwear for some of the world's biggest outdoor brands. There are in-depth interviews with founders, employees, as well as a diverse array of partners, provide a captivating insight into how KTC's culture, craftsmanship, innovation, and investments have been the key to its longevity and a blueprint for the future.

Location:

Switzerland

Description:

KTC Beyond Cave with Chris Ongarello is a podcast that takes you behind the scenes to discover the heart, body, and soul of KTC Limited - a 50-year-old Honorable Merchant manufacturer of preventative performance outerwear for some of the world's biggest outdoor brands. There are in-depth interviews with founders, employees, as well as a diverse array of partners, provide a captivating insight into how KTC's culture, craftsmanship, innovation, and investments have been the key to its longevity and a blueprint for the future.

Language:

English


Episodes

Norbert Sedlacek Koch

5/12/2021
Norbert Sedlacek Koch is an Austrian adventurer and round-the-world sailor. We talk about his upbringing in Vienna, which included stints in the hotel industry and public transport system. His first sailing experience and how that led to his first world circumnavigation. Then, how he came into contact with KTC, products that we help developed for him, and our title sponsorship of the Ant Arctic Lab Challenge. We round it up with his passionate thoughts about the future of the oceans.

Duration:01:05:26

Karl-Martin Schmull

5/5/2021
Karl-Martin Schmull is the head of CSR for KTC limited. Through his work, Martin has helped KTC strengthen its focus and on CSR. We talk about how an interest in Calligraphy bought him to Asia, how 'made in China' is still something that KTC holds dear, and finish off by looking at manufacturing's environmental impact and the idea of closing the loop.

Duration:00:52:26

Regina Koller

4/28/2021
Regina Koller is the Operations Manager at the KTC owned Swiss outerwear brand, Mountain Force. Regina talks about her schooling as a Seamstress/Dressmaker and her first tentative steps in the fashion industry. She then discusses her invitation to visit Hong Kong and how it lead her to KTC and a future position at Mountain Force and gives us a revealing look at the challenges & rewards of steering the ship at Mountain Force and what the future holds.

Duration:00:58:33

Andreas Breitfeld

4/21/2021
Andreas Breitfeld is a renowned German Biohacker. Andreas takes us on a journey of his life thus far. From journalist and overworked PR business owner, through burnout, to the turning point that set his course for a future in biohacking. He also discusses his past and present connection with KTC, which is now shaping the future of preventative, protective garments.

Duration:01:11:02

Gerhard Flatz

4/14/2021
Gerhard Flatz is the gregarious managing director of KTC limited. He took over the helm at KTC in 2008 and has helped lead the company towards its 50 year anniversary this coming June. He discusses a number of topics, including his journey to managing the company, KTC's continued focus on craftsmanship, positioning as an Honorable Merchant, diversification, and what lies ahead in its future.

Duration:01:00:49

Trailer

4/6/2021
Hi, and welcome to the KTC Beyond Cave podcast. I am your host Chris Ongarello. Come on a journey with me behind the scenes, to discover the heart, body, and soul of KTC Limited - A 50-year-old Honorable Merchant manufacturer of preventative performance outerwear for some of the world's biggest outdoor brands. I'll be hosting in-depth interviews with founders, employees, and a diverse array of partners, to provide insight into how KTC's culture, craftsmanship, innovation, and...

Duration:00:01:02