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Established in 1978, MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is one of the oldest entrepreneurial-support organizations in the world. These podcasts are produced by the Cambridge Chapter. The podcasts compliment the programs held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. These in-person programs bring together startup founders, investors, industry leaders, service providers, and the tech-curious to inform, connect and coach the early-stage technology entrepreneur.

Established in 1978, MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is one of the oldest entrepreneurial-support organizations in the world. These podcasts are produced by the Cambridge Chapter. The podcasts compliment the programs held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. These in-person programs bring together startup founders, investors, industry leaders, service providers, and the tech-curious to inform, connect and coach the early-stage technology entrepreneur.

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Established in 1978, MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) is one of the oldest entrepreneurial-support organizations in the world. These podcasts are produced by the Cambridge Chapter. The podcasts compliment the programs held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. These in-person programs bring together startup founders, investors, industry leaders, service providers, and the tech-curious to inform, connect and coach the early-stage technology entrepreneur.

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English


Episodes

Startup Story: SweatWorks Founder and CEO, Mohammed Iqbal [Podcast]

3/4/2021
In this podcast, Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds Principal Tim Meagher talks with SweatWorks Founder and CEO, Mohammed Iqbal. SweatWorks is a design development agency focused on delivering bespoke digital products to the fitness industry. When they first started in 2012 wearables were in their infancy (the pre-Apple Watch days), but the market for digital fitness products has exploded since. Tim and Mohammed cover a lot of things in this podcast; from the technology drivers for his company to...

Duration:00:28:42

Engineering the Future of In-Flight Safety: Air Traffic Awareness

11/10/2020
In this podcast, we chat with Kashif Hasnie, CEO of Air Traffic Awareness (ATA) along with Susan Gonzalez and Larry Hill, two of Kashif’s MIT Enterprise Forum Cambridge Mentors.

Duration:00:34:02

The View from On High with Cloud Agronomics

8/18/2020
In this episode, we (once again) teamed up with our podcast partners at Failure - the Podcast to chat with Startup Spotlight 2020 Week #1 winners Cloud Agronomics. Have you ever looked out over the Midwest farmlands while taking a cross country flight? Just another pretty view, you ask? The guests of this podcast, Mark Tracy, CEO and Alex Zhuk, Co-Founder, think not. A picture can be worth a whole lot and a cornfield from on high is the real money shot. Imagine, if you could identify rows of...

Duration:00:45:32

Entrepreneur Success Through Involvement in Local and International Organizations

8/14/2020
Marc Filerman Is the CEO at the German Accelerator Life Sciences in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is a health tech entrepreneur and intrapreneur. This means that he develops markets, gets involved in commercialization and accelerates innovation for technology-enabled healthcare products and services. Marc has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he focused on product design as an undergraduate and on...

Duration:00:29:13

Senecio Robotics: Using AI & Robotics to Help Rid the World of Mosquitos

7/14/2020
Hanan Lepek is the CEO of Senecio Robotics, an Israeli startup that’s using AI and robotics to help rid the world of disease-carrying mosquitos (or as our podcast partners at Failure the Podcast call them, "skeeters.") Hanan was selected to present at our Week #2 Startup Spotlight 2020 virtual showcase and won the popular vote for his pitch for this innovative startup that addresses one of the key challenges in the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) (which, according to some reading I did over...

Duration:00:40:54

Tracelinks from Cambridge Blockchain is Helping Employers Manage Workplace Health Risks With Data Privacy in Mind

6/17/2020
The team from Cambridge Blockchain has been dedicated to giving control of personal data back to users while delivering the benefits of trusted, distributed identity to both consumers and organizations. They first focused their efforts on blockchain-based Enterprise Data Management software; but now they’re pivoting a bit in order to help employers get people back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic with Tracelinks Monitor, a workforce safety product that allows companies to follow...

Duration:00:15:56

Solutions for Manufacturing Your Electronic Ideas

6/5/2020
What does it take to bring a product, like a medical device, from prototype to production? For many companies, especially startups, figuring out manufacturing and supply chain issues is a big hurdle and there are often important considerations that are overlooked if they choose to go it alone. An Electronics Manufacturing Service (EMS) can be a helpful partner, but many companies may be reluctant to outsource manufacturing because of IP or other concerns. In this podcast, brought to us by...

Duration:00:14:19

Avner Halperin on Pivots, Diversity, Sustainability and the Future of Medical AI

6/2/2020
Avener Halperin is a veteran high tech executive. He has served in several senior management positions including CEO of Emmunet, VP Marketing at Radcom (NASDAQ: RDCM), and VP of Business Development at Lenslet. He also led the R&D team at Eldat Communications (acquired by Pricer) and was the Department Head of an R&D Unit in the IDF Intelligence Corps where he won the Intelligence Innovation Award. He was part of EarlySense’s founding team in 2004 and served as CEO of the company until 2019....

Duration:00:25:38

Making use of “Extra Time” to Expand the Connected Things Convo

3/23/2020
The best-laid plans often go awry...as they say. Today is March 23, 2020, the day we were SUPPOSED to be at the MIT Media Lab hosting 100’s of people at our annual Connected Things 2020 Conference. But instead of having a cocktail ? at the networking reception right now, I'm drinking at my kitchen table (just kidding) writing this post about our latest podcast, a quick chat I had with Mark Thirman, chair of the Connected Things Conference committee about how we plan on using this "extra...

Duration:00:10:44

Evolv Technology is Securing Venues Using Innovative New Sensors and Advanced AI

3/3/2020
Evolv Technology adds a layer of physical security for venues using connected AI and edge processing methods. In this Connected Things 2020 preview podcast, we chat with Michael Ellenbogen, Founder & Head of Advanced Technology, Evolv Technology, about safety as a basic human right. Evolv’s vision is to create a layer of unobtrusive physical security to keep the “bad guys” out of public places without slowing people down. As Mike put it, keeping people safe “at the pace of life.” In keeping...

Duration:00:27:22

Trend Spotting from Very’s Industrial and Consumer IoT Deployments

2/22/2020
Very offers end-to-end IoT development that helps Enterprise/Industrial and Consumer brands bring IoT solutions to life. In this podcast interview, Mark Thirman, MIT Enterprise Forum Cambridge's Connected Things 2020 Conference chair chats will Bill Brock, VP of Engineering at Very about trends he's observed from use cases in real-life IoT deployments that combine three or four of their custom pillars: software, hardware, data science, and design. Bill and his team have observed that in...

Duration:00:24:43

Gabi Zijderveld, Affectiva’s CMO on Humanizing Tech with Emotion AI

1/26/2020
Affectiva spun out of MIT Media Lab in 2009 and is on a mission to humanize technology. But what does that mean? In this podcast interview Mark Thirman, Connected Things 2020 Conference Chair chats with Affectiva’s Chief Marketing Officer (and Connected Things 2020 keynote), Gabi Zijderveld about their pioneering work in Emotion AI and Human Perception AI. The Boston-based company is currently focused on two industry verticals: Media and Automotive, because as Gabi, a technology veteran,...

Duration:00:30:32

Securing Devices & Networks for the Future Growth of IoT

1/24/2019
Joel Bagnal is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Vericlave, Inc., a cybersecurity company focused on offering customers a highly differentiated national security grade solution that conceals networks and prevents hacks against critical assets. Joel is no stranger to difficult scenarios. On 9/11, he was in the Pentagon just a few offices away from the airplane’s impact. Shortly thereafter, he was in the Oval Office with the President serving as a Senior Advisor where he developed...

Duration:00:47:30

This is your TV on (Disruptive) IoT

1/10/2019
This week, hundreds of thousands of technology fanatics have made their annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Upon entering the convention center, visitors were greeted by huge TVs. Little do many of these folks know, those TVs may actually be Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In this Connected Things 2019 (happening March 25th) preview podcast, conference Chair Mark Thirman chats with conference Keynote Bill Baxter, the CTO of VIZIO. Vizio was at this...

Duration:00:38:12

Raising $ Today vs. “Back in the Day” and Other Insights from Terry Hsiao

11/30/2018
As part of our 40th-anniversary celebration, we're catching up with successful entrepreneurs who have a #MITEFStory and asking them about the past, present, and future both for them and for the MIT Enterprise Forum. Terry Hsiao is a serial entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. His latest startup, Hook Mobile, a mobile cloud messaging services provider that innovated in the area of virtual local numbers was acquired by Kalerya in August 2018. Al Mink, Managing Director at Systems Spirit and...

Duration:00:21:05

Mobile App Development

6/11/2018
Since 2009, MindSea has developed hundreds of mobile applications for startups, news media giants, and nearly everything in between. Using their strategic expertise, they guide companies in planning, launching and growing their mobile offering to a widespread audience. Recognized for their applications’ outstanding user experience, as well as their exceptional client service, this Canadian team is developing B2C mobile apps for just about every industry. You can meet the team in person at...

Duration:00:14:43

Reinventing Healthcare Communications: An Interview with The Rounds

6/5/2018
Developed by Boondoc Technologies, The Rounds provides physicians with a free, secure, online platform to collaborate and connect in real-time with colleagues across the country. Providing members with access to thousands of journal articles, posts, as well as clinical queries from colleagues, and insights and research from subject matter experts, The Rounds is reinventing how healthcare professionals collaborate and communicate. You can meet the team in person at our upcoming Startup...

Duration:00:20:03

Discovering the Potential of Holographic Technology with 4Deep In-water Imaging

5/29/2018
4Deep In-water Imaging is making waves in the world of 3D imaging. Developing patented holographic and fluorescence technology, the company from Nova Scotia, Canada is creating powerful microscopes that are not only faster and more precise than others on the market but are also incredibly versatile. You can meet the team in person at our upcoming Startup Spotlight event at District Hall on June 12. They'll be exhibiting along with 35+ other startups. In the meantime, have a listen to this...

Duration:00:18:55

Blockchain Meets IoT

3/30/2018
In this podcast, Connected Things Conference Chair Mark Thirman introduces the participants on our Point/Counterpoint, Blockchain & IoT panel. This panel was partly inspired by the vintage SNL skit with Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin coupled with the deluge of interest in the notion of Blockchain and IoT combined in some fashion. Frank Gillette, VP, and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research will moderate the panel with Thomas Hardjono, CTO, MIT Connection Science and Engineering and Andrew...

Duration:00:25:07

How GE Power Advances IoT

3/30/2018
In this podcast with Steven Martin, Chief Digital Officer of GE Power, we get a preview of a few themes that will emerge in his keynote at the event on April 5th. Connected Things Conference Chair, Mark Thirman, spoke with Steve about key GE Power initiatives including; securing the grid, as GE is an active player in this realm. In light of the conference theme, “The Future Arrives,” they discussed GE’s use of machine learning and Digital Twin modeling to predict electric load usage....

Duration:00:38:01