Masters and Founders
013: John Arrow
John Arrow of Mutual Mobile kicked off his career as an innovator and entrepreneur at the young age of 22. Taking his company onto the Fortune 2011 Most Promising Companies list, at number one in the state of Texas, it has quickly expanded from the college dorm to over 300 employees. John has a way of seeing gaps in the market and making unique things happen. This week Dan talks to John about where he started, and how he has learned from success and failures in his career. Guests: John...
012: Frank Krasovec
Frank Krasovec may have started with humble roots as a paper boy to as he began his journey to business greatness, but his drive has taken him far beyond his childhood home. From building empires at home and abroad Frank has been able to take all of his ventures far and beyond their original footprint and scale them into international successes. Guests: Frank Krasovec Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders...
011: Joshua Bingaman, Preview: Masters of Cloth
Masters and Founders is pleased to present a preview for another show within the Founding Austin Productions group. Masters of Cloth, coming soon, will interview leaders in the fashion industry who are changing how we dress, and where technology intersects with fashion. Our first guest is Joshua Bingaman of Helm Boots, a company that brought together new and old industries a like to take boots and footwear to new levels right here in Austin. Guests: Joshua Bingaman Host: Dan Dillard, Ross...
010: Mark Russell
With an ever expanding population, how humans use the earth's natural resources has to get more efficient, and there is a need to diversify how we power our world. Mark Russell and his team at HyperSciences are disrupting the the energy and drilling fields with their new drilling technology. This week Dan jumps into conversation with Mark to talk about his journey as an engineer and now as a founder and CEO. Guests: Mark Russell Host: Dan Dillard Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott...
009: Sam Hellman Mass
Sam Hellman Mass is not only known for his amazing food, but now his business sense. With three successful projects in Austin Sam pushed the envelope and helped make Farm to Table a house hold term in Austin. His fascination with amazing ingredients and making the most out of what you have in the kitchen has resulted into a delicious empire. Guests: Sam Hellman Mass Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders...
008: Turk Pipkin
Turk Pipkin joined us during SXSW this past year to talk about his expansive career. As a writer and an actor he has become a mainstay in popular culture as he turns his eye to charity work. With his Book of the Every-Other-Month club Turk is using his skills as an author to help build libraries in Kenya with the Nobility Project. Guests: Turk Pipkin Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders Facebook Group
With an ever growing list of accomplishments William Hurley, more commonly known as whurley, has made his mark on the tech industry. From talks on quantum computing, to moving the needle towards gender equality in tech whurley is always at work. He has quite a few stories and lessons to share from his time becoming a master and being a founder to a number of successful startups. Guest: whurley Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding...
006: Dean Doug Dempster
Artists are often overlooked when it comes to conversations around entrepreneurship. But being an independent artist, or a freelancer is frequently how many student become working artists after college. Dean Dempster from the College of Fine Arts at UT Austin is looking to make changes in how artists are being educated to work in todays workforce. From better transitional educational experiences to incredible makers spaces on campus, Dean Doug Dempster is making changes from the ground up in...
005: Jason Ballard
This week we dive into the world of housing and eco home improvement with Treehouse founder, Jason Ballard. We talk about how he turned his love for the Texas environment into a life long mission to disrupt the norms in home development. Guests: Jason Ballard Host: Dan Dillard, Ryan Francis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders Facebook Group
004: Torabi Sisters, Preview: Neurotrition
Special sneak peak episode of another Founding Austin podcast, Neurotrition. Hosted by Libby HIll and Adrianne Pacsoza, the two fantastic hosts chatted with Shayda Torabi and Sydney Torabi during SXSW 2018 about all things food, healthy lifestyles, and how to maximize your time during the festival. Guests: Shayda Torabi, Sydney Torabi Host: Libby Hill and Adrianne Pacsoza Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders Facebook Group
003: Mike Dillard
Dan and guest co-host Ryan sit down with marketing master, Mike Dillard of the Self Made Man Podcast. From his humble beginnings working at a restaurant to learning he wanted to work for himself, Mike has a wealth of wisdom to share as an entrepreneur and marketing expert. Guests: Mike Dillard Host: Dan Dillard, joined by Ryan Fancis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders Facebook Group
002: Brooklyn Decker & Whitney Casey
This week Masters and Founders host Dan Dillard is joined by fellow entrepreneurial enthusiast Ryan Francis as they interview Finery founders, Brooklyn Decker and Whitney Casey. The dynamic duo are full of great advice about working as co-founders, staying organized, and thinking outside of the box when making your pitch. Guests: Brooklyn Decker and Whitney Casey of Finery, The Wardrobe Operating System Host: Dan Dillard, joined by Ryan Fancis Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott...
001: Jimmie Vaughan
In the premier episode of Masters and Founders, host Dan Dillard talks guitars, cars, and turning a master skill into your profession with Texas Music legend, Jimmie Vaughan. Recorded in the historical Antone's music club in Austin, TX Dan dives into Jimmie's childhood and how he became motivated to pickup a guitar in the first place. Guest: Jimmie Vaughan Host: Dan Dillard Producer: Myrriah Gossett Music by: Scott Holms Founding Austin Masters and Founders Facebook Group