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AM/FM RADIO/PODCAST & TV SHOW With millions of listeners a month, Building the Future has quickly become one of the fastest rising nationally syndicated programs. With a focus on interviewing startups, entrepreneurs, investors, CEOs, and more, the show showcases individuals who are realizing their dreams and helping to make our world a better place through technology and innovation.


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AM/FM RADIO/PODCAST & TV SHOW With millions of listeners a month, Building the Future has quickly become one of the fastest rising nationally syndicated programs. With a focus on interviewing startups, entrepreneurs, investors, CEOs, and more, the show showcases individuals who are realizing their dreams and helping to make our world a better place through technology and innovation.






Ep. 550 w/ Lili Eva Bartha Founder & CEO GN3RA

A symbol for self-expression, GN3RA’s mission is to enable creators to explore and express their virtual identity within the Metaverse, online virtual worlds and games through the power of digital fashion. GN3RA has developed an immersive direct-to-avatar design studio that champions creativity, collaboration and individuality. The possibilities for creation are limitless, with regular drops of new outfits, digital fabrics, virtual effects and cutting-edge features. Players can easily become co-creators by unlocking outfit templates to hyper-personalise, share and trade in-platform and across the Metaverse.


Ep. 549 w/ Tarun Gupta Partner at Jump Capital

Jump Capital is a thesis-led, sector-focused, and operating-centric venture capital firm specializing in Seed/Series A. Jump invests in data-driven technology companies within the FinTech, B2B SaaS, IT/Data Infrastructure, and Media sectors. With offices in Chicago and New York, Jump provides advocacy and support through a platform of institutional-level resources for entrepreneurs. Learn more at:


Ep. 548 w/ Patrik Berglund CEO & Co-founder Xeneta

Powered by big data analytics, the Xeneta platform provides unprecedented ocean and air freight rate transparency changing the underlying business processes of the industry, which up until Xeneta's grand entrance, have been suffering from the scarcity of proper business intelligence, market rates and metrics. Xeneta is the leading ocean and air freight price benchmarking and market analytics platform transforming the shipping and logistics industry. Xeneta’s easy-to-use yet powerful reporting and analytic platform provides shippers and freight forwarders the data they need in real time to compare their shipping prices against the world's largest database of contracted rates. Xeneta reports in real time on market average and low/high movements with over 280 million short and long-term contracted rates in its database covering over 160,000 global trade routes. Xeneta helps make informed decisions with actionable intelligence optimizing companies’ freight procurement. We’re enabling smarter decisions based on facts. In the end, it’s all about enlightening the people running the business, and ultimately positively affecting the global economy.


Ep. 547 w/ Jamie Bianchini Co-Founder & COO at Purpose In Expenses

Purpose In Expenses, or PIE, transforms essential operating expenses into recurring donations to the cause you love with no additional cost to your company. Learn more and request a 15-minute strategy call at


Ep. 546 w/ Bill Capuzzi CEO Apex

Apex Fintech Solutions is a fintech powerhouse enabling seamless access, frictionless investing, and investor education for all. Apex’s suite of scalable solutions fuel innovation and evolution for hundreds of today’s market leaders, challengers, change makers, and visionaries. The Company’s digital ecosystem creates an environment where clients with big ideas are empowered to change the world. Apex works to ensure its partners succeed on the frontlines of the industry via bespoke custody & clearing, advisory, institutional, digital assets, and SaaS solutions through its Apex Clearing™, Apex Advisor Solutions™, Apex CODA Markets™, Apex Pro™, Apex Crypto™, and Apex Silver™ brands. For more information, visit


Ep. 545 w/ Ben Peer Founder & CEO at Memory Gardens

At Memory Gardens, we are revolutionizing the way we preserve and share our memories. As the Founder and CEO, I have played a key role in designing, architecting, and leading the development of our platform from the ground up. Our platform, Memory Gardens, offers a unique solution for creating interactive and immersive photo and video albums, utilizing cutting-edge Web3 technology to provide unparalleled security and trust for our users. I have led the development of our platform, overseeing a team of developers and ensuring the successful launch of our product. As a visionary entrepreneur and leader with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, I have a deep understanding of the latest technology trends and how to utilize them to build successful startups. My experience in blockchain technology and my leadership skills have been instrumental in bringing Memory Gardens to life and positioning it for long-term success. Our goal is to give users the ability to share and preserve their memories for generations, and I am confident that Memory Gardens will be the go-to platform for this purpose. I am excited to continue leading the development and growth of Memory Gardens, and I invite you to learn more about our platform and how it can help you preserve your memories for generations to come.


Ep. 544 w/ Joe Tolzmann CEO at RocketPlan Technologies

RocketPlan is a project management software for property restoration contractors who are plagued with paperwork. RocketPlan digitizes the process so they can save time, have predictable estimates to stakeholders, and a simplified process to submit their insurance claims.


Ep. 543 w/ Robert Reinhardt video solutions architect, contributing editor to Streaming Media Magazine

I specialize in end-to-end video solutions and excel at optimizing production and delivery strategies to improve efficiency and quality. I am as a trusted advisor for tech startups, digital agencies, government institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. ✅ My signature highlights are the following: ➤ Contributing Editor for Streaming Media Magazine for nearly a decade, writing monthly columns as "The Video Doctor" for the print and online versions of the imprint. ➤ Instructor for, Art Center College of Design, Portland State University, Carleton University, and Wieden/Kennedy. Regular speaker and trainer at Streaming Media East and West. ➤ Author of best-selling books for Wiley Publishing, Adobe Press, and Macromedia Press. ✅ Below are some highlights of my professional experience: ➤ What makes me stand out are my solid skills in high production value and end-to-end video processing from image acquisition to compression-storage-distribution-digital rights management (DRM) to PPV systems. ➤ I have a diversity and depth of experience with clients in a broad range of service sectors. I won't say I've seen it all, but I've seen enough to confidently say I can solve almost any problem and deliver customized video streaming experiences that create value for clients by matching business requirements with efficient technical strategy. ➤ I am an innovative and creative professional, demonstrating strong organizational and prioritization skills with ability to manage multiple priorities and projects effectively. ✪ My Technical Proficiencies ✪ FFmpeg Custom Builds Bento4 SDK Integration Wowza Streaming Engine Java API module development 2K / 4K Video Gear Adobe Creative Cloud Applications VMix / Wirecast / OBS Applications ✅ I am looking for new challenges and opportunities to employ my technical skills and experiences at a higher strategic level. ☛ If you are interested in learning more about my skillset and experience, please contact me on LinkedIn or email me at


Ep. 542 w/ Farzad Rashidi Lead Innovator at Respona

Build Backlinks with authority The link-building outreach platform built for B2B SaaS and agencies to increase organic traffic from Google.


Ep. 541 w/ Philipp Zimmerer Core Contributor at SpoolDAO

Your Gateway to Institutional-Grade DeFi. Easy access to diversified, risk-adjusted DeFi yield. For your own portfolios and for your clients. Spool is permissionless and non-custodial middleware that allows banks, fintech, funds, exchanges, custodians, treasuries, and builders to earn DeFi returns in a fully composable manner. By removing the complexity of setting up and managing DeFi portfolios, Spool partners can deploy capital, with a single deposit, in diversified yield-generating strategies, as easy as investing in an ETF. Additionally, Spool allows you to build your own yield strategies and risk models with a few clicks. Portfolios are auto-rebalanced and capital is automatically compounded. Spool minimizes transaction costs, optimizes DeFi yields and brings DeFi risk management to the next level. With Spool, you get the most out of the DeFi market and can offer superior yield opportunities to your client base, as a cost-free white-labeled solution. Yield for the World. Fuel for DeFi.


Ep. 540 w/ Esther Sperber Owner/Principal Architect at Studio ST Architects

Studio ST Architects is a full-service, woman-owned, architectural firm located in Manhattan. The firm believes in innovative, sustainable and responsible design. They strive to combine leading technologies with evolving environmentally-friendly design and production methods, and apply these tools in creative ways. Esther founded Studio ST Architects in 2003 after working at Pei Partnership Architects for more than five years, during which she had the privilege of working closely with Mr. I. M. Pei. Esther Sperber writes and lectures on architecture and psychoanalysis, two fields of praxis that strive to reduce human distress and widen the range of human experiences. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Lilith Magazine, The Huffington Post, among others. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel she studied architecture at the Technion in Haifa and Columbia University in New York. Studio ST Architects is working on a wide range of projects. The 22,000-sq.-ft. Jones Street multi-family apartment building finished construction in Jersey City. They are working on a number of synagogue renovations, including Ansche Chesed on the Upper West Side in NY and Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob in Skokie, IL. Studio ST Architects completed the renovation of the 14th Street Y in 2010 and plans for the Hudson Yard Synagogue – an 20,000-sq.-ft. $8 million renovation project in Manhattan. The firm has completed many residential projects ranging from high-end apartments to low budget real-estate development, including apartment buildings, duplex combinations, and single-family homes. Studio ST’s work has been published in architectural magazines and monographs in North America, Europe, and Asia. In 2008, Studio ST was selected by Wallpaper* as one of the “World’s 50 Hottest Young Architectural Firms.” The Swell House was selected by Architectural Record as “Best Unbuilt House” for 2008. In July 2009 they were selected for the best 40/40 exhibition in Tel Aviv, Israel.


Ep. 539 w/ Sridhar Ramaswamy Co-founder at Neeva

Neeva is the world’s first ads-free, private subscription search engine powered by AI.Neeva focuses entirely on the consumer, delivering only real, high quality, trustworthy results. Neeva is leading a new AI frontier by leveraging in-house LLMs and refined training models with our full system search stack to bring authentic real-time AI search to everyone. Neeva blocks third-party website trackers, and will never sell or share customer data with anyone, especially advertisers. Neeva also makes it easy to search within personal email accounts, calendars, and cloud storage platforms surfacing the most important information from the same familiar search box. The company was founded by former executives from Google and YouTube. Learn more and start searching today at


Ep. 538 w/ Scott Miller Author of Media Matters

In the ever-evolving world of content creation, social media, videos, TV and radio shows, podcasts, vlogs and blogs, and search engine optimization, new media expert Scott Miller has established himself as an authority on maximizing media usage and exposure. He’s passionate about teaching entrepreneurs how to leverage media to grow their businesses and increase their reach. In this insightful and impactful book, Scott clears the way for business leaders who are confused by the changing media landscape.


Ep. 537 w/ Tim Liu CTO & Co-founder of Hillstone Networks

Hillstone Networks' innovative and accessible cybersecurity solutions reshape enterprise security, enabling cyber resilience. By providing enterprises and service providers with the visibility and intelligence to comprehensively see, thoroughly understand, and rapidly act against multilayer, multistage cyberthreats, Hillstone’s products are favorably rated by leading analysts and trusted by over 23,000 global companies. With a reputation for "security that works," Hillstone's product suite covers enterprise edge to cloud and includes NGFW, SD-WAN, ZTNA, NDR, XDR, and CWPP. Hillstone's cutting-edge solutions leverage AI/ML and integrate seamlessly into SecOps frameworks, providing CISOs the assurance that their enterprises are well-protected while enabling a lower TCO.


Ep. 536 w/ Yassir Haouati COO & CoFounder of Brickken

At Brickken, our mission is to empower entrepreneurs and founders to easily raise funds by creating, launching, and managing their own tokens and token sales on any public blockchain, through our token suite. Our comprehensive token suite simplifies the process of creating, launching, and managing utility, security, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) across multiple blockchain networks. Our no-code solution includes investors' identity verification management tools, token and funds treasuries management, token workflow automations, real time analytics and corporate automation actions. Our platform simplifies the complexities of tokenization and empowers companies to fully leverage the benefits of blockchain technology. With a user-friendly interface and top-notch security features, our suite makes it easy for businesses to manage their digital assets and participate in the token economy. Join our community of innovators and revolutionize the way you raise funds and build your projects on the blockchain with Brickken.


Ep. 535 w/ Traci Chernoff Director of Employee Engagement at Legion Technologies

Legion Technologies delivers the industry’s most innovative workforce management platform. It enables businesses to maximize labor efficiency and employee engagement simultaneously. The Legion WFM platform is intelligent, automated, and employee-centric. It’s proven to deliver 13x ROI through schedule optimization, reduced attrition, increased productivity, and increased operational efficiency. Legion delivers cutting-edge technology in an easy-to-use platform and mobile app that employees love. Backed by Norwest Venture Partners, Stripes, First Round Capital, XYZ Ventures, Webb Investment Network, Workday Ventures, and NTT DOCOMO Ventures, Legion is recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America according to the 2022 Inc. 5000 and the Deloitte 500 rankings.


Ep. 534 w/ Michael Colacino CEO at SquareFoot

SquareFoot is the marketplace that connects businesses with their ideal space. By re-engineering the leasing process from initial search all the way through touring and lease negotiations, SquareFoot is fast becoming the go-to destination for commercial real estate leasing. SquareFoot provides access to available inventory via its online listings platform alongside technology and tools that make the space leasing process easy, enjoyable, and efficient.


Ep. 533 w/ David Ngo CTO, Metallic at Commvault

Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT) is a global leader in cloud data protection. Our Intelligent Data Services protect customers’ data in a difficult world. We provide a simple and unified Data Protection Platform that spans all your data – regardless of whether your workloads live on-premises, in the cloud, or spread across a hybrid environment. Commvault solutions are available through any combination of software subscriptions, integrated appliances, partner-managed offerings, or Software as a Service via our Commvault-built Metallic portfolio. In addition, integrations are available for O365, Salesforce, ServiceNow, and other leading business applications. For over 25 years, more than 100,000 organizations have relied on Commvault to keep their data secure and ready to drive business growth.


Ep. 532 w/ Arjun Bhatnagar CEO of Cloaked

Arjun Bhatnagar is the CEO of Cloaked -- a consumer-first privacy startup dedicated to bringing humanity back to the internet. Recently, Arjun, along with his brother Abhijay Bhatnagar, raised $25-million in series A funds to catapult Cloaked to the forefront of consumer trust. Arjun has experienced a lifelong love of technology, people, and innovation. Over the course of his career, he has successfully started two companies, taught coding at MIT, designed a prosthetic arm for a three-year-old, worked as the 22-year-old partner at a venture firm, and founded a non-profit dedicated to bringing education to underserved communities. In 2016, Arjun and his brother Abhijay sold their first startup – Hey! HeadsUp, and shifted their focus to the world of consumer trust. Arjun has been featured in TechCrunch, CNBC, Fast Company, Built in Boston and a variety of other publications. He understands more than 15 coding languages, and is dedicated to making the world a better place through people-centric innovation.


Ep. 531 w/ James Swanwick Co-founder of Swanwick Sleep and alcohol free lifestyle

James Swanwick is an Australian-American investor, entrepreneur, speaker, former SportsCenter anchor on ESPN, host of The James Swanwick Show podcast and the author of The 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge. Forbes listed James as one of 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch. Swanwick Sleep´s products are currently worn by pro athletes and teams including the Dallas Cowboys, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Manchester United. Our blue light blocking glasses are in 470 Sleep Number stores in the US and 400 Sport Chek stores in Canada.