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Great Tech Pros with Wylie Blanchard

Technology Podcasts

The Great Tech Pros podcast series explores the stories of extraordinary technology professionals.

The Great Tech Pros podcast series explores the stories of extraordinary technology professionals.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Great Tech Pros podcast series explores the stories of extraordinary technology professionals.

Language:

English


Episodes

Traci Cox: The Value of Business Partnerships

11/28/2020
Traci Cox, President of Temple & Associates, met with us to explore the value of business partnerships, managing partnership challenges and how partnerships enhance business opportunities. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Questions that Traci answers: [2:50] What does Business Partnerships mean to you and how is it related to trust? [3:24] Can you share...

Duration:00:43:04

Jason Patel: Moving from Individual Contributor to Business and Strategy Leader

10/24/2020
Jason Patel, the Chief Technology Officer for Ensighten, met with us to discuss moving from being an individual contributor to overseeing, leading and guiding the work of others, new challenges that one faces and what he's learned over his career. Highlights: Defining a win as a business leader vs individual contributor.Motivations to move from a large firm to a startup company.Preparing your team to succeed when you are not available. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube,...

Duration:01:00:19

Eric Livergood: Smart Technology Road Mapping

10/10/2020
Eric Livergood, Chief Technology Officer for LeafLogix Technologies, met with us to explore how smart technology is guiding Leaflogix, a 5 year technology solutions startup servicing the cannabis industry, its industry and its business technology. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Questions that Eric Answers: [2:02] What does smart technology road...

Duration:00:42:24

Sean T. O’Kelly: Leveraging Technology for Revenue Growth

10/4/2020
Sean T. O’Kelly, Chief Technology Officer for Meetings & Events International (MEI), met with us to explore how business leaders can utilize technology as a tool to drive customer and revenue growth. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts.LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Questions that Sean Answers [1:15] Do organizations treat technology as a cost/expense or revenue generator? [3:10] How...

Duration:00:56:55

Teneika Askew: Empowering Decision Making with Data Visualization

9/19/2020
Teneika Askew, Head of People Analytics at Mozilla, met with us to explore how to utilize data for effective visualization and creating data stories that enable decision-makers to take action. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts. Questions that Teneika answers: [1:50] What has changed in Business Analytics? [3:14] What is your approach to creating data...

Duration:00:58:57

Sanford Hess: Government Information Technology Management and Change

7/19/2020
Sanford Hess, IT Director for the City of Urbana, met with us to discuss Government Information Technology Management, change within government IT, enhancing the relationship between people and government, career opportunities and more. WATCH Watch Part 2 of Government Information Technology Management and Change with Sanford Hess.Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google...

Duration:01:07:39

Susanne Tedrick: Developing a Game Plan to Thrive as Technology Evolves

5/31/2020
Susanne Tedrick, the award-winning author of Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators, met with us to discuss how women of color can jump-start, transition to or further evolve their career in technology. In addition, Susanne shares how tech professionals can stay relevant in today's rapidly evolving job market. In this conversation Susanne shares: Current challenges impacting women of color in technology roles. What is...

Duration:00:57:13

Chris Hyde: Making a Difference with Data Analytics

4/18/2020
Chris Hyde, Data Analytics professional, met with us to share his experience with Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Science. In this discussion Chris shares: Data can make a difference in people's lives. Increased use of statistics in data science. Programming languages used to query and manipulate data. The importance of a network and building relationships. WATCH Subscribe to Great Tech Pros video on YouTube, Facebook and Apple Podcasts. LISTEN Subscribe to Great Tech Pros...

Duration:00:35:59

Eric Schmuttenmaer: Building Executive Presence for Technical Professionals

11/30/2019
Eric Schmuttenmaer, Associate Vice President of Digital, Technology and Innovation at AMITA Health, met with us to share why it is important for technical professionals to build their executive presence. In this discussion Eric shares: The value of being trustworthy. Listening with complete attention and without distraction. Being able to clearly communicate your message so that your stakeholders can receive it. Aligning your goals with the company’s bottom-line goals. Your circle of...

Duration:01:06:29

Don Alava: Integrating Digital and Traditional Marketing

10/20/2019
Don Alava, Digital Marketing expert and VP of Marketing Analytics & Technology at Universal Technical Institute, met with us to share his expertise in integrating digital and traditional marketing. In this discussion Don shares: Technology is something that you must keep pace with. Natural curiosity is a valuable trait when hiring a marketing analytics professional. Valuable technical skills are ideal when hiring new marketing analytics professionals. Recommendations for those working to get...

Duration:00:57:07

Edwin Ukpaby: Evolution of Healthcare Technology Processes

3/21/2016
Edwin Ukpaby, Healthcare I T Professional and CEO of Medix Systems Consultants, met with us to discuss how technology in the healthcare industry has evolved with healthcare business processes. In this discussion Edwin shares: The evolution of patient-person centered healthcare. Why usability and interoperability are key factors in the future of process technology in healthcare. Differentiating yourself from the competition and more.

Duration:00:12:05

Ed Fisher: Educational Foundation

1/13/2016
In this episode, Ed Fisher, System Engineer and CEO of Ed Fishers and Associates, sits down with us to share what he has learned over his 30+ year career as a technology professional. Excerpt from the Interview: Wylie Blanchard: What key certifications and/or degrees are prominent for networking and system engineering - I T careers? Ed Fisher: If it were my choice everyone would get their Bachelor Degree. Nothing substitutes a good, solid and core education like a bachelor degree. Then you...

Duration:00:08:01

Interview with Dan Rey: Solution Architect of Microsoft

12/14/2015
Dan Rey, Solution Architect of Microsoft, sat down with us to share what he has learned over his career as a technology professional. In this discussion we touch on: How technology has shifted over time. Dan’s path to a career in technology. Gaining experience and expertise. Books, certifications, user groups and more. Excerpt from the Interview: Wylie Blanchard: What have you seen in your twenty plus years or what interesting has changed in the 20 plus years that you've been an I T...

Duration:00:11:51