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Spark Plug talks to smart people working at the intersection of business and technology, to spark authentic conversations about the future of retail, tech and identity.Brought to you by SnowShoe -- making location smarter.

Spark Plug talks to smart people working at the intersection of business and technology, to spark authentic conversations about the future of retail, tech and identity.Brought to you by SnowShoe -- making location smarter.

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United States

Description:

Spark Plug talks to smart people working at the intersection of business and technology, to spark authentic conversations about the future of retail, tech and identity.Brought to you by SnowShoe -- making location smarter.

Language:

English

Contact:

2063217981


Episodes

Susan Stover on Retail Authentication, Biometrics and Femtech

4/9/2021
Susan Stover, public speaker, consultant and expert in identity services. As a former VP of Digital Content at FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World she transformed our conversation about mobile authentication. Today, she shares insights about naked payments and retail biometrics and also educates us about FemTech as a baseline requirement for all new tech moving forward into the future of technology innovation.

Duration:00:23:24

Skip Newberry: The Technology Association of Oregon's Mission and Social Impact

3/26/2021
Skip has headed up TAO for nearly 10 years. In this interview, Skip explains how his team works with local entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers to help startups play the "long game" of social change to create an inclusive world-class innovation economy. Clear-eyed insights on point of sale systems, diversity in tech, BLM, how Covid has changed tech work globally, and the opportunities for startups and small retailers in a post-Covid world.

Duration:00:31:15

Joan D. Pepin on Auth0 and the Future of Security

3/12/2021
Joan D. Pepin, Founder and CEO of stealth-mode security company ZeroWall.io, is previously a two-time Chief Security Officer at Auth0 (recently acquired by Okta for $6.5 billion) and at Sumo Logic. In our interview, Joan comments on market consolidation in the IAM space, SnowShoe's hardware-centric approach to security, and tells us that Alexander the Great used secure protocols still deployed in modern systems today. Listen for a front-row perspective on the global shifts in security and...

Duration:00:30:30

Joe Jensen of Intel Retail (Part 2 of 2)

3/5/2021
Intel leads the way with retail innovation in technology, customer service, and new analytics insights. In this second of a two-part interview, Intel Retail leader Joe Jensen discusses retail during Covid, hyper-curated content, micro-targeting, technology enhancement, and behavior tracking across diverse retail experiences. The retail revival is coming post-Covid -- and Joe believes that more technology makes everything better, and he shares his mission to help brick-and-mortar retail...

Duration:00:21:48

Joe Jensen of Intel Retail (Part 1 of 2)

2/26/2021
Intel leads the way with retail innovation in technology, customer service and new analytics insights. As head of an Intel division worth billions, Joe Jensen emphasizes learning from retail customers and deploying best-in-class technology solutions to make retail better. In this first part of a two-part interview, Joe talks about his history at Intel and shares his learnings from the front lines of retail's 21st-century digital transformation. Joe's insights point the way to the future of...

Duration:00:18:28

Main Street Retail Research with Karen Jensen

2/12/2021
Learn about the state of modern small retailers from the hands-on research conducted by an expert in retail technologies. Pre-Covid retail was booming, and instead of falling off a cliff, small retailers during Covid demonstrated surprising resilience. The same group of Pacific Northwest retailers have some interesting post-Covid predictions.

Duration:00:16:48