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The Silicon Valley Insider Show with Keith Koo

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Discover the latest information on 'what's hot' in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business | Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday's at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday's 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.

Discover the latest information on 'what's hot' in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business | Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday's at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday's 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.

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United States

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Discover the latest information on 'what's hot' in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business | Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday's at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday's 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.

Twitter:

@kdowradio

Language:

English

Contact:

510-897-1878


Episodes

Improving the Practice of Law using NFTs with Ron Dekoven, CEO of myLawyer & Justice NFT

7/28/2022
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Ron DeKoven, Founder & CEO myLawyer & Justice NFT talks about his many decades in the legal profession from U.S. Corporate Attorney to English Barrister Ron took that experience and create the my Lawyer Network a Global network of attorneys. Ron's vision is to help attorneys and clients around the world to work more effectively and efficiently using technology innovations such as blockchain and NFTs. About myLawyer: myLawyer is part of the...

Duration:00:41:48

Dave Liu, CEO of Liucrative and Author ”The Way of the Wall Street Warrior” Conquer.the Corporate Game Using Tips, Tricks and Smartcuts

2/16/2022
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Dave Liu, CEO of Liucrative Endeavors discusses his journey to the top of the corporate ladder and how he applied his learnings into his new book "The Way of the Wall Street Warrior" Conquer the Corporate Game Using Tips, Tricks, and Smartcuts. Dave shares insights into why he wrote the book and how he wanted to give his audience practical advice that can be applied immediately. Dave's book can be found on Amazon:...

Duration:00:41:01

Get Back Money with R&D Tax Credits with Joshua Lee, CEO of Ardius (now Gusto)

2/7/2022
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Joshua Lee, CEO of Ardius (a Gusto company) discusses how any company that has research and development expenses in technology, science or process can be eligible for significant R&D tax credits. Ardius has helped companies recover millions of dollars in tax credits from things like research and development that they’ve done in building their product and company, and this money can feel like non-dilutive capital to help fund ongoing operations....

Duration:00:41:47

Scott Henderson, Simplicity by Design

10/27/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo's guest is world-renowned industrial designer Scott Henderson of Scott Henderson, Inc. Scott shares his story of how he developed his passion for design and how he gets his inspiration for his designs by being in a state of "flow". Scott discuss what it means to be in a "flow" state and how that has lead to his designs being elegant yet simple and how beautiful designs exist throughout the universe. Scott and Keith also ponder the...

Duration:00:36:48

Dr. Andrew Kim on his new book ”Culture for the Left-Brained Leader”

9/7/2021
Peter Drucker once said “Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast” which means that no matter what you try, the culture of your organization will always determine the outcome of your future. On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is Dr. Andrew Kim, author of the new book “Culture for the Left-Brained Leader: Strategy, Tactics and Implementation for Transformative Results" which debuted at number one on Amazon for business strategy. Hear Andrew’s story how he ran into...

Duration:00:39:12

Tina Guo: The Grammy Nominated Wonder Woman of Music, Social Media & Entrepreneurship

8/17/2021
Want to meet a real “Wonder Woman”? On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s special guest is rock star and Grammy nominee Tina Guo. Tina has performed in over 30 Hollywood movies and composed, produced and performed on the Wonder Woman soundtrack. Tina is a virtuoso in classic and electric cello and is an innovator. During the show: https://www.amazon.com/Dies-Irae-Tina-Guo/dp/B097YHLNCW More information about Tina can be found at https://tinaguo.com/ Subscribe and Download...

Duration:00:40:30

Steve Cadigan, Talent Hacker on his new book "Workquake - The Case for a Human-Centric Future of Work"

7/7/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s returning guest is Steve Cadigan, first Chief Human Resources Officer of LinkedIn who will discuss his new book “Workquake – the Case for a Human-Centric Future of Work”. In the aftermath of the pandemic there has been a shift in how employers and employees think about work. Steve discusses how the whole concept of work is changing and how corporations need to adapt to a human-centric model before getting unexpectedly left behind. Don’t...

Duration:00:41:05

Chatri Sityodtong, CEO of a Silicon Valley backed Unicorn & Star of the Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition

5/31/2021
On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is Chatri Sityodtong founder, Chairman and CEO of One Championship, Asia’s largest global sports media company. Chatri will discuss his rags to riches story with his family losing everything during the Asian financial crisis to becoming the CEO of billion dollar Silicon Valley unicorn backed by Sequoia Capital & Temasek. Chatri will also discuss what it’s like to be the star of the Asian Apprentice, which debuted as the number 1...

Duration:00:40:40

Music Unchained with Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder & CEO of Kena.ai

5/15/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder and CEO of Kena.ai Preetham shares his early history learning violin at a young age as both an academic and religious experience. After a very successful career as a technology executive and innovator Preetham turned his focus towards his passions for technology and music leading to the start of Kena.ai. Keith and Preetham discuss how Kena.ai is disrupting how people can learn to play...

Duration:00:40:48

PR Legend Bill Imada, Founder & CCO of IW Group on "Leaning In and Making Change"

5/11/2021
On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is P.R. legend Bill Imada, founder, chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer of I.W. Group, a multicultural marketing agency based out of Los Angeles and that has served such brands as Coca-Cola, Lexus, General Motors and HBO. Hear Bill’s story about his humble beginnings which led to transforming into a P.R. giant. Bill also talks about how top brands have discovered the huge importance of multi-cultural marketing and how they leverage...

Duration:00:41:31

Embrace Your Edge with Hang Black, Author and Vice President, Juniper Networks

5/4/2021
May is AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) Heritage Month. In honor of AAPI, Keith is hosting a series highlighting leaders in the AAPI community. On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith’s guest is Hang Black, author of “Embrace Your Edge: Pave Your Own Path as an Immigrant Woman in the Workplace” who discusses insights from her book and how she chose to self-publish in order to ensure she maintained creative control. Hang is also a Vice President of Revenue Enablement...

Duration:00:40:40

E-Commerce Fulfillment Made Easy

3/28/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guests is Danny He, CEO of Soapbox, Inc. a next generation fulfillment operations company that is laser focused on making order entry, management, fulfillment and shipping simple, fast and cost-effective. Find out how Soapbox as a B2C company has doubled its user base every month since launch. Also find out how Soapbox is transforming B2B through 3PL (Third Party Logistics) as well. Find out more at:...

Duration:00:39:28

Growing Cross-Border Business via Blockchain

2/22/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Wayne Huang, CEO & Co-Founder of XREX (“x-rex”) a blockchain trade technology that enables cross border trade. Wayne shares his background of how the CEO and Co-Founder of Armorize Technologies a cybersecurity company that was acquired by Proofpoint in 2013. From there he went on to by the VP of Engineering in which he built the Targeting Attack Protection product which grew to at $350MM in annual recurring...

Duration:00:39:11

IMVU - First Company to Receive an SEC "No Action Letter"

1/16/2021
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest are John Burris, Chief Strategy and Blockchain Officer and Nancy Beaton, Vice President of Strategy of IMVU the 20+ year old online metaverse game and social networking site. John and Nancy share how IMVU is the first company to ever received a “no action” letter from the SEC resulting in the company being granted the permission to sell VCOIN their digital tokens. On the “Cyber-Tip” Keith once again discusses the issues...

Duration:00:40:02

Build Life Changing Connections through Epic Business

12/31/2020
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Justin Breen, Founder and CEO of BrEpic Communications, LLC. Justin shares his humble beginnings as a 20+ year career as journalist who through a series of career transitions ended up starting a PR firm with zero business experience. In building BrEpic, Justin empowers his clients using his deep expertise in being a “super-connector”. Throughout the show, Keith and Justin share their insights into how to identify good...

Duration:00:40:22

Knowing your Entrepreneurial Archetype is the Key to Success

12/23/2020
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guests are Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp, co-authors of their new book: “The Entrepreneur’s Faces: How Makers, Visionaries and Outsiders Succeed” Jonathan and Susanna share with Keith the story behind “the why” of writing their book which is that entrepreneurs come in 10 different archetypes. With the pandemic being seen as a “black swan” event, many people are pivoting in their fields of work and careers. For those that are...

Duration:00:40:31

Soaring to the Next Level of Innovation with Lt. Col. JJ Snow, CTO of USAF - AFWERX

12/14/2020
On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Lt. Col. JJ Snow, Chief Technology Officer of the United States Air Force’s innovation center, AFWERX. JJ shares her story on how she got her start in the military and the different roles she took, including combat, on her way to becoming an innovation leader. During this episode JJ shares: On this show’s Cyber-Tip, Keith gives a deep dive on “Section 230” of the “Communications Decency Act of 1996” in light of the U.S.A....

Duration:00:39:59

Fred Chesnais, CEO of Atari: Leveling up with a new VCS and Cryptocurrency

12/3/2020
What does Atari, the iconic video game maker and cryptocurrency have in common? Find out on this episode of Silicon Valley Insider when Keith Koo’s guest is Fred Chesnais the CEO of Atari who discusses their new Atari video computer system (VCS) and Atari Token, their in-game virtual currency. Hear why video game companies like Atari are embracing blockchain and cryptocurrencies. More information on Atari: www.atari.com More information on Atari Token: www.atarichain.com Subscribe and...

Duration:00:39:04

A Blockchain Legal Pioneer on the State of DeFi and Crypto

11/24/2020
On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo's guest is Jacob Farber, Co-Founder and Partner of Ouroboros, LLP. Jacob is an early pioneer in legal matters regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency having worked with dozens of clients on token sales and white papers before becoming the R3 blockchain consortium's general counsel. Keith and Jacob discuss the current state of blockchain, cryptocurrency and DeFi (Decentralized Finance) and how like the early the days of cryptocurrency, it...

Duration:00:40:45

Adoraboos: Leveling Up Distance Learning by Gaming

11/13/2020
On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo talks to the founders of MyDream Interactive, Allison Huynh, CEO and Tammy Laverty, CMO. MyDream has built a series of free learning mobile apps for test prep like S.A.T. and A.C.T. called the “Adoraboos” using current examples such as cryptocurrency and blockchain. Hear their story of how they came up with their idea and how students can try out their application for free. Also, on this week’s show, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave...

Duration:00:39:06