The Talking to Tech People Podcast w/ Jason Frazell
Andrew Rosener-CEO, MediaOptions
Season 1, Ep. 11
Andrew is a thought leader and reowned domain broker, early crypto investor, and technology futurist.
Anieke Lamers-Founder of Peekabond
Season 1, Ep. 10
Anieke and Jason talk about how to create more connections with remote families and lessons learned from her venture capital days on the way to being a founder herself.Anieke is a former Venture Capital investor turned social entrepreneur on a mission to make every child in the world feel special and connected to roots & loved ones through her company Peekabond.Peekabond is a child-friendly app that lets families connect across time and space. The Peekabond app offers daily playful activities based on scientific child development milestones. Family members can record themselves doing the activities, and share and save these videos for their little ones.https://www.linkedin.com/company/peekabond/https://www.instagram.com/peekabond/https://www.peekabond.com
Ernesto Mandowsky-Founder of CPD Advisors, Notion Guru, Author
Season 1, Ep. 9
Ernesto Mandowsky is the CEO of CPD Advisors. With a degree in Systems Engineering and over a decade of developing technology solutions at companies like Deloitte Consulting, Meyers USA and The Palm, Ernesto is an expert in designing systems to help leaders scale their organizations.Ernesto helps early-stage founders transform their operations by designing business systems utilizing his proprietary 6P Playbook. Outside of his work with founders, Ernesto is passionate about building the sustainable entrepreneurship community. As a community organizer for 1Million Cups Miami, Ernesto is responsible for curating the stage for founders to share their story and get the support needed to create sustainable change in the world.Link to NewBee-https://www.amazon.com/NewBee-Cross-Pollinating-Discovering-Passions-Creating/dp/B094Q1Z9CG/
Lindsay Liu-Co-Founder and CEO of Super
Season 1, Ep. 8
Lindsay and Jason talk about Lindsay's long and accomplished executive career across marketing and tech, how Super is going to change the game around how multi family buildings are run and why Lindsay and her team have decided that the four day work week is a competitive advantage.Lindsay is the co-founder and CEO of Super, a series seed funded software startup creating the operating system for buildings.Lindsay lives at the intersection of brand, product, and business to build multidisciplinary teams, introduce new capabilities, and reach new markets. Her experience spans early-stage startups, growth-stage companies, and multinational Fortune 500s. Across these, one thing has remained consistent: a track record of driving growth in revenue and reputation.Prior to founding Super, Lindsay was the Head of Marketing for the Series B startup founded by Eric Ries, the Long-Term Stock Exchange (LTSE). At LTSE, she launched the first listings with Asana and Twilio as well as pivoted the software business to reach its first major revenue milestone. Before joining LTSE, Lindsay was the Managing Director overseeing growth at the global digital product company, Work & Co, where she led the company from 50 employees and 2 offices to over 400 employees across 6 offices. She is a Board Director at the non-profit for gender equity, Women In Innovation, and a founding partner of Common Space, a new type of real estate investment firstname.lastname@example.org://www.linkedin.com/in/lindsayliu/https://www.hiresuper.com/
Daniel Tonkopi, Founder and CEO of Delfast, global leader in the e-bikes industry
Season 1, Ep. 7
Jason and Daniel talk about Daniel's path from a bike messenger company to developing the world record holding e-bike for both speed and distance, Daniel shares the biggest mistake he made earlier in his career that could have saved him a year of development and a lot of money. Jason and Daniel spend some time talking about the war in Ukraine and what it's like to have team members right in the thick of it while still trying to do their job.Daniel Tonkopi is founder and chief executive officer of Delfast, Inc. Daniel is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of successful business experience. His previous entrepreneurial endeavors include best.ua, a Ukrainian business reviews service; X-Rift, an augmented reality mobile game; and Million Dollar Startup, a Kyiv-based startup school. In 2014, Daniel set out to transform the future of transportation and combat climate change with Delfast’s innovative e-bikes. He has since grown the company into a disruptive global e-bike leader that holds a Guinness World Record for greatest distance (228 miles) traveled on a single charge. In addition to Delfast, Daniel also serves as a business and entrepreneurial mentor for MiniBoss School, Startup Ukraine, and the Central Asia FLEX business program. He is an author, a former radio host, and is a prolific speaker, having appeared at dozens of industry conferences globally. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from Kazakh Economic University.www.delfast.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/datonko/
Ross Blum-President and COO of Skyline Robotics
Season 1, Ep. 6
Join Ross and I as we talk about the future of window washing, why robots are not replacing people but are allowing people to level up their skills and what led him from a law degree to robotics.Check out Skyline Robotics and if you are in NYC, be looking for robot window washers very soon!https://www.linkedin.com/in/ross-blum-51a34214/Ross Blum is president and COO at Skyline Robotics. In his role, Ross oversees day-to-day operations in both Israel and the USA. Prior to Skyline, Ross served as COO of Quidd, a Sequoia Capital-backed startup, where he developed and oversaw strategies across cross-functional teams to drive business results, managing all elements of day-to-day operations. Ross led the sale of Quidd to Animoca Brands, completed in Q4 2020. Also in his career, Ross served as CAO for pingmd, where he led the sale of the company in December 2016. Ross holds a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of law, an M.S. from Georgetown University in Sports Management, and a B.S. in Business Management from Babson College.
Tim Milazzo - CEO and Co-Founder of StackSource
Season 1, Ep. 5
We talk about Tim's journey from Google, to Meta and what the catalyst was for leaving the comfort of those companies to found his own company, his thoughts on what's next in the proptech space and what's important for him when looking for the next hire for his company.Tim is the co-founder and CEO of StackSource, a tech-enabled commercial financing platform that is one of the fastest-growing commercial mortgage companies in the country. StackSource’s online platform gives real estate investors transparency into all of their available financing sources for a given deal, while the company’s Capital Advisory team guides the process and helps structure the optimal capital stack.Prior to StackSource, Tim worked for Facebook and Google in ad tech.