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The Irish Tech News Podcast

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The importance of Green Hydrogen in Ireland's transition to net-zero, insights with Paul McCormack
Shane is joined by Paul McCormack, Innovation Manager at Belfast Metropolitan College to discuss the importance of Green Hydrogen in Ireland's transition to net-zero. Paul also discusses his work with Hydrogen Ireland and the GENCOMM Project. This project aims to technically and financially validate the renewable H2 value chain and adapt it to a DST that leads NWE communities into sustainable, local and autonomous energy matrixes. Paul also speaks on the obstacles in the way of Green Hydrogen deployment in Ireland and how they can be overcome. Paul previously wrote an article for Irish Tech News with an in-depth look at these obstacles and how they can be overcome which can be found here. About Paul Paul McCormack is an entrepreneurial innovator, technology ambitious and intellectually curious. As Project Coordinator on international projects he engages with many companies across different industries, positioning them truly are at the forefront of innovation. He is an engineer and MBA graduate with over 30 years of experience within global manufacturing, engineering, software, renewable energy, packaging and environmental industries. He also has a robust record of achievement in all levels of management roles including founder/CEO of multi-award-winning start-up SMEs, securing several international awards for innovation and patents. More information about the GENCOMM Project Paul is currently working on can be found at: https://www.nweurope.eu/projects/project-search/gencomm-generating-energy-secure-communities/ About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development.
26:36
January 24, 2022
How the PadawanDAO can help students to go to blockchain conferences Eason Wu,TKS
Balancing Solving Economically Incentivized Problems with Social Impact Challenges, with Eason Wu at TKS Eason Wu is a 16 y/o Accelerate at The Knowledge Society learning and building within blockchain and DeFi. He's currently working on PadawanDAO, a DAO focusing on funding students to go to blockchain conferences as well as building projects with Solidity on Ethereum. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over one hundred podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
28:44
January 24, 2022
Using Blockchain to achieve Global Social Impact, Samantha Ouyang
The Power that Improvements on Supply Chains using Blockchain has on Global Social Impact, with Samantha Ouyang and TKS This is part 2 of a 4 part continuing series on the Knowledge Society Samantha Ouyang, TKS Activator Samantha is a 17 y/o TKS Activator who has been working in blockchain research and development for the past 18 months, taking special interest in the social impact of blockchain. She first started off by researching cryptography, the technical workings behind blockchain, and current limitations, publishing her own articles and videos explaining technical components and reviewing interesting applications. She then moved into blockchain development after teaching herself Solidity, building her own decentralized applications (dApps) and other blockchain-related projects to tackle global issues. This included dApps and frameworks to secure property rights in developing countries, prevent cyberattacks on nuclear power plants, render the pet industry more transparent, combat bias in AI, and reduce blood donation expiry, winning hackathons and other competitions that allowed her to present her ideas to companies such as S&P Global. Her efforts compounded and she was soon presented with a job offer.  For 5 months, she worked as a smart contract developer at ViewFin, a global fintech company based in Toronto and Shanghai. As the youngest employee, she integrated a decentralized indexing protocol into the company's token exchange platform and spearheaded her own project there to prevent child labour in the chocolate supply chain. Over the summer, she got to conduct research on smart contract evolution under the guidance of a professor at the University of Waterloo as well. As she grew her network in the blockchain enterprise solutions community, she has also gotten the chance to moderate fireside chats with leaders in the blockchain industry and spark insightful conversations on the potential of blockchain in ESG. She hopes to take her work in blockchain further by delving into IoT, bridging the gap between hardware and software so that she can innovate with the synergized power of both. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:15
January 23, 2022
Building the next generation alternative investment banking, Paulius Stankevicius
How to 'Go Public' in Crypto, the Role of Bots, and PR Insights, with Paulius Stankevicius Paulius Stankevicius is a businessman and entrepreneur who is focusing on building a next generation alternative investment banking. He is a founder and CEO of Stankevicius Group and Stankevicius companies including Stankevicius MGM, PR and advertising firm which also focuses on investor relations; Stankevicius International which is a general trading firm and Stankevicius Quant Financial which is a algorithmic e-trading service provider. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
35:51
January 22, 2022
Building the Metaverse, insights with Simon Kertonegoro, My Metaverse
Pushing Our Limits with the Buildout of a Secure Scalable Global Metaverse with Efinity and My Metaverse, with Simon Kertonegoro. More about Simon Kertonegoro After learning about game and app development while working at Enjin, he decided to found MyMetaverse, a metaverse explorer, app store, and game library for NFT and play-to-earn experiences. MyMetaverse is also building its own games, including MyMeta MMO, MyMeta Minecraft, MyMeta GTA, and MyMeta Arcade. MyMetaverse is now a prominent Enjin adopter dedicated to bringing mainstream players into Enjin’s Web3 ecosystem.Simon Kertonegoro taught himself web development at 14 then moved into business development and sales in his early 20's. He eventually joined the Enjin team, where he was instrumental in building Enjin’s ecosystem of NFT games and apps through ongoing marketing, public relations, and business development. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
35:57
January 21, 2022
BAXE - Take back the Internet
BAXE is not just a platform, it’s an ecosystem with a vision to take back the internet. As CEO and co founder Christian Moore explains: “This is our mission; I have been blessed by a team of highly intelligent capable executives who are passionate about our dream to use blockchain and Web3 technology to make a difference and put control back into the hands of the community and the world.” Or to describe it another way, the team behind BAXE call it the world’s first DLT based super app. The BAXE Management team has diverse and relevant career backgrounds to contemplate such a major opus: Moore’s background is legal and finance, COO Andrew Broad capital markets technology CTO Dylan Blankenship is blockchain development, CFO James Maher is a CFA and market analyst and CMO Ben Lightfoot’s is in digital media, Facebook to be more precise. Much like the app the team is also decentralised across Australia and Asia, their careers have also brought them into the intersection of West meets East in terms of technology and business models which has fuelled the thinking behind the BAXE super app. Listen to podcast to hear more Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author - her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
23:08
January 20, 2022
The Fourth Bottom Line: Flourishing in the era of compassionate leadership, Paul Hargreaves
In this podcast, Shane speaks to Paul Hargreaves about his most recent book, The Fourth Bottom Line: Flourishing in the era of compassionate leadership. In the book, using a mix of stories, quotes and case studies, Paul goes through 50 essential leadership qualities every leader needs in order to drive positive change in their organisations. Paul discusses why he chose to include certain qualities and why he believes they are essential qualities of leadership. He also discusses his background, his plans for the future, and as his book has been released for a while now, he speaks on the feedback he has received and what sort of impact his book has had. About Paul Paul Hargreaves is on a mission to help businesses make a positive difference in the world and reverse some of the injustices which are increasing year by year. He is the CEO of Cotswold Fayre, who supply retail outlets across the UK and Ireland with artisan food. Cotswold Fayre is one of the founding UK B Corporations – companies that meet the highest standards of overall social and environmental performance and in their recent recertification achieved one of the highest B Corp scores for FMCG companies in the UK. As well as continuing as CEO of a rapidly growing business, Paul is a B Corp ambassador and professional speaker, who inspires and equips organisations of all sizes to find their purpose and do their part to create a better world. For years, Paul has also invested time and company resources into an orphanage and schools in Western Kenya, one of the poorest parts of the world. His first book Forces for Good was named Management Today’s second top ‘Business Book to Read in 2019’ and covers some of the changes UK businesses need to make in order to create a better world. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development.
13:47
January 20, 2022
Adapt, Evolve, Transform: Banking and finance re-invented
In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Alessandro Hatami, Managing Partner of Pacemakers, and co-author of Reinventing Banking, on bank innovation and the past, present, and future of financial services. In a world where everything is connected and innovation is everywhere, it is time to rethink the role we play in society. The most promising transformational model for the bank of the future will be one that is based on trust and value. And to quote Alessandro: “The future is here and the future will be better than the past.” The question is, are you ready?
32:47
January 20, 2022
How to develop talent and skills, trends to watch and what the future holds, insights with Aoife Sheehy
Ian MacRae and Aoife Sheehy discuss talent and skills development from the individual to national level in Ireland, from what has happened in the past to what will happen in the future. They talk about what is needed to develop a new generation of talent, with the skills and capabilities that are needed for a fast-paced, high tech and highly skilled digital economy in Ireland, along with some information on a new project they’re creating to support efficient development in a hybrid working environment through personality theory and self-development. This discussion provides a deeper look into topics Aoife and Ian wrote about Developing Essential Skills in the Next Generation of Irish Workers for the Irish Tech News in 2021. Aoife Sheehy; Having spent some years working as lead consultant and coach for a large psychometrics brand in the corporate industry in Ireland, Aoife began Attain in September 2020 having noticed the positive impact a deeper understanding of themselves has on clients ability to achieve their goals and objectives. Attain addresses the link between innate traits and motivation providing a space which supports employees and companies simultaneously. Aoife is currently undertaking an MSc in Neuroscience with King’s College London. Ian MacRae Ian MacRae is a work psychologist and psychometrician, and he works as a research consultant and speaker across Europe and North America. Ian has a BA (Hons.) in Psychology from the University of British Columbia and an MSc Research Methods in Psychology from University College London. He has written six books about workplace psychology including High Potential: How to Spot, Manage and Develop Talented People at Work, and Dark Social: Understanding the darker side of work, personality and social media which was published in November 2021. His books have been translated into ten different languages.
31:32
January 20, 2022
Potential treatment for epilepsy seizures and tech trends to watch in 2022, insights with Dr. Deirdre Kilbane, Walton Institute
Dr. Deirdre Kilbane is Head of Division of the Emerging Network Laboratory (ENL) in Walton Institute at Waterford Institute of Technology, and an Adjunct Lecturer at the School of Physics in University College Dublin. Deirdre received a BSc in Experimental Physics along with a PGD in Education from University College Dublin (UCD). She was awarded a PhD in Mathematical Physics from the National University of Ireland Maynooth for her thesis ‘Searches for signatures of quantum chaos’.  From 2014-2016 she was a Marie Curie Fellow of ultrafast surface science in the Aeschlimann Laboratory, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. She joined the TSSG in 2018 and is coordinator and principal investigator of the EU Horizon2020 FETOpen project PRIME. The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to develop a living brain implant that can sense and suppress epilepsy seizures before they happen. The vision of ENL is to develop innovative technologies for 5G/6G wireless, and quantum communication networks. The team’s background is in information communication science, and they have a wide range of expertise in beyond 5g wireless communications, Internet of Things (IoT), network security and knowledge defined networks. The main research interests of Dr. Deirdre Kilbane centre around developing implantable medical devices to enable personalised medicine via the internet of bio-nano-things with a particular focus on neurodegenerative disorders and epilepsy. She is also interested in quantum technologies for quantum communication, sensing and imaging. Her research combines nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, quantum physics and molecular communications to develop innovative technologies for Agriculture, Healthcare and ICT. Dr. Kilbane is a member of three SFI Research Centres, Future Neuro (for neurodegenerative disorders), CONNECT (for communication networks) and VistaMilk (for digitalizing dairy). Walton Institute is a cornerstone of ICT research and development activity in Ireland since 1996. Based Waterford Institute of Technology’s West Campus at Carriganore, Walton Institute undertakes cutting edge research blending fundamental science with real world commercial applications. The aim of the Institute is to investigate futuristic next-generation technologies, to verify their capabilities and applicability for today’s society, and to work in collaboration with industry to ensure their commercialisation. The Walton Institute encourages inter-disciplinary research with prominent national and international reputation and competitiveness firmly positioning Waterford as Ireland’s Innovation Capital ™. Walton Institute is named after the renowned physicist and Nobel laureate, Dr Ernest Walton, who was born in Co Waterford and awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1951 for being the first to split the atom. Walton’s specialist areas include:  Precision Agriculture  Future Health  Intelligent Transport Systems  Smart Energy  Cybersecurity and Privacy  The Brain Initiative
25:43
January 19, 2022
Lynkey a global platform to link audiences and tourism, Dinis Guarda explains more
We catch up with Dinis Guarda, blockchain and smart cities expert and enthusiast to learn more about his latest blockchain project, Lynkey. More about Lynkey : A Tourism and Property Ecosystem LynKey blockchain-powered ecosystem is tokenising over 8+ billion dollars of premium property/ tourism and luxury experiences in Vietnam, Singapore, Australia and other countries in the world More about Dinis Dinis is an author, speaker, entrepreneur, advisor, and CEO Chairman and co-founder ztudium group that owns the companies techabc and open business platform. Dinis authored, “4IR – How to Reinvent a Nation”, “How Businesses and Governments can prosper with Fintech, Blockchain, and AI” and “Blockchain, AI, and Crypto Economics – The Next Tsunami”, among others.
17:10
January 18, 2022
Moving to the cloud drives innovation, Joe Dowling, CTO Sidero
The pandemic has made digital transformation a certainty as remote and hybrid working is here to stay. So, how do businesses handle this transition and how do they deal with the doubts about moving to the cloud? Ronan talks to Joe Dowling CTO Sidero about this and more. Joe talks about his background, what Sidero does, Sidero’s investment of €4.5M and the new jobs they announced. Joe also talks about how technology is changing, the benefits and advantages of the cloud, what Sideros’s research into areas such as the IT skills gap and cloud adoption found, how the pandemic has changed how people and companies view digital transformation and moving to the cloud, and how he thinks Irish tech landscape is looking. More about Joe: Joe is responsible for leading the technology direction at Sidero in order to deliver agile digital transformation solutions for customers. Having joined the company in 2016, he is leveraging his innate understanding of Sidero and its vision to drive the technological objectives and cloud-native capabilities in his new role. He has nearly 30 years’ experience in the technology industry, half of which he spent across Nokia’s London and San Diego offices in consultancy and engineering roles. Joe joined Sidero from the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Athlone lab, where he oversaw unique research and innovation programmes.
38:47
January 18, 2022
Autism what it is and is not, helpful strategies and myth busting with Mary Barbera, Turn Autism Around author
Interesting and very informative conversation with Dr Mary Barbera whose book we recently reviewed, and who has spent over three decades studying and working with those who have autism and families who care for them. More about Dr Mary Barbera  Dr. Mary Barbera “fell” into the autism world in 1999 when her first- born son, Lucas was diagnosed with autism. Since then, Mary transformed from a confused and overwhelmed parent to a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and best-selling author. After earning a PhD, Mary launched her first online course in early 2015 and later built additional courses and a membership program to help both parents and autism professionals. Mary’s latest book Turn Autism Around was published in 2021 by Hay House and is helping parents and professionals start turning things around for young children with early signs of autism and older children with an autism diagnosis who are still struggling with talking, tantrums, eating, sleeping and potty training. For more information go to marybarbera.com. Attend a free workshop to learn more: marybarbera.com/workshop MaryBarbera.com/Facebook MaryBarbera.com/Youtube MaryBarbera.com/Instagra
33:06
January 17, 2022
Building the Internet Computer, Web 3.0 Liz Yang, DFINITY Foundation
Jamil catches up with Liz Yang to cover a wide range of current trending topics and concerns. Building the Internet Computer, Web 3.0, and solving the hijacking of the Internet problem by Big Tech Liz Yang is a member of the Growth Team, is the NFT team lead, and is focused on ecosystem development at DFINITY Foundation. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
32:02
January 17, 2022
The Knowledge Society, Creating Global Social and Economic Reform, Navid Nathoo
The Knowledge Society: How a Society of Tech Savvy Teenagers are Reshaping and Creating Global Social and Economic Reform  Across the World with Founder Navid Nathoo  Navid Nathoo is the Founder of the Knowledge Society (TKS), a human accelerator that aims to develop the potential of young innovators to successfully impact tomorrow’s world by exposing them to problem solving in different disciplines of technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing, Nanotechnology, and Genetic Engineering. TKS Innovators are 13-17 years old and have spoken at some of the world's largest conferences, are supported by companies like Microsoft and Google, and are working in areas including Brain-Machine Interfaces, Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, and Genetic Engineering. Prior to his role at TKS, Navid was the founder and CEO of Airpost, a leading cloud security company based in Silicon Valley which was acquired by Box (NYSE: BOX) in early 2015. Post-acquisition, Navid led product for multiple groups at Box, which included overseeing product technologies in machine learning, big data, and advanced security. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
36:34
January 16, 2022
Inspiring Digital futures in Afghanistan for women, Fereshteh Forough Code to Inspire
Building bright digital futures for young women in Afghanistan through coding, with Fereshteh Forough and Code to Inspire Fereshteh Forough was born a refugee in Iran after her family fled Afghanistan because of the Soviet invasion. Despite the family’s circumstances, Fereshteh’s parents instilled in her and her siblings the value of education from an early age. Her mother sewed clothing to sell in order to earn money to buy school supplies for the children so they can go to school. When Fereshteh was a teen, the Taliban regime collapsed and Fereshteh and her family moved back to Herat, Afghanistan. After returning to Herat, she earned her Bachelor’s in Computer Science. She later earned her Master’s from Technical University of Berlin in Germany.  She returned to Herat University to join the Computer Science faculty, where she taught for almost three years. In 2015, she established Code to Inspire, the first computer coding school for girls in Afghanistan.Leading all aspects of operations and fundraising remotely CTI educated more than 350 students so far in coding and graphic design classes. Fereshteh remains focused on a vision of a future for her homeland where young women play a prominent role in the economy and future success. Fereshteh is a pioneer in adopting blockchain and cryptocurrency technology in Afghanistan. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:36
January 15, 2022
Why We Don’t Have Time: climate solutions to achieve a green transition, with Ingmar Rentzhog
Marieta talks to Ingmar Rentzhog, founder and CEO of We Don’t Have Time, which is the biggest platform for sharing reviews for climate solutions and influencing businesses and politicians to lead the way in the green transition. In this podcast, they discuss the purpose of the platform and why it is crucial that companies are held accountable for their actions and the importance of spreading the word about those that are kind to the environment. Ingmar was named the official eco worrier by the Sun and is the Mark ZuckerVert according to France TV2. He has a lot to share about the review platform, which is now used in over 130 countries and has recently been launched in the US. We Don’t Have Time is an extreme statement, but Ingmar believes that there is still time to influence a positive change. About Marieta: Marieta is a student journalist, currently pursuing a degree in Coventry University. She is from Bulgaria and moved to the United Kingdom three years ago to prepare for a career in journalism since she believes it best suits her interests and strength. Marieta has a passion for writing and is keen on producing digital content. She is a driven and creative aspiring journalist who is always on the lookout for a good story.
19:57
January 14, 2022
How algorithmic search applications can help in finance, Meir Shachar, Powerlinx
Dissolving Global B2B Trade and Finance Barriers with Algorithmic search applications and Powerlinx, with Meir Shachar Meir Shachar is CEO at PowerlinxMD at ISTEC - Israeli Technologies · Cyber Security & IntelligenceSerial entrepreneur: technology, gaming, manufacturing, insurance, retail / e-commerce Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
15:20
January 14, 2022
The trust advantage: Unlocking the hidden value in banking with platform economies
Digitization doesn’t mean putting old wine into new bottles. Beyond simply digitizing products and reducing friction, to succeed in the outcome economies, fintechs must learn to build trust through transparency and engagement, and unlock hidden value in banking.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo chats with Paolo Sironi about his new book, Banks and FinTech on Platform Economies, lessons learned from fintech innovation, and the future of banks and fintechs in the fast changing digital world.
48:21
January 13, 2022
Why deep tech investments will always pay off, Louisa Mesnard, Elaia
Marieta talks to Louisa Mesnard, chief marketing officer at Elaia company. Elaia is a leading European Digital & Deep Tech VC firm. Louisa explains more about how the company chooses what start-ups to invest in and why they believe deep tech investments will always pay off. Louisa talks about seed funding unicorns and how they determine a start-up will be worth over $1 billion. The company’s values are also discussed as well as the importance of a diverse team and how it helps them in decision making. About Marieta: Marieta is a student journalist, currently pursuing a degree in Coventry University. She is from Bulgaria and moved to the United Kingdom three years ago to prepare for a career in journalism since she believes it best suits her interests and strength. Marieta has a passion for writing and is keen on producing digital content. She is a driven and creative aspiring journalist who is always on the lookout for a good story.
11:11
January 12, 2022
AWS IoT insights with Michael MacKenzie, General Manager, AWS IoT
AWS re:Invent is Amazon Web Services annual conference and it took place recently. Celebrating AWS’s 15th anniversary and the 10th year of re:Invent, there was keynotes and sessions from some of the most prominent leaders across industries and AWS. One of the keynotes was delivered by Michael MacKenzie, General Manager, AWS IoT. Ronan talks to Michael MacKenzie. Michael talks about what his role in AWS entails, what AwS IoT does, the increase of IoT usage, auto manufacturer usage, machine learning and AI, the issues the pandemic caused, and how security is handled. More about Michael Mackenzie’s AWS re:Invent session: By unlocking data and control surfaces through connected devices, organisations are taking the first steps to reinvent their businesses with data. By using IoT technology as a gateway to big data analytics, image analytics, application modernisation, and the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, companies are powering innovations to improve their customer experiences, optimise industry operations, increase vehicle safety, and protect their supply chains. In this session, which can be viewed here, learn how AWS is helping its customers send data to the cloud and send actionable insights back to the device to effectively close the loop and deliver business value.
14:44
January 11, 2022
Are we living in the time of the Rule of the Robots? Martin Ford explains more
In This Podcast, Shane Speaks to Futurist and Best-selling Author Martin Ford. Martin Discusses his latest book, Rule of the Robots, which was released in 2021. Martin discusses how AI, much like electricity, is going to touch everything and also talks about some of the dangers of AI such as weaponisation and deep fakes. Martin also discusses some of the positives of AI such as jump starting innovation and how it can be used in the fight against climate change. Martin also explains how AI as a whole has changed since he wrote his first book in 2009, the future of Artificial Intelligence and what his plans are for the future. About Martin Martin Ford is a futurist and the author of four books, including Rule of the Robots: How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Everything (2021), the New York Times Bestselling Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future (winner of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award and translated into more than 20 languages), Architects of Intelligence: The truth about AI from the people building it (2018), and The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future (2009). He is also the founder of a Silicon Valley-based software development firm. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development.
17:51
January 10, 2022
How to navigate global gaming challenges, Don Norbury, Shrapnel
Creating Moddable AAA Enabled Blockchain Games and Navigating Global Gaming Challenges, with Don Norbury and Shrapnel Don Norbury is Head of Studio at Shrapnel, the world’s first blockchain-enabled moddable AAA first-person shooter game. From the genre-defining franchises of Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Bioshock, Sunset Overdrive, and Crackdown, to the sports superstars Madden NFL and NASCAR, Don has redefined creative boundaries across platforms and player experience for over a decade.Shrapnel is the world’s first blockchain-enabled moddable AAA first-person shooter game. Designed to reward and empower players and creators, the game is being developed by a BAFTA and Emmy award-winning team of game industry veterans with unmatched experience in transmedia, virtual production, gaming-as-a-service, and blockchain production. Spun-out from HBO Interactive, the acclaimed team have enjoyed past successes with some of the world’s leading game companies including Xbox, Electronic Arts, HBO, LucasFilm, Irrational, and Zombie Ent, working on titles such as Halo, Call of Duty, Star Wars, and many more. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
28:32
January 09, 2022
Gregory Zaitsev - CTO for Unique Networks
Gregory Zaitsev is looking for NFT projects that want a safe home - come to Unique he says. Another of Zaitsev’s projects is to give a workshop where he can explain to devs how to build a marketplace in an hour. “Yes, we have a team working on this full time. They can provide the deployment tools, the Docker container units and the GIT repository links where everything is stored. Anyone can deploy a marketplace in a very short time and then they can customise as they see fit.” Up next Unique Network is planning for a crowdloan on Polkadot. Then to build the tech functionality outlined in the white paper. It’s a crowded path with lots to come to make Unique Network one of the most innovative as well as fun blockchains in the sector. To make this happen, they need projects to come and talk to them “Please yes, we’d love to do a callout for any projects looking for a safe home.” You read it here – anyone with a project that wants to work on Unique Network please join the telegram channel at or via the website at unique.network Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
22:59
January 08, 2022
Verge Crypto, Quantum, Casino Coins, and Cyber Insights with Mark Wittenberg and Mihael Radoslovic
Mark Wittenberg  Mark is a crypto educator with a huge following. He has been in Partner Development with the Verge currency ($XVG) Core Team since early 2018. He was also an exhibitor and Top Influencer at CES2021. Mark is currently on the board of advisors for Voice Life Inc , Hypersphere Technologies, and CasinoCoin. His links with cryptocurrency go as far back as 2010. His love for all things crypto is reflected in his very impressive 239,000 followers on Twitter( @itsmwittenberg )  Mihael Radoslovic  Mihael is a member of both Verge and Voice Life teams. He was born in Rijeka, Croatia where he finished his education for mechanical engineer. He worked as an offshore mechanical engineer for 15 years where he was responsible for a team of engineers. However, he recently decided to focus on what he is most passionate about - changing the world for the better with new advanced technologies. As a true ambassador of decentralized and open-source projects, Mihael joined the Verge community in early 2017 and quickly realized he could support the project from within the team by managing the internal team action and communications. His roles in the Verge team have changed multiple times over the years and for the past two years he volunteers as Project Manager for Verge Currency. In September 2021 Mihael joined Voice Life as Project Manager where he oversees all aspects of the project and coordinates various departments to ensure all projects are delivered on time. He enjoys working with other individuals and teams on delivering the latest technologies and inventions to the world. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
32:22
January 08, 2022
At the tip of the iceberg with financial technology
If 2020 was the “New Normal”, what was 2021? What have we learned from the uncertainty and challenges from all aspects of our lives, and how will the financial services industry fare in this new year? Will we finally move out of the pilot villas and make banking better, not just for businesses and consumers, but for the bankers themselves?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Virginie O’Shea, the Founder and CEO of Firebrand Research, on finreg, ESG, digital transformation, the great resignation, and her predictions for 2022.
27:32
January 06, 2022
How to earn passive income while Gaming
Interview with Artur Pszczolkowski, CMO and VP of GamerHash Formed in 2017, GamerHash is a well-established project with just under 1 million users and a solid commercial base. In fact, given the commercial premise of the project, it is surprising there are not more copycat companies following their business model. However, it would be hard to catch up now given their early player advantage. In a nutshell, GamerHash combines unused CPU and GPU of gamer devices to mine cryptocurrencies. It only works on gamer devices with their powerful graphics cards. There is no extra electricity consumed, in fact it takes advantage of the electricity already being used. The software automatically selects which cryptocurrencies to mine from a basket of twelve. The user is unaware of the details but receives a reward in Bitcoin. The cost of these gamer machines is typically between $4000 and $5000. The more powerful machines are capable of mining more cryptocurrency, but an average machine can generate approximately $100 a month – enough to pay for bills or purchasing digital services or items, while the more powerful machines can earn around $250 per month, providing a possible decent payback of just over a year. So, the gamer who typically has the machine on 24x7 can earn a passive income without expending extra cost. To find out more, listen to the podcast. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
25:42
January 04, 2022
How to manage trust, safety and content moderation, insights with Robbie Smyth, Griffith College
An interesting conversation with Robbie Smyth about the future of journalism, and the new postgraduate diploma in trust, safety and content moderation management. Robbie Smyth is Deputy Head of the Journalism Media Communications Faculty at Griffith College.  More about Robbie Smyth He has lectured across all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the faculty. As a journalist, he has been writing in the republican paper An Phoblacht since 1991 and is now editor of the magazine and online website. Robbie was also a board member of InterTradeIreland, an all-Ireland economic development agency set up under the Good Friday Agreement, from 2000 – 2007. Robbie’s PhD from Queen’s University Belfast, focused on the quality and accuracy of news media opinion poll reporting. His current research interests include how the media report politics, climate issues as well the general area of how the media business is being transformed in the digital era. Upcoming publications include The Invisible Republic, published by Palgrave Macmillan, which is about the economics and politics of Irish Republicanism in the 21 st Century. He is also collaborating with a colleague on a Public Relations textbook, due for publication in 2022. Griffith College, has launched a new postgraduate diploma in trust, safety and content moderation management. The first of its type in the world, it has been developed in partnership with Kinzen to meet the needs of industry in what is a rapidly expanding sector. The course will provide a postgraduate qualification for professionals working in internet trust and safety, a rapidly expanding sector of the economy. It will equip people working at social media platforms and business processing outsourcing (BPO) companies with the skills to think about, design and enforce policies that define acceptable online behaviour.
22:36
January 04, 2022
It’s good for your staff and good for the planet, Michael O'Hara MD DataSolutions
As we start a new year hoping that this year will be better than the past 2 years, the environment is also high on our agenda. Tech and in particular data centres are not seen as environmentally friendly, but without tech and data centres the pandemic would not be the same. No online streaming and remote working would be a pipe dream. One Irish Tech company DataSolutions is taking the environment seriously and plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2022. Ronan talks to Michael O’Hara the MD of DataSolutions about this and more. Michael talks about what DataSolutions does, the effects of the pandemic and brexit, DataSolutions plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2022, what Techies Go Green does, making data centres more eco friendly and more sustainable, and how Techies Go Green helps companies go greener. More about DataSolutions: DataSolutions is a leading value-added distributor of transformational IT solutions in Ireland and the UK. Over the past 30 years they have brought the best of breed technologies to market quickly, driving business transformation and giving partners the best opportunity to differentiate themselves and stay ahead. DataSolutions is also a Co-Founder of Techies Go Green, a movement of IT and tech-oriented companies who are committed to decarbonising their businesses and making them green and verifiably sustainable by 2030.
22:01
January 04, 2022
Adieu 2021. Hello 2022.
As we bid farewell to 2021, how would you remember the year that was the “new normal” or the “great resignation”?  For some, this may have been a record year with funding and innovation. For some others, this may be a year for reflection and recalibration. Or perhaps changes and uncertainty are simply part of the new reality we are in. Regardless of where you are geographically and what role you play, one thing is for certain: There is no better time than now to be part of fintech, to flex your creative muscles and find new ways to serve more of our society, to put your heart and soul into an industry that never sleeps.  In this episode of One Vision, Arun, Bradley, and Theo reunited to chat about the year that was 2021, and what we think the future would hold for our ecosystem and beyond.
43:40
December 23, 2021
Bitcoin, ten years on the roller coaster, and where it may go next, insights with crypto legend Charlie Shrem
A very special guest to mark the 100th podcast episode by Jamil Hassan Solving the Global Trust Deficit with Bitcoin and Charlie Shrem on Crypto Hipster's 100th Episode Charlie is the host of UntoldStories.com. In 2011, at the dawn of the crypto era, Shrem founded BitInstant, the first and largest Bitcoin company. In 2013, he founded the Bitcoin Foundation and served as its Vice Chairman. Since then, Charlie has advised more than a dozen digital currency companies, launched and managed numerous partnerships between crypto and non-crypto companies, and is the go-to guy for some of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs. He recently started Crypto.IQ, a premier advisory firm providing expert research, education and advice in the world of crypto assets. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
38:22
December 22, 2021
Ido Hoorvitch a researcher at CyberArk explains why he hacked WiFi networks in Tel Aviv
CyberArk recently released new research from researcher Ido Hoorvitch who recently went on a mission in his hometown of Tel Aviv to uncover how many WiFi networks he could crack with one simple trick, much like Alan Turing in his quest to crack the Enigma code. Ronan talks to Ido about this and more. Ido talks about his background, why he decided to uncover how many WiFi networks he could crack with one simple trick, and what he found. Ido also gives tips on how enterprises and consumers can protect themselves, and if there is any other potential hacks that could cause concern. More about Ido’s research: After sniffing 5,000 WiFi hashes and installing hashcat, Ido was able to execute several cracking attacks that took advantage of a habit most people in Israel have -- using their cellphone number or a weak alternative as their Wi-Fi password. Using this method, he easily broke more than 70% of the sniffed WiFi networks' passwords. This should be a wake-up call for enterprises and consumers alike. The continued move to hybrid work has expanded an already porous corporate security perimeter. The routers that were susceptible to this attack, from many of the world’s largest vendors, are used by households and businesses worldwide. The hack Ido did was ‘undetectable’ and couldn’t have been stopped by two-factor authentication, making it incredibly powerful.
28:47
December 21, 2021
Crypto trends to watch for 2022, David Schwartz, Director, Litecoin Foundation
Year End 2021 Litecoin Status Update with David Schwartz, Director at Litecoin Foundation  David Schwartz is CEO & Co-Founder of gethedge.io. Has been the Project Director for the Litecoin Foundation since October of 2018, and directly involved in projects ranging from the UFC and Miami Dolphins, to helping research the viability of cross chain interoperability with blockchains like Cardano. Retired from the US Army in 2013 as a Master Sergeant. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
32:07
December 21, 2021
How more women can become involved in NFTs, Sara Nemati, artist and contributor Bored Ape Ladies NFT collective
How more women can become involved in the very male-centric NFT industry, with Sara Nemati. Sara Nemati, a creator of one of 158 Bored Ape Ladies NFTs, was just appointed to the role of Director of Arts and NFT's at CMORQ, a crypto banking app that is one of the first to mint their own NFT collection. In her role she is leading the creation of CMORQ's NFT platform and their first collection and is looking to connect with other artists seeking a platform for launching their own NFTs. Experienced Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. Skilled in AutoCAD, Sustainable Design,3D modeling , Sketching, and Adobe Photoshop. Strong arts and design professional with a Master of Architecture (MArch) focused in sustainable Architecture from Politecnico di Milano. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
26:53
December 20, 2021
How to Create Limited Edition NFTs with Amelia Tomasicchio at the Cryptonomist
How to Create Limited Edition NFTs with Amelia Tomasicchio at the Cryptonomist As an expert in digital marketing, Amelia Tomasicchio began working in the fintech sector in 2014 after writing her thesis on Bitcoin technology. Previously author for Cointelegraph and CMO at Eidoo. She is now the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Cryptonomist. She is also a marketing teacher at Digital Coach in Milan and an NFT expert. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:27
December 19, 2021
Repurposing AK47s for peace, CRYPTO KALASH stories with Bran Symondson
The Artistic Expression of War to Improve the Environment and Re-establish Masculine Identity with Bran Symondson Bran Symondson is a British photographer, artist, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is considered to be one of the most acclaimed reportage photographers of the 21st Century. Bran started his career in the 1990s working alongside renowned photographers such as Gavin Bond, David La Chapelle, and Nadav Kander. In 2004, Bran started the selection process to join the British Army Special Forces Reserves. After completing pre-deployment training in 2007, Bran was deployed to Afghanistan, Helmand Province. During the tour in Afghanistan, Bran continued to capture images on his camera of the civilians he met along the way, collating images of the land and people - he vowed to himself he will create some inspiring art if he ever made it back to London. He documented his life-changing experiences under gunfire with a simple Canon G9 camera, these significant images culminated in his first show “The Best View of Heaven is from Hell”. The photographs Bran took of young Afghanistan boys holding decorated AK47s with butterfly stickers and flowers gave Bran the idea to embellish the assault rifle with money and butterflies. It was during his last tour of duty training the Afghan National Police (ANP), which now patrols this province, that Symondson became fascinated with the force’s distinctive ethos. So he returned as a civilian photographer “embedded” with them to document something far more unique than the endless fields of opium. The Sunday Times decided to commission Bran to go back to Afghanistan and re-shoot the images as a civilian photographer. After being awarded the 2011 Amnesty International Media Award for his photograph “Lost Boys”, Symondson decided to develop the concept of his photographs further and he began to work on the sell-out show “AKA Peace”.
28:06
December 18, 2021
Tech, security and global crypto growth insights with Samy Karim Binance Smart Chain Ecosystem
About Samy Karim Samy Karim is a Binance Smart Chain Ecosystem Coordinator.He's ex-consenSys and plays a major role in supporting projects building on top of BSC.He's all about tech, security and global crypto growth. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:04
December 17, 2021
Ushering in a new future of buy now, pay later
This episode is sponsored by PayPal. Learn more about PayPal Pay Later at paypal.com/trust. Consumer behavior has changed quite dramatically since the pandemic, with increased adoption of digital wallets, touch-free payments, and ecommerce solutions. The platform economy, along with innovation that seeks to enhance customer experience across mobile, digital, and physical channels, has created a new era of payments that is more inclusive and customer-centric.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Greg Lisiewski, VP and GM, Global Pay Later Products at PayPal, on the past, present, and future of payments, and how PayPal is leading the way ushering in the new future of buy now, pay later, with one of the most trusted brands in globally.
34:47
December 16, 2021
Using Blockchain to Reunite Families, Kristine Smith
Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Reunite Families Impacted by Failures in Local Judicial Court Systems, with Kristine Smith Kristine A. Smith is a Star Producer and Ambassador for the Erasing Family Documentary, (www.erasingfamily.org)  a free non-profit feature-length film about family court induced trauma and real-life reunifications ,  the film is endorsed by the American Psychological Association. This film is designed to help erased kids open up to reuniting with their parents. Kristine Smith has been written about in Jamil Hasan's book Block Chain Ethics, in Chapter 4 "Cracking the Glass Ceiling".  Jamil writes of Krissy’s sudden status as a newly minted “bitcoin” millionaire in 2017 and her struggles as a “non-custodial” parent and her ongoing custody battle in Chester County Pennsylvania “Family” Court. Jamil details the story of how Krissy made money on cryptocurrency to donate to Ginger Gentile the Director of the Erasing Family social impact documentary, in order to make it free and available to educate the masses (including divorce attorneys!!) on the mental health crisis caused by “Family” Court.. Krissy Smith has been a proud and loud voice for the #PsychiatricSurvivor and the #FreeBritney movements. In the state of Pennsylvania, Krissy is an advocate for 50-50 Shared Parenting. She believes that anything less than that will perpetuate the mental health crisis underlying many suicides, homicides, and mass shootings in our society. Smith doesn’t want others to suffer the same fate she has, missing out on the holidays with her offspring. To achieve that goal, she has been rallying support for HB 1397, a proposed Parenting Time bill in Pennsylvania. This bill promotes gender equality in custody determinations and aims to protect the right of children to continue to have both parents meaningfully involved in their lives following a separation or divorce.
30:35
December 16, 2021
The value of Industrially Designed 3-Dimensional Metaverse Marketplaces, insights with Julian Picaza, SmartMFG
Launching Industrially Designed 3-Dimensional Metaverse Marketplaces, with Julian Picaza and SmartMFG With a 25 year background as a Fine Artist Filmmaker, Visual Effects Supervisor, Industrial Product Designer, Makerspace Founder, CNC Operator and more, Julian Picaza is the Quintessential Maker, now leading SmartMFG’s NFT Platform in the role of (Chief) Product (Officer) Manager. Smart MFG Tech LTD promotes new technologies and applications for use within the Industrial Manufacturing industry. We aim to be pioneers in the Industrial Internet of Things and work towards helping develop Industry 4.0. Smart MFG Tech LTD promotes digital transformation of industrial manufacturing supply chains using blockchain as a key building block of Industry 4.0 Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
30:40
December 15, 2021
Mathematics and statistics can be used to test if data is real, Diarmuid Hayes SciFest finalist
SciFest, Ireland’s largest and most inclusive second level STEM fair programme took place recently, and it aims to give students of all abilities and backgrounds the opportunity to develop research, problem solving, critical thinking, and presentation skills. Participation in the SciFest programme is free at all levels. Since its foundation in 2006, SciFest has grown from a single STEM fair of 170 students to 99 STEM fairs with 10,000 students participating around the country. Ronan talks to Diarmuid Hayes one of the SciFest finalists. Diarmuid talks about his background, the SciFest National STEM competition, his SciFest project, Benford’s law and how he proved how accurate Ireland’s Covid data is. More about Diarmuid: Diarmuid Hayes is a student at Coláiste Iognáid, Galway. Diarmuid investigated a a law in nature called Benford’s Law that all data follows. If the data does not follow Benford's Law, then the data is likely fake and possibly manipulated either on purpose or accidentally. He subsequently developed a dashboard test that incorporates Benford’s Law, statistical and graphical techniques to test if data is real or fake. The platform is a user-friendly application so that anyone can test data quickly and efficiently. His innovative project will be helpful for scientists or students to be used as an analytical tool to check that their data is not biased in any way and will help identify if images or videos are fake or real so that public can be made aware of fraud, fake news, or scams.
29:52
December 14, 2021
How to Review and Rate Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Protocols with Rex Hygate at DeFi Safety
Using his background in aircraft avionics software, Rex has specialized in quality and best practices on smart contract software. Starting from EthDenver 2018, Rex established secureth.org as a set of software development process guidelines. At the start of DeFi Summer (June 2020), Rex started DeFiSafety to measure DeFi protocols on transparency, best practices and processes and implicitly safety. DeFiSafety has rated over 170 protocols on 7 chains and has become the pre-eminent independent source for technical ratings on DeFi protocols. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:30
December 13, 2021
The importance of Carbon Neutrality with Arthur Lee, SAI Tech
Rebuilding the Global Energy Industry with Bitcoin and the Energy Tech of Chips, with Arthur Lee and SAI Tech Founded in 2019,SAI is a global computing & energy operator who empowers high-performance chips with clean energy. Adhering to the corporate vision of “energy-driven computing, computing-driven future”, our mission is to enable everyone to use cleaner and more affordable computing power, electricity and heat resources. Use the power of technology to accelerate the reduction of entropy and continue to create value for market customers and partners. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
36:20
December 12, 2021
The Role of Enthusiasm and the Importance of Winning in Crypto With Tally Founder, Dennison Bertram
Dennison Bertram is a serial entrepreneur with an art background. CEO and Co-Founder of Tally, the leading DAO Governance portal. Building tools to enable the future of human organization and collaboration. Previously, founder of DappHero, and BuyBTC.cz, first Bitcoin exchange in the Czech Republic, 2012 Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
35:32
December 11, 2021
How Carbon Capture & Storage will help net-zero emissions, Craig Golinowski, Carbon Infrastructure Partners
In this podcast, Shane is Joined by Craig Golinowski, President and managing partner of Carbon Infrastructure Partners to discuss Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) and how important it will be in the race to achieve net-zero. With many countries committing to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 or 2070, Craig gives his thoughts on whether or not this will even be possible and also discusses Clean Firm Energy, Carbon Infrastructure Partners' vision for a global energy system. About Craig Craig is the President and Managing Partner at Carbon Infrastructure Partners, he has 18 years of experience in the financial and oil and gas industry and has been active in private equity fund management since 2007. Before working at Carbon Infrastructure Partners, Craig worked as an investment banker with RBC Capital Markets, where he focused on equity finance and mergers and acquisitions for domestic and international oil and gas, oil sands and energy service companies. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development. He also likes to write about sport in his spare time. His main areas of interest are football, rugby and basketball. He is currently interning with Irish Tech News which will last for the duration of his third year in university.
27:39
December 10, 2021
Starting from Zero and Challenges with Deep Tech Investing, with Sonny Vu and AREVO
Sonny Vu is CEO of Arevo, an advanced manufacturing technology company that uses 3D printing to automate the production of carbon fiber composite products. He is also founder of Alabaster, an investor focused on early stage companies with technology based on scientific breakthroughs that have the potential for creating positive, planet-level impact. Recurring themes include alternative protein production, new materials, and novel semiconductors. Previously he founded and sold a number of technology companies, including most recently selling Misfit to Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL) for $260m. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:55
December 10, 2021
Re-shaping the future of finance with open banking, Canadian edition
Canada fintech funding soars to a record $2.2B in 2021 YTD, according to CB Insights. With 90 percent of the market being dominated by six big banks, however, one would imagine the dynamics between incumbents and fintechs would play out a bit differently than what we may find in other markets.  In this new episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Sue Britton, Co-CEO of FGS, on the open banking agenda, financial inclusion, and the future of the Canadian fintech ecosystem.
38:21
December 09, 2021
Why equity crowdfunding is on the rise, with Christoper Burge, Spark Crowdfunding
In this podcast, Shane is joined by Christoper Burge, CEO and co-founder of Spark Crowdfunding, Ireland's only equity crowdfunding platform who are based in Dublin City, to discuss the crowdfunding space in Ireland and what makes Spark Crowdfundings approach unique to other platforms. Chris also discusses Spark Crowfundings approach to attracting investors/investees as well speaking about the future of equity crowdfunding in Ireland and, after a very successful year, he discusses the year ahead and would make 2022 an even better year for Spark Crowdfunding. About Chris Christopher Burge is the CEO and co-founder of Spark Crowdfunding, before moving to Ireland in 2000, he worked around the world as an engineer, in places such as France, South Africa and the United States. After moving to Ireland, he worked in a number of different businesses before deciding to start Spark Crowdfunding after seeing the rise of crowdfunding in the UK and the United States. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development. He also likes to write about sport in his spare time. His main areas of interest are football, rugby and basketball. He is currently interning with Irish Tech News which will last for the duration of his third year in university.
13:23
December 08, 2021
How to launch your own NFTs, insights with David Minns creator of 10,000 Mini Mutants
NFT was just named 2021's "Word of the Year” for Collins Dictionary. And what better time to talk about NFTs than now? Marieta speaks with David Minns, creator of a 10,000 NFTs collection, called “Mini Mutants”. The project aims to raise £1,000,000 to donate to multiple charities. David talked about the initiative as well as about how his two sons have been involved in the design of the pieces. The Mini Mutants project hopes to attract the attention of celebrities that can help to reach the goal of one million pounds. There are special pieces dedicated to sportspeople, singers, actors and more that are waiting for their signature and are going to be sold to the highest bidders. David also explained the process behind creating non-fungible tokens and putting them on the market. He talked about traditional and digital art and why he thinks that NFTs are here to stay and will dominate over physical pieces of art in terms of sales in the future. About Marieta: Marieta is a student journalist, currently pursuing a degree in Coventry University. She is from Bulgaria and moved to the United Kingdom three years ago to prepare for a career in journalism since she believes it best suits her interests and strength. Marieta has a passion for writing and is keen on producing digital content. She is a driven and creative aspiring journalist who is always on the lookout for a good story.
22:44
December 07, 2021
Leveraging AI and Machine Learning with Matt Dixon, EVAI
Jamil chats with Matt Dixon from EVAI to learn more about this interesting project. Discovering the True Underlying Economic Value with Research and Ratings Methodologies that Leverage AI and Machine Learning, with Matt Dixon and EVAI Matt Dixon, CEO and Founder of Evai.iohas over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector. A former consultant to the World Bank and FCA CF30 accredited financial advisor, he has been inspired to use his experience to bridge the worlds of traditional finance and digital asset investment.Before founding Evai in 2019, Matt designed and implemented successful algorithmically traded funds regulated by the FCA. The concept for the Evai.io business was formed when he returned to education to study his MsC at the University of Brighton, where he was introduced to Professor Andros Gregoriou.During the course of his studies, Matt and Andros discussed the failure of financial ratings during the 2008 economic crisis and debated ways in which the learnings could be applied to the fast-growing cryptocurrency sector. The vision was to create a world-first decentralised and unbiased cryptoasset ratings platform driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning.Over the last two years, Matt has evolved the Evai cryptocurrency ratings concept from an exploratory whitepaper into a fully-fledged crypto technology company that has attracted over $5m in funding and currently employs 50 staff. The sellout funding rounds have enabled the Evai team to fast track the ratings platform development with the Evai Ratings launching in May 2021.Evai OverviewFounded in the UK in 2019, Evai has set up its global HQ in Dubai’s CV Lab ecosystem offices within the new DMCC Crypto Centre, which is rapidly establishing itself as a hub for the development and application of crypto and blockchain technologies Evai has pioneered the world’s first decentralised and unbiased cryptoasset ratings platform to allow investors to assess the true value of crypto, DeFi and NFT assets. The unbiased platform is needed in the marketplace which is now worth over $2 Trillion and features over 12,000 assets. Ratings on 1000+ cryptoassets are now available on the Evai platform and over 2,000 will be available by the end of 2021. Access to the Evai ratings is free and users can sign up at Evai.io $5 million has been raised to fund and fast track the development of the industry leading Evai ratings platform, which is built on world renowned economic research and driven by AI and ML Leading economic research developed by Professor Andros Gregoriou of the University of Brighton has been used to develop and optimise the unbiased Evai cryptoasset ratings platform. Professor Andros Gregoriou of The University of Brighton, Co-Founder and Chief Research Officer at Evai, has written over 100 leading research papers and has presented his work to the CFA, FCA, London Stock Exchange and is an advisor to the Bank of England. His globally recognised work includes the 2011 Liquidity Asset Pricing Model and 2019 Seven Factor Pricing Model, which was developed following analysis of 80 years of data from all US listed securities between 1927-2014. Professor Gregoriou has developed the unique multi-factor model to provide an autonomous solution for universally recognised unbiased ratings on all cryptoassets Dr. Marwan Al Zarouni, CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center has recently joined the Evai team as a Blockchain advisor and has been working on initiatives to develop the platform and grow adoption via education programmes and events in the region.
35:02
December 06, 2021
How to succeed in Crypto and the Blockchain Industry, Ryan Williams, The Blockchain Academy
Jamil catches up with Ryan William to learn more about building the blockchain pipeline for future entrepreneurs and innovators.  The Importance of Professional Certifications, Continuing Education and a "Tech Chops" Skill Set in Crypto and Blockchain Industry, with Ryan Williams Ryan Williams is an adoring husband raising three young children and running his organization, The Blockchain Academy, from Napa California.  Ryan grew up on the east coast in New York and New Jersey attending Fordham University in the Bronx for his undergrad and achieving his Masters at New York University.  When Ryan isn't working to scale skills with powerful institutions he enjoys spending time traveling around northern California to hike, and occasionally laces up the boots to play Rugby. Ryan has partnered with over 300 higher education institutions to provide business and technical instruction towards industry-recognized certifications. As an EdTech evangelist, Mr. Williams works to leverage the latest technologies in order to improve communication and reduce the friction between the students, the educators building the talent pipeline, and hiring employers.www.theblockchainacademy.com Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:56
December 05, 2021
How to build a blockchain gaming platform, Gregory Crous, H3RO3S
Solving the Student Experience Crisis from Covd-19 by Creating a Lasting Legacy, with H3RO3S Gregory Crous is the CEO of Swiss based H3RO3S AG. H3RO3S is a real-life blockchain gaming platform that aims to provide fun and income to people across the world. Gregory has come to understand that connecting with your target audience is the major ingredient to being a successful business. Gregory has had the opportunity to present the H3RO3S idea to Theresa May at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland and she loved it. Gregory holds a BA in International Relations from Queen Mary University, London UK. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
32:13
December 04, 2021
Old Paradigms Die Hard: Shifting from the Analog to the Digital Blockchain Economy, Don Tapscott
Jamil catches up with the legendary futurist, forward thinker, blockchain advocate and friend of Irish Tech News, Don Tapscott. Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He has authored 16 books, including Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, which has been translated into over 25 languages. In 2016, with his son Alex, he co-authored the global best seller Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World, now translated into 20 languages. According to the late, great Clay Christensen of Harvard Business School it is “the book, literally, on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption.” The paperback version of the book, updated with new material covering recent developments about digital assets, sovereign identity and Central Bank Digital Currencies was published in June 2018. In 2017, Don and Alex co-founded the Blockchain Research Institute, whose 100+ projects are the definitive investigation into blockchain strategy, use-cases, implementation challenges and organizational transformations. Since then Don produced a new book entitled Supply Chain Revolution: How Blockchain Technology Is Transforming the Digital Flow of Assets. The book debuted in June 2020 as the “#1 New Release” in the commerce category on Amazon.com. Don is a member of the Order of Canada and in 2019, then ranked as the 2nd most influential Management Thinker by Thinkers50, joined Professor Christensen, Michael Porter, Peter Drucker and others in the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame. He is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and Chancellor Emeritus of Trent University in Ontario where he served as Chancellor 2013-2019. It is hard to imagine anyone who has been more prolific, profound, and influential in explaining today’s technological revolutions and their impact on the world. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:32
December 03, 2021
Climate Finance: If not now, then when?
How do we move beyond the low hanging fruit and create something that brings about real change? How can we entice more incumbents to join the chorus of younger fintechs and insurtechs to tackle climate change, a challenge that extends beyond borders and across generations?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Arun chat with the masterminds of WhiteSight, Afshan Dadan and Sanjeev Kumar, on green fintech, the climate-conscious consumers, and trends to look forward to in 2022. If you enjoy the insightful reports from the WhiteSight team, this is definitely an episode you don’t want to miss.
31:28
December 02, 2021
How to Futureproof your career insights with Dr Naeema Pasha
In this conversation, Minter Dial discussed with Dr Naeema Pasha her new book cowritten with Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, "Futureproof your career, How to lead and Succeed in A Changing World," published by Bloomsbury. We look at Dr Pasha's work on career resilience, how leaders need to mix science and empathy, fitting in versus belonging, and pluralistic leadership. Dr Naeema Pasha is Director of Future of Work, Equity and Careers in Henley Business School where she established the World of Work (WOW) to explore future of work readiness. Her work focuses on AI impact, human skilling and equity leadership. She recently led a major piece of research on Race Equity in Henley, which highlighted the importance of addressing Race from a future of work perspective. Naeema has contributed to various publications and media outlets including Wired, Forbes, The Voice, Stylist, Cosmopolitan, Raconteur, and the BBC.. She also contributed to Microsoft’s ‘Unlocking the UK's Potential with Digital Skills’ report. Naeema has been shortlisted as one of the Top 30 Global Thinkers, 2021 by HR Magazine, and was voted in the Top 50 Global AI Ethics Thinkers, 2020. She has also spoken at the UK Parliament on Equity and Future of Work. Minter Dial is an international professional speaker, elevator and a multiple award-winning author. He’s author of the WWII story and documentary film, The Last Ring Home (2016) as well as three business books: Futureproof (2017, Heartificial Empathy (2019) and You Lead (2021).
50:46
December 01, 2021
They want their data to be used in a way that maximises their experience, Micheál Killarney Co-founder Miko Healthcare
Micheál Killarney, and Prof. Stephen Daniels of DCU, are building a unified healthcare platform, Miko Healthcare. Starting with pharmacy, along with medication adherence, and expanding through healthcare via affiliations to build a marketplace. Miko Healthcare are also in the process of launching their alpha product. Ronan talks to Micheál Killarney about this and more. Micheál talks about his background, how Miko Healthcare came about, their alpha product, the current pandemic and their future plans. More about Miko Healthcare: Miko Healthcare have commercial partnerships agreed with Letsgetchecked, and Fitbit. They are also in contact with insurance, tele-consultation, addiction, diet, fitness, dermatology and wellness firms. Their adherence solutions has the potential to improve adherence from 50% to 98.9%. Currently non-adherence costs EU governments 125bn annually, taking 200,000 lives prematurely. Their cost base is about 1/3rd that of a regular pharmacy for example, and their model can access as many customers as 400 community pharmacies. They don't have a licence to sell medicine yet, however this is something Miko Healthcare hope to pursue in the future and they are focused on building their technology and commercial partnerships as it stands.
28:24
November 30, 2021
How buying refurbished iPhones can reduce your carbon footprint and help the planet, Casper Andersen, Swappie Ireland
We catch up with Casper Andersen to learn more about his goal to ensure 50% of phone sales are refurbished models. About Casper Andersen Casper Andersen is Swappie's country manager for Ireland. His background is in investment banking and tech. Casper is overseeing the growth of Swappie in Ireland. About Swappie Since its launch in Helsinki in 2016, Swappie has become the Number 1 online destination for buying and selling refurbished iPhones in Europe. The Finnish start-up, which was founded by Jiri Heinonen and Smi Marttinen, now helps customers in fifteen countries choose environmentally friendly and affordable ways to stay up to date with the latest technology. The company’s aim is to have 50% of all smart phones bought refurbished ones. In June 2020 Swappie raised €35.8 million in a funding round to support its international expansion into new markets including Ireland. Since its launch here in 2020 over 30,000 Irish consumers have chosen to buy from Swappie. Research shows that more and more Irish consumers are increasingly considering opting for a refurbished device. People aged 18-24 years are even more likely to do so. 27% of Swappie’s customers are in this age bracket which is by far the largest group. All Swappie iPhones are refurbished by Swappie at their own factories in Helsinki and Estonia. They are put through a rigorous 52 step process covering cosmetics, hardware, battery and cleaning, and all Swappie spare parts have OEM quality. All Swappie iPhones also come with a 12-month warranty. Swappie’s Irish customers are served by English speaking staff in the company’s Helsinki Headquarters.
23:03
November 29, 2021
The importance of Financial Smart Contracts, Ralf Kubli, Casper Association
Building Robust Financial Smart Contracts and 'Correct by Construction' Proofs, with Ralf Kubli and the Casper Association Ralf Kubli is an experienced executive with a strong background in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and decentralized technology.  Ralf’s career spans roles in M&A, sales and executive management positions in large corporations and technology startups.  He discovered Blockchain through a Fintech investment in 2015.  Since then, Ralf cannot unsee the transformative potential of this technology and has been involved in the blockchain space as an investor, advisor and board member.Ralf holds an MBA from Cornell and an M.A. in History from the University of Zurich. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:57
November 28, 2021
Virtual Reality Gaming, Crypto Insights from Miami, Jonathan Ovadia, AEXLab
Jamil catches up with all things crypto, VR gaming and the metaverse  Virtual Reality Gaming and Community Building in the Metaverse , and Crypto Insights from Miami, with Jonathan Ovadia at AEXLab Jonathan Ovadia, a virtual reality evangelist and gamer brings his background in finance and development to AEXLAB. Piqued by the new convergence of virtual reality and virtual social spaces, Jonathan sees the metaverse as the next phase of technology for society. Jonathan holds a Master's degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Miami.AEXLab.com Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
26:49
November 27, 2021
The latest Bitcoin Insights, including Taproot, Lightning Network News, and Inflation, with Peter Nagle at Bitcove
Jamil catches up with Peter Nagel to learn more about Irish company Bitcove and their work. Peter has a background in Law and is the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Bitcove. Peter first discovered Bitcoin in 2013 and has been working in the industry since 2014. Peter is a big believer in Bitcoin and the transformative power of cryptocurrencies among a number of different verticals. Peters work with Bitcove aims to unlock the next wave of crypto users as they strive to make crypto secure and accessible for all. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
39:26
November 26, 2021
The double-edged sword of big fintechs
In a world where billionaires are planning space travel while millions are struggling with extreme poverty; in a society where it would take 268 years to close the Economic Participation and Opportunity Gap and women in 72 countries are not allowed to get a bank account, how can we improve the well-being of those who have been left behind?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley spoke with Sofie Blakstad, two-time author of "Why Change" and "Fintech Revolution: Universal Inclusion in the New Financial Ecosystem", and Founder and CEO of hiveonline, on building sustainable digital finance for the next billion.
29:07
November 25, 2021
How to rate Celebrity NFTs, insights with Joey Dunne, aka LeDrop WithCheese
How Quentin Tarantino' 'Pulp Fiction' Inspired this U.S. Army Veteran to create a Celebrity NFT and Metaverse Collectible and Consulting Business Joey Dunne is currently fully immersed in the Metaverse by manufacturing, buying and selling NFT’s(Non-Fungible Tokens) as an anonymous artist, a self-proclaimed expert Celebrity NFT drop blogger named LeDrop WithCheese, and a trader of cryptocurrencies. Joey owns a massive NFT collection across dozens of blockchains and is a partner in a Metaverse company with David Seidman, ESQ, named Fake Himbos, LLC. Together, they specialize in Metaverse onboarding and monetization for artist/director/musician/celebrity clients. LeDrop WithCheese is a blog writer and NFT artist who rates Celebrity NFT drops in advance of their releases, with honest reviews distributed across these channels: LeDropWithCheese.com, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Tik Tok and Giphy. Previously, Joey Dunne was featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune and on Prime Time with Brian Williams for his Christmas Sweater Depot company (2011-2015) based out of Chicago that featured 2 storefronts and an online shop. Joey was also the managing partner for Grace Street Tap from 2010-2012 and is a DePaul University and Gordon Tech Alumni. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
37:18
November 25, 2021
The technology is changing with the vehicles, Aisling Dunne Bolt’s Head of Public Policy for Ireland.
The legislative environment around electric scooters is gaining momentum, with the Government’s Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021 being published by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD. So as electric scooters come back into the public arena what are the positive benefits they can bring to the country? Ronan talks to Aisling Dunne Bolt’s new head of public policy for Ireland about this and more. Aisling talks about her background, what Bolt does, the services they offer in Ireland, the Government's Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021 road tax, charging Infrastructure, and scooter bays and racks. More about Aisling: Before joining Bolt, Ms. Dunne worked with Arup as a Senior Transport Advisory Consultant and as a Special Adviser to the Minister of Transport, Tourism & Sport for four years. In her role with the Department of Transport, Dunne worked closely with road safety organisations and advocacy groups to successfully deliver the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018. She also helped to craft safety regulations introduced in 2019 to improve safety on Irish roads for cyclists and other vulnerable road users.
39:44
November 23, 2021
World’s First Religious Relics to be made into NFTs
Artentik launches NFT marketplace for Portugal’s Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa (SCML) St Francis of Xavier to be celebrated as a NFT on his feast day of December 3rd Artentik, the digital marketplace for SCML, is dropping the world’s first religious relics in the form of Non-Fungible-Tokens (NFTs) for the 500-year-old social enterprise organisation and keeper of the Museum and Church of São Roque in Lisbon, which houses one of the most important religious collections in Catholic Europe. Artentik will be SCML’s curated platform to share digital twins of its treasures and encourage living artists to also sell their works as NFTs. This will enable SCML to monetize and promote its unique cultural heritage to the world while continuing its extensive 500-year support to social causes. The first NFT drop will take place on December 1st and is drawn from SCML’s sacred art collection, one of the finest in the world. President of Santa Casa Edmundo Martinho is interviewed by Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author.
22:44
November 22, 2021
Understanding the Rise of Technosocialism, with author Brett King
Jamil catches up with Irish Tech News favourite Brett King Brett King is an International Bestselling Author, a world- renowned futurist and media personality. President Xi Jinping cited his book Augmented. He has spoken in over 50 countries, given keynotes for TEDx, Wired, Techsauce, Singularity University, Web Summit, The Economist, IBM's World of Watson, CES, SIBOS and more. He has appeared on CNBC, BBC, ABC, Fox, and Bloomberg. He advised the Obama administration on Fintech. King hosts the world's #1 Fintech Radio Show/Podcast called Breaking Banks (180 countries, 6.5 million listeners). He is the founder of Moven, a globally recognized mobile start-up, which has raised over US$40 million to date, and launched the first in-app mobile bank account offered anywhere in the world.  Banking Exchange named him the King of the Disruptors, he was nominated as American Bankers Innovator of the Year, voted the world's #1 Financial Services Influencer by The Financial Brand and listed by Bank Innovation as one of the top 10 coolest brands in banking. King was shortlisted for the Advance Global Australian of the Year for being one of the most influential Australians offshore. His book Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane, was a top-10 non-fiction book in North America. Bank 4.0 remained a global bestseller in banking more than 12 months after release. The Rise of Technosocialism, is his 7th book Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
37:35
November 20, 2021
Retro Cat NFTs, Korean inspirations with artist Stephanie Ishler
How Korean Art and Entertainment Served as the Inspiration to Create Retro Cat NFTs, with artist Stephanie Ishler Hey all! My name is Stephanie Ishler. I am a self-taught American artist and internet personality.Born and raised in small town Pennsylvania, I spent over 6 years in South Korea. Additionally, I also spent a lot of time traveling around the world. While I was always a creative person, I began painting in 2010 when I was living in South Korea as a form of art therapy. My childhood and my experiences living and traveling around the world are equally important in shaping my art. I co-founded the YouTube channel 'Hallyu Back', and recently just launched my own randomized NFT collection with utility called 'Retro Cats'.I am currently based in Florida.  There I live with my husband and two cats who frequently appear as subjects in my paintings, and inspired my NFTs. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
35:17
November 20, 2021
Why Economists are Often Wrong about Bitcoin, David Palmer, Vodafone
The Intersection of the Economy of Things and the Economy of Crypto Tokens, and Why Economists are Often Wrong about Bitcoin with David Palmer, Vodafone David Palmer is a digital visionary and global platform innovator. He is the Vodafone Business lead for Blockchain technology, and he has been key to exploring the application of blockchain to telecoms and wider business. David is an expert on the convergence of digital technologies and new business models, and he is currently exploring the opportunities associated with IoT, Blockchain and Metaverse. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
30:20
November 19, 2021
In a field of data daisies: Data as a means, not an end
Can an industry as old as banking adapt to a tsunami of disruption? From open banking to open finance, how do we ensure a better outcome for the end users we are supposed to serve? Whose data is it and how do we protect consumer rights while fostering innovation?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Dr. Louise Beaumont on the regulatory environment, open data, and positive disruption to drive systemic change.
34:10
November 18, 2021
Why it is time for EVs in Kenya, Filip Lövström, Opibus
In this podcast, Shane is joined by In this podcast, Shane is joined by Filip Lövström, CEO and Co-Founder of Opibus, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer based in Nairobi. Filip speaks on his background and what his company does. He also provides an insight into the massive potential for electric vehicles in the region. He also explains what makes Opibus' approach unique and different from other manufacturers and gives his thoughts on what the future holds for electric vehicles, discussing the possibilities of reaching 100% electric vehicle usage in the future. About Filip Filip Lövström is the CEO and Co-Founder of Opbus, who recently secured $7.5 Million dollar investment. Filip spotted a gap in the East African market and founded Opibus, which has gone on to become Africa's leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Filip started out as a mechanical engineer and has spent the last 10 years working on electric vehicles. Opibus set up its operations in 2018 in Kenya. He aims to deliver Technology and Climate Solutions that are available today. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development. He has also previously studied game design and development before deciding to study journalism. He also likes to write about sport in his spare time. His main areas of interest are football, rugby and basketball. He is currently interning with Irish Tech News which will last for the duration of his third year in university., CEO and Co-Founder of Opibus, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer based in Nairobi. Filip speaks on his background and what his company does. He also provides an insight into the massive potential for electric vehicles in the region. He also explains what makes Opibus' approach unique and different from other manufacturers and gives his thoughts on what the future holds for electric vehicles, discussing the possibilities of reaching 100% electric vehicle usage in the future. About Filip Filip Lövström is the CEO and Co-Founder of Opbus, who recently secured $7.5 Million dollar investment. Filip spotted a gap in the East African market and founded Opibus, which has gone on to become Africa's leading electric vehicle manufacturer. Filip started out as a mechanical engineer and has spent the last 10 years working on electric vehicles. Opibus set up its operations in 2018 in Kenya. He aims to deliver Technology and Climate Solutions that are available today. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development. He has also previously studied game design and development before deciding to study journalism. He also likes to write about sport in his spare time. His main areas of interest are football, rugby and basketball. He is currently interning with Irish Tech News which will last for the duration of his third year in university.
13:16
November 16, 2021
Phishing scam insights with Morten Kjaersgaard CEO Heimdal Security
We have all heard of the increase in phishing scams via emails and texts that are designed to steal financial details from you. One of the most popular ones claims to be from An Post and in the run up to Christmas more and more of these will be received. I have gotten numerous texts from Irish mobile phone numbers over the last few weeks stating “ANPOST: Payment of import duty/tax & advance fee of €1.99 is required for your shipment to be processed. Pay securely via xxxxxxxxxx”. The xxxxxxxxxx at the end of the text is actually a link to a website where your payment is processed. Another person who received one of these phishing attacks is Morten Kjaersgaard CEO Heimdal Security, a cybersecurity company based in Copenhagen. Morten received an email supposedly coming from the GLS courier company, informing him of an incoming package in his name and for the delivery of which he had to make a small payment. Morten talks to Ronan about the email he received, what he did next, how the scam works and how his research and development team managed to infiltrate the attackers. More about the phishing scam: The email/text is a phishing scam and clicking the link within the email/text takes the recipient to a phishing web page with credit/debit card inputs for the victim to execute the payment for the package delivery. Once the recipient fills in their credit/debit card details, all the data is then sent to the attackers through a Telegram chatbot, onto a public Telegram channel, which basically makes the 3.000 stolen credit/debit cards to date visible not just to the attackers but also to anyone else who is aware of the Telegram channel’s existence.
27:13
November 16, 2021
How to do PR right in the Crypto world, Armel Leslie, Peaks Strategies
An interesting and useful conversation by Jamil with Armel Leslie from Peaks Strategies The Opportunities and Challenges of Public Relations within the Crypto Industry, with Armel Leslie and Peaks Strategies Armel Leslie is a Partner at Peaks Strategies delivering integrated brand-building campaigns for clients across the capital markets ecosystem with a strong reputation and expertise across alternative investment management and digital assets/crypto. Armel began his career at Walek & Associates in 1999 where he rose to a Partner by the time of its sale to integrated PR agency Peppercomm in 2013, where Armel was Senior Director of Capital Markets. Following his time at Peppercomm, Armel was a Senior Vice President at Sloane & Company, where he oversaw some of the firm’s leading financial services clients.He graduated cum laude with a BA in History from Baruch College (CUNY) in New York, where he worked at the Press Office his senior year. A Native of South Africa, he also attended the University of South Africa (UNISA). He is a Board Member and Treasurer of American Friends of Tikvot, a philanthropic organization headquartered in Israel. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
24:02
November 15, 2021
How street smarts and thinking on your feet can take you a long, long way: tech & crypto insights with Monty Munford, Sienna Network
How Street Life and Travel Writing Helped One Man Become a Bollywood Actor, Meet Very Famous People, and Become a Leading Crypto Evangelist, with Monty Munford  Monty Munford is a tech journalist and the Chief Evangelist and core contributor to the Sienna Network project.He is a keynote speaker/emcee/moderator/interviewer at prestigious events around the world and has spoken at more than 200 global events interviewing figures such as the late John McAfee, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Steve Wozniak (twice in Beirut and Vienna), Kim Kardashian (once in Armenia), Ghostface Killah, ZZ Top, Guns N’ Roses and many others. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
48:09
November 14, 2021
Why Artists Should Create Their Own Platforms for Fan Engagement, DJ Sam Feldt, Fangage
Taking Back Your Personal Data and Why Artists Should Create Their Own Platforms for Fan Engagement, with DJ Sam Feldt and Fangage More about Sam DJ, producer, entrepreneur and sustainability pioneer Sam Feldt has established himself as one of the most sought after electronic artists of recent times. Building his career around distinctly feel-good sound, Sam already has a double album and a multitude of top-selling releases under his belt. The platinum-selling DJ and producer has proven himself to be an entrepreneur at heart, with his own platform Fangage - meant for artists to connect with their fans better - and the launch of his own record label Heartfeldt Records in 2020.  On top of this, with his project Heartfeldt Foundation, Sam is passionately working towards a more social and sustainable dance music industry. With this foundation he promotes a sustainable lifestyle according to the Do-Give-Inspire and Empower model and aims to combine the reach of a lot of different influencers to create awareness around sustainability issues. The mission of the foundation is a common thread for the entire Heartfeldt business chain: Heartfeldt Records, Heartfeldt Radio and Heartfeldt Events. Both in music and life, Sam definitely has his sights set firmly on the future. Heartfeldt Foundation In his entrepreneurship, Sam is always looking for ways to help out others and protect our planet. This same philosophy will be applied to Sam’s extracurricular endeavor to mitigate the climate impact of his DJ activities as much as possible. He is aware of the fact that as a DJ he flies all over the world and thus has a large carbon footprint. For this reason, his flight behavior is measured and calculated, visitors to Heartfeldt events are asked about their way of transport to his shows and 1% of the stream earnings of Heartfeldt Records releases goes to Heartfeldt Foundation. “The whole idea is to maximize the impact of what I’m doing,” Sam elaborates. “The transition to a circular economy is something that we are all part of and I think companies and people who are trying to do their best for the environment, should get attention and support.” As an ambassador of Plastic Promise, Plastic Soup Foundation and partner of Blond:ish Bye Bye Plastic, many positive adjustments are already made within the events sector. Sam Feldt believes sustainability is needed in all areas of our consumption. He is therefore open to working with all interested parties in order to investigate the ways in which life, from everyday consumption of food and drinks to flying and performing music, can be made sustainable. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual.
18:51
November 13, 2021
What you need to know about the future of Cryptocurrencies and the digital Euro with Sean Brizendine, SecureX
Securing the future of Cryptocurrencies with Sean Brizendine and SecureX. Sean Brizendine has been in Bitcoin and Blockchain technology research and development since 2011. He is an ICO Bench Expert Top 50 in the world. Sean is a Certified Blockchain Professional. As a regular speaker at the NASDAQ Marketsite, he is co-author of numerous papers regarding Blockchain/Cryptocurrencies and taxes with well-known European Union lawmaker Ksenija Cipek 'Dame of Honour'. Sean is an Advisor to many successful Blockchain projects including 1stcoin. linkedin.com/in/sean-brizendine-707 Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
24:08
November 12, 2021
A Utopian or Dystopian future? The choice is ours
The twenty-first century is going to be the most disruptive, contentious period humanity has ever lived through. It will challenge our most sacred ideologies around politics, economics and social constructs. It will force humanity to adapt in ways we can't yet imagine. We are now living in a different world than a century ago, where algorithms and robots can take people’s jobs, where unemployment increases and social unrest is fueled by divisive social networks and a lack of economic opportunity, and where the impact of climate change is undeniable.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley speak with our good friend, Brett King, author of a new book, The Rise of Technosocialism: How Inequality, AI and Climate Will Usher in a New World. We discuss the context of what is happening in society, the technology behind these changes, and where we are headed next.
42:46
November 11, 2021
Tim Draper on Blockchain, VC, female VCs, El Salvador and everything Bitcoin
It’s true, Tim Draper has picked losers. He tells me this even before I ask him. The VC legend who backed Hotmail, Tesla, SpaceX, Coinbase, Ledger and many other successful companies, readily coughs up that he has invested in lemons. Some he says have totally gone out of business, but others just didn’t get him the money back. “By the same token there are winners that make us a couple of times on the money and then some that 1000x the investment.” Asked to identify the single biggest element in both – either for success or failure, Draper is very sure of the common denominator. “Trust – entrepreneurs have to build trust amongst themselves, their team, their employees and their customers.” He also touches on another comment theme – regulation. “They need to feel free to innovate. And they can’t feel overwhelmed by government regulations.” Draper cites a single decision maker in the business – and faith amongst the team in that leader. “Another factor is that the winners are often a bit odd. Their ideas are sometimes left of centre and often I go - whoa, what are you doing?” Tune in to hear more from the Bitcoin legend Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author - her latest book is at https://persons-of-interest.io/
34:19
November 10, 2021
We have always wanted to be the home of innovation Andrew Lynch, Co-founder and COO of Huckletree
During the current pandemic businesses have had to revaluate how they operate and remote working and hybrid working has become a reality. One business which has seized on this is Huckletree who provide co-working space and allows businesses to scale up or down their office space during the pandemic. Ronan talks to Andrew Lynch, Co-founder and COO of Huckletree about this and more. Andrew talks about his background, how Huckletree started, what Huckletree does, office working during Covid, the impact of Covid, learning from your mistakes, the importance of having a good team around you, and broadband. More about Andrew Lynch: Andrew moved back from the UK earlier this year, where he did a master’s degree in real-estate investment, before working in private equity and then co-founding Huckletree. During that time Huckletree has opened 5 co-working spaces in the UK and one in Ireland. Andrew has seen companies join Huckletree Ireland as start-ups and grow and expand and, as they take on investment, grow very quickly to 30 or 40 people. The Dublin space brings its global member count to 2,000 people. 
36:29
November 09, 2021
Using neural explanations to learn how consumers make decisions, Seán Higgins, Future Proof Insights
In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Sean Higgins, cofounder of  Future Proof Insights to learn how our own bodies often tell us more about what we really think than we might realise. About Seán Higgins: In 2020 Seán Higgins co-founded Future Proof Insights, an insights agency that combines Consumer Research with Neuroscience to provide neural explanations for how consumers make judgements & decisions that ultimately impact behaviour. Seán is also a director of Future Proof Media, a full-service marketing agency based in Dublin. About Future Proof Insights: 95% of brain activity is completely irrational, yet people insist on measuring effectiveness via rational approaches. Future Proof Insights' aim is to remove objectivity from the creative & design process to help brands design better consumer experiences. They achieve this through the use of a cutting-edge research platform that allows for the collection of vast quantities of bio & neuro data in parallel to provide actionable insights that can be implemented immediately. Website link: https://www.futureproofinsights.ie/ Useful Information: https://www.futureproofinsights.ie/blog/ Neuromarketing in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ge2TSFrbk0s Overview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyzB5VSzwlw
28:48
November 08, 2021
Why NFT Birds are better than Punks, Apes and Horses, with Daniel Steeves and tudaBirds
Daniel Steeves is a Germany-based, Canadian tech-focused strategy consultant and entrepreneur with a career covering thirty-five years internationally and across sectors. Over the last ten years, his focus has moved from very large scale tech and business solution to advising, mentoring and building fintech, ICO and blockchain startups - not to mention his current endeavours at tudaBirds.io.An accredited management consultant, recognised thought leader in the cloud space and one of the founding mentors at Level39 in London’s Canary Wharf, Daniel is also a former partner at Hamilton Bradshaw with “Dragon’s Den” star James Caan. He has an extensive speaking and writing background ranging from TEDx to The Economist BIU and was a contributing author on Wiley's best-selling “Fintech Circle”.Further information regarding Daniel’s professional career can be found on his LinkedIn profile (https://linkedin.com/in/danielsteeves) Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
43:47
November 07, 2021
What the World Could be like IF Bitcoin BSV were the Real Bitcoin, Richard Boase, Satoshi Block Dojo
Co-founder of the Satoshi Block Dojo, Richard Boase is a long-time bitcoin advocate who started in Bitcoin in 2012 as a tech-journalist and marketing consultant for Blockchain companies. Since 2019 he has been a keen student of Dr. Craig Wright and founded the Dojo with Craig Massey in August 2021 to empower entrepreneurs to build on BitcoinSV, the original implementation of the Bitcoin protocol. Richard lives in London and Satoshi Block Dojo is his third company. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over ninety podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
37:06
November 06, 2021
NFTs and Building the Metaverse with Jamie Goldblatt and Mind Chill 360 Media
Chilling the World Out: Monetizing Content, Dealing with Grief, Building the Metaverse and more with Jamie Goldblatt and Mind Chill 360 Media For 20 years Jamie Goldblatt has been creating, curating, and distributing digital art and creativity, whilst working with some of the world’s biggest charities, brands, telecoms, broadcasters, and film studios. After setting up one of the first digital content studios, his original digital art and content has been downloaded by over 60M. His new venture Mind Chill – Metaverse of Chill, which includes Mind Chill Coin, and Bank of Chill is on a mission to chill the world out, the next internet needs a chill space! For the last 3 years He has been organically building an engaged community over 250k, partnering with companies such as Devvio, HTC VIVE and Ceek VR. His Mind Chill 360 and VR content has been shared and seen by millions whilst also featuring some of the most innovative NFT artists like Beeple. He and his team are dedicating the next 10 years to building something that inspires and actions real change! www.mind-chill.com https://www.facebook.com/Mindchill360 https://twitter.com/Mindchill360 https://t.me/METAVERSEOFCHILL https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClIBeKLwUMOkQa1ExMzqY5A https://www.devv.io DevvESG.com Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over eighty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
36:25
November 05, 2021
Eight Improbable Possibilities with John Gribbin
In today's podcast Melanie Boylan has a chat with John Gribbin about his new book entitled "Eight Improbable Possibilities".  One of the features is about the Moon and little known facts that we know our listeners will love. In one part Melanie asks about Newton, The Bishop and The Bucket, great story behind this. Listen in to learn more! John R. Gribbin is a British science writer, an astrophysicist, and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. His writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction  John Gribbin’s numerous bestselling books include In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat and Six Impossible Things, which was shortlisted for the 2019 Royal Society Science Book Prize. He has been described as ‘one of the finest and most prolific writers of popular science around’ by The Spectator. John lives in Sussex.
20:07
November 04, 2021
Can the journey to the American Dream be truly debt free?
The financial services ecosystem has been inundated with a tremendous amount of external capital aimed at disrupting the way people and businesses bank. From the most basic to the most complex, financial relationships are held together by the tenets of savings, investments, monetary exchanges, protection, and use of the credit and debt. When any of these areas are neglected, these relationships can become one-sided, even predatory. What would our world be like, if banks and fintechs could change their business model to align with customer's financial objectives ? What if there was more focus on reducing debt and truly building real wealth over time?  In this week’s episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Sunjay Pandey, founder of Woven Money, about their goals of helping consumers achieve long term financial security.
34:01
November 04, 2021
Learning the 6 Steps to Better Leads and Sales with Louise McDonnell
In this podcast today Melanie Boylan speaks with Louise McDonnell about all of her latest exploits, her planner launch and her next speaking gig coming up on the 15th of November as mentioned in the podcast, Louise is a speaker at the upcoming Monday Morning Marketing Podcast Workshop.  If you would like to book your FREE seat, then book here. Her Talk: Learn the 6 Steps to Generating More Sales & Leads on Social Media You will leave this session with a list of what you need to change.  Her promise is that she will offer practical tactics in non technical language that you will be able to understand and quickly implement. Louise McDonnell Louise McDonnell is a social media strategist, coach, & speaker.   She is the Author of, “Facebook Marketing, The Essential Guide” and the bestselling “2021 Social Media Planner & Guide”.  She is the founder of SellOnSocial.Media, an online training academy which makes social media simple, actionable and profitable.  Louise has been voted one of the world’s Top 50 Facebook Marketing Bloggers by Feedspot, and listed as one of the Top 108 Digital Marketing Experts Worth Following by Springboard.com. She has also been listed as one of the Top 10 Worldwide Facebook Experts by Blogger Local. Website & Social Media Links www.LouiseMcDonnell.com & www.SellOnSocial.Media Facebook Page Twitter Instagram LinkedIn
19:18
November 03, 2021
There is data about how you communicate, John Colgan the CEO and Co-Founder of Solgari
In 2012 John Colgan co-founded Solgari a company that has developed a disruptive cloud business communications platform. Since then Solgari has forged partnerships with various companies including Microsoft. During the current pandemic Solgari has come into its own. Ronan talks to John Colgan the CEO and Co-Founder of Solgari about this and more. John talks about his background, what Solgari does, the impact of the pandemic on Solgari and their clients. John also talks about Solgari’s USP and where he see’s Solgari going in the next 5 years. More about Solgari: Their purpose, and their passion, is to enable people to more easily communicate and collaborate. Solgari was built to free people from the restraints of disjointed and old-school technology and services. A complete communications solution that’s straightforward to implement, intelligent, dependable and universal. One solution to deliver the type of modern, agile communications businesses were crying out for.
33:37
November 02, 2021
Defying the Traditional Trends by Helping Investors Make Confident Crypto Decisions with Imgesu Cetin
Jamil chats with Imgesu Cetin, CEO of Defy Trends in his latest interesting crypto corner conversation. Defying the Traditional Trends by Helping Investors Make Confident Crypto Decisions with Imgesu Cetin Imgesu Cetin, CEO of Defy Trends, - an AI and data driven crypto intelligence platform that helps investors and traders make confident crypto investment decisions through actionable insights and quality information- breaks the mold of the enigmatic night-owl coder with her strong leadership, people skills, and outgoing personality. After sitting on her laptop, programming, and scraping together data from all thousands of sources, she likes to unwind by being a social butterfly, bringing like-minded people together, and even DJs for fun.She was born in Turkey grew up in the States. She got her Master’s degree at UCSD for Data Science.  One of her biggest accomplishments was getting a prestigious position in the UN - international organization for migration for forecasting and creating predictive modeling for migration using big data (web and social media analytics). She was selected among only 2,000 applicants for a full-time data scientist position in the UN. During all these accomplishments, she was always intensely passionate about blockchain, trading, and creating apps for herself to aid in her investment strategy. These self-help trading apps that scrapped and analyzed crypto trends ended up being the foundation of the Defy Trends Company which is now a platform for investors and traders to make confident crypto investments utilizing quality information and actionable insights!As a young entrepreneur empowering women, she has already launched her first company and is in the process of building a strong team to support her goals. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over eighty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:32
October 31, 2021
Painting the Invisible - How Artists and Scientists are paving the path for NFTs in film and painting with Christian Hook
Jamil chats with Christian Hook to learn more about this remarkable new collection. Christian enlisted the help of a number of scientists specialising in theoretical physics, physiology, sensory perception and more. Together they explored and broke down a series of ideas and discovered that artists and scientists have more in common than they thought. With their collaboration, Christian embarked on his greatest challenge yet - Painting the Invisible. You can watch some clips from the fascinating film in our interactive catalogue, which includes an online narrated tour of the complete exhibition, behind the scenes photography, and of course, the complete collection of original and limited edition artwork. Painting the Invisible - How Artists and Scientists are paving the path for NFTs in film and painting with Christian Hook https://www.clarendonfineart.com/news/christian-hook-painting-the-invisible/ Bio: https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/artists/christian-hook The Painting the Invisible video link here: https://www.sky.com/watch/title/programme/3ecdd7d0-7a37-48dc-84c8-058e939355df The Painting the Invisible artwork images that are exclusively exhibited at Clarendon Fine Art Dover Street: https://we.tl/t-FIMtmozPqp Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:38
October 30, 2021
SHABANG!!: Discovering your inner NFT with world famous photographer Peter Hurley
Peter is a world renowned photographer who for the past 20 years has been fixated on the faces that fill his frame. He spends his days in studio unpacking the relationship between how his clients’ internal thought processes affect their outer appearances. He’s a TEDx speaker on the subject, author of The Headshot, Shabangrs NFT project co-founder and founder of the Headshot Crew, which comprises the largest group of headshot specialists globally. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:19
October 29, 2021
The complex web of our global supply chain
Have you been thinking about the global supply chain a bit more lately? Perhaps back in the beginning of the pandemic, when you couldn’t find toilet paper, or maybe now when you are just starting your holiday shopping and realize you might already be a bit too late. But do we think enough about what we buy, why we buy, where we buy from, and whether we are buying too much?  In this week’s episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Christopher Mims about his new book, “Arriving Today: From Factory to Front Door –– Why Everything Has Changed About How and What We Buy”, and the fascinating story of the complex web of our global supply chain and why it matters more than ever.
33:01
October 27, 2021
Wuji Games - Regenerative Gaming - play games, earn NFTs and plant trees
Stephen Cutter is the founder and CEO of Wuji Games which is launching Earth Defender at COP26. His passion for saving the earth has led him over the past ten years to create a project which now combines blockchain, NFTs, Natural Capital Accounting Principles, the metaverse and tree planting. There are also elements of staking, ReFi, rewards, Easter Eggs and links with GiveNation and links with tree planting organisations Tree Sisters and the Eden Project. Listen here for more Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author - her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
12:06
October 27, 2021
7 in 10 employees have experienced burnout in their career James McGann Co-founder Frankie
This month is mental health awareness month and the current Covid-19 pandemic has brought mental health to the forefront. Mental health is also an issue with startups as many employees experience burnout. A Dublin startup Frankie has come up with a solution that can help deal with mental health issues. Ronan talks to James McGann the Co-founder of Frankie. James talks about his background, what Frankie does, psycho education, mental health continuum, VC funding, mental health services, Covid, where did the name Frankie came from, and mental health awareness month. More about Frankie: Frankie is a two-sided B2B mental health platform for modern teams and mental health service providers. Frankie intelligently connects team members suffering from anxiety, stress, depression, and burnout to a diverse range of support that is personalised to the individual. Frankie uses clinical assessments to measure effectiveness and to provide mental health insights to close the blind spots of remote and hybrid teams. Frankie connects with team members using the tools they use, like Slack, to deliver video calls with experienced therapists and to recommend preventative exercises that develop mental fitness.
31:47
October 26, 2021
Leveraging LinkedIn with Louise Brogan
Louise Brogan has been working in her niche of LinkedIn for a number of years now and is sought out internationally for helping others update and build their profiles personally and commercially.   In this podcast with Melanie Boylan she outlines the various ways her support can help boost your business and help business owners develop the techniques to reach their goals.  With a long list of resources as well as time spent with her directly, she can help any business reach and surpass their goals. As mentioned in the podcast, Louise is a speaker at the upcoming Monday Morning Marketing Podcast Workshop.  If you would like to book your FREE seat, then book here. Louise Brogan works with entrepreneurs, SME’s and professionals who want to raise their profile through LinkedIn in a genuine and valuable way. Louise is an international speaker, writes for Social Media Examiner and hosts the LinkedIn with Louise Podcast.  She lives at home with her husband, three children, and an energetic spaniel called Bruce. In 2019, Louise was invited to attend No 10 Downing Street to represent small business and annually attends the House of Lords as one of 12 UK Local Heroes for Business.   In 2021, Louise was named a Small Business Britain Champion. LinkedIn Learning Lab LinkedIn Profile by Lunch LinkedIn with Louise Podcast
23:48
October 25, 2021
Space as a Service, Lessons from Space, with Zee Zheng and SpaceChain
Space as a Service - CyberSecurity and Blockchain Applications and Lessons from Space, with Zee Zheng and SpaceChain Zee ZHENG, CEO and Co-founder, SpaceChain Championing the fusion of blockchain and space, Zee Zheng believes that these technologies will enable a new era of seamless global collaboration. Having launched five blockchain-enabled satellite payloads into orbit since SpaceChain's inception, Zee has been recognized as a pioneer in this industry and has been sought as a speaker at events like Space Tech Summit, SpaceTide and Space Forum. Zee honed his entrepreneurship at Draper University, his space expertise at the International Space University, and is a graduate of Columbia University. He is also a Lee Kuan Yew Senior Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:59
October 23, 2021
The NFT Handbook - Obtaining a Comprehensive Overview of the Global NFT Market with QuHarrison Terry
Jamil catches up with QuHarrison Terry to learn more about all things NFT related QuHarrison Terry is a growth marketer at Mark Cuban Companies, a Dallas, Texas venture capital firm, where he advises and assists portfolio companies with their marketing strategies and objectives.Previously, he led marketing at Redox, focusing on lead acquisition, new user experience, events, and content marketing. In 2015, he co-founded 23VIVI the world’s first digital art marketplace powered by the blockchain. In 2021, he sold an NFT of the Worldstar Hip-Hop Chain for 121 ETH on Opensea.QuHarrison has been featured on CNN, Huffington Post, Xconomy, Cointelegraph, MobiHealth News, MedCity News, and many others.As a speaker and moderator QuHarrison has presented at CES, SXSW, TEDx, Marquette University, and the Open Data Science Conference.QuHarrison is a 4x recipient of Linkedin’s top voices in Technology award. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
34:07
October 23, 2021
Climate Change and The Future of Food with Matt Reynolds, WIRED UK
In this podcast Melanie Boylan speaks with Matt Reynolds about his book The Future of Food, How to Feed the Planet Without Destroying it. We discuss gene sequencing, veganism, education, activism and so much more.  Grab a cuppa and take part in the conversation today. Matt Reynolds is the science editor at WIRED UK, where he edits and commissions stories about the environment, health, space and everything else about how science is  changing the world. He’s particularly interested in the science of food and the impact that our diets have on the environment. His first book, The Future of Food: How to Feed the Planet Without Destroying it was published on September 16, 2021.  Matt was previously a technology reporter at New Scientist. With a global  population estimated to reach nearly 10 billion by 2050, we face a huge  challenge in feeding everyone on the planet. How is that to be achieved? In this brilliantly insightful, one stop guide WIRED journalist Matt Reynolds assesses the limits and drawbacks  of current food production and looks at the ways in which they can be  tackled. He considers the  potential for lab-grown meat to replace inefficient livestock farming.  He talks to the scientists hoping to perfect more productive and  disease-resistant crops. He explores initiatives to  make agriculture less environmentally damaging and to reduce food  waste. And he addresses the fundamental question: how do we feed more  people while using fewer of the Earth's resource. You can find Matt on Twitter 
28:11
October 22, 2021
Navigating the present and preparing for tomorrow – with intelligent data
Financial institutions are sitting on top of a lot of data, and so much of that goes unused, whether it is because the data is sitting in disparate systems that do not play well together, or because of the lack of expertise or resources to truly benefit from the power of it. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley play host to three thought leaders from Curinos –– Sarah Welch, Suraya Randawa, and Rutger van Faassen –– to talk about how financial institutions can harness the power of intelligent data to build digital relationships at scale, and create new competitive advantage for the digital future.
29:14
October 21, 2021
Joshua Galloway - CEO of Lepricon
Galloway has been a gamer since he was a child. His father worked at Litton Industries which made gyroscopes for missile defence systems in the US – which also made microwave ovens – but he brought home the latest PCs. As a result, Galloway and his twin brother spent a lot of time on the PC – as well as fighting off their other four siblings – and were the only kids on the block to have a PC in the home. Gaming and basic coding fascinated them with Galloway now heading up one of the fastest moving blockchain gaming platforms in Lepricon and his brother working in the game development industry. “Games have changed a lot since then,” he admits. “We played games like Olympics which basically consisted of two dots running around a track. Then we got an upgrade to a games console similar to an Atari. “But whatever we had, we often had a family games night. It was in our blood.” Galloway took a job at God Games, part of Rockstar Games and the maker of the popular Grand Theft Auto. He had a choice to go to New York or Hong Kong. “I came for one year and I’m still here 20 years later.” To find out more, tune in for the quick fire round with Joshua. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
08:12
October 20, 2021
Is your Marketing Working? A Chat with Amanda Webb, Spiderworking
In this podcast today Melanie Boylan sits down with Amanda Webb of Spiderworking and they chat about Amanda's latest talk coming out for the very first time this November.  This inaugural talk will be featured at The Monday Morning Marketing Podcast Workshop when Amanda's talk called Is it working? 5 Incredibly Useful Digital Marketing Measurement Tips for Small Business gets an airing for the attendees. Want to learn more and book your free seat?  Book here. We also hear about Amanda's future plans and how she is building her business to support a larger range of people through online courses.  Her marketing content on the Spiderworking blog has previously won her awards nationally and internationally and she just loves to talk marketing. She also mentions in the podcast how beneficial a Social Media Audit is for your business and wanted to share the link to help people better understand how to improve their channels.  Click this link to get your download. She has previously written for international websites including Social Bakers, Social Media Examiner and AgoraPulse. When she’s not working she loves watching Dr. Who and playing with her cats. ‍Twitter
23:11
October 20, 2021
The AI equilibrium, Maeve Bleahene, Co-founder and Head of Operations at Peroptyx
Traditionally, the AI and Machine Learning sectors have been a male-dominated industry. Findings from the 2020 World Economic Forum report state that women make up only 26 percent of data and AI positions in the workforce. Yet, 66 percent of respondents in Deloitte’s The State of Women in AI survey reported that having more women working within an organisation can only benefit a business and increase success. Ronan talks to Maeve Bleahene, Co-founder and Head of Operations at Peroptyx about this and more. Maeve talks about her background, what drove her to become an entrepreneur, what does Peroptyx does, and how to get more women to enter the AI and Machine Learning workforce. Maeve also talks about reducing bias in AI, why the human element is an important part of a successful AI strategy, and where she sees AI heading. More about Maeve: Having co-founded and built a successful machine learning company, which recently raised €1.7 million from the ground up,  Maeve is a firm believer that the AI industry requires more female roles and insights. This is something that she is determined to help with at Peroptyx, with three new female hires on the cards before the end of the year which will bring their team to a 50/50 gender ratio.
23:15
October 19, 2021
What Makes a Video Work For Your Business with Matthew Hughes, the King of Video
In today's podcast, Melanie Boylan speaks to Matthew Hughes AKA The King of Video.  Why is video so essential for business, what makes a video stand out and who should be doing them?   Matthew Hughes is the King of Video. In 2013 he started his video company that he ran for 7 years creating video and travelling the world, with clients from one man bands through to billion dollar companies. Fast forward to 2019 and he created the King of Video brand to help small business owners confidently, create, consistent video content that connects with their audience. He does this with his YouTube Challenge, the YouTube Bootcamp and on a 1-2-1 basis with his YouTube managed service, YouTube Essentials ‍For information on the DMR event Matt is running next week, click here.  For information on Matt speaking at the Monday Morning Marketing Podcast Workshop click here.  Sign Up here.
23:02
October 18, 2021
The challenges of driving crypto adoption, Rosario Ingargiola, Bosonic Digital
Adoption with Rosario Ingargiola and Bosonic Digital. Rosario Ingargiola is Founder and Chief Executive of Bosonic Digital, a San Francisco based Financial Technology and Infrastructure company offering the only non-custodial, real-time clearing and settlement platform for crypto. Clients include Banks, Neo Banks, Hedge Funds, Lenders, Market-Makers, Broker-Dealers and Miners. He is a serial FinTech entrepreneur, an award-winning patent owner, published author and an Enterprise Technology Trading System SME in the fields of Algorithmic Trading, Foreign Exchange, Cryptocurrency and Low-Latency systems. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:56
October 17, 2021
Why the future of journalism may not be in print, trends and insights with Suzanna Hayek
Shane spoke to Suzanna Hayek about her experience as an intern with Irish Tech News, her background and what the future of journalism looks like. She also spoke about what the highlight of her internship was and how it compares to her time at university. Suzanna also gives insight into the challenges she faced, gives advice for those interning in the future, details what she would have done differently and speaks about her plans for the future. Suzanna Hayek is a Kuwait-born journalist and teacher based in London. Suzanna is interested in covering social issues, corporate ESG, sustainability, and ocean conservation. She is fluent in Arabic and English. In her free time, Suzanna volunteers at EduPact, an initiative, which aims to provide free online lessons to children in Lebanon, where she is originally from. Suzanna is happiest when freediving and her favourite sharks are tiger sharks. About Shane Shane is currently interning with Irish Tech News. He is in his third year of studying Journalism at NUI Galway where he also studies IT and has an interest in programming and web development. He has also previously studied game design and development before deciding to study journalism. He also likes to write about sport in his spare time. His main areas of interest are football, rugby and basketball. He is currently interning with Irish Tech News which will last for the duration of his third year in university.
13:25
October 16, 2021
Building an NFT Marketplace for Global Healthcare, Dr. Michael J Kaldasch, Almedis Blockchain
Building the World's First Medical and Scientific NFT Marketplace for Global Healthcare, with Dr. Michael J Kaldasch and Almedis Blockchain Dr. Michael J. Kaldasch is medical doctor, the CEO and cofounder of Aimedis. He studied medicine and graduated from the Heinrich-Heine- University in Duesseldorf. He has 12 years of clinical experience in internal medicine. Besides he has been working as a drug safety officer in a CRO. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:13
October 16, 2021
When music and fintech collide
Could you imagine life without music? Plato said that ‘music gives a soul to the universe’. And there does seem to be a soundtrack to each change of cadence in our lives, as ‘music is the wine that fills the cup of silence’ according to Robert Fripp. There is also a melody to the way money flows through our daily lives as well. So how well do we take care of the artists that conjure up this magic, across so many genres and generations?  In this week's One Vision, Theo and Bradley listen in to the timbre and tempo of John Waupsh, Co-Founder of Nerve, a new type of bank dedicated to the music makers creating the harmony and rhythm of our lives.
33:01
October 14, 2021
Search, Plant Trees and Help the Earth Breathe - with Christian Kroll of Ecosia
Every time you do an online search your boosting the worlds CO2.  Did you know that?  Not many people do.  In his chat with Melanie Boylan, Christian Kroll explains how and why Ecosia works not just for the benefit of the communities involved but for the planet.  We all want the same thing at the end of the day and Christians "movement" makes Climate Change a reality with a simple click.  Listen in for more. Christian Kroll Christian Kroll is the founder and CEO of Ecosia, the green search engine that uses its profits to plant trees. He launched Ecosia in 2009 after witnessing the devastating impact of social inequality and massive deforestation while traveling through Nepal and South America. Ecosia has gone on to become the world’s largest not-for-profit search engine and a world-leading tree-planting organization, planting over 135 million trees in more than 30 countries. In 2014 Ecosia became Germany’s first certified B Corporation, and in 2018 Christian gave away his right to ever sell Ecosia or take dividends out of the company. Twitter
27:31
October 13, 2021
Marsel Adawi, CEO of OptionRoom
For a new project to hit a hack before launch would destroy many a company but Marsel Adawi explains how his decentralized forecasting portal where users speculate on the outcome of real world events survived the experience. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author - her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
17:33
October 13, 2021
Customers are not looking to be wowed, they simply want a friction free experience, CX trends with Daniela Illuminati,TELUS International Ireland
We chat with  Daniela Illuminati - Director of Operations and Dublin Site Lead for TELUS, to learn more about her insights around CX and industry wide trends to watch. About TELUS International Ireland TELUS International Ireland is a leading Irish-based provider of digitally-enabled customer experience (CX) and business process solutions, and is a key location in the TELUS International family. It has two CX and IT delivery centers strategically located in Dublin and Cork as well as a site in Ballina providing AI data solutions to support  many of the world’s top brands. In December 2019, TELUS International completed its acquisition of Voxpro, with the sale seeing the ownership of the business, including facilities, business operations and employees transfer to TELUS International. With almost 2,000 team members, TELUS International Ireland is committed to promoting and celebrating diversity and inclusion within its team, company and the community where it lives, works and serves. This includes inclusive, high-impact volunteer days like TELUS Days of Giving. More about Daniela Illuminati - Director of Operations and Dublin Site Lead Daniela Illuminati joined TELUS International in April 2018 as Senior Operations Manager, and shortly afterwards became Site Lead for the Dublin office and Director of Operations. She is also a member of the TI Ireland Senior Leadership Team. Daniela is an experienced leader with extensive background in online operations in the tech industry, having worked for almost 10 years in Google Ireland, supporting the AdWords Sales organisation, by providing customer service, technical support as well as sales consultancy services to both SMBs and global accounts in the Google Adwords and YouTube network.
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October 12, 2021
An exclusive moment with others together in time, Thomas Lorenz, Managing Partner of JOURNEE
Joytopia, Europe’s first metaverse event took place recently and over 1 million people attended it and powered by JOURNEE and Epic games. The unique event featured metahumans across numerous different worlds in jaw dropping simulated environments. One of the many highlights included a performance by global chart-toppers Coldplay. Ronan talks to Thomas Lorenz, Managing Partner of JOURNEE, the company behind building Joytopia's metaverse. Thomas talks about what JOURNEE does, what’s a metaverse, how JOURNEE got to work with BMW, how the metaverse will change how we use the internet. why the pandemic has been a boost for all things digital, the future of online advertising, revolutionising the entertainment industry, crypto and NFT’s and building a metaverse for Siemens. More about Joytopia and JOURNEE: Joytopia was brought to life in association with BMW and Epic Games. The metaverse, a new world where virtual reality meets physical, is tipped to be one of the biggest breakthroughs in technology for human kind. JOURNEE is a future-focused, immersive deepfake tech company that specialises in enabling interactive, live- streamed experiences.
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October 12, 2021
Teaching Retrieval Practice, Spacing and Interleaving - Podsie with Joshua Ling
Former 8th Grade middle school teacher Joshua Ling started Podsie because he wanted to support his students in and out of the classroom.  In this podcast with Ebony Ximines-Parke to tell us how this worked. What is Podsie? Podsie combines the research-backed learning strategies of retrieval practice, spacing, and interleaving, customized by the mastery data of each individual student, to enhance learning both inside and outside of the classroom. They want to ensure that the hard work that teachers put into teaching doesn’t go to waste, while ensuring that they are supporting the learning needs of their individual students. How does the learning science come into play? Retrieval Practice Retrieval practice is an incredibly powerful strategy in which students actively draw out previously-taught knowledge from their brains, thus enhancing "diverse forms of learning, including memory, problem solving, and generalization to new situations." When they challenge students to frequently and intentionally retrieve knowledge, they grow in their abilities to retain and quickly access information. The team at Podsie believe that both retention and quick retrieval are essential foundations for students when it comes to "deeper learning" and transferring skills and conventions to different contexts. Traditionally, quizzes and tests are used in the classroom as a form of retrieval practice. At Podsie, they completely combine the research-backed power of frequent, low-stakes retrieval practice with spacing and interleaving to enhance the learning of students. Twitter
15:31
October 10, 2021
Initial NFT Offerings with Steve Good and Dreams Quest
Sleighing the Dragon's Lair, Creating Heroes, and Initial NFT Offerings with Steve Good and Dreams Quest Steve Good is co-founder of Dreams Quest and best selling author of Be Left Behind. Steve is also an accomplished entrepreneur with board level experience working with start-ups and corporates. He is also crypto veteran who started in 2016 and has worked with over 75 projects as a marketing and business development consultant. He has spent over 20 years in Fintech as a business executive working with Tier 1 banks.Prior to working in blockchain, he has worked for notable companies such as Deloitte and Infosys as well as building and selling his own FinTech firm in London, UK. He has been responsible for running major IT programs for his clients by delivering a range of IT and digital solutions and services to major Tier 1 banks across the front, middle and back office.Steve is also a public figure, keynote speaker, and has been featured in numerous articles including BuzzFeed, CNBC, and How-To Geek. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:06
October 10, 2021
Block Kong: The Current Crypto Scene in Hong Kong and China's CBDC Status with Charles d'Haussy
Jamil catches up with Charles d'Haussy (夏多希), who is APAC Managing Director - ConsenSys  Charles d’Haussy is Asia Managing Director at ConsenSys, a leading blockchain engineering company. Among his responsibilities, he leads ConsenSys’ projects on central-bank digital currencies with HKMA, BOT, PBOC, CBUAE & BOK. Prior to this, Charles served as head of fintech with the Hong Kong government (InvestHK). In that capacity he helped found and scale Hong Kong Fintech Week, and supported the growth of over 450 fintech companies. He has 15 years of prior experience in Hong Kong’s private sector and is licensed to invest and deal in securities. In 2018, Charles was elected as a Top-50 fintech influencer in Asia. In 2021 he published Block Kong, a book about Blockchain leaders shaping the Hong Kong blockchain ecosystem. He studied in France at Rennes International Business School and in Guangzhou, China at Sun Yat Sen University. He is a certified Bitcoin professional and studied blockchain business strategy at Be9 London. Follow Charles : http://www.blockkong.com http://www.twitter.com/charlesdhaussy https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesdhaussy/ Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over sixty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:33
October 09, 2021
Real-Time Payments: The new wave of payments innovation is here
We have seen a tectonic shift across industries and business models during the pandemic. How businesses adapted to the changes on the ground was a stress test in real time. As customer behavior changed, payments changed along with them, seeing a rapid rise in contactless at point of sale and new ways to pay for all types of services via mobile and online checkouts.  In looking to demystify how payments -- especially real time payments -- have changed, this week Theo and Bradley speak with Ginny Chappell, Senior Vice President, Fintech Leader, Digital Payments and Banking at FIS, about how their RealNet real time payment network will connect and empower a new wave of payment experiences.
23:04
October 07, 2021
Saro McKenna, Co Founder of Alien Worlds
In a time when play to earn is the echo that follows gamers around, Alien Worlds is converting people to mass adoption through strategy and governance. It’s like sneaking extra shredded vegetables into children’s dinners; they don’t even know they are eating it. Likewise, the gamers have no idea that they are building something much bigger than mined Trillion on a planet in a galaxy far, far away. Let’s start with the basics. Alien Worlds is a metaverse with seven planets. On metaverses more later. Launched last year, it’s the biggest game on WAX and possibly on blockchain and last month it flip flopped in and out of first and second place in all dApps globally with PancakeSwap. It happened quite quickly and then some. First of all, Alien Worlds was the first game on blockchain to break through 100,000 users, then one million users, then two million. Now it’s surging at 2.5 million users. It is literally limitless. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
17:52
October 06, 2021
The world of work is the future of work
Hybrid working has now become a part of our daily lives because of the pandemic and it looks like it won’t be going away anytime soon. It is an evolved version of remote working which involves a combination of remote working and working in the office. To do this safely and securely requires technology that adapts to a specific users wants and needs. Ronan talks to Paul Hardy Chief Innovation Office at ServiceNow a company that offers such a solution. Paul talks about what ServiceNow does, security and remote working, what are digital workflows and why they matter, and how data is used. Paul also talks about ServiceNow’s latest eruct Rome, reducing employee fatigue, the shift towards automation, what automation will look like in the future, and how organisations ensure a seamless customer experience More about ServiceNow: ServiceNow has recently launched a new version of its industry-leading Now Platform designed for hybrid work, to unlock productivity, reduce employee burnout, and scale innovation across the enterprise. Over the last year, the new world of work has become hybrid. As a result, ServiceNow has more than doubled the features and functionality of its Now Platform to enable new ways of working for 6,900+ global customers representing more than 80% of the Fortune 500.
42:33
October 05, 2021
YouTuber Ravit Jain talks Data Science and Community
Ria talks with Ravit about his YouTube channel ‘The Ravit Show’ and what inspired him to transition from a finance background to the data community. He speaks about the best practices to get involved with the data and how to stand out in such a diverse environment. Ravit elaborates on the importance of networking, and from his own experience how a niche is never permanent. Ravit Jain, host of The Ravit Show and Community Manager at Packt Publishing, is an amazing personality with a love for data and interacting with people! Ravit is passionate about supporting Packt and the data science community by sharing the literary works of experts in the field and hosting “The Ravit Show”, showcasing intimate, live 1:1 interviews with key influencers and practitioners on the same.
15:28
October 04, 2021
Building Communities through NFTs, with Matt Street, Lucky Maneki NFT
The Importance of Building Communities through NFTs, and 'Getting Lucky' with Lucky Maneki, with Matt StreetMatt Street is a Community Ambassador for Lucky Maneki NFT. He has 20+ years of Marketing, Business Development and Operations experience.  Has worked with companies of all sizes including Fortune 500 organizations. Matt got into NFT’s through NBATopShot and found a home with the  Lucky Maneki community. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vi
25:17
October 03, 2021
It’s the FinTech Groundhog Day
Have we truly fulfilled the promise of fintech? How do you look beyond what is easy and serve communities who have long been ignored by traditional financial services, such as migrants? What is best for the greater good? How do we create change at scale? Perhaps the only way to unbake systemic racism within financial services is to change the ingredients and those that are preparing the meal, as well as for whom we are preparing the meal. Everyone deserves a seat at the table. In this week’s One Vision, Theo and Bradley welcome Nina Mohanty back on the show to talk about her new brainchild, Bloom Money, an app that is “built by migrants, for migrants”.
38:31
October 03, 2021
Bitcoin Lessons from El Salvador and Onboarding New Crypto Users within Seconds, Geoff McCabe, Divi Project
Jamil catches up with Geoff McCabe to learn more about this topical subject. Bitcoin Lessons from El Salvador and Onboarding New Crypto Users within Seconds, with Geoff McCabe and the Divi ProjectGeoff McCabe, Chairman, Divi ProjectGeoff McCabe is the Chairman of decentralized payment ecosystem, Divi Project, and a member of Brock Pierce’s Delegation, who met with the El Salvadorian government to consult on the implementation of Bitcoin as legal tender.He has a masters degree in physics and over 30 years experience in a variety of businesses, including product design and production, real estate, retail, and travel/hospitality.In addition to being the Chairman of The Divi Project (https://diviproject.org) he currently also owns businesses in virtual reality, gaming, two hotels, and a blockchain-based media company, LightingWorks (https://lightningworks.io) https://www.linkedin.com/in/geoffmccabe https://twitter.com/brockpierce/status/1443948450714816519 Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
41:28
October 02, 2021
The community impact of our economic first responders
How can the financial services ecosystem play a bigger role in creating a more equitable future? Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are economic first responders that help remove barriers to economic equity and help improve the lives of people in our most underserved communities.  Tune in to this episode of One Vision as Theo and Bradley speak with Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-Founder of CNote, about levelling the playing field during a pandemic, how their Wisdom Fund provides access to capital and lending for women-owned businesses, and how their Promise Account helps insured financial institutions with deposits targeting both competitive returns and positive social impact.
26:32
September 30, 2021
Platon - British Photographer on NFTs with Pussy Riot
Platon is one of world's most renowned portrait photographers, having photographed more world leaders than anyone else in history, including six American presidents. He has photographed over 30 covers for TIME Magazine, including their 2008 Vladimir Putin Person of The Year cover. In 2008, Platon signed on as staff photographer to the New Yorker and maintains long-term relationships with many international publications.   He has published four books with subjects ranging from the power of world leaders to the dignity of those who serve in the US Military. In 2013, Platon founded The People's Portfolio, a non-profit foundation dedicated to celebrating emerging leaders of human rights and civil rights around the world. The People's Portfolio creates a visual language that breaks barriers, uplifts dignity, fights discrimination, and enlists the public to support human rights around the world.   Platon is currently on the board for Arts and Culture at the World Economic Forum and serves as a steward for the Economic Growth and Social Inclusion Initiative. Platon's life's work is the subject of a Netflix documentary, Abstract: The Art of Design. His first film, My Body Is Not A Weapon, features survivors of wartime sexual violence and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege. Platon's archive of prominent African American civil rights leaders and cultural leaders was acquired by the Smithsonian in 2020. He speaks today with your host Jillian Godsil on Being Curious, not Judgemental and of course on NFTs
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September 29, 2021
Internet banking was very frustrating, Roy Zakka the CEO and founder of Layer
As the growth of always-on and instant banking increase, traditional banks must prioritise evolving to remain competitive and accessible. So, how do banks digitalise their banking stack and deliver an enhanced experience for customers and employees while retaining core legacy systems? Layer a Dublin based fintech company have a solution that will help banks undergo digital transformation during these strange pandemic times. Ronan talks to Roy Zakka the CEO and founder of Layer talks about his background, the pandemic, how Layer started, what Layer does, and bank branches. Roy also talks about digital transformation in banks, how Layer works, crypto currencies, where Layer will be in five years time., the different offerings Layer offers to different demographics, smart phones and wearable devices. More about Roy Zakka: Roy is a serial entrepreneur with many successful ventures, including double-digit valuation exits. He worked for SLAC and SRI in Silicon Valley. Roy has spent 25 years in the wireless and mobile sectors, and the last 10 years in financial services.
24:58
September 28, 2021
If the Amazon Could Talk with Daniel Gutiérrez, Saving the Amazon
In todays podcast Melanie Boylan chats with Daniel Gutiérrez about his NGO, Saving the Amazon which is now in its sixth year.  Hear about the work they do with the indigenous people, how they keep up accountability and how you can also make a difference in this delicate balance.  Sustainability is everyones responsibility. About Daniel  The purpose of his life is to change the world. The most important struggle that humanity is facing is climate crisis and he decided to dedicate his life completely to this. Daniels' goal is to be the voice of the most vulnerable, so that through their teachings they can make a better world. He has  studied psychology and business administration. About Saving the Amazon Saving The Amazon seeks to unite the global and local community in a campaign to combat the climate crisis by planting trees with indigenous  communities in the most important ecological sanctuary on the planet,  the Amazon rainforest. We were conceived in 2015 and since then have  planted over 160,000 trees and worked with 18 communities in the  Colombian and Brazilian Amazon. Each tree marked with the name of a  person from all over the world to make them participant in our ecosystem  restoration and uniting the world under the Amazon rainforest cause. Twitter
19:22
September 27, 2021
The Importance of Technology Investing for Women, Angelika Dehmel, BUX
Capturing Generation Z Investment Patterns and the Importance of Technology Investing for Women,with Angelika Dehmel, BUX Angelika Dehmel is Content Lead at BUX, Europe's fastest-growing neobroker, which launched its zero-commission investing app, BUX Zero in Ireland in June. A former journalist for the Financial Times Deutschland, she served as editor for the financial, banking, and investment pages and spent six years developing an in-depth knowledge of the world of finance. In her current role as Content Lead, Angelika leads a team of editors and writers in creating localized news, custom educational content, and in-depth analyses of the BUX markets in Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany and Austria. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
29:39
September 26, 2021
Surviving the PayPal Wars and crypto insights with Eric Jackson, PayPal Mafia, TransitNet and more
Leveraging Virtual Data Rooms and Title Registry for Crypto Adoption, and Accounts from the PayPal Wars with Eric Jackson at TransitNet Eric M. Jackson Early-PayPal. Technology Executive and Serial Entrepreneur. Author of “The PayPal Wars.” Eric M. Jackson is a technology executive who played a critical role in building PayPal and subsequently created multiple successful businesses. An award-winning author and sought-after speaker, Jackson is part of the so-called PayPal Mafia that went on to found and develop some of the world’s top technology companies. Early in his career, after a brief stint as a financial consultant, Jackson was recruited by Peter Thiel to join the startup team at PayPal. There he served as PayPal’s first head of U.S. marketing and oversaw its initial product marketing efforts. At a critical moment when the young company was bleeding millions of dollars each month, Jackson was placed in charge of developing and implementing PayPal’s transaction-based revenue model, which helped turn around its fortunes and lead it to profitability. During Jackson’s time at PayPal, the company grew from 2,500 users to 25 million, went public, and was acquired by eBay. Currently, Jackson is the CEO and co-founder of CapLinked, a venture-backed technology company that develops cloud-based information control software. Dubbed the “go-to place for setting up and closing deals” by the Wall Street Journal, CapLinked’s diverse list of global clients include Amazon, Ernst & Young, FTI Consulting, Roche, Founders Fund, Hess, KPMG, Takeda, and many others. Jackson is also the co-founder of TransitNet, a fintech company that provides tools to assist with title verification for cryptocurrencies. The company’s title registry service allows parties to generate a trusted third-party record of ownership for crypto wallets. Additionally, following his time at PayPal, Jackson founded a venture called World Ahead Media, which he grew to profitability before it was acquired. He also served on the boards of a number of organizations and technology startups, including CritiqueIt, Inc., a collaboration software company that was acquired in 2018 by 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU). His book, The PayPal Wars, which chronicles the tumultuous origins of PayPal, won the Writers Notes Book Award and was hailed by Tom Peters as “the best description of business strategy unfolding in a world changing at warp speed.”  A frequent commentator on technology and policy, Jackson has appeared on Bloomberg, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC, and he has been quoted in publications ranging from The Economist to the New York Times. Jackson has spoken at conferences around the world, including the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul, the Lang Di Fintech Conference in Shanghai, and the inaugural Reboot Conference in San Francisco. He also served as the keynote speaker at events hosted by the Cato Institute, the Reason Foundation, and the National Federation of Republican Assemblies. Jackson graduated with honors from Stanford University, where he was editor-in-chief of The Stanford Review, studied overseas in Moscow, and served as a student representative on the university’s Board of Trustees. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.
34:55
September 25, 2021
Case Studies, CEO's and Leading Remotely with Mike Parkes
Ria talks with Mike Parkes about his newly published book ‘Leading Remotely’ and how remote working prior to the COVID-19 pandemic has been developing for years. He also speaks about how the book was formed through case studies of CEOs and their struggles to implement this style of working. In addition to this Parkes elaborates on his experience of remote working and how there has always been a constant struggle between life and work. Mike Parkes is a leadership expert and author who for over 35 years has advised and guided managers, executives, and directors on their leadership challenges.  His most recent book,“Leading Remotely- Achieving success in a globally connected world” is published by Bloomsbury, released in June 2021 and has already been recommended by the Financial Times. Mike’s first book "Business Facilitation - an essential leadership skill for employee engagement" was published in March 2014. Mike was one of the founding partners of Momentum Results LLP before that he was Chief Executive, of The Development Associates Group Ltd, a subsidiary of the global accountancy firm Deloitte. He joined as a Senior Consultant in 1987, before progressing to Managing Consultant and Chief Executive in 1997. Prior to this he worked for The Prudential, Luton Airport and Tesco. Mike is renowned for his practical, insightful, and commercial approach and over the years has spoken at Leadership Conferences across the globe in USA, Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and throughout Europe. In 2020 he spoke at over 100 virtual leadership events on “Leading Remotely” and “Managing Performance in the Virtual World” If you would like to purchase his latest book, click on the Bloomsbury link below: https://lnkd.in/dGbkCw3 or If you would like to know more about Momentum Results, please open the link below:  momentumresults.net
19:46
September 24, 2021
With data, comes power. But what about responsibility?
Those who have the data hold the power. But who owns the data? And how could we better leverage the benefits of financial data and technology to ensure that financial services are delivered in a fair, ethical, compliant, and more evenly competitive landscape? It will require more of the financial ecosystem to embrace open banking standards and put the needs of consumers front and center.  Tune in to this episode of One Vision as Theo and Bradley speak with Ghela Boskovich, Regional Director and Head of Europe at Financial Data and Technology Association, about unlocking the value around financial data and where new data standards are headed.
42:04
September 23, 2021
From Luton to Crutons, poetic insights with legendary performing poet John Hegley
Enjoyable and informative conversation with one of England's national treasures, John Hegley.  Bio photo by Polly Hancock More about John Hegley Born in Newington Green,Islington, North London. Now in neighbouring borough of Hackney with partner, artist mel Brimfield. Educated in Luton and Bristol schools drawings, verse and small amount of baroque dance.and the University of Bradford - Sociology/European Literature and the Historyof Ideas. Sustained exploration of father's French roots.First work in writing and performance with Interaction Community arts, London, 1978whose interactive ethos and techniques continue informing work.John Peel sessions with The Popticians, Radio1, 1983/4. Host of Border TVpoetry series, Word of Mouth, 1989. Perrier Comedy Award nominee, the same year.Three Series of Hearing with Hegley, Radio 4 - 1996-2000.  BBC Online poet in residence 1999.2010 - working with Company Paradiso in 'Warning, May Contain Nuts' alongside BBC Radios Sussexand Berkshire, challenging stigmas around mental illness. 2012 - Keats House poet in residence.2019 - Arts Council of England funded project working with four fellow poets, taking childrento art galleries to delve into, and respond to art works. ('Putting You in the Picture"Twelve books - most recently New and Selected Potatoes, with Bloodaxe books.Workshops in prisons, hospitals, schools.Touring and festival presentations with music,
36:58
September 22, 2021
Herding Cats - why Academics and Crypto folk are so alike
Nick Almond, Finance.Vote Herding cats is how Nick Almond describes managing academics and suggests that achieving consensus and governance in a university space is akin to running a decentralized organisation. As a result when he met blockchain and DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) he was all in. Almond’s arrival into blockchain was nevertheless a windy path. He studied physics for ten years – from undergraduate right the way through to his PhD. He became particularly interested in the intersection of physical systems on the biological – part of condensed matter science – and discovered that the most fascinating things happen at surfaces. Despite being heavily involved in this work, which involved examining DNA through spectroscopy (using light to illustrate molecules). Almond came to realise the life of a scientist was not for him. “Being an experimental physicist requires an incredible level of methodological rigor. As I reached the end of my PhD, I began teaching to supplement my income and discovered I loved teaching people, helping to find the next scientist. I loved the concept of teaching.” Perhaps another intersection but it led Almond to becoming a mathematics lecturer in the Astrophysics Research Institute at John Moore university – back to his first principles – and to number theory. From there it was a small jump into cryptography. To find out more, tune into the podcast. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
40:06
September 22, 2021
Accelerated StartUps, MedTech and Partnerships with Chris McClelland of IgniteNI
Ria talks with Chris McClelland about Ignite Northern Ireland, and how their accelerator program strives to help start-ups. He also speaks about the growing interest in Medtech companies, highlighting Ignite NIs partnership with four new Medtech startups and what the future holds for digital healthcare. In addition to this Chris elaborates on his work and how startups are an opportunity for change and excitement, especially in today’s world. Chris McClelland in his early years initially planned to become an orchestral composer and studied musical composition at the Birmingham Conservatoire becoming acquainted with computer-aided-composition technologies. In 2009, he decided to sacrifice the completion of his Ph.D. to set up Ecliptic Labs in Dublin, Ecliptic Labs went on to build 80 mobile applications for companies such as eHarmony and Mailchimp. After serving as CEO of Elliptic Labs until 2013, Chris saw his next big business opportunity and decided to move on and build another company, called Brewbot. Chris developed an appliance for brewing beer with a companion app for the iPhone, the start-up raised $4.5 million, Chris eventually parted ways with the company. In 2018 he returned to Northern Ireland, IgniteNI founder Tristan Watson recognised the potential that Chris had to serve as a mentor to founders who were just getting started. Chris became an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) at IgniteNI, where he began by spending just two days a week mentoring participants on the program. Eventually, Tristan asked Chris to take over and run IgniteNI. Chris is now determined to bring the expectations of Northern Irish founding teams in line with their global peers, to build their confidence and prove that a fantastic company can be built anywhere in the world Chris McClelland on Twitter
22:42
September 22, 2021
Building businesses that can problem solve for slightly larger corporations Rupert Schneider serial entrepreneur part 2
Entrepreneurs are unique, especially serial entrepreneurs and one such entrepreneur is Rupert Schneider. Rupert is the Co-Founder of two Fintech companies, Gardenia Technologies and Vidarr Capital. This is part 2 of my interview with Rupert. Rupert talks about some of the mistakes tech companies have made, smart watches and health, abuse of data, the power of Facebook, companies undergoing digital transformation, and becoming digitally native. Rupert also talks about the future smartphones, looking at internal data, the pro bono side of tech companies and the difference between big data and smart data. More about Rupert Schneider and Gardenia Technologies: Rupert is an experienced director with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He is skilled in Structured Credit, Special Situations, Start-ups, Trading, and Financial Risk. Gardenia Technologies offers a secure automated solution that digitises the origination, structuring and securitisation process to deliver financial initiatives customised around corporates' working capital needs & lower complexities. Technology-enabled and data-driven, services are delivered seamlessly by integrating with Corporates’ ERP, analysing transactional data, accurately predicting risks & providing scaled liquidity at or before the point of trade.
35:22
September 21, 2021
Let's find out How to Work Solo and not Lose Your Mind with Rebecca Seal
Ria talks with Rebecca about her previous struggle with balancing freelance work and how that struggle developed into the 2020 book, ‘SOLO: How To Work Alone (And Not Lose Your Mind)’. She speaks about her podcast ‘The Solo Collective’ and how she never expected a book she wrote in 2019 would resonate so much with today’s world. Rebecca elaborates on her experiences of being a female journalist and how to prepare for the world of work. Rebecca Seal is the author of SOLO: How To Work Alone (And Not Lose Your Mind), host of the Solo Collective podcast, and a freelance journalist. Her work is published in the Guardian, Observer, Financial Times, and Telegraph as well as in magazines and newspapers around the world. She also writes cookbooks and has just finished her tenth. She wrote SOLO in 2019, with the aim of helping other solitary workers cope with the strangeness of working in a company-of-one. She had no idea quite how relevant the book would become; today she gives talks and workshops about how to thrive when you're never in an office. She has two daughters and lives in south London where she also runs a photography business with her husband. It is not unrelated to all the above that she is extremely interested in burnout and how to avoid it.
28:44
September 21, 2021
Data Protection, Marketers & GDPR; Podcast with Steven Roberts
Ria talks with Steven Roberts about his recently published book ‘Data Protection for Marketers: A Practical Guide’, and how data protection is constantly changing. He also speaks about GPDR and the difficulties that can be faced by marketers and market teams when implementing GDPR principles. Steve elaborates on his work and how keeping up to date with data protection regulations will create transparency within and out of the work environment. Steven Roberts is head of marketing at Griffith College. He is a certified data protection officer and vice-chair of the ACOI’s data protection and information security working group. His new book Data Protection for Marketers: A Practical Guide, published by Orpen Press, is available now at all good bookstores.
15:30
September 20, 2021
From fiat to Bitcoin, the transition of analog to digital, Matt Senter, Lolli
Transitioning global payments from fiat to Bitcoin, and the transition of analog to digital, with Matt Senter and Lolli Matt Senter is the CTO & Co-founder of Lolli, a rewards application that gives people bitcoin when they shop online from 1,000+ top merchants. Matt was previously the CTO & Co-founder of Cosmic, the leading e-commerce gateway, which was acquired by PopSugar in 2015 and then by Ebates in 2017. Prior to Cosmic, Matt was the CTO & Co-founder of SeedMatrix, a groundbreaking agricultural data analysis tool used by Fortune 100 and Fortune Global 500 companies to identify their best performing seeds in various planting conditions, acquired by Context Network in 2010. During the dotcom boom, Matt was the CEO and Founder of Senternet, one of the world’s first Java-based web hosting companies, sold in 2002. He is an advocate for online privacy and security and considers those foundational tenets of a free society. Matt is also a father of three. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
31:09
September 19, 2021
Decentralized Finance Yield, Regulatory Compliance, and Building Compliant Platforms, Raymond Hsu, Cabital.
Offering Decentralized Finance Yield, Meeting Regulatory Compliance, and Building Compliant Platforms, with Raymond Hsu @ Cabital Raymond Hsu is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for Cabital. Cabital is a leading cryptocurrency institution in the digital finance industry. Since 2020, Cabital has strived to bring professional financial services to the world of cryptocurrencies. Leveraging the teams extensive experience in traditional finance along with the power of blockchain technology, Cabital empowers people from all walks of life to generate high income from their digital assets safety, creating a more sustainable financial industry. “Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are projects that are much bigger than any one of us. It’s bigger than any one person, any one companyany one government. It’s a mission that Cabital takes seriously and we are committed to providing the world with a sustainable and safe digital platform to generate passive income, fulfilling our purpose of helping people achieve their financial goals.” After extensive conversations with people across the globe, Raymond noticed one reigning theme about investing in cryptocurrencies: the lack of security, peace of mind and ease of doing business. He was then convinced that the world needed a simple solution to buy crypto safety and easily, where everyday investors can earn much higher dividends without worrying about the market’s volatility. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
30:19
September 18, 2021
Book Review "Time Nor Tide: Ireland and Climate Change" with Author Ben Harkin
Ria speaks to Ben Harkin about his recently self-published book ‘Time Nor Tide: Ireland and Climate Change’ and explains his experience writing a book during the pandemic. He also speaks about his initial worry writing about climate change due to his age and the inspiration behind his title. Ben elaborates on his research and explains what he would like to see for Ireland in terms of climate change prevention and green hydrogen. Drawing on research from Ireland and across the world, this book explains what we can expect for the future in Ireland with climate change, and how we can move to limit the worst impacts. Combining studies and stories, Ben Harkin explains how we can use the technology we already have to bring our country to being carbon neutral while building a better future for all.
20:16
September 17, 2021
What are NFTs 2.0?
A conversation with Alex Mitrovich, CEO Unique.network Alex Mitrovich is both an investor and an entrepreneur, but the latter definitely comes first. “More specifically I am an entrepreneur in the tech space and have been so for the past 20 years. I understand tech without being a developer. I understand the opportunities.” This is clearly reflected in his previous enterprise, Luxoft, which he built with his partner over ten years into a global operation and into one of the Fortune Top 500 companies. Next up UseTech, formed in 2017 with co-founder and CTO, Gregory Zaitsev, which has been busy building blockchain projects ever since for its clients. The blockchain penny dropped for Mitrovich around 2016. A good friend of his and successful tech entrepreneu, Zoe Adamovitzwas posting blockchain stories on Facebook. It made him do some digging and very soon he understood that blockchain had the potential to be mainstream. He looked at the different chains, offering faster, cheaper, better solutions. He worked on different projects, upskilling his team and figuring out which chain was going to pop. He admired Ethereum but recognised its main asset is the network effect of the community. “It’s hard to stand out in a crowded market.” Accordingly, when Mitrovich decided to step directly into the NFT space he already had his seasoned team of developers headed up by Zaitsev on board. And as a startup in PolkaDot, he came armed to the teeth. Mind you, he admits the deeply technical nature of PolkaDot hurts his head. “But I could see the power of the emerging community, the beauty of the Web 3 Foundation and the endless flexibility of Substate as a building block." To find our more, listen to the interview Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
34:15
September 15, 2021
A Chat on Quantum Computing with Amit Katwala, Senior Editor, WIRED
Ria talks with Amit Katwala about his new book ‘Quantum Computing: How it Works and Why it Could Change the World’. He speaks about what Quantum Computing is and how it could be the technology of the future. Amit also elaborates on his experience of witnessing Google’s Quantum Computing lab and the current restrictions on Quantum Computing from advancing and why there is excitement surrounding it. Amit Katwala is a senior editor at the WIRED UK. He edits the culture coverage online, works on the Start section of the magazine, appears regularly on the WIRED podcast, and writes features about science, technology, and culture.
24:04
September 15, 2021
Building businesses that can problem solve for slightly larger corporations Rupert Schneider serial entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs are unique, especially serial entrepreneurs and one such entrepreneur is Rupert Schneider. Rupert is the Co-Founder of two Fintech companies, Gardenia Technologies and Vidarr Capital. This is part 1 of my interview with Rupert. Ronan talks to Rupert Schneider about his background, what Gardenia Technologies does, AI and machine learning, and analytics. Rupert also talks about crypto, retail investing, Vidarr Capital, early adopters, and Apple. More about Rupert Schneider and Gardenia Technologies: Rupert is an experienced director with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. He is skilled in Structured Credit, Special Situations, Start-ups, Trading, and Financial Risk. Gardenia Technologies offers a secure automated solution that digitises the origination, structuring and securitisation process to deliver financial initiatives customised around corporates' working capital needs & lower complexities. Technology-enabled and data-driven, services are delivered seamlessly by integrating with Corporates’ ERP, analysing transactional data, accurately predicting risks & providing scaled liquidity at or before the point of trade.
28:05
September 14, 2021
Of Mice and Quantums with Bill Liao
In my chat with Bill Liao, a Quantum Software Investor, Commercial & Social Entrepreneur from SOSV, we hear about his latest updates working with a new vegan StartUp and how he has now ventured into a new area of interest in the shape of Quantum Computing. SOSV  SOSV is a multi-stage venture capital investor. We run multiple world-class vertical startup development programs, and provide seed, venture and growth stage follow-on investment into superstar companies. Our unique full-stack model has delivered a net IRR over the last 20 years that puts us in the top 10% of all venture funds worldwide. https://sosv.com/portfolio/ Because Animals The majority of pet food is made using animal by-products and meat deemed unfit for human consumption. These otherwise unusable ingredients are sold for pet food, thus creating a significant profit arm for the most environmentally-destructive and inhumane commercial operation in the western world - the factory farming industry. Because Animals is committed to changing that status quo by creating ultra-nutritious and sustainable pet food. All of our products are human grade and 100% animal-free. We create our products using plants, algae and cultured meat, and combine these ingredients with nutrients sourced from bacteria and yeast to formulate nutritionally-complete foods for dogs and cats.
13:09
September 13, 2021
NFT gaming trends to watch with Ishan NegiIshan, Polygon Studios
Jamil catches up with Ishan NegiIshan to learn more about Polygon Studios, Interoperability in the Metaverse, NFT Gaming with LK Rollups, and the Hermez Merger, with Ishan Negi at Polygon Studios Ishan NegiIshan is the Nft/gaming lead at Polygon, having joined the company in late Feb, 2021. Prior to this, Ishan has worked in M&A and in the social-tech space in India. He has completed his undergrad from SRCC, Delhi and his MBA from Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore.In his spare time, Ishan is passionate about football/soccer, music and landscape photography.. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
27:31
September 12, 2021
Mitigating Crypto Control Risks and What Future Banks and DeFi Products Look Like for Investors, with Philipp Pieper and Swarm Markets
Jamil catches up with successful entrepreneur Philipp Pieper to learn more about his move into the blockchain space. More about Philipp Pieper is a co-founder of Swarm Markets as well as the Swarm Network, an open-source project and DAO. Philipp also co-founded Proximic (acquired by comScore), Loop Media and Bitadel Crypto Trading. Philipp has been engaged in decentralized technologies and crypto-asset trading since 2015. He is also a startup investor and mentor at Singularity University and StartX. He is a member of the AIMA blockchain committee and Digital Currency Trade Association (DCTA). About Swarm Markets (website) Acceleration of digital transformation and historically low interest rates is pushing more capital onto the Blockchain. With increasing regulatory crackdowns on the crypto industry, companies in the sector are responding in different ways. Swarm Markets is skating to where the puck is heading by having authorisation from The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), from day one. It's licensed protocol will be the first of its kind to enable retail and institutional market participants to trade both crypto and digitised traditional financial instruments, like securities and commodities, in one place. We know institutions need to work with licensed platforms that remove counterparty risk and give access to legally digitised tokens in order to access DeFi. This is demonstrated by the 1,500+ people signed up to our liquidity provider programme who have pledged over $45 million in assets. In the future, there will not be a difference between TradFi and DeFi, rather everything integrates as 'Fi'. We know we will have achieved our goal to integrate traditional finance with the DeFi ecosystem, when people will access financial products and services and without even realising they're on the blockchain. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
33:42
September 11, 2021
Welcome to the age of embedded finance, where the financial services battlefield has moved from branches to point-of-sale
Can we make embedding finance into apps and customer journeys as simple as drag and drop? While no one would go to Ikea for the sole purpose of opening a bank account, they might need payment installment services during checkout. The new breed of technology platform players (BaaS) has made offering such services much more cost effective and less complex for big brands and retailers. Welcome to the new world where nearly every aspect of traditional banking can simply be an invisible feature of another industry’s customer experience.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Shaul David, Head of Banking, Growth at Railsbank on the future of financial services, the role of technology, and the era of embedded finance.
32:31
September 09, 2021
Why Ireland is a great place for data centres, industry trends and insights with Greg Casey, Interxion
In this podcast episode we chat with Greg Casey from Interxion about the most important trends for Irish data centres to watch in the near future, and some insights into how to effectively communicate what your business does well. Greg Casey  Greg has over 35 years of experience in the IT/Software sector and brings over 35 years of experience working with global organisations, managing strategic technical projects and teams across global networks, Construction, Electrical & Mechanical Services, Safety and Quality Management Systems among other areas. Greg lives in Glasnevin, Dublin with his wife and one of his daughters, while his other daughter lives in Vancouver. Greg’s hobbies include golf, cycling and aviation. Company Overview About Interxion, A Digital Realty Company Interxion, A Digital Realty Company, supports the world’s leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers a trusted foundation and proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for scaling digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. Digital Realty’s global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with 290 facilities in 47 metros across 24 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
18:06
September 08, 2021
Solving the Slippage Issue in Crypto Trading
Jonathan DeCarteret – Bumper A serial entrepreneur, DeCarteret began his first venture at age 12 and has a passion for working at the edge of things, where new beginnings are found. This has translated into a potpourri of businesses with ‘first’, ‘fastest’ or ‘innovative’ often found in the description. He founded one of the first property crowdfunding platforms called Launchpad, an aggregating advertising buying business called Switch (which incidentally grew into the UK’s 60thfastest growing companies), helped launch a US charity into the UK which in turn became one of the top 20 charities in just 18 months. In short, DeCarteret has form. It is therefore unsurprising that he found his way into crypto and began to address one of the main issues of this space, notably volatility. “My business partner, Gareth Ward and I were attracted to crypto – and in particular DeFi. The beauty of programmable, frictionless, automated money was irresistible. We began to imagine all kinds of new financial instruments and wondered if this new bright ecosystem could solve some of the biggest problems in the financial world. “Previously, we worked on a crypto project called INDX. That was super innovative but we were too far ahead of the curve and then got hit by the regularity uncertainty." How did they solve it? Tune in to find out more Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster, and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
30:25
September 08, 2021
Having an audit trail around your data is really important Greg Tuohy and Paul Martin Cantec
Cantec started out as a managed print service provider in 1994 and in 2020, Managing Director Greg Tuohy pivoted the business away from a slowly dwindling industry, by joining forces with Cork-based software provider SmartOffice. Founded by Paul Martin, SmartOffice helps businesses to streamline office processes, providing customised tech solutions across communications, information management and custom software development. During the pandemic , Cantec pivoted and joined forces with SmartOffices, who also pivoted because of Brexit. Ronan talks to Greg Tuohy and Paul Martin. Greg and Paul talk about what Contec does, joining forces with SmartOffice, how Contec pivoted, data protection, and GDPR. Greg and Paul also talk about ClearanceTec, helping UCC reduce their carbon emissions, and the future for the Contec group and SmartOffice. More about Cantec and SmartOffice: One of the main reasons for the success of Cantec is their willingness to pivot the business and adapt to changing times. For example, now a major focus for the business is to paradoxically reduce print requirements for clients. Cantec has helped UCC to reduce their carbon emissions by 36% and 25% decrease in waste by streamlining their print management processes. The merger with SmartOffice and new direction of the businesses was timely with the pandemic acting as a catalyst for businesses large and small to embrace office automation and remote working while also being a time that has seen businesses reliance on printing drop dramatically. One of SmartOffice's most popular products is their cloud-based Electronic Accounts Payable solution that reduces the cost of processing invoices by up to 80%. It offers businesses a flexible, cost-effective and secure solution, especially with remote working. With the huge increase in custom clearance declarations as a result of Brexit, the team at SmartOffice were keen to use the software engine of their Accounts Payable Automation solution to automate the customs clearance process for those trading between Ireland and the UK. Over the past year, SmartOffice has been developing 'ClearanceTec' allowing businesses to save up to 20 minutes per declaration.
30:43
September 07, 2021
Mining Website Traffic and Social Media to Build Publishers' Internet Presence, Reggie Jerath, Gather
Jamil catches up with Reggie to learn more about his interesting idea. RAGHAV REGGIE JERATHFOUNDER & CEORaghav or better known as Reggie is a serial entrepreneur, leadership and management professional and an accredited chartered manager from the Chartered Management Institute. Reggie has scaled startups from idea to growth stage with revenues reaching as high as 200,000 USD per month. He has lead teams varying from ten to two hundred people of a multidisciplinary background. His career also includes stints at MSL group and other large integrated agencies where he handled medium to large scale public, private and NGO accounts. He is a firm believer and practitioner of the Hersey-Blanchard situational model of leadership. Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
22:16
September 05, 2021
Nuclear Fusion, Lightning, and Sovereignty with Bitcoin Mining and Romain Nouzareth and CCU
In this episode Jamil Hasan catches up with Romain Nouzareth for an interesting discussion around crypto mining, blockchain and trends to watch going forward. Romain Nouzareth Romain is a seasoned tech entrepreneur, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CCU. He co-founded with his brother Mathieu Web Concept, one of the first web agencies in France, which was sold to Icon Medialab in 1999. Romain subsequently co-founded Boonty, a digital distribution platform that went on to become a world leader with offices in Paris, Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, and New York. Boonty later became IsCool Entertainment and was listed on the NYSE Euronext before being sold to Hachette of Lagardère Publishing in 2018. In 2009, Romain co-founded FreshPlanet Inc., a game studio that capitalized on the nascent mobile, social, and gaming market. In 2015, Romain founded eWRLD Corp., building products for messenger apps and for the Facebook Instant Games platform. Passionate about emerging technology, Romain’s interest in the blockchain started in 2013. In 2017, he co-founded www.CCU.ai Jamil Hasan is a crypto and blockchain focused podcast host at the Irish Tech News and spearheads our weekend content “The Crypto Corner” where he interviews founders, entrepreneurs and global thought leaders. Prior to his endeavors into the crypto-verse in July 2017, Jamil built an impressive career as a data, operations, financial, technology and business analyst and manager in Corporate America, including twelve years at American International Group and its related companies. Since entering the crypto universe, Jamil has been an advisor, entrepreneur, investor and author. His books “Blockchain Ethics: A Bridge to Abundance” (2018) and “Re-Generation X” (2020) not only discuss the benefits of blockchain technology, but also capture Jamil’s experience on how he has transitioned from being a loyal yet downsized former corporate employee to a self sovereign individual. With over fifty podcasts under his belt since he joined our team in February 2021, and with four years of experience both managing his own crypto portfolio and providing crypto guidance and counsel to select clients, Jamil continues to seek opportunities to help others navigate this still nascent industry. Jamil’s primary focus outside of podcast hosting is helping former corporate employees gain the necessary skills and vision to build their own crypto portfolios and create wealth for the long-term.
37:28
September 04, 2021
A quarter of a century on the coffee roller coaster, highlights and entrepreneurial insights with Karl Purdy, Coffeeangel
We chat with Karl Purdy, Founder and MD of Coffeeangel. Before launching Coffeeangel, Karl was an aspiring photojournalist. Returning to Belfast in 1995 (after 20 years in Canada) to cover the first IRA ceasefire, following an uncomfortable run-in with loyalist paramilitaries, Karl found himself opening Belfast (and Ireland’s) first specialty coffee shop in 1997. It was an unexpected and overnight success. Unbeknownst at the time, this little shop ultimately launched today’s Irish specialty coffee scene. Relocating to Dublin in 2000 and starting again from scratch, Karl opened a little, three-wheeled coffee cart on Howth’s East Pier in 2004. On its first day Coffeeangel served 150 coffees. Seventeen years later Coffeeangel now has five locations across Dublin city centre, a thriving ecommerce & wholesale business. Having served well over one million cups of delicious coffee, Karl and the team at Coffeeangel remain laser-focused on providing a world class product, efficiently and consistently with genuinely Irish customer service at the heart of it all.
48:43
September 03, 2021
It’s a good time for a restart
The old adage says to make hay when the Sun shines, but what do you do when the skies are grey? With this ongoing pandemic and the spectre of uncertainty surrounding it, being a startup founder has never been more challenging. How can startups look at these moments of uncertainty as moments of opportunity?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Arun Krishnakumar about his new book, Restartup, co-written with Maxson Tee, where they address how moments of crisis can be a time that startups can truly thrive. Arun walks us through their collection of case studies, in-depth interviews of VCs, CEOs, and academics, and their framework that startups can use to survive any storm.
34:13
September 02, 2021
Financial trends to watch in 2021 and beyond, fintech insights with Pete Townsend
Suzanna Hayek met with Pete Townsend on August 24th, and they discussed trends in digital finance, startups, investing, and how Pete wishes he had been an actual rock star. Trends The keywords that Pete searches for to help him shape his thesis are fintech, embedded finance, digital assets, crypto, defi, blockchain, DLT, NFTs, metaverse, tokens, tokenization, etc. To him, this is all about the ongoing digitalization of finance into what he calls "digital finance"– enabling the buying and selling of financial products and services, by both institutions and individuals, through a 100% digital experience across the entire value chain, extending from how that financial product is created through to how it does what it's supposed to do (spend, save, invest, insure) in the hands of an individual or an institution. Pete's thoughts on Cryptocurrency Pete talked about crypto's successful 12-year proof of concept for the wider digitalisation of finance - lots to learn as we move to the new frontier of money. He also talked extensively about crypto enabling financial inclusion and how migrants can largely benefit. He talked about how his experiences, particularly his visit to Bolivia in 2006, were stark reminders of the disparity between rich and poor. Pete pointed out that financial inclusion is not a charity but a profitable business model. His tips for startups and investing in startups included asking the following questions:- 1- What problem are you solving, and is that problem big enough for individuals or businesses to give you money to solve that problem? 2- Does that group of individuals and/or businesses form a customer market that's big enough for you to get to $100mn in annual recurring revenue? 3- What's your plan to reach those customers? If you're B2B, how do you bring those businesses more customers, and if you're B2C, how do you monetize other businesses' interest in your customers? 4- Founder-market fit - why is this founder tackling this problem for this market, why now, and can they build and grow* the business? 5- Everything else - team, traction, technology, timing, terms & competition And finally, he challenged everyone to guess the opening jingle to his podcast, Money Never Sleeps, for a free one-hour consultation with him. Bio Pete Townsend is the founder of Norio Ventures, a startup advisor,  NED, podcaster @MNSShow and a self-proclaimed rockstar of financial services. Pete is based in Ireland. Suzanna Hayek is an MA Journalism student in London. She is interested in covering social issues and ocean conservation. In her free time, Suzanna volunteers at EduPact, an initiative by a London-based non-profit, which aims to provide free online lessons to children in Lebanon – where she is originally from. Suzanna is happiest when freediving.
40:02
September 01, 2021
How to make an NFT collection on the WAX blockchain
Adam Bouktilda, director of the NFT concierge delivery house dMerch talks through three quite different projects he has managed on the WAX Blockchain with the third about to drop in a few weeks. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/ 
16:19
September 01, 2021
Trends to watch in Irish data centres, colocation and sustainability with Tom Gorman, Interxion,
We talk with Tom Gorman to learn more about trends in colocation and sustainability initiatives taking place in Ireland Tom joined Interxion with over 29 years of experience working with global organisations, managing strategic technical projects and teams across global networks, Construction, Electrical & Mechanical Services, Safety and Quality Management Systems among other areas. More recently, Tom has spent the past 5 years working in Senior Operational roles within AWS Data Services, both in Ireland and Germany where he was responsible for developing & mentoring an Agile World Class Operations team tasked with delivering Operational Excellence across multiple regions. Interxion, A Digital Realty Company Interxion, A Digital Realty Company, supports the world’s leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company’s global data center platform, provides customers a trusted foundation and proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx™) solution methodology for scaling digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. Digital Realty’s global data center footprint gives customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with 290 facilities in 47 metros across 24 countries on six continents. To learn more about Digital Realty, please visit digitalrealty.com or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
21:29
August 31, 2021
We’re all about software, a platform and a service, Niall Kelly, HaloCare Chief Technology Officer
We hear so much about the dangers of new technology and artificial intelligence but what about the benefits it can have on our lives when put into action? HaloCare is a company that uses technology and AI to helps elderly people stay in their own homes for longer, with the added comfort of an around the clock support system monitoring their vital health data, fall prevention, personal and environmental safety, and social and cultural interconnectivity. This use of new technology and artificial intelligence will result in people staying in their homes longer and will revolutionise health care in the home. Ronan talks to Niall Kelly, HaloCare’s Chief Technology Officer. Niall talks about how HaloCare started, what HaloCare does, how technology such as AI helps, why wearables aren’t there yet, HaloCare’s four pillars, and what he see’s coming down the line technology wise. More about HaloCare: HaloCare’s software can monitor a client’s posture, movement, and even count steps, all without the use of cameras. Additional devices can also remotely monitor the symptoms of chronic diseases, and support is readily available from the experienced nurses and care specialists in their Carlow based Care Hub. While technology and older people don’t often go hand in hand, HaloCare’s innovative idea is a clear demonstration to the older generation of the benefits of technology.
33:34
August 31, 2021
Why Everyone Should Know about Cryptocurrency with Gian Volpicelli, Senior Editor WIRED
Cryptocurrency: How digital money could transform finance is the latest instalment of the Penguin/Wired small handy guidebooks. Cryptocurrency has become the new global talking point with people like Elon Musk discussing Dogecoin on SNL, labelling it a ‘hustle’. Gian Volpicelli discusses with Ebony the importance of why everyone should know about Cryptocurrency and the status it will have as we move towards a more digital world. Gian M. Volpicelli is a senior editor at Wired UK. His areas of interest include cryptocurrency, technology regulation and digital politics. Twitter
30:13
August 27, 2021
Entrepreneurial insights with Manuel Heyden, nextmarkets, Europe's fee-free neobroker
We catch up with Manuel Heyden, cofounder of nextmarkets who are aiming to revolutionise trading with a fee-free model, which includes free expert coaching. Manuel Heyden (M. Sc. , born 1980) is co-founder and CEO of nextmarkets, Europe's fee-free neobroker based in Cologne. As CEO, he heads offices in Cologne, Lisbon and Malta with currently 42 employees. nextmarkets is backed by leading venture capitalists such as Peter Thiel, Founders Fund, Christian Angermayer, Axel Springer, Falk Strascheg and the listed FinLab AG. In addition to one of the largest offerings on the market and innovative financial products such as fractional trading or the specially developed money market product, nextmarkets is characterised by its clear focus on conveying stock market knowledge through free coaches. Manuel Heyden | CEO, Co-founder Manuel was born in Cologne, Germany, in 1980. He started his career in 1999 founding his first online marketing company at age of 19. Since then Manuel has followed his passion for product development, design and online marketing especially in the financial technology sector. After spending two and a half years in investment banking with ABN AMRO Bank in Frankfurt and London to establish an online brokerage company, he founded the social trading company, ayondo, in 2007 and sold most of his shares in 2014. Manuel holds a Master of Science from European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel. nextmarkets is Europe's fee-free neobroker based in Cologne. The German fintech operates offices in Cologne, Lisbon and Malta with currently 42 employees. nextmarkets is backed by leading venture capitalists such as Peter Thiel, Founders Fund, Christian Angermayer, Axel Springer, Falk Strascheg and the listed FinLab AG. In addition to one of the largest offerings on the market and innovative financial products such as fractional trading or the specially developed money market product, nextmarkets is characterised by its clear focus on conveying stock market knowledge through free coaches.
22:43
August 27, 2021
Connecting wealth, health, and everything in between
When it comes to planning for your finances, who do you turn to? Friends? Family? Colleagues? Or the Internet? With global fintech investment reaching US$98 billion across 2,456 deals in the first half of 2021 alone, one would have thought that planning for longevity wouldn’t be such a shot in the dark.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Rhian Horgan, Founder and CEO of Silvur, about the state of retirement planning today and her journey towards helping baby boomers navigate retirement.
31:06
August 26, 2021
Why is crypto rising in popularity? Insights with Nick Ayton
Suzanna Hayek met with Nick Ayton to discuss crypto's increased popularity, its role in countries in financial collapse, NFTs and NFAs, and finally, his TV drama.  According to crypto.com, the global crypto population in June doubled compared to the number of users in January, increasing from 106 million to 221 million. Nick discussed some of the possible reasons behind the growth in uptake, including new trends in crypto, people having more free time during the pandemic, DeFi, Elon Musk, and disenfranchisement in governments. Nick also comments on the shift towards cryptocurrency in countries with highly volatile currencies due to poor fiscal policies as they seek alternatives to their unreliable centralised systems. Some countries have backed crypto, while others have imposed strict regulations, but Nick argues that crypto is here to stay. There are security challenges, however. With increased decentralisation and smart contracts, there are more vulnerabilities, which hackers can exploit. On the topic of NFTs and NFAs, Nick explains that when you buy an NFT, you buy a token; the asset linked to it is on another chain, creating problems. The solution is NFAs, which bind the token exchange with the asset exchange within a legal framework. And finally, the discussion steers to Nick's TV drama about hacking and espionage. Nick Ayton is a leading deep technology influencer and thought leader who operates at the forefront of AI, Blockchain, Quantum Computing and is involved in Quantum Photonic Silicon Processing, real-time 3D rendering, Post Quantum Cryptography… A sought after speaker and strategist; he founded Chainstarter Ventures that helps entrepreneurs capital from Family Offices. The business focuses on the middle east and assists with capital raising, business development and market entry. Having spent 45 years in technology, founded several tech startups, he is a prolific writer and is making a TV series set against the backdrop ion the existential risk of AI and the race for supremacy between Russian, China and the USA. Suzanna Hayek is a Kuwait-born, MA Journalism student in London. Suzanna is interested in covering social issues, ocean conservation, and water sports. She is fluent in Arabic and English. Suzanna's love affair with the sea started whilst teaching English as a Foreign Language at a leading international organisation in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In her free time, Suzanna volunteers at EduPact, an initiative by a London-based, non-profit, which aims to provide free online lessons to children in Lebanon – where she is originally from. Suzanna is happiest when freediving and her favourite sharks are tiger sharks.
35:54
August 25, 2021
How do you fit HODL and Prize Funds into the Mars Initiative?
In today's podcast I speak with Chris Bellant and Jonathan McCormick about the role of Mars Initiative as a whole and how adding a HODL Strategy has been so successful for their brand.   Chris Bellant  Chris Bellant is an operations planner for the International Space Station (by day, but by night, he’s the executive director for the Mars Initiative. Through this nonprofit, he’s able to help humanity get closer to exploring Mars through both grant programs and its Mars Prize Fund. Jonathan McCormick (Pictured) Jonathan A. McCormick, Jr. is a cryptocurrency consultant and volunteer-at-large for the Mars Initiative. He is passionate about accelerating the growth of technologies and ideas that can improve the human condition, including making humanity multiplanetary. Outside of the Mars Initiative, Jonathan also builds censorship-resistant websites, writes articles, and pursues self-education. Website
29:16
August 25, 2021
Juan Paniagua - From Alpacaworlds to Nefty Tokens
Neftyblocks is a free service for NFT artists to put together NFT collections in digital boxes. This sophisticated software was once extremely expensive and consultancies would charge thousands of dollars to create these boxing and other crafting solutions. However, time moves fast in the blockchain world and founder of Neftyblocks, Juan Paniagua, wanted to create his own solution for a fun Alpacaworlds collection. He did this and then decided to put the service online for free for other artists. The resulting Neftyblocks is a web application that allows artists to easily manage their collections on the WAX blockchain. It is built on top of the AtomicHub marketplace, meeting AtomicHub standards.  Neftyblocks.com Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
20:42
August 25, 2021
We are trying to innovate on the NFT space, Shant Kevonian, COO Olyseum
NFT’s are becoming more popular and they are being used in many innovative ways. One company doing this is Olyseum the star-led, virtual social engagement platform for fans and brands to trade and rent experiential Non-fungible Tokens (xNFTs). Olyseum has introduced a new breed of NFTs, which they call 'xNFTs', and these grant holders the rights to a predefined in-person or digital interactions with one of Olyseum’s 40+ stars, which includes former FC Barcelona football players Carles Puyol and Andrés Iniesta, MotoGP star Jorge Martín, motorcycling icon Toni Bou, and 5-star Michelin chef Eneko Atxa. The company's star roster encompasses icons from a wide range of verticals: sports, fashion, culinary arts, Moto, film, and this roster will continue to grow this year. Ronan talks to Shant Kevonian the Chief Operating Officer of Olyseum about his background, what Non-fungible Tokens are, what Olyseum does, the FC Barcelona link, and Olyseum’s upcoming milestones. More about Shant: As COO of Olyseum, Shant works closely with Olyseum CEO Carlos Grenoir in directing the company’s growth strategy, while overseeing the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the business. During his distinguished career to date, Shant has excelled at creating proprietary algorithms and solutions geared towards scaling early and medium stage enterprises. Shant has demonstrated exceptional analytical, managerial, and technical acumen across a number of C-suite positions, including CTO of cang.eco,  a marketplace for eco-conscious brands and sustainable products, and CTO of Youtiful.net, the carbon-neutral cosmetics brand and genesis platform that would subsequently launch cang.eco. An entrepreneur in his own right, Shant founded Prodcast.tv in 2018.  A fully-integrated marketplace and live video-streaming platform delivering a dynamic video-shopping experience to consumers, providing a competitive alternative to Twitch and Amazon. Prior to this, Shant served as Head of R&D at Pippa&Jean, a social selling community geared towards empowering 100,000 women to start their own business, as well as CTO of Deliverea, a cloud shipping management service that manages the logistics of users’ e-commerce platforms. Shant is passionate about driving fan engagement forward through NFT and crypto innovations, while leveraging technology as a force for good.
24:04
August 24, 2021
The Story of an Intern at Irish Tech News with Ria McGuire
From studying at home during the pandemic, to working at home with Irish Tech News, Ria McGuire talks to Ebony about all thing’s internship. Ria was a college student that graduated from Dublin City University. She interned with ITN for three months and during her time she was a sub-editor, podcast host and managed to write her own pieces too. We discuss challenges Ria faced, things she would have done differently, and she gives advice on how to successfully get through an internship. Ria McGuire studied journalism for three years at Dublin City University. She has written for TheJournal.ie, Irish Tech News and Leicester Leader.
30:15
August 23, 2021
Podcasting as a service : Could this be the future of podcasts? Andrew Craissati from Auddy explains more
We catch up with Andrew Craissati to learn more about his plans to revolutionise and successfully monetise the podcasting world. More about Auddy With monthly compound audience growth of 91%, Auddy is on a mission to build a data-driven podcast publisher for mainstream audio podcasts from top producers. A 5.5m historical download catalogue means clients such as Vodafone & Open University are already on the books. Auddy is led by ex-Virgin, Netflix & Warner senior execs. More about Andrew With over 20 years' senior roles across investment banking, Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group, Universal Studios, National Geographic and the David de Rothschild family office, I have now spent 7 years investing in and supporting successful and high growth early stage companies around the World. In addition, my co-founding of a audio technology and content venture, Auddy.co, calls upon my past experiences in mobile telephony, radio and tech.
23:28
August 22, 2021
The importance of Blockchain Ethics with David Kay, Liti Capital
Jamil Hasan catches up with David Kay, from Liti Capital to learn more about this important topic Representing traders financially injured on Binance and the importance of Blockchain Ethics with David Kay @ Liti Capital David Kay Executive Chairman & Chief Investment Ofcer, Liti Capital NYC-based David Kay is the Executive Chairman and Chief Investment Ofcer of Liti Capital. A qualified lawyer and investment banker, and one of the most successful and in-demand litigation finance strategists in the history of the 15-year-old litigation finance industry, David joined Liti Capital in early 2021. Before joining Liti Capital, David provided board representation, corporate governance, capital raising, and strategic planning advisory services to several public and private multi-billion dollar organizations. He has proven expertise in complex conflict management and financing processes across various sectors, including but not limited to: multi-jurisdictional litigation and/or arbitration, international law issues, governmental contracts or disputes, judgement enforcement, and forensic asset-tracing.  For the better part of the last decade, David was also a Founding Partner and the Portfolio Manager of a US$1 billion+ private equity fund focused on investing in complex commercial litigations and arbitrations around the globe. While at the fund, David conceived and developed an investment strategy that focused on investing in (i) international commercial litigations and arbitrations and (ii) other complex special situations. This strategy was realized by successfully raising two funds, providing the opportunity to create outsized, non-market correlated returns via strategic investments where there was both (i) a strong risk-adjusted return and (ii) an ability to directly/positively impact the outcome. David led the deployment of capital at the funds, and he was responsible for building out the entire team and executing the strategy across approximately 40 investments in more than 17 countries. Prior to that fund experience, David served in the Restructuring and Recapitalization Group at the Jeferies Financial Group. In that role, he was responsible for analyzing and facilitating corporate restructurings, with an emphasis on advising corporate clients and their creditors in large, multifaceted transactions. Representative engagements included: Nortel Networks, The Trump Organization, Verasun Energy Corporation, Delphi Corporation and Hard Rock Park. He also practiced law as an attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in the Financial Restructuring Group, where he focused on advising creditors committees and bondholder committees in complex corporate restructurings, both out of court and in Chapter 11. Representative cases included: Delta Airlines, Loral Space & Communications, Calpine Corporation, Anchor Glass Container Corporation and Vertis Communications.David earned his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he made the Dean’s List and wrote for the Urban Law Journal.
31:60
August 21, 2021
The fintech party is just getting started
While the promise of flying cars might not have materialized, plenty has transpired in the startup space, at least in fintech. From investing to payments and super apps, from Asia to Latam and Africa, startups have raised record-level of funds. While it might seem consumers have a myriad of choices (just take a look at your smartphone), do we truly have the right solutions to the day-to-day challenges we face?  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Ben Soppitt, co-founder and CEO of Unifimoney, on entrepreneurship, culture, and the art of automating wealth management.
40:51
August 19, 2021
T. Dylan Daniel on creating the web 3.0 standard for publishing books
T. Dylan Daniel write books. Now he is a publisher of books. And in another great step he has set up his own coin - $PAGE - to reward authors in this space. Read his white paper here https://opensea.io/assets/0x0c0e9457c330ac68addaa97913663115b28ac38f/7 And his medium post here https://medium.com/work-in-progress-publishing/page-token-liquidity-mining-guide-c7d701c6025e and listen here to his genius :-) Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
28:35
August 18, 2021
Every market is different Robert Mars and Stephen Scarman Co-Founders of The PÜRE Collection
The PÜRE Collection is prestige, gender-neutral skincare, that is award-winning, 100% Certified Organic (COSMOS standard), cruelty free, PETA and vegan brand. So how does The PÜRE Collection maintain being 100% Certified Organic, gain new customers, whilst continuing to innovate and grow during the pandemic? Ronan talks to Robert Mars and Stephen Scarman Co-Founders of The PÜRE Collection. Robert and Stephen talk about their backgrounds, why they started the Pure Collection, why being organic is so important, taking the extra step to become certified organic and their branding. They also talk about why they don’t do white labeling, the tech updates to their websites including AR & VR, making the online shopping experience special, and their future innovations. More about The PÜRE Collection: It uses only rare and exotic oils, such as Rose Otto from Bulgaria, Sandalwood from Australia and Oud from Thailand, all formulated in-house by aromatherapists and stylishly presented in 100% recyclable packaging. PÜRE 100% Organic Prickly Pear Seed Oil is hailed by skincare buffs as one of the most powerful skincare products available.  It is an anti-ageing power oil to stimulate cellular renewal and healing, and to combat free radicals, reducing wrinkles and sagging. Robert and Stephen say they advocate healthy ageing, with a simple, but uncompromising approach to ethical skincare.  Their market is the discerning, health and environment-conscious consumer, and the pair are on a mission to dispel the claims of so-called ‘clean beauty’, ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ skincare that is far-from properly regulated and not certified at all. Robert and Stephen are also offering a 10% discount to Irish Tech News readers, just use the discount coupon  ‘Tecdr10’ at the checkout and it is valid until 30th Sept 2021.
29:18
August 17, 2021
Why crypto adoption is coming sooner than you think, Michael Casey, CoinDesk
Consensus 2022 is headed to Austin, TX!!, with Michael J Casey @ Coindesk. Michael Casey is the Chief Content Officer at CoinDesk, the leading media platform for the blockchain and digital asset community, and the author of CoinDesk’s weekly Money Reimagined newsletter as well as a co-host of the podcast of the same name. He is also non-executive chairman and cofounder of Streambed Media, a digital media data management platform. Michael previously spent three years as a Senior Advisor to MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative and as a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management. Michael spent most of his career as a print journalist, including 18 years at Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, where he was last a senior columnist covering global finance. He also hosted online TV shows for WSJ Live and appeared as a commentator on networks such as CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, and the BBC. Michael has five acclaimed books to his name, including two on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology – The Truth Machine and The Age of Cryptocurrency – both co-authored with Paul Vigna. Michael is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and has higher degrees from Cornell University and Curtin University.
30:20
August 14, 2021
Mental health is a privilege
Entrepreneurship is a stressful journey - and often, a lonely one; and oftentimes it might seem nearly impossible to balance the demands of the business and your own well-being. As an industry, we put a lot of emphasis on grit and celebrate sky high valuations and hockey stick growth, without pausing to think about the toll on the entrepreneurs. While the financial impact of startups in worldwide economies is widely reported, few focus on the impact on entrepreneurs’ mental health, an often taboo topic in our society and in boardrooms.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Kent Vorland, CEO of SimplyPayMe, on payments, financial inclusion, the great divide between cultures, and the need to take care of the humans.
33:49
August 12, 2021
David Packham, Chintai - on tokenisation
Chintai is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive product suite that enables financial institutions to easily embrace the efficiency gains of blockchain technology for regulated assets such as securities, debt, and real estate. Chintai technology removes 50-70% of administrative overhead within the value chain of regulated assets. “It’s well known that distributed ledger technology (DLT) is going to dramatically disrupt the financial system. Established financial institutions want to future-proof their competitive advantage, while smaller firms see the technology as a way to access innovative new business lines and increase their margins. Our comprehensive platform makes it easy for anyone to embrace compliant DLT for their specific needs,” David Packham, CEO of Chintai said. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and Author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
20:19
August 11, 2021
I built this platform to change the industry, Andreas von Estorff, CEO and Founder of ModelManagement.com
A mid-pandemic survey conducted by the Model Alliance found that over half of respondents (55%) said they were owed money by clients, and around half (49%) were owed money by their agencies. Andreas von Estorff, CEO and Founder of ModelManagement.com, a digital marketplace for models, talents, and influencers built on the principles of transparency, trust and safety, has a solution that will help. Andreas firmly believes that broad industry adoption of Smart Contracts would be a hugely positive development, helping to securely define project conditions and model image rights from the offset. These digitally signed contracts would copper fasten the scope of work before a project is initiated, and ensure models aren’t forced to endure undue delays before receiving payments.  Ronan talks to Andreas about this and more. Andreas talks about his background, what ModelManagement.com does, the worlds first ethical model agency, how they are using blockchain, how Covid brought in remote shooting, and the technology used. Andrea also talks about the two trends that are coming together, brand awareness, people working for likes, and influencer marketing. More about ModelManagement.com ModelManagement.com is a digital marketplace for models, talents, and influencers built on the principles of transparency, trust and safety, helping clients around the world source models and talents for their projects. The ModelManagement.com ecosystem is trusted by over 1 million models and influencers worldwide; 50,000 brands such as Nike, H&M & Garnier, agencies and photographers; and is home to over 10 million model images. ModelManagement.com is leading the digital transformation of the modelling world, while leveraging innovations in Artificial Intelligence and blockchain technology to help models and their clients manage their image rights and payments with absolute confidence and clarity. To help aspiring models entering the space navigate the inherent industry challenges and risks, the company launched the Model Academy — an online educational course for industry newcomers, led by seasoned models from the ModelManagement.com ecosystem. The company’s ‘More than Models’ podcast also provides in-depth interviews with models and influencers, charting their career trajectories and providing invaluable advice to prospective talents.
32:21
August 10, 2021
Making sports accessible to everyone, Jim McWilliams founder Zporty
Right now during the Covid-19 pandemic our physical and mental health is so important. So how do we manage these safely? Well, Jim McWilliams might have come up with the answer with sports social media app Zporty. Jim talks about his background, how Zporty started, what Zporty does, what makes Zporty unique, and the sports bodies and teams that have come on board. Jim also talks about what sports are using Zporty ,how Invest Northern Ireland and IBM come on board, and the future plans for Zporty. More about Zporty: As Covid-19 continues to restrict our society, mental health problems are rising dramatically. Sport and physical activity has been proven to improve both physical and mental health. Using Zporty can enable safer participation in sports and physical activity. This is the only free Covid solution of its kind available for all sports.
26:58
August 06, 2021
One size doesn’t fit all — even in the days of digital banking
When was the last time you actually spoke with a customer and asked how you could help them? No — we don't mean a survey or through a video chat, but actually meeting and talking to one of your customers. Even in the days of digital banking, there is always going to be a need for physical space and human interaction. We might still need a branch or two. Or even physical money.  In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Jim Perry, Senior Strategist at Market Insights Inc., on why bankers need to get outside their bubble a bit more. Road trip anyone?
32:05
August 05, 2021
Bulls Eye Guy interview
Stephen Meade – the Bulls Eye Guy “I’ve technically never had a job, but I am addicted to work.” So says Stephen Meade at the top of our conversation. The penny regarding the work addiction only dropped when he learnt about his real but separated dad. He only discovered a few years ago that this unknown parent had died of alcoholism – and he twigged to his own inherited addictive nature. This drive meant Stephen has a long list of successful business hits beginning at a young age. In college he sold watches, wrote three books, and presented the fourth ever infomercial on TV. At 22 he went to work for an insurance company but at night was selling mortgages. “In fact, I read 357 books in six and a half years and set up this training system called the BullsEyeGuy system. It’s a ten-step programme that really focuses on what you want – hence the name.” He has often been ahead of the pose – creating the world’s first ecommerce platform on the internet, even before websites had been invented. He created digital shopping carts before they became a thing. And he took his first company public at the tender age of 31. Find out more about the Bulls Eye Guy in this interview. Your host is Jillian Godsil
48:49
August 04, 2021
Passwords suck Mike Audi CEO Tiki
Data privacy has become a hot topic recently after Apple released their iOS 14.5 update. This update allowed you to opt out of data tracking by various apps and gave you more control of your data. However besides what Apple os doing, do you think you own your own data? In 2020 alone, the data on our behaviour and purchases was worth more than $382 billion in advertising revenue. Tiki a consumer data privacy app that allows people to see, control and monetise the data they share with companies online is determined to change how our data is accessed and used. Ronan talks to Mike Audi the Co-Founder and CEO of Tiki about this and more. Mike talks about what Tiki does, Apples privacy awareness campaign, location contexts in your apps, email filters, audio cues on tv shows, passwords, what the internet was built for, poor IT setups, and demanding privacy. Mile also talks about multi tiered distribution channels, more choice for the user is better, app stores, too many different Android phones, privacy and security is an afterthought, and why data is an asset and liability. More about Mike Audi: Mike graduated from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute with degrees in both Robotics Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering. Before starting TIKI, he was part of a research team developing the application of a modular BVO navigation system for NASA. He is also the Co-Founder & CTO of Bluestream Corporation, a platform offering unprecedented product visibility and connection with customers in the post-sale environment, for seven years. He has a long-term interest in data and coupled with the general public becoming hyper-aware of their (lack) of data privacy and control, creating the perfect market for TIKI. He wants TIKI to give consumers a seat at the table when it comes to how their data is being used. He believes through creating an open and transparent data market will lead to more “good” data practices.
45:57
August 03, 2021
A Chat with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory CTO Chris Mattman on All Things JPL
When I was given the opportunity to chat with Chris, I wasn't going to pass up on it!  However, what to chat about was the tough part?  When you read his bio below - you'll understand this is one truly busy man, I had so many things to cover with him!  Listen in to hear about the programmes they are managing, how the teams work and a whole lot more.  I'll be talking more tech with Chris in a follow up podcast in the next couple of months. Chris Mattman Chris Mattmann is an experienced IT Executive, CTO and Division Manager of the AI, Analytics and Innovative Development Organization in the Information Technology and Solutions Directorate at NASA JPL. At JPL Mattmann is the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer and reports to the CIO and Director for IT, and manages advanced IT research and open source and technology evaluation and user infusion capabilities. Mattmann is JPL's first Principal Scientist in the area of Data Science. The designation of Principal is awarded to recognize sustained outstanding individual contributions in advancing scientific or technical knowledge, or advancing the implementation of technical and engineering practices on projects, programs, or the Institution. He has over 20 years of experience at JPL and has conceived, realized and delivered the architecture for the next generation of reusable science data processing systems for NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, NPP Sounder PEATE, and the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Earth science missions. Mattmann's work has been funded by NASA, DARPA, DHS, NSF, NIH, NLM and by private industry and commercial partnerships. He was the first Vice President (VP) of Apache OODT (Object Oriented Data Technology), the first NASA project at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and he led the project's transition from JPL to the ASF. He contributes to open source and was a member of the Board of Directors at the Apache Software Foundation (2013-18) where he was one of the initial contributors to Apache Nutch as a member of its project management committee, the predecessor to Apache Hadoop. Mattmann is the progenitor of the Apache Tika framework, the digital "babel fish" and de-facto content analysis and detection framework that exists. Today Mattmann contributes to TensorFlow, Google’s technology platform for all things machine learning and has recently finished a book on Machine Learning for TensorFlow, 2nd edition published by Manning Publications. Mattmann is the Director of the Information Retrieval & Data Science (IRDS) group at USC and Adjunct Research Professor. He teaches graduate courses in Content Detection & Analysis & in Search Engines & Information Retrieval. Mattmann has materially contributed to understanding of the Deep Web and Dark Web through the DARPA MEMEX project. Mattmann's work helped uncover the Panama Papers scandal which won the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism in 2017. Twitter
39:45
August 02, 2021
You have so much availability of power, Russ Barker Product and Service Sales Director, Vertiv Ireland
The recent consultation published by the Commission for Regulation Utilities (CRU) is another warning of the major impact data centres are having on the Irish electricity system. With mounting concerns that the nation could face rolling blackouts, the CRU says it’s clear that “measures must be implemented in order to encourage data centres to address some of these risks." . Ronan talks to Russ Barker Product and Service Sales Director, Vertiv Ireland. Russ talks about what Vertiv Ireland does, how data centres can pass energy back to the grid, moving to a renewable grid, the huge concentration of data centres in Dublin, data centres clusters, the CRU report, data migration into data centres, the data centres trend, and video streaming usage. More about the CRU report: The report recognises that the increasing drive to renewables is resulting in a less resilient and fault-tolerant grid, and that data centres consume vast amounts of electricity. The CRU is essentially looking to drive legislation to make sure demand side services – where you can load shed when necessary and provide frequency response – are in place. But while the current narrative is that data centres are placing a huge load on the existing electricity supply at a time when Ireland is trying to decarbonise, there are also data centres with advanced Uninterruptible Power Supply technologies can that actually support grid services and be part of helping Ireland meet its target of 70% renewables by 2030.
25:45
July 30, 2021
From payments and embedded finance to wealthtech and crypto, there is never a dull moment in the land of fintech
From payments and embedded finance to wealthtech and crypto, there is never a dull moment in the land of fintech. And there is no sign that the activity is waning.  According to CB Insights, Q2 FinTech startups picked up $30.8B, growing 30% quarter-to-quarter. Year-to-date funding exceeded 2020’s total by 24%. Southeast Asia and Latin America, in particular, have seen great momentum in recent months. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Jason Mikula on the wild wild west of fintech, what it feels like to live in the Netherlands, and the latest with his brilliant Fintech Business Weekly substack newsletter.
32:18
July 29, 2021
Wine, Models and NFTs
Favien Darrius Pommier is a wine maker from France. A young enterpreneur he has achieved much already including having his wines sampled by President Macron, going into business with billionaire real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid, and more recently creating NFTs for his Chateau Darius wines. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
20:06
July 28, 2021
Setting goals in your inner GPS system Joseph Costello, business mentor and entrepreneur
Some of the best entrepreneurs are self made entrepreneurs who made it through hard work and persistence, entrepreneurs such as Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford and Steve Jobs.. One such Irish entrepreneur is Joseph Costello who is also one of Irelands top business mentors. Ronan talks to Joseph about entrepreneurship and more. Joseph talks about his background, how he grew his limousine business, how he expanded himself as an individual, the paradigm, the importance of happiness, the law of gestation, and why life is a journey. Joseph also talks about how he handles his mentoring, Napoleon Hill, decision making, tweaking your mind and brain, going into panic mode, asking the right questions, how he was recently named as best innovative business mentor, and the best advice he would give. More about Joseph Costello: Joseph Costello grew up in Bohernabreena, West Dublin and left school at the age of 15. He went straight into work in a local coal yard until the age of 18 when he began working with his father in the local council. He stayed in that role for several years but at the age of 23 he began what he refers to as a “a path of self-destruct” when he suffered from a mental breakdown and began to question where he was going in life. It was during this time the opportunity came about for Joe to purchase a limousine which a friend was selling, he saw an opportunity and went for it. In 2008, he expanded his fleet and had 5 limousines, this grew to 31 in 2013. In 2013, he also purchased his first commercial property which subsequently led to another substantial purchase of a couple of thousand square feet in 2016 and led to over 50 tenants. He currently has a planning application in review for over 1,100 properties in West Dublin. In terms of personal self-development, he notes a key defining moment on his journey which occurred when he saw a TV documentary on Bob Proctor and the power of the mind. This sparked his interest in self-development and he began partaking in various courses associated with psychology and hypnosis. He was at an event when an opportunity presented itself to meet Bob Proctor - having studied his material, Joe was lucky enough to have made a good connection with Bob who advised him in all aspects of his life and Joe then went from studying with Bob to now being a consultant - one of his top global consultant worldwide with clients based all around the world. He was recently awarded “Best Innovative Business Mentor” (Irish Enterprise Awards) and listed in the Top 10 Business Mentors in Dublin (Influence + Digest). Whilst his business has grown substantially in the last 20 years, his path of self-development and performance mentor has led him to guide other business owners and people looking for guidance on a path of personal growth and success - he is committing to helping others reach their true potential through the same principles which he has applied to his life which has led to his self-made millionaire status with what he refers to as “little or no education”.
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July 27, 2021
How to become a Leading Digital Transformation Influencer with Vladimer Botsvadze
In this podcast I spoke with Vladimer Botsvadze.  His work ethic and drive is impressive and where he is today after 15 years in his field has been only made possible by the true dedication and commitment he has put in every day.  Before and after the recording I learned so much about this dynamo and he offered guidance and support to me as well.  Credit where it's due, Vladimer is a "giver". Vladimer is a globally renowned digital transformation and social media  influencer, thought leader, Fortune 500 consultant, professor, keynote  speaker, startup advisor, and media personality. With over 15 years of  international experience in marketing and innovation, with a proven  track record providing guidance to executives and top brands worldwide.  He is currently ranked the No. 1 Global Marketing Thought Leader and  Influencer by Thinkers360 and has been recognized as an influencer by  Onalytica, The Awards Magazine, Rise.Global, Kred, GlobalData, Analytics  Insight, and Whizlabs. Vladimer has gained popularity and has risen to  global prominence single-handedly building his Twitter, Linkedin, and  Instagram. He has earned more than 130,000 followers across his social  media platforms. His Twitter reaches 40 million people in 1,145 cities  and 185 countries. He advises companies, start-ups, trade associations,  and think tanks. He is represented as a speaker by Champions Speakers  UK, A-Speakers, Motivational Speakers UK, All American Speakers,  Speakers Academy International, and Pro-Motivate. He is among the  world's most recognized social media experts being recognized in the top  1% of global social media influencers by Kred. Vladimer is among the sharpest and most consistent business visionaries who has been described as ''the world's best digital  marketing consultant and speaker,'' ''a visionary and an early adopter  in the digital realm'' and '' a wizard at social media.'' With  persistence and patience, Vladimer has initiated and continued a process  of self-education, which has distinguished him as an influencer. His  work focuses on the intersection of storytelling, practicality, consumer  behavior, and social media marketing. He has been interviewed by  Thinkers360, Emerging Europe, Authority Magazine, CX Buzz, Onalytica,  Billion Success, Natfluence, Kred, and Engati. Through his consulting,  speaking, teaching, startup advising, and mentoring services, companies  have grown from a groundbreaking idea to the fastest growing companies.  He has been recommended by the professionals from London Business  School, Google, KPMG, MasterCard, AC Milan, Forrester Research, PepsiCo,  Dell, and other leading global brands. Vladimer is a member of the CMO  Council, IoT Council, IoT Premier League, XR4ALL, Sydney Startup Hub,  and Amsterdam Economic Board-Amsterdam Smart City. He is a global  marketing and retail expert advisor at Wiseup Networks and OnFrontiers.  He sits on the boards of companies in Europe and provides his knowledge  on marketing, digital transformation, branding, AI, and retail. He  empowers brands to scale, expand, and accelerate their growth, and  drives change to their advantage. He has worked on billion-dollar  marketing projects with Fortune 500 brands and his practical marketing  strategies have inspired the top executives to quadruple their results. Website LinkedIn Twitter
33:33
July 26, 2021
Thats why viruses and diseases exist Paul Flanagan, Managing Director of Camfil Ireland and Dr. Kevin Nolan UCD
As we move back to indoor dining for next Monday, what can we do to it make it safer in poorly ventilated areas?. Well, a recent UCD study has found that air purifiers have four-fold increase in the removal of aerosols in poorly ventilated spaces. Ronan talks to Paul Flanagan, Managing Director of Camfil Ireland and Dr. Kevin Nolan of the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at UCD who were involved in the study. Paul Flanagan and Dr. Kevin Nolan talk to Ronan about the study, the camel device they used, the filters used in air cleaners, HEPA filters, why we should be copying what the healthcare industry is doing, and the governments official document on HEPA filters. Paul Flanagan and Dr. Kevin Nolan also talk about why schools can’t just rely on open windows, computational fluid dynamics, mask wearing, LiDAR technologies, using smartphones to detect things, how efficient filters are, how technology can be a safety net, and be aware of your own personal health. More about the study: The study by Ireland's largest air filtration provider, Camfil in conjunction with University College Dublin (UCD) and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH) found that Camfil's City M air purifiers remove aerosols from poorly ventilated rooms at four times the normal rate. Experiments conducted by leading UCD researcher and lecturer, Dr. Kevin Nolan of the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, on the presence of aerosol in poorly ventilated spaces, used Camfil’s City M air purifiers to rapidly clean a room of aerosol. Camfil is a leading solutions provider that has over 50 year’s experience in clean air.
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July 23, 2021
Space Robots and Space Debris with Tom McCarthy of Motiv Space Systems
In todays podcast I chat with Tom McCarthy who gives us a birds eye view of the issue of space junk/debris that has until quite recently managed to stay under the public radar.  As a space robotics expert Tom McCarthy reminds us about how the unpredictable reentry of the Chinese Long March booster rocket that brought the problem of space junk to the forefront, and how advanced near-space robotics will play a crucial role in solving this problem?  Motiv Space Systems was founded in 2014 by three experienced robotics engineers, Chris Thayer, Brett Lindenfeld and Tom McCarthy. The  company’s founders believed that they could develop and build  space-based robotic systems more efficiently and with a higher level of  quality and capability than their competitors in the market. They  were quickly proved right, earning and successfully executing NASA contracts for a range of missions, including most recently the robotic  arm on the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover. In 2020, Motiv launched their groundbreaking xLink Robotic Arm System,  a space-rated modular robotic arm that sets a new standard for  capability and affordability, and brings robotic arm capabilities in  reach of a whole new class of missions. Mr. McCarthy is VP of Development at Motiv Space Systems; the firm designs robotics and advanced components for space exploration, most recently the arm and camera on the Perseverance rover. Twitter
28:47
July 22, 2021
Innovation is value neutral; it’s our collective responsibility to build technology that works for all
As the saying goes, “I have not failed 1,000 times, I have successfully found 1,000 ways that will not make a light bulb.” This — or some version of it — is often credited to Thomas Edison, on his quest to come up with an efficient incandescent lamp. As we look back at past innovations, and marvel at the ingenuity and perseverance of scientists and entrepreneurs, what inspires you? And how do our lived experiences influence the paths that we choose to follow and what values we hold dear? In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Emeka Nwonu about his past, present, and future — from Nigeria, UK, and beyond.
31:36
July 22, 2021
How to invest in ESG using blockchain
Stefan Rust, ex CEO of Bitcoin.com, and now co founder and CEO of Sonic Capital believes we can save the planet and make money. Being green is an opportunity not a cost. Listen to him talking about his early days in mobile and how he worked with Roger Ver, the abuse he received for listing the HEX coin, how another coin was formed out of that discussion - Spite - and yet how it has been very succesful. Then to matters green, institutional money, CBDCs and stablecoins - the interview can be summed up in one word - CHOICE. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book is available at https://persons-of-interest.io/
21:15
July 21, 2021
Many of our customers are in hyper growth mode, Fidelma McGuirk CEO of Payslip
Payslip is used by dozens of multinational companies throughout various industries, and customers include LogMeIn, Get Your Guide, Cloudera and Airbus. It helps their payroll teams support. They help multinationals standardise their global payroll process, centrally manage their payroll with visibility & control and scale into new countries easily. So how did their business grow significantly during the current COVID-19 era with remote working? Ronan talks to Fidelma McGuirk CEO of Payslip about this and more. Fidelma talks about her background, what Payslip does, why she moved to Westport, how Payslip found remote working, the new jobs available in Payslip, and how Payslip has coped during the pandemic. More about Fidelma: Fidelma is the founder and CEO of Payslip, a global platform that automates the management of international payroll. Payslip enables HR Directors to consolidate global payrolls, achieve centralised reporting compliance and data protection and deliver useful insights and real control to the business. Prior to Payslip, Fidelma spent over 18 years in HR and senior leadership roles with Eir and Taxback.com where as Head of Operations and CEO she scaled the company from 30 staff to over 800, servicing over 300k customers per year across 21 countries.
24:30
July 20, 2021
What makes a good engineer, HR technology trends to watch, and why the British Lions should win in South Africa, Aidan Donnelly, Personio
Aidan Donnelly is Director of Technology Platform at Personio in Dublin. Personio is an all-in-one HR Platform for small and medium businesses and Personio have hired over 100 people in Dublin in the past year. As customers have joined Personio Aidan's teams are tasked with scaling their technology and engineering team.  Aidan joins us to talk about his background, the problems his teams are solving, and what makes a good engineer. Great conversation with Aidan Donnelly from Personio, we cover the growth of the engineering sector as we emerge from the pandemic Aidan discusses the exponential growth of tech companies and software over the past decade, and how despite facing challenges during the pandemic, people’s increasing reliance on technology in their daily lives has meant that software development skills have remained in demand How this means that software engineering is a resilient and expanding sector – meaning we need to drive recruitment in the sector and seize all valuable talent And how are we going to drive this growth in tech companies? By hiring skilled engineers Employers need to find the right candidate, and run an effective engineering department Employees need to Find the right company to work for Know when to stay in a company/ when to leave Know what to ask at interview See more about Personio here https://www.personio.com
29:40
July 19, 2021
How to have a successful journalism internship, Rachel Robinson, Coventry University, discusses her time at Irish Tech News
We chat with Rachel Robinson who recently interned for Irish Tech News to hear her insights on what makes for a positive internship. Rachel Robinson is a Journalism student at Coventry University, going into her third year in September. Rachel enjoys producing hard-hitting news stories for print, online, audio and video platforms. Rachel's main interests are national/international politics and conflict, animal welfare and the environment, and she likes to try to raise awareness of humanitarian injustices through journalism and campaigning. Follow her on Twitter here https://twitter.com/RachelR16736934 Irish Tech News is an award-winning online publication aimed at keeping you informed of all the latest news from the world of Technology. With the main focus on Irish based news, we cover a wide range of topics from social media and smartphones to start-ups and SMEs. Now ten strong, we have assembled a talented team of writers, each experts in their own fields, helping us to cover as diverse a range as possible without losing focus or quality.
19:40
July 17, 2021
The usage of the internet has doubled Maciek D the Founder and CEO of no.ID
When you meet new people, do you always give your phone number, email address, residential address, and credit card details during the first meeting? Nope. Why? Because you don't know them well and have no idea if they will harm you. The same situation should be with companies, but it is different. They ask you for data to use their services or buy their products. You leave your data without knowing what will happen. Businesses can get hacked, or they can share or sell this information on shadow markets and invisible to you. As a result, your data can be used for scams, spam, robocalls, heavy profiling etc. This problem is huge nowadays, and many current solutions are not effective. So what can we do to stop our data being abused? Ronan talks to Maciek D the Founder and CEO of no.ID about this and more. Maciek talks about his background, what No.ID does, cookies, their holistic approach to privacy, data brokers, their new AI module, and how the pandemic has impacted on what they do. More about no.ID: no.ID is a start-up in the cybersecurity industry that helps people have safe communication & relationships with companies.  no.ID helps keep your real data private on the internet by producing a set of fully functional email, password, phone number, debit card, and even residential address unique for each service you register in. As a result, businesses see you as different personas, there is no link between them, and none of these identities leads to your real one. At the same time, our solution secures businesses from fake and malicious accounts without giving up on your anonymity. Everything is built upon zero-knowledge architecture in a trust-less paradigm. no.ID know nothing about you, your personas, and you can manage your identities without having to trust no.ID.
32:19
July 16, 2021
The future is agile: the time to take responsibility for our future is NOW.
Let’s talk about debt. Not financial debt. Not technical debt. But human debt — “the equivalent to Technical Debt but for people”, according to Duena Blomstrom, author of the latest book, “People Before Tech: The Importance of Psychological Safety and Teamwork in the Digital Age”. As the saying goes, people are your greatest asset. For any digital transformation projects to succeed, beyond the tech stack, merely having smart people on the team isn’t sufficient; we also need to take care of them. They need to feel motivated, valued, and respected. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Duena about her latest book and the importance of doing the people work.
29:60
July 15, 2021
KSM Starter - a launchpad with a difference
Siwon Kim is a South Korean born, raised everywhere entrepreneur. He is launching the first IDO launchpad for Kusama, the sister chain of PolkaDot. This is a very throughtful launchpad called KSM Starter that will operate more as an incubator, community led launchpad than other examples. IT has just closed its private sale and will do its own IDO on ... KSM starter of course. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
26:12
July 14, 2021
The greatest human migration, Shashi Kiran Chief Marketing and Product Officer Aryaka
During the current COVID19 pandemic we have seen remote working and hybrid working become the norm. One of the companies that makes this possible is Aryaka who offer managed connectivity services for all those hybrid workers and businesses wanting to do business during the pandemic. Aryaka is also setting up a facility in Dublin, a Service Point of Presence which helps people working with or from the EU transfer data securely via Ireland. This helps cement Ireland's place as a key location especially in the face of Brexit when data regulations are going to be much more uncertain for a while. Ronan talks to Shashi Kiran Chief Marketing and Product Officer Aryaka about this and more. Shashi talks about what Aryaka does, what he does in Aryaka, remote working, how the pandemic impacted on what Aryaka does, and their new Dublin offices More about Aryaka: Aryaka is the industry leader in Cloud-First WANs delivering network and network security-as-a-service via managed SD-WAN and SASE architectures, helping enterprises accelerate WAN transformation. I oversee marketing, product management and strategy, demand gen and technology partnerships working with a truly world-class team.
25:37
July 13, 2021
Workplace analytics and what it means for the workplace of the future, John O'Doherty, Enterprise Commercial Director, Microsoft Ireland
We catch up with John O'Doherty, the Enterprise Commercial Director, from Microsoft Ireland to learn more about how working trends have evolved, data security, and what the future might bring. We discuss workplace analytics, and John also explains it also from the customers perspective what it means for the workplace in the future. Director of the Enterprise Commercial sales organization for Microsoft Ireland, focusing on helping customersdigitally transform their businesses, empower their employees, engage their customers, optimise operations, andtransform their products and services - all in conjunction with partners. Microsoft in Ireland 2,000 people. 71 different nationalities. One Campus situated in Leopardstown, Dublin. At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and organisation to do and achieve more, not just here in Ireland, but right across the world. From software development, testing and localisation to operations, finance, HR and sales & marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa, our ambition is to help everyone, through the power of technology, to achieve theirs. Contact Microsoft Ireland: here.
34:03
July 11, 2021
Lunar Buildings and the Builders - 3D and Robotics Concepts with Xavier De Kestelier
In this podcast I discuss with Xavier De Kestelier about the recent projects they have started on for ESA.  With the march forward to the Moon predicted to be around 2030 his team at Hassell Studio have been collaborating with other agencies to make this idea a reality.  Hear about the upcoming facets of each projects and how they have selected possible features. Xavier leads our global design technology and innovation team, setting strategy and advising on the tools and knowledge we need to succeed. Both an architect and technologist, Xavier harnesses technology to create more powerful, futurefocused design solutions. That means he’s responsible for overseeing our work in computational design, building information modelling, visualisation and virtual reality worldwide. Over the past decade he’s forged a reputation as an industry leader in the exploration and adoption of parametric design and digital fabrication. Most recently, he was behind our concept for a ‘home’ on Mars – part of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge. A TED talker and regular speaker at major design and tech events, Xavier is also a director of Smartgeometry, a non-profit, global educational network for computational and digital design specialists.
19:42
July 10, 2021
Books have their own kind of suspense and action author Sean French part 2
Over the past 30 years books and movies have slowly become less realistic as technology has got more involved. A character getting lost does not really happen anymore as they can pull out their smartphone and use Google Maps. Scenes of characters searching in a library are now replaced with searching via Google or online archives. Ronan talks to thriller writer Sean French about this and more. Sean talks about film casting, Hitchcock, Brian DePalma, violence in movies, technology ruining movies, Cary Grant. Sean also talks about books having their own kind of suspense and action, certain writers don’t translate well to movies, Stephen King, never remaking great movies, movies with cast ensembles, and the Great Escape. More about Sean French: Sean French was educated at William Ellis School in London and then went to Christ Church, Oxford. He is married to Nicci Gerrard and has four children. He was the Deputy Literary Editor at the Sunday Times between 1984-1986, Theatre Critic on Vogue between 1982-1986, Film Critic for Marie Claire between 1989-92 and Columnist for the New Society/New Statesman between 1986-2000. In collaboration with his wife Nicci, he writes the successful novels under the name Nicci French.
45:25
July 09, 2021
FinTech in Bermuda - Blockchain, RumCoin, and beyond
Apart from its dramatic coastline, hidden coves, turquoise waters, and beautiful beaches with pink sands, Bermuda is also a well-established offshore financial center, home to the second largest reinsurance market. The island nation has also created an infrastructure and ecosystem to foster innovation in blockchain technology, supported by a tiered regulatory approach that includes the Digital Asset Business Act and a regulatory sandbox. In this episode of #OneVision, Theo and Bradley chat with Chris Garrod, Director, Insurance and Technology at Conyers Dill & Pearman, on the Wild Wild West of crypto and beyond. While there is no CBDC planned for Bermuda, Chris told us that we might be able to buy rum with digital Bermuda dollars soon. Do we need more reason for a fintech meetup on the beach?
36:49
July 08, 2021
Chris Skinner - the most influential person in technology
Chris Skinner is known as one of the most influential people in technology. He is an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech, through his blog theFinanser.com and author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and Digital Human. He is Chair of Nordic Future Innovation, is a non-executive director of 11:FS and on the advisory boards of various firms including Mode, Moven and Meniga. Mr. Skinner has been an advisor to the United Nations, the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum and is a visiting lecturer with Cambridge University as well as a TEDx speaker. Chris is also a successful children's author with a series, focused upon Captain Cake and the Candy Crew, being released in 2021 Captain Cake. He is also co-founder with renowned artist Basia Hamilton of The Portrait Foundation, Portrait Foundation, a non-profit platform to encourage children and the arts. In recent years, he has been voted one of the UK’s foremost fintech observers by The Telegraph and one of the most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News and Thomson Reuters. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her most recently book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
29:41
July 07, 2021
Every thriller turns into a techno thriller author Sean French part 1
Over the past 30 years books and movies have slowly become less realistic as technology has got more involved. A character getting lost does not really happen anymore as they can pull out their smartphone and use Google Maps. Scenes of characters searching in a library are now replaced with searching via Google or online archives. Ronan talks to thriller writer Sean French about this and more. Sean talks about how technology has changed books and movies, why new thrillers will be set in the 70’s and 80’s, how to make thrillers dramatic, the terminator, how technology makes it easier to find people, the use of technology in films. Sean also talks about Star Trek, 2001 Space Odyssey, the godfather trilogy, Coppola making art in the midst of chaos, and why 90% of making a film is casting. More about Sean French: Sean French was educated at William Ellis School in London and then went to Christ Church, Oxford. He is married to Nicci Gerrard and has four children. He was the Deputy Literary Editor at the Sunday Times between 1984-1986, Theatre Critic on Vogue between 1982-1986, Film Critic for Marie Claire between 1989-92 and Columnist for the New Society/New Statesman between 1986-2000. In collaboration with his wife Nicci, he writes the successful novels under the name Nicci French.
32:59
July 06, 2021
How one Irish company grew and thrived during the global pandemic, Dara Keogh, GeoDirectory
We catch up with Dara Keogh to learn more about GeoDirectory their innovative work in Ireland, and the challenges and opportunities they have faced since the global pandemic. Dara Keogh is the CEO of GeoDirectory, a cutting edge technology company. GeoDirectory provides a unique and definitive database of all 2.2 million residential and business addresses in the Republic of Ireland. Key to Dara’s role is the development of easy to use, intuitive services that help organisations capitalise on one their most important assets, namely their own data. An MBA graduate of UCD, Dara rose through the ranks of An Post where he served in a number of sales and marketing management roles, before taking up the helm at GeoDirectory in 2007. Dara, who is regular speaker at business and tech conferences, specialises in innovation, data management, location mapping and address management. With a keen interest in marketing and consumer behaviour, Dara applies his knowledge to service improvements and continual upgrades for the business, crucial in such a fast paced sector  Dara uses his leadership skills to empower his team to help grow GeoDirectory’s client base and to manage a wide range of complex data projects. Helping clients increase their revenues through clever applications of data provides him with the greatest job satisfaction. Jointly established by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland, GeoDirectory is Ireland's truest source of complete, accurate address and location information services. Set up over 20 years ago to create a directory of all the residential and commercial addresses in Ireland, Geodirectorys database currently contains 1.9 million buildings and over 2.2 million addresses in the Republic of Ireland. Using a team of data scientists and technology experts, GeoDirectory has created and now manages a definitive reference dictionary of addresses for all 1.9 million buildings that receive post in the Republic of Ireland, assigning them with precise postal and geographic addresses, ensuring location accuracy of 1 square meter for all. The combination of An Post’s intimate knowledge of every building in every village, town and city in the Republic of Ireland with the unmatched technology and geographical expertise of OSI, ensures GeoDirectory has the most powerful and sophisticated address database in Ireland. Through this, GeoDirectory has developed an extensive business data toolkit that is used by businesses of all sizes, in all sectors and industries, from delivering pizzas to ensuring emergency services reach their intended location and a whole host of services in between. With customers ranging from Government departments to private organisations, put the power of Ireland’s most comprehensive and accurate database to work for your business.  Some of our core data services below:  GeoAddress   GeoAddress Checked  GeoAddress Fixed For more information, visit our website at www.geodirectory.ie
36:44
July 05, 2021
Why carbon capture and storage (CCS) can produce clean energy, Craig Golinowski
People are often led to believe that wind and solar energy are effective replacements for fossil fuels on their own. This is not the case, and carbon capture and storage (CCS) is an effective additional system for producing clean energy. Rachel talks with Craig Golinowski about California’s energy crisis, and how it arose from having an energy demand much higher than the supply. Craig discusses the mechanics and market for CCS and also highlights the importance of understanding energy. Craig is the President and Managing Partner at JOG Capital, he has 18 years of experience in the financial and oil and gas industry and has been active in the private equity fund management since 2007. Before working at JOG, Craig worked as an investment banker with RBC Capital Markets, where he focused on equity finance and mergers and acquisitions for domestic and international oil and gas, oil sands and energy service companies. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
21:02
July 04, 2021
How to Become a TikTok Influencer Insights with Ebony Ximines-Parke
The team here at ITN has to remain mobile and diverse in order to engage a wider and loyal audience.  Every few months we bring in new interns who bring fresh perspective and values that help stir up and re-energise the team as a whole.  For the month of July we welcome Ebony to our team.  Learn more about what she brings and find out more about her in this podcast. Ebony Ximines-Parke Ebony is a Journalism postgrad at the University of  Roehampton. After completing her degree in Creative Writing, she wanted  to specialise in Journalism to write stories that she felt needed new angles. She also wanted to highlight the voices that don’t get enough space. Ebony also is a TikTok content creator that works with hair care and hair accessory brands. She also is a women’s empowerment event coordinator. The events are run quarterly and specifically for giving a space for women to come and learn, heal and empower each other. If you would like to see more, please check her TikTok: @jamjamjamillah And her Instagram: @nesiasworkshops
17:28
July 03, 2021
How we can help Irish businesses tap into the European market Laura Dillon, Head of Ireland at Waterland Private Equity
Waterland launched a year ago in Ireland. It’s an independent private equity investment group that was set up 21 years ago in Holland. They have also recently launched a €2.5bn pan-European fund with no set geographical allocations. Ireland is one of its key targets over the coming months.  They’ve recently appointed Laura Dillion to lead the Irish operation and she hopes to support many businesses here in Ireland.  Ronan talks to Laura Dillon, Head of Ireland at Waterland Private Equity about this and more. Laura talks about her background, what Waterland does, what sectors Waterland invest in, the criteria they look for before they invest, the tech areas they are interested in, how she has coped with Covid, remote working. Laura also talks about the digital transformation taking place the Irish entrepreneurial spirit compared to to other countries, and her passion for sailing. More about Laura Dillon: Laura Dillon is a Principal at Waterland in Dublin, Ireland and is leading the Waterland Irish Team. Prior to joining Waterland, Laura was a Principal at Riverside Europe Partners in London, UK. Prior to this, Laura co-founded and was CEO at DSI Distribution Solutions Ireland Ltd, a leading healthcare distribution company in the Irish market. Laura started her career as a Strategy Consultant with McKinsey & Company and she has also worked for Intelligent Finance (internet bank of HBOS Plc) as their Strategy Manager, for WorldRemit as their Chief of Staff and a Senior Associate at Apax Partners. Laura holds an MBA degree from Harvard Business School, USA and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from University College Dublin, Ireland. In 1992 Laura won silver at the Optimist world championships, the largest sailing class in the world. Four years later she took bronze at the youth world championships and became the only female sailor to win the Irish Helmsman's Championships in its 60-year history. Laura has also used what she has learnt in sailing in the business world.
31:50
July 02, 2021
Serving the underserved community of immigrants — with Cheese
While banking should be a borderless experience, in reality, it is far from it. Immigrant communities for example, face a list of challenges from language barriers to lack of credit history and high wire fees. In 2018 alone, US immigrants spent over US$1 trillion, with international students contributing $42 billion to that sum. The market is ripe for change. In this episode of #OneVision, Theo and Bradley chat with Ken Lian, Co-founder & CEO of Cheese Financial, the first banking solution designed for immigrants in the U.S. that does not require a social security number or credit history. Cheese also features a social component, with cash back that empowers consumers to support Asian owned businesses and restaurants. In the age of deep social divide, we were inspired by Ken’s passion and drive to make a positive impact. And we hope you will too.
38:53
July 01, 2021
Biggest single artist launches on Decentraland
On 30 June, Philip Colbert will unveil LOBSTEROPOLIS CITY, his first fully digital exhibition, opening within the ‘metaverse’ of Decentraland – seeing the artist’s lobster universe evolve into its latest iteration. Curated by globally renowned art auctioneer and dealer Simon de Pury at the Lobster Land Museum, the exhibition includes a series of NFT works available exclusively with NFT platform Super Rare. These include Colbert’s iconic past works Cryptofixtion and Lobster Fountain, alongside new unseen NFT works. This marks the most ambitious and largest-scale single artist venture to be seen in Decentraland to date. To visit LOBSTEROPOLIS CITY, head here and create your avatar: https://play.decentraland.org/?position=-103%2C147  Tune to to hear all about Philip's obsession with lobsters - "I became an artist when I became a lobster." Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book is available at https://persons-of-interest.io/
21:24
June 30, 2021
A Chat about the Moon and Stars and LunAres with Cillian Murphy Astrophysicist, Analog Astronaut
It was a great pleasure to chat to Cillian Murphy recently about his latest news and updates on his analog missions.  We touched on a few areas that he's been working on and what his plans are for the future.  We'll be thinking of him as he awaits news from ESA! Cillian Murphy Cillian is an astrophysicist who grew up travelling the world. Today he holds a Masters' degree in Space Science and Technology, speaks 4  languages and has experience working in both the biofuels and space industries. He has worked with the European Space Agency and aspires to  become an astronaut.
29:56
June 29, 2021
There aren’t going to be any closed offices Maurice Mortell, Managing Director Ireland and Emerging Markets Equinix
Equinix recently announced the findings of its annual global study. Findings of the study included: 62% of businesses in Ireland have rearchitected their IT infrastructure to meet new remote and hybrid working demands, with tech budgets increasing to accelerate digital transformation. 75% of digital leaders in Ireland believe there will be long-term changes to where and how people work within their organisation. 49% of companies in Ireland still intend to expand into new regions, countries or metros, despite the disruption experienced as a result of COVID-19. Ronan talks to Maurice Mortell, Managing Director Ireland and Emerging Markets Equinix, about this and more. Maurice talks about the findings of its annual global study, how Ireland compared to other countries, hot desks, remote working, cloud computing and broadband. Maurice also talks about sustainability, climate neutral data centre pact, legacy infrastructure, and green bonds. More about Maurice: Maurice overseas the Equinix business in Ireland, playing a key role in the Equinix Ireland strategy and expansion and Executive Council Member, Host in Ireland. Maurice also sits on the Equinix executive management team for EMEA. Prior to this, Maurice was appointed as the Country Manager for Ireland with Telecity Group in August 2011 and was also selected as the VP of Emerging Markets in January 2014. Prior to his role within Telecity, Maurice was the CEO of Irish data centre operator, Data Electronics for over 10 years. As CEO, Maurice set the vision and strategy for the company, driving consistent business growth during his leadership tenure. With over 20 years’ experience in the data centre sector, Maurice has been a key figure in the rise of the data-centre industry in Ireland and is highly regarded as a thought leader on Ireland’s potential to be a global digital hub.
29:34
June 29, 2021
Achieving Sustainability in Fleet Management with a Unique Electrical Vehicle Data Approach, with Geotab and David Savage
David Savage is Associate Vice President, UK & Ireland for Geotab,  the world’s largest commercial telematics company. In this role, David leads the operational, commercial and organisational activities of the region. He has accountability for the delivery of Geotab’s overall strategy and realisation of the company’s ambitious growth targets in support of its wider European growth focus. With more than 15 years experience within operations and transport management, David has a proven ability in helping businesses to scale sustainably. Prior to joining Geotab, he held the role of UK General Manager at FreeNow (formerly MyTaxi and Hailo), Europe’s leading e-hailing app. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrdavidsavage Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
32:01
June 27, 2021
Creating a decentralized, patient-centric, data-driven healthcare economy and network to empower patients globally, with Pradeep Goel and Solve.Care
Pradeep Goel is the Chief Executive Officer of Solve.Care, a global healthcare company that redefines care coordination, improves access to care, empowers consumers with information, reduces benefit administration costs, and helps reduce fraud and waste in healthcare around the world. Pradeep has more than 25 years of healthcare experience, developing groundbreaking software for the insurance industry, and co-founding four healthcare IT businesses where he has served in a number of management roles. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
37:50
June 26, 2021
Exit early and exit often Clark Dever, Senior Product Manager at Techstars part 2
Techstars is a a globally-renowned seed accelerator that helps to catalyse founders, early-stage companies and support organisations to create a more dynamic and vibrant startup community. Part of what Techstars do is community building but how is this implemented? Part two of Ronan's chat with Clark Dever, Senior Product Manager at Techstars. Clark talks about mentor madness, mentor whiplash, breakout startups, Covid and VC’s, the world is remote first. Clark also talks about what he has noticed about the Irish startup scene, having a global perspective, making relationships with VC’s, unicorns’s, post exit founder syndrome, why community is so important, product market fit. More about Clark Dever: He is a data driven, process-oriented, and customer-focused senior IT and operations management executive with 15+ years of technical experience and unique understanding of business management building high performance teams utilising process orientation for repeatable success. As a strategic systems thinker and resourceful problem solver, He possess an innate ability to drive process design / implementation, full stack Web development, and personnel management and development.
35:31
June 25, 2021
Data is the first line of defense
Years from now, when we look back at this pandemic, what data will have been the most critical? While we normally talk about data in the context of financial services, and the importance of data and technologies like artificial intelligence to assist our ability to deliver a more inclusive future, the data we will remember from this moment of time is health data related to COVID-19 and the lives impacted by each number this data represents.  In this episode of our #OneVision podcast, Theodora and Bradley talk to Susan Joseph, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthTrends.AI. With an experienced background across financial services and the law, with efforts focused around financial data, identity, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technologies, Susan helps us navigate through the past year from the story of the data behind this virus. You’ll learn why open source and public data were the real heroes in battling this disease, and what we should all look at as the lessons and opportunities for future health of humanity.
23:01
June 24, 2021
R&D trends to watch in Ireland, and why mining asteroids could transform life on earth too, Dr Eoin McCarthy, KPMG
Fascinating conversation as we catch up with Dr Eoin McCarthy, who is a Scientific Consultant in the KPMG R&D Incentives Practice. Prior to joining KPMG, Eoin spent six years working as a Research Fellow in the Advanced Microscopy Laboratory, part of the AMBER centre, Trinity College Dublin. He now leverages his technical expertise to advise companies on how to maximise their opportunities around R&D incentives. Eoin has 10 years’ experience in the R&D lab, published close to 30 academic papers and articles, holds a PhD in Chemistry, and a BA mod in ‘Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials’ from Trinity College Dublin. Eoin McCarthy PhD | Scientific Consultant | Tax | R&D Incentives Practice | KPMG Ireland Email: [email protected] | Web: www.kpmg.ie/tax More about  KPMG Ireland's Tax & Legal Services Our dedicated teams provide tax services and legal advice to businesses and individuals operating in Ireland and internationally. Tax Services KPMG's tax practice provides comprehensive tax advice to clients established on the island of Ireland (North and South). We offer business tax and personal tax services to a wide range of clients, from multinational organisations and SMEs, to private individuals and family businesses. Whether you need advisory or compliance services, our tax advisers will work with you, offering cost-effective support and minimising your tax risk for what’s next. Legal Services Our legal services practice is comprised of lawyers and company secretarial professionals who provide legal advice and counsel to a wide variety of clients, both domestic and international. Our team can assist you in complying with local and international regulations, and managing and mitigating the risks of corporate non-compliance.
36:00
June 24, 2021
Data Protection for Marketers: A Practical Guide, insights with Steven Roberts
Ria talks with Steven Roberts about his recently published book ‘Data Protection for Marketers: A Practical Guide’, and how data protection is constantly changing. He also speaks about GPDR and the difficulties that can be faced by marketers and market teams when implementing GDPR principles. Steve elaborates on his work and how keeping up to date with data protection regulations will create transparency within and out of the work environment. Steven Roberts is head of marketing at Griffith College. He is a certified data protection officer and vice-chair of the ACOI’s data protection and information security working group. His new book Data Protection for Marketers: A Practical Guide, published by Orpen Press, is available now at all good bookstores. Ria McGuire is a DCU journalism studying for her final year of college and recently began a two-month internship with Irish Tech News in May. Ria has written for TheJournal.ie, The Leinster Leader, DCU’s The College View, and HerCampus Online Magazine. She also has experience in audio Journalism as she hosted two DCUFm shows called ‘Awkward Encounters’ and ‘The Commuters’ over the course of her first and second year. Ria has also participated and appeared on First Dates Ireland. She is excited to be a part of the Irish Tech News Podcast and have the opportunity to talk to a variety of different people.
16:05
June 23, 2021
NextGen Ride Hailing platform launching
CEO and founder Firdosh Sheikh has created a new NextGen ride hailing platform or Taxi 3.0 as she calls it for short where the drivers are enabled and commissions removed. Launching in India, Brazil and France there are already 10,000 drivers clamouring to get on board. Decentralization as it should be. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
17:10
June 23, 2021
Community is fundamental to having successful startups in your region Clark Dever, Senior Product Manager Techstars Part 1
Techstars is a a globally-renowned seed accelerator that helps to catalyse founders, early-stage companies and support organisations to create a more dynamic and vibrant startup community. Part of what Techstars do is community building but how is this implemented? Ronan talks to Clark Dever, Senior Product Manager at Techstars about this and more. Clark talks about his background, the startup community in Buffalo, blockchain, ecosystem development, the pandemic, give first, the Bridge app, and his goal of introducing 1000 people in a year. More about Clark Dever: He is a data driven, process-oriented, and customer-focused senior IT and operations management executive with 15+ years of technical experience and unique understanding of business management building high performance teams utilising process orientation for repeatable success. As a strategic systems thinker and resourceful problem solver, He possess an innate ability to drive process design / implementation, full stack Web development, and personnel management and development.  
22:40
June 22, 2021
How to Become an UnstRonaute - The Job Camp for 10-12 year olds Launches this Summer with Mike Mongo
What else would you do with your Space-mad-preteen but send them to a Job Camp and let them hear from SpaceX's Inspiration 4 Astronaut DR SIAN PROCTOR, NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut NICOLE STOTT and also Future Mars Walker Alyssa Carson? This Job Camp has been unveiled on our podcast as fully sponsored and paid by the generosity of Shetland Space Centre at Saxa Vord, Unst, Scotland, and Wildland.   We also talked about Why Space? How to Participate in Space Sports?  Mike also mentioned Humunnaires.org which provides a wonderful and supportive way to reassure and support children who have to quarantine, a novel idea! About Mike Mike Mongo is an astronaut teacher and author of the children's book The Astronaut Instruction Manual. He is also vice-president of interstellar space science maker group & non-profit Icarus Interstellar, and strategic director for biennial interstellar space science summit, Starship Congress. What's more, he also serves as an At-Large Board Member and active student member of Students for Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). Interestingly he is also one of the co-founders of Yuri's Night Space Coast at Kennedy Space Center. He lives in Sherman Oaks, CA, where he works on a television series for the first kids in space with Alcon Entertainment (The Expanse). You can often find him at a local coffee shop in front of a laptop. Astronaut Job Camp Tomorrow’s jobs are in Space! Learning this, gives today's kids  critical competitive advantage for tomorrow’s space jobs. Mike Mongo’s Astronaut Job Camp opens the door to tomorrow’s jobs in space by giving today’s students permission to imagine themselves living, working, and playing in Space.
34:03
June 21, 2021
Indexing, Swapping, and Aggregating Non Fungible Tokens, with Ori Levi and NFTrade
Ori Levi is CEO of NFTrade. Ori has been a Bitcoiner and cryptocurrency enthusiast since 2012. Ori designs and builds projects from ideation to completion, and has been advising top blockchain projects for the better half of a decade. NFTrade is the first cross-chain and blockchain-agnostic NFT platform. NFTrade is an aggregator of all NFT marketplaces and hosts the complete NFT lifecycle, allowing anyone to seamlessly create, buy, sell, swap, farm, and leverage NFTs across different blockchains. Using NFTrade, anyone can gain access to the entirety of their NFT, unlocking the total value of the NFT market. www.NFTrade.com Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
26:00
June 20, 2021
B2B and Healthcare Insights and the Role of Influence in Social Media, with Evan Kirstel
Evan Kirstel is a B2B thought leader and top technology influencer with an aggregate social media audience of 470,000 people (350K Twitter, 54K LinkedIn and 70K Instagram followers, 3K Clubhouse). Evan has built an organic reach in the tens of millions, in just 10 years and has been named the 4th Most Engaging Digital Marketer by Brand24. B2B tech brands like Intel, 3M, AT&T Business, Qualcomm, HPE, Telefonica, Samsung, Citrix and Ericsson have hired Evan to help them to achieve massive visibility and scale, leveraging the power of social media in a variety of market segments including: mobile, blockchain, cloud, 5G, HealthTech, IoT, AI, Digital Health, crypto, AR, VR, Big Data, Analytics and CyberSecurity. Evan has 30 years of enterprise sales, alliances & biz dev experience in the telecom and IT arena, He brings a unique perspective on opportunities in the Unified Communications & Collaboration space, including extensive practical knowledge of mobile, voice/video/web collaboration and cloud technology. Evan understands emerging cloud & mobile technology and market convergence dynamics, and has a strong track record in selling and marketing disruptive technology to enterprise and service providers. He is the Co-Founder of EvIRA Health, a close-knit network of fellow B2B thought leaders and digital social practitioners tirelessly serving the global health tech community. www.evirahealth.com www.evankirstel.com Twitter @evankirstel Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
31:18
June 19, 2021
Journalism trends to watch, and the value of interning with Irish Tech News, Amir Najib, Coventry University
Amir Najib is a student journalist from London, currently studying in Coventry University. He initially got into journalism for the interest of speaking to people with interesting stories. Specifically in the fields of the entertainment industry and sports industry. He felt those people who had interesting stories deserved to have a spotlight put upon them. In the future he hopes to pursue a career within those specific industries making multimedia content on the things he is passionate about. To learn more about Amir see here -> https://amirnajib583072630.wordpress.com Twitter - @4mirN9 Instagram – amir_najib_journalism
26:26
June 18, 2021
Solving peoples pain Patrick McDermott Co-Founder & CEO DigiTally
Food and beverage waste is something that is still a common problem and how can we go about solving this issue? Well, DigiTally a Galway based company might have the solution. They have a software product that enables multi-site food businesses in the hospitality, catering, and retail industry to count, collate and report on their food and beverage gross profit margins. This is being done up to 72% faster with further extensive results causing a huge shift in the industry in the awakening of the pandemic. Ronan talks to Patrick McDermott Co-Founder & CEO DigiTally. Patrick talks about his background, how DigiTally started, what DigiTally does, making count stock and inventory fun and not boring and solving peoples pain. Patrick also talks about food wastage, digitising, making it easy for the customer. More about DigiTally : DigiTally was formed in 2016 with the purpose of giving retailers and suppliers an easier, faster, and more efficient way to count their inventories, something that isn’t quite there yet as most businesses still use the standard and more traditional pen and paper method with Excel and double entry. It also allows you to efficiently manage all your counts, see your profitability, instantly generate your gross profits, manage all your sites, keep track of your counts electronically and instead of spending a full day counting your inventory, how about imagining that it could only be one or two hours.
31:21
June 18, 2021
Creating a better world through the power of technology
According to a recent survey, nearly two-thirds of full-time employees indicated that their financial stress has increased since the start of the pandemic. To engage and retain productive employees, companies must help foster a culture of financial wellness and support to help their workforce better manage their finances and plan for the future. Providing access to financial wellness benefits can become a key differentiator when the labor market is tight; it can also positively impact the organization’s bottom line by relieving employee financial stress. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Rebecca Liebman, co-founder and CEO of LearnLux on her entrepreneurship journey, and creating a better world through the power of technology.
20:37
June 17, 2021
Why protest music remains important, even as it constantly changes and evolves, Aileen Dillane, Ethnomusicologist
In this podcast Amir and Aileen speak about protest music and the initial origins of it, as well as how social media has contributed to the development of protest music. And finally the future of protest music, in regards to if it will continue to grow. Aileen is a Ethnomusicologist, Global Irish musics specialist, and Popular Music scholar with research interests in ethnicity, identity, nationalism and cosmopolitanism in the traditional and popular music’s of Ireland, UK, North America, and Australia. She has a PhD in Ethnomusicology, from the University of Chicago. She has won various awards such as the HERA travel award in 2015 and the Fulbright Alumnus award in 2018 Twitter - @aileen_dillane Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University currently interning at Irish Tech News, his main interests are in sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He hopes to one day work in the journalism industry where he is doing multimedia on the subjects he enjoys. Twitter - @4mirN9
23:36
June 17, 2021
Lindsey Mallon talks fashion, blockchain and diversity
Lindsey Mallon, co founder of Splyt, founder of Nadjarina and CEO of Masion Du Growing up Lindsey was not sure what she wanted to do. She initially considered architecture as a career but a stint as an intern in a practising architects office quickly confirmed her opinion that she did not want to work in front of a computer every day. Her father encouraged her to follow her passion. Shortly after she attended an haute couture fashion exhibition in Boston, and she was hooked. “Instant love.” For Lindsey art is not just art, it does something. It empowers people. At the same time, she is cognisant that the actual fashion industry can be toxic in terms of how people treat each other, and the labour standards are very low. “I would work with these factories initially where people could not afford to go home to see their families or maybe went home once a year and that really struck a chord with me and pushed me to look at sustainable commerce.” For Lindey this concept went beyond the environment and included labour standards, community, and how people work together. The beautiful industry has a dark underbelly, but she was in love. “It’s not just me, consumers are starting to demand sustainable practices and that is making the industry react with stores pushing their sustainable brands to the fore. Customers want ethics, giveback programmes, brands donating to charities and transparency; they really want transparency. “Every dollar spent is a vote.” Tune into this podcast to hear more. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
26:53
June 16, 2021
Creating cocoa that is good for human health, Alan Perlstein, California Cultured
California Cultured is a company that produces cocoa intended to provide cocoa which is less bitter and require less sugar. The company's product entices cocoa cells to grow by stimulation by food ingredients that are found in any grocery store and produces cocoa cells that is good for human health, enabling customers to avail premium quality cocoa products. Amir Spoke to Alan Perlstein who is the CEO of California Cultured. He has been in the food technology industry for over 20 years, in which he has been a part of start-ups such as Miraculex back in 2014. He has now ventured into cocoa with California Cultured, which he hopes to produce cocoa that is better for the environment as well as innovating technology for the future consumers. Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University currently interning at Irish Tech News, his main interests are in sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He hopes to one day work in the journalism industry where he is doing multimedia on the subjects he enjoys. Twitter - @4mirN9 Links – Website - https://cacultured.com Twitter - @CaCultured Instagram – CaCultured
19:19
June 16, 2021
Intensive Care Support for Patients using Voice Activated AI Telemedicine Tool with Dr Arne Peine
In our chat today with with Dr Arne Peine, MHBA he tells us about this AI hospital tool that will not only bring functionality and support to the ward but a safer way to store data onsite. Listening to the growth of Mona in such a fast time has only gone to prove just how much needed this was.   Dr Arne Peine Dr Peine, born 1986 studied medicine and business administration and is the co-founder and CEO of the medical technology start-up Clinomic. As an intensive care physician, he himself experienced the enormous challenges that intensive care medicine is already facing today, and which will have to be mastered in the  future. Therefore, as a technical visionary at Clinomic, he is doing everything in his power to revolutionize the treatment of critically ill patients with Mona, the first intelligent and voice-controlled assistance system for intensive care medicine. Mona Mona is an innovative, voice-based assistance system of the latest generation, which supports patient care directly using algorithms, artificial intelligence, and telemedicine. Mona is the key to cost-controlled, evidence-based, and data-driven intensive care medicine and brings intensive care specialist expertise to every hospital bed. By means of the bedside system, the quality of the detailed documentation and an increase in the quality of treatment and an  optimization of the treatment processes are achieved.  About Clinomic: Clinomic was founded in 2019 as a spin-off from RWTH Aachen University. The company develops innovative solutions for critically ill patients and combines translational medical  research, data science and computational intelligence. The company brings artificial intelligence directly to the patient's bed to support doctors and nursing staff with precise  decisions, evidence-based treatment, and efficient use of time resources. With over 50 employees in Aachen, the company developed the medical product "Mona",  which is now implemented in over 8 European countries in 40 hospitals. "Mona", short for "Medical On-Site Assistant", is an intelligent assistance system for intensive care medicine that supports doctors and nurses with treatment directly at the patient's bed.  The device facilitates voice-controlled documentation, identifies relevant data, and thus  contributes to the faster and better treatment of the critically ill. Mona is also used  internationally to generate telemedical networks quickly and securely and thus to provide  nationwide expertise in the field of intensive care medicine
20:56
June 16, 2021
How to succeed in corporate Digital Makeovers, insights with Dr Marie Taillard
Minter Dial catches up with Dr Marie Taillard, who is a French-American senior marketing academic and business leader, faculty member at ESCP Business School and co-author with Béatrice Collin of the brand new Digital Makeover: How L′Oréal Put People First to Build a Beauty Tech Powerhouse, Wiley Press. In this conversation, we discuss her book and the digital transformation process that L'Oreal has undertaken over the last decade. Is it top down or bottom up? How will the changes and accelerated transformation imposed by the pandemic stick? The role of the Chief Digital Officer and how to make it work in a large organisation. We also look at the changes to marketing, the importance of social media and the collaborative mindset. I'm Minter Dial and I serve my clients by elevating the energy and connecting people and ideas. I relish being an engaging professional speaker on leadership, transformation and branding with a specialization in digital transformation since 2009. I'm known for being someone who walks the talk and delivers on or above expectations. I'm the author of three award-winning books, including my last book Heartificial Empathy, Putting Heart into Business and Artificial Intelligence that won the Book Excellence Award 2019 and was shortlisted for the Business Book Awards 2019. My newest book on leadership just launched, You Lead, How Being Yourself Makes You A Better Leader. It is published by Kogan Page and is available at all fine e-tailers as an audiobook, ebook and paperback. I'm also the producer of the award-winning book and film The Last Ring Home and co-author of Futureproof that won the Business Book Award 2018.
47:45
June 15, 2021
We are making power sexy, Caroline Swords Director of Operations at myVolts
Everyone hates buying, using and disposing of batteries and despite drives to recycle, 100,000,000 kilos of batteries end up in landfill each year in the EU alone. As we are becoming ore environmentally friendly, how do solve this battery problem ? Well myVolts Ltd, an Irish company based in the heart of Dublin City has come up with the perfect solution, Revolt. Ronan talks to Caroline Swords Director of Operations at myVolts about what myVolts does, ReVolt their latest product, what problem and pain it is solving, and their kickstarter campaign for ReVolt. More about myVolts: myVolts is a small Irish company, based in Dublin, focused on providing modern and innovative power solutions for home, mobile and professional devices - mainly for musicians and other mobile creatives. With 12 years' experience in online retail and power, both customer engagement and product expertise are at the heart of their business. They aim to provide well-designed and flexible power delivery solutions to exactly meet the needs of many customers who pass through their checkouts annually, and myVolts has served over 1 million customers to date. They are also right at the forefront of changes in power technology, exploring the possibilities and keeping their users in mind all the time. With the introduction of USB-C and USB 3.1 PD standards, more and more is possible with USB power, and they are looking ahead at how these changes can benefit their product, and ultimately, their users.
30:23
June 15, 2021
Hackathons, Internet, Stars, Miniature Technology and Equality With Dr Niall Smith, Head of Research MTU
Speaking recently with Dr Niall Smith was an education.  He spoke about the Cassini Hackathon happening before the end of the month and how and why he is part of this hackathon which is taking place in 10 different global locations simultaneously.  He will be working alongside the team at the National Space Centre as well and looking for hacks in Space Technology.   Be sure to mark your calendar for 18-20 June 2021 to join the first hackathon. He also touched on how important low-earth-orbit WiFi is important on a global scale that can see an improvement in education and personal and even national circumstances.   Then we ventured into Einstein, Star Shades and Miniature Moon Rovers and more.  If you're into Space, listen to this. Dr Niall Smith Niall studied astrophysics at UCD, and became CIT’s first Head of Research in 2005, now providing strategic oversight of a budget of €14m per annum across disciplines from science and engineering to arts and music. He led the establishment of a Researcher Career Framework for CIT researchers, which was central to the Institute being awarded the EU Commission HR Excellence in Research badge. He is the Founder-Director of the award-winning Blackrock Castle Observatory (BCO), which celebrated its 12th anniversary with over 1.2 million visitors. BCO staff have trained over 800 teachers to use space in the classroom, have engaged with over 35,000 primary and post-primary students in formal science workshops and an additional 40,000 in informal workshops, with over 120,000 members of the public attending events at BCO. In 2017, Niall was the host site lead for the International Space University Space Studies Programme, which is the largest conference programme ever to come to Cork, lasting 9 weeks and involving over 320 global space experts. The conference published a document entitled ‘A Roadmap for Emerging Space States’, which helped to catalyse the development of a National Space Strategy for Enterprise. Niall was the HEI  representative on the National Steering Group for the space strategy. He focuses on space topics including ultra-high precision photometry and the use of small satellites in low earth orbit for a range of functions from high resolution imaging to space cybersecurity to rural broadband. He has secured over €1m as PI on competitive grants, €400k as co-I, and through BCO approximately €2m for outreach. Niall writes a monthly column in the Irish Examiner called ‘Skymatters’, and is a Board Member of the National Sculpture Factory and a member of several national committees.
32:00
June 14, 2021
How can finance can save the planet, explaining decarbonisation, climate change, and more with David Carlin, UNEP Finance Initiative
The financial sector goes hand-in-hand with climate change, and you can’t discuss one without the other. Rachel talks with David Carlin about how the two areas are moulded by each other, how climate scenarios and decarbonisation pathways are used, and the impact that COVID-19 has had on his work. David discusses what climate stress testing is and how it is used, recognising that climate risks are financial risks and whether they vary in different parts of the world, and what decarbonisation really means. David leads the TCFD program for UNEP – Finance Initiative. He recently managed a banking pilot with over three-dozen global financial institutions on the topics of climate scenarios, climate risk assessments and climate governance. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
30:05
June 14, 2021
Gin innovation: new aged gin flavours on Ireland's only island distillery, Corentin Simon, Cape Clear Distillery
We chat with Corentin Simon, master gin distiller about his journey from the French spirits industry to moving to Cape Clear island during lockdown and his work creating and developing a completely new type of aged gin at the Cape Clear Distillery.  More about the distillery -> Cape Clear is a Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) island eight miles off the southwest coast of County Cork; it’s a stunningly beautiful place. Though our island continues to experience a decline in its population, there is hope. We’ve produced a gin that has proven capable of winning awards at the most prestigious and competitive events in the world. We’ve been granted planning permission for a state-of-the-art whiskey distillery building. The tide is rising; please join us on our journey. THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR IRELAND’S ONLY ISLAND DISTILLERY Our island is one of doers; we don’t just dream of ideas, but work hard to realize our goals. It’s Ireland’s southernmost inhabited island and is proudly Gaeltacht (designated Irish speaking). It’s also an island that, like all Irish offshore islands, has experienced population decline over the years due to a lack of employment opportunities. Cape Clear Island has 130 full-time residents and our school has seven students. Several years ago, some islanders got together to discuss the idea of building a distillery. One that would provide employment to islanders, that could one day provide opportunity to the children in the island’s school, and most importantly, that would one day produce some of the finest Irish spirits available. We received planning permission for this state-of-the-art facility in 2016 and have been working toward that goal since.
14:11
June 13, 2021
Building resilience in the Internet of Things, Decentralized Finance, Banking and Mobility with the IOTA Foundation, with Dan Simerman
Dan Simerman is Head of Financial Relations at the IOTA Foundation, where he helps to support the ability of financial institutions and institutional investors to leverage IOTA’s technology and native currency.  He has a history of building software for Fortune 50 financial institutions, multinational media companies and strategic consulting firms. Dan has been a vocal advocate and supporter of IOTA since 2017. As a member of the IOTA Evangelist Network, he has worked to engage with local partners to expand awareness of our technology in North America. As co-organizer of IOTA NYC, he has contributed to one of the largest IOTA meetups in the world by developing content to support the IOTA ecosystem. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
26:48
June 13, 2021
Go Lightly, How to Travel Without Hurting the Planet, ecological travel insights with Nina Karnikowski
Being a travel writer is a job that many people dream of; but COVID-19 has made things considerably harder for those in the profession. Rachel spoke to Nina Karnikowski about the impact of COVID-19 in Australia and how it has forced her to change the way she works, discovering places closer to home. Nina discusses the impact of the pandemic on foreign travel and how she thinks the industry will be changed once people can travel more freely. She also discusses the impact of long-haul travel on the environment and how to make sure travel dollars are given back to communities who need it the most. Nina has worked as a travel writer for the past decade, and is also the author of Go Lightly, How to Travel Without Hurting the Planet and Make a Living Living, Be Successful Doing What You Love. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
15:51
June 12, 2021
Reshaping the Diamond Industry with Consortiums, NFTs, and Blockchained Supply Chains with Diamante Blockchain and Chirag Jetani
Jamil interviews Chirag Jetani Chirag heads the operations at Diamante Blockchain LLC. He owns an Engineering degree from RV College of Engineering, India and further advanced his technical skills by holding a Masters from FAU, Germany. Being an Executive Managing director of a prestigious Diamond company, Chirag has technical, administrative and authoritative experience working within the Diamond Industry. Being a crypto and blockchain enthusiast from the rise of cryptocurrencies he has broad understanding about the crypto market and holds solid convictions about its utility and its application to the Diamond Industry. www.diamanteblockchain.com Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
31:26
June 12, 2021
The biggest issue of the next decade is data vandalism, Paul McBride Managing Director and Co-Founder Peroptyx
Businesses are using technology in various ways to improve how they work. One such technology is machine learning but how can businesses use machine learning to improve customer experience and consequently boost ROI ? Ronan talks to Paul McBride, Managing Director and Co-founder of the Mayo based start-up Peroptyx about this and more. Paul talks about his background, what Peroptyx does, helping improve recommendation engines, real world problems being solved, machine learning, data on apps not being compromised. Paul also talks about data vandalism, voice assistants, chatbots, the progress of technology, where Paul sees machine learning heading and the future plans of Peroptyx. More about Paul McBride: Following some formative years on the Windows development team at Microsoft, Paul spent two decades serving the world's data driven brands in their mission to improve the local relevance and global reach of their online products and services In 2018, Paul McBride and Maeve Bleahene, founded Peroptyx a machine learning start-up. Peroptyx helps businesses to rapidly adapt their machine learning models and reflect what is happening in the real world.
32:01
June 11, 2021
Financial regulation and innovation and the spaces in between - with Victoria Martin of 10x Future Technologies
Whether it’s the Queen’s bank in the U.K., a neobank in Brazil, a challenger fintech in the U.S., or one of the mighty superapp platforms of Asia, there is nothing more central to that conversation than compliance, risk, and regulation. This is especially true as it relates to data, privacy, and the evolution of the financial services business model. Yet this trifecta of controls are often overlooked. In this episode of our #OneVision podcast, Theodora and Bradley talk to Victoria Martin, Head of Client Risk and Compliance at 10x Future Technologies. With leading roles in risk, compliance, and regulatory matters, and time spent at 11FS, ClearBank, Octopus, Tandem Money, and RBS among them, our conversation covered a lot of ground. Join us as we learn more about the differences in how startups and banks approach compliance, how open banking standards differ across geographies, and where Victoria thinks we are heading next when it comes to regulation.
24:17
June 10, 2021
Treedom, the world's first platform for remote tree planting, Federico Garcea explains
Treedom is a tree planting company that has worked with 782,698 people, 5,800 companies and 118,209 farmers to plant a variety of trees all over the planet. So far, they have planted over 2 million trees. Rachel talks with Federico Garcea about how he came up with the idea for people to be able to buy trees and be able to track and monitor them from thousands of miles away. Federico discusses how Treedom was inspired by a game, the types of trees that are planted and the benefits of being able to learn about the ethics and principles of farming in various regions, such as Central and South America. Federico is the founder and CEO of Treedom. Federico was inspired to created Treedom in 2010 while working on a project in Cameroon, and witnessing the local economic, environmental and social disadvantages caused by deforestation. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
15:33
June 09, 2021
How to rid the world of boring speakers with Andrew Keogh, Aristo
Ria talks with Andrew about how Aristo’s biggest aim is to 'Rid the world of Boring Speakers', and how the word presentation should be erased. He also speaks about where his initial interest in helping startups and entrepreneurs stemmed from and how that grew into a business. In addition to this Andrew elaborates on his experiences and how even when pitching a business idea, a good story will always sell. Andrew Keogh has been an entrepreneur & sales professional for the last 30 years. He started his first business in 1988 supplying specialist equipment and components to the Electronics and Aircraft Industry, primarily dealing with multinationals in Ireland and overseas. Aristo. ie was founded by Andrew 16 years ago with the specific intention of helping businesses to pitch and present to win sales and investment. A special niche for Andrew is coaching start-up companies & researchers to pitch to potential investors.  As a result, Andrew’s pitch coaching system has been honed as part of his involvement with the following Programmes. Ria McGuire is a DCU journalism studying for her final year of college and began a two-month internship with Irish Tech News at the beginning of May. Ria has written for TheJournal.ie, The Leinster Leader DCU’s The College View and HerCampus Online Magazine. She also has experience in audio Journalism as she hosted two DCUFm shows called ‘Awkward Encounters’ and ‘The Commuters’ over the course of her first and second year. She is excited to be a part of the Irish Tech News Podcast and have the opportunity to talk to a variety of different people.
26:05
June 09, 2021
Local Irish company offers concierge NFT services
Adam Bouktila is the CEO and co founder of dMerch, a concierge-style, hand holding service to onboard artists, musicians and enterprises into the new world of NFTS. In this interview he explains how it works, how he can help and highlights some of the artists he is working with. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author, whose latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
13:25
June 09, 2021
The Future Starts Now, reading the future with Bronwyn Williams, author
Futurism looks at events and trends of the future and the anticipation of what’s going to happen next. Futurists explore and analyse predictions about future trends in technology and how they’re going to come about. Rachel talks with Bronwyn Williams about what futurism means, how her career developed and what informs and inspires her to continue to research and work in this industry. Bronwyn discusses the idea of privacy and how generations regard it differently, whether privacy can be bought and sold, and how it’s important to remember that man made technology - not the other way round. Bronwyn is a futurist, economist and trend analyst. She is currently a Partner at Flux Trends, a boutique trend analysis and insight agency with clients across the world. She recently co-authored ‘The Future Starts Now’ with Theo Priestly. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
21:43
June 08, 2021
Autonomous procurement with David Clarke, Keelvar
Keelvar based and founded in Cork is the leading global provider of intelligent sourcing automation solutions, and recently announced some exciting news. David Clarke the co-founder of Cape Clear, and the former CTO of Workday joined their board of directors as Chairperson. Ronan talks to David Clarke about his background, his time with Workday, how Cape Clear got its name, choosing the right name for your startup, what Keelvar does,. David also talks about AI, remote working, the future plans for Keelvar, handling mistakes, and their recent financing round. More about David: David Clarke has nearly three decades of experience defining and communicating the strategic direction for innovative technology companies. He was the co-founding CEO of Cape Clear Software, which was started in 1999 and raised $50 million in investment capital from leading venture capital firms through its acquisition by Workday in 2008. At Workday, he served in various technology and product leadership roles, ultimately serving as CTO, while the company grew from its early stages into a leading global cloud ERP provider.
36:32
June 08, 2021
Amy Thomson on why hormones matter and how tech can help
Amy Thomson, author of Moody- A 21st Century Hormone Guide and Founder at Moody App  talks about why women's hormones are so important and how technology and machine learning can help.   Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
30:16
June 07, 2021
Earning Bitcoin by Shopping Your Favorite Brands, and the Future of Crypto Mergers and Acquisitions, with Alex Adelman and Lolli
Alex Adelman is the CEO & Co-founder of Lolli, a rewards application that lets people earn bitcoin when they shop online from 1,000+ top merchants. Alex was previously the CEO & Co-founder of Cosmic, the leading e-commerce gateway, which was acquired by PopSugar in ’15 and then by Ebates in ’17. Alex positioned Cosmic and Lolli as high growth, high value, and industry-leading technology companies, establishing strategic partnerships with key partners in e-commerce. Alex was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Retail & E-Commerce. His work has been featured on WSJ, Forbes, Fortune, Wired, TechCrunch, Cheddar, MarketWatch, and Digiday and he’s presented at Advertising Week, Fashion Tech Forum, TechCrunch Disrupt, Tech Cocktail, Money 20/20, and Technori. Alex holds a BA in Economics from UNC-Chapel Hill. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
30:25
June 06, 2021
The ultimate travel booking site that gives and gives and gives ... with Rhiannon Fletcher
Rhiannon Fletcher talks about Bitbook.network and its travel plans, rewards and fund raising.  BitBook is a platform built for travellers, content creators, and the hotel industry to benefit everyone. Travellers are the biggest winners with more access to travel at lower costs, content creators earn for their contributions, and hotels take advantage of lower commission fees resulting in lower prices for guests, adding to the value of their trip. The travel industry is facing unprecedented challenges while the world goes through the recovery process following the pandemic. Travel bloggers are part of the world’s gig economy and have been hit hard, as have hotels, and of course, travellers have been grounded. We have all been planning our next dream holiday from the confines of lockdowns. When travel opens back up, BitBook is positioned to provide a complete travel ecosystem on the blockchain that will tie together two key industries, crypto, which has boomed with the rise of DeFi and other disruptive technologies, and the travel industry which has been battered. BitBook’s primary mission is: To enable more people to experience the world, creating a self-sustainable and autonomous digital economy. Creator Rewards Content creators and influencers can join the monthly reward pool and get paid tokens for creating articles, guides, blogs, and vlogs. This will draw users looking to travel to these destinations to the website, which will make it more popular for creators and so on. Traveller Rewards Travellers will be rewarded for booking accommodations. This acts as an incentive to use the platform, which results in more bookings and further growth. Driving the token up, which pays the content creators more, encourages more content, and attracts more bookings increasing growth in a viral loop. Review Rewards BitBook goes a step further and provides a complete review platform for travellers backed up by the blockchain, eradicating the fake reviews that plague the industry. Travellers can rest assured that the review is from someone who stayed there because reviewers are verified through the blockchain, and hotels can focus efforts on real guests rather than phantom complaints. In today’s digital economy, content is king. BitBook has built a platform that rewards the best content inherently and provides a complete ecosystem around all things travel-related supported by the crypto industry. BitBook has made the site accessible for those who don’t have crypto by enabling Visa/MC payments converted on the client’s behalf into BBT for a marginal fee. By providing a bridge from fiat to crypto, the customer has a seamless experience utilising the blockchain without having to buy-in directly. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
19:40
June 06, 2021
Creating Crypto Lending Solutions for Institutions, DeFi's impact on Banks, and the Future of Finance with Howard Krieger and UnFederalReserve
Howard Krieger currently serves as co-founder and CEO of unFederalReserve. Prior to founding unFederalReserve, Krieger served as Managing Director at CBIZ Valuation Group, Valuation Director at WithumSmith+Brown and was also a Senior Manager at one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms. Krieger is well-versed in intangible business valuation, intellectual property valuation, financial modeling, valuation of equity-participating instruments, and exotic financial assets and liabilities. Krieger holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from James Madison University and a MBA with a concentration in qualitative finance from Rutgers University. Twitter: @CryptoKriegerU www.UnFederalreserve.com Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
30:49
June 05, 2021
Building efficient data centers, environmental sustainability and eco-friendly power grids with Bitcoin mining, with Tad Piper and ComputeNorth
Tad Piper acts as a catalyst to growth for emerging businesses. He has spent over a decade working with early stage companies and was a nationally recognized Wall Street research leader in the software and technology marketplace. Tad has served in roles ranging from CEO, President, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer and Product Development, helping drive innovation and sales to achieve rapid growth across multiple industries. His broad background in financial and business analysis, market strategy, and operational leadership has allowed him to quickly assimilate with diverse leadership teams to focus on early market traction, raising capital and success. Tad has a BA from Williams College, a graduate diploma in Financial Analysis from Stirling University, Scotland and is a Charter Financial Analyst charter holder. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
30:15
June 04, 2021
The inefficiencies in transport with Marie Kress, Voyego
Because of the pandemic many of us are driving less, taking less public transport, but we’re walking and cycling a lot more. But when lockdown lifts, offices and shops and other services reopen it is likely we’ll either slip back into old habits or have a changed outlook on how we get around. This will lead to MaaS (Mobility as a Service) becoming more prevelant. Ronan talks to Marie Kress, Product Owner at Voyego which is part of Endava and a trusted provider of software solutions for the airline and ground mobility industries.. Marie Kress talks about her background, MaaS, the infrastructure that MaaS requires, Google Maps MaaS integration, data sharing, how cities can play a vital role, finding good solutions to make more transport options accessible and a credible alternative to privately owned cars. Marie also talks about how the pandemic has impacted MaaS, the future of urban airspace and how transport will be more environmentally friendly More about Marie: As a product owner, Marie oversees digital transformation, automation and Customer Experience (CX) offerings. In addition to her role as a product owner, she also heads up research in Voyego’s Mobility Innovation Lab where she works with partners on creating new cutting-edge concepts and pilot projects within the area of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). The work she does at Voyego enables industry players to build state-of-art digital technology platforms to transform customers’ payment and travel experiences. Marie is also actively involved in consulting global players with new business models, building projects for the next generation of mobility services and supporting airlines with their digital transformation. She has spoken at a number of industry events across the world about Smart Mobility and some of the topics she can deep dive into include MaaS as the new form of mobility, examples of projects in this space and how digitisation is central to success in this space.
36:29
June 04, 2021
Cashless China, the digital currency revolution, and the superapp ecosystem
What does the future hold for a cashless economy? The day when all of us might have digital wallets with a selection of digital currencies might not be too far out to the future, according to Richard Turrin, author of new book “Cashless”, and an expert on China’s fintech developments and the digital currency revolution. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Richard about the current CBDC landscape across different regions around the world, the superapp ecosystem, and the role of big tech in the innovation economy.
39:51
June 03, 2021
The advantages of offshore wind and the impact of Covid-19 on the industryDeputy Head of Mission, Yaron Oppenheimer
Offshore wind is proving to be an effective and environmentally friendly source of energy. As the climate crisis drives people to look for alternatives to fossil fuels, it is important for all nations to develop and expand sources of sustainable energy. Rachel speaks with Yaron Oppenheimer about the virtual trade mission taking place between the 14th and 18th of June, the advantages of offshore wind and the impact of Covid-19 on the industry. Yaron talks about what will take place during the June trade mission and the hope that further cooperation will occur between the Dutch and Irish governments and businesses alike. Yaron is the Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassay of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Dublin, Ireland. From 2015 to 2019, Yaron worked as Human Rights Coordinator at the Netherlands Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. Before that, he worked at various posts in The Hauge, Afghanistan, Lithuania and DR Congo. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
19:21
June 03, 2021
The evolution of marketing with industry legend Philip Kotler, author most recently of Marketing 5.0
In this interview Amir and Philip speak about the inspiration behind the initial marketing book and how the series has developed over time. As well as the impact things such as social media have had on marketing and his most recent book marketing 5.0. Philip also delves into a potential marketing 6.0 and the reasons as to why it is imperative to update the series every few years Philip Kotler is an American marketing author, consultant and professor. He helped create the field of social marketing that focuses on helping individuals and groups modify their behaviours toward healthier and safer living styles. He also created the concept of "demarketing" to aid in the task of reducing the level of demand. He also developed the concepts of "prosumers," "atmospherics," and "societal marketing." He is regarded as, “The Father of Modern Marketing" by many scholars. He has also released a myriad of books such as Marketing 4.0/5.0. Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University currently interning at Irish Tech News, his main interests are in sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He hopes to one day work in the journalism industry where he is doing multimedia on the subjects he enjoys. Twitter - @4mirN9
19:16
June 02, 2021
Crypto scams - the faked deaths, missing billions and disrupted industry - listen to author and crypto guru Erica Stanford
Erica Stanford, author Crypto Wars In every new, emerging technology and in every industry there are opportunists, and there will always be some who seek to take advantage of circumstances. Lack of regulation, poverty, a global pandemic, or misunderstood, new technologies all create hotbeds for everything from opportunists to organised crime. In what was the Wild West of the fledging ecosystem around the game-changing new technology of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, numbers and the audacity of projects falling into the 'scam' category have been almost unprecedented. In crypto, especially during the 2016-2018 boom- or bubble - depending on who you ask- a time where many new cryptocurrencies and projects were launched and raised millions- then billions- pretty much out of thin air- but sadly still ongoing today- Ponzi schemes, exit scams, and even joke businesses have cumulatively parted tens of billions of dollars, if not more, from millions of people all around the world. If thousands of people can lose billions of dollars in OneCoin, masterminded by the now infamous Missing Cryptoqueen made famous by the BBC's podcast series and called 'one of the biggest scams in history' by The Times, what makes you think your money is safe? OneCoin isn't alone. Crypto Wars: Faked Deaths, Missing Billions and Industry Disruption reveals some of the most shocking scams affected millions of innocent people all around the world with everything from religious leaders to celebrities involved. In this book, you get exclusive access to the back story of the most extreme Ponzi schemes, the most bizarre hoaxes and brutal exit strategies from some of the biggest charlatans of crypto. The book doesn't just touch on scams, but also on some of the mistakes and events that have shaped crypto history, albeit at the cost of some of its investors. Written by Erica Stanford, the founder of the UK's thriving crypto community, the Crypto Curry Club, featuring interviews with several of those who have been driving investigations into the biggest scams including an exclusive interview with Jamie Bartlett from the BBC's Missing Cryptoqueen to give some insight into how some of these scams got so big, often right under the regulators' watchful gaze, how people fall for them, how some people can tell, often within a minute, what is a scam and what isn't, some overview into the Wild West of some of crypto's rockier moments, some clarity into how these scams operate and so hopefully prevent people for falling for them and hopefully some optimism about some of the great that crypto is doing and continues to do for millions of people around the world. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found here https://persons-of-interest.io/
30:01
June 02, 2021
Micromobility insights with Steve Pyer, Spin’s UK Country Manager
The Irish government is expected to pass legislation to regulate the use of e-scooters on Irish roads in the coming months. This coupled with the increased usage of bicycles will bring micromobility to the fore in Ireland. One of the public hire e-scooter operators hoping to launch its services throughout the country is the Ford owned e-scooter company, Spin. Ronan talks to Steve Pyer, Spin’s UK Country Manager. Steve talks about who Spin are, what Spin do, how being bought by Ford has helped them, the legal framework around operating e-scooters and how safe and secure they are. Steve also talks about how the e-scooter usage trends compare between the US and Europe, how easy it is upgrade them via updating their OS, how tech has changed, why e-bikes are the future, and how Spin works with cities to rethink micromobility. More about Spin: Headquartered in San Francisco, Spin is one of the leading micromobility companies and a unit of Ford Mobility. They currently operate dockless electric scooters on colleges and in cities across Europe and North America. Spin has been recognised for launching the first stationless mobility program in the United States and was instrumental in crafting the world’s first mobility permit system. As a technology company that powers individual mobility for the benefit of all and strategically collaborates to reshape policy and redesign urban life, their mission is to create a world full of 15-minute cities and to bring those cities to life by moving people freely through their streets.
39:08
June 01, 2021
Allynow.com - disrupting the pooled delivery cartel
Roman Tsarovsky, founder of Allynow.com, has a strong sense of injustice. He examined the plight of merchants looking to delivery goods, such as food and pharma, and the way individual drivers are treated. He found both were let down by the marketing platforms that have heretofore created a cartel which neither serves the merchants or the drivers well.  As a technologist Roman knew the answer lay in better use of software and AI. The result? Allynow treats the merchants with respect, reducing costs but also looking at better ways to connect merchant to their customers by taking out the middleman. In a similar vein, he also addresses the abuses inflicted on drivers, honouring their work and removing costly and often unfair commissions. This is a software solution to an issue - not a marketing fudge. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
18:56
June 01, 2021
Preparing for Ireland's future working practices: remote working, digital hubs and exciting opportunities for Ireland's islands, Damien English TD, Minister for Business
We catch up with Damien English TD, Minister for Business, Employment and Retail, to learn more about how the Irish Government is planning to deal with the massive changes to Irish working practices, with a particular focus on what the future of remote working and the roll out of the Irish rural digital hubs network could look like. The Irish islands are also mentioned as an important part of this future of work strategy. We apologise for the slightly unusual sound quality as we had to battle with several firewalls, but we felt the conversation was important and therefore that this podcast was still worth hearing. Post lockdown we hope to do a follow up piece without these issues, thank you for your understanding. Damien English TD is the Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, having been appointed on July 2 nd , 2020. He previously served as Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government from May 2016 to June 2020.  He was first appointed as Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills in July 2014. Minister English’s focus in government is on forward-thinking and deliverable initiatives, such as his work on ‘Rebuilding Ireland – Action Plan for Housing’; the expansion of the apprenticeship system in Ireland; Project Ireland 2040; ‘Innovation 2020’ - Ireland's current strategy for research and development, science and technology; ‘Housing Options for our Ageing Population’ which provides a policy framework to support our ageing population; and the ‘National Skills Strategy 2025 – Ireland’s Future’. He was elected as a Teachta Dála for Meath West in the general election of February 2020. He secured election at his first attempt to Dáil Éireann in 2002, and at each successive election in 2007, 2011 and 2016. He served as a member of Meath County Council from 1999 to 2004.
14:17
May 31, 2021
The duality of life as half man, half cyborg, crypto and NFT insights with collective conscious artist Orrin
Musician and collective conscious cyborg Orrin, releases a new eco-friendly NFT album in collaboration with Mintbase Fascinating interview by Jamil. Orrin is a collective conscious and cyborg sent by a higher civilization to warn humans about the incoming apocalypse. Orrin was discovered by millions through a series of viral clips pulled from an episode of the Dr. Phil Show. Orrin’s mother and sister, concerned about Orrin’s realization, appeared with Orrin to seek help from Dr. Phil. Orrin’s composure throughout the show, along with much of what is said throughout the episode, has hooked viewers, leading to thousands of jokes in the comment section of the video. So who is Orrin?  Orrin graduated from NYU’s Stern Business School with a 3.9 GPA, but everything changed following this. For the last couple of years, according to their mother, Orrin has claimed to be a music-making cyborg. Orrin is a collective, and therefore speaks using “we”, not “I”, a particular element of the Orrin persona that “borg” fans have gravitated towards. There are many notable quotes from the episode, such as “we are not hungry, thank you” and “we are not a fan of bananas, so we remove those,” which have drawn people further into Orrin’s persona. Orrin seems to embrace these jokes without breaking character. Press release - We are very excited to announce the NFT collaboration between Mintbase and a cyborg from the future called Orrin. Orrin is choosing Mintbase and NEAR to deliver this message using a series of NFTs combined with the release of the cyborg’s new album, MUTANT Thanks to its proof of stake consensus algorithm and collaboration to offset CO2 emissions, Mintbase is able to track and split royalties forever on a climate neutral chain. The NFTs include: Tier 1 - MUTANT album for $100 USD with bonus keychain and single 500 copies available Tier 2 - MUTANT merch bundle including a hat, shirt and screensaver for $50 USD 200 copies available Tier 3 - MUTANT keychains in blue, green, red, yellow and blue for $20 USD 100 copies available per colorway Each keychain comes with 2 songs from the album Collect all the keychains to get the “entire” album plus a special keychain Support Orrin and purchase his new NFT album - https://www.mintbase.io/store/orrin.mintbase1.near Listen to MUTANT on streaming when available - https://fanlink.to/mutant-orrin Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
28:14
May 31, 2021
Marhaba DeFi - bringing DeFi to the Islamic world
Marhaba Decentralized Finance Platform (MDFP) was started with the vision of bringing a “Muslim also” platform, rather than making it an exclusive “Muslim only” offering. In this podcast Naquib Mohammed explains his vision to make DeFi accessible to all, explaining how Shariah finance is different from traditional Western finance. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
21:12
May 30, 2021
Building a Blueprint for Trust, Thoughts on Spencer Dinwiddie and The Role of Hedera Hashgraph in Blockchain Governance, with Dr. Leemon Baird
Jamil catches up with Dr. Leemon Baird Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Hedera, in another insightful and interesting deep dive interview. Leemon is the inventor of the hashgraph distributed consensus algorithm, and is the Co-founder and Chief Scientist of Hedera. With over 20 years of technology and startup experience, he has held positions as a Professor of Computer Science at the US Air Force Academy and as a senior scientist in several labs. He has been the Co-Founder of several startups, including two identity-related startups, both of which were acquired. Leemon received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and has multiple patents and publications in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in computer security, machine learning, and mathematics. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
29:18
May 30, 2021
The challenges of achieving Global Sustainability in a multinational, Robert O'Mahony, Logitech
Robert currently leads Logitech’s Global Sustainability function, with responsibility for driving Logitech’s “Pervasive Sustainability” commitment to deliver on the company's ambition to help Sustainability become “..a mindful principal infused into everything we do at Logitech”. Over the past decade Robert has overseen this transformation by building and fostering a team with capability, drive and ambition and who are delivering on this broader vision. Robert advocates for a science based approach to transformation and sees Logitech committed to climate action efforts focused on 3R’s - Reduce, Renew and Restore.  Reduce our carbon footprint by utilising Design for Sustainability (DfS) and Circular Economy solutions in support of the 1.5OC Paris Agreement; Renew our footprint by shifting to 100% renewable electricity throughout our supply chain; and what we are not able to reduce or renew Logitech will Restore through investments in net zero nature based solutions while supporting climate-impacted biodiversity and communities. Externally, this approach is resonating with industry and partners. The UN- sponsored World Benchmark Alliance has included Logitech in the SDG2000, a list of companies with the greatest potential to influence a more sustainable future. In 2019 and again in 2020, Logitech  won the World Finance Magazine Sustainability Award for our sector. Logitech is  listed as a Leader in the technology sector for ESG performance by Sustainalytics and maintains inclusion on the DJSI Europe, the FTSE4GOOD Index and Swiss SIX Sustainability Index as one of the "top 25 most sustainable Swiss companies.” To learn more check www.logitech.com/sustainability Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University currently interning at Irish Tech News, his main interests are in sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He hopes to one day work in the journalism industry where he is doing multimedia on the subjects he enjoys. Twitter - @4mirN9
22:27
May 29, 2021
Leveraging the Power of Communities to Create Sustainable City-Driven Utility-Token Economies, with Intercoin and Greg Magarshak
Greg Magarshak is the founder and CEO of both Qbix, Inc. and Intercoin. He is an internet entrepreneur and innovator who is passionate about the power of social tools to improve people's lives. Greg’s interests include math, philosophy, politics, religion and social dynamics. The work Greg does at both Qbix and Intercoin puts him directly at the intersection of technology, group dynamics and politics. Greg’s goal is to build a platform that will empower people and organizations to get more things done together in a spirit of friendship and collaboration. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
38:53
May 29, 2021
The Shadow CEO, and former poker pro, Athan Slotkin, shares his crypto investing tips for professional and college students new to the cryptosphere.
Athan Slotkin is a serial entrepreneur and award-winning business plan strategist. Slotkin is CEO and lead of The Shadow CEO, an elite small-business strategy consulting firm that assists entrepreneurs in achieving their dreams. He’s successfully tested and launched multiple businesses, across industries. His rapid, iterative, heavily-analytical approach has been the key for over 700 new entrepreneurs in 2019 and 2020 alone, helping them package up their business with business plans, financial models and presentations, while teaching them how to become the stellar CEO they want to become along the way. His work has been featured across, TV, radio, and conferences worldwide. He received an MBA from Yale University and a BA from Cornell University. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
29:48
May 28, 2021
Why accountancy will be a utility businesses will access, David Kelleher Co-Founder Outmin
Accountancy has changed over the years and what once involved writing accounts in books and long meetings with your account is no longer an issue. Accountancy has become hi-tech, and a recently launched tech start-up, Outmin, is leading the way. Seeking to combine AI and human expertise to revolutionise financial and admin services by providing real-time data for its clients which is very important during the current pandemic. Ronan talks to David Kelleher the co-founder of Outmin. David talks about his background, working out Jobbio, what Outmin does, how Outmin started, how Outmin uses AI, spotting a gap in the market, and working in the current pandemic. David also talks about why it would have been harder for Outmin 10-15 years ago, how easy it is to use Outmin, how accountancy is evolving, and the future plans for Outmin. More about David: David has 10 years’ experience working with and growing early-stage technology companies. He started his career in Investment Banking in Toronto, before working with some of Canada’s leading tech startups in his role with Third Core Venture Expansion Partners. Since returning to Ireland, he has served as Head of Revenue at Jobbio before he co-founded Outmin.
35:09
May 28, 2021
Shared prosperity: Building a better future — together
Beyond developing renewable energy, how do we react to the social and economic challenges faced by humanity? Are we meeting the needs of the present without compromising the future — and the ability of subsequent generations to meet their own needs? What role does technology play and what are our collective responsibilities in promoting a broader spectrum of digital inclusion? In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Chenni Xu, Corporate Communications, Head of Americas, Ant Group, about the latest Sustainability Report released by Ant Group, and how technology can be used for good.
23:01
May 27, 2021
Pandemic insights, battling viruses, micro brewing and R&D tax credits with James Dalton, KPMG
In this episode we catch up with James Dalton from KPMG for an interesting and wide ranging conversation about how the world has responded positively to the challenges of Covid-19, his experience in academia and his work now as a member of the KPMG R&D tax credits unit. James is an Associate Director in the KPMG R&D incentives practice. Prior to joining KPMG he spent 5 years working as a research microbiologist investigating diseases such as tuberculosis and MRSA in the University of Auckland as part of the Bioluminescent Superbugs lab group. This involved making dangerous germs glow in the dark so we could understand what kills them and how they cause disease. He has a PhD in Microbiology and a MSc in Biotechnology from UCC and a BA mod Sci from Trinity College.” To see more about the R&D tax credits see here
24:49
May 27, 2021
Monty Panesar: Opens Up About His Career In Cricket & His Future In Sports Presenting
In this podcast, Sangeeta Waldron speaks to Monty Panesar, former left arm spinner cricketer and English international. His career marked by 167 Test wickets, a Wisden Cricketer of the year award. Monty made his Test cricket debut in 2006 against India in Nagpur and One Day International debut for England in 2007. In English county cricket, he last played for Northamptonshire in 2016, and has previously played for Northamptonshire until 2009, Sussex from 2010 to 2013 and Essex from 2013 to 2015. He has also played for the Lions in South Africa. There is always a lot of love for Monty and in this conversation, Monty talks about hard-hitting issues from diversity in cricket, dealing with online racial abuse, mental health along with thoughts of his first love, cricket and his personal best moments from his career. We also find out that Monty is studying right now, has ambitions to land a sports presenting role and is about to launch ‘Monty Meets,’ his own podcast series. You can follow Monty on Twitter, Instagram. Look up his Monty Channel Connect with Sangeeta Waldron, Founder, Serendipity PR & Media and Author of Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not Public Relations on Twitter. Sangeeta Waldron is a multi-award winning Public Relations professional with over three decades’ worth of publicity, branding, communications, crisis management, marketing, media and social media experience. Recently named in the Top 15 Women of Influence in PR and Communications by Commetric, including its Top 100 List of PR Influencers. Sangeeta first business book, The PR Knowledge Book is published by Business Expert Press, receiving high acclaim by international business leaders. She guest lectures at Coventry University, teaching PR and global journalism. She is global contributing editor for India CSR Network, specializing in sustainability and corporate social responsibility; her work has been published by the United Nations and other leading news platforms.
16:33
May 26, 2021
Pete Wood, CEO of CoinBurp on DeFi and NFTs
CoinBurp raises $2m in private round to build a Coinbase for NFTs led by Moonrock Capital and Alphabit Capital The London-based cryptocurrency trading platform CoinBurp launches new DeFi project and raises $2m in the first private funding round, led by Moonrock Capital and Alphabit Capital in bid to build CoinBase for NFTs application ecosystem. CEO Pete Wood talks about raising money and the plans to bring innovative and easy to use NFT staking to his new DeFi project Your host is Jillian Godsil, an award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book is available at https://persons-of-interest.io/
14:02
May 26, 2021
Rumer: The challenges of being creative, making music and being a parent during a lockdown
Great interview by Sangeeta with British singer songwriter, Rumer, who speaks honesty about the juggling act needed to be a successful musician, as well as the joys and challenges of parenting. In this episode of Irish Tech News, we get to know British singer, songwriter Rumer when she speaks with Sangeeta Waldron, openly about the challenges of moving back to the UK in the middle of the pandemic; juggling motherhood and song writing; London bus dramas; the importance of the arts; and gives us a glimpse into her childhood. Rumer is a wonderful song-catcher, who has written songs like “Slow” and “Aretha,” which made her a worldwide million-seller. Her 2010 debut album, Seasons of My Soul, was certified platinum in the UK and Ireland, earning her a MOJO Award for Best Breakthrough Act. She has an instinct for the work of others and has introduced her fans to musicians from the yesteryears. Burt Bacharach and Sir Elton John are fans and in 2012 Rumer was invited to perform at the White House for the Obamas. Her latest album, On Nashville Tears, recorded in Nashville is the catalogue of songwriter, Hugh Prestwood, a songwriter whose name is spoken with reverence in country music. Nashville Tears collects fifteen of Prestwood’s finest songs, many never recorded until now, revealing truths of the heart, both intimate and universal, realistic and romantic. You can find more about Rumer on her official website and book for her live tours. Follow Rumer on Twitter Instagram, Facebook and YouTube Connect with Sangeeta Waldron, Founder, Serendipity PR & Media and Author of Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not Public Relations on Twitter. Sangeeta Waldron is a multi-award winning Public Relations professional with over three decades’ worth of publicity, branding, communications, crisis management, marketing, media and social media experience. Recently named in the Top 15 Women of Influence in PR and Communications by Commetric, including its Top 100 List of PR Influencers. Sangeeta first business book, The PR Knowledge Book is published by Business Expert Press, receiving high acclaim by international business leaders. She guest lectures at Coventry University, teaching PR and global journalism. She is global contributing editor for India CSR Network, specializing in sustainability and corporate social responsibility; her work has been published by the United Nations and other leading news platforms. Sangeeta started out her career writing speeches for a previous UK Prime Minister and Ministers, and has worked at the top level with big, powerful global brands, which includes - being global communications director for the Economist Group; working for The Times Education Supplement; the Mayor of London; Cass Business School; and charities such as Breast Cancer Campaign. A regular international speaker and moderator. Sangeeta sits on different boards.
34:09
May 25, 2021
Building plans and scaling businesses with Ollie Walsh the Co-Founder & CEO of Pipit Global
Being a serial entrepreneur can be fun and challenging especially when you are building plans, and scaling businesses. One such entrepreneur is Ollie Walsh who was also involved in creating one of Ireland’s first e-commerce websites back in the 1990’s and is now the Co-Founder & CEO of Pipit Global, a for-profit social impact start-up . Ronan talks to Ollie about his background, what Pipit Global does, their crowd funding round via Spark, why being technical service provider is a good thing, and why KYC can be a significant overhead. Ollie also talks and how Pipit Global coped during the current pandemic and Pipit Global’s future plans. More about Ollie: Ollie is the CEO of Terraforma, the company behind Pipit Global. He has twenty years experience developing strategies for Start Ups and SMEs to target new markets and to grow. He specialises in building teams and implementing plans and making them work. Ollie holds a MBS at National University of Ireland, Galway.
31:12
May 25, 2021
Investor insights with Antonio Avitable, Sony Innovation Fund Europe, interviewed by Mary Carty
Mary Carty speaks with Antonio Avitable, Managing Director of Sony Innovation Fund Europe. They discuss the vision for the Fund, future trends and the importance of diversity. Antonio advises that money does not always bring good people so think about the expertise you require for your Board, as he remarks “diversity is the key aspect of innovation”. Listen in to this wide-ranging discussion including ESG, technology for good, opportunities for creative startups, sustainability and valuation trends. More about Antonio Avitabile Antonio has more than 20 years’ experience in venture capital and technology innovation. He joined Sony in 2000 and became Managing Director of the Sony Innovation Fund Europe in 2016. He is currently works with a team of 14 across Europe, as well as managing the Sony venture capital and corporate development arm in Europe and Middle East. He sits on boards of several startups and he has acquired and integrated several companies on behalf of Sony Semiconductor Solutions. More About Mary Carty Mary Carty is Director of Wilson & Keys working with an international client base. She is a serial entrepreneur with a background in the arts, education and technology. Mary sits on the Board of Science Gallery International and Branar Téatar do Pháistí. Over lockdown, she established AwakenHub, a community to support female founders from the Island of Ireland and her diaspora. Find Mary on Twitter https://twitter.com/marycarty Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/marycarty/ Wilson and Keys http://www.wilsonkeys.com/
19:59
May 24, 2021
Why we need to put People Before Tech, with Duena Blomstrom
In this interview, Amir and Duena talk about her background working in fintech. As well as the definitions to her concepts of human debt and agile teams. There is also a conversation about the spark behind her book and the process of researching for it. They then get to Duena’s thoughts on the future of work after the COVID-19 pandemic especially the banking industry. Duena is the author of “Emotional Banking” and “People Before Tech: The Importance of Psychological Safety and Teamwork in the Digital Age”. She is a doer, an entrepreneur, an industry influencer, a blogger with cutting edge opinion style, a writer for Forbes, an international keynote speaker and the creator of the Emotional Banking™ and Human Debt™ concepts. Over the past 20 years, Duena has worked with multiple large organizations be it to assist them in their digital strategy or to help them transform. Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University currently interning at Irish Tech News, his main interests are in sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He hopes to one day work in the journalism industry where he is doing multimedia on the subjects he enjoys. Twitter - @4mirN9
23:13
May 24, 2021
How green roofs can help your home and the planet, myth busting with Dusty Gedge, President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB)
Informative and enjoyable conversation with Dusty Gedge.  Dusty is a green infrastructure consultant working in London, UK and Europe. He is the current President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB) and founder of Livingroofs.org. Though he has a particular interest in biodiversity and urban nature, his work in the built environment is focused on climate resilience and the promotion of greener cities through multi-functional green infrastructure. He has recently been an external advisor to the Greening Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2030 project. A recognised designer, technical and policy advisor on green roofs and urban green infrastructure., has worked on GI Projects in the UK for the last 20 years. Some of these are recognised as seminal projects, especially in London through his consultancy Qirm the Green Infrastructure Consultancy [GIC]. He is currently working on a number of design projects to deliver wetland green roofs and is part of the team working on Blue roof guidance for CIRIA. He also co-wrote the online small-scale green roof guide, with John Little www.greenrooftraining.com He has also a published author and has been instrumental in writing strategic reports on green roofs and green infrastructure, the most recent of which is the new London green roof report. Dusty has also been a TV presenter and is a recognised speaker at conferences and events around the world. www.greenrooforganisation.org - green roof UK trade body www.efb-greenroof.eu - European Federation of Green roof and wall associations www.worldgreenroofday.com Key social network accounts Twitter @RoofGRO, @worldgreenroof, @EFBgreenroof @greenroofsuk (my personal one) @WGRD2021 LlinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/38092472/admin/?msgControlName=reply_to_sender&msgConversationId=2-YTQyNzFjNGUtYjVkMS00ZGUyLWJmMjEtNGFiMGVlOGZlMDVjXzAxMw%3D%3D&msgOverlay=true green roof organisation https://www.linkedin.com/company/66765132/admin/?msgControlName=reply_to_sender&msgConversationId=2-YTQyNzFjNGUtYjVkMS00ZGUyLWJmMjEtNGFiMGVlOGZlMDVjXzAxMw%3D%3D&msgOverlay=true european federation https://www.linkedin.com/company/54096034/admin/?msgControlName=reply_to_sender&msgConversationId=2-YTQyNzFjNGUtYjVkMS00ZGUyLWJmMjEtNGFiMGVlOGZlMDVjXzAxMw%3D%3D&msgOverlay=true World green roof day My own page on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/dusty-gedge-774a8ab/?msgControlName=reply_to_sender&msgConversationId=2-YTQyNzFjNGUtYjVkMS00ZGUyLWJmMjEtNGFiMGVlOGZlMDVjXzAxMw%3D%3D&msgOverlay=true
31:01
May 23, 2021
Building a Scooter-Based Eco-Friendly Transportation Infrastructure as Mobility Done Right, with Charlie Gleeson and Zipp Mobility
Jamil talks to Charlie Gleeson who is CEO and Founder of Zipp Mobility, the Irish shared e-scooter and e-bike operator. Charlie was awarded the 2021 NovaUCD Founder of the Year Award in recognition of his achievements and successes in developing and growing Zipp Mobility during 2020. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
24:59
May 23, 2021
Building an Ethical Hedge and Thoughts on Charlie Lee and Elon Musk with Litecoin Foundation Director David Schwartz
In this insightful episode Jamil catches up with David Schwartz litecoin-foundation.org gethedge.io CEO & Co-Founder of gethedge.io. Has been the Project Director for the Litecoin Foundation since October of 2018, and directly involved in projects ranging from the UFC and Miami Dolphins, to helping research the viability of cross chain interoperability with blockchains like Cardano. Retired from the US Army in 2013 as a Master Sergeant. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
37:60
May 22, 2021
How Building a Data-Driven Health-Focused Organization During the Coronavirus Pandemic Won the Admiration and Support of the National Science Foundation and the Blockchain Industry, with Susan Joseph
Susan Joseph, Founder and CEO of Healthtrends.ai and Founder and Principal, SusanJosephLLC Susan,  a JD/MBA and former General Counsel, is Founder and CEO of HealthTrends.AI, a healthcare data and analytics company that earlier this month was awarded a $256K National Science Foundation grant for our blockchain and smart contract solutions. She is Founder and Principal at SusanJosephLLC, a consulting firm and has been consulting and advising in legal and business applications for blockchain and fintech for the past five years in the areas of digital assets, cryptocurrencies, data integrity, distributed ledgers, smart contracts, nfts (non-fungible tokens) insurance, regulatory matters, identity and privacy, banking, and other issues across the financial services, insurance, and supply chain sectors. Susan is the Project Leader and Consortium Advisor for MMBI (Global Mining and Minerals Blockchain Consortium with the World Economic Forum), and co-founded and is the Executive Director of Diversity in Blockchain, a 501(c)(3) entity that provides education and resources to support diversity and inclusion in the blockchain space.  Susan was formerly the B3i North America Representative (Insurance Consortium) and advised RiskStream (Insurance Consortium) on their Civics Program. She created and ran Blockchain Working Groups for Global Insurers on both the asset and risk sides of the business, and was the first Executive Director of ID2020. Susan is an Advisor to Evertas (dedicated digital asset insurer) and One World Identity (identity and privacy). She is also a contributor to the World Economic Forum projects including the Blockchain Supply Chain Toolkit, the recently published Bridging the Governance Gap-Dispute Resolution for blockchain-based transactions, and a member of their Expert Network.  Susan publishes and speaks regularly on digital assets, defi, data, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, insurance, and insurtech regarding both business and legal issues to industry and legal groups. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
30:00
May 21, 2021
When we hear IoT what it means is data, Mick McNeil, Logicalis
In the past year businesses have had to deal with the ongoing challenges posed by the pandemic. This has seen digital transformation take centre stage and one company heavily invested in this is Logicalis who have a strategic partnership with Microsoft. Ronan talks to Mick McNeil, Vice President for Business Development in Logicalis about digital transformation and more. Mick talks about his background, what Logicalis does, the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working, their global strategic partnership with Microsoft and their cloud based AI security solutions. Mick also talks about IoT, what Logicalis have coming up, digital transformation with the cloud, and MaaS. More about Mick: Mick leads the evolution of Logicalis Group's Digital Transformation business leveraging Microsoft's technologies. Solidifying Logicalis's and Microsoft's joint commitment to a global strategic alliance to bring teams together and innovate with industry-leading solutions and services. Previously he used to work for Microsoft in their headquarters in Seattle where he held several global roles within Microsoft's commercial partner organisation. He was also instrumental in helping Microsoft's global partners transform their operating models to succeed in a cloud-first world.
26:36
May 21, 2021
Changing the course of the coffee industry - Shane Reilly of Moyee Coffee talks FairChain and conditions along the coffee belt
Rachel Robinson catches up with Shane Reilly from Moyee Coffee to learn more about their FairChain initiatives. Changing the course of the coffee industry - Shane Reilly of Moyee Coffee talks FairChain and conditions along the coffee belt The coffee industry is one littered with unethical farming and trade – but some companies are trying to change the industry for the better. Moyee Coffee produces “radically good coffee with a radical impact” and utilises the model of FairChain. Rachel speaks to Shane Reilly, managing director and co-founder of Moyee Coffee in Ireland about the problems with the industry and how Moyee is paving a new way to farm and trade coffee ethically. Shane talks about how he set up Moyee Coffee in Ireland, how coffee is one of the most unethical drinks, with a model of “buy low, sell high” dominating the industry, and how conditions vary from country to country along the coffee belt. Moyee Coffee is based in Amsterdam, Addis Ababa, Nairobi and Dublin – it is the world’s first FairChain coffee brand.  Shane has a background in social enterprise with tech non-profit FoodCloud, as well as extensive experience working in political campaigning and communication roles. Rachel is a Journalism student at Coventry University, currently interning with Irish Tech News – which marks the start of a partnership between the two institutions. Rachel’s main interests are politics and conflict, human rights, animal welfare and the environment.
15:57
May 20, 2021
The windy road to digital identity
Over 1 billion people in the world today cannot prove their identity, and the challenge is not limited to the developing world. In the U.K. alone, 15% of the population do not have a passport or driver’s license. In contrast, Estonia, with a population of 1.3 million, leads the world with its national ID card system, where every citizen has an electronic identity and where all the records are tied together. While COVID-19 has strengthened the case for a digital identity, the road is not without perils. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Emma Lindley, digital identity expert and Co-Founder of Women in Identity, on the UK Digital Identity Framework, and what it will take to get to true inclusion.
30:10
May 20, 2021
Why Fintech must recognise we have no plan(et) B: NFTS, crypto, digital trends, Captain Broccoli and more with Chris Skinner
We catch up with Chris to discuss his latest thoughts on fintech, cryptos, NFTs, why we must do much more to look after the planet, and his latest literary ventures. Chris Skinner is known as one of the most influential people in technology, and as an independent commentator on fintech through his blog, the Finanser.com. His latest book (sixteenth!) is called Doing Digital, and shares the lessons of doing digital transformation learned through interviews with BBVA, China Merchants Bank, DBS, ING and JPMorgan Chase.  He is Chair of Nordic Future Innovation, is a non-executive director of 11:FS and on the advisory boards of various firms including Mode, Moven and Meniga. Mr. Skinner has been an advisor to the United Nations, the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum, and is a visiting lecturer with Cambridge University as well as a TEDx speaker. In recent years, he has been voted one of the UK’s foremost fintech observers by The Telegraph and one of the most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News and Thomson Reuters. Chris is also a successful children's author with a series, focused upon Captain Cake and the Candy Crew, being released in 2021 Captain Cake. He is also co-founder with renowned artist Basia Hamilton of The Portrait Foundation, Portrait Foundation, a non-profit platform to encourage children and the arts.
32:09
May 19, 2021
YoshiDrops - where American Idol meets NFT Jungle
Yoshi, aka @yksanjo on twitter, is a successful musician living in NYC. He is also the inspiration behind YoshiDrops - an exciting new experiment in NFT drops on WAX with a philanthropic focus. Check out https://www.yoshidrops.com/ THE GREAT YOSHIDROPS SHOW BEGINS NOW! YoshiDrops is a collective of international rising stars and celebrity content collaborators delivering monthly music NFT drops while aiming to make the entire NFT industry carbon negative Random Drops of Awesome This unique subscription service gives users three tiers of random, high-quality DigitalVinyl™ NFT’s directly into their WAX Wallet every month. Each month, subscribers will receive random DigitalVinyls™: Nose Bleeds = (1 random) Front Row = (3 random) Backstage Pass = (6 random + early access to Yoshi’s Auction House) The packs are filled with randomly generated Music NFTs called DigitalVinyl™ from all the approved and minted submissions, that have been created from rising star digital artists and musicians to veteran superstars you may know. Who? Well, you’ll just have to wait to open the packs. But you know us, we can’t keep good secrets for very long, so you’ll probably get random drops of hints along the way. Read more at https://www.yoshidrops.com/ Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book is at https://persons-of-interest.io/
25:00
May 19, 2021
In Search Of Mycotopia with Doug Bierend
Amir and Doug talk about how his book “In Search of Mycotopia” came about and the research that went into it. As well as his initial interest in the world of fungi and mushrooms. There is also a conversation about citizen science and how fungi has contributed to the rise of citizen science, including why citizen science is important in our society. Doug Bierend is a freelance writer and recent first time author with his book In Search Of Mycotopia. He is  based in Hudson Valley USA. Over the last decade he has written about his specific interests in science, technology, visual and interactive media, food sustainability and general subversiveness. Links – Twitter - https://twitter.com/DougBierend Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/dougbierend/ Website - https://dougbierend.com/About-Me Amir Najib is a Student journalist from Coventry University, currently interning at Irish Tech News. His interests are mainly sports, entertainment and cryptocurrency. He is interested to see where the future leads him.
20:10
May 18, 2021
Insights into ransomware cyberattacks with Stephen Bowes BSI Global Practice Director
The HSE and the health department were hit by a Conti ransomware cyberattack last Thursday and Friday, which has been described as possibly the most significant cybercrime attack on the Irish State. As we know the attackers managed to take around 700GB of data and encrypt it. So what might have happened and how do we deal with ransomware cyberattacks? Ronan talks to Stephen Bowes BSI Global Practice Director about this and more. Stephen talks to Ronan about the Conti ransomware cyberattack, what might have happened, how to prepare for a ransomware attack and what to do if you get hit by a ransomware attack. More about Stephen: Stephen is the BSI Global Practice Director (Data Management and Security Technologies). Previously he was their Head of Technology (Cybersecurity and Information Resilience), and their Head of Solutions Delivery & IT (Cybersecurity and Information Resilience). Stephen is also a highly experienced, accredited and award winning senior technology leader with a demonstrable track record of thought leadership and commercial acumen assisting organisations in increasing their cybersecurity posture and managing risk via the application of the appropriate technology, skills, processes and people management.
32:16
May 18, 2021
The Crypto Prophecies - It's like Pokemon for Money
Paul Lindsell is the founder and CEO of Crypto Prophecies Crypto Prophecies is a decentralised peer-to-peer price prediction game that has NFT characters. Place your wager and go head-to-head with another player to battle it out over the candles, predicting how each one will close. It's a points based and it's against the clock, so be quick and watch out for your opponents magic spells! The winner at the end of the battle wins all the wager. Your host is Jillian Godsil who is an award winning journalist, broadcaster and author. Her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
31:47
May 18, 2021
The Wings of Europa Clipper set to Sail in 2024
In this podcast Melanie Boylan returns to speak to Jordan Evans the Deputy Project Director of the Europa Clipper Mission about what the mission is setting out to do and what difference this will make with its findings. Jordan Evans  He was born in New Jersey and moved to Southern California when he was 3. While in college, he had internships at Edwards Air Force Base and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. After finishing his undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering, he went to work for Northrop on the B-2 Stealth Bomber. He the decided his true calling was space, so his wife and himself moved to Maryland and he went to work at NASA Goddard in the Advanced Applications Section.  He spent many years there and really enjoyed it. While at Goddard he worked on numerous studies and proposals and pursued his Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park. He then worked on the Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) as the Mechanical Systems Manager and on Wide Field Camera – 3 (for the Hubble Space Telescope) as a Lead Systems Engineer. As opportunities arose, he and his family then moved to Phoenix, Arizona, so that he could be closer to their family in California and he could work as the Chief Engineer/Deputy Program Manager for the Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) at Spectrum Astro, Inc.  While at Spectrum, he met several people from JPL and knew that the type of work that is done there that it's the type of work that he wanted to do.  So he and his wife and two daughters moved to the Pasadena area in early 2004 and he has thoroughly enjoyed the Caltech/JPL culture and the exciting missions that he has so far had the privilege to work on. Europa Clipper NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft will conduct a detailed survey of Jupiter's moon Europa to determine whether the icy moon could harbor conditions suitable for life. The spacecraft, in orbit around Jupiter, will make about 45 close passes over Europa, shifting its flight path for each flyby to soar over a different location so that it eventually scans nearly the entire moon. After each flyby, the spacecraft will send its haul of data back to Earth. The time between flybys will also give scientists time to study the data and consider adjusting the timing and trajectory of future flybys if they find regions that spark curiosity and need more study.
26:43
May 17, 2021
Creating Efficiencies in Banking and Politics with Hybrid Decentralized Finance with Pedro Torres @ Roseon.FinancePedro Torres is the Co-founder and Head of Quant at Roseon.Finance. He is a decentrali
Pedro Torres is the Co-founder and Head of Quant at Roseon.Finance. He is a decentralized finance entrepreneur who is interested in algorithm trading, computer languages (Python, JS, SQL, Solidity, Rust), philosophy, and blockchain technology. The most important traits for Pedro is to be someone who can be performance-driven, lives at a high level of integrity, practices self-discipline and autodidactism, and is goal-oriented. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
32:28
May 16, 2021
New Thunderbird & ASU Course will Improve Space Accessibility for All
In this podcast Melanie Boylan talks to Professor Greg Autry and learns more about the exciting new course starting at Thunderbird and Arizona State University in Spring 2022.  This course will enable many more people to approach the space sector with their skills.  Listen in to learn more. Dr. Greg Autry is Clinical Professor of Space Leadership, Business and Policy in the Thunderbird School of Global Business at Arizona State University. He previously taught technology entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California, strategy, macroeconomics at the University of California at Irvine, and space entrepreneurship in an International Space University program at the Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Autry served on the 2016 NASA Agency Review Team and as the White House Liaison at NASA. He was nominated by to serve as Chief Financial Officer at NASA in 2020.Dr. Autry currently serves as Chair of the Safety Working Group on the Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee (COMSTAC) at the FAA and as Vice President for Space Development at the National Space Society. Dr. Autry started his career as a software and network engineer and has founded and managed several businesses in the technology sector. His writings have been published in major news outlets including Foreign Policy, the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal and Space News. He has appeared frequently in major media outlets including the BBC, CNN and NPR. He has written several business case studies set in the commercial space sector. Dr. Autry holds a BA from California Polytechnic University at Pomona and an MBA and PhD from the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine.
25:06
May 15, 2021
Satoshi's Vision, Hybridization, and the Great Centralized Compromise with Nick Saponaro at The Divi Project
In this episode Jamil learns more about the Divi project Nick Saponaro, CIO and co-founder, The Divi Project Nick Saponaro is an entrepreneur, crypto enthusiast, and keynote speaker who is regularly featured in the media talking about crypto related issues. Media appearances include Cheddar, CNBC, Quartz, Investing.com, Nasdaq.com, and CoinTelegraph. ● https://thefintechtimes.com/behind-the-idea-divi  ● https://techround.co.uk/cryptocurrency/should-you-dodge-dogecoin-we-asked-the-exper ts/ ● https://cointelegraph.com/news/biggest-corporations-sceptical-of-introducing-crypto-pa yment-option Nick started investing in cryptocurrencies in 2013, however his crypto career really began straight out of high school when he started a custom PC business that built rigs for gaming and Bitcoin mining. He joined Divi in 2017 as a full stack developer and was invited to become a co-founder of the fledgeling business. Soon after, he took on responsibility for building and maintaining all of Divi’s web services, client-facing apps, and protocol development for Divi Core. He quickly progressed and in 2019 he became Divi’s Chief Information Officer, where he deploys his skills in programming and functional design to achieve the company’s core aim; to make crypto easy and drive its mainstream adoption. Key links: ● Divi Project: https://diviproject.org/ ● Divi Wallet: https://wallet.diviproject.org/ ● Nick Twitter: https://twitter.com/NSapProductions?s=20 ● Divi YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCihooU0crqQkBOvV0_lsRnw Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
29:33
May 15, 2021
Why Bitcoin? Because ... Venezuela. A personal account of the impact of hyperinflation
Carlos Zambrano is a Venezuelan American who wrote an article on Substack entitled: What it feels like to pay $947 to fill up your gas tank. In this podcast he shares his wisdom and personal account growing up in hyperinflation in Venezuela. carloszambrano.substack.com/p/what-it-feel… Twitter: @cabetozambrano Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
31:49
May 14, 2021
Change management insights with Jim Frawley, Bellwether
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, ‌you‌ or the organisation you work for ‌might be ‌thinking‌ ‌about‌ ‌making‌ ‌a‌ ‌change.‌ ‌That‌ ‌change‌ ‌may‌ ‌be‌ ‌career‌ related,‌ ‌personal‌ ‌growth‌ ‌related,‌ ‌or‌ ‌productivity‌ ‌related.‌ So, how do we go about doing this? Ronan talks to Jim Frawley the founder of Bellwether a change management firm about this and more. Jim talks about his background, how the pandemic has impacted on what bellwether does, the scalability of technology real estate, social aspects, and adapting and changing to at at least keep up. Jim also talks about his book Adapting in Motion: Finding Your Place in the New Economy, uniquely human things that only a human can do, what the bean counters are thinking, why there are no rules anymore, jack of all trades, finding your skillsets and boundaries, and the environment that you work in. More about Jim: Jim is the author of "Adapting in Motion: Finding Your Place in the New Economy" and Host of the Bellwether Hub Podcast. He is the Founder of Bellwether, a company dedicated to helping organisations and people build resiliency, adapt to change and thrive in rapidly shifting contexts. He has worked with clients in eight countries and thirty-nine states to date to create and implement change management, corporate training, and strategic planning programs, as well as organisational re-designs.
38:09
May 14, 2021
Innovation at warp speed: The story of credit union
In the age of accelerated digital and tech spending, how do we choose our innovation and investment priorities — at the same time, keeping up with competitive pressure and changing customer needs? Looking back in the year that was — knowing what we know now, what would we have done differently? How do we best meet our customers where they are? In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Kelly Wagner-Grull, Director of Innovation and Member Experience at the Credit Union of Colorado, about experimentation, curiosity, and creating new memorable experiences.
34:38
May 13, 2021
Preparing for the next industrial revolution, Marcus Weldon Former President of Bell Labs, Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Nokia, Cork TechFest 21 keynote speaker
Fascinating interview by Rachel Robinson with Marcus Weldon Former President of Bell Labs, Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Nokia, who will be speaking at the Cork TechFest 21, taking place on 25 – 27 May 2021, see here itcork.ie for tickets. Prepare to join us on the 25-27 May for our annual Tech Conference to hear from legends, luminaries and thought leaders on everything tech and future forward. We are lining up a superb 3-day event of keynotes, panels and workshops for you to choose from.  More about Marcus Weldon Technology and scientific leader with the ability to define and execute on a compelling vision of a better techno-economic future across an extraordinarily broad array of subjects and domains Biography Marcus is currently working on his “next big thing” and, in the meantime, helping a number of small, medium and large companies and institutes formulate their technical and innovation strategies for the next industrial revolution. Until March 2021, Marcus Weldon was the Corporate Chief Technology Officer for Nokia and was responsible for coordinating the technical strategy and driving technological and architectural innovations into Nokia’s end-to-end networking systems and software portfolio. In addition, as President of Bell Labs, Marcus was responsible for defining and creating the next disruptive innovations and the pioneering research that will form the foundation of the future ICT industry. Marcus is considered one of the luminaries in the ICT industry in terms of the clarity, depth and breadth of his vision. He combines his vision with the power of Bell Labs, to create a unique innovation engine whose goal is to ‘invent the future’ of the networking and communications industry. Marcus holds a Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Chemistry) joint degree from King’s College in London, UK. But more than these formal academic credentials, Marcus has a relentless curiosity that, coupled with a very analytical mind, drives him to continuously learn and to understand any problem from a wide array of different angles, and in remarkable depth, across a diverse array of disciplines, including: Wireless and wired networking technologies, protocols and systems Artificial Intelligence systems and methodologies Novel computing systems (including quantum computing) Cloud infrastructure and web systems and platforms ‘Silicon’ device technologies and materials Chemical and biochemical systems New materials and sensing technologies and systems Advanced machine and robotics technologies Next generation internet routing and transport networks and systems Emerging industrial and enterprise systems Cybersecurity technologies and end-to-end systems and networks Advanced communications and AR/VR technologies and systems Marcus has won numerous technical, scientific and engineering society awards for his work and technical vision and leadership throughout his career, but is arguably best known for his ability to distill complex, multi-dimensional problems into the essential ‘simple’ answer or solution that should be pursued. For this reason, he is highly sought after as an advisor to governmental agencies and departments in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and around the world, as well as to industrial and enterprise CxOs, to venture capitalists and private equity funds, and the larger investment community.
22:37
May 13, 2021
Get your digital presence right or disappear, Tim Hughes explains Social Selling, digital marketing and future marketing trends
Great, informative interview with Tim Hughes Tim Hughes is universally recognised as the world leading pioneer and exponents of Social Selling and he is currently ranked Number 1 by Onalytica as the most influential social selling person in the world. He is also Co-Founder and CEO of DLA Ignite and co-author of the bestselling books “Social Selling - Techniques to Influence Buyers and Changemakers” and “Smarketing - How To Achieve Competitive Advantage through blended Sales and Marketing”.  Both published by Kogan Page. Company Website: DLAIgnite.com Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothyhughessocialselling/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Timothy_Hughes You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/c/TimothyHughes1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TimHughesSocialSelling/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tim_hughes1/ Clubhouse: @timothy_hughes
31:32
May 12, 2021
Rhian Lewis, author of The Cryptocurrency Revolution, talks crypto
Rhian Lewis, author of The Cryptocurrency Revolution, talks crypto, coding and what excites her about this sector. She took the unusual journey of going from professional journalist to professional coder over ten years and has not looked back. Her new book is available from all good bookstores as well as from the giants https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cryptocurrency-Revolution-Finance-Bitcoin-Blockchains/dp/178966568X The book is written for newbies but even seasoned professionals have learnt new stuff when reading - so a good present for your uncle who wants to understand to your niece who is trading a few alt coins in her spare time. Your host is Jillian Godsil, award winning journalist, broadcaster and author - her latest book can be found at https://persons-of-interest.io/
20:32
May 12, 2021
The concept of digital currency and tokenisation is the future with Kealan Lennon, CleverCards
There is so many parts to the payments eco system, expense claim forms, vendor payments and expense management has made it a very fragmented industry. In Asia this has been recognised this and physical credit and debit cards are a thing of the past. So in Europe and North America, how do we catch up with Asia. Ronan talks to Kealan Lennon the Founder and CEO of CleverCards about this and more. Kealan talks to Ronan about his background, how CleverCards started, what CleverCards does, their unique global deal with MasterCard, and their work with bluechip companies. Kealan also talks about the pandemic has impacted mobile payments, how mobile payments has developed since iTunes and PayPal, and the future plans for CleverCards. More about Kealan Lennon: Kealan Lennon is the founder and CEO of CleverCards. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Kealan has extensive international experience of the fintech, eCommerce, publishing and media sectors. He has held executive, non-executive and investor roles in start-up businesses and acquisitions, and has been on the board of directors of a number of private and public companies from small to a NYSE listed $8bn Global Corporation.
32:43
May 11, 2021
Ksoids, Orangutans, and the Opportunity to Impact Our Global Carbon Footprint with NFTs, with Danil Kviroruchko and Andy Alexhin
Latest interesting interview from Jamil Danil Krivoruchko, the Ksoids creator, art director, motion designer, founder of the Myshli studio. Danil is a New York-based multidisciplinary art director and visual effects artist. He grew up in Ukraine, where he got his degrees in design and computer science. Since 2012 he has lived in the United States working as a VFX artist and art director on projects for major brands such as Apple, Nike, Verizon, Intel, etc. In 2016, inspired by the idea of integration science and art, he created ‘NYC Flow’, an award-winning experimental short film, where he explored video processing techniques introduced by neural-style code. Being a professional VFX artist with a passion for sci-fi, in 2020 Danil Krivoruchko released a short computer-generated sci-fi film ‘Blindsight’ based on the eponymous sci-fi novel by Canadian writer Peter Watts. Last week, Danil launched a new NFT project "Ksoids" that became very popular with fans, digital art collectors, and investors and with the immediate sale of his almost entire collection. $37,500 has been already donated to Orangutan Outreach which will save 12 orangutans. In addition, a portion of the proceeds will go to climate change organization 350.org. The establishment shares Myshli's commitment to transparency with ETH cryptocurrency being accepted as donations, where every contribution can be tracked in the blockchain. Below follows the announcement. Andy Alekhin is CEO and co-founder of Snark.Art. Snark.art collaborates with international artists exploring the creative possibilities of blockchain and other emerging technologies, developing projects in the fields of art, performance, music and literature. In 2020, Snark.art also launched a platform for selling digital art on the blockchain. Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
41:02
May 10, 2021
Why the future is looking bright for lactose free milk, brain free meat and many more environmentally positive solutions: Making the impossible inevitable with Sean O’Sullivan
We check in with Sean O’Sullivan, once of Kinsale, Cork, and now US based inventor, innovator and major driving force in an explosion of Climate Tech based exciting, environmentally positive solutions. This interview is a little longer than usual, but covers some really interesting insights and positive solutions for our shared future. Sean O’Sullivan is managing partner of SOSV, a venture capital firm which specializes in accelerator programs for very early stage companies and is one of the most active venture investors in the world.  SOSV runs the world’s most active accelerators in hardware (HAX), life sciences (IndieBio), and Asia cross-border startups (Chinaccelerator/MOX) and blockchain (dlab). O’Sullivan’s first company, MapInfo, grew to a $200 million revenue public company with over 1,000 employees, and popularized street mapping on computers. His first internet company, NetCentric, developed many concepts in internet computing, and he is credited as the co-creator of the term “cloud computing”. O’Sullivan received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a MFA in Film Production from USC.  O’Sullivan is on the board of Khan Academy, Sun Genomics, the Tyndall Institute, the Autism Impact Fund and a number of private companies. SOSV is a venture capital and investment management firm that provides seed, venture and growth stage funding to startup companies in the technology sector. The company's focus is on accelerating startups via their market specific seed accelerator programs located in Europe, Asia and the USA. Wikipedia Check out the Climate Tech 100 also -> SOSV has always been keen on technology and startups that promise better human and planetary health. In recent years, climate tech has been an especially big priority at our IndieBio (biotech) and HAX (hardware) accelerator programs, and a steady emphasis at MOX (global mobile consumer) and Chinaccelerator (enterprise Asia). The SOSV Climate Tech 100 marks the first time we’ve analyzed our 1,000 company portfolio to present our top climate tech investments. We are pleased to report that as of April 2021 the SOSV Climate Tech 100 have raised $1.85 billion from investors and have a market cap of $5.65 billion. The average company is four years old. SOSV has invested $89 million in these companies and was in most cases the first investor, though we continued investing through early rounds. Not all the companies on the list contribute in the same way to climate tech, so we grouped them in three broad tiers. The core (71) are companies that aim to disrupt incumbent, carbon-intensive technologies. The adjacent (25) are companies that have an indirect impact on climate change, for example by re-using waste or power consumption. And marketplaces (4) typically provide consumers with more cost and carbon efficient solutions. Here are a few data points to help navigate The SOSV Tech Climate 100. We divided the companies into five industry categories: Food (50), Manufacturing(28), Transport (9), Energy (7) and Building Systems (6). There are 14 countries represented, with the US (65), Canada (9), Singapore (6), and the UK (6) topping the list. 40 percent of the companies have at least one female founder. And a final note: SOSV has invested in more than 40 additional climate tech companies that we also love but didn’t make the cut this year!
47:14
May 09, 2021
Wyoming setting a new precedent with crypto friendly legislation and Decentralized Autonomous Organizations, with Ori Shimony
Jamil catches up with Ori Shimony to learn more about the latest developments from the cutting edge crypto US state of Wyoming Ori works on operations and R&D at dOrg, a crypto development collective and the first legally registered DAO in the US. He’s been involved in the crypto space for 7 years, specializing in DAO law, token economics, and software architecture. https://dorg.tech https://twitter.com/dOrg_tech https://twitter.com/orishim https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/the-pursuit-for-legislative-legitimacy%3A-crypto-corporations-and-wyomings-blockchain-bill https://www.coindesk.com/dorg-founders-have-created-the-first-limited-liability-dao Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
34:37
May 09, 2021
Sold Out in 15 Seconds: How Graffiti Kings and Street Art are Capturing the NFT Art World's Attention and Trust, Darren Cullen aka SER
Cool interview by Jamil with English graffiti legend Darren Cullen aka SER Graffiti Artist Darren Cullen aka SER from South London began his graffiti career way back in 1983 aged 10 years old, at the very birth of British graffiti. His path in graffiti started like many graffiti artists with the birth of hip-hop culture in the early 80s. Exploring every aspect of the graffiti-writing scene SER found himself emblazoning his name across the streets and walls of London. This led to a greater need to increase his presence to the public so began the systematic destruction of the train networks and rail infrastructure across the UK & the world. There then comes a point in every graffiti artist’s life when their illegal activity becomes of great interest to the Police and having a prison cell as a second home isn’t that appealing so SER needed to rethink. This spurred SER into forming the Graffiti Kings collective with some of the world’s best graffiti & street artists to go legit and take on the world. Darren Cullen aka SER - Graffiti Kings founder/head honcho/artist  The only Graffiti Artist approved by the British Government & official Graffiti Artist for the London2012 Games..... Just saying  Tel: 07877502506 / www.graffitikings.co.uk Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
29:02
May 08, 2021
What are our Digital Cultures? Elaine Hoey explains more about the NCAD and The Digital Hub webinar series
Amir Najib interviews Elaine Hoey, who is a new media artist who bases her work around various technology such as, virtual reality and interactive art. She also teaches at the National College of Art and Design. Her work has been subject to many awards such as,  the R.C. Lewis-Crosby award in 2017 and the Taylor Art Award in 2016. In this interview, Elaine goes over how she got to where she is as a new media artist and why she initially became interested in things such as virtual reality and technologies such as that. She also speaks about the current project she is working on, as well as what she hopes to achieve from this webinar series that she is doing together with the National College of Art and Design and The Digital Hub. https://www.elainehoey.com/projects https://twitter.com/Elaine_Hoey_ The National College of Art and Design (NCAD), in partnership with The Digital Hub, has today launched a series of Digital Culture webinars which will be broadcast via YouTube over the next twelve weeks. The series will focus on the transformative nature of emerging technologies. The Digital Cultures webinar series is designed to bring together audiences from a range of perspectives, including academics and thinkers, students and alumni, the arts sector and the wider general public. The webinar series is convened by The Digital Hub artist in residence and NCAD Alumna, Elaine Hoey and NCAD Lecturer in Digital Cultures, Dr Rachel O’ Dwyer. With a focus on the transformative nature of emerging technologies, the webinar series will cover a range of topics including: data as art; the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI); digital economies; and digital algorithms. Free to attend, the webinars will be broadcast on YouTube. For those interested in attending one or more of the webinars, there is no registration required.
09:53
May 08, 2021
Institutional Insights: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, and Altcoin Market Analysis with Mike McGlone
Jamil talks with Mike McGlone in a really interesting overview of the crypto space. Mike McGlone Bloomberg Intelligence - Senior Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone is a senior commodity strategist for Bloomberg Intelligence, a unique research platform that provides context on industries, companies, and government policy, available on the Bloomberg Professional service at BI . Mr. McGlone specializes in the broad investible commodity and crypto markets, authoring the monthly Bloomberg Commodity Outlook and Bloomberg Crypto Outlook. Mr. McGlone joined Bloomberg in 2016 with over 25 years of futures and commodity trading and investing experience, beginning at the Chicago Board of Trade. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he was a head of U.S. research at ETF Securities. Prior to ETF Securities, Mr. McGlone headed the commodity business at S&P Indices. His previous roles included head of futures research at ABN Amro and VP research, analyst, trader, sales at Aubrey G. Lanston / IBJ Futures. Mr. McGlone has an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago and bachelor’s of science and arts degrees from Illinois State University. He is a CFA Charter holder and has earned a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation.  Jamil Hasan is a Generation X Author and experienced data intelligence technology builder with two decades of experience leading data-based teams at Fortune 100 companies, including AIG, Prudential Financial, and Ingersoll Rand. Jamil believes that skill and experience, not just age, is the most important factor required to build and lead corporate organizations. His unique story, as someone on the ground floor of the 2008 financial crisis and his role to help repay the $180 billion AIG bailout, enabled him to come face-to-face with many of the societal ills facing Generation X today and their causes. As the result of his experience, Jamil has developed a path forward for his fellow Gen Xers to restore his generation’s financial standing in society today and to rebuild the American Dream for Generation X.
32:04
May 07, 2021
Cyber attacks and deep fakes during the pandemic with Sarah Hipkin, Mazars
The current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the way we work changing, as remote working is now the norm. This has also resulted in more cyber attacks and also deepfakes becoming more prevalent. So what are these cyber attacks and what are deep fakes? Sarah Hipkin head of technology consulting at Mazars talks about this and more. Sarah talks to Ronan about the increase in cyber attacks on organisations since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the impacts of these attacks on organisations, and what future cyber attacks will look like. Sarah also talks about what is a deepfake, how we can spot them, and what we can do to protect ourselves against them. More about Sarah: Sarah Hipkin leads the Mazars in Ireland Technology Consulting practice and she has over 20 years’ experience working in cyber security, technology and data governance in the USA, Asia, Australia and Europe. Before joining Mazars, Sarah was the Head of Cyber Governance for Woolworths Group, Australia, which has  200,000 employees. Sarah also worked for PwC Australia and was part of the CIO advisory services across many clients in various industries.
33:38
May 07, 2021
What would have happened if Ada Lovelace was funded?
In 2020, U.S. VC firms deployed a vast amount of capital, but not only did the portion of funds to female founders dropped, so did the funding to female-led startups. As the impact of the COVID-19 continues to be felt, closing the global gender gap has also increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years, according to the World Economic Forum. In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner of 1843 Capital, an early stage venture capital firm, on funding, diversity, and longevity tech.
28:11
May 06, 2021
Deep Learning and AI trends to watch for 2021 and beyond, and how a strategic R&D policy can save you 25% in tax, Stephen Brennan, KPMG
In this interview Irish Tech News speaks to Stephen Brennan about the R&D Tax Credit, including what makes a project worth claiming and the nature of R&D. They also discuss current technology trends, including Deep Learning, the ethics of AI and how science and technology as we know it might change with the introduction of Quantum computing and the eventual arrival of the Singularity. Stephen Brennan is a Senior Scientific Consultant within the KPMG Tax Incentives Practice. He leverages past experience in the Silicon Design and Medical Device Industries to advise clients on how to claim the R&D Tax Credit. Stephen has extensive experience working within R&D teams and has had papers published at the Intel INTC conference and the Qualcomm GSOC Summit.  
23:24
May 06, 2021
How to be Undisruptable: A Mindset of Permanent Reinvention for Individuals, Organisations and Life, Aidan McCullen
We catch up with Aidan to discuss his new book Undisruptable, and what it means for our future work experiences and our journeys in life. Aidan McCullen is the author ‘Undisruptable’. Mental Agility Coach, Workshops & Public Speaker on Change, Innovation, Mindset. Host Innovation Show. Lecture Trinity College. Board of National Broadband Ireland. https://www.linkedin.com/in/aidanmccullen/ Aidan McCullen (born 5 January 1977) is a businessman and retired Ireland national rugby union team player. He played as a back rower, principally at blindside flanker but also as an openside, no.8 and occasionally in the second row. He played for the Ireland national rugby sevens team in a number of competitions, including Hong Kong Sevensand the 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens. Follow him on twitter here https://twitter.com/AidanMcCullen
28:27
May 05, 2021
How to achieve awesome data management with Scott Taylor, the data whisperer
We catch up with Scott Taylor to learn more about his data whispering skills and insights. More about Scott via his Linkedin page -> https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottmztaylor/ Let me help you TELL YOUR DATA STORY I can be your voice for Data Management Partnering with Enterprises and innovative Data Brands that want to change the nature of data management - and help them tell their story! Too Much Tech Talk?  (A puppet service announcement) Connecting Data Management to the Essence of Your Business https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIf7k6D68HU  Buy the book Here - Telling Your Data Story  - Data Storytelling for Data Management 20% off with code: DATAWHISPERER Scott was brought to you by Simon Cocking Irish Tech News.com in collaboration with DAMA Ireland.  DAMA (International Data Management Association) is the premier international organisation for data management professionals.  A new DAMA Ireland team led by Carl Kane is mobilising at the moment and are affiliating with DAMA International and its Certified Data Management Professionals wing.   DAMA Ireland will aim to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing data and information as key enterprise assets to support organisations and personal development.  Look out for more news and a relaunch of DAMA Ireland in H2 2021. Follow @CarlSugarKane and @DAMAIreland for updates. http://damaireland.org/
27:26
May 05, 2021
Privacy - a cornerstone of democracy
Privacy is one of the most compelling conditions to attract our attention right now. An unalienable right, it has been nevertheless eroded in the digital age where, through a combination of feckless sharing and avaricious harvesting of data, there is a thin line between who we are and what we share. Flippant argument in the form of ‘what have you to hide?’ combined with a determination to ferret out real or imagined threats has created a world where democracy is fighting for its life. Without privacy we have no screen to protect our lives, our choices and our children. The stranger peering in the window of our world will make judgements big and small. The world is not made up of binary right or wrong, good or bad. And even if were, there is no one so boring that would not welcome the opportunity to close the bedroom door, the bathroom door. Just as we enter a world where personal financial freedoms are on the table, and there for the taking, so too is the magnifying glass of virtuous onlooker, poised to follow each transaction to its bitter end. Anish Mohammed, co founder of Panther Protocol and responsible for technology and architecture, takes about the challenge of implementing privacy and asserting it as a human right. He advocates for opening a portal where financial freedoms and security are provided through safe and concierge-led routes. Oh and it includes zero knowledge proofs. 
16:08
May 05, 2021