FUTUREPROOF.

FUTUREPROOF.

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Welcome to FUTUREPROOF. We’re the podcast that delves into the future. From Augmented Reality to Artificial Intelligence to Smart Cities to Internet of Things to Virtual Reality, we speak with some of the sharpest minds to better help you understand wh?


The Future of Brand Purpose ft. Frank Cooper (BlackRock) & Alain Sylvain (Sylvain Labs)
Jul 10 • 26 min
Jeremy catches Frank Cooper (BlackRock) and Alain Sylvain (Sylvain Labs) to discuss brand purpose right after their packed panel on the same topic at Collision 2019.
Tim Draper on Bitcoin, Bold Moves, and a Willingness to Fail
Jul 3 • 27 min
Jeremy sits down with legendary VC Tim Draper for a wide-ranging discussion.
Why Personal Finance Needed Reinventing (ft. Shannon McLay, The Financial Gym)
Jun 5 • 37 min
Jeremy talks to Shannon McLay, founder of The Financial Gym, on the future of personal finance.
Building the Tech Innovation Hub of Tomorrow (ft. Toronto Mayor John Tory)
May 22 • 20 min
Jeremy sits down with Toronto Mayor John Tory to discuss the Collision conference, and what makes Toronto a great city for tech and innovation.
AI, Robotics, and…Cheesesteaks? (ft. Michael Solomon)
May 1 • 38 min
Jeremy sits down with consumer behavior expert and prolific author Michael Solomon to discuss the intersection of consumer behavior and emerging technologies (AI, robotics, automation).
Using Word of Mouth to Build a Futureproof Brand (ft. Jay Baer)
Apr 16 • 39 min
Jeremy talks to Jay Baer about word of mouth and how the marketers of tomorrow can best leverage it to build sustainable brands.
Want to Predict the Future? Talk to a Bio-IT Venture Capitalist. (ft. Alex Kolicich, 8VC)
Apr 3 • 33 min
Jeremy sits down with Alex Kolicich, a founding partner at 8VC, on the future of healthcare and beyond.
This Cloud Infrastructure Pioneer Can Make You a Better Futurist (ft. Zac Smith)
Feb 27 • 34 min
Jeremy sits down with Zac Smith of leading cloud computing provider Packet to answer the question: can building the infrastructure of tomorrow make you a better futurist?
The Future of Search (ft. Stephan Spencer)
Feb 13 • 32 min
Jeremy discusses what the future of search may look like with SEO pioneer/author/speaker Stephan Spencer.
Are OKRs the Key to Innovation? (ft. Jenny Herald of Gtmhub)
Jan 22 • 21 min
Jenny Herald of Gtmhub joins Jeremy for a discussion on OKRs, how to move quickly and mindfully simultaneously, and why a Chief Product Officers needs to have a seat at the table.
Designing for strengths in 2019
Jan 2 • 31 min
Jeremy talks to John Coyle about how to design for strengths - and how we can all use a better model towards improving ourselves.
Finding & Building the Startups of Tomorrow ft. Reshma Sohoni (Seedcamp)
Dec 4, 2018 • 34 min
Jeremy talks with Reshma Sohoni, the trailblazing co-founder and managing partner of Seedcamp.
Seth Godin Predicts the Future of Everything.
Oct 24, 2018 • 30 min
Jeremy sits down with marketing icon Seth Godin and Paul Bellantone, CEO of PPAI.
Futureproofing your Messaging & Storytelling ft. Tamsen Webster
Oct 3, 2018 • 30 min
Big Ideas expert Tamsen Webster is here to tell you why, in this age of AI, drones, and virtual reality, messages still matter.
Rand Fishkin Foresaw the Rise of SEO. What Does He See Next?
Sep 11, 2018 • 34 min
We discuss the future of all things digital marketing - and more - with Rand Fishkin, one of the most famous names in SEO.
The Future of Startup Culture, Corporate Social Responsibility, and…Gattaca?
Aug 28, 2018 • 20 min
Part 2 of our conversation with Ian Siegel, co-founder and CEO of #1 hiring platform ZipRecruiter.
Personal Branding, Self-Promotion, and the Future of Work
Aug 14, 2018 • 41 min
We talk to career and personal branding expert about self promotion and the future of work may look like.
AI, Fake News, Native Ads, and the Future of Journalism
Jul 25, 2018 • 23 min
Our first live episode! Jeremy discusses the future of journalism with Raju Narisetti (former CEO of Gizmodo & SVP of Strategy at News Corp) and Natt Garun (Senior Technology Editor at The Verge).
Investigating the (Exciting? Scary?) Workforce of Tomorrow
Jul 17, 2018 • 18 min
We discussing what the workforce of tomorrow will look like with Ian Siegel, the co-founder and CEO of leading job marketplace ZipRecruiter.
Uncovering Innovation with Crunchbase CEO Jager McConnell
Jun 26, 2018 • 37 min
Today we uncover the secrets behind Crunchbase, the leading destination for company insights, alongside the platform’s CEO Jager McConnell.
Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain, and Destigmatizing Depression (ft. Dave Kerpen)
Jun 12, 2018 • 34 min
Dave Kerpen joins us to talk about the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain and what we can do to #destigmatizedepression in the future.
The Future of Customer Experience (ft. Ragy Thomas of Sprinklr)
May 29, 2018 • 34 min
Jeremy is joined my social media visionary Ragy Thomas, founder and CEO of Sprinklr, to discuss the future of customer experience.
How NASA is Creating the Robotics-Driven, Autonomous Future
May 8, 2018 • 35 min
Jeremy talks autonomous vehicles, robotics, and AI with Terry Fong, NASA’s robotics guru.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Drones* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)
Apr 26, 2018 • 39 min
One of the world’s top experts in drone tech, Greg McNeal, joins the show to discuss the future of drones.
How Can You Futureproof Your College/School/Neighborhood Selection Process?
Apr 11, 2018 • 31 min
This week, Jeremy and Kiran talk to Niche.com founder Luke Skurman about how people can futureproof their decision-making: by having access to better data.
How Will Artificial Intelligence Change the Way We Drive?
Apr 4, 2018 • 43 min
We discuss futurism, technology, and entrepreneurship with Eran Shir, the co-founder and CEO of Nexar. It’s a hot startup that instantly detects dangers on the road and provides life-saving warnings.
The Future of Innovation Partnerships (ft. Marie Chevrier, Sampler & Martin Aubut, L’Oréal)
Mar 27, 2018 • 24 min
Jeremy heads to Chicago to learn how to drive innovation through partnerships - and how L’Oréal and Sampler are teaming up to do just that.
The Future of Education ft. Pooja Sankar (Piazza)
Mar 19, 2018 • 34 min
Jeremy & Kiran discuss the future of collaborative learning with inspirational education entrepreneur Pooja Sankar.
The Future of Cars ft. Mark Rechtin (Executive Editor, Motor Trend)
Mar 5, 2018 • 36 min
Mark Rechtin (Motor Trend magazine) joins Jeremy & Kiran to discuss what the future of cars will look like - both in the short-term and long-term.
The Future of School Safety ft. Aly Sheehy (Marjory Stoneman Douglas Survivor)
Feb 25, 2018 • 39 min
This week we talk school safety in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting with survivor Aly Sheehy.