Builders

Builders

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A betaworks podcast highlighting the people who are making a dent in the universe. New episodes every Tuesday. Hosted and Produced by Laila Oweda. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/betaworks-builders/support


A Special Conversation with Malcolm Gladwell and Steven Johnson
Dec 18, 2018 • 35 min
Season 1, Episode 18 For our final episode of the 2018 year journalist, author, and public speaker Malcolm Gladwell and founder and author Steven Johnson, explore themes discussed in Johnson’s latest book, ‘Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That…
Beth Comstock former Vice Chair and CMO of GE on her book ‘Imagine It Forward’ and modern management
Dec 11, 2018 • 41 min
Season 1, Episode 17 Former Vice Chair and CMO of GE, Beth Comstock, discusses how to manage innovation in large businesses and her new book ‘Imagine It Forward’ - Beth’s personal approach to mastering change in the face of uncertainty. Beth was…
2020 Presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Universal Basic Income and US employment
Dec 4, 2018 • 44 min
Season 1, Episode 16 2020 US presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, discusses why he believes we’re already in the 4th inning of automation and why it’s imperative we implement UBI (Universal Basic Income) sooner than later (or expect an economic disaster…
Immersive Storytelling for Brands feat. Justin Durazo, Kenny Gold, Ronen Shapiro, and Dustin Callif
Nov 20, 2018 • 34 min
Season 1, Episode 15 Hear Justin Durazo- Director of Interactive at Droga five, Kenny Gold- Director of Social Media for Grey, Ronen Shapiro- Director of Client Strategy at Twitch, and Dustin Callif- Managing Partner from Tool all discuss their thoughts…
Introducing our AMA (Ask Me Anything) series! Feat. Bo Peabody of Tripod.com
Nov 14, 2018 • 53 min
Season 1, Episode 14 We’re starting a regular AMA (Ask Me Anything) series here at Betaworks Studios! AMA is just one of the unique experiences you can only find at studios. Kicking us off is Bo Peabody. Bo started one of the first ever social media…
A conversation with Alex Blumberg, Gimlet CEO, on Failure
Nov 6, 2018 • 27 min
Season 1, Episode 13 CEO and founder of Gimlet Media, Alex Blumberg spoke with James Cooper, Head of Creative here at Betaworks about the ‘F’ word- Failure! Read our companion piece post here. Follow us on social media: FB IG Twitter This episode of…
A Mid-Terms special: What former senator Bob Kerrey thinks about Trump, Kanye and much more!
Oct 30, 2018 • 50 min
Season 1, Episode 12 This is one episode you don’t want to miss! Former Senator Bob Kerrey (Nebraska) spoke with Amanda Brown Lierman, Political and Organizing Director at the Democratic National Committee where he discussed his views on the political…
CMO roundtable-How Can Brands Engage Consumers in 2018 and Beyond?
Oct 23, 2018 • 56 min
Season 1, Episode 11 This weeks episode is jam packed with so much knowledge! Key topics of this amazing women-led round table include: - How marketing spend is changing - Reaching consumers in a world where media consumption is increasingly personalized…
Closing the Generational Knowledge Gap with Cirkel feat. Danika Laszuk
Oct 16, 2018 • 27 min
Season 1, Episode 10 In this episode you will hear from Danika Laszuk, a former head of product at Apple and now head of our Betaworks accelerator program, Camp . Learn more about Cirkel here. Read our companion piece post here. Follow us on social media:…
Ladies Who Launch by Tech Ladies, feat. Michele Serro
Oct 9, 2018 • 31 min
Season 1, Episode 9 This episode is by and for the ladies- Tech Ladies, that is! But can surely be enjoyed by everyone alike. Hear guest speaker Michele Serro share valuable advice for anyone looking to build a company. Learn more about Tech Ladies here.…
Future Tech for Brands feat. Suzanna Applebaum, Dan Bennett, Alex Magnin, and Richard Ting
Oct 2, 2018 • 47 min
Season 1, Episode 8 Hear our talk with the top people creating frontier tech and those harnessing it for brands and organizations. Read our companion piece post here. Our guest speakers: Suzanna Applebaum Dan Bennett Alex Magnin Richard Ting Live event…
Complex decision-making feat. Steven B. Johnson
Sep 25, 2018 • 39 min
Season 1, Episode 7 Listen to Steven B. Johnson discuss his latest book, ‘Farsighted-How We Make the Decisions that Matter Most’; Live session hosted by Rufus Griscom, CEO of Heleo. ; Checkout the Next Big Idea club as seen in Forbes Finds. Follow us on…
The Chaos of the Ad Industry feat. Jules Erhardt
Sep 18, 2018 • 41 min
Season 1, Episode 6 “I truly believe there are only five hours of creativity in a human being in a day.” -Jules Erhardt Hear creative entrepreneur Jules Ehrhardt give an impassioned look at the ad (and larger creative) industry. Jules’ recently launched…
New Power feat. Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans
Sep 11, 2018 • 55 min
Season 1, Episode 5 Hear Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans discuss new vs. old power dynamics and their book New Power. Next Big Idea club as seen in Forbes Finds. Our companion piece post here. Follow us on social media: FB IG Twitter This episode of…
Jaron Lanier on Deleting Your Social Media
Aug 13, 2018 • 27 min
Season 1, Episode 4 Hear from Jaron Lanier. Jaron is currently a researcher at Microsoft and is a scientist, musician and author. Probably best known for being an early expert on Virtual Reality. He has just released a new book: Ten Arguments For Deleting…
Taking Blockchain Mainstream feat. Jason Goldberg and Ben Bollen of OST
Aug 13, 2018 • 45 min
Season 1, Episode 3 Today we are digging in to taking blockchain mainstream with guest speakers Jason Goldberg, Founder and CEO of OST (Open Simple Token), and Ben Bollen, OST founder and blockchain strategist. This is perfect for all members of the…
Designing for Blockchain feat. Sarah Baker Mills (Consensys) and Connie Yang (Coinbase)
Aug 13, 2018 • 34 min
Season 1, Episode 2 In this episode, the topic of designing for blockchain is discussed by experts Sarah Baker Mills, product design director at Consensys. And, Connie Yang, design director at Coinbase. Amy Jung from Raw Haus is moderating the…
Building Experiences in the Age of Instagram feat. Dave Schwarz, Paige Solomon, and Eric Wagliardo
Aug 13, 2018 • 42 min
Season 1, Episode 1 In our premiere episode of Builders you’ll hear about what it means to build experiences in the Age of Instagram. Todays speakers are Dave Schwarz, Founding Partner of Hush. Paige Solomon, creator of the Dream Machine. And, Eric…