Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

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Tech Intersect, hosted by world renowned attorney, law professor and speaker Tonya M. Evans, is a engaging, informative and lively show that explores the intersections of technology, business and law. No law degree or tech background is required. Just …


#34: Brian Avello-The Future of Law, DAOs and DeFi
Sep 15 • 30 min
In this episode, MakerDAO general counsel Brian Avello and I explore the secrets to success for future lawyers and current lawyers interested in pivoting to represent clients involved in blockchain, cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (or…
#33: Tonya M. Evans-How (and why!) to Go From Cash to Crypto Safely, Legally and Confidently
Aug 7 • 52 min
In this episode, I take a detour from regularly scheduled guest interviews to share with you an excerpt from my Advantage Evans Academy course, From Cash to Crypto. Since launching this three-week online small group coaching intensive, I have received…
#32: Jumoke Dada-Technologists Come in All HUEs
Jul 31 • 31 min
In this episode, I welcome Jumoke Dada. Jumoke is a forward-thinking individual with a proven track record for solving problems and supporting women and girls in tech and in life. Her professional career spans 15+ years and includes working in corporate…
#31: Kelly Knight-Reimagining the Future for Black Women & Girls in CSI and STEM
Jul 24 • 42 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Professor Kelly Knight. Professor Knight is an assistant professor with the George Mason University Forensic Science Program and also a STEM Accelerator. As a STEM Accelerator, she guides and mentors…
#30: Shontavia Johnson-Channeling Your Inner Entrepreneur in Academia
Jul 17 • 48 min
This episode of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast marks a major milestone … my 30th episode! {cue the marching band and confetti!} This show is part passion project and part edutainment opportunity to explore and celebrate the future of money,…
#29: Tony Zanders-Reimagining and Reskilling for the Library of the Future
Jul 10 • 24 min
In this episode, I speak with library-of-the-future software veteran Tony Zanders who is also founder and CEO of SkillType, a company and product Tony created to help people to increase their industry-relevant skills and credentials and also to help…
#28: Jill Carlson- Protecting Your Digital Privacy When Protesting for Change
Jul 3 • 42 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Jill Carlson, co-founder at Open Money Initiative and principal at Slow Ventures. Slow Ventures invests at the center of technology and on the edges of science, society, and culture. And it gives founders…
#27: Mitchell Earl-The Secret to Professional Success? Don’t Do Stuff You HATE!
Jun 26 • 34 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Mitchell Earl, COO of Praxis – a business bootcamp and job placement program for entrepreneurial young professionals who want more than college. He’s the author of Don’t Do Stuff You Hate. Previsously,…
REPLAY: Tech Intersect #16: Isaiah “Bitcoin Zay” Jackson-Bitcoin and Black America in the Age of COVID-19
Jun 19 • 32 min
Isaiah Jackson, also known as Bitcoin Zay, is the author of “Bitcoin and Black America”, a book that explores the synergy between Bitcoin, blockchain technology and economic empowerment in black and brown communities, in particular. Isaiah is also…
#26: Cleve Mesidor-Reflections on Juneteenth, Crypto and the Future of Financial Freedom
Jun 11 • 32 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Cleve Mesidor, founder of LOGOS, the first decentralized social platform exclusively for activists. Logos leverages blockchain technology to deliver a decentralized, secure, protected network - ensuring…
#25: Latesha Byrd-How to Gain Clarity, Confidence and Control in Your Career
Jun 5 • 38 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Latesha Byrd. Latesha’s work is centered at the intersection of self-discovery, career empowerment and life visioning. She is the founder of Byrd Career Consulting, a 100%-women employed consulting agency…
#24: Dante Disparte-Stablecoins, FinTech and Future of Programmable Money with LibraCoin
May 29 • 36 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Dante Disparte, vice chairman and head of policy and communications for the Libra Association, an independent membership organization focused on creating a stablecoin that supports a financially-inclusive…
#23: Jimmy Song-The Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin
May 22 • 38 min
In this episode, I chat with Jimmy Song. He’s is a cowboy-hat sportin’ Bitcoin educator, developer, “maximalist and entrepreneur. Jimmy is also the author of Programming Bitcoin and The Little Bitcoin Book. In addition, he’s a Bitcoin Fellow at…
#22: The Money Coach™ Talks Economic Impact Payments for your Business, Family and You
May 15 • 45 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®. She is a personal finance expert, speaker, and author of 15 money-management books, including the New York Times bestseller Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to…
#21: Chanda Prescod-Weinstein-An unapologetically dope conversation about astrophysics, identity and feminism
May 8 • 34 min
In this episode, I welcome Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Core Faculty Member in Women’s Studies at the University of New Hampshire. She is also a columnist for New Scientist. Her work exists at the…
#20: Arlan Hamilton-How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage
May 1 • 28 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of the venture capital firm, Backstage Capital. Arlan built this fund from the ground up, while experiencing homelessness. Literally. Backstage Capital addresses…
#19: Bartlett D. Morgan-Data Privacy and Best Practices in the Digital Age for the Caribbean & Beyond
Apr 24 • 44 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Barlett D. Morgan who shares his perspectives on data privacy in Barbados as well as the Caribbean at large, and key practical steps organizations can and must take to develop and manage robust privacy…
#18: Special Episode about Crisis-Proofing Your Career and Money at the #PhoenixRisingSummit
Apr 15 • 17 min
In this special episode of Tech Intersect, I’m taking a break from interviews this week to share a conversation with my amazing LIT Braintrust, business partner, Shontavia Johnson, an attorney and intellectual property expert like me and host of the…
#17: Chrissa McFarlane: Patient-Centered Blockchain Solutions in Healthcare
Apr 10 • 34 min
In this episode of the Tech Intersect Podcast, I speak with Chrissa McFarlane, named as one of the top women, “leaving their mark on the MedTech field in health IT,” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Chrissa is the Founder and CEO of Patientory, Inc.,…
#16: Isaiah “Bitcoin Zay” Jackson-Bitcoin and Black America in the Age of COVID-19
Apr 3 • 31 min
Isaiah Jackson, also known as Bitcoin Zay, is the author of “Bitcoin and Black America”, a book that explores the synergy between Bitcoin, blockchain technology and economic empowerment in black and brown communities, in particular. Isaiah is also…
#15: Drew Hinkes: Cryptocurrency Lawyers Talk Regulation and Innovation
Mar 27 • 45 min
In this episode, I welcome Andrew Hinkes, an attorney with Miami-based law firm Carlton Fields working in the firm’s National Blockchain and Digital Currency practice. He is also a co-founder and the General Counsel of Athena Blockchain, a professional…
#14: Stephanie Humphrey: Best Practices for Managing Your Digital Brand
Mar 20 • 48 min
In this episode, I welcome Technology & Lifestyle Expert Stephanie ‘Tech Life Steph’ Humphrey to the show. She is a former engineer-turned-media personality, the technology contributor for ABC News, and you may have seen her regular segments on the…
#13: Kailei Carr-The Future of Inclusive C-Suite Leadership in Tech
Mar 13 • 33 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect™, I have a rich and engaging conversation with Kailei Carr. She’s the CEO of The Asbury Group, LLC, and she advises executive and executive-bound women on their executive image, presence and brand. Her podcast, Beyond the…
#12: Dawn Dickson-A Message to Founders: Know Your Purpose, Your People, and Your Power
Mar 7 • 36 min
She is a “light worker”, tech mogul, and founder/CEO of PopCom, an automated retail company that uses artificial intelligence, blockchain and other Web 3.0 technologies to help retailers collect and leverage valuable customer insights through smart…
#11: Anne T. Griffin-The Business Value of Diverse Voices in Web 3.0 Product Management
Mar 7 • 43 min
In this episode, I welcome Anne T. Griffin, a human and product manager, in that order (as she says), who studied engineering at the University of Michigan. She is passionate about the human aspects of technology and building machine learning and AI…
#10: Chris Odinet-Alternative Data & Bias in AI-based Consumer Lending
Feb 21 • 42 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Professor Christopher K. Odinet to discuss his recent work in crypto lending and consumer data that explores the potentially discriminatory impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on fintech…
#9: Alex Adelman-Using Lolli’s Purchase Rewards Program to Earn Bitcoin
Feb 15 • 33 min
In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Alex Adelman, co-founder of the Bitcoin rewards company, Lolli. We cover everything from how and why he founded the company, to how he found his way to Bitcoin and why he named the company Lolli! We also talk…
#8: Shehan Chandrasekera-Everything you Need to Know about Crypto Tax
Feb 7 • 26 min
Shehan Chandrasekera is one of only a handful of CPAs in the country who is a subject matter expert on cryptocurrency taxes. He is a published author, CPA Continuing Professional Education instructor and a frequent technical contributor to various social…
#7: Alan Silberberg-Bots, Blockchain and the Politics of Cyber Attacks
Jan 31 • 34 min
In this episode of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast, Tonya speaks with cybersecurity expert, and Digijaks founder and CEO, Alan W. Silberberg. Alan has a 25-year background in national politics and technology. He was even instrumental in analyzing the…
#6: Anthony Ware-Helping Founders Balance Mental Health and Wealth
Jan 24 • 34 min
In this episode, I chat with entrepreneur and mental health and wealth expert, Anthony Ware. Anthony’s business, Aware Catalysts, focuses on—among other things— a program called Founder Mental Wealth, which helps underestimated and underrepresented…
#5: Stephanie Morillo-How to Go from Developing Software to Building Your Brand
Jan 17 • 31 min
In this episode, I welcome Stephanie Morillo to Tech Intersect. Stephanie, is a content strategist, writer, editor, and product manager at Microsoft. She is the author of the forthcoming book The Developer’s Guide to Content Creation (January 2020), which…
#4: Charlie Oliver of Tech 2025-Preparing for Web 3.0 Relevance is Mission Critical
Jan 17 • 45 min
In this episode, I welcome Charlie Oliver, the founder and CEO of Tech 2025. Her motto? “Be fearless and unapologetic in the fierce pursuit of your goals and be just as passionate about helping people.” And she doesn’t just talk the talk. She walks the…
#3: Andreas Antonopoulos-Bitcoin for the other 6 Billion and Amplifying Inclusion in Blockchain
Jan 17 • 51 min
In this episode, I speak with Andreas Antonopoulos, a best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts. He is known for delivering electric talks that combine economics, psychology, technology,…
#2: Mike McCann: Publicity Rights in Collegiate Sports and Crypto in the Pros
Dec 29, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode, Sports Illustrated legal analyst and contributor, Professor Mike McCann, and I discuss how pro athletes like NBA star, Spencer Dinwiddie of the Brooklyn Nets, is leveraging his earning potential by issuing a cryptocurrency (PaINT) via the…
#1: Minda Harts: Curate Your Own Career to Secure the Seat in the New Economy
Dec 29, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode, I interview Minda Harts, author of the best-selling book The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table, renowned speaker, entrepreneur, leader, and all-around amazing human. Minda and I covered a lot of ground…
Podcast Preview with Tonya M. Evans
Dec 26, 2019 • 2 min
The Tech Intersect™ Podcast is a weekly show that features engaging conversations with rising stars and industry leaders to help you demystify leading-edge trends at the heart of where law, business and tech intersect. Your host, Tonya M. Evans, is a…