Hello friends! You are listening to The Digital Transformation(ists) Podcast, where we get curious together about what technology is teaching us about human ingenuity, resilience, and the mysterious force that magnetizes us towards connection with one another.
I'm Katie Thomas, and together with our host Christian Lane, founding partner of Praecipio Consulting, and our incredible guests, we embark on a journey to better understand technology's role in amplifying connection between us all. We'll hear from technologists, practitioners, revolutionaries, innovators, environmentalists, artists, and more, all sharing their experiences with technology and how it's affected their lives and industries.
In this episode, we are switching things up, and profiling some of the amazing people that are part of the very special team that makes up Praecipio Consulting. We are thrilled and honored to welcome Bryan Robison, Principal Architect in Tech Delivery. Bryan has been part of the Praecipio Consulting team for more than 7 years. His knowledge of software development is as vast as it's deep, and he brings a wide variety of talents to the team. Bryan's extensive background in technology was ignited when he built a website for his friend's band, way back in 1997.
Welcome to season 2 of the Digital Transformationists podcast, where we get curious, together, about what technology is teaching us about human ingenuity, resilience, and the mysterious force that magnetizes us towards connection with one another. Join our host Christian Lane, Founding Partner of Praecipio Consulting, co-host G.Love, Grammy-nominated artist, and our incredible guests as we embark on a journey to better understand technology's role in amplifying connection between us all. We'll hear from technologists, practitioners, revolutionaries, innovators, environmentalists, artists and more – all sharing their experiences with technology and how it's affected their lives and industries.
We are excited to kick off this new chapter with an amazing guest: filmmaker Emmett Malloy, half of the groundbreaking creative team The Malloy Brothers. Emmett and his brother Brendan are responsible for some of the most iconic music videos with some of the best and biggest brands in the world. Emmett's unique talents and vision have led him to work on the cutting edge of advertising, creating sublime campaigns with the most important global brands. His latest work is the incredible documentary “Biggie: I Got A Story To Tell” based on original recordings and interviews with family and friends of legendary rapper the Notorious B.I.G. and is available worldwide on Netflix. In this episode, we connect with Emmett on the artistic process in the age of digital transformation, managing creative teams, working with family, and find out who's best to work with: actors or athletes.
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Episode eleven features industry luminary Parul Saini: with more than 15 years working in some of the most exciting companies in the world, including Director of Information Technology at Splunk, Parul has had a front row seat to how innovation and technology are changing every facet of our lives. She talks with G. Love and Christian on the big lessons of big data, how AI is already transforming our daily interactions, going from the age of search to the age of suggestion, and how machine learning could one day make a hit record!
In our tenth episode, we're joined by the multitalented Daniel Breston, author, coach and business continuity specialist that integrates the strengths of Agile, DevOps and ITSM in his professional practice. With more than 40 years living and breathing technology, Daniel has been witness and participant of the radical changes the world has gone through. We talk about his start in IT with gigantic mainframe computers, the benefits of mentorship and coaching in today’s hypercompetitive business world, haggle bots and how AI is transforming human interactions, and how simulations are becoming a valuable tool in the IT arsenal.
Our Ninth episode features Austin’s own Mark Garza, and we talk about the story and history of Flatwater Foundation and TYLER’S Dam That Cancer fundraising event, how digital technology has impacted non profits, and the amazing community helping folks find their Flatwater through paddleboarding, equine therapy, books, you name it! We also go over breaking the stigma associated with mental health support and how we can arrive there together. Oh, and the glorious food truck tortas that bless Central Texas.
In our eighth episode we are hyped to host Kelvin Yap, Senior Product Marketing Manager and DevOps for Atlassian. We'll hear about his experience working at Atlassian for most of the last decade and the digital transformations he's witnessed while there, how cloud is quickly becoming the new normal, how DevOps is going mainstream driving change and innovation with intention, and the importance of wellness, routine, and connection in 2021, and beyond. Oh, and beautiful, lovely bikes, and where to ride them.
Our seventh episode's guest is Molood Ceccarelli. Molood is a remote work strategist and agile coach. Often referred to as the queen of remote work, she is the CEO and founder of Remote Forever, and the founder and host of Remote Forever Summit, the first and by far biggest online summit about distributed agile that attracts over 10k attendees from around the world. We talk about how technology has changed the concept of work, how to carve a space for productivity in Stockholm's cramped apartments, and the power that storytelling has in creating effective and memorable brands and presentations.
For our sixth episode, we're joined by Eric Raymond, Senior Manager of Business Applications at Castlight Health. Castlight Health transforms employee benefits into a deeply personalized, simple, and guided experience, empowering better-informed patient decisions to unlock healthcare outcomes and maximize return on healthcare investments.
Our fifth episode stars Aileen Horgan, VP of Marketing at Gremlin. We talk about her incredible career at Atlassian, her current role at Gremlin, the importance of staying resilient during disruptive times, and the value that chaos engineering brings to our distributed world.
Keb’ Mo', five-time grammy award winner and musical force that defies typical genre labels, joins us on episode four to talk about the power of music and its ability to encourage change for good.
Kerri Hoyt-Pack, Founder of The Liberty Collective and former VP of Marketing at Nike, joins us on our third episode for a conversation around exploring the humanity in business, and the importance of evolved leadership in our changing world.
Lyssa Adkins, the Agile Coach to Agile Coaches and author of "Coaching Agile Teams: A Companion for ScrumMasters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition" joins us for a conversation where she shares her leadership insights, lessons from her Zen practice, and thoughts on how Agile can solve our biggest challenges and problems.