Welcome to another edition of The Conversationalist with Emily Voss, the founder and sole photographer of VOSStudios in Wausau, WI. It was refreshing to sit down in her local studio in the town where I grew up-it certainly felt much more familiar than doing segments in Silicon Valley or London, and her delightful dog Finn just … Continue reading A Conversation with: Emily Voss, Founder of VOSStudios
While studying abroad in London, I sat down with acclaimed artist Delaine Le Bas in the middle of an exhibition called "Blake's Outsiders"at Worthing Museum. The exhibit is based off of the work of poet William Blake, and celebrates his outsider status towards the end of his life. Delaine's work was fittingly displayed in the exhibit, because … Continue reading A Conversation with: Delaine Le Bas, Acclaimed British Artist
Divisions seem to be more prominent than commonalities right now. From political polarization to xenophobia and closed-mindedness, we need empathy more than ever. In that spirit, here is an episode on connecting ideas and individuals from vastly different backgrounds and areas of the globe. This is the first edition of "Let's Catch Up." These episodes … Continue reading Let’s Catch Up
Hey everyone. I think a lot of you are scared, angry, just plain exhausted. And I don't want to contribute to those feelings or try to act like I understand them. I am privileged. I do not have to worry about the economic or social impact of this election to the extent that so many … Continue reading We Need to Talk.
Welcome to my conversation with Stephen J. Russell M.D., Ph.D. Dr. Russell is the Director of Molecular Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He also leads the program in oncolytic virotherapy, the practice of using viruses to treat cancer. The connotation typically associated with viruses is that they are destructive agents; however, they are … Continue reading A Conversation with Stephen J. Russell: M.D., Ph.D., Director of Molecular Medicine at Mayo Clinic
Welcome to my conversation with the industrious entrepreneur and politician: Scott Resnick. Scott is the co-founder and current COO of Hardin Design and Development, a multimillion dollar company that specializes in creating mobile applications for clients such as The Chicago Tribune, Mercedes-Benz, and Ford. Scott has also been an active politician in Madison WI, where Hardin … Continue reading A Conversation with: Scott Resnick, COO of Hardin Design and Development
Welcome to my conversation with the innovative, hard-working, and articulate Caroline Macfarland, founder and executive director of the first visual and crowdsourced think tank: CoVi. Caroline was named one of Management Today’s 35 Women under 35 in 2015 for her progressive work in the think tank world. Previously the Managing Director of think tank Respublica and adviser to … Continue reading A Conversation with: Caroline Macfarland, Founder of CoVi Think Tank
Welcome to the first installment of The Conversationalist with Federico Faggin. Federico designed the Intel 4004 in 1970-1971, which was the world's first commerical microprocessor. He founded and was the CEO of Zilog, the first company completely dedicated to microprocessors, and was the CEO and director of Synaptics, which created the early touchpads and touchscreens that are used in our mobile devices. Federico received … Continue reading A Conversation with: Federico Faggin, Inventor of the First Commercial Microprocessor