Author: Tullio Siragusa

Podcast: The Value of Consistency

Dr. Tye Caldwell is the Cofounder & CEO of ShearShare, the first on-demand salon and barbershop space rental app. Recognized as a tech visionary and industry pioneer, Dr. Tye has grown ShearShare to be the greatest engine of jobs and wealth creation for the beauty and barbering industry. By redesigning the B2B beauty industry and serving an underserved niche, Dr. Tye is enabling more than 1,000,000 licensed professionals to work on their terms and maximize their earnings potential, while salon and barbershop owners make money on unused space.

Prior to creating ShearShare, Dr. Tye owned and operated an award-winning salon in Dallas, Texas, which was the genesis behind ShearShare. He has worked in beauty for 26 years as a master barber-stylist, educator, and small business coach, offering his decades of industry knowledge as a proven roadmap.

Dr. Tye serves on the Advisory Boards for multiple beauty schools and is a frequent guest lecturer at barber colleges and hairstyling institutes around the globe. He is now member-elect to the Professional Beauty Association’s Advisory Council, he coaches the next generation of salon and barbershop owners, and his #1 best-selling book, Mentored by Failure: A 5-Point Guide to Long-Term Success in the Beauty & Style Industry, is often used for continuing education curriculum. ShearShare was the first Texas startup to win Google Demo Day 2018, Tech. Co’s Startup of the Year 2016, and was named a TechWeek100. Dr. Tye’s work has been featured in Fast Company, the New York Times, Black Enterprise, the Washington Post, Forbes, Fortune, Modern Salon, and TechCrunch.

Dr. Tye Caldwell is a licensed instructor and educator, and received his Doctorate of Professional Barbering from Miracle University. He enjoys international travel, reading, and spending time with his wife, Courtney, and 20-year-old son, Trey, a sophomore cadet and football player at the United States Air Force Academy.

Welcome to the DojoLIVE! Recap Show Episode 58

On today’s DojoLIVE! Recap Show we are highlighting the key points from last week interviews.

We had 2 shows:

  1. The Confidential Cloud: New Frontiers in Data Security with Ayal Yogev CEO & Co-founder @ Anjuna Security
  2. Scaling an Equitable Digital Health Business with Vik Bakhru, MD, MBA Chief Operating Officer @ ConsejoSano

You can check out all the shows anytime right here: https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews/

#technology #culture #innovation #livestream

Welcome to the DojoLIVE! Recap Show Episode 56

On today’s DojoLIVE! Recap Show we are highlighting the key points from last week interviews.

We had 3 shows:

  1. AI and Machine Learning Revolutionize Consumer Packaged Goods with Yaniv Sariq Co-Founder and CEO @ The Mohawk Group
  2. Using Technology to Improve Productivity, Profitability, and Patient Care for Healthcare Providers with Mark D. Boyce CEO @ Scribe
  3. Scalable AI for Everyone with Hugo Bowne-Anderson & Matthew Rocklin Head of Data Science / CEO @ Coiled

#technology #culture #innovation #livestream #AI

Podcast: AI and Machine Learning Revolutionize Consumer Packaged Goods

How software is changing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) forever with Yaniv Sariq, Co-Founder and CEO @ The Mohawk Group.

Yaniv Sarig has served as a director and our President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2018, is a co-founder of Mohawk Opco and has served as a director and President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2014. Prior to co-founding Mohawk, Yaniv led the Financial Services Engineering department at Coverity, a leading software startup providing code quality and security solutions for top financial institutions and hedge funds in New York including NYSE, Nasdaq, JPMC and Barclays, from April 2012 to April 2014.

Before joining Coverity, Yaniv held lead technical roles at Bloomberg from October 2011 to April 2012 and EPIQ Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPIQ), a legal process outsourcing company, from February 2006 to October 2011. Prior to moving to New York City, he lived in Israel where he held various software engineering roles at startups from various industries including companies involved in digital printing solutions and military navigation systems. Yaniv also served in the IDF Special Forces from November 1995 to November 1998, where he obtained the rank of Sergeant First Class. He aholds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Touro College, is fluent in English, French, Hebrew and C++.

The DojoLIVE! Recap Show – Episode 55

On today’s DojoLIVE! Recap Show we are highlighting the key points from last week interviews.

We had 2 shows:

  1. Overcoming the Challenges of Connecting in This Remote World with RJ Stephens Chief Revenue Officer @ Airdeck
  2. How a Customer-Centric Culture Creates Great Digital Experiences with Tatyana Mamut Product Innovator

You can check out all the shows anytime right here https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews

#technology #culture #innovation #livestream

Podcast: How a Customer-Centric Culture Creates Great Digital Experiences

Most companies say they are customer obsessed, but their processes too often prioritize revenue and competitors. Product Innovator Tatyana Mamut (fmr Nextdoor, Amazon, Salesforce, IDEO) will share the practical approach to creating a customer-centric culture and achieving breakthrough success.

Tatyana Mamut empowers companies to anticipate, innovate, and win in the age of digital disruption. She is a Silicon Valley tech executive with over 20 years’ experience in digital experiences, brand, and organizational transformation.

As an executive at iconic tech companies (Amazon, Salesforce, Nextdoor), she has fused customer-obsessed product innovation with aligned culture & leadership to fuel hypergrowth. Her career has spanned the globe as well as several domains (consumer tech, SaaS, fintech, education) and new technologies (IoT, AI, Blockchain).

Podcast: Overcoming the Challenges of Connecting in This Remote World

How to use the power and uniqueness of your voice to build business with RJ Stephens, Chief Revenue Officer @ Airdeck

RJ Stephens is the Chief Revenue Officer of Airdeck. He possesses over 20+ years SaaS sales and sales leadership experience, from working for large public companies such as Demandware (now Salesforce Commerce Cloud), Digital River, and divisions of  and Oracle / NetSuite; to 4 early stage and innovative tech startups. He has worked with a broad range of technologies including most of the top commerce technology companies, web / data analytics, conversion optimization, chat, custom application development, software implementation agencies, peer-to-peer fundraising tech, and now an asynchronous communication platform; in roles from Strategic Account Director to SVP of Sales & Marketing.

Before getting in tech, RJ ran health-clubs and consulted in the fitness industry (Golds Gyms) for 5 years and was part of a team that launched a health club concept on the East Coast. He grew up in a small town in Central Illinois (Dad was a farmer) , graduated from University of Illinois, but ended up landing in a warmer climate and never left. Now he lives in San Diego with his wife and 3 children.

Welcome to the DojoLIVE! Recap Show Episode 54

On today’s DojoLIVE! Recap Show we are highlighting the key points from last week interviews.

We had 2 shows:

  1. Real-Time Diagnostic Feedback in Virtual Meetings Promotes Healthy Collaboration with Beth Porter CEO @ Riff Analytics
  2. People Leaders: The Catalyst to Organization Success in 2021 with Melissa Ribeiro Chief People Officer @ Actian

You can check out all the shows anytime right here https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews

#technology #culture #innovation #livestream

Podcast: Real-Time Diagnostic Feedback in Virtual Meetings Promotes Healthy Collaboration

Using AI to improve how cross functional teams communicate with Beth Porter, CEO and co-founder of Riff Analytics.

Beth Porter is the CEO and co-founder of Riff Analytics, which develops automated coaching tools to help people learn how they communicate with others. Beth’s background is in education technologies and software engineering.

She ran product development at edX, as well as leading higher education online platform development at Pearson Education. In addition to her entrepreneurial activities, Beth teaches and mentors MBA students at Boston University and MIT.

Podcast: People Leaders: The Catalyst to Organization Success in 2021

Why is it essential for organizations to focus on their people? And what is the magic to achieve success?

Melissa Ribeiro, a Brazilian born and raised, led global HR organizations in information technology, entertainment, and the news industry, during tenures with Thomson Reuters, Yahoo, Opera MediaWorks, and Deluxe Entertainment Group, and currently as the Chief People Officer at Actian Corporation.

Her focus is to be the link between the people function and Growth by keeping the employee population engaged and  advising  C-level how to succeed under any circumstances ( M&A, divestiture, Covid, and organizational change)

Welcome to the DojoLIVE! Recap Show Episode 53

On today’s DojoLIVE! Recap Show we are highlighting the key points from last week interviews.

We had 3 shows:

  1. Paperless Language School of the Future with Iñigo López CEO @ Eszett Business Language Services
  2. Growing a Successful Team and Building Tech within a Startup with Amit Aggarwal Founder & CTO @ THE YES
  3. Customer-Centric Tech Support with Jim Coleman & David Tran Co-Founders @ xFusion

You can check out all the shows anytime right here https://dojo.nearsoft.com/interviews

#technology #culture #innovation #livestream

Podcast: Paperless Language School of the Future

How investment in technology allowed one language school to reduce costs and its environmental impact, while providing real time data to Fortune 500 customers with Iñigo López, CEO @ Eszett Business Language Services

Iñigo López is the CEO of Ezsett Business Language Services. His background includes more than 20 years’ experience managing international companies operating in diverse sectors including telecommunications, software development and international trading.

He graduated as a Telecommunications Engineer from the University of Cantabria and holds an MBA from the business and marketing school ESIC in Madrid.

Inigo is a native Spanish speaker and has business level fluency in English, French and Portuguese, having been relocated for work to Ireland, the UK, France and Brazil. Additionally, he has a B2 level in German and B1 in Italian.

Podcast: Cloud Computing & Data & Analytics

How is Cloud Computing helping Data & Analytics?

Meenakshi Thanikachalam is the Head of Data Strategy & Data Architecture for Ally.

Before that she led Data Architecture and Analytics team at The Hartford, Ingersoll-Rand. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the CDO (Chief Data Officer’s) Magazine. As a technology executive, she’s a goal-oriented leader & advisor with a passion and enthusiasm to foster ideas and produce creative solutions to difficult problems by focusing on delivering value by creating and executing data transformation initiatives. She is an advocate for Women in technology/Women in Data.

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