Jennifer Bonine is the CEO of AI AppStore, and the first female Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) Platform tech CEO.  She founded her first company at 5 and started an AI company in 2019 and exited in 2020.

We explore the impact (both positive and potential risk) of AI, how to change the future of work through already accessible platforms and tools, and how to automate what should be automated so humans can do what matters.  

Jennifer has spoken at the UN’s AI for Good summit and is also creating a children’s book series on AI which is very exciting to see how we can educate our future generations now on the power of AI!

Check out the AI Appstore here: https://www.aiappstore.com 

Connect with Jennifer on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenn-bonine-76552b2/ 

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Sam Ovett is the co-founder of Mobile Pocket Office and is leading the way in helping new and established businesses augment their human and technological resources to leverage growth and streamline productivity.

Sam has a storied background including being a Professional Athlete for WaveSport Kayaks & AT Paddles and Master Educator for Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.  

We discuss the power of automating the right things so that human can do things with greater meaning and impact.  Sam also shares a lot of life lessons that have proven to be invaluable to his business and how we can all do little things with great impact.

Check out Mobile Pocket Office with our special podcast site at https://mobilepocketoffice.com/DiscoPosse 

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Brian Leroux is the co-founder of Begin.com and someone who has been doing fantastic and positive things in the development community for many years before and during his time as a founder.  

As and AWS Servless Hero (https://aws.amazon.com/developer/community/heroes/brian-leroux/) and much more, Brian has been someone who personally inspires me to think about how we can do things better both in code and in the community.  

This was a great and wide-reaching conversation on why serverless is a boon for developers and ops teams, and some the the amazing challenges and advantages we have experienced in the developer community as serverless, PaaS, and FaaS unlock new potential in velocity for developers and ops teams.

Check out the “shit you don’t need to do with Begin.com” page which is a must-read and truly a masterpiece in marketing and value differentiation: https://begin.com/learn/shit-youre-not-doing-with-begin 

Sign up for Begin here: https://begin.com 
Follow Brian in a few different ways here: https://brian.io 

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Marth Weidmann is CEO and co-founder of NINE dot ARTS which uses the power of original art to transform spaces into one-of-a-kind experiences.

The NINE dot ARTS team curates inspiring collections that not only present a visual narrative, but connect people to places and client brands. They have purchased and placed more than $30 million of art for projects in 35 states.

Martha shares her lessons in how to create a positive spatial experience, how to support the art community in unique and positive ways, and she also explores her story of founding NINE dot ARTS including valuable lessons in product management, funding, and making tough choices in the early and growth phases of your startup.

Check out NINE dot ARTS here: https://ninedotarts.com 

Connect with Martha on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martha-weidmann-b112396/ 

The NINE dot ARTS team curates inspiring collections that not only present a visual narrative, but connect people to places and client brands. They have purchased and placed more than $30 million of art for projects in 35 states.

Martha shares her lessons in how to create a positive spatial experience, how to support the art community in unique and positive ways, and she also explores her story of founding NINE dot ARTS including valuable lessons in product management, funding, and making tough choices in the early and growth phases of your startup.

Check out NINE dot ARTS here: https://ninedotarts.com 

Connect with Martha on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martha-weidmann-b112396/ 

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Gaetan Castelein is the head of marketing at Tecton.ai, which is the first enterprise-ready data platform for machine learning.  Built by the creators of Uber Michelangelo, Tecton extends the concept of the feature store to manage the complete feature lifecycle.

Gaetan and I explore the challenges of data and training models for rapid, ethical advancement of Machine Learning.  The advantages and challenges that the industry faces are being realized and it’s exciting to hear how Gaetan and the Tecton.ai team are taking on the challenge. 

Check out their website here:  https://tecton.ai 

Rachael is the founder of Tribal app, which just launched in May 2020.  With a storied background both in life and career, from a humble and challenging start in life to becoming a graduate of the United States Military Academy, a former Army Captain and Apache helicopter pilot.

Rachael holds a degree in Engineering Physics with a minor in Nuclear Engineering, but found her passion in entrepreneurship and helping connect people to a more meaningful life.  

The stories shared in this conversation will have you absolutely engaged and wanting more.  I had such a great time and was truly inspired by our discussion.  I hope that you enjoy this as much as I did.  Proof that stories really can connect us all. 

Check out the Tribal app here: https://tribalapp.com 

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Jacob is a dynamic technical leader with a career defined by more
than 20 years of operational excellence and technical leadership. As the Founder and Managing Director of M Genio Inc.

This dynamic discussion explores the challenges of being a founder, how to bring together people and dev skills for greater success in teams and consulting, and many startup lessons on what can go wrong and how Jacob has both surpassed and avoided risk across multiple startups. 

Great lessons for anyone in a product or consulting startup. Thank you for the great discussion, Jacob!

Check out M Genio here: http://mgenio.com 

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Rachel Haley is the co-founder and CEO of Clarus Designs, a consulting firm specializing in corporate growth through efficient scaling to maximize potential.  Not only is Rachel very kind to share a lot of insights into the business lessons she’s captured along the way while building and growing Clarus and previous companies, but she also shares candid personal lessons about leadership, productivity, and the value of gaining control by letting go. 

So many great lessons on mentoring, personal growth, and how to be a good listener to become and grow as a leader. If you’re at all involved with sales automation and digital marketing, this will be even more 

Check out Clarus Designs here: https://www.clarusdesigns.com

Connect with Rachel on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachel-h-59ba677/

Check out 500 Startups where Rachel participates as a mentor: https://500.co  

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As Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for Product Strategy, Danny Allan is responsible for Veeam’s global product roadmap and strategy group, and for spearheading the company’s technology vision as the #1 provider for Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. 

Danny shares a ton of great insights into personal growth, team development, and how building products using a platform-centric approach and building outwards and upwards.  This was a fun episode that is filled with life and business lessons! 

Follow Danny on Twitter here:  https://twitter.com/DannyAllan5

Visit Veeam here:  https://vee.am/discoposse 

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