Ep. 16: Peter Kuperman, CEO of Hatch Coding

Ep. 16: Peter Kuperman, CEO of Hatch Coding

Peter Kuperman is CEO and Founder at Hatch Coding. He started coding when he was nine and now, he is working to spread that passion to over 40,000 students. Hatch believes that students learn better through hands-on-activities, that is why they offer an awesome library of over 600 projects that students can choose from. 

Tune in this week to hear about Peter’s time spent studying alongside Elon Musk, working with Jeff Johnson, and his advice for young entrepreneurs.

Ep. 15: Mano Kulasingam, Founder of Digiflare

Ep. 15: Mano Kulasingam, Founder of Digiflare

Mano Kulasingam is a visionary tech-entrepreneur. His last venture, Digiflare, was focused on helping media companies deliver ground-breaking video service. Mano was pivotal in growing Digiflare to a company with over 120 employees. Through the 10 years that Mano dedicated to this company, Digiflare’s impressive client roster grew to include Disney, NBC, CNN, HBO and Sony, and more.

Tune in to hear about Mano’s journey finding product-market-fit, the lessons he learned through the process, and his advice on how to cultivate a resilient culture.

Ep. 14: Brian Burkhart, Founder of SquarePlanet

Ep. 14: Brian Burkhart, Founder of SquarePlanet

Brian Burkhart is founder of SquarePlanet, which was named an Inc. 5000 company in 2018. A sought after keynote speaker, he works with some of the world’s leading brands, including Google, Red Bull, Amazon, Northern Trust, McDonalds,and more. In addition to his extensive experience, Brian is an adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University’s prestigious Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Brian’s first book, Stand for Something: The Power of Building A Brand People Authentically Love, is an Amazon #1 bestseller in several business categories.

Check out this week’s episode to hear about Brian’s journey building Square Planet, and why he always chooses love over hate through practicing gratitude.

Ep. 13: Dr. Saikat Chaudhuri, Wharton Professor and Executive Director at Mack Institute for Innovation Management

Ep. 13: Dr. Saikat Chaudhuri, Wharton Professor and Executive Director at Mack Institute for Innovation Management

Dr. Saikat Chaudhuri is the Executive Director of the Mack Institute for Innovation Management, as well as a Professor at the Wharton School of Business. Much of his research has focused on understanding operational drivers in innovation-focused acquisitions, and investigating the implications of R&D outsourcing projects. 

In this episode, Dr. Chaudhuri discusses how Covid-19 wil impact outsourcing and M&A operations, as well as how industries like airlines can better handle the pandemic-related turbulence.

Ep. 11: Dr. Gad Allon, Professor of Operations at Wharton

Ep. 11: Dr. Gad Allon, Professor of Operations at Wharton

Dr. Gad Allon is a Professor of Operations and Decisions, at the Wharton School of Business. Recently, Dr. Allon has done some fascinating work looking at gig economies, as well as information and competition models. His articles have appeared in leading journals, including Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and Operations Research.

Tune in this week to hear about how the gig-economy will evolve in a post COVID world, why supply chains probably won’t change much, and how we can become more resilient to black swan events.