September 14th, 2018 | Season 4 | 33 mins 42 secs
army, chicago, education, marines, navy, software development, technology, veterans
A Chicago coding bootcamp teaching veterans to code. Rod Levy comes on to talk about his journey starting up this non-profit, how they get funding and placing these veterans in jobs after they graduate.
Jimmy Huber, Infotech CEO & IT Rockstar talks about security, growth and the rise of the mobile worker
September 7th, 2018 | Season 4 | 49 mins 17 secs
business, interview, technology
Central Illinois IT Solutions Firm Infotech has been in an explosive growth mode over the last several years and We've been lucky enough to talk to Jimmy Huber, the founder and CEO many times on the show. Today we learn whats been happening over the last year and a half - what they are looking into and providing clients - and as always a bunch of wisdom about starting and running a business.
May 5th, 2017 | Season 3 | 44 mins 40 secs
education, interview, startup, technology
This edtech startup has raised over 10 million dollars and has worked with over 80k students ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. They do this through personalized learning and empowering teachers to transform their classrooms with differentiated instruction. Luke is the CTO and Blake the director of engineering, join us to talk about the technology and process and partnerships that make eSpark so successful.
April 28th, 2017 | Season 3 | 57 mins 12 secs
design, interview, marketing, technology
This week Derek joins us to discuss hiring for his company Clique, how he manages his family life when he cant "shut off" and we talk about how Clique has become one of the best teams to work for in Chicago, and whats next now that they have reached that goal.
April 21st, 2017 | Season 3 | 46 mins 16 secs
design, interview, startup, technology
Ava St. Claire comes on the show to talk about starting up The Moonrose Agency and the challenges she has faced as a minority in technology. We talk about the difficulties of the business side of small business, why she has a psychic on staff and the many awesome things Ava is working on with Moonrose.
April 6th, 2017 | Season 3 | 55 mins 6 secs
interview, media, startup, technology
Corey Haines is the CTO and CoFounder of Hearken, a company with the small mission of making the media more transparent by boosting readers engagement during the reporting process.
September 8th, 2016 | Season 2 | 41 mins 23 secs
Brent Williams joins us this week to talk about what he is doing to assist people looking to switch careers, or if you are coming out of college and looking to join a really good company. What do you look for, how do you get in the door? Listen to the full episode now.
September 1st, 2016 | Season 2 | 48 mins 41 secs
interview, manufacturing, startup, technology
Mike Moceri joins us this week to talk about his 3d printing business, how he got into it and why he came up with MakerOS, a platform for 3d printing businesses. If you're like me and think 3d printing is all about widgets, listen as Mike talks about the real world applications 3d printing is being used for today.
August 25th, 2016 | Season 2 | 30 mins 36 secs
This week we focus a little more on the tech side of things and discuss code reviews with Shara Miller. Shara is an Engineer at a leading advertising agency here in Chicago, and has many years of experience working on the web.
August 18th, 2016 | Season 2 | 42 mins 28 secs
business, interview, technology
Jimmy is back after 12 months and shares all the new things going on at Infotech Solutions. We also talk about his new venture, becoming the "Wireless Guy" in his local community. New offices, new VP, new clients, new employees and a new baby coming soon too.