Tech Leaders Talk podcast

Ernst Pelser

The Tech Leaders Talk podcast is about technology leaders and geeks having a relaxed fireside conversation about technology, leadership and their journeys of becoming technology leaders.

Want to get a deeper insight into how technology leaders operate, what makes them tick and the companies they work for, then this podcast is for you.

E5: Kelsey Hightower on Tech Leaders Talk show
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In the Tech Leaders Talk show, we chat with Rick Hall, CEO of Aginity. We chat about why data analytics is important within a business and how to get started with data analytics within your business. We also discuss why it is important to enable non technical staff to use data analytics to drive data backed decisions within an organisation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Mar 24

47 min 14 sec

In this show we chat with Fernando Gamallo who is an expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Fernando helps us understand how to start implementing AI within your business to drive business outcomes. Fernando was featured in the Forbes Magazine in Mexico for his work in AI. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jan 16

40 min 25 sec

In this episode we chat with Errol Doebler, former Navy Seal and FBI agent. We chat about Errol's journey through the Navy Seals and FBI and into his latest obsession, Leader193.  Errol shares how his experiences in the Navy Seals and FBI have shaped his leadership styles and how he's helping businesses improve leadership and overall company performance. Errol shares his thoughts on leadership in the technology space and what improvements can be made in this space. We chat about his book called "The Process, Art and science of leadership.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2020

22 min 12 sec

In this episode we chat with Errol Doebler, former Navy Seal and FBI agent. We chat about Errol's journey through the Navy Seals and FBI and into his latest obsession, Leader193.  Errol shares how his experiences in the Navy Seals and FBI have shaped his leadership styles and how he's helping businesses improve leadership and overall company performance. Errol shares his thoughts on leadership in the technology space and what improvements can be made in this space. We chat about his book called "The Process, Art and science of leadership.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2020

23 min 2 sec

In this show, we chat with Dinesh Aggarwal about why so many organisations fail in basic security practices and what they can do to improve their overall security practices. We chat about why it is important to get the board engaged in security and how to present cybersecurity to the board. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jul 2020

26 min 41 sec

In episode 9 of Tech Leaders Talk, we chat with Murray Goldschmidt. Murray is the COO of Sense of Security.  In this episode you'll learn: 4.30 - how covid-19 is affecting cyber security 8.50 - the importance of encryption capabilities 12.40 - how a pandemic could change the future of security 16.00 - tips for businesses setting up remote workplaces Keywords covid19, cybersecurity, cyber security, remote working, it security, malware, security training, security awareness training. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

May 2020

26 min 14 sec

In this episode we speak with Miray Tayfun. We talk about how the idea of Vivoo started. We also chat about how Miray started with technology and her journey as an entrepreneur. ‍Miray Tayfun is the co-founder and the CEO of Vivoo, an application based on urine data that delivers personal advice to the individual for a healthier lifestyle. Miray has completed undergraduate studies in Bioengineering and has graduated from Stanford postgraduate programs specializing in Go-to-Market Strategies as well as Diet and Gene Expression. Miray has previously founded companies in medical diagnostics, smart homes, and smart co-living spaces. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Apr 2020

23 min 44 sec

Today’s guest is the Winner of the 2018 Laureate Here for Good Award and the 2019 Australian Financial Review's Top 100 Women of Influence. Although she suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, this has not stopped her and she is the first person in the world with a physical disability to receive the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award.  We talk about how technology can help with creating better inclusion, how Melanie uses her disability for innovation and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Feb 2020

30 min 50 sec

In this episode of Tech Leaders Talk we chat with Vijay Solanki about how marketing and technology fit together. We also chat about his time at Shazam, Dove and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jan 2020

45 min 54 sec

We chat with Kelsey Hightower from Google about his journey in technology, his thoughts about Kubernetes and all things open source. Kelsey is the main author of Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive Into the Future of Infrastructure. Only here on the Tech Lea See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Dec 2019

38 min 50 sec

We chat with Dhipa Lee and talk about her role in technology and cybersecurity. Dhipa Lee has over 20 years experience in the IT and cybersecurity space working for like Dimension Data and Deutsche Bank. She’s also an author of a book called “Written” and the founder of the “Woman in IT” circle. In this episode, you will learn Dhipa talks about when she was young and how she ended up in the UK. Dhipa talks about how she ended up in technology We learn where Dhipa's passion for supporting woman in technology comes from Woman in IT and Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) We talk about Dhipa's book. Hear how Dhipa takes a tough time in her life and changes it to something really positive. Additional resources Dhipa Lee’s LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/dhipa-lee/ Link to Dhipa’s book website (Written) : www.dalee.co.uk Favourite authors: George Orwell, Gary Zukav & Seth Godin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2019

41 min 32 sec

Peter Auhl received feedback from Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson for being a disruptive innovator. Peter is the 2019 Digital Innovator of the year, 2017 CEO magazine National CIO of the Year and One of the top 5 CIOs in AsiaPAC 2016. He was responsible for the 10 Gig Rollout for the City of Adelaide to help kickstart investment in Adelaide. In this show, we talk more about the Adelaide 10 Gig project, smart cities, woman in technology and much more. What you'll hear in this show 02:24 - Learn About Peter’s background growing up. 06:20 - Peter talks about mentors in his life. 09:00 - Developing a career plan 14:00 - Learn who Claire is and how she helped shape the Adelaide 10 Gig project. Peter discusses how the Adelaide 10 Gig project used design thinking to help drive outcomes. 18:30 - Learn about Peter’s interest in smart cities 25:00 - Peter talks about “The government getting out of the way”, what it means and how it came about. 38:30 - Peter talks about women in technology and equality. 50:42 - Peter talks about Dyslexia Additional Resources Peter Auhl’s LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-auhl-8068408/ Peter Auhl’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/AuhlPeter CIO magazine article about Peter Auhl - https://www.cio.com.au/article/633313/sharing-stories-cio50-22-peter-auhl-city-adelaide/ Smart Cities World article about City of Adelaide 10 Gig project - https://www.smartcitiesworld.net/connectivity/connectivity/adelaide-trials-smart-city-tech Adelaide to host Australian-first trial of intelligent street lights - https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-26/intelligent-led-street-light-trial-australian-first-for-adelaide/7445362 The Gift of Dyslexia See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Nov 2019

58 min 42 sec

About our guest Mark has been in the technology space for over 23 years. He very strong background in the media space, having worked for companies like Deals Direct, Fairfax Digital, Fairfax media and most recently Domain Group. Mark is very people focussed and has a great sense of humour. He was also a finalist of Talent unleashed Awards 2017 in the “Most Disruptive Technology or Digital Leader” category. In this episode, you will learn 02:24 - Learn about how Mark got into technology 04:17 - Mark tells a funny story on how he ended up in Sydney 05:37 - Mark talks about how he ended up in media and how progressed through his career 10:10 - How can a new leader cope with the change from technical to people leadership and how companies let employees down during their transition to leadership. 11:05 - Listen to an entertaining story on how Domain uses podcasting internally. 14:46 - Building trust with your team 16:50 - How to not hate your job 23:37 - How to kill the blame culture 27:06 - How to enable people to work on innovation projects 38:03 - Woman in technology See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2019

43 min 58 sec

About Brett Fenton Brett started his life as a research scientist working in uranium chemistry. He quickly moved into technology, working for Netregistry until the company was sold. Brett is now an executive director at Arq group. Brett is very people focussed which becomes very apparent during the podcast. In this episode, you will learn 03:24 - Learn more about Arq Group and Brett’s role at Arq Group 04:05 - Learn why Brett moved from research to technology 09:38 - Learn how Arq group uses podcasting internally and how Brett like communicating with the team. 15:12 - Brett tells how a tragic event helped shape the way he thinks as a leader. 17:46 - Building trust with your team 21:40 - Creating and implementing a strategy 26:35 - How Brett like to communicate with this team through various channels 31:46 - Learn how Brett uses books to help with team building 42:00 - What advice would you give your 20 years younger self? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Oct 2019

40 min 9 sec