Jim Goldman | Trava: Simplifying Cybersecurity

In this episode, we talk to Jim Goldman, CEO and co-founder of Trava.  Trava is on a mission to simplify cybersecurity for small and midsized businesses. Jim talks about his journey from academia to FBI to tech founder, how cybersecurity has evolved during his career, and our collective role in preventing cyber threats. Jordan Isaacs […]
Mitch Frazier | AgriNovus: AgTech and Indiana's Booming Agbioscience Economy

Mitch Frazier | AgriNovus: AgTech and Indiana’s Booming Agbioscience Economy

In today’s episode, we talk to Mitch Frazier, CEO at AgriNovus.  Part of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, AgriNovus is a non-profit fueling growth in Indiana’s agbioscience community. Mitch talks about his career and his leadership, the intersection of tech and agbioscience, and what the future holds for the industry.  Ting Gootee Well, welcome to […]
Paid Parental Leave in Tech

Paid Family Leave: Maternity, Paternity, and Other Parental Benefits in Tech

With open enrollment season upon us, companies are reviewing their total rewards packages and possibly reevaluating what benefits they offer. One employee benefit that has been making recent headlines for its uncertain future is paid parental leave.  Championed by the tech sector as a key employee benefit, 2022 has seen many companies significantly reduce the duration […]
Kelli Jones | Sixty8 Capital + Be Nimble: Shining a Light on the Undercapitalized

Kelli Jones | Sixty8 Capital + Be Nimble: Shining a Light on the Undercapitalized

Today we talk to Kelli Jones, co-founder of both Sixty8 Capital and the Be Nimble Foundation. Sixty8 Capital is an Indiana-based venture firm dedicated to investing in diverse communities. Be Nimble is nonprofit with the goal of advancing diversity initiatives to create fully inclusive tech ecosystems. In this episode we talk about Kelli’s journey to […]
Katie Birge | M25: The DNA of a Top Midwest Startup City

Katie Birge | M25: The DNA of a Top Midwest Startup City

Today we talk to Katie Birge, associate and head of platform at M25. M25 is an early-stage venture firm based in Chicago that invests solely in tech startups based in the Midwest with many Indiana companies in their portfolio. In this episode we talk about Katie’s journey to working in venture capital, what criteria M25 […]

Kristen Nunery | myCOI: An RV on the Road to Exceptional Employer

Today we talk to Kristen Nunery, founder and CEO at myCOI. myCOI provides companies the ability to automate insurance certificate requests and compliance. Kristen talks about the inspiration for founding the company, how they have built an award winning employee culture, and what’s on the horizon for myCOI. Roger Shuman   Hello, Kristen.   Kristen Nunery   Hey, […]

Matt Tyner | Wunderkind: The Rise of RaaS (Revenue-as-a-Service)

Today we talk to Matt Tyner, Vice-President of People Operations and GM at Wunderkind. Wunderkind helps ecommerce marketers create one-to-one customer experiences at scale through all the channels they own. In this episode, we talk about Matt’s journey into tech, how the company has evolved since its start, and what’s on the horizon for Wunderkind.   […]
Julia Regan RxLightning The Circuit

Julia Regan | RxLightning: Specialty Drug Enrollment at Lightning Speed

We talk to Julia Regan, CEO and founder of RxLightning. RxLightning is disrupting the healthcare industry by accelerating the enrollment process for specialty prescriptions. In this episode, we will talk about Julia’s motivation behind founding RxLightning, the opportunity they found in specialty enrollment, and her journey to becoming a tech leader. Jordan Isaacs Julia, it […]