Investor and Global Citizen, Patrick Tsang interviews some of the most influential people worldwide, who generously share their insights on their road to success. In this casual 60-minute video conversation, guests share their experiences during the Coronavirus lockdown, how they have risen from past failures, how they have turned a bad situation into something positive, their life ethos, and their #1 advice for younger audiences. Coproduced by Decentric Media.
Asil Attar: CEO and Top 100 powerful Woman | Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Asil Attar, CEO of Lead Associates, experienced with over 28 years in fashion and retail business strategy within global markets. Asil shares how her upbringing as an Iraqi in Britain has influenced her decisions and values and book and movie cultural moments, which have structured her perspectives. Asil has been the CEO of several multi-million-dollar businesses throughout her career and transforms the industry with her drive and innovative strategies. Asil speaks about her role to empower women as the first female CEO for leading groups in the Middle East and the importance of business leaders diversifying their workforce. Additionally, Asil explains the importance of ensuring a positive social impact through her businesses. From her successful and innovative strategies, Asil has earned recognition and been awarded many achievements including, Forbes ME putting her as the top 100 most Influential Arab Women, 2018, and Top 200 most powerful Arab Women, 2014. In addition, arabian business awarded her Top Female CEO Kuwait, 2018, and top 100 powerful women, 2012.
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Adam Cheyer: Revolutionizing Apple and Creating Change| Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Adam Cheyer, founding member of Apple's Siri, Change.org, Viv Labs, and Sentient. From growing up in Massachusetts, graduating from UCLA's School of Engineering with a master's degree, to successfully founding multiple startups, Adam has gained many lessons and remarkable experiences to share. As an award-winning magician, Adam speaks about the connection between his love for magic, entrepreneurship, and inventing. Before selling Siri to Apple, Adam was the Chief Architect of CALO/PAL, the U.S. government's largest funded AI project. From there, Adam created and co-founded Siri, the virtual assistant that revolutionized and differentiated Apple. He shares how Siri started as its own app and, through persuasion from Steve Jobs to sell, became today's phenomenon. During his work with Apple, Adam reminiscences over memories he had working with Steve Jobs and the impact. Moreover, he talks about founding Change.org, the world's largest petition platform, and how the process was carried out. Additionally, Adam explains developing Viv Labs, a personal assistant software, sold to Samsung. In addition, Adam has authored more than 60 publications and 38 patents.
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Courtney Fingar: Leading in Journalism | Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Courtney Fingar, editor-in-chief of Investment Monitor, with over 20 years of experience in journalism. Courtney goes in-depth about her childhood and influencing factors as a young woman guiding her towards journalism. She expands on opportunities and working abroad in London following university. Before her work in Investment Monitor, Courtney was the head of content for Financial Times fDi Magazine in its associated data division fDi Intelligence. Throughout her career in journalism, she had opportunities to interview political and business leaders and cover business stories in over 80 countries. She shares lessons and insight gained from her memorable experience reporting on the ground in Iraq. She is also a popular panelist, moderator, and keynote speaker at worldwide economic and investment events. As well, she has appeared on television and radio in many countries. As a strong female figure in journalism, Courtney is passionate about mentoring young women and is a strong female leader to learn from.
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Nick Watson: Impact through Inclusive Racing | Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Nick Watson, founder of Team AngelWolf, a non profit foundation in Dubai created to encourage inclusion of people with disabilities and for society to embrace their own health. Nick speaks about his upbringing in sports and doing races, and how this influenced his work. With a passion to help people, Nick has worked in sports therapy and personal training. The journey to Team AngelWolf began when Nick and his wife had their son, Rio. At 6 months old, Rio had seizures and after a few years, he was diagnosed with a rare chromosome condition which makes simple movements a challenge. Additionally, Nick shares how a health scare he had motivated him to do an Ironman triathlon. After this experience, Nick discovered the impact of inclusive racing and did a race with his son, Rio, and they have participated in hundreds of races since with the entire family joining, as well. This led to Nick and his wife starting Team AngelWolf in 2016. As a father of 2 children, Nick speaks about the importance and influence his family has on the business. He provides lessons he learned from his work and advice to parents and leaders. In addition to his work in Team AngelWolf and as a father, Nick is an ex-Royal Marine and an inspirational speaker.
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Marcus Smith: Making People Better at Life | Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Marcus Smith, entrepreneur, extreme athlete & coach, and motivational speaker. Marcus shares lessons gained from his childhood experiences of going to boarding school and navigating differences in cultures. When growing up, Marcus was in an active environment and was surrounded by sports. This led to his work in the sporting goods industry in Adidas and Nike prior to starting his own business in Dubai, Innerfight, a health and performance company founded in 2008. Marcus speaks about how his passion of “making people better at life” and inspiration from attending a sales training event pushed him to be an entrepreneur. Marcus expands on Innerfight’s slogan “Show no weakness” and the inspirational meaning behind it. From facing a life-changing and near-death experience in 2018, Marcus used this event to help him in coaching at Innerfight. As a believer in mental and physical challenges, Marcus has completed numerous challenges and marathons. In addition, Marcus is a former professional rugby player.
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Caleb Carr: Empowering Entrepreneurs | Anything is Possible with Patrick Tsang
Patrick Tsang interviews Caleb Carr, President and CEO of Vita Inclinata Technologies, a company that works to develop new technology for Rescue Helicopters and Construction Cranes. His achievements in Vita Inclinata Technologies include being in Forbes 30 under 30 for the Manufacturing and Industry category, Titan 100 CEO winner, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Desert Mountain Region, and opening the bell at NASDAQ. In this interview, Caleb shares his life-changing events as a search and rescue tech and how they inspired the start of Vita Inclinata Technologies. Caleb attended law school while starting Vita Inclinata, which has challenged work-life balance and Caleb shares his advice to young entrepreneurs. Caleb is a Litigator in The Unemployment Law Project, which provides low-cost representation and free advice and counsel to people in Washington State who have been denied unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged. Caleb is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, where he is responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate level business courses in innovation, start-up development, business law and entrepreneurship. He is the Chairman Of The Board Of Directors for The Ideation Foundation and is responsible for all activities such as fundraising, programming, international and national relations, media relations, and donor support. In addition to his work, Caleb is a Volunteer Firefighter for the Bennett-Watkins Fire Rescue.
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