My SoulTeam platform is on a mission to help tech professionals find the right company for them to work for. On this podcast, I invite leaders of local Vancouver tech companies where they share their story and vision and answer questions to help you understand their leadership style, goals, motivations, and what culture their company has. Why did they start their company? What problems are they trying to solve now? What makes them different from others? How do they support internal growth? What do they do to improve diversity and inclusion at their company? And many more...
Aequilibrium, Adrian Moise (#11)
Adrian is the founder and CEO of a local digital design and software development studio Aequilibrium. We talk about prioritizing the values fit when hiring, using VR technology to improve collaboration, the importance of the learning mindset, and much more.
Company profile on My SoulTeam: https://mysoulteam.com/companies/aequilibrium
Company website: https://aequilibrium.com
Klue, Jason Smith (#10)
Jason is the founder and CEO of a local tech startup Klue. We talk about choosing the venture capital route and its pros and cons, the importance of trust, the challenges of unlimited vacation policies, the intensity and expectations of working at a startup, and much more.
Company profile on My SoulTeam: https://mysoulteam.com/companies/klue
Company website: https://www.klue.com
TTT Studios, Chris Hobbs (#9)
Chris is the president and co-founder of a local agency TTT Studios. We talk about his fascination for different countries and cultures, learning first business lessons early on, staying competitive and ignoring the price wars, using a complex scorecard to evaluate potential clients, and how they are checking for culture fit during the interview process, and much more.
Charitable Impact, John Bromley (#8)
John is the CEO and founder of a local tech startup in the charitable giving space Charitable Impact. We talk about the importance of understanding what you do and don’t like doing, the decline of charitable giving in Canada, the lack of education on the culture of giving, as a whole, the importance of not getting distracted by the candidate’s passion for the cause and not forgetting to evaluate the technical skills, and much more.
HotelFurniture.com, Danna Dunnage (#7)
Danna is the CEO of a local hotel furniture platform HotelFurniture.com. We talk about Danna's career path going through the ranks, the value of defining company values together as a team, learning from mistakes and experiments, and the importance of understanding your own self and how you can do it, and much more.
Company website: https://www.hotelfurniture.com
Predictive Index: https://www.predictiveindex.com
Beatdapp, Andrew Batey (#6)
Andrew is the Co-CEO of a local music blockchain startup Beatdapp. We talk about Andrew's life full of entrepreneurial ventures and experiments, growing up in a military family while being a rebel, buying a struggling restaurant in Los Angeles and running it for 12 years, getting inspired by Tony Hsieh from Zappos and publishing their annual culture book, and much more.
Company website: https://beatdapp.com/
Culture Book: https://bit.ly/beatdapp-culturebook-vol2