102 episodes

Conrad's podcast brings you a series of interviews with students, alumni and industry professionals from the wider Cambridge Judge Business School network to give you an insight on how the Cambridge MBA can influence your career path.

Changing Careers with Conrad Chua The Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 6 Ratings

Conrad's podcast brings you a series of interviews with students, alumni and industry professionals from the wider Cambridge Judge Business School network to give you an insight on how the Cambridge MBA can influence your career path.

    Unlocking the Potential of Green Hydrogen: Can We Make It a Reality?

    Unlocking the Potential of Green Hydrogen: Can We Make It a Reality?

    Discover the Challenges and Opportunities:
    We'll explore the potential of green hydrogen to decarbonize industries, from steel production to aviation. Learn about the technological and economic hurdles that need to be overcome for widespread adoption. Ujjwal Pandey has co-written a case on green hydrogen and we'll discuss key factors that will determine its success, including cost reduction, policy support, and technological advancements.

    • 41 min
    AI Implementation and Ethics

    AI Implementation and Ethics

    🚀 Dive into AI implementation, ethics and regulation! 🚀

    Curious about how enterprises are navigating the complex world of AI implementation? Join us for an eye-opening livestream featuring Imogen Palmer and Faisal Sultan two people at the coal face of enterprise AI implementation and regulation.

    🔍 Key Takeaways:
    1. **LLMs vs SLMs**: Understand the differences and make informed decisions.
    2. **Ethics and Regulation**: Navigate the major frameworks and ethical considerations in AI.
    3. **Supplier Questions**: What to ask when bringing in off-the-shelf AI models.

    👥 We'll also explore the roles of Chief AI Officers and AI ethicists, and discuss how companies can address anxieties around AI adoption.

    Join us to learn, ask questions, and share your experiences in how your company is handling AI implementation.

    • 40 min
    The Science of Ageing - what happens if we all live longer

    The Science of Ageing - what happens if we all live longer

    Join Us for a Deep Dive with Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan! 🧬**

    Are you ready to learn about the current science on ageing? 🌟 We're thrilled to announce our upcoming livestream with Prof. Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize-winning biologist and author of "Why We Die."

    🔍 **What You'll Learn:**
    - The science behind aging and the pivotal role of proteins in our biology.
    - Insights into groundbreaking research in gerontology and its future impact.
    - How public health advancements have changed life expectancy and what challenges remain.
    - The intersection of Silicon Valley innovation and the quest to extend human lifespan. Can we trust Silicon Valley tech bros with the keys to longevity?

    🏢 **Business of Longevity:**
    - How will companies and societies adapt to an aging workforce?
    - Strategies for employing people beyond traditional retirement age.
    - Tips for individuals to manage their careers if we’re going to live until 90 or 100.

    🌐 **Don't Miss Out!** Whether you’re a business leader, a policy maker, or just curious about the future of ageing, this livestream will provide valuable insights and practical takeaways.

    👥 **Engage with Us:**
    What do you think about the future of ageing? Do you think the person who will live to 150 is already alive today? How do you think businesses should prepare for an older workforce?

    • 39 min
    What is happening with E-Commerce?

    What is happening with E-Commerce?

    Diving Deep into the Future of E-Commerce 🚀
    📦 How are innovative models like Temu reshaping shopping globally?

    Join us for an enlightening live session with Somesh Dwivedi, Global e-Commerce Director at Essity, as we explore new e-commerce strategies and what they mean for businesses and consumers alike. In this episode, you’ll gain insights into:

    1. Innovative Business Models: Understand the mechanics behind models like Temu.
    2. Marketing and Customer Experience: How are e-commerce platforms optimizing marketing spend. How do e-commerce companies handle the ballooning costs of returns?
    3. Competitive Dynamics: A deep dive into the strategic differences between Shopify and Amazon, and the broader implications for global e-commerce players.
    4. Role of AI in e-commerce

    Whether you’re a business owner, a marketer, or simply curious about the future of shopping, this discussion will arm you with the knowledge to navigate the evolving landscape of e-commerce.

    • 42 min
    Agribusiness in Africa

    Agribusiness in Africa

    Ready to explore the future of agribusiness in Africa? Africa is not one homogenous market so join us to learn more about the nuances. Join this livestream with Micheline Ntiru, a powerhouse in sustainable ventures! 🚀

    Discover:
    1. Cutting-edge investments transforming African agribusiness.
    2. How farmers are adapting and thriving.
    3. Insights into entrepreneurship, eMobility, VC funding, and women in business.

    Be part of the conversation shaping an exciting continent's future.

    • 38 min
    AI and gender equity in the music industry

    AI and gender equity in the music industry

    Ready to dive into the fascinating world of music, AI, and gender equity? Join Mira Howard, executive at record label Snafu Records , for a livestream that pulls back the curtain on the music industry!

    Discover the inner workings of record labels and artist revenue streams. Learn why Taylor Swift re-recorded her music and how AI is revolutionizing artist discovery at Snafu. We'll also tackle the crucial topic of gender inequity in the music business and explore the impact of streaming and financialisation on the industry.

    Gain insights on:
    - The roles of record labels vs. record companies
    - How artists earn through streaming, touring, and sales
    - The use of AI in music
    - Addressing gender gaps and empowering female talent
    - The relationship between record companies, artistes and platforms like TikTok and YouTube Music

    Don't miss this chance to understand the dynamics that shape the music we love!

    What’s your take on AI's role in the future of music? Join the conversation and share your thoughts!

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Interesting people, interesting perspective

With such a diverse cohort of interviewees, this is a go to podcast to find out a little more about what’s happening in the world outside of my own little silo

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