19 episodes

"Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel will take you on a hot-air balloon ride exploring the whimsy and caprice of enterprise software marchitecture sales. https://softwareinblue.com

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"Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel will take you on a hot-air balloon ride exploring the whimsy and caprice of enterprise software marchitecture sales. https://softwareinblue.com

    Episode 18 | Gaurav Gupta, GP Lightspeed Venture Partners | Former VP Product @ Elastic and Splunk

    Episode 18 | Gaurav Gupta, GP Lightspeed Venture Partners | Former VP Product @ Elastic and Splunk

    Episode #18 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!


    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Gaurav Gupta, General Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners where's led investments into notable tech companies such as Grafana Labs, Clickhouse, Hasura and others. Before joining Lightspeed, Gaurav was VP of Product at Elastic and Splunk.


    Gaurav goes pretty deep into what it's like to move into the Venture Capital space, and his process for how he decides to invest in a founder/company and how that varies at the different company stages (Seed, Series A, Series B). Also he gives us some real talk on the current state of the VC world during the current pull back.


    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!


    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue


    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:


    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg


    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125


    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2


    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue


    Links mentioned in the episode:


    Facebook slashes eng hiring plans by 30%: https://ground.news/article/meta-slashes-hiring-plans-girds-for-fierce-headwinds_02b3f1

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 17 | Noelle Silver, Partner AI & Analytics at IBM | CEO AI Leadership Institute

    Episode 17 | Noelle Silver, Partner AI & Analytics at IBM | CEO AI Leadership Institute

    Episode #17 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!


    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Noelle Silver, Partner of AI & Analytics at IBM. Noelle has previously held executive roles at NPR, and Microsoft after beginning her career as a developer and Solution Architect at Amazon, Pivotal, and Red Hat. Noelle is also the founder and CEO of the AI Leadership Institute. Noelle spends some time in this episode talking about how to get more women into the Solution Architect career path and then we dive into ethical issues in AI.


    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!


    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue


    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:


    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg


    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125


    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2


    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue


    Links mentioned in the episode:


    AI and the Future of Work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRk-F8xCeWM


    Latinas from the block to the boardroom podcast with Noelle: https://pod.link/1468973539/episode/645bc0a76581937ec19485a31a4e563e

    • 54 min
    Episode 16 | Michael Russell, VP Architecture and Innovation @ Mutual of America

    Episode 16 | Michael Russell, VP Architecture and Innovation @ Mutual of America

    Episode #16 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!


    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Mike Russell, Vice President and Head of Architecture and Innovation at Mutual of America Financial Group. If you don't know what the role of an Enterprise Architect is, come listen and find out how they pick vendors based on the "personality of the buying company". Such an interesting concept and one we hadn't heard described this way before.


    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!


    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue


    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:


    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg


    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125


    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2


    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    • 49 min
    Episode 15 | Tota Mukherjee, Customer Success Manager @ Twilio | Toll Brothers 10K Breakdown

    Episode 15 | Tota Mukherjee, Customer Success Manager @ Twilio | Toll Brothers 10K Breakdown

    Episode #15 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!


    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Tota Mukherjee, a Senior Customer Success Manager at Twilio and former owner and CEO of Soldsie.  Tota joins us for a 10K Breakdown of the large home builder Toll Brothers and then we have a great discussion about the Customer Success role and the value it brings to enterprise sales teams.


    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!


    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue


    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue


    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:


    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg


    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125


    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2


    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue


    Links mentioned in the episode:


    Jeff Lawsons Book: https://www.amazon.com/Ask-Your-Developer-Software-Developers/dp/0063018292


    The Line in Saudi Arabia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Line,_Saudi_Arabia

    • 57 min
    Episode 14 | Monica Sarbu, Founder/CEO @ xata.io Serverless Database | Female Founders and VCs

    Episode 14 | Monica Sarbu, Founder/CEO @ xata.io Serverless Database | Female Founders and VCs

    Episode #14 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by our former Elastic colleague Monica Sarbu, Founder and CEO of xata.io, a modern serverless database meant to make life very easy for developers. 

    Monica tells us about the vision for her new database company which recently raised a $30M Series A funding round. We also talk with her about her leadership style, how to hire and promote more women in tech, and we also learn about her own VC investing and the companies she's helping to build through that path as well. She recently invested in https://tactic.fyi and https://www.wander.com and plans to help them be successful as well.

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    Links mentioned in the episode:

    Monica's new company Xata: https://xata.io

    Xata's $30M Series A announcement: https://xata.io/blog/xata-series-a-announcement

    Monica's previous organization for mentoring Women Tupu: https://tupu.io

    Wander, a high-end airbnb competitor: https://www.wander.com

    Tactic, a specialized search engine for outbound sales management and CRM: https://tactic.fyi

    • 53 min
    Episode 13 | Matthew Callahan, Creative Director VaynerNFT | All about NFTs

    Episode 13 | Matthew Callahan, Creative Director VaynerNFT | All about NFTs

    Episode #13 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by bestie guestie host Forrest Colyer (an AWS Blockchain Specialist) and Matthew Callahan, Creative Director at VaynerNFT to dive deep into the world and future of NFTs.

    Tune in for some fun stories about recent VaynerNFT projects and also about Matt's side hustles Bad Christmas Movie Bingo boardgame and Bad Christmas Ornaments NFTs that he minted.

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    Links mentioned in the episode:

    Bad Christmas Movie Bingo: https://www.badchristmasmoviebingo.com

    Bad Christmas Ornaments NFTs: https://opensea.io/collection/bad-christmas-ornaments-nft

    NFT Rug Pull Scam Arrests: https://www.theverge.com/2022/3/24/22995107/us-arrest-charges-crypto-nft-rug-pull-frosties-ethan-nguyen-andre-llacuna

    Cara Delevingne sells Vagina NFT: https://www.out.com/celebs/2021/5/12/cara-delevingne-selling-nft-her-vagina-donating-profits

    • 52 min

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