21 episodes

Emerging Accents is a podcast about international entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders and the impact they have on the economy, technology, and science in the most innovative country of the world. The podcast covers stories of international innovators and provide them with information and resources to make them successful in the United States.

Emerging Accents Giacomo Ravo: international business podcaster

    • Business
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

Emerging Accents is a podcast about international entrepreneurs, innovators, business leaders and the impact they have on the economy, technology, and science in the most innovative country of the world. The podcast covers stories of international innovators and provide them with information and resources to make them successful in the United States.

    Launching a startup in the US market - Luca Carducci

    Launching a startup in the US market - Luca Carducci

    Luca Carducci is an Entrepreneur, Full-Stack Developer, and CEO @ Skaffolder.

    For seven years, he worked in a big enterprise company in Italy, creating big projects for banks, insurances and public ministries. This and other past experiences allowed him to quickly figure out how much time developers and companies waste building code that already exists and how difficult it is to be updated with last technologies.

    To solve this problem, Luca quit his previous job and founded Skaffolder.

    Consider Skaffolder the WordPress for developers.

    The platform enables you to define your database model, APIs and page of your web application, choose your best programming languages for frontend and backend and get the code on your GIT repository with just a few clicks.

    The code is easy to understand and completely customizable. Companies can build their own template in order to save 30% of development time and a lot of money. 

    • 24 min
    David Rodriguez: mexican entrepreneur solving big problems in the US

    David Rodriguez: mexican entrepreneur solving big problems in the US

    David Rodriguez is a serial entrepreneur from Mexico. he founded THEA, a 3D human detection and tracking AI company. Before THEA, he founded NEbo.Cloud, company that helped clients in Mexico and US close the gap between business goals and IT needs. David was selected to participate in an entrepreneurial program in the US with Tech Ranch together with other Mexican entrepreneurs.

    • 42 min
    How to get out comfort zone and accelerate professional growth with Sushni Tumu

    How to get out comfort zone and accelerate professional growth with Sushni Tumu

    Sushni Tumu is a Digital Product Manager at Snap Kitchen, focused on making eating healthy a fun, simple and effortless process. She specializes in combining business, technology, and design to create a product that is valuable, feasible and usable. Previously she was a product manager at Charles Schwab and worked on several consumer mobile products.

    • 38 min
    Learn how to build a product management career with CEO of Product School Carlos González de Villaumbrosia

    Learn how to build a product management career with CEO of Product School Carlos González de Villaumbrosia

    As CEO and Founder of Product School, Carlos leads a growing team of instructors and employees dedicated to training the next generation of product managers across 16 campuses worldwide. He is also the author of The Product Book and a frequent speaker at technology industry events.
    Carlos founded three companies in the education space and has 8 years of experience building teams and digital products in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. Prior to founding Product School, he was the lead instructor at a Bay Area technology education company, where he was responsible for curating course content and teaching product management. He also served as co-founder and CEO at Floqq (invested in by 500Startups), the biggest marketplace for online courses in Latin America, where he oversaw engineering, design and marketing efforts, including branding, product development, demand and supply generation, communications, fundraising, and international expansion.
     
    Earlier in his career, Carlos worked as a product marketing manager at Involver (acquired by Oracle), a startup that created the world’s largest social marketing platform and held positions as a software engineer and project manager for several small- and medium-sized brands.
    He earned a Computer Science Degree and a Management Engineering Degree in Spain, and a Certificate in Global Business Management and Marketing from the University of California, Berkeley. He’s fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

    • 26 min
    How to be an ally to women and minorities with Youssef Chaker

    How to be an ally to women and minorities with Youssef Chaker

    In this episode, I interviewed Youssef Chaker, founder of Bear & Giraffe, a software development firm that focuses heavily on Diversity & Inclusion. Youssef has experience working with several startups and has supported many companies in Austin as fractional CTO. In the interview, we talked about his experience moving to the US and working in the tech industry. Youssef shared how he is helping women and minorities starting careers in tech and how is planning to create an tech ecosystem where women and minorities feel comfortable working.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Tulsi Dharmarajan: why continuous learning is the key to leadership development and how women can be successful in tech

    Tulsi Dharmarajan: why continuous learning is the key to leadership development and how women can be successful in tech

    Tulsi initially moved from India to the US to work with Microsoft on a consulting project. Since then, she has had an incredible career. She has held leadership roles in product management and strategy with several startups and currently works as Senior Vice President of Product and Design at Verb Inc, a tech startup that offers a talent development platform that combines online learning with real-world practice. At Verb, the leadership team firmly believes that leadership development is the core to every organization. Tulsi is a very interesting person who has made continuous learning a priority in her life and now is working to make learning & talent development a priority for Verb’s customers. Her story is even more impressive since she is an immigrant woman and had to deal with so many challenges that both women and minorities face in the tech industry. Just take a look at the numbers to understand how hard is for women and minorities to be successful in the tech industry, we still have a lot of work to do in order to promote diversity. During the interview with Tulsi, we talked about her career experience in the US and the lessons she learned along the way. She shared great advice for young professionals that are looking to advance in their careers. Check www.emergingaccents.com for more information about Tulsi.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

The Note Guy ,

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I’m really enjoying the conversations and stories behind the success. It just shows what hard work and determination can do. Bravo!

Mircea_Austin ,

Great podcast for entrepreneurs and not only!

As a fellow immigrant and entrepreneur, I totally understand where Giacomo is coming from and I’m really happy to find such a valuable resource of information.
Highly recommended to old and new entrepreneurs as well as to anyone that wants to expand his/her horizons in this wonderful world!

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