Welcome to the GOAT Factory podcast where we speak with some of the greatest minds about creative problem solving in their company culture. In each episode, we demystify the word innovation by revealing people, processes, and products in and around it. In each episode, we demystify the word innovation by revealing the people, processes, and products in and around it. Oat Foundry is an engineering design firm from Philadelphia, PA with a mission to Build Cool Stuff. We're best known for our Split Flap Displays, but our work doesn't end there. We're pushing the limits of innovation and learning from the best minds in art, business, and technology to help us get there. Visit us at www.oatfoundry.com to learn more.
008 Daniel Golik, COO & Co-Founder of Chill-N
Mark speaks with Daniel Golik, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Chill-N Nitrogen Ice Cream based in Pinecrest, Florida. Daniel discovered an innovative chilling, or Chill-N, process that uses nitrogen to serve made-to-order cups and cones. After years of pairing the right elements together, Chill-N is now a powerful compound franchising throughout the state of Florida.
007 John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic
In episode 007, Mark speaks with John Thornton, CEO of Astrobotic - an incredibly innovative company focused on delivering affordable space robotics tech and executing planetary missions. From his early days as lead engineer for his Carnegie Mellon buggy team to leading Astrobotic in booking three lunar missions with NASA and SpaceX, John has lived President Kennedy’s “Moon Shot” definition - literally and figuratively.
006 Rosie Mattio, CEO, Mattio Communications
005: Nicole Brown, Chief Commercial Officer of Open Book Extracts
Nicole is the Chief Commercial Officer of Open Book Extracts - a wholesale producer of full and broad-spectrum CBD oil, CBD isolates, and a number of other incredible and rare products derived from environmentally-friendly and sustainably grown hemp. After cutting her teeth with brands like LVMH and Sheseido, Nicole helped grow the social mapping service CityMaps through its acquisition to TripAdvisor, where she later led the Biz Dev and Partnerships team. Nicole now pulls from her experience in both the Wine and Spirits AND the beauty sector to further Open Book Extracts offerings as a leading wholesale producer of CBD oil.
004: Vince Kadlubek, Meow Wolf Founder and Director
003: Leah Lizarondo, Founder, Food Rescue Hero
Really enjoy this peek behind the curtain of what drives top leaders — is innovation a tangible thing to aspire towards? ...or is it a byproduct of having the right people processes and products around you? Mark is a great host, too! 🐐🐐🐐
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Mark and the Goat Factory podcast bring such great guests on in a variety of fields that really dig into and provide great insights into product dev, entrepreneurship and innovation! Each episode is engaging and so different!