14 episodes

Into the Singleverse, a podcast hosted by Raj Verma, CEO of SingleStore explores how data is changing our world and shaping the future. Join Raj and top leaders from business, academia, sports, philanthropy, and more to discuss the incredible impact of real-time data for the 21st century and beyond. If you’re looking to deepen your understanding of tech and its everyday applications and gain a competitive advantage, this is the podcast for you.

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Into the Singleverse, a podcast hosted by Raj Verma, CEO of SingleStore explores how data is changing our world and shaping the future. Join Raj and top leaders from business, academia, sports, philanthropy, and more to discuss the incredible impact of real-time data for the 21st century and beyond. If you’re looking to deepen your understanding of tech and its everyday applications and gain a competitive advantage, this is the podcast for you.

    Into the SingleVerse: Media and Machines: Nick Thompson on the Intersection of Journalism and AI (Part 2)

    Into the SingleVerse: Media and Machines: Nick Thompson on the Intersection of Journalism and AI (Part 2)

    We know that AI is going to transform the world. However, as with any new innovative technology, there are challenges we will have to overcome. How do we ameliorate AI bias, misinformation, and other ethical issues that may arise in this new era?
    Join Raj as he engages in a captivating conversation with Nick Thompson – CEO of The Atlantic, author, entrepreneur and thought leader on all things tech – examining and addressing ethical AI issues and how different sectors are approaching these challenges.
    Learn more about Nick’s perspective for a greater understanding of AI ethics, governance, economics, and the future of democracy.
    Links Connect with Nick: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholasxthompson/
    Visit Nick's website: https://www.nickthompson.com/
    Visit the The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/
    Connect with Raj: https://www.rajverma.com/
    Visit SingleStore: https://www.singlestore.com/

    • 23 min
    Into the SingleVerse: Media and Machines: Nick Thompson on the Intersection of Journalism and AI (Part 1)

    Into the SingleVerse: Media and Machines: Nick Thompson on the Intersection of Journalism and AI (Part 1)

    In an era where having accurate information is paramount, new tech innovations are reshaping how we perceive and consume news. How will AI influence and impact journalism and the media? 
     
    Join Raj in a captivating conversation with Nick Thompson – CEO of The Atlantic, author, entrepreneur and thought leader on all things tech – as they discuss how AI is revolutionizing the flow and dissemination of information.
     
    Learn more about Nick’s perspective on the evolving landscape of technology and media, and the intricate challenges and opportunities the industry is facing with the rise of AI.
     
    Links
    Connect with Nick: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholasxthompson/
    Visit Nick's website: https://www.nickthompson.com/
    Visit the The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/
    Connect with Raj: https://www.rajverma.com/
    Visit SingleStore: https://www.singlestore.com/

    • 24 min
    Harnessing Technology to Benefit Society, with Van Jones, CNN political Commentator, CEO of Dream Machine

    Harnessing Technology to Benefit Society, with Van Jones, CNN political Commentator, CEO of Dream Machine

    Tech innovations have the power to transform our world. But how can we focus technology to help everyone?
    In our kickoff episode of season two of Into the Singleverse, Raj sits down with Van Jones, an activist, CNN political commentator, and world-class changemaker.
    Listen to Van share his story of how growing up in a rural community in Tennessee inspired him to dedicate his life to activism and how his foundation, Dream Machine, is using AI to drive for social change. 

    • 36 min
    An Inside Look at Insight with Lonne Jaffe & Teddie Wardi

    An Inside Look at Insight with Lonne Jaffe & Teddie Wardi

    This week, Raj welcomes Lonne Jaffe and Teddie Wardi. Lonne and Teddie are managing directors at Insight Partners, one of the most active global venture capital and private equity firms. Having come up through the tech world themselves as operators and founders, Lonne and Teddie provide unique perspectives on what investors look for in startup founders and leadership teams. Tune in to hear them discuss the top mistakes entrepreneurs make when pitching VCs, the difference between thinking like an operator versus an investor, and what single quality they look for above all else when evaluating a potential investment. The two also give their hot takes on the hype around generative AI and share insights into the future of the technology from an investor’s point of view. Whether you’re an aspiring founder or just interested in how VCs think, this episode offers rare access to the minds of two managing directors at the top firm, Insight Partners.About Lonne Jaffe: Lonne is a technology enthusiast who started his journey with a Commodore VIC-20 computer at age 4. He grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, and attended the local public schools until junior high school. He then went to Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, where he learned computer programming. He graduated from Harvard with both undergraduate and graduate degrees and interned at Microsoft during the summers. Lonne joined Insight Partners in 2017 as a managing director, after serving as the CEO of an Insight portfolio company, now called Precisely (formerly known as Syncsort), a global leader in data integrity software for over 12,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Lonne’s earlier career involved serving as the senior vice president of corporate strategy at CA Technologies and spending 13 years at IBM. At IBM, he was vice president of strategy for a multi-billion-dollar IBM software division and before that the director of mergers & acquisitions for another IBM software division, where he led a number of sizable software acquisitions. Previously, he was director of IBM’s software solutions business catering to the healthcare, life sciences, government, and education industries. At Insight, Lonne has been working in the deeper tech domains of applied artificial intelligence software, data and machine learning infrastructure software, healthcare software, fintech software, cybersecurity software, software development tooling, and some frontier tech areas like quantum computing.About Teddie Wardi: Teddie joined Insight in 2017 and focuses on high-growth software and internet companies. Teddie works with several Insight portfolio companies and helps lead new investments across both Enterprise and SMB software. Prior to joining Insight, Teddie was a Partner at Atomico, one of the largest European venture funds based in London. He sourced and led multiple growth investments in SaaS companies, being active at both the board and company level supporting rapid growth and international expansion. Previously Teddie worked at Dawn Capital, a SaaS focused early stage fund based in London, where he sourced and led investments in Automile and Showpad among others. Before moving to venture investing, Teddie was the co-founder and CTO of Nervogrid, a leading cloud service marketplace platform. Nervogrid was acquired by ALSO, Europe’s largest IT distributor that is listed on the Swiss stock exchange. Teddie holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.Sc. from Aalto University in Helsinki, where he focused on Finance and Computer Science.

    • 43 min
    Leading a Tech Giant with Vulnerability: Raj Verma’s Conversation with Ravi Kumar S

    Leading a Tech Giant with Vulnerability: Raj Verma’s Conversation with Ravi Kumar S

    What does it take to lead one of the world's largest technology companies into the future? Raj sits down with his longtime friend Ravi Kumar S, CEO of Cognizant, for an inside look at his leadership journey. Tracing his early days as a nuclear scientist in India to ascending Cognizant's ranks to become CEO, Ravi shares the triumphs and challenges that shaped his vision for delivering innovative solutions while empowering 350,000 employees. From grassroots innovation to generative AI's promise and pitfalls, Ravi offers wisdom on fostering an entrepreneurial culture, the integration of emerging tech, and vulnerable leadership. Tune in for an uplifting and insightful chat between two industry titans at the helm of building a better future powered by technology and human ingenuity.

    • 47 min
    Visionary to Venture Capitalist: Vinod Khosla’s Technology Journey

    Visionary to Venture Capitalist: Vinod Khosla’s Technology Journey

    This week on Into The Singleverse, host Raj Verma is joined by pioneering entrepreneur and investor Vinod Khosla. Vinod is the founder of Khosla Ventures, where he focuses on investing in bold technology ideas that can disrupt massive industries. He was previously a co-founder of Daisy Systems and founding CEO of Sun Microsystems, where he pioneered open systems and commercial RISC processors. Vinod is not just a successful entrepreneur and investor. At his core, he is a mentor and advisor driven by a desire to create positive change through technology. He has a passion for empowering entrepreneurs and believes business can be a force for good. On the show, Raj and Vinod will discuss Vinod's journey from electrical engineer to legendary Silicon Valley investor, his guiding principles for spotting winning startups, and his vision for using technology to tackle society's biggest challenges. Tune in for an inspiring conversation with one of tech's most influential personalities.

    • 36 min

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