25 episodes

At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. Lisa Thee investigates the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on Lisa's future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. She digs into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next! Podcast sponsored by Launch Consulting: launchconsulting.comABOUT THE HOST, LISA THEE. Lisa leads Launch Consulting's Data for Good practice, helping the world's most innovative healthcare, technology, and gaming companies to accomplish some very ambitious goals such as improving digital safety, anti-toxicity, upskilling programs for diverse populations, and applying AI/machine learning for innovation in healthcare. Lisa founded a safety focused software start-up - one which helped scale a leading Cybersecurity AI company to a $40M valuation, and she serves on the Board of Directors for 3 Strands Global Foundation and the Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy. Lisa was named to the Top 100 Human Trafficking and Slavery Disruptors List, and has a TEDx talk coming in 2021 on the topic of "Using AI to disrupt Human Trafficking in the Digital Age."

Navigating Forward The Human Impact Studio

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At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. Lisa Thee investigates the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on Lisa's future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. She digs into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next! Podcast sponsored by Launch Consulting: launchconsulting.comABOUT THE HOST, LISA THEE. Lisa leads Launch Consulting's Data for Good practice, helping the world's most innovative healthcare, technology, and gaming companies to accomplish some very ambitious goals such as improving digital safety, anti-toxicity, upskilling programs for diverse populations, and applying AI/machine learning for innovation in healthcare. Lisa founded a safety focused software start-up - one which helped scale a leading Cybersecurity AI company to a $40M valuation, and she serves on the Board of Directors for 3 Strands Global Foundation and the Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy. Lisa was named to the Top 100 Human Trafficking and Slavery Disruptors List, and has a TEDx talk coming in 2021 on the topic of "Using AI to disrupt Human Trafficking in the Digital Age."

    AI Innovation in Healthcare: BeekeeperAI's Dr. Michael Blum

    AI Innovation in Healthcare: BeekeeperAI's Dr. Michael Blum

    On this episode of Navigating Forward, host Lisa Thee sits down with Dr. Michael Blum, Chief Digital Transformation Officer at the UCSF Center for Digital Healthcare Innovation, and Founding CEO of BeekeeperAI. Lisa and Dr. Blum discuss the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning in healthcare to enhance our health and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Blum also shares how his medical expertise and background in engineering led to BeekeeperAI - a secure collaboration platform for algorithm owners and data stewards that will accelerate AI Innovation in Healthcare and the future of precision medicine.

    Navigating Forward podcast is brought to you by Launch Consulting. www.launchconsulting.com

    BeekeeperAI: www.beekeeperai.com

    • 34 min
    Launch Consulting and Navigating Forward Present Navigating Together: Forging the Future in Customer Experience

    Launch Consulting and Navigating Forward Present Navigating Together: Forging the Future in Customer Experience

    Launch Consulting guest hosts Sandra Niehaus and Neil Crist sit down with Chris Enslin, President of Eyefinity, and Charlie Biegel, Chief Operations Officer of Eyefinity on this episode: Forging the Future in Customer Experience. 

    Eyefinity is a proven leader in the eye care industry. But the eye care industry, like much of healthcare, is built on outdated tech. Eyefinity set out to reimagine the eye care experience for millions of patients through innovative, modern technology. On this episode, we explore Eyefinity's challenges and success in navigating change, and learn firsthand what working alongside Launch Consulting to forge a seamless and satisfying customer experience is like.

    Alongside industry leaders, we share conversations on the challenges and innovations that come out with disruption, and real world examples of successful change. Presented by Launch Consulting and Navigating Forward, this is Navigating Together.

    • 37 min
    Navigating Data Science: Sadie St. Lawrence

    Navigating Data Science: Sadie St. Lawrence

    On this week's episode, Lisa Thee sits down with Sadie St. Lawrence, the founder and CEO of Women in Data. As a Coursera instructor, Sadie has trained over 300,000 people in data science, and she has led multiple analytic transformations in corporate America and beyond.

    Listen as Lisa and Sadie St. Lawrence discuss Sadie's unique path to leadership in the field of data science, the future of AI, and the importance of building community.

    Women in Data is an international nonprofit that is connecting the world of data scientists to each other, to expand the impact that we can all have.  www.womenindata.org


    ABOUT THE PODCAST
    At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. We investigate the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. We dig into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next!

    Sponsored by Launch Consulting
    Navigators in the Age of Transformation | launchconsulting.com

    • 32 min
    Navigating Information Security: Matthew Rosenquist

    Navigating Information Security: Matthew Rosenquist

    Matthew Rosenquist is an industry-recognized pragmatic, passionate, and innovative CISO and strategic security expert with 30 years of experience. On this episode, Matthew talks about cybersecurity and the challenges it comes with. In addition, Matthew highlights the fast moving cryptocurrency market along with the pros and cons of this new digital currency. Matthew shares some personal stories when it relates to cybersecurity attacks as well as countries that have dealt with similar issues. Listen all the way through for more information on how to “Keep Up With Matt”.

    ABOUT THE PODCAST
    At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. We investigate the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. We dig into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next!

    Sponsored by Launch Consulting
    Navigators in the Age of Transformation | launchconsulting.com

    • 49 min
    Navigating Data Science & Machine Learning: Sree Pillia

    Navigating Data Science & Machine Learning: Sree Pillia

    On this episode of Navigating Forward, we sit down with Launch's Director of Data Engineering & Data Science, Sree Pillai. Sree has been acknowledged for his work in Computer Science and received awards for the implementation of Oracle technologies around the world. Sree takes pride in making the invisible, visible and solving complex problems in a creative fashion. Listen closely for advice on the importance of keeping an open mind in a rapidly changing society, as well as tips on navigating the challenges these changes may create. Keep up with Sree Pillai on LinkedIn!

    ABOUT THE PODCAST
    At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. We investigate the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. We dig into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next!

    Sponsored by Launch Consulting
    Navigators in the Age of Transformation | launchconsulting.com

    • 11 min
    Navigating Apex Experiences: Mark Hadland

    Navigating Apex Experiences: Mark Hadland

    On today’s episode Mark Hadland, Founder/CEO of Level11 (now part of Launch Consulting's Apex Experiences group) sits down and talks about his success as an entrepreneur, along with the importance of risk taking an innovation. The Seattle native comes from a corporate background and started on the entrepreneurial path later into his career. Throughout the episode, Mark highlights how Disney and Carnival Cruises now elevate transactions into an interaction that you will remember for a lifetime. In addition to the business insights, Mark Hadland expresses how steward leadership is vital to a company’s success. Keep listening for some “out-of-office” stories on how Mark Hadland recharges and conquers the tasks ahead.


    ABOUT THE PODCAST
    At the crossroads of uncertainty & opportunity, how do you Navigate Forward? This podcast focuses on making smart choices in a rapidly changing world. We investigate the challenges of being at a crossroads (societal, business, & personal) and finding the opportunities that arise out of disruption. Listen in on future-forward conversations with the brightest luminaries, movers, and shakers. We dig into topics such as elevating the human experience, evolution of business, workforce of the future, and fascinating technologies powering the age of digital transformation. Let’s Navigate Forward together and create what’s next!

    Sponsored by Launch Consulting
    Navigators in the Age of Transformation | launchconsulting.com

    • 33 min

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After listening to one episode I was hooked. The guests that Lisa invites are fantastic and I love the dialogue. Definitely recommend checking out this podcast if you’re considering something new to listen to!

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