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San Francisco-based comedian Alexis Gay interviews influential folks from tech, media, business and beyond about everything except their resumes. Who are the people building, funding, and running the tech companies shaping our daily lives? And like, has [INFLUENTIAL PERSON] ever kept a plant alive? Is [VERY IMPRESSIVE FOUNDER] actually afraid of the dark? What was [STALWART OF VC TWITTER] known for in high school? Tune into Non-Technical with Alexis Gay to find out.

Non-Technical Alexis Gay

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 69 Ratings

San Francisco-based comedian Alexis Gay interviews influential folks from tech, media, business and beyond about everything except their resumes. Who are the people building, funding, and running the tech companies shaping our daily lives? And like, has [INFLUENTIAL PERSON] ever kept a plant alive? Is [VERY IMPRESSIVE FOUNDER] actually afraid of the dark? What was [STALWART OF VC TWITTER] known for in high school? Tune into Non-Technical with Alexis Gay to find out.

    76. Jason Yanowitz (Co-Founder, Blockworks) is getting fitted and going to Abilene

    76. Jason Yanowitz (Co-Founder, Blockworks) is getting fitted and going to Abilene

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Jason Yanowitz, Co-founder of Blockworks. They talk about “obscure meats,” the Abilene effect, Ross from Friends, laughing on 2x, planification, and absolutely RIPPING sushi.
    You can find Jason on Twitter at twitter.com/JasonYanowitz and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode is sponsored by Betts Recruiting! If you’re a high-performing professional looking for your next opportunity, it’s time to become a Betts Connect Community member. Apply to join Betts’ exclusive network, and if you’re accepted, those tech startups will reach out to YOU. Apply now for your exclusive lifetime membership at bettsrecruiting.com/nontechnical

    • 43 min
    75. Deena Shakir (Partner, Lux Capital) is finally out of Stevia stealth mode

    75. Deena Shakir (Partner, Lux Capital) is finally out of Stevia stealth mode

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Deena Shakir, Partner at Lux Capital. They talk about quarterly visits to Disneyland, long-distance AIM-ing, Paw Patrol LIVE!!!, stevia schlepping, and ironic skinny jeans. 
    You can find Deena on Twitter at twitter.com/deenashakir and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode is sponsored by Betts Recruiting! If you’re a high-performing professional looking for your next opportunity, it’s time to become a Betts Connect Community member. Apply to join Betts’ exclusive network, and if you’re accepted, those tech startups will reach out to YOU. Apply now for your exclusive lifetime membership at bettsrecruiting.com/nontechnical

    • 46 min
    74. Daniel Lippman (Reporter, Politico) has a (broken) bone to pick with honeysuckles

    74. Daniel Lippman (Reporter, Politico) has a (broken) bone to pick with honeysuckles

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Daniel Lippman, a reporter covering the White House and Washington for Politico. They talk about secondhand pet peeves, medaling in Croquet, Man v. Honeysuckle, 3:30 AM wakeup calls, and boarding school "Night Golf."
    You can find Daniel on Twitter at twitter.com/dlippman and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode is sponsored by Betts Recruiting! If you’re a high-performing professional looking for your next opportunity, it’s time to become a Betts Connect Community member. Apply to join Betts’ exclusive network, and if you’re accepted, those tech startups will reach out to YOU. Apply now for your exclusive lifetime membership at bettsrecruiting.com/nontechnical

    • 43 min
    73. Leah Solivan (Founder, TaskRabbit) is fully prepared to organize these roly polies

    73. Leah Solivan (Founder, TaskRabbit) is fully prepared to organize these roly polies

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Leah Solivan, Founder of TaskRabbit and General Partner at FUEL Capital. They talk about boxing chaos, planking in Vegas (?), an 18-minute Star Wars tour de FORCE, “Bad Moms,” avoiding airplane altercations, and murder mystery (family) dinner theatre.
    You can find Leah on Twitter at twitter.com/labunleashed and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode is sponsored by Betts Recruiting! If you’re a high-performing professional looking for your next opportunity, it’s time to become a Betts Connect Community member. Apply to join Betts’ exclusive network, and if you’re accepted, those tech startups will reach out to YOU. Apply now for your exclusive lifetime membership at bettsrecruiting.com/nontechnical

    • 44 min
    72. Brian Murray (Partner, Craft Ventures & Co-Founder, Cabal) refuses to be manipulated by art

    72. Brian Murray (Partner, Craft Ventures & Co-Founder, Cabal) refuses to be manipulated by art

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Brian Murray, Partner & COO at Craft Ventures and Co-Founder of Cabal. They talk about Soccer Dads, austerity measures for coffee, having four daughters, BWGs (you know it when you see it), occasioning upon some fellows, and the Steve Martin/Macklemore remix we’ve all been waiting for.
    You can find Brian on Twitter at twitter.com/murr and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode is sponsored by Betts Recruiting! If you’re a high-performing professional looking for your next opportunity, it’s time to become a Betts Connect Community member. Apply to join Betts’ exclusive network, and if you’re accepted, those tech startups will reach out to YOU. Apply now for your exclusive lifetime membership at bettsrecruiting.com/nontechnical

    • 42 min
    71. Liz Fosslien (Author and Head of Content, Humu) is trailblazing the great indoors

    71. Liz Fosslien (Author and Head of Content, Humu) is trailblazing the great indoors

    This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Liz Fosslien, Author and Head of Content at Humu. They talk about driving with CONFIDENCE, microwave chefery, Work From Bed, L*na Bars, postmeridian smells, and the best therapy session of all-time.
    You can find Liz on Twitter at twitter.com/fosslien and Alexis at twitter.com/yayalexisgay or instagram.com/yayalexisgay and twitter.com/NonTechnicalPod.
    This episode of Non-Technical is brought to you by the 2022 Community-Led Summit: a 3-day virtual event for builders and leaders in community-led companies. You can register (for free!) for the 2022 Community-Led Summit happening May 24th through May 26th at www.communityled.com/summit.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Mixakoatlh ,

I don’t use the word hero very often…

Alexis has created my favorite podcast. I have listened to every single episode and I am enchanted by it. I hope we get hundreds of episodes more!

I don’t think is an exaggeration when I say that Alexis is the greatest hero in American history (podcast edition).

My only wish is that she starts a new episode format just with Q&A. We need her opinion on many things!

Cheers!

PodcastGoose ,

Great vibes

Came for Alexis, stayed for Alexis! Love the energy of this podcast. Unique, funny and makes me wish I was in the room with them. Can’t wait to listen to more.

Emily Liu Espinoza ,

The voice of a generation

Alexis is by far my favorite podcaster. I have listened to many voices and I believe she has a natural talent to make genuine conversations. I hope she continues to make content until I drop dead. Best regards from Taiwan!

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