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You’ve found us! Welcome to RIoT Underground, the place where you hear from instigators who are changing the world with disruptive technology. Our job? Pulling back the curtain. We talk to passionate disruptors about what they see, what they do, how they got to where they are, and what’s coming next. Have you ever wondered how people drive through their mistakes, learning from them, and capitalizing on them? Have you ever wondered how people find a career in tech, or start a company, or become great leaders? Do you want to hear more about people who succeed - the real stories, not just the wins we see in a highlight reel? Good - us too. And we’re going to bring that and more, here, at RIoT Underground. RIoT Underground is created and produced at RIoT Studios. RIoT produces events, conferences and educational courses around the world and runs an early-stage startup-accelerator in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our nonprofit also operates a wireless test and certification facility under the Wireless Research Center brand. Learn how to engage by visiting us at riot.org. Tune in, subscribe - join the underground. We’ll see you in the next episode. 

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You’ve found us! Welcome to RIoT Underground, the place where you hear from instigators who are changing the world with disruptive technology. Our job? Pulling back the curtain. We talk to passionate disruptors about what they see, what they do, how they got to where they are, and what’s coming next. Have you ever wondered how people drive through their mistakes, learning from them, and capitalizing on them? Have you ever wondered how people find a career in tech, or start a company, or become great leaders? Do you want to hear more about people who succeed - the real stories, not just the wins we see in a highlight reel? Good - us too. And we’re going to bring that and more, here, at RIoT Underground. RIoT Underground is created and produced at RIoT Studios. RIoT produces events, conferences and educational courses around the world and runs an early-stage startup-accelerator in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our nonprofit also operates a wireless test and certification facility under the Wireless Research Center brand. Learn how to engage by visiting us at riot.org. Tune in, subscribe - join the underground. We’ll see you in the next episode. 

    V: Growing Innovation in Eastern NC with Stefanie Keen & Brittany Smith, City of Wilson, NC

    V: Growing Innovation in Eastern NC with Stefanie Keen & Brittany Smith, City of Wilson, NC

    In this episode of the RIoT Underground, join us as we delve into the burgeoning landscape of innovation in Wilson, North Carolina. Our guests, Stefanie Keen and Brittany Smith from the City of Wilson, NC, share insights on the evolution of the City of Wilson, Greenlight, the Gig East Exchange, and the Gig East Summit.The City of Wilson was once only known for tobacco. In 2008, Wilson deployed the first community owned broadband in North Carolina. This forward thinking mindset sparked the gro...

    • 25 min
    IV: Not Your Parent's Farm or Bluetooth with Clay Hine, Business Development Manager at Nordic Semiconductor

    IV: Not Your Parent's Farm or Bluetooth with Clay Hine, Business Development Manager at Nordic Semiconductor

    While new technologies and tools have long been integral to farm management and food production, urgent concerns around food security drive the development and adoption of smart farming technologies today. Today, agriculture is embracing cutting-edge technologies like Bluetooth and the Internet of Things (IoT) to revolutionize the way we grow crops and raise livestock.In this episode, we delve into the fascinating intersection of low power wireless IoT solutions and agriculture with our guest...

    • 33 min
    III: Breaking Bureaucracy, Unconventional Paths to Government Innovation with the Information Technology team at the Town of Cary, NC

    III: Breaking Bureaucracy, Unconventional Paths to Government Innovation with the Information Technology team at the Town of Cary, NC

    The key to business is creating a solution to solve your customer’s problem. It is no different for the public sector side. Local government’s primary goal is to serve the needs and interests of the community it represents. In this episode, we explore the intersection of technology and public service with Nicole Coughlin, Chief Information Officer, Justin Sherwood, Assistant Director of IT, and Ted Urbaniak, Systems Administrator from the Town of Cary, NC. Discover how they're revolution...

    • 31 min
    II: Navigating Change, The Value Driven Pivot with Marcus Aman, Founder & CEO of Bayley

    II: Navigating Change, The Value Driven Pivot with Marcus Aman, Founder & CEO of Bayley

    Sometimes in business you have to pivot when the current strategy is not delivering the desired results. In this episode, Marcus Aman, a seasoned entrepreneur and RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) alum discusses his experiences of when he has had to pivot in launching his own business and the invaluable lessons he had learned along the way to maximize customer value and achieve success. Through real-life examples and practical advice, hear first hand how to embrace pivoting as a strategic tool f...

    • 24 min
    I: 10 Years of Smart City Evolution with Rich Erb, Executive Director at TechConnect

    I: 10 Years of Smart City Evolution with Rich Erb, Executive Director at TechConnect

    In this episode, take a look back at the past 10 years of smart city evolution, with Rich Erb, Executive Director at TechConnect. Dive into the transformative advancements that have reshaped urban landscapes worldwide. From the nascent stages of IoT integration to the flourishing ecosystem of data-driven decision-making, Rich Erb offers invaluable insights into the key milestones and challenges that have defined the smart city movement. Discover how cities have harnessed emerging technologies...

    • 27 min
    XV: RoGO's Vision of Saving Lives through Technology Innovation with Rod Goossen

    XV: RoGO's Vision of Saving Lives through Technology Innovation with Rod Goossen

    Join us as we host a thrilling conversation with Rod Goossen, founder and CEO of RoGO. Rod sheds light on the fascinating way RoGO is employing disruptive technologies to revolutionize wildland firefighting and assist first responders. Inspired by the tragic Yarnale Hillfire incident, Rod embarked on a mission to enhance situational awareness and communication among wildland firefighters. Listen in as he discusses RoGO's cutting-edge technology, offering real-time information, enabling tactic...

    • 25 min

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