40 episodes

Conversations w/ the gurus of RVA's tech scene, including start-up founders, corporate execs, and world-class engineers.

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Conversations w/ the gurus of RVA's tech scene, including start-up founders, corporate execs, and world-class engineers.

    Roundtable Talk on Product Management

    Roundtable Talk on Product Management

    With hosts Ford Prior & Julia Barnhart at CarMax 
    and Guests Susan Stavitski & Amy O'Callaghan at CarMax, Travis Bjorklund at Capital One, and Jennifer Atkins at Cix Health 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    David Der - Head of Engineering at Spring Oaks Capital

    David Der - Head of Engineering at Spring Oaks Capital

    • 28 min
    Ankit Mathur - Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Product Officer at RoundTrip

    Ankit Mathur - Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer & Chief Product Officer at RoundTrip

    Ankit has over 20 years of experience in software engineering and product development. In 2010, he built one of the first Health Information Exchanges (HIE) in the State of Virginia to connect physicians, hospitals, and federal agencies through one HIE platform.

    In 2016, Ankit co-founded Roundtrip, a digital healthcare transportation marketplace working with leading healthcare organizations across the country to remove transportation as a barrier to care. As CTO and CPO, he led both Product and Engineering initiatives building and scaling a team and product from idea to product-market fit. 

    Ankit received his Executive MBA in 2012 and Executive Masters in IT Management in 2013 from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2019, he was recognized as Richmond’s Founder of the Year and received recognition as Top 40 Under 40 in 2020.

    When he's not being customer-focused and helping grow revenues, you can find him hanging out with his two dogs, hiking, cooking, and making delicious cocktails.

    • 50 min
    Chris Busse - Chief Digital Officer at Terazo

    Chris Busse - Chief Digital Officer at Terazo

    With a passion for the ways in which technologists build solutions for people, Chris helps Terazo's clients find strategic success with their digital initiatives.
    Having worked in the IT industry for 20+ years, he recently helped launch the first public API platform for a North American bank and previously built a digital agency that provided API integration & data services for its Fortune 500 clients.

    • 57 min
    Mahwish Hamlani - Managing Director at Accenture

    Mahwish Hamlani - Managing Director at Accenture

    Mahwish has over 13 years of experience in leading and delivering large, complex technical and business programs for Accenture's commercial and federal clients. Her goal is to help their clients pivot to the New by implementing emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles, Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, robotic process automation (RPA), blockchain, analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI). 

    In addition, she leads several Inclusion & Diversity initiatives within the firm and the recipient of 2019 Washington DC Women in Technology Leadership Award.

    Mahwish is a mother of two young children and enjoys the opportunity to discuss how to achieve work/life balance. 

    • 1 hr
    Tech Round Up

    Tech Round Up

    In this episode, our Co-Hosts, Julia Barnhart and Ford Prior, sat down with three technologists in the Richmond area to discuss the current trends in technology. This panel includes Andrea Goulet, Scott Ford, and Greg Patrick. 

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Great Talks Sure To Be Had

Ford is among the best conversationalist any interviewee or listener is likely to meet. I look forward to hearing his tech talks.

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Awesome!

Great quality, great questions, great quests.

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Good local content

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