In today's business ecosystem, knowing how to maximize your technology investments is incalculable. Each week, join Ben DeBow, the founder of Fortified and the innovative architect of global mission-critical enterprise data platforms, as he speaks with trailblazers that have unlocked the way to create and show the value of technological initiatives while transforming business. If you’re looking to measure success through technology, this is the podcast for you, Tech(e)valuation with Ben DeBow from Forbes Books.
e12 p2 : Peter Evans, CEO of Xtract One
In the second half of their conversation, Peter Evans explains how he built Xtract One into an industry leader in AI security. He shares insights on assembling an innovative team and culture focused on leveraging technology to solve problems. Peter discusses his philosophy of humans solving complex challenges while AI handles routine tasks. He and Ben explore striking the right balance between human ingenuity and AI capabilities. They agree the future lies in combining the strengths of both. Stay tuned to learn how a tech leader built his company into an AI powerhouse while keeping people front and center. Hear how human-AI teamwork is transforming physical security.
e12 p1 : Peter Evans, CEO of Xtract One
How is artificial intelligence transforming threat detection and physical security? Peter Evans, CEO of Xtract One Technologies, joins Ben to discuss leveraging AI and machine learning to analyze threats in real-time. They'll explore the limitations of legacy security systems, proactive vs. reactive threat alerting, and the future of AI for workplace safety. Tune in for insights from an innovator on how AI and data will fundamentally improve security.
e11 p2 : Aviv Ben-Yosef, Tech Executive Consultant, Speaker and Author
Ben wraps up his talk with Tech Executive Consultant, Speaker, and Author, Aviv Ben-Yosef, In part two, Aviv shares his approach to helping clients identify what matters most to drive their business forward. He explains his process for getting to the heart of an organization's challenges and goals, and how he then advises them on transforming their technology strategy. They also discuss the inspiration behind Aviv's two books. The Tech Executive Operating System provides a blueprint for aligning engineering with business objectives. Capitalizing Your Technology to Disrupt and Dominate Your Markets offers concrete strategies to turn your tech from a cost center into a strategic asset. Aviv shares key insights from his books, including how to think beyond short-term gains and build an engineering culture focused on long-term market leadership. He talks about common mindset shifts needed to unlock an engineering team's full disruptive potential. Tune in to gain invaluable perspective from Aviv on how leaders can transform their technology strategy to compete and win in the modern digital landscape.
e11 p1 : Aviv Ben-Yosef, Tech Executive Consultant, Speaker and Author
In today's rapid-fire world of tech innovation, how do you build and lead an engineering team that can outpace the competition? Ben's guest this week, Aviv Ben-Yosef, has made it his mission to help tech executives do just that. Aviv is an advisor, coach, and consultant to organizations worldwide on creating world-class engineering cultures capable of disrupting markets. His clients range from scrappy startups to Fortune 100 companies. In their conversation, Aviv shares his insights on transforming engineering teams from cost centers into strategic assets. We discuss tangible ways leaders can inspire excellence and harness talent to drive innovation. Aviv also talks about common pitfalls he sees - and how to avoid them. With his diverse experience advising everyone from founders to Fortune 500 CEOs, Aviv provides valuable perspective on aligning your tech strategy with your business strategy. Tune in to gain key insights you can apply to build an unstoppable engineering team.
e10 p2 : Wendy Zacchio, Enterprise Chief Information Officer, Zelis Healthcare
Ben wraps up his conversation with Wendy Zacchio, the Enterprise CIO at Zelis Healthcare, and learn how she keeps things simple in a highly complex healthcare industry. Wendy explains how she applies the principles of simplicity, clarity, and focus to her technology strategy and execution. She also shares how she balances the need to stay on top of the latest technologies with the need to deliver value to the business and the customers. Wendy reveals some of the technologies that she is currently exploring and experimenting with, such as artificial intelligence. This episode is full of wisdom and inspiration from one of the most successful and visionary leaders in healthcare technology. Don’t miss it!
e10 p1 : Wendy Zacchio, Enterprise Chief Information Officer, Zelis Healthcare
In this episode of Tech (e)Valuation, Ben talks to Wendy Zacchio, the Enterprise CIO at Zelis Healthcare, about how she drives innovation and value creation in a complex and dynamic industry. Wendy shares her insights on how to align technology with business goals, how to foster a culture of collaboration and agility, and how to leverage data and analytics to optimize performance and outcomes. She also reveals some of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for healthcare technology in the post-pandemic era. Whether you are a healthcare professional, a technology enthusiast, or a curious listener, you will find this episode inspiring and informative. Tune in and discover how Wendy Zacchio is transforming the healthcare financial experience with technology.