67 episodes

A (mostly) tech podcast hosted by Jeff Weisbein, an entrepreneur, blogger, tech guy, marketer, and early adopter. Jeff founded BestTechie.com at the age of 13 and turned it into a successful online publication focused on technology. Each week, Jeff interviews different guests from the tech industry including founders, CEO’s, executives, journalists, and more to discuss important industry topics. New episodes released every Tuesday.

You can follow BestTechie and Jeff on Twitter:
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@jeffweisbein Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/besttechie/support

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

A (mostly) tech podcast hosted by Jeff Weisbein, an entrepreneur, blogger, tech guy, marketer, and early adopter. Jeff founded BestTechie.com at the age of 13 and turned it into a successful online publication focused on technology. Each week, Jeff interviews different guests from the tech industry including founders, CEO’s, executives, journalists, and more to discuss important industry topics. New episodes released every Tuesday.

You can follow BestTechie and Jeff on Twitter:
@besttechie
@jeffweisbein Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/besttechie/support

    The passion economy is the future of work (feat. Mike Morris)

    The passion economy is the future of work (feat. Mike Morris)

    Episode 66: We spoke with Mike Morris, CEO at Topcoder, a crowdsourcing company with a global community of designers, developers, data scientists, and competitive programmers. We discuss how to cultivate a community, the benefits of crowdsourcing, how soon until we see quantum computing at scale, and why Mike believes the gig/passion economy is the future of work. Enjoy!



    Also, a quick programming note: We’ll be taking a few weeks off from TechieBytes, but fear not, we’ll be back soon with more awesome interviews. So stay tuned and stay safe out there!



    We’re looking for new podcast sponsors, if you’re interested in sponsoring TechieBytes, please get in touch.




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    Rethinking how to sell water (feat. Mike Cessario)

    Rethinking how to sell water (feat. Mike Cessario)

    Episode 65: We spoke with Mike Cessario, Co-founder & CEO at Liquid Death, a company that helps you murder your thirst and save the environment with its canned mountain water at the same time. We discuss how important marketing is for companies selling commodities, why plastic is even more terrible for the environment than you may have realized, and how he plans to ramp up distribution. Enjoy!


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    All about apps: from promotion and customer acquisition to sending push notifications (feat. Mada Seghete)

    All about apps: from promotion and customer acquisition to sending push notifications (feat. Mada Seghete)

    Episode 64: We spoke with Mada Seghete, co-founder and Head of Market Development at Branch, a company that helps app developers increase customer acquisition, revenue, and engagement. We discuss the best ways to promote your app, whether or not  you should spend time on App Store optimization, and how to be a good corporate data citizen. Enjoy!


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    Competing in the age of AI (feat. Karim Lakhani)

    Competing in the age of AI (feat. Karim Lakhani)

    Episode 63: We spoke with Karim Lakhani, Professor at Harvard Business School and co-author of the new book: Competing In The Age of AI. We discuss how AI is disrupting all kinds of businesses, how companies should think about implementing AI, and the rise of the AI factory. Enjoy!



    More about Karim



    Karim Lakhani is the Charles E. Wilson Professor of Business Administration and the Dorothy and Michael Hintze Fellow at the Harvard Business School.  He is the founder and co-director of the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard, the principal investigator of the NASA Tournament Laboratory at the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the faculty co-founder of the Harvard Business School Digital Initiative. He specializes in technology management and innovation. His research examines crowd-based innovation models and the digital transformation of companies and industries. Lakhani is known for his pioneering scholarship on how communities and contests can be designed and managed to achieve innovative outcomes. He has partnered with NASA, Topcoder, and the Harvard Medical School to conduct field experiments on the design of crowd innovation programs. His research on digital transformation has shown the importance of data and analytics as drivers of business and operating model transformation and source of competitive advantage. He serves on the Board of Directors of Mozilla Corporation and Local Motors.


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    How to effectively manage your team during the Coronavirus pandemic (feat. Eyal Feldman)

    How to effectively manage your team during the Coronavirus pandemic (feat. Eyal Feldman)

    Episode 62: We spoke with Eyal Feldman, co-founder & CEO of Stampli, a company that makes it easier and faster to get your invoices paid. We discuss how Stampli can benefit your business, how Eyal is managing his team during the Coronavirus outbreak, and why startups should focus on the mid-market before the enterprise. Enjoy!



    More about Eyal

    Eyal Feldman, founder and CEO of Stampli, an AI-based platform that streamlines the accounts payable process and reduces the time spent chasing invoice approvals by 5X. Stampli, whose customers include Revolve, Purple Mattress, GrubHub and TechStars, processes more than $13B in invoices annually.



    Eyal has had an interesting global tech path – from getting his MBA at Solvay Brussels to working at Colgate-Palmolive uniting all subsidiaries under one SAP ERP to building the Documentum business in Israel for Ness. He is now CEO of Stampli. He has a lot to say about a non-traditional path and some great advice.


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    The future of social networks (feat. Chrys Bader)

    The future of social networks (feat. Chrys Bader)

    Episode 61: We spoke with Chrys Bader, co-founder of Ikaria, a company focused on building the next generation of social apps. Chrys was also a co-founder at Secret, a social app that encouraged anonymity which ended up shutting down in 2015 despite raising $36 million in funding. We discuss Chrys’ time at Secret and what he learned from it, what the next generation of social apps needs to consider, whether or not he would sell to Facebook, and more. Enjoy!


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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

mandywiltse ,

Great interviews, great guests!

Jeff has a great rapport with his guests and offers insightful commentary leading to thought-provoking conversations. Looking forward to new episodes. Definitely worth subscribing! 👍

3LLB33 ,

My favorite podcast

Great podcast - Jeff really connects with the people he is interviewing. It is very enjoyable to listen to and the content is terrific. I look forward to new episodes - they are always interesting and entertaining.

NinjaNate116 ,

Down since day 1

I remember Jeff from his YouTube channel Best Techie. Glad to see he’s still producing content. What great interviews with wonderful people.

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