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Discover the latest information on 'what's hot' in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business |

Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday's at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday's 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.

The Silicon Valley Insider Show with Keith Koo Guardian Insight Group

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Discover the latest information on 'what's hot' in the digital world, best practices and big concepts for innovation, disruption and pivoting in the Silicon Valley. Features: Innovation | Cyber Risk & Security | Bitcoin & Blockchain | Cross - Border Business |

Silicon Valley Insider airs Friday's at 1:00 pm on AM 1220 KDOW and Saturday's 10:00 am 860 AM KTRB The Answer in the Silicon Valley / San Francisco Bay Area.

    Dr. Andrew Kim on his new book ”Culture for the Left-Brained Leader”

    Dr. Andrew Kim on his new book ”Culture for the Left-Brained Leader”

    Peter Drucker once said “Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast” which means that no matter what you try, the culture of your organization will always determine the outcome of your future. On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is Dr. Andrew Kim, author of the new book “Culture for the Left-Brained Leader: Strategy, Tactics and Implementation for Transformative Results" which debuted at number one on Amazon for business strategy. Hear Andrew’s story how he ran into barriers scaling his dental practice which led to pivoting his team’s culture in order to achieve his goals and objectives. Hear more about Andrew and his book “Culture for the Left-Brained Leader” by tuning into Silicon Valley Insider.


    "Culture for the Left-Brained Leader" is currently #1 on Amazon in multiple categories: Business Teams, Organizational Change & Business Operations 


     


    About Andrew:


    Dr. Andrew YJ Kim is the co-founder of Culture ’n Strategy, an advisory firm that helps scale-ups and fast-growing companies navigate their growth journey.  He specializes in a synchronized approach to strategy and culture, a complex intersection between two advanced topics that few can navigate.  


    More information about Andrew can be found at https://cultureleftbrainleader.com/


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    • 39 min
    Tina Guo: The Grammy Nominated Wonder Woman of Music, Social Media & Entrepreneurship

    Tina Guo: The Grammy Nominated Wonder Woman of Music, Social Media & Entrepreneurship

    Want to meet a real “Wonder Woman”? On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s special guest is rock star and Grammy nominee Tina Guo. Tina has performed in over 30 Hollywood movies and composed, produced and performed on the Wonder Woman soundtrack. Tina is a virtuoso in classic and electric cello and is an innovator.


    During the show:


    Tina discusses her latest innovation “Robo-Guo” a method of using A.I. to record all of her cello notes and selling them to studios. Is this the future of music?

    Gives us a peek into her new album "Dies Irae" https://www.amazon.com/Dies-Irae-Tina-Guo/dp/B097YHLNCW

    Shares insight into how she became a social media influencer with hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram, Youtube and Facebook.


    More information about Tina can be found at https://tinaguo.com/


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    • 40 min
    Steve Cadigan, Talent Hacker on his new book "Workquake - The Case for a Human-Centric Future of Work"

    Steve Cadigan, Talent Hacker on his new book "Workquake - The Case for a Human-Centric Future of Work"

    On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s returning guest is Steve Cadigan, first Chief Human Resources Officer of LinkedIn who will discuss his new book “Workquake – the Case for a Human-Centric Future of Work”. In the aftermath of the pandemic there has been a shift in how employers and employees think about work. Steve discusses how the whole concept of work is changing and how corporations need to adapt to a human-centric model before getting unexpectedly left behind. Don’t miss this important discussion on the future of work.


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    • 41 min
    Chatri Sityodtong, CEO of a Silicon Valley backed Unicorn & Star of the Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition

    Chatri Sityodtong, CEO of a Silicon Valley backed Unicorn & Star of the Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition

    On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is Chatri Sityodtong founder, Chairman and CEO of One Championship, Asia’s largest global sports media company. Chatri will discuss his rags to riches story with his family losing everything during the Asian financial crisis to becoming the CEO of billion dollar Silicon Valley unicorn backed by Sequoia Capital & Temasek. Chatri will also discuss what it’s like to be the star of the Asian Apprentice, which debuted as the number 1 streaming show in Asia. Tune into Silicon Valley Insider this week with Keith Koo to learn more.


    For more information on Chatri Sityodtong:


    https://chatrisityodtong.com/blog/entrepreneurship/the-apprentice-one-championship-edition/


    For more information on ONE Championship:


    https://www.onefc.com/


     


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    • 40 min
    Music Unchained with Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder & CEO of Kena.ai

    Music Unchained with Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder & CEO of Kena.ai

    On this episode of Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Preetham Vishwanatha, Founder and CEO of Kena.ai


    Preetham shares his early history learning violin at a young age as both an academic and religious experience. After a very successful career as a technology executive and innovator Preetham turned his focus towards his passions for technology and music leading to the start of Kena.ai.


    Keith and Preetham discuss how Kena.ai is disrupting how people can learn to play music using A.I, and how the platform can be used to do music genre “mashups” such as heavy metal mixed with classical.


     


    More about Preetham:


    He is an executive leader in AI with 25+ years in hi-tech, research and startups. His expertise involves areas of Computational Creativity, Musical Acoustics, Computational Linguistics, Reinforcement Learning, Complex Dynamical Systems and Game theoretical models. At Kena, Preetham is building a Music Neural Graph through Artificial Intelligence with applications in Musicology, Compositions and Learning. He is also an avid guitar player and composes songs at leisure.


    In the past 25 years, he has built large-scale machine intelligence platforms for evidence-driven decision-making in Ed-tech, Ad-tech, commerce exchanges, retail demand chain solutions, and cloud-based analytics domains.


    Linked In: https://linkedin.com/in/vvpreetham


    To find out more about Kena.ai:


    https://kena.ai


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    • 40 min
    PR Legend Bill Imada, Founder & CCO of IW Group on "Leaning In and Making Change"

    PR Legend Bill Imada, Founder & CCO of IW Group on "Leaning In and Making Change"

    On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider, Keith Koo’s guest is P.R. legend Bill Imada, founder, chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer of I.W. Group, a multicultural marketing agency based out of Los Angeles and that has served such brands as Coca-Cola, Lexus, General Motors and HBO. Hear Bill’s story about his humble beginnings which led to transforming into a P.R. giant. Bill also talks about how top brands have discovered the huge importance of multi-cultural marketing and how they leverage these techniques worldwide. 


    More about Bill Imada:


    https://iwgroup.agency/


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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

tonyvlam ,

Insightful and Genuine Conversations

Keith does a great job in bringing guests with genuine conversations that hit home. Every podcast that I have listened to, I’ve been able to takeaway an advice and incorporate it in my own business. It’s great to get insights and advice from top tech executives that he brings onto the show.

Shindler1 ,

Informative and Relevant

Hosting a radio show is not easy, asYou have to be engaging, knowledgeable, informative and relevant. Keith is focused on who he brings onto the show and keeps a strong variety. Great listening and highly recommended!

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Great work, Keith!

Keith Koo does a great job in analyzing and discussing real, topical tech, cultural, and other issues and trends through genuine conversations with notable tech business and thought leaders around Silicon Valley.

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