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[Interview] Liz Bywater, PhD, President Of Bywater Consulting 

Author of "Slow Down to Speed Up: Lead, Succeed, and Thrive in a 24/7 World" Liz Bywater, PhD, is a strategic advisor to the C-suite, working at the intersection of business and psychology. We speak to her about her approach to helping clients.

[Interview] Jason and Jodi Womack, Authors of “Get Momentum”

Husband and wife team Jason Womack and Jodi Womack recently launched their first co-authored book, "Get Momentum: How to Start When You're Stuck". We speak to them to get their thoughts behind the book.

[Interview] Benjamin Yee of EMERGE App

For a two-year-old startup with just under two dozen employees working around the world, Benjamin Yee's EMERGE online inventory app punches well above its weight in the software industry.
business strategy expert Dr Chuck Bamford

[Interview] Dr. Chuck Bamford, Author, Educator, And Founder Of Bamford Associates, LLC

We chat with Dr. Chuck Bamford, a business strategy expert who've provided battle-tested methods for executives to put winning strategy in place in their own organizations and to stand out in their own industries.

[Interview] Rhonda Scharf, Author Of “Alexa Is Stealing Your Job”

We sit down with Rhonda Scharf, author of "Alexa Is Stealing Your Job" to discuss what entrepreneurs and professionals might be missing about AI, where humans have the upper hand, and how AI will influence our work in the future.
Michael Fillios

[Interview] Michael C. Fillios, Author Of “Tech Debt 2.0™: How To Future Proof Your Small...

Michael C. Fillios, author of “Tech Debt 2.0™: How to Future Proof Your Small Business and Improve Your Tech Bottom Line” shares his insights about the role of technology-related debt to the future viability of small and medium-sized businesses.

[Interview] Omar L. Harris, Author Of “Leader Board”

Omar L. Harris is passionate about leading teams, high- performance coaching, and inspiring more people to adopt the servant leader mindset. We speak to Harris about building a high-powered team.

[Interview] Yan Phun, Founder of FlickEvents

Mike Foong (@mikefoong) of theITChannel interviews Yan Phun, founder of Singapore-based startup FlickEvents. FlickEvents is a "one-stop" online event management platform that helps event organizers manage their events.

The Case For Web-Based Mobile Apps – An Interview With UR Mobile

As small businesses increasingly look towards mobile applications as a marketing strategy to reach their customers, we ask Luke Lightfoot of UR Mobile why they think web-based mobile applications are better than native ones.

[Interview] RIM Eyes Southeast Asia’s Developer Scene

During the recent launch of Blackberry 7 OS in Singapore, Research In Motion (RIM) executives had shared that Southeast Asia was a potential hotbed of application developers with whom they were keen to work with. We took the opportunity to speak to Sarim Aziz, RIM's Team Lead for Developer Relations and ask more about the company's interest in the burgeoning developer ecosystem in this region.

[Interview] Neil Patel: Investor, Entrepreneur & Blogger Extraordinaire

Kristen Bradley sits down with Neil Patel - former top 100 blogger (a feat he achieved at the age of 21), investor, consultant and the co-founder of KISSmetrics - and finds out what he has been up to.

[Interview] Felena Hanson, Owner of Hera Hub, Biggest Female Coworking Company

Coworking spaces are popping up all over in every city, but not every one is built specifically for women. Ashley Ward speaks to entrepreneur and female inspiration Felena Hanson has taken this need and created a space for women to develop their business dreams in the comfort of a spa-like environment, Hera Hub.

[Interview] QlikView’s Donald Farmer On Gamifying The Workplace

We managed to catch the renown data scientist Donald Farmer,QlikView’s VP for Product Marketing, for a quick chat about gamification at the workplace.

[Interview] Found: A New Found Startup

We ask founder Danny Tan of Singapore-based Found what's the deal with its new mobile location-based check-in app.

[Interview] Hitachi Data Systems’ Hu Yoshida On Startups And Storage Virtualization

We grab Hubert Yoshida, chief technology officer of Hitachi Data Systems, for a quick chat about storage virtualization and how trends around it would affect technology startups.
PSB Academy

[Interview] PSB Academy: Up-Skilling In A New Learning Economy

One of the winners at the fourth edition of the JobsCentral Learning Training & Education Development (T.E.D) Awards was PSB Academy. We speak to them about up-skilling and re-skilling in the new learning era.

[Interview] Tony Saldanha, Author of ‘Why Digital Transformations Fail: The Surprising Disciplines of How...

In the book, "Why Digital Transformations Fail: The Surprising Disciplines of How to Take Off and Stay Ahead", expert consultant and digital transformation veteran Tony Saldanha provides all the steps and examples you need to embark on a successful digital transformation. We sit down with him for his views on digital transformation.

[INTERVIEW] David Mimran, Director Of The Mimran Group

Serial entrepreneur David Mimran has an impressive CV. We catch up with the director of The Mimran Group for a chat on what he’s up to now and what his near-term plans include.

[Interview] Meet Dr. Ryan Shelton Of South Beach Skin Lab

Dr. Ryan Shelton was dispassioned by skincare products that were out on the market. And he did something to change it.

A Conversation With John Bradberry, Author Of 6 Secrets To Startup Success (Part II)

Here is part two of a three-part interview with John Bradberry, the author of “6 Secrets to Startup Success”, about how passionate entrepreneurs can channel their energies and focus into the right areas, as well as what to avoid, to improve their chances of success.

[Interview] Bill Michelon On Why He Became A Serial Entrepreneur

Bill Michelon is well known in business circles as a savvy media buyer with a keen interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. We sat down with him to discover what makes him tick.

[INTERVIEW] How LaMar Van Dusen, Founder Of Phoenix Management, Wants To Help Entrepreneurs Grow...

Despite the services offered by companies like Phoenix Management, too many small businesses and entrepreneurs either don’t know or are reluctant to tap into outside experts who can help, according to LaMar Van Dusen.

[Interview] Lockboxer CEO: You Don’t Need A Technical Co-Founder To Start A Web Business

We had the chance to ask Jenny Morehead, CEO of startup Lockboxer.com, some questions about starting up.

[Interview] Epirot Ludvik Nekaj, Founder And CEO Of Crowdsourcing Week, On Crowdsourcing

We grab Epirot Ludvik Nekaj (pictured above), the founder And CEO Of Crowdsourcing Week, for a quick chat about where crowdsourcing is headed in the coming years for Asia.

[Interview] William Ammerman, Author Of ‘The Invisible Brand: Marketing In The Age Of Automation, Big...

Thought leader and renowned technologist William Ammerman, author of "The Invisible Brand: Marketing in the Age Of Automation, Big Data, and Machine Learning", shares with us his insights about the intersection of AI, marketing, and business.

[INTERVIEW] Ryan Nivakoff, Life Coach

We interview Ryan Nivakoff, who shares how and why he started a professional life-coaching business and how this career enables him to travel the world.

[Interview] Foldees.com Founder Chak Onn

We're introducing a whole new series of video interviews with startup entrepreneurs, and we kick it off with an interview with Lau Chak Onn, founder of Malaysia-based online greeting cards startup Foldees.com.

[Interview] Wootfood

Mike Foong (@mikefoong) of theITChannel interviews TJ Tee, managing director of Malaysia-based startup Wootfood.

[Interview] Imaginary Friends Studios (Is More Real Than You Think)

You're unlikely to have heard of Singapore-based creative agency Imaginary Friends Studios - unless you're in the fields of film, games or animation. They've done work for games developer Square Enix, Sony Online Entertainment, DC Comics, and publisher Random House amongst many others, and this year they celebrate their eighth year in the industry.
Joseph A. Michelli

[Interview] Joseph A. Michelli, Author Of The Airbnb Way

Organizational consultant and customer service expert Joseph A. Michelli share his insights on Airbnb’s approach to customer engagement, loyalty and referrals — and how they can be utilized by any industry.