The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast - from Nettzer - Digital Onboarding
Pieter Oonk of TVADSync is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of some very interesting start-ups

Pieter Oonk of TVADSync is a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of some very interesting start-ups

September 10, 2020

Welcome to The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

This is the podcast where we talk to people who “walk the walk”, solving real Innovation problems and developing startups.  They tell us the good the bad and the ugly of their experiences

Pieter Oonk is a Dutchman living in Dublin and is a Serial Entrepreneur who has been involved in some very interesting start-ups.

Pieter talks about how one of the early and innovative companies which broke new ground and nearly made the big time.  Then, taking those early lessons, Pieter and his Business Partner, Ronan Higgins, have built a very successful and innovative company, TVAdSync, in the Convergent TV Analytics and Advertising Space.

www.tvadsync.com

He explains what the company does and how persistence, hard work, creativity and lucky phone call made all the difference to its establishment and growth.

Finally, as with all our guests, Pieter nominates a favourite song to play out on.

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The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer, digital onboarding  www.nettzer.com

 

We provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com  or email pat.flynn@nettzer.com and we’d be glad to understand your business requirements and problems.

Our guest is Stian Kildal, CEO of Ammeon, a successful Software and Service company

Our guest is Stian Kildal, CEO of Ammeon, a successful Software and Service company

September 7, 2020

This week we have a very interesting guest, we are talking to Stian Kildal, the CEO of Ammeon.

Ammeon are a very successful Software Services and Consultancy company headquartered in Dublin.    www.ammeon.com

Ammeon specialises in:

  • Enterprise Dev Ops
  • Cloud Transformation
  • And Lean Agile Consultancy

While the company has a strong customer base in Telco Software in recent years the company has moved into other markets such as Fin Tech, Med Tech and Automotive.

Stian talks about his upbringing in rural Norway and its influence on his outlook. Coming from Norway we also have to talk about skiing.

He initially worked for many years with Ericsson and built a successful  global career in technical and commercial areas before moving to Ammeon.

We talk about the impact of Cloud and Open Source on the Software industry and how that impacts a Services company. Stian outlines how Ammeon works with customers to deliver large and complex projects.

As always, we finish with a personal piece of music chosen by Stian and he tells us why he likes it.

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The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer , digital onboarding

 www.nettzer.com

We provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com  or email me, pat.flynn@nettzer.com and we’d be glad to understand your business requirements and problems.

 

Russell McHugh talks about the IoT Market, ARM, Digimondo and Hurling in San Diego

Russell McHugh talks about the IoT Market, ARM, Digimondo and Hurling in San Diego

August 31, 2020

 

Welcome to The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

This is the podcast where we talk to people who “walk the walk” solving real Innovation problems and developing startups.  They tell us the good the bad and the ugly of their experiences

 

Today we talk to Russell McHugh, an experienced Business Development Director about ARM, IoT and, his current role with Digimondo – we end up discussing a very Irish sport - Hurling

 

Russell covers a wide range topics including:

  • His experience in International Business Development and how he ended up in beautiful San Diego
  • His thoughts on ARM and why they succeeded in Mobile and IoT
  • His current role, where he is responsible for Business Development with Digimondo, an IoT platform developer and the idea of a ‘Digital Twin’
  • The maturity and differences between the American IoT Market and the European IoT market
  • On an interesting point, Russell tells up about the sport of Hurling in San Diego, for our international listeners Hurling is an Irish field sport considered to be one off the fastest games in the world.

The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer , digital onboarding

 www.nettzer.com

We provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com  or email me, pat.flynn@nettzer.com and we’d be glad to understand your business requirements and problems.

 

Cara Macklin is a successful Entrepreneur and Coach based in Northern Ireland.  She tells us her story and how she is now helping Entrepreneurs grow their businesses and also achieve personal growth

Cara Macklin is a successful Entrepreneur and Coach based in Northern Ireland. She tells us her story and how she is now helping Entrepreneurs grow their businesses and also achieve personal growth

August 20, 2020

Welcome to The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

This is the podcast where we talk to people who “walk the walk” solving real Innovation problems and developing startups.  They tell us the good the bad and the ugly of their experiences

Have you ever met an Entrepreneur who’s first business she started when she was 15?  Well, this week you will.

Cara Macklin is an Entrepreneur, Mentor and Coach with a history of success behind her, she is based in Northern Ireland.

  • Her tells us about her first business she started while still in school in School.
  • Moving to England after University, Cara worked with Marks and Spencer developing Italian food products.
  • On returning to Northern Ireland she then helped to grow the family business up to 750 employees in the Hospitality and Care Sectors.
  • During this time, she had an idea to transform the Care business with a totally different and award winning approach which she implemented and launched.
  • Cara’s latest business is using her background to Mentor and Coach Entrepreneurs with her extensive experience

Cara believes that developing the correct culture in the business team is the key to success in starting and maintaining a business.

She explains her methodology how she works with Entrepreneurs and focuses on three areas to  help them develop personally and grow their business:  They are imagination, inspiration and impact.

She can be contacted at hello@caramacklin.com

Finally she nominates a piece of music she loves for us to play out on.

 

The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer  -   www.nettzer.com

We provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com  or email me, pat.flynn@nettzer.com and we’d be glad to understand your business requirements and problems.

Patrick Lopez of Core Analysis, discusses innovation in Telco and how Operators can develop a new culture

Patrick Lopez of Core Analysis, discusses innovation in Telco and how Operators can develop a new culture

August 13, 2020

Welcome to The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

This week we are delighted to have a World Class Guest in Patrick Lopez of Core Analysis (www.coreanalysis.ca ), Patrick is one of the leading experts on Innovation in Telco, Edge and Cloud.  He has a great deal of International experience bringing new Innovation to the Mobile Operator environment in particular.

Patrick tells us whether he thinks that Telcos can be Innovative, he gives us some of the cultural restraints they face and he outlines an approach he uses working with his clients to develop innovative approaches to their businesses.

As always, with our guests, and we talk a little about his life and finally Patrick chooses a piece of music to play out on.

Finally I do need to apologise for some minor interference we had on the link, it isn’t you, its us.

 

The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer , Digital Onboarding

 www.nettzer.com – we provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com if you require Customer Acquisition, onboarding  and Management solutions

 

We hear from Nicholas Henrichsen, a very interesting Enterpreneur from SF about his experiences

We hear from Nicholas Henrichsen, a very interesting Enterpreneur from SF about his experiences

July 27, 2020

This week we have a very exciting guest on the podcast, he is a very successful entrepreneur with an international background and now based in San Francisco.

 

Nicholas Henrichsen was born in Germany and lived in India before going to Stanford Business school. 

Nicholas got his MBA at Stanford Business School in 2013 and started a company after graduating.

 

He went through the startup accelerator YCombinator in 2014, raised $10M in Venture capital and sold his business to Carvana.com  in 2017.

 

After staying with Carvana for three years, the Nicholas left Carvana in June to start WithClutch.com, a digital platform to refinance your auto loan. The platform enables Car owners to save thousands of dollars in less than two minutes and from the comfort of their home.

 

We’ll also hear a little about Nicholas’s Golf career and his taste in music.

 

The podcast is sponsored by Nettzer , digital onboarding

 

 www.nettzer.com – we provide digital onboarding and customer digital channel  management solutions to a wide range of verticals, including

 

  • Mobile Operators
  • MVNOs
  • eSIM providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Charities

Please contact us at www.nettzer.com if you require Customer Acquisition, Onboarding  and Management solutions

 

The Freya Distributed Compute Platform - managing the parallel computing of thousands of computers as a Super Computer

The Freya Distributed Compute Platform - managing the parallel computing of thousands of computers as a Super Computer

July 9, 2020

The Freya Distributed Compute Platform enables thousands or hundreds of thousands of computers to be harnessed to solve mammoth computations.

The networks of computers can be donated voluntarily for good causes, or Data Centres can be used in their off peak time to deliver a new commercial Super Computer Service.

We speak to Andy Ramgobin who explains the project and the team

The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

The Good the Bad and the Ugly Innovation Podcast

July 6, 2020

We talk to Ger O'Shaughnessy, Head of Propositions at NearForm, about the good and bad of Front End design.

We remember the genius of Ennio Morricone

 

Sponsored by www.nettzer.com - Digital Onboarding

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