Episode 11 – The Opportunities With Healthcare And Mobile With Naveen Gogumalla

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and business professional, Naveen Gogumalla, to discuss his ongoing business venture building a mobile app for the health care industry.

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Episode 10 – Turning Your Career Into An Adventure With Pablo Valarezo

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT security professional, Pablo Valarezo, to talk about the adventure that he has embarked on throughout his career. Pablo talks about the path he has taken from training in the Air Force through different security roles in corporate America.

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Episode 9 – Power BI And Excel Power Pivot Kansas City User Group With Micheal Reynolds

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City business analysis professional, Micheal Reynolds, to talk about the newly formed Power BI and Excel Power Pivot User Group in Kansas City.

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Episode 8 – Women In IT Security With Melissa Spicer and Nichole Windholz

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and security professionals, Nichole Windholz and Melissa Spicer, to talk about their backgrounds in information technology and security and discuss their new Women in Security – Kansas City user group.

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Episode 7 – What Goes Into A Great Marketing Plan With Shelby Garlock

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City Marketing Executive, Shelby Garlock, to discuss her background and experience in the marketing industry. Shelby shares her perspective on what goes into developing a marketing strategy and executing a marketing plan.

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Episode 6 – Aligning Tactics To Strategic Initiatives With Naveen Gogumalla

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and business professional, Naveen Gogumalla, to discuss the ever-changing technology landscape, Naveen’s experience over the last 20 years in technology, and the importance of aligning your daily tactics with long-term strategic initiatives.

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Episode 5 – There Is No Career Path – The Disappearance Of The Traditional Tech Career Path With Jennifer Lockyear

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT professional, Jennifer Lockyear, to discuss the topic of the technology career path. While formally trained in Psychology, Jennifer has served in a broad range of technology roles over the course of her career. Jennifer shares her story of working from the ground-up as a help-desk engineer into business analysis and, eventually, leadership roles within various organizations.

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Episode 4 – The Power Of Engaging A User Group With Tony Lux Of The Kansas City VMUG

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT professional, Tony Lux, to talk about evolution in technology and the power of activating a user group. Tony represents the Kansas City VMWare User Group and discusses the success of past conferences, the power of engaging an audience with prominent guest speakers like Steve Wozniak, and the upcoming Kansas City conference.

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Episode 3 – Evolution And Adaptation In Business And Technology With Heather Manis

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and business professional, Heather Manis, to talk about the changes and consumer expectations that are driving innovation and change within the technology industry. Heather and Matt also talk about the value, as an employee in the industry, of being adaptable to change and evolving skillsets and expectations to succeed.

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Episode 2 – The Marketing Middle With Kurt Kloeblen

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City marketer Kurt Kloeblen to discuss the convergence of traditional and digital marketing in a zone that Kurt calls the “Marketing Middle”

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Episode 1 – Light Bulb Moments With Sean Nicholson of Ignition90

Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City entrepreneur Sean Nicholson to discuss those “light bulb” moments where ideas form and what can be done to turn them into actionable business steps.

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