What's Working in Washington

What's Working in Washington - Ep 241 - Teaching business students how to fail - Jim Liew

Jim Liew, co-founder of tech firm SoKat and assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Business School, discusses how the D.C. region's universities are teaching entrepreneurs to take advantage of new technologies, like blockchain, AI, and machine learning. Perhaps more important, however, is how universities are teaching entrepreneurial students to get up after they fail, and learn from their mistakes.

What's Working in Washington
00:09:03 6/14/2018

Past Episodes

On today's EXTRA episode, Dr. Brent Goldfarb and David Kirsch, both professors at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and co-authors of Bubbles and Crashes: the boom and bust of technological innovation, discuss the cyclical nature of the tech innovation environment. Other topics on deck include their recent book, what happens when an economy crashes, and how to salvage your business in troubling economic times.
00:28:04 3/17/2019
Nick Perdikis, CEO and CRO of Devensoft, discusses how his company's software-as-a-service platform helps companies streamline and simplify the merger and acquisition process, minimizing stress and maximizing integration.
00:08:59 3/14/2019
Brian Park, managing partner at SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain, discusses how his accelerator's initiatives in new and expanding technologies are pushing innovation while still creating profit.
00:08:05 3/12/2019
Allen Brooks, VP of education and outreach at Building Momentum, discusses The Garden, his company's newest endeavor for teaching adults across the region about workshop tools and development, creating a co-building space for tinkerers and small businesses alike.
00:08:21 3/10/2019
Kristen Hajduk, regional director for the national capital region at MD5, discusses the advantages to building networks of innovators and entrepreneurs to help solve national security and defense problems.
00:13:34 3/5/2019
Clint Stinchcomb, president and CEO at on-demand service CuriosityStream, discusses the work behind promoting and producing nonfiction video content, and how the market for it is much larger than one might assume.
00:13:51 3/3/2019
Simone Petrella, chief strategy officer at CyberVista, discusses the recent trends in federal agencies of hiring private recruiters to find and train candidates for employment, and other steps the government can take to make better workers.
00:08:48 2/28/2019
Greg Kihlström, prolific brand consultant, customer experience strategist, and SVP digital at Yes& discusses his new book, the Agile Brand, and the ways that building a positive customer experience and a set of associated vocabulary can propel your brand to new heights.
00:09:12 2/26/2019
Jenny Rickard, president and CEO at the Common Application, discusses how the Common App helps students of all incomes and backgrounds apply to and attend a wide array of colleges around the world.
00:08:28 2/24/2019
Mohan Rao, chief product and technology officer at StreetShares, discusses how expert guidance from a CPO or CTO can make or break a company's bottom line.
00:09:09 2/21/2019

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