Luminaries – Talking to the brightest minds in tech

Where can technology take your business? Join hosts Mark Schaefer and Douglas Karr on an IT transformation expedition. Listen in as they have in-depth conversations with technology luminaries who clear the path for your business growth – hear from analysts, partners, your peers and leaders across Dell Technologies. Find research, best practices and tools to make your IT transformation real. This podcast is sponsored by Dell Technologies.


35: Interacting With Fans…Using Game Changing Tech

There’s a lot of dead history out there. So, how do you keep history alive? Just ask Jason Fiddler, Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships, as he oversees an $18 million technology transformation at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to introduce icons of the game to a new generation.

Listen

34: Rethinking Industry, Business and Jobs…By 2030

In the next decade, technology will transform many of the fundamentals of commerce and production. On this episode, Aongus Hegarty, President of Dell Technologies, explains what he believes will be the key to leading through this change successfully.

Listen

33: 5G is Coming…to Transform Connectivity

The difference between 4G and 5G isn’t just “one G faster”. 5G is a fundamental change in the way devices communicate with each other. It’s faster broadband, yes, but also with much lower latency and much higher capacity for simultaneous connections. In the next decade, 5G will enable everything from tele-medicine to self-driving cars to millions of internet-connected devices. On this episode, Dell CTO, Sr. Vice President & Sr. Fellow Liam Quinn explores all the possibilities.

Listen

32: Combining Technology & Creativity…for Social Good

Technology can help humanity achieve sustainable positive social change at scale. According to emergent technology expert Sally Eaves, however, it’s not just the technology: It’s how we choose to use it. On this episode, Sally shares how she is working to bring about the convergence of humanity, technology, creativity and education. Her work with underserved populations around the world is truly inspiring, as is her vision for the future of tech.

Listen

31: Promoting Diversity in the Tech Industry…By Design

There will soon be 1 million open jobs in tech but only 500,000 will be filled with the existing labor pool. At the same time, there is a marked gender and racial disparity. Fixing the latter may very well fix the former, according to Dell Chief Customer Officer Karen Quintos. In this episode, Quintos shares how businesses can work to eliminate bias, scale up their diversity efforts, and fill the pipeline for new tech talent.

Listen

30: Keeping Eyes Healthy and Saving Vision…with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is coming to the healthcare industry, and with it the promise of more accurate imaging interpretation, earlier detection of disease, and ultimately improved prognoses. This episode focuses on the amazing progress being made in training algorithms to detect vision and neurological disorders. Voxeleron Principal Scientists, Jonathan Oakley and Daniel Russakoff, provide an eye-opening look at how the technology is developing.

Listen

28: Disrupting Business and Saving Cheetahs…With the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things can do everything from personalizing your marketing to helping save endangered species. On this episode Jason Shepherd, CTO of IoT and Edge Computing at Dell Technologies, joins Mark and Doug to talk about IoT’s untapped potential, what’s holding us back, and some truly intriguing directions the technology could take us.

Listen

27: Creating Unlimited Educational Opportunities…with VR

How does an aspiring dancer become a pioneer of virtual reality technology? On this week’s episode, we highlight the extraordinary life of Dr Carolina Cruz-Neira, Interim Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Executive Director of Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. As one of the inventors of the CAVE (cave automatic virtual environment) she is able to transport a room of people virtually to any place in the world, creating a collaborative learning environment. Hear more from Dr Cruz-Neira about the exciting applications of this technology.

Listen

The Marketing Companion Podcast

Why not tune into the world’s most entertaining marketing podcast that I co-host with Brooke Sellas.

View details

Let's plot a strategy together

Want to solve big marketing problems for a little bit of money? Sign up for an hour of Mark’s time and put your business on the fast-track.

View details

Close