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Ep. #26 – Lance Ulanoff Chief Correspondent & Editor-at-Large at Mashable

Lance Ulanoff is Chief Correspondent and Editor-at-Large at Mashable. He joined the Stories From the Influencer Economy, to detail his work as a journalist and discuss how the journalism industry is evolving in the era of social media.

We also discussed how journalists can build their personal brands on platforms like Twitter & Vine. Lance

Ep. 24: Caleb Bacon on Succeeding in Hollywood, Man School Podcast, Writing for TV

Caleb Bacon is an network TV writer and host of the popular podcast Man School.  He’s a jack of all trades in the modern media world.  He currently writes for the TBS comedy Sullivan and Son, while also hosting the weekly Man School Podcast.  Man School is a show where he interviews men about their exciting

Ep. 23 – Ryan Ford on Snoop Dogg & Silicon Valley, Cashmere Agency & Freestyle Rapping in Iowa

Ryan Ford is the EVP Chief Creative officer, at Cashmere Agency. Cashmere is a lifestyle agency based in Los Angeles that focuses on multicultural millennials and building out communication strategies that can speak to people authentically wherever they’re at online. Their sister company is Stampede Management, and their client list that they advise and

Harrison Barnes: Golden State Warriors basketball, technology & social media fans

Harrison Barnes of the Golden State Warriors is one of the more tech savvy athletes in the NBA, and sports.  Harrison tells Ryan about how he embraced the technology community upon getting drafted by the NBA’s Warriors as the 7th Pick of the 2012 NBA Draft.  When he moved to the San Francisco Bay area, Harrison met

Brenden Mulligan from Cluster & Tripcast: Building Products, Networking and Mentoring

Ryan chatted with Brenden Mulligan at the Cluster Home Office in San Francisco, where Brenden is Founder and CEO.  Brenden Mulligan details his journey from graduating Vanderbilt University, to designing and building products in San Francisco.

 

Brenden spoke with Ryan about his entrepreneurial career, starting in Chicago, where he built the website Artist Data after

Hunter Walk: VC Investing, YouTube and The Bottom Up Economy (Partner @ Homebrew VC)

Ryan chatted with Hunter Walk, Partner at Homebrew Venture Capital, during Ryans’ recent trip to San Francisco.  Homebrew is a seed stage investment firm, that focuses on the “Bottom-Up Economy.”  Hunter calls his company a start-up, and instead of “writing code,” he is “writing checks” to help founders build companies.

Hunter previously lead consumer product management

The Podcast Download with Michael Wolf (Next Market Podcast Host)

This week Ryan chatted with Michael Wolf, host of The Next Market Podcast. Michael and Ryan discuss the art and science of podcasting.  He’s somewhat of a podcast historian (even though the industry is very young), and Michael started podcasting in 2006.  He is also a writer and researcher, who has written for GigaOm, CNN, New York Times,

Andy Baio on “Making a Living Doing What You Love, XOXO Fest, & Upcoming.org (Part 1 & 2)

Ryan spoke with Andy Baio, one of the greater minds on the internet. 10 years ago Andy launched Upcoming.org, an event-based community, and one of the pioneering social networks. To kick-off the show, Ryan and Andy discuss the rise and fall and now the return of Upcoming.org. This conversation was so awesome, we divided