Entries by Joe Miller

Ep. 43: Congressman Bobby Scott (Remarks) and Ximena Hartsock on How to CRUSH Your Limitations

Ep. 43: Congressman Bobby Scott (Remarks) and Ximena Hartsock on How to CRUSH Your Limitations

Opening Remarks Hon. Bobby Scott United States Congressman Representing Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District Ranking Member, Committee on Education and the Workforce Ximena Hartsock (@ximenahartsock) is co-founder and President of Phone2Action. Phone2 Action’s digital grassroots platform makes it easy for your organization to attract and engage supporters. Social media, calling and email advocacy tools connect supporters to elected officials at every level, from city council to …

Ep 42: Media and Race with Joe Torres

Ep 42: Challenging the Media’s Racial Narrative with Joe Torres

My guest today is Joseph Torres (@JosephATorres), Senior External Affairs Director at Free Press. Joseph advocates in Washington to ensure that our nation’s media policies serve the public interest and builds coalitions to broaden the movement’s base. Joseph writes frequently on media and Internet issues and is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media. He is the 2015 recipient of the Everett C. Parker Award, which …

Harlem’s Tech Hub with Bruce Lincoln (Ep. 41)

Ep 41: Diversifying Harlem’s Tech Community with Bruce Lincoln

My guest today is Bruce Lincoln (@brucelincoln). Bruce is the co-founder of Silicon Harlem, which is focused on transforming Harlem into a hub for tech and innovation. He is also a senior fellow of the Columbia University Institute for Tele-Information at the Columbia Business School, and was previously the entrepreneur in residence at Columbia’s Center for Technology, Innovation and Community Engagement (CTICE). Bruce has been involved in cutting edge technology product development and …

Podcast Episode 40: How to push greater diversity in tech with Wayne Sutton

Podcast Episode 40: How to push greater diversity in tech with Wayne Sutton

My guest today is Wayne Sutton (@waynesutton), Wayne is a serial entrepreneurCo-founder of Change catalyst . Change Catalyst is dedicated to exploring innovative solutions to diversity and inclusion in tech through the Tech Inclusion Conference, consulting and workshops. Wayne’s experience includes years of establishing partnerships with large brands to early stage startups. As a leading voice in diversity and inclusion in tech, Wayne shares his thoughts on solutions and culture in …

They’re coming: get ready for autonomous vehicles with Catherine McCullough (Ep. 39)

They’re coming: get ready for autonomous vehicles with Catherine McCullough (Ep. 39)

Catherine McCullough (@TechonTires) ( is Executive Director of the Intelligent Car Coalition. Ms. McCullough was raised in Washington and has worked in politics and policy for over twenty-five years. She speaks regularly on issues such as data use, privacy, cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles, driver attention, the government’s role in technological innovation, and more. Ms. McCullough is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post; serves on panels for conferences such as SXSW Interactive,…

Protecting your online privacy: understanding the FCC’s proposal with Sarah Morris (Ep. 38)

Protecting your online privacy: understanding the FCC’s proposal with Sarah Morris (Ep. 38)

Sarah Morris (@sarmorris) is Senior policy counsel for the Open Technology Institute at New America, Sarah Morris leads the policy team’s strategic efforts on issues related broadband access and adoption, online consumer protections, and preserving the open Internet. Her work on network neutrality has been widely quoted in a number of national publications, and she has appeared as an expert on radio and television outlets. She is a regular contributor for The Hill, and frequently writes for a …

How to create a social media marketing strategy with Katja Schroeder (Ep. 37)

How to create a social media marketing strategy with Katja Schroeder (Ep. 37)

Katja Schroeder (@schroek) is an Adjunct Professor at St. Francis College where she teaches International Marketing and Social Media Marketing. She is the Managing Director of Bloom, a transmedia startup agency within the Ruder Finn global network that helps companies thrive with integrated marketing communications campaigns across social channels and digital screens. Katja has developed award-winning integrated communications and marketing programs for companies of all sizes in North America,…

Nothing to watch? Learn about the set-top box war with Brian Woolfolk (Ep. 36)

Nothing to watch? Learn about the set-top box war with Brian Woolfolk (Ep. 36)

Brian Woolfolk (@brianpwoolfolk) is a seasoned attorney with over 20 years of government relations and congressional investigations experience. He represents a broad array of clients with matters before Congress and federal agencies. Brian also counsels clients involved in high profile Congressional Investigations. In addition, he advises clients on compliance with federal election, lobbying disclosure and gift ban regulations. Prior to his tenure in private…

How to Unleash the Potential of Homeless Youth with Patrick Gusman (Ep. 35)

How to Unleash the Potential of Homeless Youth with Patrick Gusman (Ep. 35)

Patrick Gusman (@Lancieux) is the Chief Operating Officer of Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY). Prior to joining SBY, Patrick was the President and Managing Director of the Equal Footing Foundation, and Managing Director of Social Sector Innovations’ Startup Middle School a pilot program that trains and develops a sustainable pipeline of early-stage masters of disruptive technologies from underrepresented backgrounds at the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS)2. Prior…

How to create value, persevere, and building a global career with Natalie Cofield (Ep. 34)

How to create value, persevere, and building a global career with Natalie Cofield (Ep. 34)

Natalie Cofield (@ncofield) has carved a niche for herself as an entrepreneur, advocate, and speaker on all things business and diversity. Her work has spanned continents, communities and corporations and can currently be found impacting lives and bottom-lines at organizations in cities including Austin, New York, DC, LA, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Nairobi and beyond. A converted management consultant, economic fellow, and economic development director she is the Immediate Past President of the…