Entries by Joe Miller

Hear how easily you can inspire students in STEM with Kevin Clark (Ep. 7)

Hear how easily you can inspire students in STEM with Kevin Clark (Ep. 7)

Kevin Clark, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Division of Learning Technologies, and Founding Director of the Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Kevin Clark is a full professor in the Learning Technologies Division of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. His research interests include the role of interactive and digital media in education; issues of diversity in…

How to Build a Political Career on Issues You’re Truly Passionate About with David Goodfriend (Ep. 6)

How to Build a Political Career on Issues You’re Truly Passionate About with David Goodfriend (Ep. 6)

David Goodfriend is Founder and President of Goodfriend Government Affairs, with current and past clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, to start-up ventures, to non-profit advocacy organizations in the telecommunications, media, technology, homebuilding, and renewable energy sectors. David served as Deputy Staff Secretary to President William Jefferson Clinton; professional staff member to congressional committees chaired by Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Charles B. Rangel (D-NY); and…

How to Build 100 Twitter Followers into a Powerhouse Public Affairs Firm with Shana Glickfield (Ep. 5)

How to Build 100 Twitter Followers into a Powerhouse Public Affairs Firm with Shana Glickfield (Ep. 5)

If you are considering or have ever considered starting your own consulting practice in Washington, Shana Glickfield is someone to emulate. Shana is a founding Partner of Beekeeper Group, a DC-based public affairs firm, where she helps a wide array of clients with their communications and advocacy strategies, focusing on websites, social media, and mobile technology for online community building. Prior to launching Beekeeper Group, Shana was the Online Community Director for…

Puerto Rico: Debt to Development with Justin Vélez-Hagan (Ep. 4)

Puerto Rico: Debt to Development with Justin Vélez-Hagan (Ep. 4)

Justin Vélez-Hagan is an economic policy analyst, as well as a policy researcher at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. He is also the founder of The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, has served as an adjunct faculty member in economics, and is the author of The Common Sense behind Basic Economics. Previously, Vélez-Hagan worked as an international developer of assisted living facilities. He also founded D.C. Concrete Technologies, which was a frequent guest on HGTV’s Curb…

About the WashingTECH Podcast with Joe Miller (Ep. 000)

About the WashingTECH Podcast with Joe Miller (Ep. 000)

Hello, Insiders and welcome to the re-launch of the WashingTECH Policy Podcast. My name is Joe Miller and I created this podcast because when I was working at a Washington, D.C. think tank on media and tech policy issues, I just remember having reams upon reams of information to go through every single day to stay on top of what was happening. I had to keep track of RESEARCH. I had to stay on top of legislative and political changes. Regulatory filings. New notices and rulemakings…

Leading and Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators with Kimberly Scott (Ep. 1)

Leading and Inspiring Tomorrow’s Innovators with Kimberly Scott (Ep. 1)

Kimberly Scott is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Transformation, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State. She also serves as Executive Director of CompuGirls, a National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported initiative to encourage computational thinking and positive self concept among girls in under-resourced school districts. Dr. Scott was recently honored at the White House as a National Champion of Change. During this episode we discussed: Specific…

How to Define Today’s TV Viewers with Adriana Waterson (Ep. 2)

How to Define Today’s TV Viewers with Adriana Waterson (Ep. 2)

Adriana Waterston is Senior Vice President of Insights and Strategy at Horowitz Research. Her work focuses on finding the story behind media statistics and revealing faces behind facts. Adriana oversees all of Horowitz’s millennial, multicultural and Latino research endeavors and has moderated hundreds of hundreds of groups and conducted in-home ethnographic research on several different areas including entertainment consumption, unmet needs in technology and media and many other…

How to Predict the Future and Write Prolifically with Rob Atkinson (Ep. 3)

How to Predict the Future and Write Prolifically with Rob Atkinson (Ep. 3)

Robert D. Atkinson is Founder and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading think tank in Washington, D.C. As founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), Robert D. Atkinson leads a prolific team of policy analysts and fellows that is successfully shaping debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy. He is an internationally…