Jonathan Friebert: Public Policy and the Future of Retail — A Starter’s Guide (Ep. 162)
Jonathan Friebert, U.S. Head of Public Policy of China’s largest retailer, JD.com, joined us to discuss the public policies that are most crucial to the future of retail.
Tiffany Moore: Trade, 5G, and Beyond: The Policy Landscape for Consumer Tech (Ep. 159)
Tiffany Moore (@TiffanyMMoore) currently serves as Senior Vice President of Political and Industry Affairs for the Consumer Technology Association. Promoted to the newly created position in April 2018, Tiffany’s expanded role includes overseeing CTA’s U.S. Jobs, and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. In addition, Tiffany leads the association’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill on issues including communications and technology policy, patent litigation reform, strategic immigration reform and international trade, and overseeing CTA’s political action committee CTAPAC.
Alex J. Wood — Liberator or ‘Boss from Hell’?: The Gig Economy’s Double Edge (Ep. 156)
Alex J. Wood (@tom_swing) is a Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He is a sociologist of work and employment, focusing on the changing nature of employment relations and labour market transformation.
Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)
Francella Ochillo (@Francella202) is the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Vice President, Policy and General Counsel.
Otessa Ghadar: How to Tell Your Story (Ep. 151)
Otessa Ghadar joined Joe Miller to discuss her tips on how to tell your story, the DC independent film scene, and DC’s punk rock roots.
CJ Johnson: How to Live a Global Lifestyle (Ep. 143)
CJ Johnson (https://twitter.com/cjjohnsonjr) is an award-winning photographer and content creator. He co-founded J+J (listed as one of the Top 50 Digital Agencies in Los Angeles), is a GQ Insider, and well-known “Branding Guru”. He’s recognized for his contributions and authority in leadership, creativity, and social media marketing. He’s helped over 100+ startups to Fortune 500 companies all around the world find success and reach new heights.
Sally Culley: How are gig workers classified under the law? (Ep. 129)
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell Partner Sally Culley joined Joe Miller to explain the state of employment law regarding the classification of gig workers.
Randy Abreu: Tech Policy in the Bronx and Beyond (Ep. 128)
Randy Abreu joined Joe Miller to discuss tech policy’s role in education, broadband access & adoption, and a detour(!) into some New York City history.
Leslie Kantor: Net Neutrality and Sexual Health (Ep. 122)
Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH (@lesliekantor) is Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Vice President of Education and a member of the faculty of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.
Intro to Cryptocurrencies (Ep. 121)
Elissa Shevinsky (@ElissaBeth) is a successful serial entrepreneur, focusing on cybersecurity and cryptocurrency companies. An early employee at Geekcorps (acquired) and Everyday Health (IPO) she was most recently Head of Product at Brave. Shevinsky is also the author of “Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Startup Culture.” Little known fact: her first job out of college was as a lobbyist in DC, working to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.