Konaverse

Akshay Sura & Matt McQueeny

A show about technology, work, careers and life in the Konaverse.
Niels Kühnel and Chris Nash on Relevant Edge, Sitecore, Life, and Career
August 08, 202251:4947.47 MB

Niels Kühnel and Chris Nash on Relevant Edge, Sitecore, Life, and Career

Niels Kühnel and Chris Nash are the cofounders of Relevant Edge, a BI (business intelligence) and data visualization platform company. In this episode, the two talk about growing up, Denmark, career, Sitecore, how they met and ultimately started Relevant Edge, and so much more.

Matthew Hyland on England, Australia, Ecommerce, and an Ascendant Career
July 25, 202258:5153.9 MB

Matthew Hyland on England, Australia, Ecommerce, and an Ascendant Career

Matthew Hyland is CEO at Ultra Commerce. In this episode, Matt talks about growing up in England, relocating to Australia, business, career, family, ecommerce, leadership, and so much more.

Kontent.ai CEO Bart Omlo on $40M Investment From Expedition Growth Capital
July 19, 202225:3123.39 MB

Kontent.ai CEO Bart Omlo on $40M Investment From Expedition Growth Capital

On July 13th, 2022 headless CMS Kontent.ai announced that it raised a $40m investment from Expedition Growth Capital (EGC) as it becomes a standalone enterprise for the first time. Bart Omlo, CEO of Kontent.ai, joins to discuss the investment; what it means for the company, customers, and partners; ...

Mark Stiles on Massachusetts, Sitecore, and Family
July 18, 202241:4838.29 MB

Mark Stiles on Massachusetts, Sitecore, and Family

Mark Stiles is Technical Director at Velir. In this episode, Mark talks about his last name, growing up in Massachusetts, family, childhood hobbies, finding his way into technology, Sitecore, video work and interviews, and so much more.

Chelsea Brown on Writing, Introversion, and Finding Your Voice
July 11, 202245:2141.54 MB

Chelsea Brown on Writing, Introversion, and Finding Your Voice

Chelsea Brown is an author and podcaster. In this episode, Chelsea talks about growing up, moving around America in a military family, introversion, writing, interests, personal travails, and so much more.

Deane Barker on New Zealand, America, Career, and Content
July 05, 202201:07:0061.36 MB

Deane Barker on New Zealand, America, Career, and Content

Deane Barker is Global Director of Content Management at Optimizely. In this episode, Deane talks about his birthplace of New Zealand, growing up in California and South Dakota, family, bullying, the love of reading, career, technology, building a business, and so much more.

John Schneider on Connecticut, Career, and Technology
June 28, 202201:00:2555.33 MB

John Schneider on Connecticut, Career, and Technology

John Schneider is Chief Technology Officer at Whereoware. In this episode, John talks about growing up in Connecticut, family, college at Penn State, Red Auerbach and interning with the Boston Celtics, career, finding his place in technology, travel, Atlanta, storytelling, and so much more.

Nancy Smullen on Candy, North America, and the Creative Business
June 20, 202242:1238.65 MB

Nancy Smullen on Candy, North America, and the Creative Business

Nancy Smullen is the Owner of Square360, a design, development, and strategy firm. In this episode, Nancy talks about growing up in several North American locales, candy, family, creative design, business, entrepreneurship, remote work, hobbies, and so much more.