Krissy DeShetler is the Shared Services Manager with Family House, a non profit helping to house those coming into Pittsburgh for medical services. Krissy shares with us her venture into being an “accidental techie” for a non profit as well as a large project upgrading her organization to the cloud.
Find out more about her organization at www.FamilyHouse.org ! Read her article on the process here: https://www.nten.org/article/to-the-cloud-one-agencys-it-transformation/
Karen Alexander joins us to discuss 360 video, VR and AR as we talk about her experience as the winner of the 2018 Social Justice Innovation Weekend pitching a program to get 360 cameras in the hands of kids and her company XRConnectED working with these new technologies and education.
Cindy Leonard joins us to discuss the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and the TechNow Conference, how she became the tech person first in her nonprofit, helping groups get the assets they need in tehnology, and more!
When your resume pretty much starts with Google and you’re currently employed at a growing startup, chances are there’s a fun story on how you got there. This week we sit down with Jack Morgan as he shares some insight into his path across the pond from England right here to Pittsburgh, what he’s working on over at Duolingo, and what he’s learned about Pittsburgh (and Pittsburghers) thanks to rideshare encounters and work friends.
Dan Scifo is a Sport Writer covering the Steelers and Penguins at the Latrobe Bulletin. Ben Hull is the bassist for former Flyleaf lead singer Lacey Sturm. Together, they wanted to combine their stories and talk with others who make their dreams come true with the Dream Loud Podcast. We talk about how they got the show together, some of the interesting stories they’ve heard so far and where they hope to go with their show.
Josh Corcoran of Spare Change joins us to play a few tunes and talk about his video series bringing awareness and actual donations to great causes in and around Pittsburgh, most recently “A Pittsburgh Story” featuring friends from the city including Mayor Bill Peduto and using Spotfund for their project!
We chat with Zach Fehl about the new spinoff from The River’s Edge: The Metal Edge, Pittsburgh’s online metal station. We discuss his days with Cal U radio, the metal scene in Pittsburgh, and try the most Metal Pizza ever!
Aliza Sherman is a web pioneer and tech passionista who is concerned about our dependence on Social Media and our phones. Recently, she spoke at the TechNow Conference in Monroeville, PA and has a chat with us about the things we need to watch out for to not be so dependent on technology, and the future of these devices.
This week, we had the fortune to chat with Aaron Watson of Going Deep with Aaron Watson. Podcasting for around two years at the time of our sit down, Aaron has been making some great strides. He’s been having some great discussions, including his recent sit down with Pittsburgh’s Mayor, Bill Peduto. He’s also working on his Going Deep Summit slated for January – a one-day conference centered around discussions of economic opportunity, civil discourse, and personal development.
If you’re interested in attending the Going Deep Summit, you can get your tickets here. As an added bonus, Aaron is giving a discount to folks getting tickets through the Sorgatron Media network. Enter promo code SORG to apply the discount on your ticket purchase.