Steve Beauchamp

CEO of Paylocity. It’s easy to overlook how important HR, payroll benefits, compliance etc are what really make you standout to hire – and keep – top tier talent in your company. Paylocity’s all-in-one software platform helps HR pros achieve their best with automation, data-driven insights & engagement. Steve Beauchamp joins the show to talk about how…

Brian Barnes

CEO of M1 Finance. Ever since being introduced to a brokerage as a kid by his parents, Brian Barnes loved the idea of investing. The concept of putting your money to work for you, making a high conviction bet on a company producing something in a complicated marketplace and watching it grow got him hooked.…

Darren Guccione

With our lives so dramatically increased remote and online due to the pandemic, cyber security has never been more tested. Our friend Darren Guccione from Keeper Security joins the show to tell Scott how they have seen huge spikes in cyber attacks, including ransomware and phishing attacks since we’ve all moved indoors. Darren says that…

Marie Trzupek Lynch

President & CEO of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. Marie Trzupek Lynch knows job placement – or just getting a job in general – is tougher than it it should be for employers and prospective employees. The pandemic has only further put a spotlight on glaring holes in the job market – namely: there isn’t much…

Adam Hughes

CEO of Amount. Institutional change doesn’t come fast, but when it comes to banking during the pandemic, adaptation has been crucial for customers and banks alike. Amount spun out from online lending company Avant to focus on helping banks bridge the digital divide to better assist customers’s needs safely. Founder and CEO Adam Hughes joins…

Reid Rooney

CEO of BetSperts. Sports has taken a back seat with the crisis this year, but the anticipation for their return – including interest in online sports gambling – has surged. Reid Rooney founded BetSperts to build a social network specifically for online sports betting, creating opportunities for sports experts in every league and team to…

Christina Bottis

CMO of Coyote Logistics. Christina joins the show to talk to Scott how Chicago-based Coyote is meeting the challenges of 2020. Since the coronavirus took hold and kept most of us sheltering in place, there’s no question supply chain, delivery and online fulfillment workers have been the unsung heroes that have helped make life and…

Yan Pritzker

Co-founder and CTO of Swan Bitcoin joins the show to talk about his journey into the world of cryptocurrency. The former CTO Of Reverb.com (which sold to Etsy for $275 million July 2019), he decided to leave the job in 2018 to focus on fully on the transformational power of Bitcoin and cutting through the…

Dan Neiweem

Dan Neiweem, Co-founder and Principal of Avionos, joins the show to talk how the pandemic has changed business and tech needs. He also talks with Scott about the future of the buying experience for consumers, and how to think outside the traditional “events” box in a time of social distancing. Avionos consults, designs and implements…

Divey Gulati

ShipBob has come a long way since 2014 and presenting on Technori’s stage in 2015. Today, ShipBob operates with its network of warehouses and fulfillment centers across the country providing logistics speed for a growing number of companies coming online. Along with its software platform, ShipBob helps clients improve transit times, shipping costs, and the…