Tech in the Right Direction
Transforming Industries through Tech Innovations and Challenging the Status Quo

Transforming Industries through Tech Innovations and Challenging the Status Quo

April 13, 2021

This week's guest is Sowmya Murthy, Chief Customer Officer with Seven Lakes Technologies - a SaaS company that focuses on empowering people to gain insights and take timely action on Production, Capex, Opex, Reserves, Regulatory and Compliance metrics of over 100,000 wells of the 1 million wells in the US. Sowmya has a passion for measurable revenue growth outcomes by implementing disruptive business strategies, product roadmaps, and market leadership campaigns for B2B technology companies. She has 15+ years of insights in leading product marketing, demand generation, brand awareness, strategy consulting, and start-up initiatives.

Today we talk about how Sowmya's career in tech started and how it grew into an executive-level position. We also talk about the power of technology and how it is transforming industries. We also discuss owning your position as a woman in executive-level leadership and how women can challenge the status quo.

Thank you for listening; we hope Sowmya's story helps inspire others to seek or grow their tech career.

Designing Tech Products to Solve Modern Day Problems

Designing Tech Products to Solve Modern Day Problems

April 6, 2021

This week's guest is Elisabeth Bohlmann, VP of Client Strategy for December Labs - a company that focuses on building vibrant and game-changing products for Enterprise corporations, such as Google, Accenture, Zurich, Santander & Nest, along with Silicon Valley’s top-funded startups and growth-stage companies. Elisabeth is a versatile cross-functional marketing executive specializing in defining and developing custom marketing solutions with aesthetic precision and timely execution. She has developed and led projects for iconic brands such as Mattel, NBCUniversal, Food Network Latam, NBA Latam, Concacaf, Sony Music, Universal Music, Univision, sports clients, and celebrities.

Today we talk about Elisabeth's early beginnings in tech and how her passion for tech products grew into a full-time career. We also talk about designing tech products with a solution-based mindset.

Thank you for listening; we hope Elisabeth's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

How Government and Tech are Working Together to Create a Better Tomorrow

How Government and Tech are Working Together to Create a Better Tomorrow

March 30, 2021

This week's guest is Jen Snyder, Chief Evangelist at GovQA - a provider of SaaS-based collaboration tools enabling the nation's top cities, counties, and state agencies to process complex work while facilitating internal and external communications in a highly secure environment. Jen is also a guest speaker and moderator for government events, roundtables, and associations with nearly fifteen years of experience in the state and local government space - plus another ten years managing local and international business development initiatives for B2B tech companies.

Today we talk about Jen's move to the tech industry and how GovQA is helping build a better tomorrow. We also discuss the different opportunities women have when entering the tech industry and finding what fits them best.

Thank you for listening; we hope Jen's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

Creating Representation in Technical Roles

Creating Representation in Technical Roles

March 23, 2021

This week's guest is Kris Blackmon, the Chief Channel Officer at JS Group - a management consulting firm specializing in creating impactful indirect go-to-market strategies for tech firms. Kris has been in the channel market for several years now, which she has used to develop her skills and grow into an executive role within JS Group. She is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and her volunteer efforts bring her a deep sense of fulfillment.

Today we talk about Kris's career journey and how she found herself working in the tech industry. We also talk about her passion for making a difference regarding women's career opportunities and growth - especially in more technical roles.

Thank you for listening; we hope Kris's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

How-to Rise Above and Become a Leader

How-to Rise Above and Become a Leader

March 16, 2021

This week's guest is Holley Hunt, Sales Director at IntelliSite - an organization that focuses on turnkey IoT solutions that build out to a wide range of managed applications that create connected businesses and actionable outcomes. Holley has been passionately involved in the security industry for over 20 years. She currently represents innovations in IoT, AI, and Computer Vision for smarter and more secure solutions.

Today we talk about Holley's beginnings in the tech industry and how she became a director and leader at IntelliSite. We also discuss the challenges women face when entering the tech industry and how to rise above these challenges to become leaders within an organization.

Thank you for listening; we hope Holley's story helps inspire others to grow their tech career.

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