Thursday, August 10, 2023

RPP #214: Jonas Gyalokay of Airtame

  • Interview with Jonas Gyalokay, Co-Founder of Airtame. Airtame is a pioneering force in streamlining wireless screen sharing and powering seamless collaboration. We discuss:
    • Jonas' entrepreneurial journey addressing screen sharing needs
      Jonas Gyalokay

    • Evolution of wireless screen sharing
    • Targeting K-12 and higher education sectors
    • US market entry via successful crowdfunding
    • Streamlining wireless presentation category
    • Goal: Simplifying screen use, eliminating source switching
    • Collaborating with partners for specialized functionalities
    • Overcoming K-12 school engagement challenges
    • Mission: Enhancing seamless collaboration on expansive surfaces
Duration: 42:14

Saturday, July 15, 2023

RPP #213: Cameron Stoker of SpeechCloud

  • Interview with Cameron Stoker, Founder & CEO of SpeechCloud. "SpeechCloud is an all-in-one customizable teaching tool that ends the classroom tech struggle." We discuss:

    • Cameron Stoker, CEO
      Cameron's background and involvement with SpeechCloud
    • Overview of what SpeechCloud does for instructors
    • Features that distinguish SpeechCloud from other products
    • Importance of behavior in teaching and learning
    • Technical aspects of SpeechCloud
    • Compatibility with learning management systems (LMS)
    • Addressing challenges with traditional teaching methods
    • Upcoming features and benefits of SpeechCloud for teachers and students
    • Future development plans and affordability of SpeechCloud
    • Value of a free plan and the importance of user feedback.

  • Interview Transcript

  • Podsafe music selection
Duration 36:50

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

RPP #212: Darren Catalano of HelioCampus

  • Interview with Darren Catalano, CEO of HelioCampus. "HelioCampus powers the data insights of the most forward-thinking colleges and universities to make their strategic mission and vision a reality." We discuss:

    Darren Catalano, CEO
    • Data analytics for decision-making and stakeholder requests.
    • Enrollment forecasting, student risk scoring.
    • Empathetic outreach: at-risk students.
    • Assessment, credentialing, financial intelligence solutions.
    • Data-driven decisions in admissions and financial aid.
    • Pricing strategies, generative AI integration.
    • Holistic approach for mission and financial sustainability.

  • Interview Transcript (Beta)

  • Podsafe music selection
                    Duration: 45:58

                    Thursday, April 20, 2023

                    RPP #211: Rob Abel of 1EdTech (aka IMS Global Consortium)

                    • Interview with Rob Abel, CEO of 1EdTech Consortium (formerly IMS Global Learning Consortium). 1EdTech is "focused on expanding access to edtech innovation in support of breakthrough and evolving educational models in K-12, Higher Ed, and corporate education." We discuss
                      • Rob's background
                        Rob Abel
                      • IMS Global transition to 1EdTech
                      • Growth of membership
                      • Standards, certifications, code libraries, reference implementations
                      • Trusted app ecosystem 
                      • Digital credentials
                      • Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR)
                      • ~900 members
                      • Open Badges (formerly from Mozilla)
                      • Blockchain
                      • Digital micro-credentials 
                      • Richer transcripts
                      • Alumni offerings

                    • 1EdTech Learning Impact Conference in Anaheim, CA - June 5-8
                    • Podsafe music selection
                      • Air on G String by J.S. Bach performed by UK’s Brunswick Duo
                    Duration: 46:16