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The World of ESports with Alex Martin

Making Waves at C-Level

Release Date: 11/26/2019

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Making Waves at C-Level

Episode 575 marks the name change of the podcast.  "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" officially is now called "Making Waves at C-Level".  Host Thom Singer has made some business changes, and is working closer with larger companies in his career....and thus the re-branding and new focus of the podcast. 

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Making Waves at C-Level

Episode 574 of "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" is the last episode of the podcast under that name. Beginning with the next show, the podcast will become "Making Waves at C-Level".  To learn more about the change, check out episode 573.  Thanks for being part of the show community for almost 6 years, and we look forward to you staying on the ride of this podcast under the new name. 

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Episode 572 of "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" is an in-depth chat with Stuart Ruff-Lyon.  He is the VP of Events adn Exhibits for RIMS (Risk and Insurance Management Society) and the current chair of PCMA (the Professional Convention Management Association).  In both these roles he is seeing all that things that are happening in the world of live meetings, conventions, and other events.  There is a lot going on in this industry.

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While the world has been in flux for the past four months, that does not mean that companies have not been looking for strategic hires.  Also, many individuals have been laid off or are looking for new opportunities.  But how do companies and people find the right match in a virtual world?  Can you find a job and interview via Zoom?  Can you start a new job from your kitchen?  This episode is a conversation with David Harap from Stanton Chase.

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Russ Agrusa is the Founder, President and CEO of ICONICS, Inc. (www.iconics.com), a world-leading software developer of open-connectivity and standards-based visualization software, HMI SCADA, and MES solutions for energy, manufacturing, industrial, and building automation. With more than 375,000 installations worldwide, ICONICS counts 70 percent of Global 500 companies as its customers.

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Making Waves at C-Level

Karen Wright has coached top business leaders and helped individuals and teams from Fortune 500 companies manage change, increase productivity, integrate their personal and professional lives and achieve their own definitions of success.

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Robert MacPhee is the Founder and President of Heart Set, Inc. in Sonoma California.  He works with individuals and organizations that desire or face significant changes, helping them improve their productivity, satisfaction and profitability.

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Episode 514 features and interview with Alex Martin, founder and CEO of Athletes.gg.  If you are not familiar with the the world of esports, you want to listen to this podcast. 
 
 
Athletes.gg Inc. is a data company focused on esports athletes with the goal of creating tools to streamline and facilitate connections between fans, athletes, and teams/sponsors/organizations. The company has a mobile app available on the Google Play and Apple App store that is a one-stop-shop for all esports news and information on athletes, events, and games. Athletes.gg has also worked with large tournaments like Detroit-based The Big House 9 to provide ESPN-like data and player cards to their broadcast production.
 
The next step for the company is developing an innovative recruitment tool for varsity college programs to find up and coming athletes to join their programs. The software will focus on smart recommendation tools to help guide organizations, recruiters, and aspiring gamers to foster the next generation of esports athletes.
 
About Alex Martin
 
Alexander Martin, founder and CEO of Athletes.gg, is a Philippine-born immigrant that came to the US with his parents in 1994. Alex, a pre-med dropout and unapologetically Taylor Swift’s #1 fan, has spent his entire career in the start-up scene. Alex got an early start in technology when he learned to program games in BASIC at only 8 years old. He is an active gamer that goes by the gamer tag of “SuitUpAlex,” and has an in-depth understanding of gaming culture and how fans are consuming the content created by the top athletes in esports.
 
Before founding Athletes.gg, Alex managed the Integration and Professional Services teams for Andreessen Horowitz backed start-up, Tenfold - an innovator in the CTI space. Alex was also a founding member of Help.com, a tech company pushing fresh ideas in customer success and support.