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The main feed of the Confoes Podcast. Confoes Studios creates podcast shows to uncover the stories behind entrepreneurs, creatives and the financially independent in the form of Social Confoes, Creative Confoes and Capital Confoes. With a strong team of hosts and a cumulative international network, we want to share our access to expert knowledge from all corners of the world to inspire others to create something for themselves and have a positive impact in their communities. Let's keep the c ...
 
Being a great UX designer begins and ends with being a great human. Ever since I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by superheroes. Early on, it was their amazing superpowers that drew me in. As I grew older, it was the realization of a very tangible connection between us and them. Superheroes typically possess a strong moral code, including a willingness to risk one’s own safety in the service of good without expectation of reward. Even though they still fall and fail often, they always get ...
 
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This Tuesday on #SocialConfoes we will be joined by Pek Pongpaet. He's the CEO and Chief UX Strategist at Impekable, a world-class agency that designs and engineers SaaS and mobile applications. Additionally, if you are a fan of Mortal Kombat, you don't want to miss it. Learn more about Impekable on their website. Listen and subscribe to to his pod…
 
Reina O’Meara is an award-winning UX/Graphic Designer who has helped define brands for both Fortune 500 companies and small startups. She has worked for companies such as Weta Workshop, Redbox, and Steelseries. She is currently the Brand Director of Comfort Eats. In this episode, we talked about: Reina’s role in Comfort Eats Her accomplishments in …
 
In this episode, we talked about: ⦁ What makes a good founder? ⦁ The secret about Sheel's Six T Framework ⦁ What is a job of a CEO? ⦁ How did Sheel's entrepreneurial journey begin? ⦁ More about Better Tomorrow Ventures Get in touch with Sheel: • Sheel's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/smohnot/ • Listen to Sheel's Podcast: https://open.spotify…
 
Jean-luc and Diego have a midyear check-in on the state of #SocialCoTonight, we are doing #SocialConfoes a little differently. Diego Ameerali is doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything), so if you have any questions on creative design, studying abroad, mining #Ethereum, investing in #Veefriends, or something personal instead, this is your chance! Episode Ove…
 
Felix Lee is a designer and tech entrepreneur based in Singapore. He is the Co-Founder of ADPList, one of the world’s largest mentoring platforms for designers. He had previously founded Packdat, which was acquired in 2018; led design at Gotrade (YC S19) and was the Head of Product & Design at Passpod Indonesia ($YELO). Felix previously notably con…
 
Steve P. Young is the Founder of AppMasters, a mobile growth hacking agency that helps companies increase downloads, monetize and skyrocket retentions. He started making apps in 2011 and hit Top 8 under educational games. In 2013, Steve started a podcast to interview successful app creators such as Shazam, Tapbots, and more. Today, Steve has served…
 
Jean-luc and Diego have a midyear check-in on the state of #SocialConfoes and talk about what's to come in the next half of 2021. Episode Overview 0:00 - Intro 1:33 - Things we've learned in the first half of 2021 13:50 - Challenges we are currently facing 20:20 - Why do we even have guests on 28:58 - Thoughts on live audio platforms like Clubhouse…
 
Eirini Kasti is a User Experience Expert focused on design for emotions. She has created experiences for the airline, financial, education, energy or transportation industries, from the biggest European companies like KLM or ING Bank to pioneering start-ups and scale-ups. Currently, she is a Senior Product Designer at Proxyclick, a European scale-u…
 
Artwork by Eli Jorgensen Bob Baxley, a Silicon Valley pioneer, takes us back in time through the history of Silicon Valley and gives us a glimpse into the future of it. Spoiler alert: He’s got concerns. He reveals how every little interaction matters and motivates us to be proud enough of the work we do […] The post 078: There and Back (and Forward…
 
Bob Baxley, a Silicon Valley pioneer, takes us back in time through the history of Silicon Valley and gives us a glimpse into the future of it. Spoiler alert: He's got concerns. He reveals how every little interaction matters and motivates us to be proud enough of the work we do to want to show our friends and family...otherwise, we've got more wor…
 
Cameron Avery is an experienced CEO with global channel management experience and extensive industry expertise in B2B IT software and services. Born and raised in Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia. Cameron currently leads Elastic Digital, a well-recognized creative agency for channel marketing and management for big tech companies. Elastic Digital aim…
 
Jason Ogle has been designing for Tim Berners-Lee’s “World Wide Web” via CRT monitors, 2400bps modems, and 216 colors since 1996. He is also a highly innovative and strategic design leader who is passionate about the user defender. He is an influential podcaster who uses the enchanting magic of audio to inspire and equip an audience of hungry and a…
 
Zen Lennon is the founder at ClosedWon, a sales meeting automation platform that books meetings for sales, development representatives, or salespeople. She was raised in Hawaii and moved to San Francisco to study at the University of San Francisco. In 2007, Zen was recruited by Yelp and became the best salesperson, closing over a million dollars in…
 
This week on #SocialConfoes we chat with Tyler Hiranaka. He'll be joining us from an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Tyler served as the charter president for JCI Honolulu from 2015-2016. Professionally, he is active in the fine jewelry space and also serves as a business consultant. We'll explore what it means to establish and scale an …
 
Michael Ernst is a multidisciplinary designer and cross-functional manager who works with executive teams to drive customer loyalty in business and convert them to results. He has 20 years of experience as a product designer, creative director, brand designer, and illustrator for various companies in the tech industry. He started his journey with Y…
 
Justin Jackson is the co-founder of podcast hosting company, Transistor.fm. Justin writes and podcasts about bootstrapping, product marketing, mindful technology, podcasting and learning to code. With such a diverse range of interests he had lots of info to share about entrepreneurship on this episode of the podcast. Episode Highlights: · Justin be…
 
In this episode of #SocialConfoes, we have a chat with Jade Tjon. She is the representative for Suriname on the Executive Board of the Inter-American Development Bank Group and serves as the focal point between the Government of Suriname and the Bank, and is dedicated to bringing attention to the needs and opportunities of small and island states. …
 
Koji Pereira is the Head of Design for Lyft Business. He creates products for organizations, companies, healthcare systems for employees, collaborators to get rides for their employees. Koji grew up in a poor family of five siblings, one mother, and had no father figure. He was the first among all of his siblings to go to have studied for college. …
 
Dana Todd is an internet pioneer and has been in roles such as the co-founder of a top digital marketing agency, founding board member of a global search marketing trade organization, patent holder and now the founder and CEO of a marketplace platform for disrupting the global garment supply chain, Balodana. Balodana is the first and only marketpla…
 
In this #SocialConfoes, Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Enzo Cavalie. He's born and raised in Peru but found the startup and venture capital space lacking in the region. With a background in economics he moved to Mexico to start a career in VC. We'll explore the startup and venture capital space in Latin America and much more. Additionally, he wri…
 
Howard Pinksy is the Senior XD Evangelist at Adobe and creates educational videos for Adobe. He shares UI/UX knowledge and experiences with the design community through video, live streams, at creative events, focusing on the process Adobe XD application. His journey first started in 2006, when YouTube was just a new website. Howard first started p…
 
Artwork by Eli Jorgensen Josh Mauldin shows us how resolving conflict not only makes us better humans, but better designers. He challenges us to approach conflict with a growth mindset and the question, “What can I learn from this?” to help us become less anti-conflict and more pro-resolution. He articulates the difference between healthy and […] T…
 
In this episode Pek chats to Christelle Rohaut who is the Codi CEO and co-founder. Codi is a home office-sharing company that lets users lend rooms in their homes for others to work from. They discuss how the pandemic interrupted the business, as well as how it has now launched in San Francisco and is planning on launching in more cities soon. Epis…
 
Josh Mauldin shows us how resolving conflict not only makes us better humans, but better designers. He challenges us to approach conflict with a growth mindset and the question, "What can I learn from this?" to help us become less anti-conflict and more pro-resolution. He articulates the difference between healthy and unhealthy conflict and teaches…
 
Did you know there are there are multiple Confoes Podcast shows? Today, Diego and Jean-luc are joined by Gregory Bainathsah (Co-Host Capital Confoes) and Tevin Morris (Co-Host Creative Confoes) in a bizarre Confoes Crossover Episode. Episode Overview 0:00 - Confoes Intro 3:16 - Favorite Episodes 7:56 - Meme Talk 25:25 - Should we create separate ch…
 
James Helms is the Vice President of design a product at Intuit. A global technology platform that helps the customers and communities we serve overcome their financial challenges. He is a graduate of the Visual Communications program at the University of Delaware. Today, James has been with Intuit for 7 years now. Performing and delivering strateg…
 
Ian Cohen’s specialty is privacy and FinTech. He is the CEO of Lokker and a leader in financial technology businesses. He serves on the board and is an advisor to multiple FinTech companies. Prior to Lokker, Ian was the General Manager and Chief Product Officer at Experian Consumer Services, as well as the Chief Executive Officer at Credit.com. Epi…
 
After 20 weeks of Social Confoes, it is time to reflect on the past 5 months and make plans for the future. In this episode, Diego and Jean-luc are having a #SocialConfoes Tea Time. In other words we answered any audience question that came in. Of course, we will also talked about why we have invested in different NFTs, such as VeeFriends and NBA T…
 
Ashutosh Priyadarshy is the CEO, Co-Founder of YC Company, and the app called "Sunsama"- an invite-only daily task planner for elite professionals. Going back to his background, Ashutosh was born in India. His parents then brought him to Pennsylvania, USA, where he spent most of his childhood. For college, Ashutosh studied at the University of Virg…
 
Sarkis Buniatyan is the Founder of Meraki Ventures, Mirai biotechnology, and the Founder of Nocode Rumble. With many businesses, he is an entrepreneur by day and a product designer by night. Sarkis creates hyper-realistic prototypes, develops MVPs, turns them into successful products, and teaches makers how to launch their vision. His business, Mir…
 
Reuben Resendez is the President of Ad Here. He is a Silicon Valley professional who focuses on building systems and introducing cutting-edge marketing initiatives to increase enrollments in the education space. His journey was not always all sunshine and rainbows. Reuben’s story is a true story of troubles, survival, and perseverance. He came to a…
 
May 25th, Diego and Jean-luc are joined on #SocialConfoes by Renzo Tjon A Joe, Suriname's record holder on the 50m and 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly. We will of course talk about swimming, but also about representing Suriname, challenges in the world of sports during Covid-19, and a little about Venture Capital as well. You can also connect with…
 
JJ Moi has been raised most of his life in Thailand and did his undergrad in industrial design there, majored in furniture design. Then back to San Francisco to do his masters in data visualization and worked as a UX designer for the past decade, mostly in startups, but also had a fair share in the public sector. Currently, he is working as VC desi…
 
Shar Darafsheh is the Co-Founder of Bill Flow, a billing page company that helps SaaS businesses architect and implement self-service billings. He started his journey in 2003 when he first moved to the United States. As a young man, he fell in love with programming and had a concept of building and monetizing softwares. In 2005, Shar sparked an int…
 
Stephanie Postles is the CEO of mission.org, a podcasting service that creates podcast shows from the top technology marketing to business podcasts. Her podcasting business tops 20 in the podcast ranking chart, has 4 million downloads annually, producing 600 episodes, and won two of Apple's Best of the Year Podcasts. Her story started in 2011 when …
 
Diego and Jean-luc are joined on #SocialConfoes by James Tucker. We talked about his journey from the UK to Spain, the process of Digital Content Creation, how to incorporate Agile into Social Media Marketing, GIFs and Emojis. You can also connect with James: Check out his company Cruz Creative and sign up for the newsletter for all things Agile. I…
 
Isabela Freire is a Luso-Brazilian digital designer & art director driven by technology and art. She is currently the Design Team Leader at Arduino, the world’s leading open-source hardware and software ecosystem. The Company offers a range of software tools, hardware platforms and documentation enabling almost anybody to be creative with technolog…
 
Kai Tse is the Managing partner at Structural Capital, an investment firm providing growth capital to finance tech companies in technology-enabled markets. He has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur in financial lending and capital investments. Mr. Kai always was a numbers person. In 1995, he graduated with B.S. Account from the Universi…
 
Diego and Jean-luc are joined on #SocialConfoes by Natasha Fong Poen. Natasha will take us on a journey from moving to the Netherlands, starting a corporate career, moving back to Suriname, and finally leaving corporate life behind to found Yogini Su. You can also connect with Natasha Her foundation: Yoga Suriname Her company: Yogini Su Instagram L…
 
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