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Silicon Slopes

Summary: The Silicon Slopes Podcast provides an in-depth look inside Utah’s growing startup and tech community from the perspective of the entrepreneurs, executives, and community leaders at the forefront of the industry.

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 Meat and Potatoes Episode 20: McKay Allen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:10

In episode 20, we talk with McKay Allen who is the Director of Global Digital Marketing for Ivanti. We talk about how McKay runs his team and what it is like to work for a large enterprise vs a small startup.

 Meat And Potatoes Episode 19: Rob Nelson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:06

In episode 19, we talk with Rob Nelson Founder and CEO of We get an update on Grow and how they are helping folks make better business decisions with real-time data. Rob gives an update on the Data Driven Summit that runs October 1st -3rd at Snowbird. Rudy Ruettiger from the all time classic movie "Rudy" will be one of the speakers at the event in which we are very excited.

 Meat And Potatoes Episode 18: Rebecca Dilg | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:05

In episode 18, we talk with Rebecca Dilg who is the Rural Community & Outreach Manager for the Governor's Office of Economic Development. We talk about the Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) 

 Meat And Potatoes Episode 17: Joe Eames | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:30

In episode 1, we talk with Joe Eames who is a Pluralsight Author and organizer of the Frameworks Summit. Joe explains why this event is important in the developer community and how Utah is leading the way in these types of events.

 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai & Sen. Mike Lee | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:32

On today's show we sit-down FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and U.S. Senator Mike Lee. We talked about net neutrality, 5G, and broadband access. It was an interesting an engaging conversation. We hope you enjoy.

 A Special This Is The Place Podcast Announcement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 02:46

A Special This Is The Place Podcast Announcement

 This Is The Place Podcast Episode 46: I'm Loving It | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:19

In episode 46, Chris and Meg continue their scooter conversation, having lived through the invasion. Then they discuss coughing sheep, heroin served on the rocks at McDonalds, and a smelly city. 

 Meat And Potatoes Episode 16: Brian Sather, CEO of Blacksmith International | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:32

In episode 16, we talk with Brian Sather who is the CEO of Blacksmith International and also one of the founders of Product Powerup which is an event happening September 20th - 21st. If you are a product person or hope to be at some point in your life this would be a great event to attend. You can hear all the details about the event in this podcast as well as other useful advice from Brian. 

 DevMountain Founder Cahlan Sharp | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:19

On today’s show we talk to DevMountain founder Cahlan Sharp. We love this guy and think he’s an incredible entrepreneur and leader. It was really fun to catch-up.

 Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:20

On today’s show we talk to Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard. We talked about Pluralsight’s recent successful IPO and the future of the company and the Silicon Slopes ecosystem. This was a fun conversation.

 This Is The Place Podcast Episode 45: The Scooters Are Coming | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:33

This Is The Place (A Silicon Slopes Production) delivers wide-ranging, rarely serious commentary on tech, Utah, and everything in between. Hosted by Silicon Slopes editors Meg Morley Walter and Chris Rawle, This Is The Place examines Utah-centric stories that range from inspiring and relevant to completely bonkers. In episode 45, Chris and Meg discuss Pioneer Day shenanigans, Divvy's funding news, the looming scooter boom, a UTA employee gone bananas, and some gun negligence. 

 Meat And Potatoes Episode 15: Skye PoVey, VP of Dental Sales for Weave | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:05

Meat And Potatoes Episode 15: Skye PoVey, VP of Dental Sales for Weave

 Equality Utah Executive Director Troy Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:57

On today’s show we talk to Equality Utah Executive Director Troy Williams. Troy’s a fascinating character who has been at the forefront of some of the most consequential and controversial political debates in Utah over the past decade. And his approach seems to come from a place of empathy, humor, and love. This was a fun conversation.

 Instructure CEO Josh Coates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:12

On today’s show we bring you a conversation with Instructure CEO Josh Coates that was recorded in front of a live audience at Silicon Slopes HQ. Josh is one of the most dynamic and interesting leaders in Silicon Slopes. He’s also one of the most successful, having been a part of two now iconic Utah companies. You’re going to love this one. 

 This Is The Place Podcast Episode 44 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 25:54

This Is The Place Podcast Episode 44


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