Riding Shotgun Podcast

where business leaders ride shotgun

Riding Shotgun - The Techrides Podcast

Hosted by Edwin Marcial, Riding Shotgun features inspiring stories of entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership from top business leaders while riding in a cool car

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EV Riding with Ganesh Iyer, Global CIO for NIO, Inc.

Ever have a low battery on your cell phone and wish you could just swap it out for a fresh one with a full charge? Imagine if you could do that same thing with your car battery when it was running low? That's exactly what EV car maker NIO has pioneered - battery swap technology that will replace a depleted car battery with a fresh one. This is just one of the innovations that I'll talk about with Ganesh Iyer, Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) for NIO, Inc. Headquartered in Shanghai, China, NIO was started in 2014 by founder, chairman and CEO, William Li. NIO is a pioneer in China’s premium EV market driving innovation in connectivity, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and charging solutions. So come along for the ride and get to know Ganesh and NIO, Inc. as we roll in a 2021 NIO ES8 and discuss the future of EV driving.

David Cummings, Founder of the Atlanta Tech Village (ATV) and Atlanta Ventures

Techrides host Edwin Marcial rides along with serial entrepreneur and investor David Cummings. David is the founder of the Atlanta Tech Village (ATV) — the United States’ 4th largest tech hub. David built ATV after selling Pardot for $100 million dollars. He is also the founder of Atlanta Tech Ventures through which he has invested in several of Atlanta’s hottest startups including Calendly, SalesLoft and Terminus. Join Edwin and David as they ride in David’s 2017 Acura NSX and discuss David’s career as an entrepreneur, what he looks for in founders and companies he invests in, and the current Atlanta startup scene.

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From academic probation to co-founding a Fortune 500 company valued over 60B: Edwin Marcial discusses leadership lessons learned throughout his career

Edwin Marcial speaks to a group of engineering students about his career in software engineering and the lessons he learned as a technical leader. In the latest episode of Riding Shotgun, the Techrides Podcast, Edwin discusses his career journey from getting started as a software engineer to his time as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) where he was instrumental in building a tech startup into the largest financial markets operator in the world.

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Healthcare startup SnapNurse revenue rockets up 9900% in response to COVID-19

In this episode of Riding Shotgun, the Techrides Podcast, listen to the remarkable story of a healthcare startup that has rocketed from 2 million (M) dollars in annual revenue pre-pandemic to $200 million in the past few months. SnapNurse is answering the challenge to provide healthcare professionals to resource starved hospitals and nursing homes during the Covid-19 pandemic. Edwin talks with CEO Cherie Kloss and COO Jeff Richards, the founders of SnapMedTech.

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Gil West, Chief Operating Officer, Delta Air Lines

Ride with Gil West in his spectacular 2020 Ford GT Heritage Edition as Edwin and Gil discuss Delta’s industry leading response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of aviation, the innovative startups working with Delta to transform the flight experience, keys to Gil's tremendously successful career, and more!