Posts filed under Katie.Show

Katie.Show | EP 88: A Chat with Funko CEO Brian Mariotti at New York Comic Con

Katie Linendoll chats with Funko CEO Brian Mariotti at New York Comic Con about their nearly 600 million dollar per year business. From Brady Bunch to WWE they have every fan based covered. Brian chats about their strong dedication to fans and the precision of nerd details ...that all nerds can appreciate! Brian also shares which license Funko has yet to attain.

Posted on October 6, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 87: OhmniLabs : Reinventing Telepresence Robots

Beyond the workplace the telepresence robot can be a game changer in many unexpected sectors like healthcare, senior centers or education. Imagine a child undergoing cancer treatment, who can finally join their class at school!  The real-life applications are widespread.  

The team at OhmniLabs created a robot that is not only super simple to set up, but also easy to use and control remotely. Katie Linendoll chats with Jill Nguyen about reinventing the telepresence market.

Posted on September 27, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 86: Sedona by way of Pink Jeep

Take a trip through the awe inspiring landscape of Sedona on a Pink Jeep Tour! Riding in a Pink Jeep is an experience in itself, but even more memorable when getting an insider look at this history, geology and off-roading possibilities. Katie Linendoll chats with Rob MacMullan, Content Manager of Pink Jeep Tours, on location.

Posted on August 27, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 85: Coming in HOT Sauce! Katie heads to Heatonist to chat with the founder and hot sauce aficionado Noah Chaimberg

Coming in Hot Sauce!

This is not your average Tabasco.  Katie Linendoll heads to a hot sauce taste testing at Heatonist in NYC known for its expert curation of the world's finest hot sauces. She chats with the founder and hot sauce aficionado Noah Chaimberg about the science of peppers, Scoville units and the hottest peppers on the planet.

Katie.Show | EP 84: VR World NYC: A conversation with Tommy Goodkin, Director of Content

Inside VR World NYC
Set foot in a different reality. Katie Linendoll chats with Tommy Goodkin Head of Content at VR World in New York City. VR World has five floors with over 50 virtual reality experiences. A premiere destination to experience the most immersive VR content from walking a plank 300 feet in the air to virtually painting the world around you to playing some highly competitive dodgeball. 

Posted on July 25, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 83: Kari Pearce: A conversation with the shatterproof, 2016 Fittest American Female!

Kari Pearce: A conversation with the shatterproof, 2016 Fittest American Female. Katie Linendoll chats with Kari to learn what it takes to be one of the worldโ€™s top CrossFit athletes. Kari is also a former four time Big Ten Champion Gymnast, as a member of the University of Michigan Varsity Gymnastics team from 2007-2011. She also holds the New York State bench press record, at 240 lbs!

Katie.Show | EP 82: From Social Media To Data Mining: Understanding the Facebook Privacy Breach

Katie Linendoll chats with Silicon Valley innovator and futurist Kevin Surace as Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before congress. They discuss the goals of Cambridge Analytica and what every consumer should be aware of when it comes to their privacy and digital footprint.

Katie.Show | EP 81: Ron Stephens: HP Launches a Custom Printer Into Space!

Katie Linendoll visits Cape Canaveral to follow up on a story that she has been covering with HP Printing and NASA. She watched as SpaceX Mission CRS-14 launched the printer into space! The HP ENVY ISS traveled aboard the Dragon Capsule on the Falcon 9 rocket with 5,800 lbs of other science and research equipment destined for the ISS.
Katie chats with Ron Stephens - R&D Manager, Specialty Printing Systems HP, Inc. to learn how his team collaborated to create this high tech zero gravity printer.

Katie.Show | EP 80: Matt O'Brien: eSports - Is the next athlete digital?

Can you make a career out of being a professional gamer? Its legit. The world of eSports and professional gaming has grown like crazy over the past few years. What many would write off as activities taking place in a parents basement are now selling out Madison Square Garden, attracting jaw dropping numbers of online streams, and earning pros prizes in the millions. Heck its even being considered as an Olympic sport!  Katie Linendoll chats with Matt O'Brien who is leading the charge for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their own eSports partnerships.

Katie.Show | EP 79: Sven Gerjets: CTO of Mattel

We often think that the toy industry is just about fun and games, but when it comes to the financial market it's a 26 billion dollar industry in the US alone! Katie Linendoll sits down to talk toys with Sven Gerjets CTO of Mattel at the Toy Fair 2018.  Topics include Mattel's vision to accommodate the modern tech kid; how they can take an iconic brand like Hot Wheels and give it an upgrade for the next generation; and how they are addressing privacy concerns with connected toys (something we never worried about in the Olden Days).

Posted on February 19, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 78: Hands on With Nintendo Labo

Nintendo recently announced Nintendo Labo โ€“ STEM-focused interactive kits that work with Nintendo Switch. After a first hands-on look (and build!) Katie Linendoll chatted with David Young, assistant manager PR Nintendo of America. Labo Variety and Robot kits will hit shelves April 20th.

Posted on February 2, 2018 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 75: Buck Sexton - State of Journalism and Social Media

In this high-speed world of lightning-fast information sharing, Buck joins Katie Linendoll to share his perspective on the complex, sometimes darker side of social media and the dangers of modern day journalism where priorities often lie with being first out of the gate.  Buck's unique perspective, as a conservative radio host and former CIA officer, helps consumers of information to become savvier โ€” encouraging them to look beyond the number of followers, into the quality of the content and true engagement.

Posted on November 6, 2017 and filed under Katie.Show.

Katie.Show | EP 74: The Force is Strong with Ashley Eckstein โ€” New York Comic Con

Katie rejoins Ashley Eckstein, voice of Ahsoka Tano on the Star Wars animated series, at New York City Comic Con. As founder of Her Universe, one of the world's top female clothing lines for Star Wars, Marvel and Doctor Who, Ashely is both an artistic and a business savvy powerhouse... a real Wonder Woman!

Katie.Show | EP 73: The Batcole Foundation - Fighting Pediatric Cancer with Research, Technology and Uplifting Treatment Centers

The Batcole Foundation was founded in loving memory of Cole, who passed away from neuroblastoma when he was only 11 years old. It's mission is to improve the overall experience of cancer care for patients and their families. A proud Team Batcole member, Katie chats with Carol Winnefeld, Cole's mother, about the unique ways that the foundation is living out its mission. Projects include raising funds for clinical research & also an exiting tech partnership with HP involving hospital room makeovers & VR.

Katie.Show | EP 72: How to get the perfect solar eclipse shot โ€“ Ken Sklute Canon Expert and Explorer of Light

ยดKen Sklute gives Katie Linendoll tips on how to shoot that perfect eclipse photo - spoiler alert, it's not with a smart phone.  Canon has knighted Ken with the impressive title of being a "Canon Explorer of Light,โ€ a distinction held by only 51 of the top photographers worldwide. Ken also chats eclipse safety and warns that many could be at risk for damaging their eyes if they don't wear proper protective eye gear. They also discuss our era of digital film and debate what crosses the line and becomes overmanipulation.

Katie.Show | EP 71: Experience the Next Super Bowl Like Youโ€™re There - in Virtual Reality

Katie chats with Miheer Walavalkar, Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer of LiveLike, a company that is bringing live sports into virtual reality. They are enabling audiences to experience huge events like the Super Bowl in Virtual and also collaborating with big brands like Fox Sports.

Katie.Show | EP 70: A Gadget to Keep Sharks Away

Did you know there is a gadget that can keep sharks away? In honor of Shark Week, Katie chats with Nathan Garrison, the co-founder of Sharkbanz, who shares how 10 years of research with scientists and marine biologists led him to create the worldโ€™s first shark deterrent wearable.