Interviews By Person: "Michael Shermer, Ph.D."
A BusinessMakers Classic - from July of 2006: Lawrence Kersten, Founder and CEO of Despair Inc. Listen to the story of this very successful "de-motivational" parody company.
A BusinessMakers Classic from August of 2006. Russ interviews the founder of Craigslist, a software engineer. Newmark started Craigslist as an email list for friends. Today, it's a major online community, "a platform to help everybody get everyday things done." His site is the seventh most-visited in the U.S - over 5 billion hits each month. Newmark says he's not an innovator, that he just treats people the way he would want to be treated; in the process, he has experienced tremendous growth while staying true to his vision.
Hear from the BusinessMakers archive real world "idea triggers" that sparked the start of major success for Tom Fatjo Jr, Red McCombs, Eric Elfman, Geary Broadnax, Marti Frost, and David Saperstein.
The BusinessMakers interview Catherine Rohr, a former Wall Street investor, who established a business training program to tap into the massive potential of convicted felons working to permanently change their lives. Rohr's program works to capitalize on inmates' "street smarts" and apply it toward a productive, ethical pursuit that will allow them to re-enter society.
The BusinessMakers interview Chris Wasden, formerly CEO of Tympany Inc. and currently founder and CEO of SimplexityMD. Wasden searches for new medical technologies he can control, commercialize and bring to market. Wasden explains his process, which has already lead to the company's first portfolio venture, MC Nanotissues.
The BusinessMakers interview the founder, chairman and CEO of renewable energy start-up Hydro Green Energy. Krouse, a chemical engineer, launched Hydro Green Energy in 2002. The company builds and operates hydrokinetic power projects that generate electricity exclusively from moving water (river currents, tidal currents and ocean currents) without constructing dams or conduits.
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