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Episode 462: A Genius Entrepreneur

Episode 462 originally broadcast on April 12, 2014

Using algorithms to win sports games? Think Brad Pitt’s Moneyball. Russ visits with the ultimate numbers geek, Dr. Wayne Winston, Clinical Assistant Professor of Decision Information Sciences at the University of Houston. In our vignettes, Leisa chats with Meg Toups of Blue Sky IT Partners; PKF’s Byron Hebert has a Tool Time Update; Robin visits with the Houston Symphony’s Glenn Taylor; and Laura Max visits with Jonathan Tinkle, Jonathan Blake.

School of Business 4/12/2014

Russ and John host the show that champions free enterprise, capitalism and entrepreneurship. Sometimes we feel like we’re doing all the heavy lifting! Includes: our Quote of the Week—happy thoughts from American journalist George Will; This Week in Business History includes notable personalities Paul Revere, Noah Webster, JC Penney and Hugo Chavez; and the Jargon Challenge Round—trendy technospeak you should know.

Dr. Wayne Winston - CT Bauer College of Business; University of Houston

Using algorithms to win sports games? Think Brad Pitt’s Moneyball. Russ visits with the ultimate numbers geek, Dr. Wayne Winston, Clinical Assistant Professor of Decision Information Sciences at the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business. He’s worked for Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and for the New York Knicks using math to evaluate athletes’ performance. Wild stuff you gotta hear!

The Light Files - Jonathan Blake

Success has come quickly to Jonathan Tinkle, the creative force behind the Jonathan Blake brand. Laura Max interviews the young fashion designer.

Brandonomics from Savage - Glenn Taylor

A 100-year anniversary is the perfect time to rebrand. Robin Tooms chats with Glenn Taylor, chief marketing officer for the Houston Symphony.

Women Mean Business - Meg Toups

She’s all about telecom, IT management and crisis resolution. Leisa Holland-Nelson visits with Meg Toups, CEO of Blue Sky IT Partners.

PKF Texas: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook® - Byron Hebert

Scenario forecasts can drive your budget, growth and HR strategies and we’ll show you how. Byron Hebert, CPA, CTP, offers another Tool Time Update.

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