Paul French

Episode 13: Evolving the Events Industry | Daphne Hoppenot

On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Daphne Hoppenot, founder of The Vendry. Launched in 2019, The Vendry is a digital marketplace and professional community for the events industry with over 18,000 members. During the episode, Paul and Daphne discuss how the events industry was one of the hardest hit by…

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Episode 12: Driving Change in the Transportation Industry | Michael Nalepka

On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Michael Nalepka, the General Manager of VideoProtects at J. J. Keller. Offering video-based solutions for drivers and fleets, VideoProtects is bringing the science of video-telematics to the transportation market. Having joined J. J. Keller this past January, Michael has had an extensive career in…

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Episode 11: Keeping score in the world of sports retail | Mike Starkey

On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Mike Starkey, Chief Information Officer at Christy Sports. Mike has held several positions in e-commerce and retail over the years, including VP of IT Strategy at enVista, Senior VP of Information Systems at Performance Bicycle and Director of IT Retail Strategy at Sears. His…

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Episode 10: Converting customers through content marketing | Michael Brenner

As companies seek better ROI for their marketing efforts today, more and more brands are turning to quality content as their number one tactic. On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Michael Brenner, CEO at Marketing Insider Group. Michael is a globally-recognized keynote speaker on leadership, culture and marketing, and the…

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Episode 09: Revolutionizing the insurance industry through automation | Mark Morissette

The insurance industry was dramatically impacted by the pandemic, but some providers have been quick to evolve in the face of the crisis. On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Mark Morissette, Founder and CEO of Foxquilt, a leading North American insurance technology company focused on empowering small businesses and B2B…

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Episode 08: The Power of API-Driven Technologies | Vince Padua

On this episode of Transform It Forward, Paul sits down with Axway’s Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Vince Padua. Vince is known for his outcome-driven approach to building visionary technology, and over his 20-year career, he’s created several groundbreaking products for Fortune 500 companies. Through his work, he has successfully accelerated tech adoption rates and…

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Episode 07: The New Frontier of Employee Benefits | Jon Schlossberg

In this episode of Transform It Forward, we learn how a financial services platform called Even is changing the game for employee financial well-being. Paul sits down with Jon Schlossberg, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Even, to learn how the company is transforming the way employers look at assisting the financial needs of their employees…

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Episode 06: Dimensions of Data | Aviva Fink

The pandemic has changed the way we work, shop, and experience life. Although the commercial real estate industry is generally optimistic about the path forward, questions remain—especially in retail. In this episode, Paul sits down with Aviva Fink, Vice President of Growth and Partnerships at Reonomy, a property intelligence platform for commercial real estate professionals….

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Episode 05: Transforming Telecom | Jacqueline Teo

Connecting people in a digital environment has never been more important than in the past year. Effective digital communications give us the ability to create strong global connections, collaborate with one another, and find solutions to complex challenges. Enter: Jacqueline Teo, Global Chief Digital Officer at HGC Global Communications. In this episode, Jacqueline sits down…

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Episode 04: Women In Tech Panel

Although women represent nearly half of the entire workforce today, they’re still massively underrepresented in the technology industry. Transformation is needed not only for the women working in technology now, but also for the girls hoping to make their mark on the industry in the future. In this episode of the Transform It Forward podcast,…

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