The Tech Cat Show

The Tech Cat Show
By Lori H. Schwartz
About this podcast
The Tech Cat show will give you the vital information that you need to stay ahead of the curve in technology as it relates to consumers and trends in marketing, entertainment and ‘business to consumer’ opportunities. You’ll hear from leading experts in the media and content business as they talk with Lori and share meaningful advice on how to navigate. Every show delivers insights and “nuggets” of information that you can take off line and activate on. Whether it’s a piece of business advice, a website or app to check out or a must attend trade show, Lori is the expert and authority in technology trends for all ancillary business opportunities.
In this podcast
Latest episodes
Feb. 15, 2018
This week we begin our month of exploring AR trends, joined first by Charlie Fink, author of the recently released book, “Charlie Fink’s Metaverse, An AR Enabled Guide to VR & AR”. As a former tech executive he is currently a contributor to Forbes, covering VR, AR, and new media. Today he joins us to discuss the future of AR and VR, and how developments in AI, Blockchain, and more will impact them. Connect the dots between the biggest trends in tech and get the bigger picture, right here on The Tech Cat Show!
Feb. 7, 2018
With any creation comes a desire for protection; with that protection and the help of Entertainment Lawyers, innovators can watch their ideas come to life. With over 25 years of experience as an Entertainment Law Attorney, this is the service that this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Jody Simon, offers. As the Head of Production Company Practice at Fox Rothschild, Jody works with clients to navigate the changing media landscape and negotiate deals that turn their content into reality. He joins us today to discuss the future of content, sharing trends in OTT, SVOD, the rise of digital platforms, the future of cable companies, and the need for improved search ability as online viewing becomes the norm. Everyone has a stake in entertainment and can benefit from knowing its trends - you can learn it all right here on The Tech Cat Show!
Feb. 1, 2018
From seed to sale, MedMen, one of the world’s largest legal cannabis enterprises, works through its scalable growing facilities, retail stores focused on quality and excellence, and support towards pro-legalization groups to shape the law and conversation on cannabis. Taking the mic is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Daniel Yi, VP of Corporate Communications. He joins us to look at cannabis through a cultural, social, and business lens, as well as discuss California’s recent dive into adult sales, and what spells progress towards the ultimate end of the cannabis Prohibition. Become the cream of the crop by keeping up on your cannabis current events, right here on the Tech Cat Show!
Jan. 29, 2018
With family-friendly entertainment in mind, Famileague, a multi-platform network and digital media company, works to provide a unique blend of play, content, and technology. We team up with this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Aimee Helfand, CEO, to get the low-down on online advertising, influencer marketing, and the latest in family entertainment. Learn how to regale the whole entire family, with your knowledge gained here on the Tech Cat Show!
Jan. 18, 2018
Through its work in protecting creativity and innovation in the form of investments and new ideas, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) stands at the forefront of technological advancement and success. Heading the Silicon Valley USPTO is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, John Cabeca. As its Director, he is the perfect source to cue us into the world of intellectual property, emerging technology, and all things patents. If you’ve ever had a question about keeping ideas safe, this is the episode for you. Get it all right here on the Tech Cat Show!
Jan. 11, 2018
Serving as a self-proclaimed ‘do tank’, Ubercool is an innovation agency and incubator working to spur clients’ approach to innovation forward. Leading the fight is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Michael Tchong, Founder, come to discuss three of the eight Ubertrends he has identified. Currently writing a book on them, Michael will cover the trends on Digital Lifestyle, Time Compression, and Unwired. Successful is as successful does, you can learn the latest right here on the Tech Cat Show!
Jan. 3, 2018
A conversation with Matt Johnston, VP Strategy and Innovation, Indiegogo Enterprise.
Dec. 29, 2017
Bringing you the latest in video technology, OTT, online streaming, and digital video is VideoInk, the top resource for industry analysis and breaking news in the video world. Heading its operation is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Jocelyn Johnson, VideoInk Founder, delivering us what’s current in online video and streaming, as well as social video vs. Multichannel Video Programing Distributor’s (MVPD’s) and cable OTT (Over The Top). All it takes is one hour to be au Courant in online and video - get it right here on the Tech Cat Show!
Dec. 21, 2017
Step into someone else’s shoes…see their story through their eyes…that’s the opportunity that Portal Experiences provides. At the head of the virtual reality, non-fiction entertainment company is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Julian McCrea. As Founder of the company behind the critically and commercially acclaimed ‘Flatline Experience’ he takes us into his world discussing the latest trends in VR and location-based entertainment, as well as the difference between content and experience. Strap on your headsets and see a difference side of VR, right here on the Tech Cat Show!
Dec. 14, 2017
Working to identify the latest trends for your business, to fill innovation pipelines and discern growth opportunities that shape your business strategies, and to market your corporation in a variety of industries is this week’s Tech Cat Show guest, Cecily Sommers. As a Futurist - an expert in strategy and innovation - she has held roles in speaking, consulting, and even writing her own book, “Think like a Futurist”. She’ll be joining us this week to discuss the role technology plays in politics, the economy, and shaping our society as a whole. You don’t have to look into a crystal ball to see what’s coming, find it all here, on the Tech Cat Show!