ESRAPodcast's podcast

ESRAPodcast's podcast
By Richard Grisham
About this podcast
Flagship podcast of ESRA, the Electronic Signatures and Records Association
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Latest episodes
Jan. 2, 2018
Incoming ESRA Chair Harry Gardner rings in 2018 with a look ahead at all of the activities planned for the year. With initiatives including Public Policy, an expanded Standards program, conferences and meetings, new Board members and executive officers, 2018 promises to be the biggest and best year yet for ESRA.
Nov. 22, 2017
Daniel Rice, the co-founder and CEO of Bootstrap Legal, joins us today to talk all about blockchain, bitcoin, and smart contracts. Where are we today with these cryptocurrencies and technologies? How can individuals and organizations use them in practical terms? What problems do they solve? Join Dan and host Rich Grisham for a fascinating look at the nascent technologies that will continue to power the Digital Revolution.
Oct. 27, 2017
ESRA Chairman Dan Puterbaugh previews eSignRecords2017, discussing the overall theme The Future of Digital, the San Francisco setting, and the key sessions taking place throughout the two-day conference. 
Oct. 12, 2017
Margo Tank is one of the most important people in the world of electronic signatures, having contributed significantly to the creation of ESIGN and playing an important role in the history of ESRA. Today, she joins host Richard Grisham to walk through some of the most important landmark legal cases since electronic signatures were introduced. It's a fascinating session that impacts us all, as consumers and participants in the digital world.
Sept. 1, 2017
Assuresign CEO, longtime ESRA Board member and blockchain expert David Brinkman joins the ESRA podcast to discuss what the technology is, why it's important, and where its practical usage is happening today. In this wide-ranging discussion, he guides us through what blockchain means to different individuals and organizations, and where it will most likely impact us in the near future.
June 24, 2017
Buckley Sandler Partner Margo Tank, an influential figure in the history of electronic signatures and digital records, traces the history of the digital revolution from its beginnings through its current state. 
April 19, 2017
The creation of standards in the world of electronic signatures and digital records is an important, if daunting, task. ESRA is well-positioned to be the leader in this space, which will serve to improve these processes for all. Longtime ESRA Board of Director and current AlphaTrust CEO Bill Brice joins host Rich Grisham to discuss the ESRA Standards initiative, what it means, and how others can get involved.
March 9, 2017
ESRA Board Member and Docutech EVP Harry Gardner joins host Rich Grisham to discuss the current national situation in the eMortgage space. The two chat about the recent past, the stakeholders, barriers to mass adoption, and predictions for the near future. 
Feb. 21, 2017
Public Policy is a key tenet of ESRA and its activities. On the fifth episode of the ESRA podcast, Public Policy coordinator Ken Moyle joins host Rich Grisham to discuss the status of ESRA Public Policy mission in 2017. For more information on ESRA Public Policy, visit For more information on ESRA in general, visit
Jan. 22, 2017
President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries Marc Aronson joins host Richard Grisham for a discussion about the past, present, and future of eNotary. The topics range from the legal precedent that allows electronic notaries, the challenges of adoption, the opportunities present for increased usage, and what the impetus for change will be.