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Digital products don’t just live online. They are made up of people, experiences, and awe-inspiring innovation. This show shares the stories of industry-leading companies whose products have a soul, a mission, and a vision. Through engaging conversations with CEOs, entrepreneurs, andRead more

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The Rise of Mindfulness Apps with Frank Bach, Lead Product Designer at Headspace

Nov 30 • 36:36

You’ve probably heard of, or even used, the widely popular mindfulness app Headspace. And even if you haven’t used the product to meditate, it’s likely you’ve encountered the brand elsewhere—through its Netflix series, perhaps, or through partnerships with other health products. Frank Bach, lead product designer at Headspace, has been part of the company’s growth for the l...

Establishing Generational Health for Black Families with Tiffany Whitlow, NOWINCLUDED Co-Founder

Nov 23 • 34:02

What do you do when your voice isn’t recognized by the healthcare industry? From a lack of Black physicians to clinical trials not having enough Black participants, the odds are stacked against Black patients seeking care from a system that wasn’t built for them. Tiffany Whitlow co-founded the product NOWINCLUDED as a new answer to this systemic problem—one that hopes to b...

Closing the Gap in Neurological Health Care with Elizabeth Burstein, CEO of Neura Health

Nov 16 • 32:01

When Elizabeth Burstein began enduring chronic migraines, she struggled to find access to quality care when she needed it most. Like the thousands of other people with serious neurological conditions, connecting with professionals who could help was a persistent challenge. So she and her partners founded Neura Health, an app that connects patients to neurological health sp...

Combating the Unspoken Metabolic Health Crisis with David Flinner, Levels Co-Founder

Nov 9 • 33:32

Metabolic health is the foundation of our bodies; it’s what turns the food we eat into the energy we need to live. But despite playing a huge role in our energy levels, athletic performance, and weight loss goals, metabolism remains little explored as a health topic. That’s why David Flinner decided to co-found the glucose monitoring product Levels. With the help of a wear...

How Aavia Shows ‘Hormones Don’t Discriminate’ with CEO & Co-Founder Aagya Mathur

Nov 2 • 22:16

Aagya Mathur started her career with the goal of helping people. In high school, she designed artificial arteries for patients; now, she leads the hormone health company Aavia as co-founder & CEO.  Today Aagya is on a mission to demystify hormone health and birth control. She talks about how Aavia’s brand is working to show that “hormones don’t discriminate.” Like metabol...

Big Data & 'Enlightenment As A Product' In The Age Of Health Tech

Oct 26 • 25:44

We’re kicking off our latest series on Health Tech by exploring the rise of Big Data, wearable tech, and what it means to be “enlightened” by a product.  Often, enlightenment is understood in a spiritual sense; in the age of wearable health tech and personalized digital products, enlightenment is emerging by empowering users with real-time information about their health. ...

Unpacking Dollar Shave Club’s “No B.S.” D2C Approach with Tsega Dinka

Oct 12 • 28:35

You might remember Dollar Shave Club skyrocketing to popularity after they released a viral video and embraced a “no B.S.” approach to business. As one of the first major D2C brands, the company used insights they gained at the front of the pack to pioneer a budding industry. In many ways, how we understand D2C today is thanks to DSC.  Tsega Dinka, recently vice president...

Boardable’s Krista Martin on Representation & the Future of Non-Profits

Oct 7 • 21:28

Non-profit boards are experiencing a culture shift. For the first time, many boards are leaning into virtual formats, creating new opportunities for more people to get involved. ...

Creating a Frictionless D2C Experience with Liana Herrera, Bottomless

Oct 5 • 27:39

Solving your own problems can be a shortcut to discovering a need in the market. Liana Herrera, Co-founder of Bottomless, recognized an opportunity to disrupt the coffee industry while working through her own frustrating experiences. She joins us to share her journey and how her team is transforming the world one cup of coffee at a time....

Staying Curious and Examining the Failures of D2C with Ben Clark, Casper

Sep 28 • 26:08

Ben Clark is the Chief Technology Officer of the leading D2C mattress company Casper Sleep. As a senior tech leader of a popular D2C brand, Ben says it can be difficult to stay ahead of the curve and set trends. For him, the key to success in D2C is simple: stay curious and examine your failures. ...

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