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Brave Dynamics: Authentic Leadership Reflections

Leadership is harder than it looks. Jeremy Au, proven founder and Harvard MBA, interviews courageous entrepreneurs, executives and investors every week. He also shares his frontline experiences, coaching insights and own professional development journey. If you're stepping up as a new leader, founding a startup or venturing into the great unknown, this is the podcast for you. For show notes and tRead More

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Jeremy Au in 2018 on Cofounding a Series A Early Education Marketplace, Personal Loss and Paying It Forward

Jun 25, 2020
21 min
Successful founders and investors have shared their reflections in other episodes. This podcast is a time capsule from 2018 where I shared my personal journey with GroundBreakers on tackling America's childcare shortage and founding CozyKin, an...
Jun 25, 2020 • 21 MIN

Randy Katz on Influence Without Authority, Setting Up WhiteHouse.gov & Academic Leadership

Jun 22, 2020
26 min
Professor Randy Howard Katz, the Vice Chancellor for Research at UC Berkeley and the United Micro Electronics Corporation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. He is a pioneer who helped develop...
Jun 22, 2020 • 26 MIN

Andrew Ive on Disrupting the Food Industry and Defying Expectations

Jun 18, 2020
25 min
Andrew Ive is the Founder & Managing General Partner at Big Idea Ventures. Big Idea Ventures is a hybrid venture firm with a VC arm and accelerator program. It runs the $50M New Protein Fund, which is the world’s first and largest plant-based...
Jun 18, 2020 • 25 MIN

Nurul Jihadah Hussain: Tech Diversity & Inclusion and Elevating Minority, Muslim & Female Talent

Jun 12, 2020
27 min
Nurul Jihadah Hussain is the Founder of The Codette Project. Operating since 2015, The Codette Project is a nonprofit ground-up initiative to improve access and opportunities for minority & Muslim women in technology. The Codette Project runs...
Jun 12, 2020 • 27 MIN

Hsu Ken Ooi: from Rebellious Child to Chief Product Officer and Accelerating Southeast Asia's Startups

Jun 5, 2020
35 min
Hsu Ken Ooi is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Iterative. Iterative is a Y Combinator-style accelerator focused exclusively on Southeast Asia. In their latest batch, they chose the top 9 companies out of over 300 startup applicants. The...
Jun 5, 2020 • 35 MIN

Amir Salihefendic: Being a Parent-Founder & Building a Remote-First Company and Community

May 29, 2020
21 min
Amir Salihefendić is the founder and CEO of Doist, the remote-first company behind the productivity app Todoist and Twist, a team communication app. Todoist keeps track of all your tasks, projects, and goals in one beautifully simple place. It...
May 29, 2020 • 21 MIN

Professor Randy Katz: Influence Without Authority, Setting Up WhiteHouse.gov & Academic Leadership

May 21, 2020
26 min
Professor Randy Howard Katz is the Vice Chancellor for Research at UC Berkeley and the United Micro Electronics Corporation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. He is a pioneer who helped...
May 21, 2020 • 26 MIN

Geoffrey See on Training North Korea's Startups, Almost Dying Twice & Keeping The Faith

May 15, 2020
26 min
"When you have a personal mission in your life and you let it shine in a way that you live and breathe it, people are attracted to it. People see the dedication and the passion, and they want to help in many ways."​ - Geoffrey See Geoffrey See is...
May 15, 2020 • 26 MIN

Elaine Truong on Leading a Tech Movement

May 7, 2020
24 min
Elaine Truong is the first product technical product manager at Facebook Singapore. Facebook connects 241 million Southeast Asians and one interesting difference is that 94% use Facebook through mobile. She's worked on connecting people in...
May 7, 2020 • 24 MIN

Vardhan Kapoor on Sustainability Leadership

May 1, 2020
17 min
Vardhan Kapoor is the Business Strategy Manager for Deliveroo, overseeing the development and deployment of the organization's strategy across Singapore. He also co-founded the company's Global Sustainability Committee. He is passionate about...
May 1, 2020 • 17 MIN

Chia Jeng Yang On Scaling People

Apr 23, 2020
2 min
Chia is a Principal at Saison Capital, a leading FinTech-focused venture capital fund, who has done especially well in emerging markets like Southeast Asia and India. Their direct investments include Grab, Southeast Asia's largest startup and...
Apr 23, 2020 • 2 MIN

Kwok Jia Chuan: Leadership Is Never About Yourself

Apr 13, 2020
17 min
Kwok Jia Chuan currently leads payment product policies for Google. Previously, he was Deputy Director in the Singapore government's digital transformation office. He led a product team working on digital payment and identity products. He also...
Apr 13, 2020 • 17 MIN

Welcome to Brave Dynamics

Apr 8, 2020
0 min
Welcome to Brave Dynamics. This is your host, Jeremy Au. Leadership is harder than it looks. As a proven founder and Harvard MBA, I interview courageous entrepreneurs, executives and investors every week. I also share my frontline experiences,...
Apr 8, 2020 • 0 MIN