What's Working in Washington

A weekly podcast examining the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and policy in the Washington D.C. region. They are stories explaining why local innovation often influences the federal government and are told by a wide variety of voices across demographics and industries.

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What's Working in Washington

What's Working in Washington - Ep 347 - The strengths and weaknesses of capitalism - EXTRA

On this EXTRA episode, Jason Grumet, founder and president of the Bipartisan Policy Center; Michael Farren, fellow at the Mercatus Center; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of LEVICK discuss the ways that politics and lobbying have soured peoples' expectations, experiences, and opinion of capitalism.
00:28:04 6/16/2019

Past Episodes

Tony Surak, chief marketing officer and partner at DataTribe, discusses the swings and pitfalls of successfully growing a small business, and why revenue isn't the most important thing to shoot for early on.
00:07:35 6/13/2019
Shawn Springs, former NFL pro and CEO of Windpact, discusses his company's efforts to make safer and more effective protective equipment for professional sports.
00:09:37 6/11/2019
Erin McGeoy, co-founder and CEO of Last Call, discusses how her social venture's app helps notify local students of cheap meals that would otherwise be thrown away, helping to lower America's 40% food waste rate.
00:12:25 6/9/2019
Shawn Wright, partner at Blank Rome; Ayman Rizkalla, partner at Akerman; and Richard Levick, founder and CEO of Levick, discuss the things that a C suit executive or a member of a board at a company needs to do to stay proactive and prevent liability for wrongdoing in case of a company's misconduct.
00:28:04 6/2/2019
Stephen Buko, founder and CEO at Kerb, discusses his company's AI-based solution to find out if passerby are actually looking at the outdoor ads that companies spend billions on every year.
00:08:47 5/23/2019
Lou Anne Brossman, founder and president of Government Marketing University, discusses how her program connects and uplifts companies and entrepreneurs that market directly to the federal government.
00:08:41 5/21/2019
Jason Starkey, co-founder and CEO at Jedburgh Technology, discusses the applications that virtual reality has for the US government, and how it can be used to train employees, civilians, and soldiers alike in various important tasks.
00:11:23 5/19/2019
On this EXTRA episode, Judith Feder, Georgetown professor and healthcare reform expert during the Clinton administration; and Karen Pollitz, senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation and former cabinet member in both the Clinton and Obama administrations; discuss the myriad ideas surrounding healthcare reform in the US and what effect it might have on the DC region.
00:28:04 5/12/2019
Erran Carmel, Professor at the Kogod School of Business, compares D.C. with a wide range of the world's other cities, and explains how the region can bring itself up to the level of some of the world's biggest economic powerhouses.
00:07:53 5/9/2019
Chris Gorman, COO at Monkton, discusses his company's method of employing common security standards to allow government workers to work from more places and be more productive.
00:11:10 5/7/2019
You Mon Tsang, CEO of ChurnZero, discusses the different challenges that come with different levels and series of funding in D.C., and the best ways to overcome them.
00:09:48 5/5/2019
Paula Fitzgerald, executive director at Ayuda, discusses the wide range of industries that immigrants serve in the D.C. region, and the hurdles that need to be cleared to ensure their safety and opportunity.
00:07:40 5/2/2019
Pramod Raheja, CEO of Airgility, discusses how drone production has created an entire economy around research and development for specific applications, and how those applications can revolutionize nearly any industry where logistics is a constraint.
00:08:42 4/30/2019
Zac Trojak, principal of public sector at Medallia, discusses the IDEA Act, and how his business is helping government websites become more helpful and more powerful for the average citizen.
00:10:44 4/28/2019

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