On Work and Revolution is a podcast that leads the way to creating amazing workplaces where people and ideas flourish. Or at least to work-life that doesn’t suck! We speak to trend-setters, futurists, academics and leaders who are shaking things up and finding new ways to work-life in our time.

This show is for the leaders and pioneers who want to build thriving workplaces; who want to be on the cutting edge of people trends; and who need to navigate the world of work right now.



Robert Iskander, CEO of Global Grid for Learning on Solving the Data Privacy Problem in Schools

Tanya Van Court, CEO of Goalsetter: From Corporate Exec to Tech Entrepreneur

Matt Greenfield, Managing Partner Rethink Education: Avoiding Implosion and Finding Profitability

Chris Wang, CEO of Shimmer: Supporting Adult ADHD in the Workplace

Erin Mayhood – CEO Mentor Collective: Driving Career Success Through Mentorship

Sara Lioni – CEO Zipline Education: What it Takes to Attract Series A Funding

Susan Lyne, Managing Partner BBG Ventures – Investing in the Workplace Revolution

Katelyn Donnelly, Avalanche VC – The Future is Freelance

Steve Kupfer: Partner, Reach Capital – Who Will Get Funded in 2024?

Susan Liu: COO Parallel Learning – Hiring for Start-ups in the New Talent Climate

Start-up Talent: What Matters Most to Investors with Rita Ferrandino of Arc Capital

Ash Kaluarachchi: CEO Started – From Idea to Funded

Elizabeth Chou: Partner, Leeds Illuminate – Investing in Adult Learning

Jessica Millstone: Copper Wire Ventures – How Edtech Founders Must Adapt (or Die)

Maria Barrera: CEO Clayful – What it Takes to Build a Start-up in the Mental Health Space

Helen Nicholson: The Art & Science of Networking

Julie Huston on Leading High-Performance Remote Sales Teams in a Down Cycle

Sabari Raja: Managing Partner JFFVentures – From Entrepreneur to Venture Fund Manager

Elizabeth Adams: Ello, Chief Experience Officer – From Child Psychologist to AI-Edtech Entrepreneur

Jessica Hinkle: SVP Strada Education – Investing in the Future of Education & Work

Rita Ferrandino, Arc Capital: If Only Founders Knew This…

Terrence Taylor: How to Build Social Capital – Lessons from Google, Meta & Discovery

Amit Patel: What Does it Take to Survive the Challenging Edtech Markets?

Alejandra Zertuche: From BI Analyst to CEO – An Extraordinary Career Journey

What’s Shaking up in Corporate Learning for AI Startups with Kevin Zhang, Principal at GSV Ventures

Quiet Hiring, Internal Mobility, and the GenZ Workplace Experience with Allison Nugent, Chief People Officer at Noodle

Rethinking Communication with Front-Line Workers with Carol Leaman, CEO at Axonify Inc

Solving the lack of diverse tech talent in Big Tech with Andrea Guendelman, CEO of Speak_

Muzology for Pre-algebra Skills with Dr Lana Israel, Founder/CEO at Muzology

Financial Wellness – the Trending Employee Perk of 2023 with Dani Pascarella, Founder and CEO at OneEleven Financial Wellness

Nichola Quail, Founder and CEO of Insights Exchange: The Massive Impact of AI on the Market Research Industry

Coming to America: An Indian Ed-tech Founder’s Ambitious Growth Plan with Shreyhasi Singh, Founder & CEO, Harappa

Why You May Never Interview the Best Talent for Your Company with Deeps Ramanathan, Global CMO at Degreed

Preparing for the AI Revolution with Sultan Saidov, Co-Founder and President of Beamery and TalentGPT

How to sabbatical with San-Marie Barnard, Senior Principal of Executive Search at Jack Hammer Global

Higher Ed, the Metaverse, and the (slow) Pace of Change with Daniel Pianko, MD, at Achieve Partners

Ed-tech Investments in the Aftermath of the Pandemic with Denis Nikolaev, Head of Ed-tech at Prosus

What’s shaking up with the 4-year college degree with John Katzman, CEO at Noodle

Changing the world with decentralized learning communities with Candice Faktor, Co-Founder of Disco

The 4-Day Week: The astounding data on the shorter work week with Charlotte Lockhart, Founder-The 4 Day Week Global

Why it’s so hard to be a VC-backed CEO right now with Shoshana Vernick, MD at Avathon

The workplace experience of teachers (why it doesn’t have to be like that!) with Jake Bryant, Partner at McKinsey

The Critical Mindset Differentiator for Leaders with Alisa Cohn, Global CEO Coach

Addicted to finding certainty in the future of work with John Sanei, Futures Strategist

When will the first CEO be a robot with Kate O’Neill, ‘Tech Humanist’, CEO at KO Insights

The truth about resilience in an unsafe world with Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal, Founder of Resilience Leadership Institute

How the heck do we build culture remotely with Jeff Melnyk, Founding Partner at Within People

Learning faster than the pace of change is your #1 priority with Stephen Bailey, Co-Founder and CEO of ExecOnline

Creating amazing workplaces for working moms with Advaita Naidoo, MD, Africa, Jack Hammer Global

Chipped nail polish and other explosive work norms with Dorothy Dalton, Founder at 3Plus Int.

The wild post-pandemic CHRO ride with Lorna Hagen, Chief People Officer at Guild Education

The art of negotiating your compensation package with Henna Pryor, Workplace Performance Expert

If you don’t do politics, politics will do you with Niven Postma, Author, Lecturer & HBR Contributor


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