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|Denver Post & Ross Wehner Report on w3w3.com 2/14/2005
Ross Wehner, business writer for the Denver Post says, “Instead of breaking news, w3w3.com contains thousands of pictures and hundreds of interviews, which Internet surfers can listen to at a click of the mouse. It has a feel-good, Oprah-esque quality.” Ross said, w3w3.com offers “Quirky views of the local who’s who.” READ
| Intentional vs. Reactive is the Hidden Economic Challenge 3/21/05 - Brian Vogt Director of Colorado's Office of Economic Development and International Trade is concerned. Some people are fearful in their resolve to move forward. As a result, instead of being intentional and farsighted, they will become reactive. The audience at AeA's annual "Luncheon with the Legislators" heard Brian's 5-point plan. LISTEN
Webroot Tracks Them with Anti-Spyware Technology 3/14/05
Everyone has heard about the $108,000,000 in funding that locally based Webroot received recently. What you might not have heard was how Webroot got its start. It is certainly an inspiration to entrepreneurs and to David Moll, who was recruited in 2002 to become CEO. Co-Founders Steve Thomas & Kristen Talley are quite unique. Part 2 of 2
Some Sat Idle, Wondering if Spyware was Really Needed 3/21/05 - David Moll, CEO of Webroot Software talks about their success story and what they went through to get there. June, 2004 Webroot launched their SpyWare program and today Webroot has offices throughout Europe, has a standalone support center and handles support in five languages... taking on a worldwide challenge. LISTEN
|Rob Reuteman Reveals the Real Hard Facts 2/21/2005
Rob Reuteman, business editor for the Rocky Mountain News talks about the current economy and what happened leading up to it over the past number of years. He reveals the signs of the past that were ignored as well as hard facts and details of where Colorado is headed…positive, but with cautious optimism. 2/21/2005 LISTEN
| It’s a Team Effort When it Comes to Winning Big 3/7/05
You can spot a “real” winner when he or she gives credit to the team. LISTEN Larissa Herda,Chairman, CEO and president of Time Warner Telecom was just awarded the Telecom Professional of the Year Award by the Denver Telepros association…only the 5th to receive the award. TelePros - Photo Album
|Streaming Video Evolution Becomes a Revolution 2/28/2005
VIDEO: Jock Mirow, co-founder of BroadbandVideo announces a revolutionary new technology that allows users to publish their own video automatically. Larry Nelson interviewed Jock. Moments later, via a FireWire connection to the computer it was uploaded, then encoded and voila, it's on the Web. Thanks to ItsActive.com.
|Jon Nordmark, has Experienced Many Hockey Sticks
CEO of eBags.com, Jon Nordmark believes in building a company to last, not one to flip. Playing hockey in college Jon learned the fundamental principles of teamwork and what it takes to climb out of the pits in this Profile of a Leader interview. The early team members at eBags invested money in the company. 2/14/2005
Brad Feld Goes With His Gut, but Uses His Brain
You might be surprised to hear what was the turning point in Brad Feld's life, managing partner of Mobius VC,. He went to MIT, and at pre-orientation they were told that 50% of the students would be at the bottom half of the class. In this Profile of a Leader interview Brad offers personal advice to entrepreneurs. 2/14/2005
|Colorados Solution for Executing Vision with Partners - Advance Colorado, in just 3 months has gone from conception to reality. Brian Vogt, Director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade along with Lu Cordova, President of CTEK Colorado Venture Centers share their vision of cooperation, collaboration and integration
its an overnight success. 12/13/04
|Bringing SOLAR Into The Mainstream – BP - 11/08/04
At the World Renewable Energy Congress, John Mogford, Group Vice President Renewables and Alternatives at BP delivered a powerful speech about some very important topics including “Profitability Plus Sustainability”, “The Solar Industry”, “Priorities for Policy-Makers”, “What BP Plans to Do”. Complete Transcript.
Cody Paints a Picture of Economic Development
"As we emerge from this recession,
advanced technology is going to lead the way, says John
Cody President & CEO of the Longmont Area Economic Council.
He supports his position with some sound facts and has the history
to back it up. You'll be surprised at many of the topics he addresses
head on. 10/4/04
Death by PowerPoint vs. Killer Presentations
Are you ready for another bullet point presentation that
is read word-for-word as the person next to you starts snoring?
We know the answer, but that’s what we’ll all see at the next meeting…unless
of m62 gets his way. There’s more than one idea in
this UK interview that can give you the edge. Picture
vs. Powerful Presentation Secrets - 11/15/04
This time Chas
Williams of m62 was in the w3w3® Media Network
Studio rather than in England for this follow-up interview. Chas
shared a few “golden nuggets” with Larry and wait until you hear
the last one. 11/15/04
|Colorado, Portal Authority,
eGovernment and MNT
Governor Bill Owens at the Colorado Technology Summit signed
senate Bill #244. Leroy
Williams, Secretary of Technology and CIO for Colorado
and his team have been working on its implementation and execution
quite diligently. In 2005 we should see a number of new &
exciting things in CO’s eGovernment.
Destination vs. Budget Challenges 10/25/04
Speaking of economic development, Colorado ranks among the top
5 “dream destinations” in the US points out
Governor Bill Owens. Many of us take this for granted, but
when we consider our visitors spent over $7 Billion in 2003, tourism
stands out in the crowd in many economic ways. Challenges and Choices.
Secret Sauce of Success (It’s not Luck)
is the quintessential example of converting a challenge into an
opportunity and then onto success. During this “Profile of a Leader”
interview you’ll hear how he achieves and how he was motivated
to be a winner. It’s a one-of-a-kind story you won’t hear somewhere
Bohling Talks About the
If you dont know
what SIP is, you could find yourself way behind the curve. Bohling,
Wendy, a Director at AVAYA explains Future
of VoIP some
of the critical factors about VoIP or what AVAYA calls IP
Communications. There are still some adoption challenges but
the promise of find me, follow me will get some CFOs
looking at ROI.10/4/04
The Art of the Start – Kawasaki Style
Larry Nelson, business owner for 30 years enjoyed hearing Guy Kawasaki, discuss 11 key points with 3 sub points each on what it takes to build a long lasting successful business at a CTEK Brown Bag meeting. Larry wishes he had heard these decades ago. Pat Nelson bought his book, “Art of the Start.” 10/12/2004
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Maguire is her Majesty's Consul
In this “Profile of a Leader”, John
Maguire, UK Consul explains what shaped him as a man (and
whilst he is too humble to say so, what experiences led to his strong
leadership abilities). Not everything was a smooth ride, but they
were all learning experiences. John says, “Education is the great
is Bill Owens' Lt. Governor
“The position of the Lieutenant Governor in any state is ill defined
Norton. Coloradoans will now have an understanding not experienced
in other states. After w3w3® quizzed her about her role, Jane
filled in some new details about the state’s effort and support of
the aerospace industry
Beginning of the Internet + Challenges & Dreams
known as one of the “Fathers of the Internet” was the keynote speaker
for the annual CITI CIO Award program. Cerf is a techie with a personality…and
a whole bunch of spot-on information. At a press Q&A, he addressed
the future challenges and greatest hopes for the Internet.
Business in the UK + Tips on the Tricks & Traps
Dyer, responded to the concern of cultural challenges of a
US company expanding into Europe. The first stop for most companies
is the United Kingdom. Whilst there are fewer cultural differences
with the UK than other “Euro” countries, there is some handholding
necessary…even with market research.
Guided Tech + Twist & Turns on Way to IPO
Ray, the well-known serial entrepreneur
about a success story that started with BTI (Boulder Tech Incubator…now
CTEK) in 1992. This story about Image Guided Technologies is not an
overnight success story, but one that was fraught with challenges
while going public and then being acquired, no simple feat.
Owens Commission on Science & Technology
Bill Owens, introduced by Marc Holtzman spoke about the lay
of the land for Colorado. Leroy Williams, Secretary of Technology
hosted this year’s first Commission
session and had other heavy-hitters address the high-profile group.
The Governor has some high-impact plans.
Reserve Looks at the Deficit + New Insights
Michael Cox, senior vice president & chief economist of
the Federal Reserve of Dallas shed some new if not controversial light
on the growing national deficit and outlined what we need for a proper
recovery. Governor Bill Owens joined Dr. Cox, for a lively and surprising
Q & A session.
for Venture Capitalists Today + Mobius
director of Mobius Venture Capital identifies what VCs are looking
at today…including exit strategies, hot markets, checklist of the
VC’s mantra, what Mobius VC is focused on today as well as essentials
for the first-time entrepreneur who is building a new company.
Fire Station No. 9, Denver crews are ever ready to help their community. The firefighters spirit is something special! When it doesn't require risking their personal safety, they and the Colorado Professional Firefighters continue to offer help! Thank You!
|National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Tech Transfer Success LISTEN
The Tech Transfer Team at NREL supports the Mission of “Realize the Value of Public Investment.PART 1 >” Listen to them explain how it’s done for everyone to see. Tom Williams, Bobi Garrett, Walter Copan, Marty Murphy, George Douglas explain how the barriers to use are overcome by leveraging knowledge. PART 2 The NREL Way to Bring it to Market > PART 3 Answers to Renewable Challenges - NREL > PART 4 Unlimited Energy – Fact or Fiction?
Radio 10 Years After Genocide + Challenges
Nyagahene, founder and CEO of Rwanda’s first radio station
since 1994 and the genocide that the world turned its head away. When
the 1,000,000 plus people were brutally murdered in a 100-day period,
the radio station in Rwanda was used as a tool to help the killing.
Presidential Visit to DU
Lamm and the Brave New World of Heath Care
Lamm, Director, Center for Public Policy and Contemporary
Issues at DU and former 3-term Governor of Colorado is not known for
avoiding the issues. Governor Lamm goes outside of the box to explain
his views on our health care crisis. He talks about the challenges
and the choices.
2, He tackles a series of questions about the future of health
care. His new book, “The Brave New World of Health Care” brings out
some critics, but he makes it hard to argue.
in the Profiles of a Leader Series +
Not making the football team, the charisma
of John F Kennedy and being a lumberjack in Oregon were ingredients
that shaped the life of Richard
Lamm. He is Director for the Center for Public Policy &
Contemporary Issues at DU and became a 3-term Governor of Colorado.
Here’s a new look
Security – What Must Be Done 4/2/04
Part 1 - Sue
Office for Domestic Preparedness, Dept. of Homeland Security has about
million budget and answers directly to Tom Ridge Secretary of Homeland
Sue explains that training is a major component in the distribution
of funds…be prepared. Listen
2, she offers some practical “at home” advice
Not Invented Yet -
Part 1 of 2
Polis, Chairman of the State Board of Education in Colorado
was the keynote speaker at the DaVinci Institutes Night
with a Futurist. Jared talked about the uncharted waters of
the Future of Education. We know theres a need, but is there
a workable solution? (Part
2 of 2) March
|Organizing Important Emails - Your email “Subject” lines take on a whole new meaning since the new virus outbreak. Larry Nelson of w3w3® Media Network says blank or misleading Subject lines can lead to frustration, deleted messages and a lost-in-the-maze emails. This replay of “Annoying the Receiver” is a must listen for those who deal with Larry…the Top 5 Mistakes & Solutions.
2004: MORE CHANGES
Melodie Reagan, CEO of Auromira Executive Advantage, predicts the technology sector will improve significantly in 2004. We will see fundamental shifts in how companies do business; including the way teams and even executives are hired. “Our industries will experience a distinct shift in the number of W2 employees,” explains Reagan.
CAPCO has been a hotly contested issue carrying forward from last year’s legislative session. Senator Moe Keller introduced a bill to secure $2 Million for local Nanotechnology development. “Nanotechnology is the next growth area for high-tech, and this bill will increase job and company growth locally, while possibly bringing more monies into the state out of the $3.7 billion federal bill,” explains Senator Keller. Get Additional Information
|IP: CHALLENGES & CHOICES
Transforming any organization or process can be a daunting task. Ken Porter, Vivian Dullien and David Drake discuss and evaluate the progress at the CU Tech Transfer strategies. Collaboration from all areas will be instrumental in commercializing more research.
|DU + Rahmat + Tech Transfer
Rahmat Shoureshi, Dean of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver (DU), is reaching out to other Universities to collaborate. He also plans on capitalizing on the DU assets to develop a first-class tech transfer process aimed at commercializing patents born at DU. Sounds fiscally responsible to us. February 2004
|COLORADO BioScience ASSOCIATION
Two of the most important associations in Life Sciences have merged to form the powerful and very progressive Colorado BioScience Association (CBSA). They are 225 members strong (and growing) and will be hosting 25 programs in 2004," says Denise Brown, CBSA's Exec. Director. Denise talks of challenges & predictions
|ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS INSIDER
Spam is big news. Get the inside scoop about the clash of a local company with Microsoft. Ethically speaking, Lockheed Martin made off with $4.6 million, points out business writer for the Rocky, Roger Fillion. He unveils the battle between Space Imaging & Digital Globe and comes back to earth to give us his eye on the economy.
|GETTING INVOLVED with WASHINGTON
When president Bush signed a $3.7 Billion bill for "Nano Tech", everyone agreed that it was a good thing to be involved with Washington. The Colorado Nano-Technology Initiative (CNTI) had their proactive thinking caps on and has set some lofty goals. Glenn Rhoades, Louis Hornyak & team issue a NanoTech call for action..
Colorado’s business climate and macroeconomics are indicators and important issues to bioscience firms. Dr. Arlen Meyers, professor at UCHSC and executive director of the Colorado Alliance of Bioengineering gives a look at the Batelle BioTech Plan and its progress and prognosis. Collaborative partnerships between industry and academic researchers are essential in building a world-class biocluster.
|NanoTech and (FUN)ding
How does Colorado compare to other states in the NanoTech arena? What is it going to take to develop a first-class biotech cluster? There are many pieces to those puzzles, but in any scenario, money is a major factor. Russ Farmer discusses SBIR & STTR Grant funding with Louis Hornyak and his NanoTech team.
|Homeland Security Gap
The United States is the best emergency response country in the world…but it’s mostly ad hoc. Dr Murray Hamilton, Director of the Rocky Mountain Center for Homeland Security at the University of Denver is very frank in this interview about what he calls the country’s biggest gap in homeland security. Communications and coordinated planning are the solution keys.
|$3.7 Billion for NanoTechnology
For some people, NanoTech has been the "little" sidebar of the Life
Sciences sector. Louis Hornyak and his team plan on changing
that image. The Colorado Nano Technology Initiative suggests
that this technology will change the face of humankind. They have
some compelling facts. Count yourself in or you could be left out.
Guide for 2004
This is the time of the year we should all finalize our goals &
strategies for next year. Larry Nelson, president of the
w3w3® Media Network recorded this powerful segment when living
in Australia. It's a classic that can help you achieve Your "Ultimate
Win"…Personal and Professional Satisfaction. Details &
Direct Link to Pick up Your copy (It's FREE)
is not what Jared Polis
was thinking about when he was building a successful Internet business.
On his way to being the Chairman of the State Board of Education he
saw a need to help under-served individuals and organizations with
"refurbished" computers. Jared's Foundation has a plan, but C3
needs your help. VISIT
|Year-end Thanks to You
While 2003 was okay for some, others experienced a rocky road and
for some it was devastating. We also saw many making a difference
and giving others a hand. We are proud to be part of the business
& technology community in Colorado. We'll look forward to working
with you in 2004. All the best, Larry, Pat & Jessica. Here are
& Pat Nelson have met many people trying to build their business,
and while they are technically competent, they lack the "people
piece" of the success equation. LISTEN
straight from the w3w3® Media Vault. (More
Commercial Arts -
Now that's a novel idea. But that is Michael Hamer's perspective on
the work and the needs of his clients. When it's finally determined
that a logo is needed, we usually realize the need retrospectively
and want it done yesterday. Mike knows the drill. A "highly
decorated" commercial artist, (that
would be many award winning designs) Mike
has some tips that will help you get the most out of your logo design
which has a dramatic effect on your marketing efforts. LISTEN
May 1st, this year to the office of president of Denver University,
Holtzman is listening, learning and making great strides.
Chalk up a huge scholarship for honor students who are unfortunately
undocumented aliens. Dan Ritchie knows how to pick a winner!
Technology Summit 2003
with Larry and Pat Nelson - w3w3® Media Network - took it all
in from the comfort of their home. This year, the technology summit
general session was web cast - with interaction from the far reaches
of the newly networked state of Colorado. Grand Junction and Pueblo
participated. Keynote speaker Scott McNealy, SUN was very interesting.
caught up with Robert
Dutkowsky, of J.D. Edwards fame, along
Victor Chayet at
Press Club. It
was a riveting - straight talk - ask any thing on your mind - session
with the past president and CEO of Colorado's largest tech company.
But don't fret, Bob says now we have the second largest Software Company
in the world right here in our own backyard. And some ideas about
his future interests...
you imagine what homeland security and defense would look like if
there was an absence of good ethical behavior?
Dr Murray , Director of the Center for Homeland Defense and
Security at the University of Denver weighs in on this much talked
about issue in the workplace, Corporate Ethics. LISTEN
the corporate ladder can be quite a trick especially when you include
ethical behavior into the equation.
Dr James Davis, Dean of University College of the Denver University
and prolific author gives some structure to this dicey issue. Simplicity
is the key, as Dr Davis walks us through three steps for building
Wireless Networks in the Enterprise, 8/14/03-
Check out the Denver Telecom
Professionals Conference with Harry Simpson, Roving Planet
and Mac Agan, Intel Corporation. Then NRC, Tim Brown,
CEO, is taking over the Colorado mountain air waves - locally owned
and operated, NRC is growing! And what in the world is Julian Gallow
- Past, Present, Future
Dutkowsky, Dynamic and likeable Chairman, President and CEO of
J.D. Edwards the Colorado software giant tells 1000s of Customers,
patners, employees and prospective clients what's ahead in the future.
Dave Watts, President of Quest (J.D.Edwards user Group) tells
about the recent changes and direction of this multinational user
group. And from Paris, we hear Craig Conway, President of PeopleSoft
addressing the Quest 2003 Conference.
Secure Network Sys
State of Colorado
Pierce moderates the Cyber Security Panel 5/1/2003
Cyber Security Super Bowl: You'll find these people amongst the
experts coming in from around the country. Colorado is a leader and
has answers the expertise sought. Listen and get a headstart protecting
all that's important to you. The Q
& A Session: Fundamental Principles
National Space Symposium
Ralph E. "Ed" Eberhart, USAF
Commander in Chief, NORAD and Commander,
United States Northern Command You
can listen to the "chief guru" on Homeland Defense and you might
find yourself inspired, motivated and better understand the "awe" in today's military.
Who's missing? Government, Higher education, Industry all
working at the Governor's Commission on Science & Technology Winter
Retreat! See More
Security - Time to Lock the Doors
Homeland Security, CTI
Bill Ayen , Director NISSC, CU-Colorado Springs
Golightly, Chancellor, Colo. Technical Univ.
Buechner, Special Agent/Cart Fe, FBI
Warren Lotzbire, Security Analyst, CU-Fort Collins
Mitnick, the world's Number 1 Hacker spent 68 months in prison.
Hear firsthand what he did to earn it. Les
Wyatt of J.D.Edwards talks of challenges and choices in building
a career. Rob
Reuteman, business editor for the Rocky Mtn. News talks about
the tug-of-war between virtue & vice. There's a limit, but you
are invited to w3w3's first live. Radio Show
Audience you'll hear about the Myths, Madness& Miracles
of Cyber Security, and why you need to know all about
3/6/03 Cyber Security Listen Now - Part
1 - Part
2 - Part
(Nov. 2002) attorney with Holland & Hart
specializes in space law. So who cares about it? Anyone who understands
how it will impact everyone on the planet... not just the big aerospace
have all been guests on w3w3® Internet Talk Radio.