Monday, March 30, 2020

Podcast: Shiva Nag Kompella, PhD, post doctoral research associate, University of Manchester, on how air pollution is breaking our hearts

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 16, 2020

Shiva Nag Kompella, Ph.D., post doctoral research associate, University of Manchester

Shiva Nag Kompella, Ph.D., post doctoral research associate, University of Manchester

Photo: Shiva Nag Kompella

A podcast interview with Shiva Nag Kompella, Ph.D., post doctoral research associate, University of Manchester is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses how air pollution is breaking our hearts with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Shiva is an electrophysiologist who works with Holly Shiels, a senior author of Poly-aromatic Hydrocarbons in Pollution: A Heart Breaking Matter published in the Journal of Physiology January 2020.

He completed a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, followed by two years of postdoctoral work at the University of Sydney, where he worked on the development of small peptides and molecules for novel therapeutics. With a strong background in ion channel pharmacology, he is currently investigating the cardiotoxicity of poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at the cellular level.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Todd Caponi” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the March 2020 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Gary Dudney, author, The Mindful Runner, about running

Posted by Elena del Valle on February 17, 2020


Gary Dudney, author, The Mindful Runner

Photo: Anna Deeb

A podcast interview with Gary Dudney, author, The Mindful Runner: Finding Your Inner Focus is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses running with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Gary is also the author of The Tao of Running: Your Journey to Mindful. Both were published by Meyer & Meyer Sports, one of Europe’s largest sports publishers. In his books he explores the mental side of running. He has contributed articles to Runner’s World, Running Times, Trailrunner, and Marathon & Beyond; and he has been a regular columnist for Ultrarunning magazine for over 10 years. He has completed over 70 one hundred mile trail races on his quest to run 100 one hundred mile runs, including at least one in every state. His home base is Monterey, California.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below or locate the “Podcast” section on the right hand side, then choose “HMPR Gary Dudney” or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the February 2020 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket, about disruptions caused by the connected consumer – part 2

Posted by Elena del Valle on February 10, 2020

Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket
Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket

Photo: Bottle Rocket

A podcast interview with Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses the disruptions caused by the connected consumer with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast. The podcast was divided into two segments, part one and part two. This is part two.

Calvin established Bottle Rocket in 2008. He believes exceptionally innovative technology redefines our lives. He received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2013. For the last twelve years, Calvin has pushed Bottle Rocket to become a renowned digital transformation company that connects future-focused brands and their customers through sophisticated yet simple experiences.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Calvin Carter” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the February 2020 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket, about disruptions caused by the connected consumer – part 1

Posted by Elena del Valle on February 3, 2020

Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket
Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket

Photo: Bottle Rocket

A podcast interview with Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses the disruptions caused by the connected consumer with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast. The podcast was divided into two segments, part one and part two. This is part one.

Calvin established Bottle Rocket in 2008. He believes exceptionally innovative technology redefines our lives. He received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2013. For the last twelve years, Calvin has pushed Bottle Rocket to become a renowned digital transformation company that connects future-focused brands and their customers through sophisticated yet simple experiences.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Calvin Carter” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the February 2020 section of the podcast archive.

 

Podcast with Gabriela Lechin, SVP, Global Results Communications, about public relations trends, predictions

Posted by Elena del Valle on January 6, 2020

Gabriela Lechin, senior vice president, Global Results Communications

Gaby Lechin, senior vice president, Global Results Communications

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A podcast interview with Gaby Lechin, senior vice president, Global Results Communications, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, she discusses public relations trends and predictions with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Gabriela’s communications career spans 18 years and includes extensive and global experience in the tech, cybersecurity, intelligence, transportation, government, and sports industries as well as global affairs, international relations and crisis management. A United States Navy Reserve Officer, Gaby holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and a master’s degree in national security and international relations.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below or locate the “Podcast” section on the right hand side, then choose “HMPR Gaby Lechin” or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the January 2020 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Michele Colopy, program director, Pollinator Stewardship Council, about honey and beekeeping

Posted by Elena del Valle on October 14, 2019

Michele Colopy

Michele Colopy, program director, Pollinator Stewardship Council

Photo: Michele Colopy

A podcast interview with Michele Colopy, program director, Pollinator Stewardship Council is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, she discusses honey and beekeeping with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Michele has held her current position since March 2013. Her father was a beekeeper in southeast Ohio. She keeps honey bees in the city, and has replaced her crabgrass front yard with pesticide-free pollinator flowers for her honey bees and native pollinators. Her nonprofit experience includes work in the performing arts, housing and homelessness, foreclosure prevention, community development, and health and wellness.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below or locate the “Podcast” section on the right hand side, then choose “HMPR Michele Colopy” or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the October 2019 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Tom McMakin, co-author, How Clients Buy, about how clients buy professional services

Posted by Elena del Valle on September 30, 2019

Tom Mcmaking, co-author, How Clients Buy

Tom McMakin, co-author, How Clients Buy

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A podcast interview with Tom McMakin, co-author, How Clients Buy A Practical Guide to Business Development for Consulting and Professional Services (see Executives discuss how clients buy services) is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, he discusses how clients buy professional services with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Tom is chief executive officer and partner of Profitable Ideas Exchange (PIE). Before joining PIE, he was co-founder and managing director, Orchard Holdings Group, a private equity firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as an operating affiliate at McCown DeLeeuw and TSG Consumer, two consumer-focused buyout groups in San Francisco. Prior to working in private equity, he was the chief operating officer of Great Harvest Bread Co., a multi-unit operator of bread stores based in Dillon, Montana.

To listen to the interview, scroll down and click on the play button below or locate the “Podcast” section on the right hand side, then choose “HMPR Tom McMakin” or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the September 2019 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Katherine Eban, author, Bottle of Lies, about generic drugs and her book

Posted by Elena del Valle on September 9, 2019

Katherine Eban, author, Bottle of Lies

Katherine Eban, author, Bottle of Lies

Photo: Roberto Falck

A podcast interview with Katherine Eban, author, Bottle of Lies (see Investigative journalist reveals troubling side of generic drugs) is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, she discusses her book with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Katherine Eban is a Fortune magazine contributor, and has also written for Vanity Fair, Self, and The Nation. She is the author of Dangerous Doses: A True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters and the Contamination of America’s Drug Supply. She formerly worked as a staff writer for The New York Times and the New York Observer. Educated at Brown University and Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Katherine Eban” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the September 2019 section of the podcast archive.


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Podcast with Rana Adib, executive secretary, Ren21, about sustainable energy

Posted by Elena del Valle on August 26, 2019

Rana Adib, executive secretary, Ren21

Rana Adib, executive secretary, Ren21

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A podcast interview with Rana Adib, executive secretary, Ren21 is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, she discusses sustainable energy with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Previously, Rana was Ren21’s research coordinator developing the international expert community and leading the Ren21 Renewables Global Status Report series to become an international reference. Prior to Ren21 Rana worked in private industry and applied research in the areas of renewable energy, energy access, and waste management. She has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Rana Adib” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the August 2019 section of the podcast archive.

Podcast with Tiffany Finck-Haynes, program manager, FOE, and Lisa Lindsley, capital markets advisor, SumOfUs, about bee health and pollinators

Posted by Elena del Valle on August 19, 2019

Tiffany Finck-Haynes

Tiffany Finck-Haynes, program manager, Friends of the Earth

Lisa Lindsley

Lisa Lindsley, capital markets advisor, SumOfUs

Photos:  SumOfUs, Friends of the Earth

A podcast interview with Tiffany Finck-Haynes, program manager, Friends of the Earth, and Lisa Lindsley, capital markets advisor, SumOfUs, is available in the Podcast Section of Hispanic Marketing and Public Relations, HispanicMPR.com. During the podcast, they discusse bee health and pollinators with Elena del Valle, host of the HispanicMPR.com podcast.

Tiffany leads the organization’s work to eliminate toxic pesticides and advance a sustainable and just food system to protect people, pollinators and the planet. She leads federal, state, local policy and marketplace campaigns aimed at reforming industrial agriculture. Prior to joining Friends of the Earth, she worked as a community health organizer at Many Languages One Voice, running campaigns to improve equitable access to affordable, culturally and linguistically appropriate health-related information, services, and care for nail salon workers and day laborers.

After getting her start on Wall Street, Lisa’s 33-year career in finance has taken her from the microfinance industry to the United States labor movement. She has lived in Brazil, Argentina and Mexico and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Prior to joining SumOfUs, Lisa was director, Capital Strategies American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). She led the effort to remove Jamie Dimon as the board chair of JPMorgan Chase, helped pass the Dodd-Frank Act, and pioneered shareholder initiatives around American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and human rights. Lisa left her position as a managing director, Latin American Corporate Finance Division, Bear Stearns in 1995 to enter the microfinance field.

To listen to the interview, scroll down until you see “Podcast” on the right hand side, then select “HMPR Tiffany Finck-Haynes, Lisa Lindsley” and click on the play button below or download the MP3 file to your iPod or MP3 player to listen on the go, in your car or at home from the RSS feed. Some software will not allow flash, which may be necessary for the play button and podcast player. If that is your case, you will need to download the file to play it. To download it, click on the arrow of the recording you wish to copy and save it to disk. The podcast will remain listed in the August 2019 section of the podcast archive.