The Pair Program Podcast

Welcome to the Pair Program from hatchpad, the podcast that gives you a front-row seat to candid conversations with tech leaders from the startup world. Join host Tim Winkler (creator of hatchpad) alongside co-host Mike Gruen in each episode as they bring together two guests to dissect topics at the intersection of technology, startups, and career growth.

 

Available episodes

Overcoming the Valley of Death: Startup Solutions in Government Tech | The Pair Program Ep44 Join us for an insightful exploration into the intricate landscape of government technology modernization, as we delve into the daunting valley of death faced by startups in the defense sector. Our guests, Warren Katz and Col Aneel Alvares, bring unparalleled...
CTO Wisdom with Alexis Smirnov | Beyond the Program Welcome to CTO Wisdom. In this series, we interview technical leaders who have stepped into executive positions. Today’s guest host, Eric Brooke, speaks with Alexis Smirnov. Alexis is the CTO of Dialogue, Canada’s premier virtual healthcare and wellness platform, providing affordable, on-demand access to quality care....
Frontline Innovators: Transforming Defense Technology with AFWERX and Second Front Systems | The Pair Program Ep43 In this enlightening episode, we explore the groundbreaking work of Second Front Systems and AFWERX – both organizations that are driving technological advancements for our nation’s warfighters. Join our guests, Donald ‘Chee’ Gansberg and Enrique Oti, as they share...
CTO Wisdom with Sushma Nallapeta | Beyond the Program Welcome to CTO Wisdom. In this series, we interview technical leaders who have stepped into executive positions. Today’s guest host, Eric Brooke, speaks with Sushma Nallapeta, CTO of Trusted Health. About today’s guest: As CTO of Trusted Health, Sue Nallapeta leads an organization of over 100 technologists,...
Guardians of Innovation: Exploring the Intersection of Military Defense and Tech | The Pair Program Ep42 In this captivating episode, we delve into the dynamic world of military defense and its profound impact on technological innovation. Join our guests, Sean Leahy and Les Craig, as they share their firsthand experiences and insights gained from their...
CTO Wisdom with Barnaby Dorfman | Beyond the Program Welcome to CTO Wisdom. In this series, we interview technical leaders who have stepped into executive positions. Today’s guest host, Eric Brooke, speaks with Barnaby, Dorfman, a visionary technology executive with decades of leadership experience in the tech industry. In today’s episode, they discuss: The importance...
Driving Government Modernization: Tales from GovTech Innovators | The Pair Program Ep. 41 In this episode, join our hosts as they engage in a thought-provoking conversation with Rob Murtha, the visionary CEO and Founder of Adjective, and Ken Kato, Vice President of DevSecOps & AI at Omni Federal. Together, they explore the intricate landscape of...
CTO Wisdom with David Bachowski | Beyond the Program Welcome to CTO Wisdom. In this series, we interview technical leaders who have stepped into executive positions. Today’s guest host, Eric Brooke, speaks with David Bachowski, CTO at Trusted Nurse Staffing where he is defining and executing the vision for all things digital. About today’s guest: Dave Bachowski joined...
Driving Change: Tackling Military Spouse Unemployment Through Innovation | The Pair Program Ep40 Join us in this illuminating episode as we explore the groundbreaking partnership between Instant Teams, a mission-driven startup, and Squadra Ventures, a venture capital fund. Liza Rodewald, CEO and Founder of Instant Teams, shares her journey and how her personal experience as...
Frontiers: Exploring the World of Data | The Dunes of Design | Beyond the Program In this episode our guest host, Jazmin Furtado, speaks with Ege Yurdagul, Director of Strategic Planning & Data Analysis at Revival Rugs, to explore how he leverages data to inform and make decisions in the artistic industry of Design. They...