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

Frontiers: Exploring the World of Data | The Peaks of Public Services | Beyond the Program In this episode our guest host, Jazmin Furtado, speaks with Alexis Bonnell, Chief Information Officer and Director of the Digital Capabilities Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory, the primary scientific research and development center for the Department of...
Gravity and Grit: How SpaceTech Startups are Pioneering & Prospering | The Pair Program Ep34 In this episode, we dive into the world of SpaceTech startups in a candid conversation with two of the sector’s brightest minds: Ben Reed, CTO and co-founder of Quantum Space, and Derek Strobel, the Lead Software Engineer and first employee...
Startup Spotlight: How Scale AI is Redefining Federal Defense with AI | The Pair Program Ep33 In this episode, we hear from Ben Youngs and Kathryn Harris, leaders at Scale AI. Get an inside look into this startup’s mission of accelerating the development of AI applications, from the world’s largest tech companies to the federal...
How I Got Hired in Product with Amy O’Callaghan Ever wondered how to step into the world of Product Management? Curious about what it takes to succeed and move up the ladder? In today’s episode our guest host, Becca Moran, speaks with Amy O’Callaghan about how she stepped into a career in Product. They cover:...
How We Hatched: Bryan Enriquez, Founding Team Member of Hallow Welcome to our most recent episode of “How We Hatched”! In this episode, you’ll hear from Bryan Enriquez, one of the founders of prayer & meditation app, Hallow. During this episode, Bryan shares the story his founder’s journey that led him to be part of...
Ever wondered how to step into the world of Product Management? Curious about what it takes to land a role? Today’s guest host, Becca Moran, speaks with Bryan Postelnek about how he stepped into a new role as a Product Manager. They discuss: The interview process for product management roles. What companies look for in...
From Silicon Valley to Pentagon: The Intersection of VC and Dual-Use Tech | The Pair Program Ep32 In this episode, we hear from startup founder and venture capital partner: Topher Haddad and Michael Brown. They delve into a key area of innovation in the defense space: dual-use startups. These startups straddle between the commercial space...
Frontiers: Exploring the World of Data | Revolutionizing Sports Betting Through Analytics In this episode our guest host, Jazmin Furtado, speaks with Brian Beachkofski about his work with Rithmm, a company that provides predictive analytics for sports betting. Brian shares about… How he got into this industry. How his team applies data and analytics to...
From Bureaucracy to Breakthroughs: Changing the Face of Government Technology | The Pair Program Ep31 Interested in a career in govtech? In this episode, we hear from Alissa Bookwalter and Bryon Kroger – two professionals who have made a huge impact in modernizing the federal space. They discuss: The traits that they look for in...
Ever wondered how to step into the world of Product Management? Curious about what the role entails? Today’s guest host, Becca Moran, speaks with Rachel Rush about how she stepped into a career in Product. They discuss: How Rachel overcame imposter syndrome and learned on the job Her experience of growing along with a startup...