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Launch Pad: September 11, 2019

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Irena Cronin (CEO, Infinite Retina LLC), Stacey Higginbotham (Editor, The Internet of Things Podcast), and Antonio Garcia Martinez (Author of “Chaos Monkeys”) on the Wednesday, September 11, 2019 edition of Launch Pad.

Air Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

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Stacey Higginbotham

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Stacey Higginbotham

Antonio Garcia Martinez

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Antonio Garcia Martinez

Irena Cronin

Air Time: 7:30 pm
Featuring: Irena Cronin

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Irena Cronin

CEO, Infinite Retina LLC

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Irena Cronin serves as CEO of Infinite Retina which provides research and business strategy to help companies succeed in Spatial Computing (AI/AR/VR). She was previously CEO of Transformation Group which advised decision makers on business strategies related to Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Machine Learning, Facial Recognition, Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles, and related disruptive technologies. Previous to this, she worked several years as an equity research analyst with extensive experience at valuating both public and private companies.

Cronin has a Joint MBA in Finance/MA in East Asian Area Studies from the University of Southern California and an MS in Information Technology – Management and Systems from New York University. She graduated with a BA from the University of Pennsylvania with a major in Economics (summa cum laude). She has near-fluent proficiency in Mandarin, intermediate in Japanese and beginning in Korean.

 

Twitter- @InfiniteRetina
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Stacey Higginbotham

Editor, The Internet of Things Podcast

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Stacey Higginbotham has covered the world of the Internet of Things and connected devices as a journalist for nearly two decades, writing for Fortune (where she was Senior Editor), GigaOm, and IEEE Spectrum, among others. She currently produces the popular The Internet of Things Podcast and writes about the latest communications technology at StaceyOnIoT.com.

 

Twitter- @gigastacey
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Antonio Garcia Martinez

Author of “Chaos Monkeys”

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Antonio García Martínez is an Ideas contributor for WIRED. Before turning to writing, he dropped out of a doctoral program in physics to work on Goldman Sachs’ credit trading desk, then joined the Silicon Valley startup world, where he founded his own startup (acquired by Twitter in 2011), and finally joined Facebook’s early monetization team, where he headed its targeting efforts. His 2016 memoir, Chaos Monkeys, was a New York Times best seller and NPR Best Book of the Year, and his writing has appeared in Vanity Fair, The Guardian, and The Washington Post. He splits his time between a sailboat on the SF Bay and a yurt in Washington’s San Juan Islands.

 

Twitter- @antoniogm
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