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Work of Tomorrow: October 8, 2018

Host Christian Terwiesch is joined by Bob Farrell (CEO, GlobalTranz) and Jeremy Gilbert (Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Washington Post) on the Monday, October 8, 2018 edition of Work of Tomorrow.

Air Date: Monday, October 8, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Bob Farrell

Air Time: 12:30 pm
Featuring: Bob Farrell

Jeremy Gilbert

Air Time: 5:00 pm
Featuring: Jeremy Gilbert

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Bob Farrell

CEO, GlobalTranz

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Bob has 30+ years of experience and a proven track record of building high-growth software and technology-driven companies.

Prior to GlobalTranz, Bob served as president and CEO of Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management software. Prior to Kewill, Bob served as president and CEO of EDGAR Online, a leading global provider of XBRL software, services and data that was acquired by RR Donnelley & Sons (NASDAQ: RRD) in August of 2012. His role at EDGAR Online was preceded by his time as Chairman and CEO of Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) enterprise software and solutions that was acquired by Open Text (NASDAQ: OTEX) in February of 2011.

Farrell also served as President of Mercator Software, a provider of enterprise application integration solutions; COO at LeadingSide, a global provider of unstructured data solutions; and held executive management positions at Computer Horizons Corp., a provider of IT services and solutions.

Additionally, Bob is currently a Senior Advisor at Providence Equity focusing on investments in technology-enabled service companies. He also currently serves on the board of Billtrust, the premier provider of payment cycle management solutions. Previously, he served on the board of Kitchen Brains, a pioneer and global leader in the development and deployment of integrated, end-to-end, wireless M2M networking solutions and SaaS applications for the commercial kitchen/food service industry and FolioDynamix, an award-winning SaaS provider of investment management programs and wealth management platform solutions to financial services organizations that was acquired by Actua (NASDAQ: ACTA) in November of 2014; and on the Board of I.D. Systems (NASDAQ: IDSY), a leading global provider of wireless solutions.

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Jeremy Gilbert

Director of Strategic Initiatives, The Washington Post

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As director of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, Jeremy Gilbert leads the newsroom to identify, create and execute unique digital products and storytelling experiences. He reimagined election night experiences, created The Washington Post’s first virtual reality stories, built a freelance network that changes how The Post covers national stories and launched a new leadership vertical. Gilbert works closely with the engineering, product design, graphics, audience, analytics and advertising teams. Previously he led digital strategy at National Geographic, taught journalism at Northwestern University, worked at the Poynter Institute and art-directed a couple of newspapers.

Twitter – @jeremygilbert
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