Episode List

S.3 EP.8 IndiGG: Web3, Play-to-Earn & The Rise of the Crypto Gaming Guilds

April 15, 2022

In this episode of the Talent Equals Podcast we talk with the fascinating Abhishek Anand, Business Head of IndiGG, an India-centric Crypto Gaming Guild. Will and Abhishek discuss the concepts Play-to-Earn, Web3 gaming and th…

S.3 Ep.7. FloodFlash: Catastrophe Bonds, Claims in a Tube & Parametric Insurance

March 25, 2022

We are storming through the series and today bring you the amazing Adam Rimmer, Co-founder and CEO of FloodFlash, the innovative catastrophe insurtech changing the game with parametric insurance. We talk with Adam about the …

S3. EP.6. Canopy: Changing how we find a home with technology that makes a difference.

March 11, 2022

Today we are welcoming the fantastic Christopher Hutchinson from Canopy, the insurtech (or ecosystem) on a mission to revolutionise renting and help people grow, both financially and towards a better life. Chris talks us thr…

S3. EP.5. Sprout.ai: Roboclaims & March of the Machine (Learning)

Feb. 25, 2022

As we continue our march through season 3 of the Talent Equals Podcast, we are joined by the charismatic Niels Thoné: CEO and Co-founder of Sprout.ai, the insurtech revolutionising the claims handling processes. Niels and Wi…

S3. EP.4. Angel Protocol: Crypto Charity, Terra Luna & the Worlds First DANO

Feb. 11, 2022

In this special edition of the Talent Equals Podcast, we are joined by the crypto-philanthropists and Co-founders, Dr Duffy Casey (Chief Impact Officer) and Chauncey St. John (CEO) of the crypto charity and worlds first DANO…

S3. EP.3. Buckle Up: Ubersurance & the gig economy

Jan. 21, 2022

We continue season 3 by speaking with the outstanding Dustin Walsey, CEO and Co-founder of Buckle, the insurtech for Uber. This is a fantastic discussion about how buckle is filling the insurance and car financing market gap…

S.3 EP.2. How the world's leading reinsurer uses values to support strategy

Jan. 7, 2022

In the second full episode of our new series we are joined by the brilliant James Hartley: global head of HR for SwissRe's group operations and global functions. James and Will discuss purpose-driven leadership and putting p…

Courage

Dec. 25, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will talks about Courage and its importance for teams and individuals Don't forget to subscribe to be …

Assertiveness & Resilience

Dec. 24, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will talks about the importance of assertiveness and resilience Don't forget to subscribe to be notifi…

Humility

Dec. 23, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will talks about humility as a value Don't forget to subscribe to be notified of our next podcast! Wil…

Kindness

Dec. 22, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will talks about Kindness as a value teams and its members should posses Don't forget to subscribe to …

Can a team function without a leader?

Dec. 21, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of if teams can function without a leader Don't forget to subscribe to be no…

Are team building activities worth it, or gimmicky?

Dec. 20, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of team building activities being gimmicky or worthwhile pursuits Don't for…

Should you have personal relationships at work?

Dec. 19, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of if we should have personal relationships at work Don't forget to subscri…

How do you get maximum buy-in from your team?

Dec. 18, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of how to achieve maximum buy-in from your team Don't forget to subscribe to…

How do you repair a "broken team"?

Dec. 17, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of how to repair a "broken team" Don't forget to subscribe to be notified …

How do we adjust to a candidate-driven market?

Dec. 16, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of how businesses can adjust to a candidate-driven market. Don't forget to…

How do you ensure that all voices are heard in a team?

Dec. 15, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Our miniseries on #TeamBuilding featuring short, insightful instalments from William Laitinen In this clip Will answers the question of how do you ensure that all voices are heard in a team? Don't forget to …

What do teams need to be effective long term?

Dec. 14, 2021

Welcome to our new miniseries, featuring short, value-dense clips with William Laitinen, answering questions on building a team and maintaining teams. In this clip Will answers the question of what do teams need to be effect…

Where do you start when building a team?

Dec. 13, 2021

Welcome to our new miniseries, featuring short, value-dense clips with William Laitinen, answering questions on building a team and maintaining teams. In our first release of this series Will answers the question of how to s…

S.3. Ep.1. Tania Luna: The Leader Lab

Dec. 10, 2021

We are back with season 3 of the Talent Equals Podcast, we have had a break and now back with a slew of new fascinating discussions with outstanding individuals. In this first week, we are joined by the wonderful Tania Luna,…

Season 3 Trailer - Talent Equals with William Laitinen

Dec. 8, 2021

Welcome to season 3 of Talent Equals - an exploration of all things Insurtech and Fintech with William Laitinen, CEO of Exige International. Follow Talent Equals as William speaks with founders, and thought leaders who are s…

Ep.11. Nomadic CTO, Long Distance Leadership, and a tech team 1000s of miles apart

July 30, 2021

This week on the Talent Equals Podcast, we are joined by Jezen Thomas, CTO and digital nomad of Supercede a fully distributed, dynamic new reinsurance ecosystem. This was a brilliant discussion on the now very relevant conce…

Ep.10. DeadHappy: Building an Insurance Brand Full of Life

July 16, 2021

This week on the Talent Equals Podcast, we are joined by Phil Zeidler and Andy Knott, Co-Founders of the unconventional insurtech disrupter, DeadHappy. This was a deeply interesting interview and it was a pleasure having the…