Episode List

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…

Ep.9. The Lionised & Evangelised Life of the Entrepreneur With William Laitinen and Guests

July 9, 2021

Join William Laitinen for this special edition clip episode featuring previous guests on the show. In this episode we explore the realities of entrepreneurship and running your own business. Don't forget to subscribe and lea…

Ep.8. Leadership Under Stress with Sarah Hill, Author of 'Where did you Learn to Behave Like That?'

June 25, 2021

In this episode of the Talent Equals series we welcome Sarah Hill, acclaimed author and international expert in reading the room behaviourally and equipping people to make change happen. Sarah authored the deeply inspiring …

Ep.7. Supercede: Creating a New Reinsurance Ecosystem. With Co-founders Ben Rose & Jerad Leigh

June 11, 2021

So we've been on a bit of a break for a couple of weeks, but we're are back up and running with some excellent guests. The first of which is Ben Rose and Jerad Leigh, co-founders of Supercede. Supercede has an ambitious visi…

Ep.6. David Katz, CEO & Founder of Plastic Bank. Changing the Story of Plastic

April 30, 2021

On the podcast this week, I am thrilled to welcome David Katz, CEO and Founder of Plastic Bank - a company who's seeking to redefine the value of plastic, in order to help combat the world's growing plastic crisis and empowe…

Ep.5. Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, Author of "What's Your Problem?" Take Their Perspective; The Art of Problem Solving

April 16, 2021

Episode 5 of the Talent Equals series welcomes acclaimed author and globally recognized expert on problem solving. Thomas wrote the spectacular books "Innovation as Usual: How to Help Your People Bring Great Ideas to Life" a…

Ep.4. Steven Mendel, CEO & Co-Founder of Bought by Many. Focus for Success.

April 2, 2021

In episode 4 of the Talent Equals series, I am joined by the fantastic Steven Mendel, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Bought by Many, a company which has gone from strength to strength since focusing on pet insurance. Steve…

Ep.3. Lisa Lahey, Co-Author of "Immunity to Change". Adaptive versus Technical Challenges.

March 19, 2021

In episode 3 of the Talent Equals series, it is my privilege to welcome Lisa Lahey co-author of a book which has been pivotal in my own professional and personal development - "Immunity to Change". Lisa is also the Co-Direct…

Ep.2. Andrew Engler, Co-founder and CEO of Kettle. Using Machine Learning to Predict Wildfire

March 5, 2021

In the second episode of the new series, I was honoured to be joined by the inspirational entrepreneur Andrew Engler, CEO and co-founder of the insurtech Kettle. Andrew is a fantastically intelligent human being, and has ama…

Ep.1. Sheila Heen, 2 times NY Times Best Selling Co-Author - Thanks for the Feedback

Feb. 18, 2021

Welcome to Talent Equals! We are starting our new series with an amazing guest - Sheila Heen, Author of 2 New York Times best sellers "Thanks for the Feedback" and "Difficult Conversations". Sheila is a Lecturer on Law at Ha…

Introducing Talent Equals

Feb. 18, 2021

Introducing Talent Equals! A fresh new look and focus driving us into a new series. Looking ahead to having some amazing authors, business leaders and modern thinkers from the world of insurtech and fintech and beyond, shari…