Ep 01: OC Talk Radio host Paul Roberts interviews Philip Topham about The Savvy Founder Podcast
OC Talk Radio host Paul Roberts interviews Philip Topham about The Savvy Founder Podcast and goes into depth about the beginnings of the podcast.
- The Silicon Valley Myth
- Words of Wisdom to save time.
- Begin with the end in mind – Find your why.
- The journey – mountains or molehills; fail forward
- Mental Models and “Aha” moments
- Armchair Sociologist
- Entrepreneurs – high-tech, high-growth
- Funders and founders
- The Savvy Founder Framework
- Tools and Tactics
- Skills and Strategy
- Focus and Follow-thru
- Social capital
About the Guest:
Paul Roberts, Created OC TALK RADIO, Orange County’s only online BUSINESS RADIO STATION and LIVE PODCASTING PLATFROM, streaming live from the University of California-Irvine’s BEALL APPLIED INNOVATION CENTER.
Think of it as “live podcasting” in that we stream each show live over our website and social media channels and then turn each show into its own podcast found on all the major podcast platforms from iTunes to IHeart, Spreaker, Spotify, Soundcloud, TuneIn, Radio Public and many more.
In 2018, we won an Industry Innovator Award for our unique mixture of online radio and live podcasting from Radio World magazine
In 2021, I was hired as a Digital Media Consultant for the SBA’s Small Business Development Center at their new regional Marketing Center at Santa Ana College, helping clients (big and small) find their voice and share their stories.
Stop by and see OC TALK RADIO’s studio in the UCI Beall Applied Innovation Center at 5270 California, Irvine, CA (in the University Research Park next to the University of California Irvine campus). Or contact us at 949-824-1200 to inquire about becoming a guest on one of our programs or even hosting your own show. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities as well. Just email email@example.com for more information and details.
Specialties: Radio Broadcasting
Live Streaming Audio and Video
You Tube Channels
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About the Host:
Philip Topham is The Savvy Founder and Armchair sociologist. Philip has an inquisitive mind and passion for ideas. He’s impatient to see tomorrow’s today. He focuses on helping technical founders unlock their pragmatic dreamer and develop their business skills and social capital with The Savvy Founder framework.
With more than 25 years across startups and corporate roles, Philip has been everything from janitor to the Founder and Chief Everything Officer. His earliest career was as a network engineer bringing companies into the Internet age. He’s served as the Head of Information Technology (Divisional CIO) as well as startup Chief Technology Officer, building software and solving problems others said couldn’t be solved.
Philip has experienced what happens when a traditional company gets $20M venture capital infusion to become the next big thing. He has also experienced building a business without venture backing. He built a business from zero to profitability, selling more than $5M to big pharma and changed the way the pharmaceutical industry operates. He knows what it means to raise money for your startup, only to have it stop as a key founder steps out of the picture. He currently is an advisor for a global AI (artificial intelligence) clinical care management system startup.
Among his many accomplishments, Philip, is an armchair sociologist with peer-review publications in social network analysis and machine learning. He holds a BS Biological Sciences from UC Irvine and an MBA from Pepperdine University. When not working, he can be found playing billiards, woodworking, travelling or socializing with friends and family.
Words of Wisdom
- Ideas are worthless; revenues are priceless; surround yourself with smart people.
- Life is a journey – mole hills or mountains? it’s your choice.
Connect with Philip at:
E-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/philiptopham
Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/thesavvyfounder
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thesavvyfounder
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thesavvyfounder
Website – https://www.philiptopham.com
Clubhouse – @thesavvyfounder
10 Most Fixable Pitch Deck Mistakes – https://www.thesavvyfounder.com
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