Podcast Interviews

This page is for individual podcasts and the reviews are for those show. The order is the latest listen to at the top.

From Scratch

  • Mick Mountz, Founder Of Kiva Systems (and Peter Thiel)
  • Listened on 2014-04-13T18:13:32
  • Why I listened Both are industry leaders
  • Posted May 24, 201311:53 AM ET
  • Interesting, but nothing for an entrepreneur. A little bit on how Kiva system works.
  • Peter Thiel interview starts AT 32:00
  • Host Jessica Harris speaks with Mick Mountz, founder of Kiva Systems, a mobile robotics company that automates the warehouse fulfillment process. Kiva robots deliver inventory shelves to stationary human operators who then pick and pack the product.Harris also speaks with Peter Thiel, co-founder and former CEO of PayPal.
  • Thomas Keller, Founder Of Thomas Keller Restaurant Group (and Jim Barton)
  • Listened to 2014-04-12T21:45:33
  • Why I listened Jim Barton
  • Posted February 11, 2013 1:30 PM ET
  • Jim Barton interview starts AT 32:00
  • Award-winning chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller bought the French Laundry, a restaurant in Napa Valley California, and turned it into one of the leading fine dining establishments in the world. The French Laundry and Per Se, located in the Time Warner Center in New York City, have both been awarded three Michelin Stars.Thomas has won consecutive “Best Chef” awards from the James Beard Foundation and “Chef of the Year” award by the Culinary Institute of America, among other accolades.
  • Bob Moore, Founder Of Bob’s Red Mill
  • Listened on 2014-04-12T21:12:10
  • Why I listened Bob is quite famous on the West Coast.
  • Posted June 29, 2011 5:18 PM ET
  • Says he believes it was providence because he found a book on milling grains. (~10:00)
  • Bob Moore founded Bob’s Red Mill in 1978 after an earlier career in the auto mechanics business. The company produces all natural whole-grain products that are prepared in the age-old tradition of quartz stone grinding. Based in Portland, Oregon, Bob’s Red Mill provides roughly 400 natural grain products to natural food stores across the United States. In 2010, at 81 years old Bob turned the company over to his more than 200 employees through an ESOP (Employee Stock Option Plan)
  • Kelly Flatley And Brendan Synott, Founders Of Bear Naked
  • Listened on 2014-04-12T20:54:04
  • Why I listened Bear Naked is a staple on the West Coast.
  • Posted June 03, 2010 3:35 PM ET
  • Loops twice then plays other program
  • From Scratch host Jessica Harris speaks with Kelly Flatley and Brendan Synott, founders of the granola and cereal company Bear Naked. Later in the hour, Harris speaks with Simon Pearce, a glass blower and potter who turned his craft into a successful business.

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