The Geek Whisperers Posts

10 October, 2017 / Podcast

In a fitting second-to-the-end episode for us, the three of us discuss Influence Marketing. Bare with us as we dig deeply into the marketing terminology (along with A LOT of banter). If you’d like to read a little more before listening, here’s one against Influencer Marketing: from AdWeek that states “Companies spent an…

27 September, 2017 / Podcast

This week we tackle a topic bigger than a single career step. We talk about happiness as an intentional practice and Lorinda Brandon, Director of Developer Marketing at CapitalOne DevExchange, joins us to do so. She has over 30 years of time in the technology industry and has a few lessons…

18 September, 2017 / Podcast

How many emails is too many emails when you’re talking to a recruiter? And how do they get paid? We answer these questions and many more this week with Liz Bronson. Liz is a recruiting consultant and was the recruiter during the early years of VMware. Her business focuses on the…

4 September, 2017 / Podcast

The three Geek Whispers get together to talk about the trend of going private in social channels and where we should hang out online these days. We talked a little about this in the past, but the trend has grown even more so. People are gathering in new tribal regions…

14 August, 2017 / Podcast

Is the Field CTO the evolved final form of the Evangelist? And just how does an off-the-grid sabbatical change your perspective? We ask these questions and more as we talk with Nick Howell, who reflects back on his previous adventures as a technical marketing engineer and new journeys as a…

10 August, 2017 / Not Podcasts

Greetings friends of and listeners to the Geek Whisperers. We have some news: at VMworld US 2017 we will record our 140th and final episode. It is not with sadness or exhaustion we end, but a sense of satisfaction in completing what we hope will stand as a helpful body…

27 June, 2017 / Podcast

You could be an attendee at an event or you could do more. What does that extra work do for your career? We revisit this classic balancing act with Nirmal Mehta back at to DockerCon 2017. We start by asking about why he’s a Docker Captain, but his story is far more…

12 June, 2017 / Podcast

Why is someone with a career starting in performance optimization looking for a job to be “customer facing?” That’s the question that brings our guest onto the show this week. Who's hiring? Technical Customer Facing preferred. — Leah Schoeb (@vLeahSchoeb) March 14, 2017 Leah Schoeb has a background in hardware…