8 April, 2017 / Podcast

What’s Latin for without a bucket? The three Geek Whisperers catch up with you, fair listener, on conversations with those who fall into Evangelist type positions but don’t see how it fits. Our TL;DR is this: You need a bucket. We hit on how: Evangelist is still a bad title in…

14 June, 2016 / Podcast

When is being an evangelist not the right thing to get the job done? This week we talk with Vaughn Stewart about the implications of a title like Chief Evangelist, and why he changed roles (and titles) to VP, Enterprise Architect at Pure Storage instead. Vaughn was a de facto and de jure…

2 March, 2016 / Podcast

Kenneth Hui wrote a powerful blog post on leaving his job that caused this podcast. He made the tough call to quit his job without another one lined up. Here’s some of the story you can’t find online and some important questions to ask yourself as you consider your next move.  Part of…

7 July, 2015 / Podcast

Your Geek Whisperers podcast with podcasters who like to whisper about careers. Mr. Greg Knieriemen is our first thrice guest and walks us through the career path memory lane as we think about Technical Evangelism, moving roles, living in Cleveland and speaking in tech. Amy and Greg are together at Cisco Live…

23 April, 2014 / Podcast

So you’re a technical evangelist. Where does your career go from here? This week we talk with Brian Gracely about career paths, working remotely from the corporate headquarters, and surfing the waves of change within the tech industry. Brian makes the point that a technical evangelist (rockstar?) is at some level a field…

17 January, 2014 / Podcast

Employee ambassadors are an important part of a social media strategy. The right kind of employee evangelist is like a Unicorn: very hard to find. Unicorns can also be disruptive to an org chart when their social media footprint starts to overlap with their day job. This week on the…

1 August, 2013 / Podcast

The Geek Whisperers are proud to have friend and legendary podcaster Greg Knieriemen from Speaking in Tech. He lets us in on his transition to HDS as an Evangelist. We dig into questions about what he now does, how it’s reported on and how the transition has been for him personally.…

31 October, 2017 / Podcast

Alternative title: Goodbye, For Now! Welcome back to the final episode of The Geek Whisperers! It took us a little longer than normal to publish this one because, as you know, this is our last episode for the foreseeable future. We’ve been doing this podcast for five years and feel it’s time to…