Author: Matthew Broberg

22 February, 2017 / Podcast

When people are paid quite well in the Enterprise Tech industry, why do so many people have “other” jobs? Is it a job for a paycheck or a passion project? We talk to Mike Colson about his past experiences and how it brought him to a place where multiple jobs…

24 January, 2017 / Podcast

So you have lots of skills. That’s great, most of the time. But when is that diversity of skills a liability? Our guest, Dave Henry, wrote a blog post about his recent free agent status that inspires this conversation today and its one the Geek Whisperers are sure other listens have wondered…

17 January, 2017 / Podcast

Being an engineer at an event is one thing, but how do you engineer an event? How can you make sure to meet those people you really want to?If you’re getting frustrated by the randomness of meeting people at conferences, this episode is for you. This episode is all about getting the most…

22 November, 2016 / Podcast

So you feel stuck. What is a change that will make a difference versus one that makes you feel the same in a new place? How do you take a step back and review your situation? In a topic brought up by Matt and as a continuation of the Pioneers, Settlers…

18 October, 2016 / Podcast

We’re joined by Kurt Collins, Director of Developer Evangelist and Partnerships at Built.io, to discuss his role and his participation in The Hidden Genius Project, mentoring young black men and teaching them to code. The audio is a little rough, but it’s probably because Kurt is enjoying a baguette in a Parisian coffeeshop. We chat before…

20 September, 2016 / Podcast

In a banterful welcome back to the vBrownBag stage, we have another round of Geek Whisperers Live. VMworld 2016 brought us to past guest, Frank Denneman. His current title is Sr Staff Architect for VMware R&D. He can’t tell you what he does, but he does Geek Whisper about it.…

13 September, 2016 / Podcast

Engineering to Sales to Marketing. It’s a path few take and everyone questions. We bring Erin Banks (aka Banksy and banksek) onto the show to discuss her move back to EMC as a Portfolio Marketing Director of Big Data & Analytics. What brought her back to the company? And how did a job…

28 July, 2016 / Podcast

In a particularly special episode, John and Amy record a surprise episode of the Geek Whisperers from my wedding reception! The guests are an amazing collection of people met through the community. In particular we cover: Task of being an online community manager  How that transitions to offline naturally Origin…