Hugh Elliott

Richard Weiser, Author of The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson

Richard Weiser, author of The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson, chats with Hugh about his book, his process and poetry.

Children’s Book Author, Sarabeth Holden, Discusses Entrepreneurship, Parenthood and Creativity

Writing a children’s book while opening a new brewery AND raising young children is not for the faint of heart. Join Hugh as he speaks with Sarabeth Holden about all these things and more!

Science Fiction Author Christian Cantrell Discusses Writing “Five Minutes into the Future”

Author and technologist, Christian Cantrell, discusses his writing, his work at Adobe and how they work hand in hand to complement each other.

Spotty’s TO, Jermaine Douglas Speaks About Cooking Soul Food During a Pandemic

After being laid off from a restaurant due to the pandemic, and wondering what he could do while off work, Jermaine Douglas started Spotty’s TO on Instagram, selling soul food to order.

Hugh Elliott, Creative Technologist in Toronto, and Co-host of Can’t Sell This, Discusses His Career

Co-host and co-creator of Can’t Sell This, Hugh Elliott, chats with Stef about his lengthy career in marketing. From Flash to experience design and creative technology, it’s a fun ride.

Narrative Designer and Creative Director, Stefan Grambart Chats About his Career

Following up on their 3rd anniversary episode, Hugh interviews Stefan for the first time. Stefan discusses getting his Masters in Digital Media, a huge change to his life in moving to Cairo, Egypt.

Third Anniversary of this Podcast! Thank You for Listening!

After three years of running Can’t Sell This, Hugh and Stefan sit down and talk about where they started, where they went and where they’re going.

Microsoft Garage Program Manager, Stacey Mulcahy, Talks Innovation, Outreach and Impact

From Edmonton to Ottawa to Seattle via New York and Vancouver, Stacey Mulcahy never shied away from the risky choices. After getting her start in project management at a games company, Stacey invested in her lifelong interest in learning and taught herself development. Her brand of frank speech, curiosity and a willingness to share her knowledge landed her in her dream role in the Microsoft Garage. Listen as she shares invaluable insights and gives a lesson in gratitude for the gift of experimentation.

Technology Meets Fashion, Innovation and Invention with Chelsea Klukas

Chelsea Klukas got her start organizing fashion tech events in the Canadian mid-west. From there, she found a calling to design her own wearable technology fashion items under the brand Lumen Couture. At the same time, Chelsea has a career in experience design and product development. Firstly for Amazon, then at Facebook. Hugh and Chelsea discuss the pitfalls of product development in the fashion tech space and competition from overseas. Can Chelsea make competitors allies?

Sean and Sarabeth, Founders of Red Tape Brewery, Discuss the Perils of Opening a Brewery in a Pandemic

Sean and Sarabeth Holden met over a love of beer. Sean had been independently brewing small batches of beer and slowly making his way into bespoke brewing. Sarabeth with a vision for expansion and the sense to lead the business side of things. Then the pandemic hit. Listen as Hugh chats with the couple about the perils of opening a brewery during a pandemic.

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