Hugh Elliott

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.

Hoss Gifford shares insights on technology and curiosity with Hugh

Hoss Gifford is a CTO and creative technologist. Hailing from Scotland and currently living in Toronto, Hoss has made a name for himself as a problem-solver and forward-thinker. Join Hugh as he and Hoss talk about the path from joke flash games to serious technological innovation.

Creator of the G.I. Joe PSAs, Eric Fensler Discusses Viral Video, Comedy and Following Your Own Interests

Eighteen years after the G.I. Joe PSAs took the world by storm, their creator talks with Hugh. Eric Fensler followed his passion for creation from Chicago to New York to LA. From the world of comedy writing to advertising.

Futurist, Augmented Reality Genius, Star Trek Enthusiast. Galit Ariel

Galit Ariel, futurist, technologist and PHD candidate speaks with Hugh and Stefan about living in the future ever since first seeing Star Trek at age 7.

Stitch Media’s Studio Director, Wayne Shipley

Studio Director at Stitch Media, Wayne Shipley, chats with Stefan and Hugh about the experience of working in a studio that creates its own intellectual property and client work.

Christy Dena on Interactive Storytelling

Christy chats with Stefan and Hugh about her current projects of writing a book on redesigning narrative design away from complicity, an accessible VR project about radical friendship, and a co-operative improv storytelling card game.

beyond tellerrand’s Marc Thiele; Creating Conferences Online and Offline

beyond tellerand, stay curious, germany-based conference-organizer and community advocate Marc Thiele.

Jared Ficklin’s fiction: The Solarian Myth

The Solarian Myth, a fiction created by Jared Ficklin.

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