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Welcome to The Remix Podcast with Shawn and Wang! The Remix Podcast is where we take our favourite and best podcasts that we listen to, remix them with our thoughts and share them with you to educate you and blow you away.

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The Remix – Season 1 Episode 8 – Noah Kagan talks about coming up with business ideas

Noah Kagan was employee #30 at Facebook, employee #4 at Mint and is currently the Chief Sumo at AppSumo – a website that helps entrepreneurs kicks ass (his words, not mine). Noah Kagan Presents is a podcast where Noah shares strategies on growing businesses, entrepreneurship, improving productivity, and living a happier and more successful life. …

The Remix – Season 1 Episode 7 – Recode Media with Peter Kafka and Derek Thompson – are people just sheep?

Why are some things more popular than others? Why do some videos go viral? Whereas other videos go sterile (you know what I mean)? Why do people just choose whatever is popular – whether it’s music or restaurants? Peter Kafka talks to best selling author Derek Thompson on his podcast Recode Media with Peter Kafka …

The Remix – Season 1 Episode 6 – Cal Fussman and Kobe Bryant – awareness of fear

Apologies on the audio on this one Still a fire episode! What do you get when you cross a master interviewer with one of the greatest competitors ever? The Remix! Half kidding – you get Cal Fussman and Kobe Bryant on a very profound and insightful podcast. Cal Fussman’s podcast Big Questions has a special guest: …

About

Shawn Kanungo is a strategist and keynote speaker who operates at the intersection of creativity, business and technology. He has been recognized nationally and globally for his work in the innovation space after 12 years working at Deloitte. Shawn’s mandate at the firm was to help corporate executives to better understand and plan for the opportunities and threats associated with disruptive innovation.

Now as General Partner of Queen & Rook Capital, he is focused on applying exponential technologies and new business models to mature businesses. Shawn is a practitioner who has worked hand-to-hand with hundreds of organizations on their journey to digital transformation. He has adopted the concepts of behavioural economics, user-centered design, crowdsourcing, artificial intelligence, drones and film to help create world class client experiences.

His work and interviews have been featured in Forbes, The Globe & Mail, The Guardian, CBC and CTV. In 2016, he was recognized as Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. He has spoken at TEDx in 2017, and named to Inc’s 100 Most Innovative Leadership Speakers in 2018.

 


 

Wang Yip is a management consultant, self-published author, audiobook author, online course creator, former Uber driver and the less brilliant, but more Chinese (he thinks), co-host of The Remix Podcast with Shawn and Wang.

Wang is actively involved in Toastmasters, achieving his Distinguished Toastmaster designation in 2015 and has mentored many newer and more experienced members while delivering over 100 presentations on the topics of creativity, design, leadership and motivation.

People that know Wang say the following things about him:

“He is the coolest human being I know” – Mom

“He is wicked smart compared to everyone else I know” – Kindergarten Teacher

“Wang is ridiculously handsome” – Wang

Contact

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