ZURBsoapbox ZURB hosts a lecture series for entrepreneurs, designers, managers, movers, shakers and friends of ZURB to speak with likeminded professionals and spar with them afterward. http://zurb.com/soapbox en-us Copyright 2015 Tue, 11 Feb 2014 5:00:00 -0500 Thu, 05 Feb 2009 00:15:00 -0500 http://podcast.zurb.com/rss jordan@zurb.com (Jordan Humphreys) 60 ZURB.com ZURB hosts a lecture series for entrepreneurs, designers, managers, movers, shakers and friends of ZURB to speak with likeminded professionals and spar with them afterward. Jordan Humphreys jordan@zurb.com No Sandi MacPherson: Building a Community, Building a Product http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/57/Sandi-MacPherson-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/57/Sandi-MacPherson-ZURBsoapbox CEO and Founder of Quibb, Sandi MacPherson joined us to share how she's connected with top tech influencers, built a vibrant and active community and highlights the opportunities for women in tech. Podcasts Tue, 16 February 2015 5:03:00 -0500 ZURB.com No CEO and Founder of Quibb, Sandi MacPherson joined us to share how she's connected with top tech influencers, built a vibrant and active community and highlights the opportunities for women in tech. 00:45:18 ZURB, Sandi MacPherson, Soapbox, Quibb, product design, tech press Guy Kawasaki: Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/56/Guy-Kawasaki-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/56/Guy-Kawasaki-ZURBsoapbox Legendary marketer, author and investor Guy Kawasaki came to ZURB to share his thoughts on how companies can change hearts, inspire minds and move people to action. Podcasts Tue, 16 February 2015 5:02:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Legendary marketer, author and investor Guy Kawasaki came to ZURB to share his thoughts on how companies can change hearts, inspire minds and move people to action. 01:05:16 ZURB, Dropbox, Guy Kawasaki, Soapbox, marketing, product design, tech investing, tech press Jessica Hische: Speaking Through Design http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/55/Jessica-Hische-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/55/Jessica-Hische-ZURBsoapbox Illustrator and letterer Jessica Hische talks about her most memorable projects, managing a successful freelance career and finding meaningful work. Podcasts Tue, 16 February 2015 5:01:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Illustrator and letterer Jessica Hische talks about her most memorable projects, managing a successful freelance career and finding meaningful work. 00:39:26 ZURB, Dropbox, Jessica Hische, Soapbox, illustrator, product design, tech press Randy Hunt: People Matter Most http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/53/Randy-Hunt-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/53/Randy-Hunt-ZURBsoapbox Randy Hunt, VP of Design of Design at Etsy walks us through the company's creative process, goals and challenges moving forward. Podcasts Tue, 16 February 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Randy Hunt, VP of Design of Design at Etsy walks us through the company's creative process, goals and challenges moving forward. 00:42:48 ZURB, Dropbox, Randy Hunt, Soapbox, Etsy, product design, ecommerce, tech press Tim Van Damme: The Right Look and Feel http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/52/Tim-Van-Damme-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/52/Tim-Van-Damme-ZURBsoapbox Tim Van Damme has made a name for himself designing for companies like Gowalla, Instagram/Facebook and now Dropbox. We chatted with him about what it takes to build a strong team and what process delivers consistent results. Podcasts Wed, 25 June 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Tim Van Damme has made a name for himself designing for companies like Gowalla, Instagram/Facebook and now Dropbox. We chatted with him about what it takes to build a strong team and what process delivers consistent results. 00:44:57 ZURB, Dropbox, Tim Van Damme, Soapbox, File Management, product design, tech press Rdio: Bold Design Through Simplicity http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/51/Geoff-Koops-and-Mike-Towber-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/51/Geoff-Koops-and-Mike-Towber-ZURBsoapbox Geoff Koops and Mike Towber, members of the Rdio design team, talk about how music infuences their work, the pitfalls of designing for a wide range of users and keeping design simple. Podcasts Wed, 5 May 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Geoff Koops and Mike Towber, members of the Rdio design team, talk about how music infuences their work, the pitfalls of designing for a wide range of users and keeping design simple. 00:44:57 ZURB, Geoff Koops, Mike Towber, Soapbox, Rdio, product design, music streaming, tech press Braden Kowitz: Finding Harmony Between Designers and Engineers http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/50/Braden-Kowitz-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/50/Braden-Kowitz-ZURBsoapbox Braden Kowitz, Design Partner at Google Ventures, talks about the relationship between design and engineering, how startups should view their products and putting yourself in the user's shoes. Podcasts Thu, 12 March 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Braden Kowitz, Design Partner at Google Ventures, talks about the relationship between design and engineering, how startups should view their products and putting yourself in the user's shoes. 00:44:57 ZURB, Braden Kowitz, Soapbox, design education, Google Ventures, design and engineering, tech press Wesley Yun: Bridging the Physical With the Digital http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/49/Wesley-Yun-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/49/Wesley-Yun-ZURBsoapbox Wesley Yun, Lytro's Director of Design, talks about marrying digital and physical products into a unique user experience. He also shares his experiences on being a design leader. Podcasts Fri, 16 January 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Wesley Yun, Lytro's Director of Design, talks about marrying digital and physical products into a unique user experience. He also shares his experiences on being a design leader. 00:44:14 ZURB, Marissa Louie, Soapbox, design education, Yahoo, emotional design, tech press Marissa Louie: The Emotion of Design http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/48/Marissa-Louie--ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/48/Marissa-Louie--ZURBsoapbox Yahoo Principal Designer Marissa Louie talks about how we can put more emotion into our designs so we can surprise and delight our users. Podcasts Fri, 16 January 2015 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Yahoo Principal Designer Marissa Louie talks about how we can put more emotion into our designs so we can surprise and delight our users. 00:44:14 ZURB, Marissa Louie, Soapbox, design education, Yahoo, emotional design, tech press Jared Spool: Creating Industry-Ready Designers http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/47/Jared-Spool-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/47/Jared-Spool-ZURBsoapbox UIE's Jared Spool on why colleges aren't producing adequate designers and what he's doing about it. Podcasts Mon, 28 April 2014 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No UIE's Jared Spool on why colleges aren't producing adequate designers and what he's doing about it. 00:47:10 ZURB, Jared Spool, Soapbox, design education, design school, UIE, tech press Nir Eyal: Building Habit Forming Products http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/46/Nir-Eyal--ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/46/Nir-Eyal--ZURBsoapbox Author and entrepreneur Nir Eyal talks about how we can build habit-forming products and tap into the triggers that motivate users. Podcasts Thu, 10 April 2014 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Author and entrepreneur Nir Eyal talks about how we can build habit-forming products and tap into the triggers that motivate users. 00:47:10 ZURB, Nir Eyal, Soapbox, design habits, mobile gaming, habit-forming products, tech press Brian Taptitch: A Shelf Life of an Industry http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/45/Brian-Taptich--ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/45/Brian-Taptich--ZURBsoapbox Bitcasa CEO Brian Taptich chats about where Zynga went wrong and what they did right. He also chats about how Bitcasa is making its mark in a crowded cloud-storage market. Podcasts Tue, 11 Feb 2014 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Bitcasa CEO Brian Taptich chats about where Zynga went wrong and what they did right. He also chats about how Bitcasa is making its mark in a crowded cloud-storage market. 00:47:10 ZURB, Brian Taptitch, Bitcasa, cloud storage, mobile gaming, Zynga, tech press Brian Wong: CEO and Co-Founder of Kiip http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/44/Brian-Wong-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/44/Brian-Wong-ZURBsoapbox Kiip CEO and Co-Founder Brian Wong chats about why impressions aren't a good metric and how moments are what we should be paying close attention to. Podcasts Mon, 11 November 2013 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Kiip CEO and Co-Founder Brian Wong chats about why impressions aren't a good metric and how moments are what we should be paying close attention to. 00:41:59 ZURB, Brian Wong, Kiip, mobile advertising, mobile gaming, marketing, tech press Michelle Dennedy: Baking Privacy Into Product Design http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/43/Michelle-Dennedy-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/43/Michelle-Dennedy-ZURBsoapbox McAfee Chief Privacy Officer and VP Michelle Dennedy tells us what companies get wrong and how they can get better. Podcasts Wed, 28 August 2013 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No McAfee Chief Privacy Officer and VP Michelle Dennedy tells us what companies get wrong and how they can get better. 00:47:00 ZURB, Michelle Dennedy, McAffee, product design, privacy, security, tech press Brad Garlinghouse: Why Companies Should Hate Peanut Butter http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/42/Brad-Garlinghouse--ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/42/Brad-Garlinghouse--ZURBsoapbox YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse tells us why companies shouldn't spread themselves thin like peanut butter and why startups should avoid the hype. Podcasts Tue, 19 March 2013 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No YouSendIt CEO Brad Garlinghouse tells us why companies shouldn't spread themselves thin like peanut butter and why startups should avoid the hype. 00:46:04 ZURB, Brad Garlinghouse, Yahoo, peanut butter memmo, yousendit, tech press Howard Lindzon: Passing on Twitter and Building a Social Investing Network http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/41/Howard-Lindzon-ZURBsoapbox http://zurb.com/soapbox/events/41/Howard-Lindzon-ZURBsoapbox Stocktwits CEO and Co-Founder Howard Lindzon talks about why he passed on investing in Twitter early on and how he's revolutionizing they way we talk about stocks. Podcasts Wed, 6 March 2013 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Stocktwits CEO and Co-Founder Howard Lindzon talks about why he passed on investing in Twitter early on and how he's revolutionizing they way we talk about stocks. 00:46:04 ZURB, Stocktwits, Howard Lindzon, investing, Twitter, stocks, tech press Doug Mack: Taking One Kings Lane Into Mobile http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/40/Doug-Mack-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/40/Doug-Mack-ZURBsoapbox One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack talks about why mobile matters for E-commerce and why you should have a device-centric strategy. Podcasts Wed, 30 January 2013 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack talks about why mobile matters for E-commerce and why you should have a device-centric strategy. 00:49:08 ZURB, One Kings Lane, Doug Mack, e-commerce, mobile commerce, device-centric strategy, tech press Jeff Lawson: Rapidly Scaling Twilio Into a Worldwide Juggernaut http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/39/Jeff-Lawson-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/39/Jeff-Lawson-ZURBsoapbox Twilio Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Lawson talks about revolutionizing the telecommunications industry and the challenges with scaling Twilio into a worldwide service. Podcasts Fri, 30 November 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Twilio Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Lawson talks about revolutionizing the telecommunications industry and the challenges with scaling Twilio into a worldwide service. 00:48:13 ZURB, Twilio, Jeff Lawson, startups, telecommunications, scaling, rickroll, tech press Joe Gebbia: Scaling Airbnb from the Living Room to Across the Globe http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/38/Joe-Gebbia--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/38/Joe-Gebbia--ZURBsoapbox Airbnb Co-Founder and Chief Product Designer Joe Gebbia talks about the challenges in taking the rental service from his apartment living room to a global audience. Podcasts Fri, 9 November 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Airbnb Co-Founder and Chief Product Designer Joe Gebbia talks about the challenges in taking the rental service from his apartment living room to a global audience. 00:44:30 ZURB, Airbnb, Joe Gebbia, startups, Air Bed and Breakfast, scaling, tech press Sahil Lavingia: Going from College Dropout to Designing Pinterest's Grid http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/37/Sahil-Lavingia--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/37/Sahil-Lavingia--ZURBsoapbox Designer and entrepreneur Sahil Lavingia talks about how he dropped out of college to help design Pinterest's unique user interface and the lessons his learned from building his own products, like Gumroad. Podcasts Wed, 31 October 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Designer and entrepreneur Sahil Lavingia talks about how he dropped out of college to help design Pinterest's unique user interface and the lessons his learned from building his own products, like Gumroad. 00:45:58 ZURB, Sahil Lavingia, Pinterest, Grid, Mobile, user interface design, Gumroad, tech press The Winklevoss Twins: The Past, Present and Future http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/36/The-Winklevoss-Twins--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/36/The-Winklevoss-Twins--ZURBsoapbox Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, principals of Winklevoss Capital, tells us about their early beginnings as co-founders of ConnectU, what they thought about their story being told in "The Social Network," their opinion on the Facebook IPO and give us the scoop on their recently co-founded investment firm. Podcasts Tue, 11 September 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, principals of Winklevoss Capital, tells us about their early beginnings as co-founders of ConnectU, what they thought about their story being told in "The Social Network," their opinion on the Facebook IPO and give us the scoop on their recently co-founded investment firm. 00:44:28 ZURB, Winklevoss, Winklevoss Twins, The Social Network, Mark Zuckerberg, business strategy, tech press Evan Williams: Revolutionizing the Way We Communicate on the Web http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/35/Evan-Williams--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/35/Evan-Williams--ZURBsoapbox Twitter Co-Founder and former CEO Evan Williams, Ev to his friends and colleagues, tells us about revolutionizing the way we communicate on the Web with Blogger and Twitter, and again with his latest venture, Medium. Podcasts Mon, 27 August 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Twitter Co-Founder and former CEO Evan Williams, Ev to his friends and colleagues, tells us about revolutionizing the way we communicate on the Web with Blogger and Twitter, and again with his latest venture, Medium. 00:45:28 ZURB, Evan Williams, Twitter, Medium, startups, business strategy, tech press Hiten Shah: Finding the Key Risk in Your Product http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/33/Hiten-Shah--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/33/Hiten-Shah--ZURBsoapbox KISSmetrics CEO and Co-Founder Hiten Shah tells us about learning from his mistakes, going lean and finding the key risk in your product quickly. Podcasts Fri, 8 August 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No KISSmetrics CEO and Co-Founder Hiten Shah tells us about learning from his mistakes, going lean and finding the key risk in your product quickly. 00:42:26 ZURB, Hiten Shah, Kissmetrics, managing growth, startups, business strategy, pinterest, tech press Getting 10 Million Users in Less Than Two Months and Combating Cyberbullying http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/32/Ade-Olonoh--ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/32/Ade-Olonoh--ZURBsoapbox Formspring CEO and Founder Ade Olonoh talks about how the social Q&A site got 10 million monthly users faster than Pinterest and how the site weathered a cyberbullying controversy. Podcasts Fri, 15 June 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Formspring CEO and Founder Ade Olonoh talks about how the social Q&A site got 10 million monthly users faster than Pinterest and how the site weathered a cyberbullying controversy. 00:46:54 ZURB, Ade Olonoh, Formspring, managing growth, social marketing, startups, business strategy, pinterest, tech press Building Stack Overflow From the Best Parts of Wikis, Digg, Forums and Blogs http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/30/Jeff-Atwood-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/30/Jeff-Atwood-ZURBsoapbox Stack Overflow Co-Founder Jeff Atwood delves deep into the origins of the popular Q&A site, including taking the "evil" out of Experts Exchange and fixing the problems of other similar sites. Podcasts Wed, 23 May 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Stack Overflow Co-Founder Jeff Atwood delves deep into the origins of the popular Q&A site, including taking the "evil" out of Experts Exchange and fixing the problems of other similar sites. 00:49:14 ZURB, Jeff Atwood, Stack Exchange, Stack Overflow, Development, startups, business strategy, blogger, tech press Robert Scoble: Building Startup Stories and Crossing the Freaky Lineom Bust to IPO in 3 Years http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/31/Robert-Scoble-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/31/Robert-Scoble-ZURBsoapbox Tech evangelist and blogger Robert Scoble, of Rackspace and Scobleizer, why startups need to build their stories and how small philosophical differences can make or break a product. Podcasts Thu, 12 April 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Tech evangelist and blogger Robert Scoble, of Rackspace and Scobleizer, why startups need to build their stories and how small philosophical differences can make or break a product. 00:44:47 ZURB, Robert Scoble, Scobleizer, Rackspace, Microsoft, startups, business strategy, blogger, tech press Aaron Levie, Box.com CEO and Founder: From a Cold Email to 82% of the Fortune500 as Customers http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/27/Aaron-Levie-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/27/Aaron-Levie-ZURBsoapbox Box.Com CEO and Founder Aaron Levie takes us through the early days of Box.com, how he got noted investor and Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban to invest in his company, and why he was scared to death of Google's long-rumored GDrive. Podcasts Fri, 16 March 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Box.Com CEO and Founder Aaron Levie takes us through the early days of Box.com, how he got noted investor and Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban to invest in his company, and why he was scared to death of Google's long-rumored GDrive. 00:46:55 ZURB, Aaron Levie, Box.com, CEO, startups, enterprise, business strategy, online file storage, tech bubble, dropbox Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne: Living 6 Months at a Time from Dot Com Bust to IPO in 3 Years http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/28/Patrick-Byrne-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/28/Patrick-Byrne-ZURBsoapbox Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne talks about how cancer shaped how he planned his days, circumventing the conventional IPO system, and his friendship with investment guru Warren Buffett. Podcasts Thu, 1 March 2012 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne talks about how cancer shaped how he planned his days, circumventing the conventional IPO system, and his friendship with investment guru Warren Buffett. 00:43:34 ZURB, Patrick Byrne, Overstock, Warren Buffet, startups, business strategy, IPO, dutch auction, funding Dave McClure: 20 Years of Investing and Geeking Out In Silicon Valley http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/26/Dave-McClure-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/26/Dave-McClure-ZURBsoapbox Dave McClure of 500startups got on his soapbox to talk about how he invests and what he looks for in entrepreneurs. Podcasts Fri, 18 November 2011 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Dave McClure of 500startups got on his soapbox to talk about how he invests and what he looks for in entrepreneurs. 00:42:17 ZURB, Dave McClure, angel investing, startups, business strategy, entrepreneur, failures, problems, funding Ron Conway: Godfather of Angel Investing http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/24/Ron-Conway-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/24/Ron-Conway-ZURBsoapbox Ron Conway, the Godfather of Angel Investing, who has been called "the man who has placed more bets on Internet start-ups than anyone else in Silicon Valley" got on his soapbox to share with us how he invests and what he looks for in his companies and entrepreneurs. Podcasts Wed, 19 October 2011 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Ron Conway, the Godfather of Angel Investing, who has been called "the man who has placed more bets on Internet start-ups than anyone else in Silicon Valley" got on his soapbox to share with us how he invests and what he looks for in his companies and entrepreneurs. 00:30:32 ZURB, Ron Conway, angel investing, startups, business strategy, entrepreneur, failures, problems, funding Sachin Argawal: 8 Months Rethinking, Rebuilding and Rebranding Posterous http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/23/Sachin-Agarwal-ZURBsoapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/23/Sachin-Agarwal-ZURBsoapbox Two years and 15 million customers into developing their product, the Posterous team decided to scrap everything and start over from square one. Sachin Agarwal the founder of Posterous shared Posterous' setbacks, losses and wins, and reasoning behind many of the decisions made along the way. Podcasts Wed, 28 September 2011 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Two years and 15 million customers into developing their product, the Posterous team decided to scrap everything and start over from square one. Sachin Agarwal the founder of Posterous shared Posterous' setbacks, losses and wins, and reasoning behind many of the decisions made along the way. 00:30:32 ZURB, Matt Mikiewicz, 99Designs, SitePoint, startups, business strategy, entrepreneur Matt Mickiewicz: Building a Web Business When You Are 15 Years Old http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/22/Matt-Mickiewicz http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/22/Matt-Mickiewicz Matt's was one of the most sincere, fun, laid back and brutally honest soapbox discussions we've had to date! He shared the story of his entrepreneurial journey, starting from when he disrupted the world of web design education with Sitepoint, at 14 years old, to the present, 13 years later, where he is successfully running two new businesses (99Designs and Flippa) and currently starting a fourth one (Learnable). Podcasts Thu, 1 September 2011 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Matt's was one of the most sincere, fun, laid back and brutally honest soapbox discussions we've had to date! He shared the story of his entrepreneurial journey, starting from when he disrupted the world of web design education with Sitepoint, at 14 years old, to the present, 13 years later, where he is successfully running two new businesses (99Designs and Flippa) and currently starting a fourth one (Learnable). 00:33:54 ZURB, Matt Mikiewicz, 99Designs, SitePoint, startups, business strategy, entrepreneur Kevin Hartz: Founder and CEO of Eventbrite gets on his soapbox http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/20/Eventbrite-Kevin-Hartz http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/20/Eventbrite-Kevin-Hartz Kevin Hartz shared a number of great lessons from his extensive career building and launching hit startups. Podcasts Mon, 11 July 2011 5:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Kevin Hartz shared a number of great lessons from his extensive career building and launching hit startups. 00:45:47 ZURB, Kevin Hartz, EventBrite, PayPal, startups, metrics Kevin Hale: Marrying Your Users: From First Date to Ever After w/ Founder of Wufoo http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/21/Wufoo-Kevin-Hale http://www.zurb.com/soapbox/events/21/Wufoo-Kevin-Hale Kevin reveals Wufoo's customer service strategy and the path from idea to SurveyMonkey's acquisition. Podcasts Tue, 14 June 2011 1:00:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Kevin reveals Wufoo's customer service strategy and the path from idea to SurveyMonkey's acquisition. 00:45:47 ZURB, Kevin Hale, Wufoo, SurveyMonkey, Customer Support Matt Mullenweg: Celebrating the Eighth Birthday of WordPress http://www.zurb.com/article/696/podcast--highlights-from-soapbox-w-founde http://www.zurb.com/article/696/podcast--highlights-from-soapbox-w-founde Matt discusses the growth of WordPress over the last eight years and the challenges he faced along the way. Podcasts Fri, 6 June 2011 12:50:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Matt discusses the growth of WordPress over the last eight years and the challenges he faced along the way. 00:39:05 ZURB, Matt Mullenweg, WordPress, Automattic, Blogging, Security, Themes Philip Rosedale: From Cars Dealerships to Second Life http://www.zurb.com/article/621/from-car-dealerships-to-second-life-w-fou http://www.zurb.com/article/621/from-car-dealerships-to-second-life-w-fou Philip discusses the challenges he faced bringing his "unfundable" virtual world of Second Life to reality, and what he's doing now. Podcasts Thu, 31 March 2011 12:50:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Philip discusses the challenges he faced bringing his "unfundable" virtual world of Second Life to reality, and what he's doing now. 00:42:57 ZURB, Philip Rosedale, Second Life, LoveMachine, Startups, Community, Productivity Tim Ferriss: A Lesson in Self Promotion http://www.zurb.com/article/566/a-lesson-in-self-promotion-with-tim-ferri http://www.zurb.com/article/566/a-lesson-in-self-promotion-with-tim-ferri Tim sat down with us for a Q&A about his tactics for self promotion, building community, and productivity. Podcasts Fri, 04 Feb 2011 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Tim sat down with us for a Q&A about his tactics for self promotion, building community, and productivity. 00:42:57 ZURB, Tim Ferriss, 4-Hour Workweek, 4-Hour Body, Promotion, Startups, Community, Productivity Irene Au: How Google Creates Products. http://www.zurb.com/article/525/podcast-of-irene-aus-talk-on-how-google-c http://www.zurb.com/article/525/podcast-of-irene-aus-talk-on-how-google-c Irene Au (Google’s Head of UX) shares some juicy insights on the design process and decision making behind Google’s products. Podcasts Mon, 27 Dec 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Irene Au (Google’s Head of UX) shares some juicy insights on the design process and decision making behind Google’s products. 00:35:09 ZURB, Irene Au, Google, Design Process, Design, Google Wave, Doug Bowman Julie Zhuo: How Facebook Uses Data http://www.zurb.com/article/515/podcast-of-julie-zhuos-talk-on-how-facebo http://www.zurb.com/article/515/podcast-of-julie-zhuos-talk-on-how-facebo Julie Zhuo (Facebook’s Design Manager) giving us the low down on how her team uses data to inform decisions. Podcasts Thu, 9 Dec 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Julie Zhuo (Facebook’s Design Manager) giving us the low down on how her team uses data to inform decisions. 00:39:54 ZURB, Julie Zhuo, Facebook, Data Informed Decisions, Design, Design Management Tom Conrad’s talk on Apple, Pets.com, and Pandora http://www.zurb.com/article/500/podcast-of-tom-conrads-talk-on-apple-pets http://www.zurb.com/article/500/podcast-of-tom-conrads-talk-on-apple-pets In the 30 minutes we managed to discuss Tom’s dating life, how much of a doofus Tony Fadell (the guy who invented the iPod) was, driving Pets.com into a cliff, and of course how Pandora was started. Podcasts Fri, 24 Nov 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No In the 30 minutes we managed to discuss Tom’s dating life, how much of a doofus Tony Fadell (the guy who invented the iPod) was, driving Pets.com into a cliff, and of course how Pandora was started. 00:42:45 ZURB, Tom Conrad, Pandora, Pets.com, Apple, Finder, Tony Fadell Peter Skillman's talk on Innovating the Mobile Experience http://www.zurb.com/article/438/-podcast-of-peter-skillmans-talk-on-innov http://www.zurb.com/article/438/-podcast-of-peter-skillmans-talk-on-innov Peter left all of us with some great lessons learned for creating awesome mobile experiences. Podcasts Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Peter left all of us with some great lessons learned for creating awesome mobile experiences. 00:49:08 ZURB, Peter Skillman, Palm, Nokia, iPhone, mobile design, smartphones, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy Konstantin Guericke's talk on how LinkedIn Broke Through http://www.zurb.com/article/426/podcast-of-konstantin-guerickes-talk-on-h http://www.zurb.com/article/426/podcast-of-konstantin-guerickes-talk-on-h The story behind how the original LinkedIn idea was conceived and how they eventually managed to break through to mainstream. Co-founder Konstantin Guericke’s soapbox left all of us with some key lessons we wanted to share. Podcasts Thu, 9 Sep 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No The story behind how the original LinkedIn idea was conceived and how they eventually managed to break through to mainstream. 00:39:48 ZURB, Konstantin Guericke, LinkedIn, Product Management, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy Nate Bolt’s rap on dos and don’ts of UX Research http://www.zurb.com/article/397/podcast-of-nate-bolts-rap-on-dos-and-dont http://www.zurb.com/article/397/podcast-of-nate-bolts-rap-on-dos-and-dont Nate Bolt reveals some of his finding regarding remote UX research in a stylistic rap. Podcasts Tue, 20 Jul 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Nate Bolt reveals some of his finding regarding remote UX research in a stylistic rap. 00:31:48 ZURB, Nate Bolt, Bolt Peters, Remote Research, Rap, User Research, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy Luke Wroblewski: Design for mobile first! http://www.zurb.com/article/384/podcast-of-lukews-talk-design-for-mobile- http://www.zurb.com/article/384/podcast-of-lukews-talk-design-for-mobile- Luke mades a strong and valid case of why we should focus on designing for mobile vs. the desktop. Not only does he tell us why, he also focuses on how we should design for mobile. Podcasts Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Luke mades a strong and valid case of why we should focus on designing for mobile vs. the desktop. Not only does he tell us why, he also focuses on how we should design for mobile. 00:49:22 ZURB, LukeW, Luke Wroblewski, Yahoo, Mobile, iPhone, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy Bill Scott: Behind the scenes of Netflix's UI http://www.zurb.com/article/372/podcast-of-bill-scotts-talk-behind-the-sc http://www.zurb.com/article/372/podcast-of-bill-scotts-talk-behind-the-sc Bill Scott discusses anti-patterns in UI and how Netflix was able to avoid them and build a rich user interaction. Podcasts Wed, 09 Jun 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Bill Scott discusses anti-patterns in UI and how Netflix was able to avoid them and build a rich user interaction. 00:33:58 ZURB, Bill Scott, lectures, soapbox, NetFlix, Yahoo, Design Patterns, interaction design, strategy Alex Faaborg of Mozilla: How was Firefox designed? What's next for Firefox? http://www.zurb.com/article/328/how-was-firefox-designed-whats-next-for-f http://www.zurb.com/article/328/how-was-firefox-designed-whats-next-for-f Alex started off sharing how design works in a large open source community as well as the challenges which Mozilla has faced as a company. Podcasts Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Alex started off sharing how design works in a large open source community as well as the challenges which Mozilla has faced as a company. 00:41:11 ZURB, Alex Faaborg, lectures, soapbox, Mozilla, interaction design, strategy Justin Kan of Justin.tv: One camera broadcast to a website with 35 million users http://www.zurb.com/article/323/justintv http://www.zurb.com/article/323/justintv Justin shared his story of how he came up with the idea of a 24/7 live broadcast, how he became an international celebrity, and the sharp turn Justin.tv had to make to shape the company into the successfully operating business it is today. Podcasts Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Justin shared his story of how he came up with the idea of a 24/7 live broadcast, how he became an international celebrity, and the sharp turn Justin.tv had to make to shape the company into the successfully operating business it is today. 00:36:48 ZURB, Justin Kan, lectures, soapbox, Justin.tv, interaction design, strategy Richard White of UserVoice: 250K site sale on eBay, Killing goats for 6 hours, and a healthy "no" http://www.zurb.com/article/317/richard-white-of-uservoice http://www.zurb.com/article/317/richard-white-of-uservoice Richard started his talk off with a story of why UserVoice was born and went on to tell us how he gained traction and some of the lessons he learned along the way. Podcasts Mon, 12 Dec 2009 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Richard started his talk off with a story of why UserVoice was born and went on to tell us how he gained traction and some of the lessons he learned along the way. 00:20:51 ZURB, Richard White, product, service, lectures, soapbox, UserVoice, interaction design, strategy John Marshall on Van Halen, Marriage and Crucial Mistakes http://www.zurb.com/article/306/van-halen-marriage-and-crucial-mistakes http://www.zurb.com/article/306/van-halen-marriage-and-crucial-mistakes John discussed mistakes he’s made, as well as guidelines for success of product- vs. service-based companies. Podcasts Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No John discussed mistakes he’s made, as well as guidelines for success of product- vs. service-based companies. 00:45:10 ZURB, John Marshall, product, service, lectures, soapbox, van halen, mistake, fail fast, interaction design, strategy Dave Sifry Shares Lessons Learned from Technorati and OffBeat Guides http://www.zurb.com/article/300/lessons-learned-from-technorati-to-offbea http://www.zurb.com/article/300/lessons-learned-from-technorati-to-offbea Dave Sifry, founder of Technorati and Offbeat Guides, gave a great talk covering starting a business, delivering products, finding the right talent and much more! Podcasts Tue, 6 Oct 2009 12:15:00 -0800 ZURB.com No Dave Sifry, founder of Technorati and Offbeat Guides, gave a great talk covering starting a business, delivering products, finding the right talent and much more! 00:37:03 ZURB, Dave Sifry, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy, social media, technorati, entrepreneurs Luke Wroblewski reveals his insights on achieving product excellence. http://www.zurb.com/article/233/how-to-make-excellent-products-a-soapbox- http://www.zurb.com/article/233/how-to-make-excellent-products-a-soapbox- Luke Wroblewski, Senior Director of Product Ideation and Design at Yahoo!, gave a very insightful talk on achieving product excellence from his experience at Yahoo! and eBay. Podcasts Wed, 18 Mar 2009 12:15:00 -0800 ZURB.com No Luke Wroblewski, Senior Director of Product Ideation and Design at Yahoo!, gave a very insightful talk on achieving product excellence from his experience at Yahoo! and eBay. 00:42:08 ZURB, Luke Wroblewski, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy, social media, Yahoo, ebay Bart Decrem reveals hard-earned lessons running his iPhone app startup feed://feeds2.feedburner.com/Zurbsoapbox/ feed://feeds2.feedburner.com/Zurbsoapbox/ Bart Decrem, founder and CEO of arguably the biggest iPhone App brand, Tapulous, gave an incredibly passionate and honest talk about the lessons he's learned running startups from Firefox to Flock and now Tapulous, makers of the top iPhone game Tap Tap Revenge. Podcasts Wed, 03 Mar 2009 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Bart Decrem, founder and CEO of arguably the biggest iPhone App brand, Tapulous, gave an incredibly passionate and honest talk about the lessons he's learned running startups from Firefox to Flock and now Tapulous, makers of the top iPhone game Tap Tap Revenge. 00:34:47 ZURB, Bart Decrem, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy, social media, iPhone, tap tap revenge, tapulous Mrinal Desai speaking about "The Cat, The Dog, and Web 2.0" http://podcast.zurb.com/ http://podcast.zurb.com/ Our kick-off ZURBsoapbox lecture features Mrinal Desai of CrossLoop.com in a conversation about his experiences coming to America, a clever comparison of cat people to dog people in social media, and insights for how to make friends and do business using these social tools. Podcasts Fri, 09 Feb 2009 00:15:00 -0500 ZURB.com No Our kick-off ZURBsoapbox lecture features Mrinal Desai of CrossLoop.com in a conversation about his experiences coming to America, a clever comparison of cat people to dog people in social med ia, and insights for how to make friends and do business using these social tools. 00:28:50 ZURB, Mrinal Desai, lectures, soapbox, interaction design, strategy, social media, Twitter, Facebook