The IT Crowd Podcast

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#12: Dave Bosco, AMP

Join hosts Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez on a special episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, broadcast live from the picturesque Accelerated Mobile Power offices in The Woodlands, TX. This episode features a fascinating discussion with Dave Bosco, VP of Business Development at Accelerated Mobile Power (AMP), focusing on the latest innovations in mobile power generation and electric hydraulic fracturing.

Dave offers insights into how AMP is revolutionizing the energy sector by providing mobile power solutions that enhance operational efficiency and reliability for their clients. Delve into the complexities and technologies that allow AMP to deliver a utility-like experience to energy operations, enabling businesses to press the "easy button" on their power needs. Discover how AMP's commitment to innovation and customer service is setting new standards in the energy industry, making it a leader in sustainable and efficient energy solutions.

#12: Dave Bosco, AMP

#11: Edward Bayhi, GD Energy Products (LIVE at Thrive)

Join us for a special episode of the IT Crowd Podcast, recorded live at the Thrive Energy Conference held at Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX. Hosts Richard Rodriguez and Josh Lowrey welcome Edward Bayhi, CFO of GD Energy Products, for an in-depth discussion on the cutting edge of technology in the energy sector. Together they explore the significant role of innovation and cybersecurity in shaping the future of energy, highlighting GD Energy Products' contributions to the industry.

This episode offers a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector in 2024 and beyond. Join us to gain a deeper understanding of how technology is transforming energy production and management. Don't miss this engaging conversation on the intersection of tech and energy, straight from one of the industry's key conferences.

#11: Edward Bayhi, GD Energy Products (LIVE at Thrive)

#10 - Mark Reed, Mustang CAT (LIVE at Thrive)
 

In this episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, recorded live at the Daniel Energy Partners' Thrive Energy Conference in Houston, Texas, hosts Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez sit down with Mark Reed of Mustang CAT.

A veteran and industry expert, Mark shares his journey from serving in the Navy to leading innovations at Mustang CAT for over 34 years. Join us as we dive into the advancements in energy technology, including dynamic gas blending and the Cat Connect system, showcasing how Mustang CAT has been at the forefront of efficiency and security in power generation. Mark's insights offer a captivating look at the intersection of technology, environmental stewardship, and continuous learning within the energy sector. Tune in now!

#10 - Mark Reed, Mustang CAT (LIVE at Thrive)

#9 - Peter Bernard, Datagration

In this episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, hosts Richard Rodriguez and Josh Lowrey talk with Datagration CEO Peter Bernard about digital transformation in the oil and gas industry. Peter discusses the power of Datagration's PetroVisor platform in unifying data sources to improve operational efficiency through AI and machine learning. Highlighting a significant success in predicting ESP failures, Peter emphasizes the importance of embracing technology for industry advancement.

This episode sheds light on the challenges and opportunities of tech adoption in oil and gas, making it a must-listen for industry professionals and tech enthusiasts alike. Tune in now.

#9 - Peter Bernard, Datagration

#8 - Mark Freeman, ProDirectional Drilling Services

Get ready for another episode of The IT Crowd Podcast with Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez, as they sit down with Mark Freeman, the visionary CEO of ProDirectional Drilling Services. Discover how ProDirectional is revolutionizing remote drilling operations with groundbreaking technologies. Engage in a captivating discussion about the transformative role of AI, and get Mark's take on the future of oil and natural gas markets in 2024.

Tune in for an episode packed with expert knowledge, forward-thinking ideas, and a glimpse into the future of energy.

#8 - Mark Freeman, ProDirectional Drilling Services

#7 - Pedro Buhigas, Kodiak Gas Services

Join us on this exciting episode of The IT Crowd Podcast as we sit down with Pedro Buhigas, the brilliant CIO of Kodiak Gas! Hosts Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez dive deep into Pedro's incredible journey, from his humble beginnings in Spain with limited English skills, to his remarkable rise in Dublin, Ohio, and his eventual enrollment at THE Ohio State University.  

Pedro shares his invaluable experiences at Microsoft and how they shaped his path to Houston, TX, where he now holds the prestigious position of CIO at Kodiak Gas. Discover the secrets behind the company's phenomenal success and the unique culture that drives them forward.

 Tune in as Pedro delves into the world of being a CIO for a newly public company, his approach to embracing new technologies in the market, and his insightful perspective on the role of AI at Kodiak Gas.

Don't miss out on this captivating conversation filled with inspiration, knowledge, and a glimpse into the future of technology in the energy industry! 

 

#7 - Pedro Buhigas, Kodiak Gas Services

#6 - The Best of 2023

In this special episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, hosts Richard Rodriguez and Josh Lowrey reflect on some of the most engaging conversations we had this year. Our exceptional roster of guests truly brought a wealth of knowledge and insights to our discussions. Some key topics include how Desktop as a Service (DaaS) compares to TSA checkpoints, why Managed Detection Response (MDR) is relevant and accessible to everyone, and how important it is for businesses to adopt and understand AI now, rather than later. Tune in we revisit these important conversations and look forward to what's next in the world of technology.

 

#6 - The Best of 2023

#5 - Jeff Jensen, Corva (LIVE @ Corvacon)

In this special live episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, recorded at Corva's annual event, Corvacon, we explore a crucial topic—how integrating AI technology is the key to staying ahead in the energy sector. We are joined by Jeff Jensen, Chief Technology Officer at Corva, a company leading the charge in AI-driven innovations for the oil and gas industry.

In this episode, we dive deep into the importance of AI integration, examining how it revolutionizes energy exploration and production to keep companies at the forefront of the game. Real-world examples showcase AI's transformative power, while we also discuss the challenges and opportunities it presents. Join us as we paint a vivid picture of the exciting future where AI is the driving force in the energy industry.

Tune in to understand why integrating AI is not just an option but a necessity for staying ahead in our dynamic world, only on The IT Crowd Podcast.

#5 - Jeff Jensen, Corva (LIVE @ Corvacon)

#4 - James Morrison, Intelisys

Join us for an in-depth exploration of the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape as we sit down with James Morrison, Senior Director of Security Programs at Intelisys. With an impressive 22-year career in the FBI and an unwavering passion for guiding individuals and organizations through the intricacies of cybersecurity, James brings a wealth of expertise to the table.

In this episode, your hosts, Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez, delve into the transformation of cybersecurity over the years. Discover the pivotal role that cybersecurity plays in protecting the sensitive infrastructure of the oil and gas industry, where security is paramount. James also sheds light on the concept of cybersecurity maturity, emphasizing why organizations must continually assess and enhance their cybersecurity postures in the face of evolving threats. Furthermore, gain insights into how the digital age has made cybersecurity an integral part of everything we do, from our personal lives to the operations of large corporations.

Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the critical world of cybersecurity.

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#4 - James Morrison, Intelisys

#3 - Brent Feller, eSentire

Join hosts Richard Rodriguez and Josh Lowrey in the latest episode of The IT Crowd Podcast as they dive into the world of cybersecurity with their special guest, Brent Feller, Director Solutions Engineering at eSentire. 

Brent Feller, an industry expert with years of experience, offers a deep dive into the world of managed detection and response (MDR) services, and how eSentire's approach is revolutionizing the way organizations protect themselves against ever-evolving cyber threats. Brent shares his expertise on threat intelligence, security operations, and the vital role of human expertise in safeguarding businesses in today's digital landscape.

Our hosts engage Brent in a compelling dialogue, exploring the unique challenges that businesses face today in an increasingly interconnected world. As the conversation unfolds, you'll gain valuable insights into the strategies and technologies that are instrumental in keeping businesses one step ahead of cyber adversaries.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to stay informed and prepared in the face of modern cyber threats.

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#3 - Brent Feller, eSentire

#2 - Randal Thompson, Evolve IP

As we transition into the age of the hybrid workforce, how are the major tech players adapting and innovating? This week's guest Randal Thompson, Chief Revenue Officer at Evolve IP, joins hosts Josh Lowrey and Richard Rodriguez to shed light on this transformation. 

Gain insights into the seamless fusion of productivity and communication tools that promise a more fluid and cohesive future for IT and work as the group delves into the challenges and opportunities of centralizing tech management.

Whether you're deeply rooted in the IT sector or simply intrigued by where the digital workspace is headed, this episode offers a comprehensive look into the heart of tech evolution. Have questions? Submit them to info@csyncs.com and we'll answer you on the next show.

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#2 - Randal Thompson, Evolve IP

#1 - Jay Slaughter, Head of Enterprise Digital Products & CIO

In this electrifying first episode of The IT Crowd Podcast, we're diving deep with none other than the digital dynamo, Jay Slaughter, CIO and Head of Enterprise Digital Products. Join hosts Richard Rodriguez and Josh Lowrey as they unravel Jay's thrilling ascent to the C-Suite, navigating through dynamic industry shifts.

Wondering about the future of AI? Curious about the pulse of the tech market? Seeking the golden key to stand out as a supplier? Or eager to decrypt the evolving maze of security? This episode has got you covered with insights you won’t hear anywhere else.

The IT Crowd Podcast is officially LIVE! Dive in and hit that subscribe button on your go-to listening platform. Got questions? Shoot them over to info@csyncs.com.

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#1 - Jay Slaughter, Head of Enterprise Digital Products & CIO