How Ocean Insight is Making the World Cleaner, Safer and Healthier with Dr. Michael Edwards
On February 24, 2021, Ocean Insight had the official grand opening of their new 52,000-square-foot facility in Orlando. Ocean Insight uses spectral technology, application expertise and manufacturing scalability to help customers take on important challenges for a safer, cleaner, healthier future.
Don’t know what that means? Don’t worry, in this episode Tim dives into what Ocean Insight does as a company, and his guest , Dr. Michael Edwards, shares some of his leadership insights.
Behind the $100 Million Deal for Travel + Leisure with Michael Brown
On January 6, 2021, Wyndham Destinations bought Travel + Leisure for $100 million dollars. Why would a timeshare company buy a media company? Michael Brown, who was the CEO of Wyndham Destinations, is now the CEO of Travel + Leisure. He is the mastermind behind this deal, and in this episode, we get an inside look of what it takes to not only start, but close this deal.
Why Travel + Leisure? Why during a pandemic? What is the future of hospitality? We find all of the answers in this episode of Orlando’s Own.
Managing Orlando’s Latest Unicorn with Scott Faris
Taking a company public is one major feat, but managing it is a whole other challenge. In this episode, we dive deep into Scott Faris’ journey to becoming the Chief Business Officer of Luminar, a lidar company that is helping make autonomy safe.
Key topics addressed in this episode include: how Scott landed in technology after bouncing around in various industries, what Scott would do to turn Orlando into the next tech powerhouse, how he maintains a “nicest guy” persona even through the hard work and stress of working at a high-growth tech company.