This week host Erik Gross chats with Oz du Soleil, Excel developer, blogger, trainer, raconteur and Microsoft excel MVP.
Oz is known for his colorful and fierce commitment to empowering people without an IT team or skill set to be able to manage their own data. He's also lead author of the book, Guerrilla Data Analysis 2nd Ed., co-written with Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen, and host of the YouTube channel Excel on Fire!
In this episode Erik and Oz discuss their time in the US Navy, the amazing story of how Oz made the transition from answering phones at a call center to becoming a data analyst with the same company, and what makes a good analyst.
To wrap things up, we have another one of Jack's Helpful Tips! This week Jack Stanley shares an insightful tip for anyone on the job hunt.
Speaker: Oz du Soleil
18 Jul 2018
Ep. 3 Gustav of Portland Radio's 94.7
Local Portland, OR listeners might recognize the voice of this week's guest on The Tech Academy Podcast!
In this episode our host sits down with radio personality Gustav, of Portland's 94.7 KNRK. Gustav has been a presence on Portland radio since 1995; he currently co-hosts an alternative music show with Daria Eliuk and curates a Saturday night EDM program.
Erik and Gustav talk about our guest's surprising background and interest in tech, how his tech background helps him in his career in media, Gustav's experience living in Germany and more!
Don't forget to stay tuned at the end of the episode for Jack's weekly tip! This one's particularly helpful for new employees or anyone who's trying to climb that corporate ladder.
18 Jul 2018
Ep. 4 Dennis Kravets
This week on the podcast, co-founder Erik Gross sits down with Dennis Kravets!
Dennis is a Tech Academy graduate, who has since started his own Web Development company. Hear about Dennis' journey from selling his first website at 16, joining the army at 17 to now being a business owner, and everything in between!
To send us off, Jack shares a helpful tip for improving productivity at work!