Episodes
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the recent whistleblower leaks coming out of Facebook. Is the social media giant putting profit over people? What is the Facebook news feed algorithm designed to do? Listen in for the answers to these questions and more.
Published 10/13/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan explore the relatively new concept of Vertical Farming. What are the advantages and disadvantages of farming this way? Is it the future of commercial agriculture?
Published 09/29/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss two corporate legal cases. The bankruptcy of Purdue Pharma and the fraud trial of Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of the bio-tech company Theranos.
Published 09/20/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a look at Tim Cook’s career. What did he do before he joined Apple? How did he become Apple’s CEO? How has Apple grown under 10 years of Tim Cook as CEO?
Published 09/07/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the various regulations the Chinese government has introduced over the past year. What is behind this trend to regulate different sectors of the Chinese economy?
Published 08/30/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney over the release of Marvel’s Black Widow Why did she file this lawsuit? What is Disney’s reaction?
Published 08/21/21
Dez Morgan and Skip Montreux report on the rebirth of the Whisky industry in Scotland, the history of whisky in Japan, and developments in the nascent whisky industry in China. They also get to the bottom of why this spirit is spelled w-h-i-s-k-y in some regions, and w-h-i-s-k-e-y in others.
Published 08/13/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan report on three issues that are loosely related to the effects of the COVID pandemic on business. The nature of work, an increase in cybercrime, and the decrease in the quality of customer service.
Published 08/06/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a deep dive into the impact climate change is having on the global economy.
Published 07/28/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan talk about recent developments in the aviation and aerospace industry. Will supersonic air travel be back in business soon? And what is up with Jeff Bezos going to space?!
Published 07/14/21
Marie Ohashi, Executive Director of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan, talks to Skip Montreux about a career path that has taken her from Japan to Canada to the UAE and back to Japan.
Published 06/28/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan take a close look at the agreement reached between the G7 on setting a global minimum tax rate for multinational corporations.
Published 06/15/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the rising threat that cybercrime and ransomware pose to businesses around the world.
Published 05/27/21
Dez Morgan explains all the details surrounding the recent European Super League Controversy to Skip Montreux.
Published 05/13/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega explain Non Fungible Tokens. What are NFTs? How to they work? Do they have any real value?
Published 05/01/21
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan talk about the recent Suez Canal incident and its impact on the global supply chain.
Published 04/24/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the recent short squeeze of GameStop stock that cost institutional investors billions of dollars in losses.
Published 03/24/21
Samantha Vega and Skip Montreux discuss the recent lawsuit between Amazon and Parler. Is this a case of Big Tech. censorship? Or is Amazon being socially responsible?
Published 02/23/21
We touch base with our long lost cohost – Mr. Dez Morgan. He gives us an update on what he has been doing since returning to the UK from the UAE in 2019, the COVID-19 situation in the UK, and the recently agreed upon Brexit deal.
Published 02/05/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a look at the history of the wind power industry, discuss whether it is as environmentally friendly as it claims, and report on why competition is heating up in this energy sector.
Published 01/18/21
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss what a social media influencer is and recent trends in the social media influencer industry.
Published 12/30/20
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the US government’s antitrust investigation into Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
Published 10/25/20
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega report on recent developments in the race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.
Published 08/09/20
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega look at three ways the COVID-19 pandemic will reshape the way we do business.
Published 06/13/20
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the impact coronavirus will have on the global economy.
Published 03/21/20