Past Conversations

Check out the recap video from our Coffee with Ken conversation series that started in March 2020, shortly after social distancing began. Ken Biberaj, former Chairman of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and current Managing Director at Savills, started a virtual conversation series when the COVID-19 pandemic started.

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Resurgence of Independent Bookstores

With Kwame Spearman, CEO of Tattered Cover Book Store

How to Reach Liftoff in U.S. CleanTech

With guest Jigar Shah, Director of the Loan Programs Office for the Department of Energy, joined us to talk about their work and the impact the Inflation Reduction Act will have on climate and clean tech across America.

 The State of the Residential Real Estate Market

With guest Pamela Liebman, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Corcoran Group

Using Tech to Make Investing More Accessible

Ben Miller, CEO of Fundrise, walked us through the success of Fundrise and why it is needed in Today’s market. We discussed how the commercial real estate industry is changing and why the future generation will keep this...

Growing Wealth Through Ownership in America

We talked to Pete Stavros about employee ownership and how it can help millions of lower-income workers build savings and wealth, often for the first time, at a more dynamic, resilient, and successful business.

FinTech: Democratizing Access and Ownership

Our panel's in-person discussion featured fantastic insight into the importance of having financial literacy in the workplace and how to find the right talent in today's world. Thank you to our partner Rise, created by Barclays...

Shifting Perceptions Through Comedy and Entertainment.

We meet with Actor Aasif Mandvi, known for his roles on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and the Paramount+ show "Evil." Mandvi talked to us about the power of storytelling and how it can change our minds.

Building a Sustainable Future

We spoke to Joley Michealson, CEO of the Sun Company, about the clean energy market and how The Sun Company is producing energy-storing technology to enable other companies to adopt a more sustainable and reliable energy...

Growing and Diversifying the Arizona Economy

Elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, Governor Ducey has applied his experience from a successful career in business to bring much-needed change to Arizona government. We talked to him about his committed vision of making...

Solving for the Last Mile

Veho is a technology-driven logistics company that enables personalized next-day package delivery. Veho's mission is to help brands increase customer loyalty by facilitating an incredible delivery experience.

Miami: The Hottest City in America

Mayor of Miami since 2017, We talked Mayor Francis Suarez about how Miami is expanding and turning into a dynamic destination for tech, business and real estate.

Sometimes You Just Need a SLICE

Slice transforms independent pizzerias with the specialized technology, data insights, and shared services they need, all at a low fixed cost per order, to serve today’s digital-minded customers.