In this episode, Roger talks with entrepreneur, futurist, and voice enthusiast, Ian Utile.
Ian is the founder and CEO of attn.live, a platform to enable content creators to monetize and distribute their content across multiple channels.
Ian and Roger have a lively discussion of how they got started in technology. They discuss what childhood and teenage interests lead them to careers in technology.
Ian and Roger talk about various technologies they have used and gotten excited about over the years. What were the winners, what were the laggards, and where patience was necessary to and still is, to see the laggards become winners.
Ian discusses entrepreneurship. He talks about both his successes and failures and what he has learned as a serial entrepreneur.
Ian talks about how he got started in voice and how this lead him to founding attn.live. Ian talks about what attn.live is, the vision behind it, what has been built and what the future holds.
Ian and Roger talk about where voice is. Ian equates voice's current state to the terrible two's of childhood. Both discuss how voice can and must grow up.
Ian closes with a passionate vision of voice technology empowering the world and allowing even the most impoverished people in the world to use technology to both access and create content. He discusses how the AI behind voice can lead to inclusiveness for everyone.
Links from the Show
attn.live - https://www.attn.live/
Keeping in Touch
Ian on Twitter - @IanUtile
Ian on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianutile/
attn.live on Twitter - @attnlive
attn.live on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/attnlive/
Guest: Ian Utile
Future, Technologist and Entrepreneur Ian Utile talks Voice, Entrepreneurship, and empowering the world
Host: Roger Kibbe
(@rogerkibbe) is a senior developer evangelist for Viv Labs/Samsung
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