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Consensus in Conversation
Consensus in Conversation
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Welcome to Consensus in Conversation, a new podcast hosted by Conor Gaughan where we talk to innovators and entrepreneurs who have built... more

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Rich Sorkin of Jupiter Intelligence on Climate Risk, Tech Readiness, and Anticipating the Future

With climate change causing unprecedented extreme weather, fluctuating temperatures, and rising sea levels, only one thing is certain: the future... more

18 Jul 2024 · 51 minutes
Alfred Johnson of Crux on Building A Clean Energy Tax Credit Marketplace

Alfred Johnson returns to the pod to give us the update on tax credit transferability and clean energy markets, just... more

11 Jul 2024 · 47 minutes
Kristy Caylor of Trashie on Full Circle Fashion, Rewarding Recycling, and Being a Painkiller

85% of used clothing ends up in landfills, but textile recycling and rewards platform Trashie is out to save our... more

27 Jun 2024 · 48 minutes
Dr. BJ Johnson of ClearFlame on Evolutionary Tech, Decarbonizing Diesel, and Building the Next Tesla

Dr. BJ Johnson knows that if you want to make the biggest climate impact in the least amount of time,... more

20 Jun 2024 · 45 minutes
Father’s Day Special: Lessons for Business and Life from Coach Mike (aka my dad)

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16, and we’re celebrating in our own, special way… today’s episode features Mike Gaughan:... more

13 Jun 2024 · 47 minutes
Anne Coghlan of Scope3 on the Philosophy of Math, Decarbonized Media, and the Future of Digital Ads

Internet ads – you probably see hundreds, maybe thousands a day without thinking about them. But it turns out the... more

06 Jun 2024 · 53 minutes
A Quick Note from Conor Gaughan

Just popping into the feed for a quick hello from Consensus in Conversation host, Conor Gaughan, to update you on... more

30 May 2024 · 1 minute
Rewind: Alfred Johnson of Crux on Creating a Clean Energy Tax Credit Marketplace

Just over one year ago, the IRS published its final rules and guidance on the transferability of clean energy tax... more

23 May 2024 · 47 minutes
Dr. Vince Romanin of Gradient on Heat Pumps, Zero-Carbon Infrastructure, and the Triple Bottom Line

HVAC is one of the most important quality of life utilities that we never think about– at least, until it... more

16 May 2024 · 51 minutes
Pavle Jeremic of Aether Biomachines on Rearranging Atoms, Scaling Deep Tech, and Defeating Scarcity

Pavle Jeremic wants to end resource scarcity by literally rearranging atoms. Inspired to build a better, more abundant future after... more

09 May 2024 · 54 minutes
Josh Domingues of Flashfood on the Athlete Mentality, Superpowered Data, and Making Food Affordable

Food waste is a $25 billion problem for American supermarkets, but Josh Domingues has an app for that. Josh is the... more

02 May 2024 · 53 minutes
Lindsey Davis Stover & Shivam Mallick Shah of 1953 Tequila on Elevating Women & Exceptional Tequila

Two founders of 1953 Tequila, Lindsey Davis Stover and Shivam Mallick Shah, join Conor for a special in-person conversation to... more

18 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
Manik Suri of GlacierGrid on Transformative Tech, Automating Energy Use, and Cold Chain 2.0

Manik Suri is implementing smart technology into cooling, ushering in the era of Cold Chain 2.0. Before founding GlacierGrid in... more

11 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
Karthik Balakrishnan of ACTUAL on SimCity for Capital Plans and the Sustainability Execution Gap

Stanford rocket scientist and fintech entrepreneur Karthik Balakrishnan is integrating high-tech infrastructure modeling with video game interface design to create... more

04 Apr 2024 · 55 minutes
Special from CLIMB by VSC: When Technology Transcends Screens with Sunil Nagaraj

This week, we’re proud to share a special episode of the CLIMB by VSC podcast with Jay Kapoor, featuring his... more

28 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
Frank Heidinger of HALEVAI on Marine Conservation, Electric Boats, and the Power of Marginal Gains

Frank Heidinger believes that lots of small improvements over time can create a huge impact, and he’s using that concept... more

21 Mar 2024 · 47 minutes
Jay Kapoor of VSC Ventures on Climate Automation, Hidden Economies, and Sustainable Investing

Jay Kapoor believes there is massive opportunity in climate automation and that identifying hidden economies is key to building a... more

14 Mar 2024 · 54 minutes
Jay Kapoor of VSC Ventures on Finding Purpose, Startup Storytelling, and the Founder with 1000 Faces

Jay Kapoor is combining venture capital and storytelling to help visionary founders achieve maximum impact. Jay noticed that while it was... more

07 Mar 2024 · 57 minutes
JC Riveiro and Liya Sharif of Cercle on Women’s Healthcare, AI in Medicine, and The Power of Data

The data gap in women’s healthcare is a big problem. Four out of every five women in America with female-specific... more

29 Feb 2024 · 43 minutes
Caron Proschan of Simply on Taking the Big Leap, Bootstrap Brand Building, and Natural Gum

Caron Proschan, founder and CEO of Simply, believes that simple ideas can change the world, and she’s out to prove... more

22 Feb 2024 · 39 minutes
Nicolas Pinkowski of Nitricity on Lightning-Powered Fertilizer and the Decarbonized Future Of Food

50% of the global food supply relies on nitrogen fertilizer, which emits tons of greenhouse gasses. But startup Nitricity is... more

15 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Allison Wolff of Vibrant Planet on Beneficial Fire, Sustainable Software, and Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Allison Wolff co-founded Vibrant Planet with one goal in mind: to positively disrupt land management. An ESG trailblazer, Allison has... more

08 Feb 2024 · 54 minutes
Keith Norman of Lyten on 3D Graphene, ESG 2.0, and the Future of Batteries

Lyten first created 3D Graphene by accident in 2015, but, thanks to its world-changing potential, it now has them poised... more

01 Feb 2024 · 52 minutes
Max Evans of ClimateAi on Dorm Room Entrepreneurship and AI-Based Climate Solutions

Artificial intelligence is booming, and Max Evans is ready for it. “Discovering machine learning was my very first moment of... more

25 Jan 2024 · 43 minutes
Grant Quasha of Eco Material Technologies on Green Cement and The Business of Building

Grant Quasha is betting big on green cement. "People don't realize how big the cement and concrete businesses are. [...]... more

18 Jan 2024 · 50 minutes
Peter Godart of Found Energy on Aluminum Fuel, NASA, and Engineering Impact at Scale

Peter Godart could have been a jazz musician, but instead pursued his other passion: engineering. After garnering a few degrees at... more

11 Jan 2024 · 46 minutes
CiC 2023 Year End Wrap Up

2023 has brought us 35 new guests and more than 2,000 minutes of conversations– join Conor Gaughan as he shares... more

21 Dec 2023 · 49 minutes
Erik Oberholtzer of Cohere on Founding Tender Greens, Food for Good, and Creating Fast Casual

This week’s guest is long-time chef Erik Oberholtzer, co-founder of Tender Greens, a revolutionary “fast casual” food brand. Now, as... more

14 Dec 2023 · 45 minutes
Nick Whitman of Divert on Food Waste, Renewable Energy, and Impact Technology

Today’s guest is Nick Whitman, co-founder and COO of Divert Inc. In 2007, Nick and co-founder Ryan Begin launched Divert with... more

07 Dec 2023 · 42 minutes
Ron Hovsepian of Indigo Ag on Farming, Sustainability, and Technology

This week’s guest is Ron Hovsepian, president, CEO, and board member of Indigo Ag. Founded in 2013, the company uses... more

30 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Dr. Seonghoon Woo of Amogy on Materials Science, Decarbonized Transport, and Alternative Fuels

This week’s guest is Dr. Seonghoon Woo, the chairman, co-founder, and CEO of Amogy, a tech startup using ammonia as... more

16 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
Dr. D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole Lewis College on Sneaker Design, Educating Others, and Innovation

Dr. D’Wayne Edwards, Founder and President of the Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design, joins this week’s Consensus in... more

09 Nov 2023 · 52 minutes
Rick Fox of Partanna on Sustainable Construction and Creating Winning Teams

Today’s episode features Rick Fox, co-founder and current CEO of Partanna Global, an innovative company developing carbon-negative concrete.Rick, a three-time... more

02 Nov 2023 · 41 minutes
Matt Rogers of Mill Industries on Food Waste, Impactful Product Design, and Innovation

Matt Rogers, co-founder and CEO of Mill Industries, joins today’s episode. Mill’s mission is to reduce food waste and its related... more

26 Oct 2023 · 49 minutes
Ben Bressler of Natural Habitat Adventures on Nature, Travel, and Pursuing Your Passion

Ben Bressler, founder and president of Natural Habitat Adventures (NHA), joins the podcast. Ben had the epiphany for what would become... more

19 Oct 2023 · 49 minutes
Jeff Siewicki of Vital Mission Farm and RegenerativeSuccess.com on Farming, Profitability, and Coaching Others

Jeff Siewicki, founder of Vital Mission Farms and RegenerativeSuccess.com, joins this week’s podcast. Jeff started his career as a pharmacist, but... more

12 Oct 2023 · 42 minutes
Green Sports Day: Roger McClendon of Green Sports Alliance

Today, Oct. 6th, is the 8th annual Green Sports Day, so it only felt right to rerun our episode with... more

06 Oct 2023 · 33 minutes
Michael Chanin of Cherry Street Energy on Scaling Solar, Utilities, and Market Competition

Today’s episode features Michael Chanin, founder and CEO of Cherry Street Energy, a Georgia company powering cities, businesses, and more... more

28 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
Jamila Norman of Patchwork City Farms on Urban Farming, Food Advocacy, and Good Food

Today’s episode features Jamila Norman, owner and founder of Patchwork City Farms, star of the urban farming show Homegrown, and,... more

21 Sep 2023 · 42 minutes
Forrest North and Jason Marks of TELO Trucks on EVs, Mini Pickups, and Autonomous Tech

Today’s guests are TELO Trucks founders Forrest North and Jason Marks. The founders offer expert insights into the current (and... more

14 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
Consensus in Conversation
Forrest North and Jason Marks of TELO Trucks on EVs, Mini Pickups, and Autonomous Tech
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Today’s guests are TELO Trucks founders Forrest North and Jason Marks. The founders offer expert insights into the current (and future) EV... more