Friday, January 22, 2021
See below for the latest episodes of “WisBusiness: The Show,” “WisBusiness: The Podcast” and “Talking Trade.”
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Computer science conversation with Sheila Briggs

Briggs is one of seven state schools superintendent candidates to face off in the Feb. 16 primary. The assistant state superintendent at the Department of Public Instruction participated in a focused discussion around computer science education in Wisconsin. The webcast conversation was done in partnership with the Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition, WisPolitics.com and WisBusiness.com. See more: https://www.briggsforkids.com/
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Computer science conversation with Troy Gunderson

Gunderson is one of seven state schools superintendent candidates to face off in the Feb. 16 primary. The adjunct professor of school finance at Viterbo University in La Crosse participated in a focused discussion around computer science education in Wisconsin. The webcast conversation was done in partnership with the Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition, WisPolitics.com and WisBusiness.com. See more: https://www.troyforstatesup.com/content/about-troy
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‘WisBusiness: The Show’ features Milwaukee’s El-Amin brothers

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights entrepreneurs Que and Khalif El-Amin, founders of Milwaukee’s Young Enterprising Society, which helps students and young professionals in the city’s urban core hone technical and entrepreneurial skills.  Also, Wisconsin Technology Council President Tom Still presents “Tech Metrics,” which chart key indicators and events in the Wisconsin economy. He’ll also preview upcoming Tech Council webinars and opportunities.
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‘WisBusiness: The Show’ features Nobbits USA’s Justin Hajny

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights entrepreneur Justin Hajny of Nobbits USA, a Fitchburg-based company that makes unique shoelaces that resist coming loose and work comfortably with all types of shoes. Nobbits, was an award winner during the “Elevator Pitch Olympics” at the 2020 Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium. Also, Tom Still presents “Tech Metrics,” which chart key indicators and events in the Wisconsin economy. He’ll...

WisBusiness: The Podcast with MadREP President, CEO Jason Fields

The latest WisBusiness: The Podcast episode features Jason Fields, president and CEO of the Madison Region Economic Partnership.  The former state representative started with MadREP earlier this year. Prior to that, Fields co-chaired the Tech Caucus within the Legislature. The Tech Caucus was developed in partnership with the Wisconsin Technology Council in order to advise elected officials about developments within technology industries. Four lawmakers chair the group.

WisBusiness: The Podcast features DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek

The outdated unemployment insurance system is likely the first thing on the agenda in Gov. Tony Evers' proposed modernization plan, according to the new head of the Department of Workforce Development. "Our mainframe is so outdated ... that if a claimant needs to get documentation to the unemployment division to help support their claim, they either have to mail it or fax it," DWD Secretary Amy Pechacek said. "I'm...
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Talking Trade: Biden expected to strengthen trade partnerships

Talking Trade's UW-Madison Prof. Ian Coxhead and M.E. Dey & Co., Pres. Sandi Siegel discuss changes afoot in east-west trade as Pres.-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.
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Talking Trade: ‘China tariffs won’t go away quickly’ with Biden administration

With the Biden administration come new views on international trade as "Talking Trade" hosts Prof. Ian Coxhead and M.E. Day & Co., President Sandi Siegel consider how quickly any new approaches might arise.