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AM/FM RADIO/PODCAST & TV SHOW With millions of listeners a month, Building the Future has quickly become one of the fastest rising nationally syndicated programs. With a focus on interviewing startups, entrepreneurs, investors, CEOs, and more, the show showcases individuals who are realizing their dreams and helping to make our world a better place through technology and innovation.

Ep. 515 w/ Alan Bovik Professor University of Texas at Austin
Jun 5 2022
Ep. 515 w/ Alan Bovik Professor University of Texas at Austin
Alan Bovik received the 2022 IEEE Edison Medal “for pioneering high-impact scientific and engineering contributions leading to the perceptually optimized global streaming and sharing of visual media” at the 2022 IEEE Vision, Innovation, and Challenges Summit (IEEE VIC Summit) and Honors Ceremony on Friday 6 May in San Diego.Professor Al Bovik (HonFRPS) holds the Cockrell Family Endowed Regents Chair in Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is Director of the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE). He is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Wireless Networking and Communication Group (WNCG), and the Institute for Neuroscience. His research interests include digital television, digital photography, visual perception, social media, and image and video processing.His work broadly focuses on creating new theories and algorithms that allow for the perceptually optimized streaming and sharing of visual media. The outcomes of his work have the benefits of ensuring the visual satisfaction of billions of viewers worldwide, while substantially reducing global bandwidth consumption.He has published over 1,000 technical articles in these areas and holds several U.S. patents. His publications have been cited more than 120,000 times in the literature, his H-index is above 120, and he is listed as a Highly-Cited Researcher by The Web of Science Group. His several books include the The Handbook of Image and Video Processing (Academic Press, 2000, 2005), Modern Image Quality Assessment (2006), and the companion volumes The Essential Guides to Image and Video Processing (Academic Press, 2009).
Ep. 507 w/ Les McKeown Founder and CEO at Predictable Success
Mar 27 2022
Ep. 507 w/ Les McKeown Founder and CEO at Predictable Success
Predictable Success® was founded and is managed by international keynote speaker and bestselling author Les McKeown.Les has over 25 years of global business experience, including starting 42 companies in his own right. He was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that launched hundreds of businesses with thousands of employees.A native of Ireland, Les was awarded the Samuel Smyth Memorial Prize as a Chartered Accountant (CPA) in the UK and was, at that time, the youngest qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK. After a brief period with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), Les became Ireland's youngest ever accounting firm partner.After a long career in advising individuals and organizations on growth and development, Les started his own training and development business; when he sold his share in that practice to his business partner in 1998, it had grown to a 13-office, worldwide training and consulting business. In 1999, Les relocated to the US, from where he writes, teaches and consults in high-performance organizational development.Les' clients include Harvard University, US Army, Pella, Chiron Corporation, Microsoft, United Technologies, Overture Services (a Yahoo! company), Canadian Defence Department, MI-SWACO, St Vincent Health, Verisign American Express, and many others.Les is an internationally-renowned keynote speaker, with experience speaking to groups at Google, DO Lectures and numerous Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of national best-seller 'Predictable Success: Getting Your Organization on the Growth Track, and Keeping It There', 'The Synergist: Leading Your Team to Predictable Success', and 'Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Work towards a common goal.' His next book, ‘Do Scale’ will be released in Spring 2019.