B2B Tech Founders Lounge

Liudmila Kisialiova

The B2B Tech Founders Lounge is a daily podcast, where we bring you incredible founder stories from the tech world, sharing the smartest strategies for scaling in today's rapidly evolving landscape. If you're an experienced business leader in the tech or SaaS industry, gearing up for the next phase of massive growth, you're just like our audience. We cater to unconventional thinkers like you, ready to take their ventures to new heights. We're on the lookout for outstanding podcast guests, and we want to hear your story! If you think you'd be a great guest for the show, please apply at https://podcast.rampiq.agency/podcast-guest. read less
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Episodes

15 – Empowering Tech Startups to Enhance User Experience and Drive Conversions with LunarLab’s Elizabeth Anderson and Kelli Lucas
Mar 21 2024
15 – Empowering Tech Startups to Enhance User Experience and Drive Conversions with LunarLab’s Elizabeth Anderson and Kelli Lucas
Your host, Liudmila Kiseleva, talks with the CEO, Co-Founder, and Chief Design Officer of LunarLab, Elizabeth Anderson, and Kelli Lucas. Elizabeth's path to UX was serendipitous. With a background in graphic design, she found herself in a role that required her to take on UX and UI responsibilities after her company laid off their specialized team. This twist of fate led her to discover her passion for creating intuitive user experiences, a field she didn't even realize existed until she stumbled upon it through a Google search.Kelli's tech career began in project management, a role she adored for its ability to turn ideas into tangible products. An unexpected company decision thrust her into the world of product management, a challenge she embraced wholeheartedly. This experience deepened her connection with the projects and the products, eventually leading her to product strategy and her fruitful collaboration with Elizabeth.Elizabeth and Kelli's shared experiences and complementary skills in product roles and UX design laid the foundation for their partnership. They recognized the potential to combine their expertise to create superior products that meet market demands and prioritize inclusivity and ethical considerations.LunarLab caters to a diverse clientele, from startups with a dream to established enterprises. They specialize in a range of software products, including mobile apps, web apps, SaaS products, AI, and IoT devices. Their services encompass UX design, product strategy, user research, and project management. They also offer workshops to help companies crystallize their visions, a service that has proven invaluable for those at the starting line of product development.To learn more about Elizabeth and Kelli's work, click HERE, HERE, and HERE.Think you'd be a great guest on the show? Apply HERE.Want to learn more about Liudmila's work? Check out her website HERE.
8 – Integrating Tradition and Innovation in Digital Transformation Projects with SehgalNotes’s Sanjay Sehgal
Jan 4 2024
8 – Integrating Tradition and Innovation in Digital Transformation Projects with SehgalNotes’s Sanjay Sehgal
Your host, Liudmila Kiseleva, talks with Founder and CEO, Sanjay Sehgal. Sanjay's entry into the IoT space was serendipitous, a happy accident that led him down a path of innovation and leadership. He shared the pivotal moments that shaped his career, moments of self-discovery where he recognized his capabilities and gained the confidence to push forward. It's these stories of self-realization that often resonate with most entrepreneurs, reminding us that our journey is as much about personal growth as it is about business success.One of the most candid parts of the conversation revolved around the universal challenge of insecurity. Sanjay opened up about his own experiences with doubt and how he navigated those uncertain moments. His advice to fellow tech founders was clear: resilience is key. Understanding that both the good times and the bad are transient and can empower us to persevere. This mindset is crucial in the fast-paced world of technology, where the only constant is change.The year 2023 has been a testament to the resilience Sanjay spoke of, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sanjay reflected on the profound impact the pandemic had on both his personal life and his company. FMC Technologies went through a rollercoaster of rapid growth, a downturn, and a recovery phase. The ability to bounce back was attributed to the diversification of their business units and the agility to adapt to the ever-evolving market conditions.To learn more about Sanjay's work, click HERE and HERE.Think you'd be a great guest on the show? Apply HERE.Want to learn more about Liudmila's work? Check out her website HERE.
7 – Revolutionizing Technology Support: The Proactive Approach with SD Tech’s Shane Mishler
Dec 28 2023
7 – Revolutionizing Technology Support: The Proactive Approach with SD Tech’s Shane Mishler
Your host, Liudmila Kiseleva, talks with the COO and Vice President of SD Tech, Shane Mishler. Shane's interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) space was sparked by his passion for video gaming. He started gaming at a young age and eventually became involved in competitive gaming. As he got older, he began learning about computers and how they worked. This led him to start piecing together computers and eventually start SD Tech.SD Tech initially provided break-fix support, where they would reactively assist clients when something went wrong with their technology. However, over the past 10 years, they have shifted their focus to managed services. They now position themselves as strategic partners to their clients, taking a proactive approach to assisting and managing their technology. The goal is to give clients the time and freedom to focus on their core business and make money, while SD Tech handles their technology needs.Shane discusses the importance of relationships and communication in their business. He emphasizes that just like in personal relationships, successful partnerships require strong communication as a core pillar. They prioritize taking care of their current clients and supporting them, which has led to organic growth over the past 20 years.When asked about preventive measures, Shane emphasizes the importance of creating a stable network for clients to manage their daily operations. While cybersecurity is crucial, a stable network is the first step in ensuring a business can function smoothly.To learn more about Shane's work, click HERE and HERE.Think you'd be a great guest on the show? Apply HERE.Want to learn more about Liudmila's work? Check out her website HERE.