Leavitt and Taylor

Join hosts Joshua Leavitt and Jesse Taylor to talk about technology, entrepreneurship, business, and life in Las Vegas.

About the show

Joshua Leavitt and Jesse Taylor are well known Las Vegas technologists who have held positions from c-suite to volunteer. Both are advocates of IT workforce development, new businesses, technology education, and diversifying the local economy.

The Leavitt and Taylor show is where Joshua and Jesse share insights in technology and business, as well as topics of interest for Las Vegas. Though the show may get serious, and it may get funny, you are sure to get an entertaining 30-minute weekly look at what is happening in Las Vegas from a technology and business perspective.

Episodes

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    Episode 10: Nevada Legislative Session Preview

    January 28th, 2021  |  35 mins 10 secs

    Joshua Barousse, Director of Development & Co-Founder at San José Spotlight, joins Josh and Jesse to talk about the 2021 Nevada Legislative Session! Josh renames himself "Maverick" during the podcast, Jesse changes the exodus music from piano to guitar, and we dive deep into the tech issues that are going to being discussed in the legislature.

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    Episode 9: Dr. Anne Milkovich

    January 25th, 2021  |  36 mins 21 secs

    Dr. Anne Milkovich joins Josh and Jesse to discuss the talent pipeline in Nevada. We discuss current events, Anne gives us some ideas around why Madison, Wisconsin is a possible tech hot spot, and we find out who's responsible for End User License Agreements!

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    Episode 8: 2021 Predictions

    January 19th, 2021  |  32 mins 8 secs

    Josh and Jesse discuss 2021 technology predictions for Southern Nevada. Jesse continues the piano music about Silicon Valley, and Josh ends up talking about movies, again!

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    Episode 7: The Digital Divide

    December 31st, 2020  |  46 mins 39 secs

    Josh and Jesse talk to guest Snehal Bhakta about the digital divide; Jesse continues for some reason playing dramatic piano music about California's tech departure. We then discuss where tech workers are moving. We also discuss some of the prevalent cybersecurity threats in the news right now.

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    Episode 6: Nevada STEM Networks

    December 15th, 2020  |  39 mins 57 secs

    Joshua and Jesse invite Craig Rosen - Director of the Nevada STEM Networks, to the show. We discuss the impact Oracle is having on the Industry with their move to Austin, Texas. Craig talks about the Nevada STEM Network's opportunities, and Jesse remembers what and why the Internet exists!

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    Episode 5: Pop up movies!

    December 11th, 2020  |  44 mins 48 secs

    Joshua and Jesse invite Marcus and Cheryl Sherfield to discuss their new business venture, Jesse calls Josh a Slacker, local management can be key, and we talk about some of our favorite movies!

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    Episode 4: Paul Schaab

    December 2nd, 2020  |  57 mins

    Technologist Paul Schaab joins Josh and Jesse to discuss topics ranging from Tony Hsieh, some timely career advice for IT executives, how titles are starting not to matter, and companies that innovate to move forward.

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    Episode 3: Episode 3

    November 21st, 2020  |  48 mins 25 secs

    Joshua Leavitt and Jesse Taylor talk about technology, entrepreneurship, business, and life in Las Vegas.

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    Episode 2: Alpha 2

    November 20th, 2020  |  49 mins 59 secs

    Joshua Leavitt and Jesse Taylor talk about technology, entrepreneurship, business, and life in Las Vegas.

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    Episode 1: Alpha 1

    November 14th, 2020  |  47 mins 38 secs

    Joshua Leavitt and Jesse Taylor talk about technology, entrepreneurship, business, and life in Las Vegas.