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Dec 20, 2016

I consider myself very fortunate is being able to interview established tech leaders and people at the beginning of their startup journey every night. If I have learned anything in 150+ interviews its that there are two very different sides to the tech world.

There is the hype, billion dollar valuations and then there is the reality which I think is summed up perfectly in the TV show Silicon Valley.

I'm quite excited about chatting with tonight's guest. He has worked in the high technology and software industries since 1978 as a programmer, salesman, field sales engineer, marketer and now author!

Having worked in tech all his life and seeing how the industry has evolved, meeting Steve Jobs and being amused by the adulation and obsession that surrounded him.

He wrote a fantastic satirical tale called Selling Steve Jobs’ Liver?”
But rather than get into too much detail now, let's get Rick Champman on the show.

It's time to beam your ears all the way to Connecticut in the US to speak with Rick Chapman who has a few great stories to share.

And he is also the author of “In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters,” too.

But that is just one side of how he also juggles his time and passions, as away from the typewriter he is also the editor of Softletter, and happens to also be the COO of a new SaaS startup too.