Podcast

The Cloud Stories podcast shares the stories behind the people who build or use Cloud Apps that extend the capability of online accounting software. It explores:

How to implement and integrate Cloud Apps with online accounting software to automate processes, improve productivity, and profitability;
How to build a business developing Cloud Apps;
How to adopt Cloud Apps, build your own preferred tech stack, and introduce Cloud Apps to your client base.

Chris Hooper – World’s First Accounting Futurist

My name is Chris Hooper, and I'm the C.E.O. of Accodex, which is a market network for freelance accountants. Heather Smith:        Excellent. Thank you. And I am glad to hear you pronounce it, Accodex. Because that's not how I would have pronounced it. When did you know you wanted to be an accountant? Chris Hooper:          [...]

2018-10-31T10:40:58+00:00October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Laura Venables – Flipping the Australian Accounting conference model on its head

My name's Laura Venables, I'm the event director of AccounTech.Live and Accounting Business Expo. What does that really mean? A whole heap of things really. We are the facilitators of these two great exhibitions and conferences. As you know, they're both a pretty new style of event to the market in the last recent years.  [...]

2018-10-22T09:34:57+00:00October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Colin Hewitt – Building a cashflow forecasting solution that the business owners can rely on

I'm Colin Hewitt. I'm the CEO and co-founder of Float, which is a cash-flow forecasting piece of software that helps small businesses. Heather Smith:          Sensational. So we last spoke, it seems like, four years ago on the podcast, when the podcast was new. And you had ... Float had been in business I guess a [...]

2018-10-10T06:16:08+00:00October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Clayton Oates – an Accounting Technologist embracing symbiotic relationships with software providers

Heather Smith:        Thank you so much, Clayton, for being on Cloud Stories with me and our listeners today. I'd like to start off by asking you, Who are you and what do you do? Clayton Oates:         Wow, that's a great question. First of all, thank you so much for having me on the show today, [...]

2018-09-20T09:50:34+00:00September 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Phong Le – Underdogs disrupting and challenging the big players

Today I am speaking with Phong Le Head of Growth APAC from Expensify the only expense claims and management tool built for companies of all sizes, from solopreneurs to the Fortune 500. This week’s episode took an interesting turn; we started talking about Muhammed Ali and Manny Pacquiao who are athletes, that inspire Phong, because [...]

2018-09-19T14:11:50+00:00August 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Ep.52 Daniel Tramontana – BGL Corporate Solutions – Humility, Focus, Resilience and Trust

Today I am speaking with Daniel Tramontana. Daniel joined BGL in 1997. During this time, Daniel has been part of the accountant's journey in transitioning from DOS to Windows and now cloud technology. Daniel is passionate about leadership and loves working with accountants and assisting them in growing their business through technology. Daniel loves family, [...]

2018-08-21T10:15:28+00:00June 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Ep.53 David Barrett – Expensify – Build a product with a strong end user experience

Today I am speaking with David Barrett, the founder and CEO of Expensify. He's an all around alpha geek who started programming when he was 6. He worked in a Virtual Reality Lab at the University of Michigan, wrote 3D graphics engines for the video games industry in Texas, and helped build a  peer-to-peer file [...]

2018-08-21T08:55:44+00:00March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Podcast: Cloud Stories – Exploring the cloud universe and beyond

I host an online podcast show called Cloud Stories: an independent accounting and bookkeeping podcast showcasing in-depth interviews with cloud enthusiasts & appaholics from around the world. A podcast is like a radio programme on the Internet that can be listened to on a media device. The Cloud Stories podcast vision The vision for the podcast [...]

2018-08-21T10:01:30+00:00February 22nd, 2016|0 Comments