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.

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+10:00August 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+10:00June 19th, 2018|1 Comment

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+10:00March 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Ep.48 Lessons learnt from Xerocon South 2016

Following on from Xerocon South 2016 a powerhouse crew from Brisbane came together to discuss and dissect the lessons learnt from this conference. The panel discussion and the audience q and a was recorded and will be of interest to attendees and non-attendees alike. If you did attend Xerocon – it reminds you of some [...]

2020-02-09T19:44:43+10:00November 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.47 Sophie Hossack – Receipt Bank – An English Lit grad thriving in a tech world, helping businesses automate bookkeeping

Today on episode 47 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Sophie Hossack. Sophie is the Australia Country Manager at Receipt Bank. Receipt Bank is the bookkeeping productivity tool used by 4,000+ accountants and bookkeepers around the world to increase their efficiency. Sophie was one of the first employees at Receipt Bank and has worked [...]

2020-02-10T16:06:22+10:00October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud

Ep.46 Andrew Van De Beek – illumin8 – Gen-Y accountant interested in new business, original ideas, and challenging the flexibility of the cloud Today on episode 46 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Andrew Van De Beek. Andrew is a constant source of excitement at the illumin8 office and leads the [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:01+10:00October 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.45 Wayne Schmidt – A trailblazer helping accounting and bookkeeping firms to grow, embrace change and drive profitability

Today on episode 45 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Wayne Schmidt. Wayne has over 28 years’ experience in the accounting industry spearheading the Australian expansion for Xero, MYOB and Reckon. Wayne is passionate about helping accounting firms to grow, embrace change and drive profitability. Based in Australia, and having worked in the [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:11+10:00May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.44 Jacqui Jones – tempted to templetize for quality and growth?

Today on episode 44 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Jacqui Jones the founder of Way We Do, a cloud based standard operating procedures platform. Although Jacqui’s career started in film and TV, she accidently fell into the Internet industry right at the beginning of the Web with Netscape Navigator 1.2. She moved [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:43+10:00May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.43 Danetha Doe – Brazilians, beauty and bookkeeping – Financial Freedom is a journey of self love

Today on episode 42 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Danetha Doe. She is a celebrity financial strategist and sought after speaker on the “Future of Accounting”. She was selected to be a millennial brand ambassador for Xero in 2014 and named one of the Top 40 under 40 accounting professionals by CPA [...]

2020-02-09T19:45:57+10:00May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Ep.42 Greg Tuckwell – Achieving Platinum through Processes and Collaboration

Today on episode 42 of the Cloud Stories podcast I’m talking with Greg Tuckwell who’s been the Director of Poole Group since 1993 and CEO of Zerobooks since 2013. Greg joined Poole Group after 6 years with C&L (PWC) doing insolvency and came to Poole Group to set up a Business management division. Three years [...]

2020-02-10T16:02:44+10:00May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments