May 25, 2015
Kings of the Craft Documentary Director Ben Moxley
Ben Moxley joins the show to talk about the craft beer industry. He is the the director of a new local San Diego KPBS series that made its debut on May 21st entitled, Kings of the Craft. The six-part series features stories from established craft beer makers in San Diego including Stone, Ballast Point, Karl Strauss and AleSmith. The idea for the documentary had its origins in a student film film project at San Diego State University. The footage is beautifully produced with rich visual imagery and music throughout. It will broadcast on Thursday nights and be available for streaming when the series has completed its initial run on KPBS.
Cloud Computing with Ford Winslow
Our second guest is Ford Winslow from CentrexIT, a cloud computing company for biotech companies. Mr. Ford has been serving as the Chief Risk Officer at CentrexIT since 2008. Ford has extensive experience building complex technical solutions for healthcare and life science sectors including co-founding Abnolgy, also a IT firm serving biotech companies.
Mr. Ford attended the University of Maryland, and he has been helping companies with IT solutions ever since including Papa John and Freddie Mac. He got his start in San Diego with Sangart, a biotech startup that raised $350m in funding. He has served on the board of the Life Sciences Information Technology Global Institute (LIST) and was lead author on 6 books (about 1000 pages of text) that are guidance for Life Sciences industry on IT including topics like security, infrastructure, cloud, validation, risk management, and training. Cloud computing is the way of the future, and CentrixIT has the expertise to move San Diego biotechs to cloud computing.
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