What's NEXT

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What’s NEXT is a new podcast from Samsung NEXT that explores the technologies of the future and what they mean for us today.

In each episode, we'll talk to startup founders and experts in the worlds of AR, IoT, machine learning, and more.

Episodes are released every other week. To learn more, visit samsungnext.com/podcast... and be sure to subscribe so you never miss an episode.


Episode Date
The innovation behind the platform, with Adyen’s Pieter van der Does
00:33:28

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This is the first in a series of conversations of a special takeover of the What's NEXT podcast recorded live from Helsinki by VentureBeat’s tech correspondent Chris O'Brien. Over the next several weeks, we'll be sharing interviews captured in the Samsung NEXT podcast studio at Slush, the Nordic’s largest startup event.

Each week we'll highlight conversations with the people behind today’s most groundbreaking innovations. In this episode we hear from Pieter van der Does, CEO of Adyen, an Amsterdam-based payments platform that enables merchants to accept payments in a single system, enabling revenue growth online on mobile devices and at the point of sale.

Dec 05, 2019
SDC: Scaling decentralized networks with Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin
00:31:43

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This is the second of a series of conversations from the 2019 Samsung Developer Conference, where we showcased new technologies that will allow developers to unlock the full power of Samsung products.
In this episode, Samsung NEXT’s Ricardo Mendez talks with Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, about the current state of decentralized networks and applications, and how his team is working to rebuild the Ethereum platform to make it faster and more reliable.

Dec 02, 2019
SDC: Making smarter virtual assistants with Samsung and Bixby
00:31:01

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This is the first of a series of conversations from the 2019 Samsung Developer Conference, where we showcased new technologies that will allow developers to unlock the full power of Samsung products.
In this episode, Samsung NEXT’s Yuval Greenfield talks with Dr. Larry Heck, CEO of Viv Labs and Head of Bixby North America at Samsung, about the future of virtual assistants, challenges in advancing voice recognition software, and the next steps for making AI smarter.

Nov 25, 2019
Improving auto safety with Humanising Autonomy
00:28:20

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future.
In this episode, host Christina Bechold Russ speaks with Maya Pindeus, co-founder and CEO of Humanising Autonomy, about the challenges of ensuring that autonomous cars, buses, and trucks safely interact with unpredictable pedestrians.

Nov 14, 2019
Fighting the aging process with OneSkin
00:22:32

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Fernanada Baker speaks with Carolina Reis Oliveria, founder and CEO of OneSkin Technologies, about understanding the molecular biology of aging and the potential of reversing that process.

Oct 31, 2019
Building a great company culture with Culture Amp
00:31:13

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Christina Bechhold Russ speaks with CultureAmp’s head of Europe Matt Timmons about collecting, understanding, and acting on employee feedback.

Oct 17, 2019
Making education accessible in VR w/Curated x Kai
00:27:35

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Fernanda Baker speaks with Kai Frazier, founder of Curated x Kai about the digital divide, inclusive e-learning, and new ways of teaching with technology.

Oct 03, 2019
Redefining urban air travel w/Blade
00:31:39

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Deborah Conway speaks with Will Heyburn, head of corporate development and business process at Blade, about urban tech, being asset light, and expanding to new cities, including Mumbai.

Sep 19, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Building a sustainable city w/Karim El-Jisr
00:30:36

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This week’s episode is the last in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, Severin Matusek of Samsung NEXT speaks with Karim El-Jisr, chief innovation officer at The Sustainable City Institute, about how the global financial crisis inspired the creation of a sustainable city in a desert. Listen in for a discussion of how sustainability can make economic sense, while also considering cultural context in urban design.

Sep 05, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Designing for pleasure w/Lora Haddock
00:28:00

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This week’s episode is the eighth in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.

In this episode, Jonny Tiernan, publisher and editor-in-chief of Lola magazine speaks with Lora Haddock, the founder and CEO of Lora DiCarlo, about how a background in medicine and a fascination with physiology and anatomy fostered a movement for diversity and gender parity in female led tech.

Please note: This episode includes content that is sexual in nature and might not be appropriate for all audiences.

Aug 29, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Re-imagining navigation w/Mapillary’s Jan Solem
00:27:00

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This week’s episode is the seventh in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.

In this episode, Ricardo J. Méndez speaks with Jan Solem, co-founder and CEO of Mapillary, about how he leveraged his background in computer vision to develop a new system of mapping, his enjoyment of starting massive projects with zero lines of code, and his willingness to reconsider data collection with scalability in mind.

Aug 22, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Asking big questions w/Cal Fussman
00:29:53

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This week’s episode is the sixth in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, Cal Fussman, journalist and host of the podcast Big Questions, speaks with Fabian Tausch of the Digital Leaders podcast. They discuss the components of creating a good story and his advice for entrepreneurs who want to tell their stories.

Aug 15, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Promoting tech industry ethics w/Erika Cheung
00:22:50

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. This week’s episode is the fifth in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.

In this episode, Erika Cheung of Ethics in Entrepreneurship talks with Alex Langer of Business Punk about how she helped prevent Theranos from processing patient samples with faulty technology, why employees should report unethical behavior to regulators, and the moral implications of technology.

Aug 08, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Advancing AI w/Unity’s Danny Lange
00:28:18

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future.
This week’s episode is the third in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, Ricardo Méndez talks with Danny Lange, the Vice President of Artificial Intelligence at Unity Technologies, about how video games can push machine learning and artificial intelligence to the next level.

Aug 01, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Inventing social technology w/Chris Messina
00:25:47

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future.
This week’s episode is the third in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, Jonny Tiernan of Lola Magazine talks with Chris Messina, the inventor of the hashtag, about a decade living on the edge of social technology, working with Uber and Google, and giving away many of his creations.

Jul 25, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Investing in digital health startups w/ Heartbeat Labs
00:21:36

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future.
This week’s episode is the second in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, Christina Bechhold Russ talks with Stephanie Kaiser, founder and managing director of Heartbeat Labs. In this conversation, they discuss digital health services, Kaiser’s career, and Heartbeat Labs’ investments.

Jul 18, 2019
TOA Podcast Studio: Improving mental health w/ Oxford VR
00:24:45

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future.
This week’s episode is the first in a series of podcasts recorded during Tech Open Air 2019, where we hosted the TOA Podcast Studio to explore the human stories behind tomorrow's groundbreaking innovations.


In this episode, André de Albuquerque of Pioneers Show talks with Barnaby Perks, founder and C.E.O. of Oxford VR. Listen to a conversation about how immersive technology puts patients in controlled environments, using virtual coaching to address mental health issues including agoraphobia, fear of heights, and social anxiety.

Jul 11, 2019
Discovering the media of the future w/SVRF
00:28:21

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Ryan Lawler speaks with Sophia Dominguez, founder of SVRF, about building a company, fixing a fragmented market, and the future of virtual and augmented reality.

Jun 20, 2019
Introducing “The End of the Beginning”
00:12:33

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Ryan Lawler introduces Samsung’s new video series, “The End of the Beginning.” Listen to a wide range of experts exploring how startups are re-imagining the fields of artificial intelligence, digital health, cybersecurity, and smart cities. And watch the full series at samsungnext.com/beginning

Jun 06, 2019
Taking action on diversity in tech w/Check Warner & Deborah Okenla
00:30:32

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Christina Bechhold Russ speaks with Francesca “Check” Warner of Diversity VC and Deborah Okenla of Your Startup, Your Story. Tune in to hear about how you can actively leverage the power of diversity and inclusion in your company, no matter the size.

May 23, 2019
Influencing shamelessly w/ Jeetendr Sehdev
00:29:50

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the technology of the future. In this episode, host Christina Bechhold Russ talks with Jeetendr Sehdev, author of The Kim Kardashian Principle: Why Shameless Sells (And How To Do It Right). Tune in to hear about the influencer culture, social media marketing, and how startups can leverage the power of authenticity.

May 09, 2019
Bringing inspiration to your dining room table w/Whisk
00:27:34

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, host Ryan Lawler talks with Whisk’s founder Nick Holzherr about how his company connects consumers with food publishers, retailers, and digital health companies to inspire them to create delicious and healthy new meals. Plus: The benefits of joining the Samsung NEXT Product Team!

Apr 25, 2019
Improving communities & schools with STEM
00:21:38

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan Lawler presents the winners of Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow competition. These teachers and students, grades 6 through 12, demonstrated original, impressive, and innovative solutions to some of their communities’ biggest challenges.

Apr 11, 2019
Leading a femtech revolution w/ Elvie
00:26:44

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, host Christina Bechhold Russ speaks with Elvie CEO and co-founder Tania Boler about how her company’s products use innovations such as real-time biofeedback to improve women’s sexual and reproductive health

Mar 28, 2019
Building a hub for smart urban tech
00:29:20

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, host Deb Conway talks with Simon Sylvester-Chaudhuri about how CIV:LAB and The Grid are working to make New York City smarter with a focus on creative communities, innovation, and accessibility.

Mar 14, 2019
Increasing diversity in the blockchain space
00:27:26

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, host Alicia Garabedian talks with co-founder Alexis Gauba about how She256 is breaking down barriers to entry in the blockchain space by providing access to education, opportunity, and resources to underrepresented communities.

Feb 28, 2019
Improving conversational interfaces with data
00:27:21
Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with CEO and co-founder Arte Merritt about how Dashbot gives companies a better understanding of user behavior and engagement with actionable bot analytics.
Feb 14, 2019
Empowering individuals and communities through decentralization
00:20:30

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Ricardo Méndez about how the Stack Zero Grant supports early-stage teams building decentralized technologies with funding and access to the Samsung NEXT network.

Jan 31, 2019
Mobilizing the non-desk workforce
00:27:40

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Corey McCarthy about how communication platform Beekeeper provides secure mobile collaboration for industries like hospitality and manufacturing.

Jan 17, 2019
Smarter diabetes management
00:29:07

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Jeff Chang and Vikram Singh about how diabetes management platform Glooko is helping improve health outcomes for people worldwide.


Quick note: We'll be taking a short break over the holidays, but will be back in January with amazing new guests.

Dec 13, 2018
Making cities smarter with data
00:29:08

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Head of City Relations Adriana Young about how Stae helps cities integrate data from any source and make sense of the millions of data points being produced everyday in real time.

Nov 29, 2018
Announcing the Samsung NEXT Innovation Challenge Winner
00:24:38

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, the podcast exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with the five finalists of the 2018 Samsung NEXT Innovation Challenge. We searched the country for innovators focused on advancing opportunities in education, workforce development, or economic empowerment, and one of these five tech entrepreneurs will receive $25,000 for their startup, $13,000 in Samsung technology, and a one-year membership to the NationSwell Council.

Nov 16, 2018
Creating true passwordless security
00:28:03

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with CEO George Avetisov about how HYPR is solving the problem of mass breaches (like Equifax, LinkedIn, Yahoo) and credential reuse that are the result of centralized passwords.

Nov 01, 2018
Using AI to help patients breathe easier
00:27:00

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with CEO Melissa Manice about how Cohero helps patients breathe easier by tracking their lung capacity and medication adherence over time.

Oct 18, 2018
The future of deep learning
00:28:08

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Yosi Taguri and Joe Salomon about how MissingLink eliminates a lot of the grunt work associated with running machine learning experiments.

Oct 04, 2018
Moving from the cloud to the edge
00:32:24

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Edgeworx’s Farah Papaioannou and Kilton Hopkins about how edge computing works, and how their technology makes it easier to run applications at the edge.

Sep 20, 2018
Putting video distribution on the blockchain
00:29:00

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode Ryan talks with Sliver.TV’s Mitch Liu and Wes Levitt about how the company’s Theta Token incentivizes users to share their bandwidth with others.

Sep 06, 2018
When IoT and blockchain come together
00:29:43

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode Ryan talks with Allison Clift-Jennings, the founder of Filament, a company building blockchain-powered solutions for Industrial IoT companies.

Aug 23, 2018
The future of video search
00:27:21

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Vidrovr CEO Joe Ellis about how his company is using multimodal computer vision and machine learning systems to index, tag, and understand what’s happening in video.

Aug 09, 2018
Protecting mobile user data in the age of GDPR
00:27:08

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with SafeDK co-founder Ronnie Sternberg about how her company helps mobile developers keep private user data safe, particularly in the era of GDPR.

Jul 26, 2018
Building credit worldwide with Juvo
00:27:50

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Juvo’s Head of Data Science, Aristotle Socrates, about how his company can help the billions of mobile users in the developing world gain access to credit — and why he believes “data science” is the wrong name for his field of work.

Jul 12, 2018
The future of urban transportation
00:25:41

Welcome back to What’s NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Swiftly co-founder and CEO Jonny Simkin about using big data to improve urban mobility and how his company helps cities operate their public transit networks more efficiently.

Jun 28, 2018
What is Samsung NEXT?
00:22:59

Welcome to What's NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. In this episode, Ryan talks with Samsung NEXT President and newly minted Samsung Chief Innovation Officer David Eun about the company’s mission, how we work with startups, and what you can expect from the show.

Jun 14, 2018
Welcome to What's NEXT
00:01:27

Welcome to What's NEXT, a podcast from Samsung NEXT exploring the future of technology. Samsung NEXT's Ryan Lawler will chat with leaders working in the forefront of AR, VR, IoT, Blockchain, and other technologies. At Samsung NEXT, we’re always looking for new and exciting companies building tech that will change the way we live, work and interact. And now, we're here to share those conversations with you.

Jun 11, 2018