Archive by category sxsw2012

Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs: Ramon Ray Speaks to Dell Entrepreneurs About Tech and Humility

  Our very own, Ramon Ray, sat down with Ingrid Vanderveldt, Dell Entrepreneur-In-Residence, at SXSW 2012 to speak about the traits of successful entrepreneurs and what’s happening in Tech.  In the interview, Ramon speaks about what he sees as the ‘hottest’ trends in tech now; mobile payments and the concept of being ‘mobile’. In addition, Ramon […]

Video Interview: Dell Can Be The Right Partner For Businesses of All Sizes Looking To Adopt Cloud Applications

Paulette Altmaier, VP and GM Cloud Business Applications at Dell, took some time to speak with’s Ramon Ray about the suite of products that Dell is now offering, including services that help businesses of all sizes grow and succeed. Results from a survey conducted by Dell Cloud Business Applications and Techaisle* show adoption of cloud business applications is […]

The Cloud Is Great But Many Small Biz Still Need Servers: Video Interview On New Servers’s Ramon Ray caught up with Dell’s Brian Doty and Pankaj Bishnoi at a recent Dell event, and had a chance to talk to them about Dell’s new portfolio of PowerEdge servers. This was a major event for Dell wherein Michael Dell opened the event and had discussions with senior executives focused on servers and […]

Video Interview: Karen Wickre of Twitter on Content Management and Best Practices for Small Business (SXSW 2012)

(See all of Ramon’s SXSW Interactive 2012 coverage here)’s Ramon Ray caught up with Karen Wickre, Editorial Director at Twitter, at SXSW 2012. Karen shares with us her suggestions of Best Practices for Content Management that every small business should take note of, including ideas on what types of content to put out there and frequency. […]

Video Interview: Firefly LED Lighting Talks About the Creative Way They Got Into the Sales Channel (SXSW 2012)

(See all of Ramon’s SXSW Interactive 2012 coverage here) Jason Stoddard, Chief Evangelist and Community Lead at Firefly LED, takes a few moments at SXSW 2012 to speak to’s Ramon Ray. Firefly LED Lighting is a provider of residential, commercial and custom LED lighting products, including retrofit products.  As any small business, they faced […]

Video Interview: LightCMS – The DIY Website On A Revolutionary Platform (SXSW 2012)

(See all of Ramon’s SXSW Interactive 2012 coverage here) Tim Wall, Director of Marketing at LightCMS, took a few minutes at SXSW 2012 to do a quick video interview with me and introduce me to the services that they provide. LightCMS is a web-based website platform for creating websites and online stores. Whether you’re a beginner […]

Video Interview: Kat Mandelstein of IBM Social Business on Small Business Being Big and Big Business Being Small (SXSW 2012)

(See all of Ramon’s SXSW Interactive 2012 coverage here) I was able to get a lot of insight on how small businesses can be big and big businesses can be small from Kat Mandelstein, Global Director of IBM Social Business, at SXSW 2012. As Kat points out in our video interview, small businesses are really […]

Bob Metcalfe,Co-Inventor of Ethernet – Check Out His Tech Prediction For Next 30 Years (SXSW 2012)

(See all of Ramon’s SXSW Interactive 2012 coverage here) I was thrilled to run into Bob Metcalfe, co-inventor of Ethernet, at SXSW 2012. I was even more thrilled that he took an opportunity to do a short video interview with me and share his thoughts on the evolution of technology and his predictions of where it […]