The Kamla Show

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Kamla Bhatt is host of The Kamla Show, a program based in the Silicon Valley interviewing pioneers in the Bay Area that are entrepreneurs, filmmakers, newsmakers and other visionaries, filled with consistently good conversations that can enrich you.

 
 
 
Airtimes:
EVERYDAY at 3:30 pm
MON / TUE / THU / FRI at 7:30 pm
WEEKENDS at 8 pm

Nicole Lazzaro on Wonder, Virtual Reality & Designing Games
Nicole Lazzaro on Wonder, Virtual Reality & Designing Games
Nicole Lazzaro is CEO of XEO Design. We talk to her about Virtual Reality (VR), wonder and designing games. Lazzaro has been designing games for over 20 years. We asked what advice would she give someone that is interested in designing games. Two things was her answer - learn to code and read lots of science fiction books. This is a higlight of our upcoming interview with Lazzaro from our Women in Science and Tech series sponsored by Zoho Corp. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Shalini Govil-Pai on Computer Science, Pixar & YouTube
Shalini Govil-Pai on Computer Science, Pixar & YouTube
Shalini Govil-Pai is Senior Director, Technology Solutions, Youtube/Google. We talk to her about how she discovered her love for comptuer graphics as a teenager in her father's lab. She went on to get her undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer engineering. Her dream was to work at Pixar and she diligently pursued it. She worked at Pixar for a few years. She then joinedj Google in 2005. This interview is part of our Women in Science & Tech series sponsored by Zoho Corp. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
John Turner on Korla Pandit
John Turner on Korla Pandit
John Turner talks about Korla Pandit, a talented musician and the Godfather of Exotica music. Pandit was the first musician to perform live on American TV in the late 1940s. Turner is the director of new documentary "Korla" that takes us through a fascinating journey of Pandiit's life, who spend most of his life in California. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Halfdan Hussey on Cinequest Film & VR Festival 2017
Halfdan Hussey on Cinequest Film & VR Festival 2017
We sat down to speak with Halfdan Hussey, CEO and co-founder of Cinequest, a Silicon Valley-based organization about their annual film festival. The 2017 Cinequest Film & VR Festival takes places from Feb 28 through March 12, 2017 in San Jose and Redwood City. This year they have a strong focuse on Virtual Reality (VR) related events spanning from films to panel discussion and immersive VR experiences. The opening night film on Feb 28, 2017 is director Mark Pellington's "The Last Word " starring Shirley MacLaine & Amanda Seyfried. The closing night film is director Niki Caro's "The Zookeeper's Wife," starrign Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh & others. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Danielle Applestone, CEO, Other Machine Co.
Danielle Applestone, CEO, Other Machine Co.
Meet Danielle Applestone, CEO of Other Machine Co. This Berkeley-based company makes desktop milling machines that helps engineers create their prototypes the same day. Now, that is just one use case of how Other Machine's desktop milling machine is used. Applestone explains how engineers, students and artists are using the desktop milling machine. We sat down to speak with Applestone about her journey from rural Arkansas to MIT, University of Texas at Austin to Silicon Valley. What prompted her to pursue an engineering degree? How did her parents help her? What was their role? And, why she wants to meet Elon Musk. Tune in to find out. This interview in Women in Science and Tech is sponsored by Zoho Corp. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Michael Price on Seismic Warning, Pixar & Engineering
Michael Price on Seismic Warning, Pixar & Engineering
Michael Price is CTO of Seismic Warning Systems, a Silicon Valley-based company. Price shares how their system is designed to provide reliable earthquake warning using sensors. But, how is their system different from others that are available in the market? Tune in to find out. Early on in his career Price worked for Pixar as their VP of Engineering. This was a time when Steve Jobs was actively involved with Pixar. We talked to him about the early days of Pixar and what it was like to work with Jobs. Price studied engineering at Carnegie Mellon and has worked in Silicon Valley for over 30 years. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Women in Tech Series: Devika Chawla on Engineering & Music
Women in Tech Series: Devika Chawla on Engineering & Music
Kamla sits down to talk with Devika Chawla, Engineering Director at Netflix about how she balances her interest in computer engineering and music. Chawla developed and nurtured her interests in software programming and music from a young age. She studied computer engineering at George Town University in Washington DC and moved to Silicon Valley, where she worked at Inktomi, Yahoo and now works at Netflix. Chawla has released a handful of music records and worked with various musicians in the San Francisco Bay area and from India. This TV interview aired in the US and is sponsored by Zoho Corp. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Dhruv Khanna of Kirigin Cellars
Dhruv Khanna of Kirigin Cellars
Dhruv Khanna is the owner of Kirgin Cellars in Gilroy. This Santa Clara winery is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Founded in 1916 the winery was owned by 2 different families before Khanna bought it about 15 years ago.This is perhaps the only winery that has a cricket field and a couple of soccer fields. We sit down to talk to Khanna about how he came to buy the winery and his involvement as a wine maker. This is part of our TV series on Santa Clara Wineries, which is the oldest wine growing region in California. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Amy Love on Sports, Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Amy Love on Sports, Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Amy Love fought for young girls to play soccer in America. In 1974 as a 9 year old girl Love found out she could not play soccer. Why? Because she was a girl. Love's question to her parents was - what does it matter that she is a girl? She just wanted to play soccer. We sat down with Love to find out how she and her parents fought back through a class action suit to help her play soccer. 40 years after the legal case it is still not easy for girls to play soccer Love points out. Love went on to found an all woman's sports magazine called Real Sports and she explains how and why she started it. The magazine now exsists online. #amylove Love is currently the chief marketing officer at Violing Memory, a publicly traded company from Silicon Valley. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Rasika Kumar On Technology and Dance
Rasika Kumar On Technology and Dance
Meet Rasika Kumar who has found a way to combine her interests in technology and arts. She is an engineer at Google, and as associate director at Abhinaya Dance Company that her mother Mythili Kumar founded 35 years ago in Silicon Valley. How did Kumar develop her interest in math and science and go on to a degree in engineering from MIT? What did she learn from her father, who is a hardware engineer and her mother, who is a dancer and an educator? Tune in to find out. This interview is part of our "Women in Science and Tech" TV series sponsored by Zoho Corp. It aired on TV in the USA. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Vinod Dham on Coming to America & Technology
Vinod Dham on Coming to America & Technology
Vinod Dham is an engineer, investor and an entrepreneur. He is perhaps best known as "The Father of the Pentium Chip," and we were curious to find out how he got that moniker. We spoke with Dham about how why and how he decided to come to America to study. After graduating from Delhi School of Engineering Dham went to work for a hardware company in Delhi. After a couple of years he decided to come to America for his graduate studies. He had to buy a map from Connaught Place to figure out where in America his school was located. Tune in to find out about Dham's journey to America, and how he came to work in Silicon Valley and went on to became an investor and an entrepreneur.
Netflix's Ken Florance on OpenConnect, Buddhism & Tech
Netflix's Ken Florance on OpenConnect, Buddhism & Tech
Ken Florance is Vice President of Netflix,. We sat down to speak to him about OpenConnect, Netflix in a box and binge watching. And then we changed gears to find out how he got interested in technology and his love for music esp The Grateful Dead. We also spoke about how he became a Buddhist. It was an interview of the Dalai Lama by John McLaughlin that drew his attention to Buddhism. This is a TV interview broadcast in the USA. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Women in Tech & Science: Uma Jayaram on Technology & Virtual Reality
Women in Tech & Science: Uma Jayaram on Technology & Virtual Reality
Dr. Uma Jayaram is co-founder & COO of VOKE VR that was acquired by Intel Corp in November 2016. Dr. Jayaram and her husband founded VOKE VR, a virtual reality company that is now based in Silicon Valley. In this interview we speak to Dr. Jayaram about VOKE VR and virtual reality and how she developed an interest in math and science. Dr. Jayaram credits her mother for shaping her interest in math and sciene. Dr. Jayaram's mother did her graduate studies in engineering in Seattle in the 1950s and went back to India. Many years later Dr. Jayaram came to Washinngton state where she taught at Washington State University in Pullman. This interview is part of Women in Science & Tech series sponsored by Zoho. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Anja Manuel on China, India and the USA
Anja Manuel on China, India and the USA
Anja Manuel is co-founder & partner at RiceGateHadley LLC, a strategic consulting firm in Silicon Valley. We sat down to speak about her new book "This Brave New World: India, China and the United States of America.” Manuel points out India and China are rising nations in the 21stc and it is important for the US to work with both these Asian countries. She underscores that India, China and the US stand to gain a lot through partnership and collaboration and explains why and how that can be done. She examines the challenges and wrinkles that exist in the relationship between and among these countries. Manuel worked in the state department from 2005 to 2007. She served as Special Assistant to Under-Secretary for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns. She was part of the US negotiating team for the US-India civilian nuclear deal. Manuel is a lawyer and studied at Stanford and Harvard. This interview was broadcast on TV in the US. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
In Conversation With Punit Soni, Investor & Advisor
In Conversation With Punit Soni, Investor & Advisor
Punit Soni is an ex-Googler and former Chief Product Officer of Flipkart, an ecommerce company & one of the few Unicorns from India. Soni is based in Silicon Valley, where he is an investor and an advisor to startups. Disrupt is a favorite word of Soni. We sat down to speak with him about how he disrupted his life. Why did he study engineering? Why did he want to do an MBA? He applied to MBA schools 3 years in a row before he got into Wharton. How did Google change his life? What is next for him? Tune in to find out. This interview was sponsored by Zoho Corp. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Rachel Rosen on 59th San Francisco International Film Festival
Rachel Rosen on 59th San Francisco International Film Festival
Rachel Rosen is Director of Programming at San Francisco Film Society. We spoke to her about the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21-May 5, 2016). The festival features about 175 films from around the world. Tom McCarthy, Mira Nair, Coen Brothers and Stephen Fry are some of the guests attending this year's festival. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
Shampa Banerjee, Chief Product Officer, Eros Now
Shampa Banerjee, Chief Product Officer, Eros Now
Shampa Banerjee is the Chief Product Officer of Eros Now, digital division of Eros International the largest integrated studio for Bollywood films. It was serendipity that brought Banerjee from the ivory tower to the vibrant and challenging startup landscape in Silcon Valley. While pursing her post-doctorate in Physics a chance conversation changed her career path and she ended up coding and leading engineering teams and defining product strategies for companies. How did a physicist become a Chief Product Officer? Tune in to find out. Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla
La Malaguena by Cascada de Flores
La Malaguena by Cascada de Flores
La Malaguena is a famous Son Huasteco from Mexico. Here is Cascade de Flores's version of this famous son about a young man sharing his love for a woman from Malaga in Spain. Arwen Lawrence is on vocals, Jorge Liceaga is on guita, Saul Sierra-Alonso is on bass and Kyla Danysh on violin. San Francisco Bay area based Cascada de Flores was founded in 1999 by Arwen Lawrence and Jorge Lineage with a focus to highlight Mexican and Latin American music. They have released 4 CDs, and their last one was called "Radio Flor." Subscribe to YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=kamlabhatt Visit our website and subscribe to our podcasts: http://kamlashow.com/ Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Kamla-Show/190623997636125 Get the latest updates via Twitter http://www.twitter.com/kamla

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