Daniel Sieberg is the CEO and founder of iO Enterprises – an early-stage startup building an empathic A.I./AR experience in service of what humans need. He also leads iO Ventures to advise innovative startups of all stripes including Ground and Pressland. Prior to iO Enterprises, Daniel was a co-founder (#AMA, search online about it), a x-Googler (6 years as a senior exec) and alumni sci-tech correspondent/reporter at CBS News, CNN, ABC News and the Vancouver Sun (15+ years). While at Google, Daniel helped build the Google News Lab and Google for Media. He also served as the global head of training and development overseeing projects related to news partnerships on various products including maps, AR/VR, trends and more. He led an international team who trained journalists on how to use Google tools for newsgathering and aided in its efforts to develop media entrepreneurship. He was also an official Google spokesperson. These days, Daniel still does a fair bit of public speaking across a wide variety of technology topics including ones related to his book, The Digital Diet (2011).
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:
- What iO is and why it’s so needed in our world today
- Why every crisis represents an opportunity
- How to pivot from one profession into another
- How 150 million google searches every day are related to health & wellness
- Why empathy is such an important quality