Owner of the world famous Pat’s King of Steaks, Frank Olivieri gives the oral history of how his great uncle invented what we now know as the cheesesteak, then talks with Greg about the evolution of the business, his relationship with the other major steak houses, the most famous people to ever eat at Pat’s, his obsession with pinball machines, his Spread the Whiz Foundation, his thoughts on the evolution of Philly, and much more.
The brainchild behind the innovative new energy snack yomi bites, Emily talks with Greg about how she started experimenting with the creation of these bites in her college dorm room, the developments of her business within the last year, her partnership with her cousin and cofounder Brooke, how her collegiate basketball experience has impacted her entrepreneurial endeavors, her thoughts on Philly, and much more.
Cofounder of Rec Philly, William Tyrone Toms talks with Greg about why Philly needed a home for artists to connect, share resources, and build brands, the artistic-entrepreneurial collision, how he’s learned to use various traumas from earlier in his life to empower himself, the cultural value of having cofounders from drastically different backgrounds, the difference in the young generation of leaders from previous generations, how Rec can be scaled and replicated in other cities, his thoughts on Philly, and much more. This is a GREAT one!
Founder of Kismet, GreatPHL, and www.movetophilly.com ,Christopher Plant talks with Greg about the growth and value of coworking, the daylong GreatPHL18 event series taking place on November 15th, his life experiences that have propelled him to creativity and innovation, and his thoughts on what in Philly should be celebrated and what should be revised.