Tech Backstage

Tech Backstage

Tech Backstage is a live streamed video podcast that goes behind the scenes with today's leaders of industry to learn what technologies are solving business problems, and how Design Thinking applied to the future of technology is impacting the world.

Dive in with us to learn more about how technology and Design Thinking is being used in some of today's most exciting companies, to solve problems to improve people’s lives.

Recent Episodes

Reverse-Engineering Business Goals into Strategy

June 28, 2022

In this episode, I'm joined by PR & Marketing Strategist, Jason Jepson. We talk about reverse-engineering outcomes into strategy, building positioning for technology, and the ins-and-outs of storytelling. He's served as the…

Debate: Where is Data Going?

June 23, 2022

In this episode, Jacob Borgeson, Director of Product Marketing at Wyng joins us to talk privacy, data protection, and hyper-personalization of online experiences - without the privacy problems that are ripe in the data indus…

How Pet Markt Co. Bets on Innovation to Achieve Success

June 4, 2022

In this episode, we're joined by CEO & Co-Founder of Pet Markt Co, Alex Gonzalez Garza. He's our first Mexican Entrepreneur on the show, and I'm super excited to have him on here to talk about his journey from buying a dog …

About the Hosts

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Eddie Hudson


Eddie Hudson is a musician turned developer turned entrepreneur, with a passion for designing and building solutions for the web and native.

Eddie currently serves as Co-founder and CEO at Divelement, a people-centric software engineering services consultancy collaborating with companies to enhance their digital product roadmap to achieve their market goals.

For Eddie tech and music have always been a passion. He started his career in a nationally touring band, which turned into Production Management roles at Emo's Austin, Live Nation and more.

In 2015, he dived deeper into technology, becoming a freelancer Web Developer, and then a Technical Manager for Flex Rental Solutions.

In 2019, Eddie started Divelement, a full-scale software engineering services agency, and after growing the company by 400%+ in 3 years, he started this podcast to connect with more leaders in technology.

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Tullio Siragusa


Tullio Siragusa is a pioneer of disruptive technologies, an emotional intelligence (EQ) thought leader, speaker, author, and coach.

Tullio currently serves as Co-Founder, President & COO at Divelement, a people-centric software engineering services consultancy collaborating with companies to enhance their digital product roadmap to achieve their market goals.

For the past 33 years, Tullio has built world class leadership teams in technology companies and startups.

As an advisory board member to the University of California, Riverside, Design Thinking Executive Program, and founding member of RadicalPurpose .org he is a strong supporter of human-dignity in all aspects of life, including promoting people-centric workplaces.

Tullio also promotes a human-centered approach to innovation with a strong emphasis on empathy.

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Carlos R. Ponce


Carlos Ponce is a major in communications sciences and a marketer by choice, an ESL coach since the tender age of 16, and a coveted graphic artist and illustrator.

Carlos' team facilitates the entire production of Tech Backstage, from identifying guests, bookings, production, and postproduction support.

Carlos is President and Co-founder of Peoplebound Marketing, a B2B marketing and production agency based in Tucson, AZ.

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Mariana Pérez

Marketing Manager

Mariana has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and two master’s degrees in Advertising and Digital Humanities.

She develops creative concepts for Tech Backstage episodes and manages the show's social media strategy.

Mariana has worked in advertising agencies like TBWA and DDB, in charge of McDonald’s, Pampers, and Jack Daniel’s, among other brands, and currently serves as Head of Marketing for Divelement.