ITAD Podcasting

Season 1

Feb. 11, 2022

Chris York pt2 - Smelting and Recycling

Welcome to part II with Chris York. Chris is the VP of Business Development for evTerra Recycling . In this episode he and Jeff discuss a range of topics. These include smelting, carbon credits, the circular economy, launchin...

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Feb. 10, 2022

Chris York pt1 - evTerra Recycling

Jeff Bittner welcomes Chris York to the ITAD Talk podcast. Chris is the VP of Business Development for evTerra Recycling . He has over 11 years of experience in the electronics recycling industry . Prior to joining evTerra R...

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Jan. 24, 2022

Al Salerno pt2 - IT Support Services

In part II of this conversation, Jeff continues his chat with Al Salerno. Al is currently the IT support manager for Pathline Laboratories , which provides pathology services and COVID-19 testing to the medical industry. He ...

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Jan. 24, 2022

Al Salerno pt 1 - What Apple Does Right

Al Salerno is a Veteran IT support technician with a background in project & network management as well as working in Managed Services for over 10 years. He has managed networks supporting thousands of users across a wide ran...

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Jan. 17, 2022

Willie Cade pt2 - Planned Obsolescence

Jeff Bittner continues his discussion with Willie Cade on the ITAD Talk podcast . Willie Cade is the CEO of Graceful Development Solutions and the Founder of the Electronics Reuse Conference. This segment touches on planned ...

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Jan. 16, 2022

Willie Cade pt1 - John Deere Right to Repair

Jeff Bittner welcomes Willie Cade to the ITAD Talk podcast . Willie Cade is the CEO of Graceful Development Solutions and the Founder of the Electronics Reuse Conference. This segment touches various perspectives on the righ...

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Jan. 9, 2022

James Fillmore pt3 - ITAD

In the final installment in this ITAD Talk series, James Fillmore closes out his visit with Jeff Bittner . James has been working in IT for the past 27 years as a system admin, a CTO, an IT solutions company …

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Jan. 9, 2022

James Fillmore pt2 - IT Solutions

In part II, Jeff continues the conversation with James Fillmore of the Almond Board of California . James has been working in IT for the past 27 years as a system admin, a CTO, an IT solutions company owner, an …

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Jan. 9, 2022

James Fillmore pt1 - Almond Board of CA

Jeff Bittner welcomes James Fillmore to the ITAD Talk Podcast . James has been working in IT for the past 27 years as a system admin, a CTO, an IT solutions company owner, an IT director, and in many other …

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Jan. 3, 2022

Dick Noble pt2 - IT Equipment Resale

Welcome to part II in the ITAD Talk podcast series with Dick Noble. Dick and a partner launched Summit Information Resources (now Summit 360) from Dick’s duplex, with just the dining room and a spare bedroom as their office. ...

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Jan. 2, 2022

Dick Noble pt1 - Summit 360

This episode finds Jeff conversing with Dick Noble, the founder of Summit 360 . Summit 360 began as a reseller of used and refurbished DEC hardware including networking, minicomputers, and storage equipment. That was almost 3...

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Dec. 21, 2021

John McLaughlin pt2 - Tintri and ITPalooza

Jeff continues his conversation with John McLaughlin . For 15 years while at Sun Microsystems , John helped lead the charge to replace proprietary minicomputers with Open Systems. With a focus on providing professional servic...

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Dec. 21, 2021

John McLaughlin pt1 - IT News and Events

Jeff Bittner is joined by John McLaughlin. John has 20+ years as an editor/publisher of IT content. 50k+ people enjoy John's weekly " IT News and Events " newsletter. John is VP of TechLauderdale , (previously known as the So...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Patty McKenzie and Roger Greive pt3 - SERI Certification R2 v3

Jeff, Patty, and Roger conclude their discussion about SERI and the evolution of R2 standards . This was a great conversation, if you missed parts 1 & 2, you can scroll to listen. The ITAD Talk Podcast is brought to …

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Dec. 15, 2021

Patty McKenzie and Roger Greive pt2 - R2 Certification Standards

Jeff continues the conversation with Patty McKenzie and Roger Greive , of SERI. to discuss the mission and evolution of R2 standards and certification . Don't forget to rate and subscribe to ITAD Talk wherever you listen to...

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Dec. 15, 2021

Patty McKenzie and Roger Greive pt1 - SERI

In this series Jeff Bittner is joined by Patty McKenzie and Roger Greive to discuss the mission and evolution of SERI and the standards related to R2 certification . Don't forget to rate and subscribe to the ITAD Talk podcas...

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Dec. 12, 2021

ITAD Summit pt2 - Bob Lafon

In the second part of this conversation, Jeff Bittner and Robert Tokarchyk are joined by Sr. VP of HCG Holding, Bob Lafon . Bob delves farther into the value of the new Mobile Disrupt and existing ITAD Summit for players …

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Dec. 12, 2021

ITAD Summit pt1 - Robert Tokarchyk

In this series Jeff welcomes R obert Tokarchyk, the CEO of RazorERP , an enterprise software provider for electronic recycling, ITAD, and IT broker markets. This is a fun conversation about building a business and the maturat...

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Dec. 6, 2021

Chuck Ceccarelli pt4 - Continuous Improvement

In part four of the series, Jeff and Chuck continue another fun conversation on the ITAD Talk podcast. Chuck Ceccarelli, has an amazing story, and this is a fantastic conversation. Enjoy the ITAD Talk podcast , and don't forg...

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Dec. 6, 2021

Chuck Ceccarelli pt3 - Lean Processes

In part three of the series, Jeff and Chuck discuss how lean processes increase efficiency, how to inspire, and the ridiculous profits of Toyota. This is another fun conversation on the ITAD Talk. Chuck Ceccarelli, has an ama...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Chuck Ceccarelli pt2 - Innovative Products

Jeff is joined once again by Chuck Ceccarelli, of Blue Collar Millionaire fame. In this episode they kick off the conversation with kpis and accountability to goals. Enjoy the ITAD Talk podcast , and don't forget to like and ...

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Dec. 5, 2021

Chuck Ceccarelli pt1 - Blue Collar Millionaire

Chuck Ceccarelli joins ITAD Talk to discuss growth, kpis, human resources and motivation. Jeff first saw Chuck on the TV show Blue Collar Millionaires about 4 years ago. He contacted Chuck to ask for advice on adding Lean pro...

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Nov. 28, 2021

Cal Braunstein pt3 - Data Center Sustainability

Welcome to the 3rd and final part in our conversation with Cal Braunstein of Robert Frances Group. Subject matter expertise includes: purchasing, contract negotiations, vendor management, leasing, mission-critical systems, bu...

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Nov. 27, 2021

Cal Braunstein pt1 - International with IBM

Jeff welcomes Cal Braunstein, CEO & Executive Director of Research at Robert Frances Group. Prior to joining RFG, Cal held a variety of management and non-management positions in IBM. He provided IT consulting and advisory se...

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Nov. 22, 2021

Kyle Wiens pt2 - Right to Repair

In part two, Jeff Bittner continues the conversation with iFixit CEO, Kyle Wiens, a staunch advocate for the right to repair consumer property. The fact is, you don't really need a new phone simply because there is a new colo...

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Nov. 21, 2021

Kyle Wiens pt1 - iFixit CEO

In this series, Jeff welcomes the CEO of iFIxit, Kyle Wiens. They discuss the beginnings of iFIxit, the right to repair movement, and rethinking the value proposition of consumer electronics upgrades. Kyle's background is in ...

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Nov. 18, 2021

Brett Ekart pt2 - Podcaster and CEO

Jeff continues the conversation with Brett Ekart , the CEO of United Metals Recycling and the host of A Scrap Life Podcast . UMR is third generation family business, founded in 1972. Brett has grown the business from thirty t...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Brett Ekart pt1 - United Metals Recycling

Guest 13 on the podcast is Brett Ekart . Brett is the CEO of United Metals Recycling, a third generation family business, founded in 1972. He has grown the business from thirty, to three-hundred employees in his tenure. Thi...

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Nov. 14, 2021

Daniel Frye pt2 - Speaking of Data Security

Welcome to part two in the conversation with Rocketansky CEO, Daniel Frye . Mr. Frye has spoken at several information security, IT, and executive conferences on technology and security topics, is a published author, and is a...

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Nov. 13, 2021

Daniel Frye pt1 - CEO of Rocketansky

Jeff welcomes Daniel Frye , the cofounder and CEO of Rocketansky, a Software-as-a-Service cybersecurity startup . Prior to cofounding Rocketansky, Mr. Frye spent nine years as the Chief Information Security Officer for Sierra...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Aaron Zeper pt2 - Data Center ITAD

Jeff continues the ITAD Talk conversation with Aaron Zeper. Aaron is CEO of DMD Systems Recovery , a Tempe, Arizona-based ITAD company focused on the Fortune 5000 across Data Center, End User Compute, and Mobility asset class...

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Nov. 9, 2021

Aaron Zeper pt1 - DMD Systems Recovery

Jeff welcomes Aaron Zeper to ITAD Talk. Aaron is CEO of DMD Systems Recovery , a Tempe, Arizona-based ITAD company focused on the Fortune 5000 across Data Center, End User Compute, and Mobility asset classes. We are NAID AAA...

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Nov. 8, 2021

Sean Magann pt2 - Data Center Lifecycle

Jeff is joined by Sean Magann, for part two in their conversation on ITAD Talk. Sean is COO of Sims Lifecycle Services , and an expert on logistics. Sims is a global leader in data center hardware circularity, ITAD, and …

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Nov. 6, 2021

Sean Magann pt1 - Sims Lifecycle Services

Jeff welcomes Sean Magann , COO of Sims Lifecycle Services to ITAD Talk. Sean is an expert on logistics and a champion of account based marketing and sustainability. Sims is a global leader in data center hardware circularity...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Billy Johnson pt2 - Proactive Recycling Policy

Welcome to part-2 in the conversation with William "Billy" Johnson. Billy works closely with ISRI members to formulate and advance proactive recycling policy and engagement strategies for a variety of issues, including elect...

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Nov. 1, 2021

Billy Johnson pt1 - ISRI

William “Billy” Johnson is the Chief Lobbyist at the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries , Inc. (ISRI) in Washington, D.C. Billy has been leading efforts in Washington, D.C. to establish a bi-partisan Congressional Recyc...

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Oct. 30, 2021

Derek Bond pt2 - Going Agile

In the 2nd episode of this series, Jeff continues his chat with Derek Bond. As COO of Comsources LLC it is Derek's duty to ensure a smooth operation, from an internal and external perspective.

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Oct. 29, 2021

Derek Bond pt1 - Comsources

Jeff welcomes Derek Bond. He is the 8th guest, and an experienced manager and process developer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. As COO of Comsources LLC it is Derek'...

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Oct. 25, 2021

Jim Harris pt2 - Data Center Management

Jeff welcomes Jim Harris in part two of this series. Jim is a data-center industry polymath, with over two decades of experience. As a partner at Sokorro, he advises decisionmakers with independent advice and transparent ven...

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Oct. 24, 2021

Jim Harris pt1 - Partner at Sokorro

Jim Harris is a data-center industry polymath, with over two decades of experience. As a partner at Sokorro, he advises decisionmakers with independent advice and transparent vendor management support. He joins Jeff as guest...

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Oct. 21, 2021

Craig Boswell pt2 - Circular Economy Infrastructure

Craig Boswell is Co-founder & President of HOBI International . In this episode he and Jeff discuss growing a business in the ITAD industry, and growth of the industry, overall. He is a guru on the subject of data-security a...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Craig Boswell pt1 - HOBI International

Craig Boswell is Co-founder & President of HOBI International. A guru on the subject of data-security and electronics disposition… He’s guest #6 on ITAD Talk. Craig holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University o...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Michael Fencil pt2 - Work From Home

This ITAD Talk Podcast features the founder and CEO of Shiftspaces, Michael Fencil. Shiftspaces is is equipping the world to work or learn from anywhere. This is a fun conversation between neighbors. Subjects range from re...

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Oct. 12, 2021

Michael Fencil pt1 - Shiftspaces

This ITAD Talk Podcast features the founder and CEO of Shiftspaces, Michael Fencil. Shiftspaces is is equipping the world to work or learn from anywhere. This is a fun conversation between neighbors. Subjects range from re...

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Oct. 5, 2021

Kelley Keogh pt2 - The Circular Economy

ITAD Talk welcomes Kelley Keogh. A Co-Founder of Greeneye Partners LLC , Kelley has been working in the recycling and waste industries since 1992, including sustainability, health and safety auditor and onsite smelter audits,...

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Sept. 13, 2021

Bill Hanna pt3 - Core Values

Bill Hanna is President and CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hanna Oil and Gas Company. He began his tenure with Hanna Oil and Gas Company in 1983. He worked in various capacities before being transferred to Calgary, Canada....

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Sept. 12, 2021

Bill Hanna pt2 - Oil Leases & Layups

Bill Hanna is President and CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hanna Oil and Gas Company. He began his tenure with Hanna Oil and Gas Company in 1983. He worked in various capacities before being transferred to Calgary, Canada....

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Sept. 10, 2021

Bill Hanna pt1 - Oil & Gas

Bill Hanna is President and CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hanna Oil and Gas Company. He began his tenure with Hanna Oil and Gas Company in 1983. He worked in various capacities before being transferred to Calgary, Canada....

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Sept. 6, 2021

Daniel Lobanovsky pt2 - ITAD Niche Expertise

Daniel Lobanovsky, sales and ITAD at Terabit Systems . Daniel has over a decade of purchasing and sales experience in the secondary market, specializing in end-user and broker sales for Arista and Juniper networking hardware...

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Sept. 5, 2021

Daniel Lobanovsky pt1 - Terabit Systems

Daniel Lobanovsky , sales and ITAD at Terabit Systems . Daniel has over a decade of purchasing and sales experience in the secondary market, specializing in end-user and broker sales for Arista and Juniper networking hardwar...

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