The Priv8 Podcast with Derek E. Silva
Presented by Orchid
Nov 2, 2022

Episode 116: John Paller

This week host Derek E. Silva joins John Paller, Founder and Steward of Opolis, a digital employment cooperative. John is also the founder of ETHDenver, the largest Ethereum hackathon in the world. We take a deep dive into how Opolis is building a next generation ecosystem, democratizing employment, and the future of HR tech.
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Oct 26, 2022

Episode 115: Suman Kanuganti

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Suman Kanuganti, co-founder and CEO of, a new collaboration network that enables a creators community to access creators time, knowledge, and creativity via their personal ai. A great conversation on AI in Web3, reimagining the creator economy, and building a digital version of your mind with a private memory stack.
Oct 19, 2022

Episode 114: Ty Smith

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Ty Smith, founder and CEO of Coinbound, a leading crypto marketing agency helping Web3 brands go viral. We take a deep dive into the best growth marketing hacks, how to build a community online, and the future of NFTs.
Oct 12, 2022

Episode 113: Vuk Janosevic

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Vuk Janosevic, the co-founder and CEO of Blindnet. This privacy startup builds software designed to help businesses pursue their goals while keeping their customer's data private. We take a deep dive into automated privacy intelligence, dynamic data governance, and building trust through digital privacy.
Oct 5, 2022

Episode 112: Sanjay Rajashekar

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Sanjay Rajashekar, the Co-founder of Smarthub AI, which is a software edge solution that simplifies your complex edge infrastructure and makes it way more intelligent. We take a deep dive into IT solutions for complex digital infrastructures, current IoT cybersecurity risks, and why edge computing is key to a decentralized future.
Sep 28, 2022

Episode 111: Max Howell

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Max Howell, Creator of Brew and current CEO of Tea, an open source solution building a new framework for the Internet. We take a deep dive into his early days at Apple, the open source revolution, and how tea is creating the tools that developers need to keep on building.
Sep 21, 2022

Episode 110: Shermin Voshmgir

This week host Derek E. Silva joins author Shermin Voshmgir, the Founder of the BlockchainHub Berlin and Token Kitchen, a data driven farming and publishing house. We take a deep dive into Shermin’s book Token Economy, how Web3 is rebuilding the Internet, and her new smart farm in Portugal that is using blockchain.
Sep 14, 2022

Episode 109: Evan Miyazono

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Evan Miyazono, the Team Lead for Research at Protocol Labs, an open-source R&D lab that builds protocols, tools, and services to radically improve the internet. Dive in as we explore the blockchain dichotomy,, how IPFS powers the distributed web, defending digital democracy, and building the next generation of the Internet.
Sep 7, 2022

Episode 108: Greg Osuri and Tor Bair

This week's encore podcast episode features an exclusive talk from Priv8's digital summit. Tech journalist Benjamin Powers moderates a distinguished panel featuring CEO of Akash Network, Greg Osuri, Founder of the Secret Foundation, Tor Bair, and more to discuss Web3, data sovereignty, and the decentralized future!
Aug 31, 2022

Episode 107: Roneil Rumburg

This week host Derek E. Silva joins Roneil Rumburg, Co-Founder and CEO of Audius, a fully decentralized music and NFT platform. Today, we take a deep dive into the decentralized future to talk about the new creator economy, the evolution of digital music, and how Audius is putting ownership in the hands of artists and fans.

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