Podcraft Team

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DAN RADIN
FOUNDER AND CEO

A 15-year veteran with more than 75 professional and consumer audio technology products under his belt with Sennheiser, Alesis, SteelSeries, and JBL / Mark Levinson / Harman (a Samsung company), Dan discovered lots of pain in creating a professional podcast… despite being a giant audio nerd! Dan is based in Asheville, NC.

Dan’s Superpowers
Product, tech, and corporate strategy
Team builder, fundraiser, storyteller
Snare drum connoisseur 🥁
Recovering competitive powerlifter 🏋️‍♀️

Ryan Duval

RYAN DUVAL
SOFTWARE ENGINEER

13-year full-stack software developer with startup experience at ePrize (now Hello World) and WellcomeMat. Based in Asheville, NC, Ryan is also an amateur filmmaker, and created AVLFilm.com.

Ryan’s Superpowers
Building software, making things work
Technology and systems
Breakfast enthusiast 🥞

Kate

KATE ASTRAKHAN
PRO SERVICES LEAD

After 30 years in broadcast, Kate fell in love with podcasts’ ability to give voice to everyone, on a global stage. Kate loves to see shows being cared for, advised well, and expertly produced. Kate leads a large network of production professionals and produces more than 1,300 episodes per month in Chelsea, MI.

Kate’s Superpowers
Impeccable sound and storytelling
Making customers feel at ease
Climbing Mayan ruins ⛰

Meghan

MEGHAN BAUSONE


PRODUCT/UX DESIGN

SaaS product developer, UX designer, and marketer who was described by one colleague as “Lady Rock Star Guru Synergy.” She’s also an experienced startup founder with voter data software platform, Renegade Squirrel. Meghan is based in Asheville.

Meghan’s Superpowers
Delightful user experiences
Snappy, clean style and design
Aspiring sommelier 🍷

ian

IAN HUGHES
GROWTH ADVISOR

Growth marketer with over 15 years of growth marketing and design experience. Marketing strategy, branding and design, content strategy, and analytics. Ex-PayPal, startup executive, and NPR broadcast engineer. Ian is based in Boston, MA.

Ian’s Superpowers
Data-scientific marketing
Funnel magician
Six-string (and four-string) virtuoso 🎸

Eric+Bridges

ERIC BRIDGES
BUSINESS DEV/SALES

B2B and e-Commerce media-sales veteran with digital and physical media expertise. Based in Asheville, NC, Eric is also an experienced startup founder of election voter-data SaaS Renegade Squirrel.

Eric’s Superpowers
Building sales systems and process
Selling (aka making it rain)
Music composition 🎼

Scott

SCOTT SHWARTS
ACTING CTO

Accomplished entrepreneur and executive with software, hardware, organizational, and strategic mastery. Based in Asheville, Scott is focused on research and development of Podcraft’s hardware and software, supporting both the business strategy and technical strategy.

Scott’s Superpowers
Prototyping, making, coding
Mentorship, ambitious creativity
Dog whisperer 🐶

 

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