Apr 19, 2024
11:00am - 12:00pm

DisrupTV is a weekly podcast with hosts R "Ray" Wang and Vala Afshar. The show airs live at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET every Friday. The audience can expect A-list guests, the latest enterprise news, hot startups, insight from influencers, and much more. Tweet questions to #DisrupTV or @DisrupTVShow. We broadcast live on StreamYard. 

Show Link: https://www.youtube.com/user/ConstellationR

Featured Guests:


Eric Best
Co-founder and CEO

Eric Best is the CEO and co-founder of SoundCommerce – a data platform company that helps brands deliver world-class, profitable retail shopping experiences. With more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive, Eric is a tenured leader in consumer-direct and retail commerce, SaaS, cloud integration, digital currency and digital advertising. He has a proven track record growing and guiding companies and their teams to shareholder liquidity. This includes cash exits to market makers Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:LVNTA). His twenty years’ hands-on contributions range from ‘day-one’ founder roles to public offerings (NASDAQ:CHUBK) and board directorships. Prior to this newest venture co-founding SoundCommerce, Eric was co-CEO of consumer apparel brand Richer Poorer, Chief Commercial Officer & Strategic Advisor at customer data platform Amperity, Chief Strategy Officer at Rithum, and Founder & CEO of Mercent (acquired by Rithum in 2016). He graduated from Seattle Pacific University with dual B.A. degrees in Business Administration and Biology/Pre-Medicine. Eric is a husband, dad, swimmer, urban gardener and aspiring DJ.


Kunal Agarwal

Kunal is the founder of dope.security, the Fly Direct Secure Web Gateway. Prior, he led product management at Forcepoint, consisting of insider threat, CASB, and endpoint. Before, he led the IOT and data center security portfolio at Symantec - system hardening and zero-day mitigation endpoint, USB scanning station, and network anomaly detection for industrial/in-vehicle applications. Before, he was in PM for IAM and Information Protection (DLP, Encryption, Identity, CASB).

His experience in security dates over fifteen years, ranging from credit card security, ethical hacking, and security research at University of California, Berkeley - EECS.

Twitter: @iamkunala


Maisie Ganzler
Chief Strategy and Brand Officer of Bon Appétit Management Company
and Author of You Can't Market Manure At Lunchtime: And Other Lessons from the Food Industry for Creating a More Sustainable Company

Maisie Ganzler is Chief Strategy and Brand Officer at Bon Appétit Management Company, which serves restaurants, corporations, universities, and museums, and is a subsidiary of the largest food-service company in the world, Compass Group. Over three decades, she helped grow the company to more than $1.7 billion in revenue, become the gold standard for sustainability, and get recognition from prestigious organizations like the James Beard Foundation. She is the go-to expert on how food companies can make positive change, called upon for strategic counsel by advocacy groups, startups, and big business alike.

Twitter: @maisiegreen