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What is Conquering Columbus?

Conquering Columbus is a brand and podcast connecting you to the people that are having an impact on the growth of our great city. Across all industries, we interview guests who have made a difference and helped put Columbus on the map. We are growing a lot as we learn from them, and now you can too by subscribing on your favorite podcast app, signing up for our email list, and sharing with all of your friends!


Recent Podcasts:

Episode 90 | Wiretap - Summary: From Jersey to Ohio, from deciphering Taliban messages out of his dorm room in college to turning down an offer directly from Mark Zuckerberg, and from Nationwide to now founding his own company, Wiretap, Jeff Schumann is an interesting individual. Not to mention, he’s extremely intelligent and passionate about making a difference in the
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Episode 89 | F13 Works, Building the Future of eCommerce - Summary: Chris Sentz is the CEO @ F13 Works, a company centered around bridging the gap between manufacturers and e-commerce websites. F13 Works provides manufacturers, drop-shippers and order fulfillers of all types with a connection to millions of online stores. Orders from third-party sites will seamlessly enter their production process and payments will be automatically
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Episode 88 | FUSIAN pt. 2 - Summary: FUSIAN is a Columbus based, startup, fast-casual sushi restaurant with goals to make a significant impact on the world and drive value to their customers and their company. In this episode, we catch up with CEO and Co-Founder, Zach Weprin – Zach takes us through how the company has evolved since its founding in
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Episode 87 | SkilkenGold - Summary: Ken Gold, Chief Executive Officer, has more than 35 years of real estate development and brokerage experience. In that time, he has built a strong reputation as a real estate development professional who brings something different to the table — creative solutions and uncompromising integrity. Not to mention, he’s also a leading real estate professor at
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Episode 86 | BOLD PENGUIN - Summary: Ilya Bodner is a first generation immigrant & a serial entrepreneur with a life vision to simply “build something bigger than himself”. With a goal like that, you can imagine he’s been a part of some really special companies over his life thus far. He graduated from tOSU, started as an insurance agent, and
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Recent Blog Posts:

The meaning of “Live Uncomfortably” - tldr; Live Uncomfortably – Get uncomfortable, push yourself there every day. By doing so you’ll see growth in unimaginable ways. See action plan. Conquering Columbus has adopted the phrase “Live Uncomfortably” after our initial launch, but we haven’t taken the time to explain it’s meaning. Let’s shed some light on these two beautiful words, and
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Why we created Conquering Columbus - Why we Love Columbus Mike here to tell you all why Josh and I love the city of Columbus, and how this podcast got its start. Columbus is an amazing city, and while there are many things that make it extraordinary, one reason stands out to us – The people that call this city home.
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What we learned from James Lawrence - Mike and I got the opportunity to interview James Lawrence, the “Iron-Cowboy”, last night. If you don’t know who James is, click here and give him a read – He’s an amazing individual. I’d give more background on him here but I’m in a hurry writing this and I want to be sure to get out
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