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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 131 | VentureOhio - Summary: Falon Donohue is a community organizer, veteran and the Chief Executive Officer of VentureOhio, a for-impact organization created to facilitate a collaborative statewide entrepreneurial ecosystem and increase access to angel and venture capital for Ohio entrepreneurs. Milestones: (00:00:00) Opening remarks (00:00:32) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX) (00:01:00) The SunDown Group (00:01:25) SHARE (00:01:47) The Conquering
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Episode 130 | MedSec - Summary: Stephanie Domas is a driven leader and respected industry authority in healthcare and device cybersecurity. Her passion for cybersecurity, secure product design, and healthcare has earned her industry recognition and presentations at dozens of cybersecurity and healthcare conferences. In her current role, as Vice President of Research & Development at MedSec she leads business
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Episode 129 | Continental Office - Summary: Ira is the CEO at Continental Office. Established in 1939, Continental Office is dedicated to improving the quality of life at the workplace. They work with companies to design a workspace from the ground up to fit with company culture and objectives. Ira has been with Continental for 13 years now, and before that
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Episode 128 | WillowWorks - Summary: John is the General Manager at Willow Works, a family investment fund that focuses on startups. Their team provides investment, consulting, and links startups to their advisor network, which includes previous Conquering Columbus guest, Pamela Springer, as well as several other leaders in the Columbus area. Before Willow Works, John spent time in a
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Episode 127 | Design Outreach - Summary: Greg Bixler, Ph.D., P.E., is the Co-Founder and CEO of Design Outreach. D.O. focuses on innovative products that improve the lives of the poor and provide better health, education, and employment opportunities. D.O.’s current flagship project, the LifePump, is helping to solve the global water crisis and bring the many benefits of reliable water
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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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