Episode 35 – David Meyer

Episode 35 – David Meyer

This week we talk to David Meyer, Co-Founder and CEO of Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America’s largest pet adoption website. David has become a passionate advocate for the powerless lives in our society – abandoned and homeless animals. His vision was to create a tool that would not only save thousands of animal lives but would also do so in a way that was funded by companies for whom they create value, leaving private donations largely for shelters and rescues who actually care for the animals. Having partners such as Nestle Purina, Bayer Animal Health and the Petco Foundation have allowed David […]
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Episode 34 – Sean Downey

Episode 34 – Sean Downey

In this episode we interview Sean Downey, creator of MyBuddysPlace.com.  Sean is a former branding executive with Nestle, and was responsible for the Butterfinger brand.  Sean took his marketing success and pivoted his career into technology and ultimately discovered his passion for animals and animal rescue.  Sean first developed the cloud based software, My Buddy’s Place, to help rescues manage their animals, volunteers, and fosters. Information is then transferred to pet parents through an easy to use mobile app upon adoption. Sean brought his experience from the corporate world and combined it with his passion for animals.  “I want to redefine […]
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Episode 33 – Angie Embree

Episode 33 – Angie Embree

We talk with Angie Embree, the Chief Information Officer with Best Friends Animal Society. Angie is responsible for aligning the strategic plan for information technology with the strategic plan of the organization and in support of their Save Them All call-to-action. This involves working with all of the Best Friends staff members to help them understand how to use technology and to educate them on where technology can improve processes that contribute to saving more lives. Before starting with Best Friends, Angie spent 25 years in technology leadership, 12 of which were in higher education at Drake University, and 13 […]
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