Launchcast - Ep. 4 Hannah Sieber

Hannah Sieber is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at EcoFlow Tech. In 2018, Hannah Sieber was named to the Forbes ‘30 under 30 in Energy’ list. EcoFlow Tech is a mobile power company that focuses on developing new technologies to help raise the standard of living by providing more accessible power. They developed RIVER, a sturdy, water-resistant battery pack that holds its charge for one year. In the process of developing RIVER, Sieber and her co-founders raised $1 million on their Indiegogo campaign.  

Previously, Sieber worked as a senior associate for the Parthenon Group and then moved to a Program Manager for the San Francisco Center for Economic Development, where she was recruited to form a team for the Shenzhen office. There, she focused on cross border investments in the tech & real estate sectors. Hannah double-majored in International Comparative Studies and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University. 

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E7- Tar-Zaan the Terrible

Having escaped the Lost City of Xuja’s Dirac Sea Pocket Universe, you would think Tar-Zaan, Jane, Bertha, Wazimbu, and Lord Tennington could safely part ways- but think again. They are soon met with a discovery of gigantic proportions. Meanwhile, La struggles with the German invasion of Opar as the sly Werper takes control of the lost city. Meriem and Jack are sent on a secret mission by the English government to make sure Opar doesn’t become an ally of the central powers as World War I begins to rear its ugly head. What is this humungous discovery Tar-Zaan and the gang make? What does Werper want with La? And how will Opar play into the first World War? Tune into Freshly Squeezed Pulp’s The Adventures of Tar-Zaan, Episode 7: Tar-Zaan the Terrible

Launchcast - Ep. 3 Jon Tisch

Jonathan M. Tisch is Co-Chairman of the Board and a member of the Office of the President of Loews Corporation and Chairman and CEO of its subsidiary, Loews Hotels & Co.

During his tenure as Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co., Tisch engineered the company’s expansion and emergence as a leading luxury hotel brand by infusing the properties with a widely praised corporate culture that places a high value on partnerships that empower employees, satisfy customers, contribute to communities and improve the bottom line. Tisch initiated the Loews Hotels Good Neighbor Policy over 20 years ago, the first of its kind in the hospitality industry, which received The U.S. President’s Service Award.

He authored three bestselling books: The Power of We: Succeeding Through Partnerships; Chocolates on the Pillow Aren’t Enough: Reinventing the Customer Experience; and Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World.

Tisch was also the host of the Emmy-nominated television series, “Beyond the Boardroom with Jonathan Tisch.” He is Chairman Emeritus of the United States Travel Association and served as Chairman of NYC & Company, the city’s official tourism marketing agency and convention and visitors bureau. 

Episode 1.24 — Adaiya Granberry '19

"I was very lucky to have been raised in Tacoma because of all the different people I was able to meet, and being able to realize the importance of meeting people who didn't come from the same background." - Adaiya Granberry '19 Duke students are political students.  Hear their stories.

Launchcast - Ep. 2 Edith Cooper

Cooper is the former head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, and in partnership with her former colleagues, was responsible for the recruitment, development, promotion, and well-being of the firm's 35,000 people around the world. At Goldman Sachs she worked hard to sustain a culture and create an experience in which each individual's full talents, unique backgrounds, and distinctive perspectives can contribute to the personal and professional growth and to the continued progress of the bank's clients, shareholders and communities. 

Prior to that role, Cooper worked in Sales Management and led several businesses within the Securities Division. After a combined 10 years at Morgan Stanley and Bankers Trust, she joined Goldman Sachs in 1996 to build and lead the firm’s Energy Sales Group. In 2002, she was responsible for the firm’s Futures business and prior to that, she was co-head of the commodities business in Europe and Asia, based out of London. 

Cooper earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges.

Cooper also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art as well as the Northwestern University Board of Trustees. She is also a member of the Boards of Directors of Horizons at Brunswick School and ExpandED Schools.

Launchcast - Ep. 1 Tarang Amin

Tarang Amin is Chairman and CEO of e.l.f. Cosmetics. At e.l.f Cosmetics, Amin leads one of the fastest growing and most innovative cosmetic companies in the United States. e.l.f challenges the traditional belief that quality cosmetics are only available at high prices in select channels.  

Amin also has an extensive background in driving growth, having worked for The Clorox Company, Schiff Nutrition International and Procter & Gamble. At Schiff, he led a transformation that grew the enterprise value from $190 million to $1.5 billion. 

Amin earned a B.A. in International Policy from Duke University and continued on to earn his MBA at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. 

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E6- Tar-Zaan the Untamed

When we last left our intrepid hero, Tar-Zaan was without his memory and at the whim of the nefarious accountant Werper. Now stranded in the middle of a pop-up desert, the two must fend for their lives. Having left the Parisian World’s Fair to find her husband, Jane teams up with Wazimbu, the daughter of chief Mugambi, and a surprise friend of Hazel’s to track down Tar-Zaan. Will our heroes find one another in this strange new wasteland? Will Tar-Zaan ever get his memory back? And what does the lost city of Xuja have to do with it all? Tune in to Freshly Squeezed Pulp’s The Adventures of Tar-zaan Episode 6: Tar-Zaan the Untamed to find out!

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E5- The Jewels of Opar

After their family adventures on The Western Coast of Equatorial Africa, the Porter-Of The Apes family returns back to England. But it’s not long before trouble stirs again- this time in the Greystoke Estate’s financial sector. Tar-Zaan takes off for Opar in search of more treasure with a sly new ally, Werper the accountant. Meanwhile, Jane prepares for a mathematics colloquium presentation while Hazel, The Professor, Jack and Meriem track down mysterious happenings at the Paris World’s Fair. Will the Greystoke finances be resolved thanks to a trip to Opar? What all will happen at the World’s Fair? And did Werper show up a little too conveniently at Tar-Zaan’s doorstep? Tune into Freshly Squeezed Pulp’s The Adventures of Tar-Zaan Episode 5: The Jewels of Opar to find out!

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E4- The Son of Tar-Zaan

Fourteen years have passed since Tar-Zaan, Jane, and baby Jack escaped the clutches of Rokoff, Alexis, and La just off the western coast of equatorial Africa. In response to their traumatic experiences with the kidnappings, Tar-Zaan agrees under Jane’s suggestion to keep his life amongst the apes a secret to his son. To the dismay of Jane, Jack has inherited his father’s love for the jungle. When an Africa exhibit comes to visit London and Akut mysteriously shows up along with it, Tar-Zaan can no longer hide his secret. Jack is kidnapped and with the help of his new friend Meriem he may be able to find his parents again. But Alexis may have other plans… Where will Jack’s trials and tribulations take him? What is Alexis up to? And will the Greystoke dynasty ever be reunited again? Tune into Freshly Squeezed Pulp’s The Son of Tar-Zaan to find out!

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E3- The Beasts of Tar-Zaan

When we last left Tar-Zaan, our jungle hero had just gotten married to Jane Porter (who’s from Wisconsin, by the way). While the two settle down at the Greystoke Estate back in England and have a son named Jack, it isn’t long before Alexis, Clayton, and Rokoff are up to their old shenanigans. Soon, Tar-Zaan, Jane, and Jack are all kidnapped by their enemies and end up (you guessed it) back on the exact same coast of western equatorial Africa! Will Tar-Zaan find his son and Jane? Will our villains get what is coming to them? And how does High Priestess La fit into this scheme? Tune in to Freshly Squeezed Pulp’s The Adventures of Tar-Zaan to find out!

Episode 1.17 — Steve Hassey '19

Senior Steve Hassey, from Cincinnati, Ohio, studies public policy and policy journalism at Duke. On campus, he's involved with Duke Student Government, Duke Democrats, and Duke Political Review. He's interned in politics at the local and national levels, including a stint as a Press Intern in the United States Senate. He also currently serves as co-head line monitor for the Men's Basketball team. Listen in to hear how and why Steve engages politically!

Episode 1.16 — Audrey Kornkven '20

“A lot of the issues of our day are super complicated—like health care or immigration. You can’t pretend to know everything about that issue and have a strong opinion, and just because you don’t know what your views are doesn’t mean you don’t care.”—Audrey Kornkven ‘20 Duke University junior Audrey Kornkven, from Northfield, Minnesota, is pursuing a B.S. in economics with a concentration in finance, as well as a certificate in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. She is involved in a variety of groups on campus, including Duke’s traveling Model UN team, the Duke Investment Club, and Duke Business Oriented Women. She will spend summer 2019 in the investment bank at Morgan Stanley. Listen in to hear why and how Audrey engages politically!

S1 FSP Tar-Zaan E2- The Return of Tar-Zaan

Freshly Squeezed Pulp is back with episode 2 of the Adventures of Tar-Zaan: A Parody!

After leaving the western coast of equatorial Africa in pursuit of Jane Porter (who's from Wisconsin by the way), Tar-Zaan's adventure takes him to France where he meets the mysterious Rokoff and Alexis. Out to steal Tar-Zaan's fortune, the Rokoff-Alexis duo throws Tar-Zaan overboard and the original gang coincidentally gets shipwrecked on the exact same coast of western equatorial Africa as before. Will Tar-Zaan, Jane and the crew make it out of their escapades alive? Will Rokoff and Alexis get their come-up? And who is the mysterious La, high priestess of Opar? Tune in to Freshly Squeezed Pulp's The Adventures of Tar-Zaan to find out!