Meet Nick Marcarelli: The New Host of Application Modernization


In this special episode, we introduce Nick Marcarelli, Vice President at Shadow-Soft, LLC, as the new primary host of the show.

Nick shares:

  • Why he was passionate about continuing the show
  • Who he hopes to reach with the podcast
  • What topics the show will cover

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You are listening to applicationmodernization, a show that spotlights the forward thinking, leaders of highgros software companies from scaling applications and accelerating time tomarket, to avoiding expensive license and costs. We discuss how you caninnovate with new technology and forward thinking processes and savesome cash in the process. Let's get into it hello and welcome back to applicationmodernization. I'm jordan, alfred the producer of the show today, i'm here tointroduce you all to vp, o shadow, soft and new primary host of the show nickmarker elli nick thanks for joining me. How's it going today going great todayexcited to be here. Awesome awesome, it's so great to have you here today,mit for those of you that mostly know you through work. What is somethingthat you're passionate about that? They may be surprised to learn about there'sa couple things that passionate about i'm. The big sports fan really love thenba and pro football so always rating...

...for tom brady, whatever team he's onthese days, so that's always great, and i also really love cooking so likehaving a bunch of people over and just making great meals and drinking greatbeer and wine and having a good time of people. Yes, yes, well, to give ouraudience a bit more context. What you all didn't know is that ross has movedon to a new and exciting role. Thankfully nick you stepped in andvolunteered as tribute it's great to have you here as the new primary hostof the show so nick. Clearly, you felt passionately about keeping this showalive and as a busy vp of shadow soft. Why did you feel that it was soimportant to continue ongoing production of this show? Now it's agreat question. I think the important thing about this particularshow is that it's telling the story of our customers- and you know being intechnology for so many years. The thing that we're always trying toget to is what drives our customers to...

...make decisions what's important to them.So i thought it was really interesting to have you know these leaders in thetechnology side of an organization come on and tell the story of why they'remaking certain investments why they're focused on modernizing applications andhow that affects their business, and i think we can all learn quite a bit fromthat awesome, awesome, and so will you still be focusing on that same targetaudience? Then absolutely we want to continue to focus on companies that aredriving innovation through modernizing applications getting to their customersfaster building for speed and scale. Those are really the things that drivedecision, making an it that eventually leads to a more profitable business fora customers awesome, and who do you expect to benefit from this experience?You know anyone in addition to your current loyal following. Hopefully wewill have people that consume the show and apply that to what they're doingday today, with their responsibilities... their organization, we're reallytrying to become a resource for what's leading in industry and how thosestories and successors, or maybe even failures. You know trying to do newthings can be a benefit to the greater industry. That is awesome so nick justas a refresher. What can listeners expect to hear when they listen to eachepisode? So our goal is to provide the listeners with great stories ofprojects from these aversion software companies that focus on speed, scaleand savings, and those three things tend to be the driving force arounddecision making for it in the business. So we will continue to focus on thoseitems in highlight the different ways that these organizations achieve one orall of those goals. So nick, how can listeners connect withyou in case? They have ideas for episode, topics or guess that theywould like for you to feature on the... You know one way they could dothat is they could go to our website at shadoof and connect with us on ourcontact page and give us any ideas they might have for topics they'd love tohear or people they think might be interesting to come on the podcast. Youcan also get to us on twitter and facebook and instagram all those thingsall the social outlets were out there well well, nick. It has been amazing tohave you here, i'm so excited to continue our partnership and tocontinue watching this show grow. I think there's so much that we can learnby looking at the world of it through the eyes of a vp in closing nick. Whatis the single best piece of advice that you'd like to share with our audiencetoday? You know i'd like the audience to really take away that we're bringingthese stories to them so that they can apply these stories to what they'redoing every day in their organization and at times i think, there's notenough content around the great successes of these organizations in themarket place, and we want to give...

...people a front cy view into how they can apply those storiestowards the efforts that they're really trying to accomplish in their ownorganization. That is so wonderful. Well, this wraps it up for our new hostintroduction episode. Thank you so much for joining me today and to ouraudience, make sure that you come back and tune into many more episodes ofapplication. Modernization, application modernization is sponsoredby red hat, the world's leading provider of enterprise, open sourcesolutions, including high performing linux cloud container and cuban ttestechnologies. Thanks for listening to application,modernization, a podcast for high growth software companies, don't forgetto subscribe to the show on your favorite podcast player. So you nevermiss an episode and if you use apple podcast, do us a favor and leave aquick rating by tapping the stars join... on the next episode to learn moreabout modernizing your infrastructure and applications for growth until nexttime. I.

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