Episode 14: Purpose, Authenticity and Legacy with Meghan Stabler
In this episode of the Commerce Party podcast, Karen and Quentin are joined by Meghan Stabler, VP of Global Product Marketing and Communications at BigCommerce. Meghan shares her personal journey as a trans woman in tech, and how sometimes telling your truth means risking everything.
This year she was listed as #10 in the 2019 Global LGBT+ Executive Role Model list by Yahoo Finance.
Episode 13: What’s Cooking? with Miguel Balparda
Help us welcome Miguel Balparda, Senior Magento Developer at Nexcess. Quentin and Miguel discuss the global Magento community and what it means to be a Magento 2 Maintainer. Plus, Miguel shares some of his favorite things to cook at home and on the road.
Episode 12: From the Beginning with Genevieve Eddison
On this special episode of the Commerce Party podcast, we have the two powerhouse women of tech behind the success and madness that is ShipperHQ. Listen in as CEO Karen Baker and CTO Genevieve Eddison recap where it all started and some of the major decisions they’ve made along the way, both business and personal.
Episode 11: Gone to the Dogs with Brian Gibbs
This week we welcome perhaps the world’s first canine podcast guest host! And of course, Brian Gibbs, owner/founder of Refund Retriever. Quentin and Brian talk shipping, saving merchants money, and more shipping.
Listen now on iTunes, Spotify and Stitcher!
Episode 10: Avoiding Eye Contact with Aaron Sheehan
B2B eCommerce, mid-market, and dinosaurs. Our special guest this episode is none other than Aaron Sheehan, Commerce Director at Weidenhammer. Aaron and Quentin discuss Magento 1 end of life, why companies should automate and more.
Episode 9: Karen’s Retiring…
On this episode we cover Karen’s retirement from… We also do a recap on MMNY, MageX & CodeCommerce. Tune in for some insightful information and a random story or two. Or lets be honest, 6.
Episode 8: Pull up a Chair with TJ Gamble
This episode we’re talking with the master eCommerce podcaster himself – TJ Gamble, CEO of Jamerson. Quentin and TJ talk different eCommerce platforms, the way of eCommerce moving forward, and working on NSFW websites.
Episode 7: For the Community with Manish Mittal
Take a listen as we catch up with Manish Mittal, Magento Sr Lead with SP eCommerce, at Meet Magento Singapore. Karen and Manish discuss the Magento community, the growing eCommerce opportunity in Asia, and where to find the best vegetarian curry in Singapore.
Episode 6: Behind the Curtain with Ben Marks
This episode we welcome Magento Evangelist Ben Marks for an open conversation on the Magento Ecosystem. Karen asks all the tough questions, like where Magento is headed, the purpose of the Magento Association, changes to the community and more.
Episode 5: What Happens in NOLA
Karen and Quentin are back at it! This week they recap an impromptu trip to NOLA, discuss event sponsorships and the value of a small company, and share some candid thoughts on the Magento Association.
Episode 4: The Secret Ingredient with Lauren Cevallos
Say hello to our first merchant guest on the podcast, Lauren Cevallos of Lammes Candies! Lauren and Quentin take a look inside how Lammes made the transition from a historic Austin candy company to a modern eCommerce business, while maintaining tradition and a family feel with customers.
Episode 3: Getting Technical with Joel Hart
On this episode we welcome Joel Hart, CEO and Founder of Mediotype. Joel and Karen share their experiences on transitioning from engineer to boss, managing that balance of business and family, plus their take on what is up with Magento and Adobe.
Episode 2: Late to the Party with Erin Kissling
We are excited to welcome Erin Kissling as our very first guest in this new era of Commerce Party. Karen and Erin discuss partnerships in the Magento community, Erin’s professional background, and address the age old question, does size matter?
Episode 1: Starting Up
The Commerce Party Podcast is back and better than ever! Karen and Quentin kickoff our inaugural episode with some thoughts on IRCE, the eCommerce community, and more. Plus, Quentin tries on a couple new accents.