The Reboot Chronicles with Dean DeBiase

The Reboot Chronicles with Dean DeBiase

The Reboot Chronicles is a no-holds-barred podcast that has been bringing together CEOs, entrepreneurs, authors, speakers and global leaders for over a decade. Listen in wherever you get your podcasts, for inspiration on how people have rebooted themselves -and- through behind-the-scenes stories about their organization, how they are rebooting competitiveness, growth, innovation, technology, talent, culture, governance...and more.


September 7, 2023 31 mins

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is all the rage in business and social circles—but its meaning and capabilities are often misunderstood.  Some people think about the movie I, Robot, and how AI Robots will turn against humanity, while others think of Chat GPT and how it can help them through their school assignments. One company, Turing, is rebooting the meaning of AI as a tool to transform your business—one engineer at a time. I invi...

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Travel is often described as painful. You’ve been there—from overcrowded terminals to late, overbooked and canceled flights—travel experiences can often make or break your day. Luckily, there are hacks that can help you get through the grinding terminal experience—from reimagined restaurants and bars to spa services and even TV’s. One company, ReachTV, is rebooting travel media, with captivating entertainment for business and consu...

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Ever wondered how a company can pivot from a mere analyst tool to a global enterprise-grade platform? Harnessing the power of AI doesn't hurt—and that’s precisely what Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX) did.

The company has rebooted itself into a low-code/no-code cloud, with hundreds of thousands of community members tapping into an analytics platform that quickly turns massive data into breakthrough insights.

From harnessing the power...

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In a new age of cybercrime, online theft is far surpassing home thefts, and protecting yourself, your family, and your friends is harder than ever—and it is about to get worse—especially for kids.

I invited Hari Ravichandran to The Rebook Chronicles, the founder and CEO of Aura, an intelligent, proactive platform that protects online identities, accounts and devices to remain safe, private and protected. We also unpacked his new bo...

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UKG is a global provider of HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions and one of the largest private software companies in the world. Famous for its workplace culture, this award-winning company is consistently ranked as one of the best places to work by its 15,000 employees, who serve over 75,000 organizations with 120 currencies in 160 countries.

Following a massive merger of two equals, UKG’s new CEO, Chris Todd, has reboo...

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AI personalization platforms—like Revieve—are transforming consumer Healthy, Beauty and Wellness journeys, by partnering with brands and retailers to help consumers reboot their discovery, purchasing and relationship complexities at scale. On the heals of a very popular episode with Ron Gee, President and CEO of Shiseido Americas, who has been leading a dynamic reboot of both that company and himself, we take a look at where the i...

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Shiseido was Japan’s first Western style pharmacy, founded 150 years ago in 1872, that has transformed itself into a global beauty giant operating in 120 countries and regions, with 39,000 employees that generated $8 billion in revenue last year.

At the helm of Shiseido Americas is Ron Gee. As President and CEO of Shiseido Americas he has been leading a dynamic reboot of both the company and himself. With a Chemical Engineer deg...

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The auto industry has had its share of problems over the last decade and needs yet another reboot. During that time, Inc., (NASDAQ:PRTS) has become a force to reckon with, when it comes to parts and accessories. They’ve grown to become one of the leading e-commerce providers of auto industry after-market parts—and a one-stop shop for vehicle repair and maintenance needs. With 1500 employees and revenue over $660 millio...

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Raoul Pal, “looks at the real world picture and sees how it’s playing out and tries to place bets accordingly.” Co-founder of RealVision, Exponential Age Asset Management, Global Macro Investor, and Science Magic Studios, he has a different take on the state of the financial industry and how you can play in it to win.

Raoul joined me for an episode of The Reboot Chronicles, to explore investor optionality in the roaring 20’s—from c...

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Like many of you, I was an early reader of Entrepreneur Magazine. First published in 1976, it has been a go-to source for small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs for decades—and is now read by millions of people around the world. The groups thoughtful and talented Editor in Chief, Jason Feifer, has been rebooting Entrepreneur into a broader platform, while hosting two podcasts—Problem Solvers and Help Wanted—and writing a new b...

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As tax season hits its peak, and Intuit’s (NASDAQ:INTU) 100 million customers scramble to meet deadlines across the globe, the company is rebooting itself to leverage technologies that will make it easier.

After a Core Reboot was initiated four years ago, they began to focus on building the next-generation AI enabled capabilities—transitioning from customers doing most of the work to an AI generative platform that does work for cus...

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On the heels of the pivotal collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), I recently talked with Henrique Dubugras, the Cofounder and Co-CEO of Brex, an integrated corporate card and spend management software company that has raised $1.5B in capital. 

 As companies frantically exited their SVB accounts at a record pace, in one of the world’s largest bank runs, Brex moved quickly to attract and support startups by fast tracking a...

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America’s largest Black-owned enterprise and one of the world's largest private companies, World Wide Technology(WWT) has grown from a small product reseller into a top global technology solutions provider.

Under the leadership of Co-founder and CEO Jim Kavanaugh, and Founder and Chairman, David Steward, this Missouri based company has experienced several reboots over the years.  Today WWT has over 55 locations across the glob...

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How would you like the pope to be your mentor? Imagine applying to be in the Swiss Guard and landing a gig as Pope John Paul II's Bodyguard. That’s what happened to Andreas Widmer when he was a teenager.  Today, as the founder and director of the Art & Carlyse Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship, at The Catholic University of America’s Busch School of Business, he aims to promote a new kind of entrepreneur—one fo...

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When Lieutenant Colonel Scott Mann retired as a U.S Army Green Beret, he did all the “right things”, until one day he took his 45 caliber pistol into his bedroom closet—with no intent of coming out alive.  

Dark times for sure. In his nearly two decades of Special Forces experiences, Scott’s military journey took him to Colombia, Peru, Iraq, Ecuador, Panama and multiple tours to Afghanistan. Today Scott has completely rebooted...

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When you mention GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY), most people instinctually say, ‘that’s where I got my website URL'. As a pioneer during the early stages of the Internet, GoDaddy quickly became the go-to domain provider as the world rushed to name and claim their stake on the web.  

Today—with over 9000 people who deliver $4 billion in annual revenue—this broad-based web enablement company provides the world’s entrepreneurs and SMB’...

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Almost 80% of Americans live within 5 miles of a Walgreens.

Founder Charles R. Walgreen Sr. established the brand in 1901 as a single location pharmacy in Chicago, which grew into an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retailer—which filled approximately 820 million prescriptions and immunizations in the US last year alone.

Now part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, the largest retail, health, pharmacy and daily living destination acros...

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Over 1.5 billion people observe and celebrate Lunar New Year—symbolic of prosperous times, warding off evil spirits, and sharing meals with loved ones. Red lanterns for Chinese New Year, lighting of firecrackers, and spreading joy with culinary abundance, are all traditions that span thousands of years throughout Asia—from China and Vietnam to Korea and Thailand.  

 Newly rebooted P.F.Chang’s is honoring its roots in Asia...

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Social media has deteriorated—especially for women—and the media oligopolists love it. These media landlords—better known as Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter, Google and Apple—have taken control of most everything we do, say, share, post and buy online—and they are not very excited about the future of Web3. Why? Because the promise of Web3 flips the ownership model, the money and the power back to, well, we the ...

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An entrepreneur and global CEO, Dee Robinson is civic leader and board member of non profit organizations and corporations, including Moving from the corporate world, to restaurants, to retail, Dee unpacks her entrepreneurial journey on this episode of The Reboot Chronicles, with stories on following her dream, deploying the power of AND—as well as facing down fear and naysayers that were holding her back.

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