One of 8 Billion

One of 8 Billion: A podcast about all of us.

Jeff Eaton: Creating Sense from Complexity

Jeff Eaton has always been driven to find order in the complex, whether he was teaching himself programming skills or re-evaluating his relationship with faith and religion. Now, as Partner at Autogram, he’s helping large companies make sense of their digital worlds.
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Sven Sundgaard: Changing Our Relationship with Planet Earth

Even as a kid, Sven Sundgaard was driven by curiosity. He noticed snow levels were declining in Minnesota and he wondered why. His curiosity led him to become a meteorologist and to dedicate himself to educating people about the need to live in harmony with the planet.
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Lindsi Gish: Putting Meaning at the Center of Work and Life

For Lindsi Gish, the key to success is unlocking potential. Whether it’s creating moments of joy with her son, or helping shine light on the work of a non-profit through her agency, gish&co., Lindsi is focused on doing her part to make a difference in the world every day.
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Lars Leafblad: The Power and Purpose of Connection

Long before he co-founded his executive search firm, Ballinger | Leafblad, Lars Leafblad had a passion for connection. From organizing a college alumni network to founding PollenMidwest, Lars has provided a guiding hand, bringing people together to make a difference in the world.
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Wil Reynolds: Building a Business and Leaving a Legacy

For Wil Reynolds, success in business is about more than numbers. He wants to make a lasting impact. Through his company, Seer Interactive, and his work in the community, he tries to lift others up and create a future that will be brighter for generations to come.
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Kristen Womack: Finding Connection and Meaning in the Journey

For Kristen Womack, the journey to Microsoft started with a simple question, “Should we go east or west?” The answer took a post-high school Kristen to Portland, Oregon where she got her first chance to work with computers and where she was inspired to continue her education.
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Will Steger: Polar Explorer, Educator, Environmental Warrior

From his early days climbing trees in his backyard to his pioneering work as a polar explorer, Will Steger discusses the path that led him to be a leader in the battle to save our planet.
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Ivan Stegic: Formula for an Episode

To mark the first episode of the rebranded podcast, ONE OF 8 BILLION, host Ivan Stegic tells his own origin story, how he found his way from South Africa to Minneapolis, and how he views his place in the Universe as both unique and connected to the rest of the world.
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