The Bottom Line Archive

How to Get People to Eat Bugs, and Like It

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 14, 2017) – How do you launch a sustainable food revolution? Perhaps it requires a good

She Tech Explorer Days

The Bottom Line (Air Date: February 24, 2017) – Sara Dansie Jones joined Doug Wells recently to chat about the upcoming She

The Shortcomings of the Sharing Economy – an Interview with Steven Hill

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 24, 2017) – Millions of Americans love using Uber, Lyft, Taskrabbit, Airbnb, Upwork and many other

The Rise and Fall, Then Rise Again of Sportsman’s Warehouse

The Bottom Line (Original Air Date: July 15, 2014) – Stuart Utgaard is the former CEO of Sportsman’s Warehouse.  Utgaard originally purchased

Energizing Students with STEM through Tiny Satellites

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 10, 2017) –Today’s satellites are smaller, more powerful, and cheaper than ever before. They’re also even

Solving Our Plastics Problem, While Profiting

The Bottom Line (Air Date: January 3, 2017) – Plastic waste is a massive problem globally. It’s over-filling our landfills and littering

Hungry? Meet Hello Eats

The Bottom Line (Air Date: December 27, 2016) – Gabe Gundersen believes he has a better meal-ordering platform for hungry restaurant patrons,

Smoothing the Mortgage Lending Process

The Bottom Line (Air Date: December 20, 2016) – Matt Hansen has always loved to build things. In 2010 after he developed

How Utah Draws Companies to the State

The Bottom Line (Air Date: December 6, 2016) – Utah has worked hard in recent years to diversify its economy and attract

Keeping Flying J Aloft – Crystal Call Maggelet, CEO of FJ Management

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 30, 2016) – In the early 2000s, Flying J was one of the nation’s largest and

Advancing Sustainability Culture in the Workplace – Bill Wilson, Sustain3

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 22, 2016) –Sustainability for a business has to be more than solar panels and office recycling.

Startup Santa: Addressing Early Childhood Literacy – Clint Betts, Beehive Startups

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 15, 2016) – Host Doug Wells recently spoke with Clint Betts, founder and editor-in-chief of Beehive

Making Robots Plow, Protect, Dig, and Clean – Mel Torrie, President and CEO of Autonomous Solutions

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 8, 2016) – The dawning age of driver-less cars are much-discussed as of late. But what’s

Interview with Utah’s Governor, Gary Herbert

The Bottom Line (Air Date: November 1, 2016) – Republican Gary Herbert has already served as Utah’s Governor for 7 years, and

Contact Sport: CEO, Brian Bethers on the Battled Rise of 1-800 Contacts

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 18, 2016) –When two idealistic entrepreneurs – John F. Nichols and Johnathan C. Coon – launched

Interview with Mike Weinholtz, Democratic Candidate for Utah Governor

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 11, 2016) – Mike Weinholtz believes he has better ideas and better policy solutions to help

From Headphones to Wood-Fired Grills: Jeremy Andrus, CEO of Traeger Grills

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 4, 2016) – Before Jeremy Andrus discovered Traeger Wood Pellet Grills through a search fund, he

Bryan Brandenburg – Artist, Game Designer, and Co-founder of Salt Lake Comic Con

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 27, 2016) –Few events have suddenly turned so wildly popular – and profitable – as Salt

The Bottom Line: Serial Entrepreneur, Paul Zane Pilzer, Part 1

The Bottom Line (Original air Date: August 5, 2014) – This is the first half of a two-part interview with Paul Zane

The Bottom Line: Steering a Supermarket Giant – Victor Lund, former CEO of American Stores Company

The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: March 22, 2016) By the late 1980s American Stores was the largest drug-store retailer in

The Bottom Line: A Better Heavy Equipment Tracker – Alain Eav, RoviTracker

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — RoviTracker is a rental management software to help companies that use heavy equipment rent and track their

The Bottom Line: Tracking Your Utilities in Real-time – Sumner Douglas, Vutiliti

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Vutiliti is an application that will provide people with real-time analytics and data about their use of

The Bottom Line: Personalizing How We Teach & Learn – Jeffrey Katzman, Core Learning Exchange

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Core Learning Exchange CEO and Founder Jeffrey Katzman says current platforms used in most K-12 education are

The Bottom Line: Learning Chinese By Pictures – Lukas Lohove, Zizzle

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Lukas Lohove has created a application called Zizzle to help Mandarin Chinese language learners more effectively learn

The Bottom Line: Helping You Journal – Nick Jones, JRNL

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — JRNL is an application to help people get in the habit of journal writing and recording their

The Bottom Line: Getting Your Data Together – Mike Van Thiel, Known Factors

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Known Factors is an analytics, cloud-based program designed to help mid-tier companies to manage all of their

The Bottom Line: Streamlining The Sales Process – Joe Lowry, Salesbridge

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Research shows that a quality personal interaction and a quick follow-up are key to closing a sale.

The Bottom Line: Learning By Gaming – Clancy Marshall, Cleverywhere

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Clancy Marshall, CEO of Cleverywhere, says declining test scores on standardized tests and general disinterest in school

The Bottom Line: Empowering Mom-and-Pop Grocers – Matt Garner, ShopHero

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — ShopHero is a new company that offers an online service for local independent grocers to compete with

The Bottom Line: Killing Blackboard – Josh Coates, CEO of Instructure

The Bottom Line – (Original air date: 7/28/2015): Whether you are a 3rd grader or a college Freshman, the classroom is increasingly