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SoundCloud: My short interviews w/ fab folks

Short interviews I do via SoundCloud, the audio service. See dozens more in the full series of "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" conversations at http://soundcloud.com/sree

"Taking the legacy viral" - that's what Anant Goenka says his job is as he builds on the legacy of a crusading newspaper that's been around since 1931. Goenka is head of new for Indian Express, one of India's most important newspapers. In this conversation, recorded in the Apollo Lounge of Mumbai's legendary Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, we discuss the country's dynamic newspaper scene, the state of digital media and much more. Check out Anant's Twitter feed at @AnantGoenka

Greg Galant is co-founder of MuckRack, a startup that bills itself as "the destination for journalists on Twitter and social media" (think of it as a LinkedIn for journalists - more than 10,000 journalists are already on it). He shares his thoughts on how journalists and PR folks can better use MuckRack - and some tips on how getting attention to a startup like his. He is also co-founder of the ShortyAwards (which I help judge), though we don't talk about that here.

Natalia Gomez, former community manager of El Tiempo, the biggest newspaper in Colombia, is visiting NYC from Bogota. After one of my late social media classes on Nov 15, 2012, we walked together down Broadway and talked about social media. She shared her thoughts about Twitter, about how social media is used in Colombia (including a mayor who breaks news at 4 a.m.) and El Tiempo crossing the million-follower milestone last week. Check out Natalia's Twitter feed at @NataliaGoCa

Hien Dao has recently moved back to Vietnam after 15 years abroad, earning Master's degrees from Columbia Journalism School and Harvard's Kennedy School and working at such big media outlets as the AP and Bloomberg. While she works at GoldenPathGuide.com, a company that helps Vietnamese students get into American colleges, she is getting ready to launch a major online learning platform in Vietnam. soundcloud.com/...

David Gerlach, founder of Blank on Blank talks about his startup, Blank on Blank ("Lost interviews reborn").

Sagi Schliesser is co-founder of TabTale, an Israeli company that makes interactive e-books, games and educational apps for children. He shares his thoughts on the apps business - including how TabTale hit 20 million downloads - entrepreneurship and the Israeli startup scene.

Matt Ball (@ThisIsMattBall) of MSN UK talks about coordinating Olympics coverage. From my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - interesting conversations with people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Alexandra Hazlett (@AHazlett), freelance writer, shares her top tips on freelancing. From my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - interesting conversations with people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Brian Maso, @BMaso, founder of Hashtracking, a new, useful analytics tool for Twitter. Part of my series, "5xSree: 5 Minutes with Sree" - conversation with people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Aaron Rudenstine, co-founder of CityMaps, a NYC startup, talks about his company and shares tips for entrepreneurs. Part of my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - conversations with people I meet. Made with SoundCloud app on iPhone 4S. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Claire Wardle (@cward1e) is a journalism and social media expert who designed the social media training program me for 3,000 staffers of the BBC. Recently, she joined Mark Little (@MarkLittleNews) and David Clinch (@DavidClinchNews) at their startup, Storyful. She explains what Storyful is; why she made the move and shares advice for anyone thinking of joining a startup. Part of my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - conversations w/ people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Rohit Bhargava, who ran the world's largest social team, is author of "Likeonomics." Here he shares his tips about what's working - and what's not - on social media. Part of my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - conversations w/ people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree

Jeff Fluhr is CEO and founder of Spreecast (and former creator of StubHub). Here he shares his tips about his new startup and what he's learned about entrepreneurship. Part of my series, "5xSree: 5 minutes with Sree" - conversations w/ people I meet. See full list at soundcloud.com/sree