Dallas Software Podcast

Hosted by Greg Head

Tune into the Dallas Software Podcast for weekly interviews with savvy Dallas software and SaaS leaders–funded CEOs, startup founders, industry experts, active investors, and local tech leaders.

The Episodes

Software Founder Interviews

#17: Raution Jaiswal, CEO of InsuredMine

Raution Jaiswal is the CEO and co-founder of InsuredMine, a fast-growing software company based in Plano, Texas. Raution worked in management roles at large financial institutions before moving to Dallas in 2015 to become a Director of M&A for CBRE, a leading commercial real estate services company. He discovered a problem experienced by small insurance […]

#16: Sam Knight, Co-founder and President, BOLT Software

Sam Knight was president and co-founder of BOLT Software, a project management and scheduling software for the construction trades that build residential homes. Sam moved to Dallas with his family in his teens and attended Texas A&M for several years before venturing out to the working world to feed his entrepreneurial passions. Sam helped lead […]

#15: Chris Kern, Managing Director of Windstream Partners

Selling Your Software Company for Under $50M Chris Kern is an expert independent advisor who has helped over 150 growing tech companies get financing, obtain investment, or sell their companies. He is Managing Director of Windstream Partners where he advises startup and early-stage tech business owners in selling their companies for under $50M. Chris got his […]

#14: Mike Stacy, CEO of ID90 Travel

Mike Stacy has been CEO of ID90 Travel since 2011. Mike has a long history leading and growing online travel businesses, including Travelocity, CheapTickets.com, Groopie.com, and others. Mike is originally from Michigan. He and his family have lived in the Dallas area for over 10 years. ID90 Travel is the leading travel booking app for […]

#13: Stan Golubchik, CEO of ContraForce

Stan Golubchik is CEO and co-founder of ContraForce, a cybersecurity software startup based in McKinney. Stan grew up in Dallas but he was born in Uzbekistan in the former Soviet Union. His family moved to Dallas as religious refugees when Stan was two years old. Stan is a graduate of UT Dallas and has been […]

#12: Wale Mafolasire, Founder and CEO of Givelify

 Wale Mafolasire (pronounced Wall-AY Mafo-LAH-shee-ray) is the founder and CEO of Givelify, the most popular online giving platform and mobile donation app. Wale grew up in Nigeria before coming to Georgia to study computer science at Columbus State University. Wale started Givelify in 2013 with his co-founders after experiencing the difficulties of making donations […]

#11: Will Robinson, CEO of Encapture

Will Robinson is the CEO of fast-growing Encapture, a 20-year old document management services company that made the shift to a SaaS product company in 2019 with additional investment funding. Will is a Dallas native who spent time in banking and private equity as a financial professional before starting in the software business and then […]

#10: Bo Sijuade, CEO and Co-founder of On Touch Go

 Bo Sijuade is CEO and co-founder of On Touch Go, a mobile advertising platform based in the Dallas area. Bo grew up in North Dallas with parents who immigrated from Nigeria to lead major technology projects in large healthcare companies. Bo started On Touch Go in 2019 with two other co-founders who are also […]

#9: Chuck Gibbs, Founder of ChildcareCRM

Chuck Gibbs is the founder and chairman of ChildcareCRM, one of the leading global software providers that serves the childcare industry. Chuck is a serial founder of industry-focused software companies, including software businesses for the oil and gas industry. Chuck started ChildcareCRM in 2010 and is now chairman after bringing in experienced SaaS CEO Matt […]

#8: Co-Founders Danny Martin and Rose Johnson of Esposure

CEO Danny Martin and CTO Rose Johnson are co-founders of fast-growing Esposure, based in Desoto in the Dallas area. What’s more, entrepreneurial Danny is Rose’s son This son-mom team has been leading their software and services business in the exciting esports industry. Esposure started as an esports production business that now has a new software […]

#7: Maan Hamdan, CEO of HEXA Global Ventures

Maan Hamdan is the founder and CEO of Hexa Global Ventures in Richardson, Texas. Maan was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and came to the US to study at the University of Texas in Austin. After working for two large technology companies in Dallas, Maan started his entrepreneurial journey, founding the HR software company HRSmart and […]

#6: Shaun Simon, Founder and CEO of ServiceGanja

Shaun Simon is the founder and CEO of ServiceGanja, a fast-growing SaaS startup based in Dallas. Shaun started ServiceGanja in March 2020 after working at several tech startups in sales.  Shaun is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma. ServiceGanja is a software platform for cannabis dispensaries to manage their retail operations with an all-in-one platform that includes […]