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Recession-Proof: Closing the books on Season 2

In the final episode of season two of the Recession-Proof podcast, Alex Song and Kimia Hamidi discuss the most impactful insights from previous episodes with Sam Malli...

Ken Suchoski on macro, inflation and what your management team should be doing right now

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Alex Song is joined by Ken Suchoski, Equity Research Analyst at Autonomous Research. They discuss the impact of inflation, how paym...

What Kelly Battles believes all economic downturns have in common

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Alex Song is joined by Kelly Battles, Board Member and Audit Committee Chair for DataStax, Arista Networks, Genesys, Alpha Medical,...

Liz Christo of Stage 2 Capital shares how your go-to-market strategy should shift during a recession

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Kimia Hamidi is joined by Liz Christo, Partner and GTM Advisor at Stage 2 Capital. They discuss effective go-to-market strategies b...

How Keith Masuda of Modern Treasury is spending during the downturn

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Keith Masuda, VP of Finance at Modern Treasury, joins Alex Song to share his expertise and perspective on managing the financial op...

Anup Singh on how to think about IPOs and M&As during a downturn

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Alex Song is joined by Anul Singh, Chief Financial Officer at Illumio. They discuss winning practices to manage your business effic...

Hard lessons Dan Chen of Deltec has learned from working through three recessions

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Dan Chen, CFO at Deltec, joins Alex Song to share what he’s learned from his experiences during the dot-com crash, as well as the g...

Why Geoffrey Woo of Anti Fund is telling startups to stick to the fundamentals

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Geoffrey Woo, Co-founder and Partner of Anti Fund Investment Fund, joins us today to share business fundamentals every entrepreneur...

How to recession-proof your marketing with Sam Mallikarjunan of OneScreen.ai

In this episode of Recession-Proof, Alex Song is joined by Sam Mallikarjunan, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of OneScreen.ai. They discuss the power of out-of-...

Welcome to Recession-Proof

Recession-Proof co-hosts Kimia Hamidi, Head of Savings at Ramp and Alex Song, VP of Finance & Capital Markets, join us today to discuss how to save cash, control expen...

FinOps Today: Closing the Books on Season 1

We're taking a look back at the best advice our guests had to share in Season 1 for scaling your finance team. Listen to hear practical advice from finance leaders on ...

How Joe Garafalo is reimagining today’s finance tech stack

Ramp’s Head of Finance and Capital Markets, Alex Song, speaks with Mosaic co-founder Joe Garafalo about the evolution of the modern finance stack.

Why Aron Susman of Ro believes failure is the key to startup success

How Aron Susman of Ro is building a team that prizes empathy and vulnerability over perfection, the importance of clear communication around complex financial topics, ...

How Mary Liu of Applied Intuition is betting on the future of in-office work

How Mary Liu of Applied Intuition is betting on the future of in-office work, why she doesn't believe in waiting until you need cash to fundraise, and what she believe...

How Josh Reeves is navigating supply chain snarls and inflation to help Walther Farms achieve finance-led growth

How Josh Reeves of Walther Farms has buoyed his business against supply chain issues and reconfigured his inventory process amidst inflation and global events.

How Patti Kangwankij of Stripe successfully made the leap from investment banking to a SaaS rocketship

In this episode, Alex speaks with Patti Kangwankij, Head of Payments Finance and Strategy at Stripe, about her move from investment banking to the fast-paced world of ...

How Artem Mashkov of SwagUp is investing in FinOps for a competitive edge

In this episode, Alex speaks with Artem Mashkov, CFO of SwagUp, about his thoughts on remote work, how his finance team is structured, and why he views FinOps as a pow...

How Tom Egan of DivvyHomes focused on FinOps to achieve high-velocity growth

In this episode, Alex speaks with Tom Egan, CFO and Head of Capital Markets at DivvyHomes, about how Tom built out his finance team, how it operates today, and how his...

How Scott Orn of Kruze prioritized his own systems to better serve clients

In this episode, Alex speaks with Scott Orn, COO of Kruze Consulting, about the most important skill for a founder to have, why you should always prioritize your own s...

How Patrick Corker of Circle grew his team during a pandemic

In this episode, Alex speaks with Patrick Corker, SVP of Finance at Circle, about how he grew his team during a pandemic and Circle's upcoming strategic initiatives.

How Jonah Remz of Capchase is scaling his team and expanding internationally

In this episode, Alex speaks with Jonah Remz, Head of Finance at Capchase, about how he's scaling his team and expanding internationally, tools that help power his Fin...

How Jeannie De Guzman of 1Password is building her team's finance automation roadmap

In this episode, Alex speaks with Jeannie De Guzman, CFO of 1Password, about bootstrapping as young companies, important qualities to look for in your first hires, why...

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Coming soon: FinOps Today, the new podcast from Ramp, where you’ll get insights from some of the most innovative finance leaders around.

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