Jan 11, 2024 | 12 min read

Top 10 Podcasts of 2023

Top 10 Podcasts of 2023

The "Digital Thread" has been named one of the best digital transformation podcasts.


Explore Industrial Impact with Momenta's Digital Thread podcast. Hosted by Ken Forster, founder of Momenta, we feature the innovators and companies shaping the digital transformation of core industries worldwide. Whether industry leaders, government officials, innovators, and investors, they share personal histories, leadership experiences, predictions, and topics around next-gen technologies, all in bi-weekly, 30-minute episodes.

Here are the top ten episodes of 2023!



2023 Top 10 List (highest listener count):



Fleet TelematicsNeil Cawse, the founder and CEO of Geotab, the global leader in IoT and connected transportation, goes into detail about how his prior startup experiences led to him founding one of America's fastest-growing companies in 2022. In addition to this, Neil talks about how Fleet Telematics helps customers achieve their ESG goals and more.




Cloudification of OT I Michael Risse, former Chief Strategy Officer of Seeq, the first application dedicated to processing data analytics, discusses the "cloudification" of OT. He talks about the origin of Seeq and his position as a founding partner and provides insights into industrial analytics and what to expect in the industry.



Top_Ten_23_200Payback Time I  Andrew Obin, a Senior Multi-Industry Analyst at BofA Securities Equity Research. The focus of this episode lies on Andrew's Digital Machinations: Payback Time report and explores the five key trends that were identified. 




Industrial Data Marcel van Helten, President of Red Lion Controls, the company’s technologies enable customers worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives enhanced productivity. He dives into his past career experiences in industrial control learning and how those set him up to be successful in his current role. In addition to this, Marcel provides insights into industrial data, opportunities, and predictions for the industry.




Manufacturing at MIT I  Professor John Hart holds the esteemed position of Professor and Department Head of Mechanical Engineering at MIT and is the Founder and Director of the MIT Center for Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies (APT). In this episode, John discusses additive manufacturing, digital production technologies, and the future of manufacturing.



Top_Ten_23_204Disciplined Entrepreneurship I Bill Aulet, Managing Director, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, and Ethernet Inventors Professor of the Practice, MIT Sloan School of Management, discusses his early career experiences and how they led him to write Disciplined Entrepreneurship, which has sold over 250,000 copies and has been translated into more than 20 languages.




Industrial Powerhouse I Jessica Poliner, President and CEO of Relayr, the Industrial IoT Powerhouse, outlines how her career path changed from corporate counsel to CEO and how these experiences have prepared her for a successful career. Jessica also explores some of Relay's use cases and notable wins to give insights into the company and talks about her work as a speaker on gender parity and unconscious bias.




Wireless Transformation I Alistair Fulton, former SVP and General Manager of LoRa Wireless and Consumer Sensing at Semtech, discusses his background of over 20 years in the field of the Internet of Things. Alistair provides invaluable insights on LoRa and what makes it special, and he discusses the biggest opportunities for LoRa moving forward.




Digital Energy I Julio Mestroni, former Chief Commercial Officer – Power Digital, GE Digital dives into how Remote Asset Management, Resilience, and Renewables are driving future businesses and outlines key trends and disruptions in global energy.  Also, find out how Julio has gained a reputation as a trusted advisor in the industry.




Hyper-Scaler I Praveen Rao, Global Head for Industrial IoT and Analytics in the Worldwide Specialist Organization (WWSO) at A*S, discusses his key learnings during his early career and how they prepared him for multiple influential roles. Praveen provides insights into A*S and explains the decision to roll out Monitron, a full-stack A*S-branded predictive maintenance solution.



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