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RISING STAR PODCAST

Conversations with Retail Technology Leaders

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Step into the future of market tech with the Rising Stars Podcast, a bi-weekly show covering emerging and innovative market trends and technology in the retail, cannabis, and hospitality space.

Join Brianna Moriarty, Partner Development Manager at Star Micronics, as she tackles eye-opening subject matter with some of the best minds in retail technology across the globe.

Always leading, always innovating, Star Micronics has been an industry pioneer in point-of-sale and customer experience technology for over 40 years. Let’s share our ideas and partner together as we head toward a bright future full of rising stars.

In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us for a discussion covering the rise of kiosks and self-service trends. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews Aaron Westphal, Director of Sales at Kiosk Group, an information technology company that creates innovative tablet kiosk hardware and software for a global client base. Together, Brianna and Aaron confront...
In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us for a discussion about the rare brick-and-mortar reseller storefront and how it can help build a successful business model. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews Debra Peters-Smith, CEO of Advanced Business Computing (ABC), an expert guide for highly personalized POS solutions and small business IT from start...
In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us for a discussion about the QR code takeover. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews Ben Harrison, Director of Marketing at Addmi, a leading point of sale company specializing in QR codes and contactless ordering for the hospitality industry. Together, Brianna and Ben discuss all things QR codes, mobile ordering,...
In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us for a discussion about surviving the current supply-chain crisis. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews Brenda McCurry, Vice President of Merchandising at ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale, barcode, physical security, video, voice, and data networking. Together, Brianna and Brenda...
In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us to learn about what retailers are doing to adjust to the after-effects of the COVID pandemic. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews Elliott Winskill, Head of Solutions at PMC, a merchant services provider (MSP) based in the UK. Together Brianna and Elliott discuss challenges that retailers are...
Today’s episode is a special one as host Brianna Moriarty chats with Mark Fraker, VP of Marketing at BlueStar. Mark discusses a myriad of topics including: his 22-year-long career journey at BlueStar; the many benefits the TEConnect Program offers ISVs including end-user demand generation, SaaS financing, and more; the importance of partnerships and proper pricing...
This week on the Rising Stars Podcast, host Brianna Moriarty sits down with Wayne Scarsella, EVP of Sports & Entertainment at Appetize (now a part of Spot On). Wayne chats about the recent Appetize/Spot On merger and how the two companies joining forces enables them to scale from two POS terminals at a coffee shop...
In this episode of the Rising Stars podcast, join us for a dive deep into the booming cannabis industry. Host Brianna Moriarty interviews John Bachanov, CEO of Appspensary, a dispensary POS e-commerce software he and his long-time best friend founded in March 2020. Together Brianna and John discuss challenges modern cannabis dispensaries are facing including...
In this episode of the Rising Stars Podcast, Star Micronics America’s Senior Product Integration Specialist, Guillermo Cubero, and Star Micronics Europe’s Software Development Manager, Lawrence Owen, discuss all things integration. From the history of Star’s SDKs for mobile devices and the importance of manufacturer-created POS SDKs to simplify the integration process, to the rise of...
In this week’s episode of the Rising Stars Podcast, join us as host Brianna Moriarty chats with Samsung’s Senior Manager of Business Development B2B Mobility for Retail, Joe Hasenzahl. Dive into topics such as how the line is blurring between the shopper and the associate in the retail space, and the importance of intuitive B2B...

About the Host:

Brianna Moriarty is the Partner Development Manager at Star Micronics where she works with channel-partners to grow their business and develop new markets. Brianna has a background in marketing and uses this to help VARs and ISVs to establish a go-to-market strategy and create co-marketing campaigns. She enjoys following the latest social media marketing trends and creating content for retailers and SMBs.

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