Big Ideas With Mesh!

Big Ideas With Mesh!

The podcast dedicated to interviewing dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo. We'll be delving into their story, their dreams, & ultimately their vision for the future.

Recent Episodes

In our final episode, I finish the season with some musings, thoughts, and reflections on the 29 episodes I have recorded for the show, and take stock of this strange year we call 2020. The podcast has been a fantastic experience in a year of ups and downs, challenges and hurdles. This shorter episode is my little take on the year, and to wrap up before season 3 launches in February 2021.

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In our fourteenth episode of the new season, I catch up with Toby Allen, a serial entrepreneur who is currently the Chief Product Officer at Skipr but also wears many hats as a mentor, advisor, consultant, and investor to name just a few. He has a background working for corporates and startups alike and has a fascinating history working in the gaming, creative agency, advertising and fintech industries.

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In our thirteenth episode of the new season, I catch up with Viviane Paraschiv, who has been been on 10+ years journey working within luxury companies at the forefront of new multichannel experiences, innovation and change. She is currently a Retail Transformation Manager at Farfetch and previously worked at Ralph Lauren and Louis Vuitton. She also has the pleasure of being my Co-Founder with our startup, Twist Supper Club, which we will naturally delve more into.

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In our twelfth episode of the new season, I catch up with Kaitlin Fritz and Olga Kravchenko,  two fascinating and inspirational ladies who are changing the way education and technology can be merged together seamlessly. They are the Co-Founders of Musemio, an Edtech startup that believe in making art, culture, and history accessible to all children with the help of technology. Their virtual reality platform provides children aged 7-12 the opportunity to explore their curiosities in culture through the power of gaming.

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About the Host

Umesh Kumar

Umesh is a serial entrepreneur who has founded 4 startups in recent years. He is a freelance innovation consultant who has worked with some of the largest companies in the world with clients including National Grid, Unilever, P&G, SXSW, Cushman & Wakefield, and Accenture. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Connector at Twist Club, an experience led supper club and invite-only global members club. He is also the Host of Big Ideas with Mesh! A new podcast dedicated to interviewing dreamers, pioneers, visionaries, and people who challenge the status quo. He delves into their story, their dreams, and ultimately their vision for the future.