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Joe Tait
Joe Tait
Vice President of Broadcasting
Cleveland Cavaliers

In this interview, Joe talks about the Miracle of Richfield, Lebron James, Michael Jordan, why he prefers Radio to TV, the early days with coach Bill Fitch and his signature lines like "Wham with the right hand!"

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Cleveland Audio Interviews

Henry 'Hank' Aaron
Baseball Hall of Fame, Home Run Champ

Kristy Amy
President of OnMark Solutions

Connie Atkins
Executive Director of the Consortium of African American Organizations (CAAO)

Gary Baney
Founder and CEO of Boundless Flight Inc.

Senator Birch Bayh
(D-IN 1963-1981) Co-author and driving force behind Title IX

Robert Bell
Executive Director of the Intelligent Community Forum

Ronald Berkman
President of Cleveland State University

Steve Bond
Attorney with Brouse McDowell

Bill Bradfield
CEO of PerceptIS

Bill Brown
Co-founder of the Cleveland Commercial Railroad Company

Rick Burnes
Inbound Marketing Manager of Hubspot

Rob Campbell
Digital Media Director of Cleveland Indians

Marc Canter
CEO of Broadband Mechanics

Jerry Carlson
Collaboration Architect with Microsoft

Chris Carney
Attorney with Brouse McDowell

Brad Chilton
University Hospitals CTO

Joe Cimperman
Ward 13, Cleveland City Council

Chuck Ciuni
Managing Partner of Ciuni & Panichi, Inc.

Paul Clark
Regional President of National City Bank now part of PNC

Chris Coburn
Executive Director of Cleveland Clinic Foundation Innovations

Ed Conrad, Bob Conrad & John Turk
Founder, Spokesman and President of Conrad's Tire Express & Total Car Care

Jim Cookinham
Founder and President of Neosa

Heidi Cool
Internet Strategist at Web Design & Strategy

Bob Coppedge
Independent Consultant and leader of the SQL Server SIG

Dave Cowen
Manager, Public Affairs of The Lubrizol Corporation

Robert X. Cringely
PC Historian, Author and TV Host - Apple employee # 12

John J. Cunniff
Attorney and Intellectual Property expert - Hahn Loeser & Parks

Mike DeAloia
Tech Czar of the City of Cleveland

Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande
Serial Entrepreneur. Chairman of Sparta Group LLC

Harlan Diamond
Owner of Landerhaven and Executive Caterers

Bob DiBiasio
Vice President of Public Relations of the Cleveland Indians

Matt Dickman
SVP, Digital Marketing at Fleishman-Hillard

Larry Dolan
Owner of the Cleveland Indians

Jim Dorazio
President of Practical Web Strategies and The Web Association

Suzanne J. Drake
Senior Marketing Manager, KeyBank

Tom Eston
Social Media Security Expert -

Sari Feldman
Executive Director, Cuyahoga County Public Library

Bob Feller
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitching Great from the Cleveland Indians

Judi Feniger
Executive Director of the Maltz Muzeum of Jewish Heritage

Carly Fiorina
Victory Chariman of the Republican National Committee and former Hewlett Packard CEO

Steve Forbes
President and CEO of Forbes

Joseph James Franz
Organizer of Software Freedom Day

Michael Gerber
Founder and Chairman of E-Myth Worldwide

Mark Geyman
OhioBiz Founder and Owner

Dan Gilbert
Majority Owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Henry Gomez
Cleveland Plain Dealer Technology Reporter

Lev Gonick
Vice President for Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Case Western Reserve University

Brian Gorbett
Microsoft Senior Technology Specialist

Kevin Gough
Google Senior Product and Marketing Manager

Michael Gray ( VOIP expert

Drew Grdina
Used LinkedIn to attract 1,000 to networking event

Dan Hanson
Entreprenerd and Great Lakes Geek

Gary Hanson
Executive Director of the Cleveland Orchestra

C. Martin Harris MD
Cleveland Clinic CIO

Hard Hatted Women
Four representatives from this Cleveland non-profit that is helping women get into non-traditional jobs.

Steven C. Hartman
Founder & Owner of The Contessa Gallery

Greg Hayes
Manager of Technical Solutions of Raxco Software

Michael Heaton
Plain Dealer Minister of Culture

Jeff Heinen
CEO of Heinen's Fine Foods

Bruce Hennes
Media Relations and Crisis Communications Expert

Richard Herman
Immigration Attorney and Author

John Hill
President and CEO of Aztek

Cathy Horton
International Entrepreneur and Founder of the Red Room Revolution

Jane Hyun
Author of the Bamboo Ceiling and President of Hyun & Associates

Bill Jelen
Mr. Excel

Miles J. Jones MD
Medical Director of Net Doctor International

Jack Kahl
Former Owner and CEO of Manco, Inc.

Anne Keegan
Assistant Director of Communications for the Cleveland Indians

Guy Kawasaki
Garage Inc. Managing Director and Macintosh Evangelist

Brad Kleinman
eMarketing for Entrepreneurs Visionary

Kris Koch
President of Num Num World Music Inc.

Len Komoroski
President of Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena

Valdis Krebs
Social Network Analyst - Founder, Chief Scientist, at

John B. Lane
VP of Operations and Beermeister of the Winking Lizard

Sage Lewis
Founder and President of SageRock and nationally known expert on Search Engine Optimization and Web Marketing

Louis Licata
Attorney with Licata & Toerek and Chairman of COSE, the small business division of the Greater Cleveland Partnership

Jan Limpach
Search Engine Jockey and President of Not to mention World Champion slot car racer

Gene Longo
Senior Manager, US Field Operations - Cisco Networking Academy

Paul Mackowick
Regional Sales Director of TeaLeaf Technology

Marc Majers
Founder of LeadingHands.Org

Madeline Manning-Mims
Olympic Gold Medalist and World Record Holder

Lou McMahon
Environmental Lawyer and Chairman Ohio State Bar Association's Environmental Law Committee

Dan McMillan
Glenville High School Teacher and Tech Guru

Jill Mason-Miller
President of Innovision Strategies

John H. Miller
Microsoft Business Intelligence Expert

Brad Mohr
Assistant Director of Operations for the Cleveland Indians

Rebecca Morgan
President of Fulcrum ConsultingWorks, Inc.

Ed Morrison
Founder and Director of I-Open, the Institute for Open Economic Networks

Thomas Mulready
Founder of CoolCleveland

Linda Nawrocki
Director, Internet Strategy at Optiem

Kirk Neiswander
Founder and President of the Entrepreneurs Edge

Brad Nellis
Director of NEOSA

Natalie Leek-Nelson
President and CEO of Providence House

Dr. Craig Newman
Cleveland Clinic Audiologist

Donald Trump's Apprentice contender and self-proclaimed Bitch

Dumont Gerken Owen, Ph.D.
Program Director,,
The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education

Len Pagon
President & CEO of Brulant, Inc.

Sam Palmisano
Chairman, CEO and President of IBM

Cathy Panzica
Founder of the Red Room Revolution

Joel Peresman
President & CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation

Jim Perko
Cleveland Clinic Executive Chef

Ray Petro
Founder of Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park

Marcia Pledger
Author and Plain Dealer business reporter

Steve Potash
CEO of OverDrive

Bill Priemer
Chief Operating Officer of Hyland Software

Dr. Roger Quinn
Director of the Biologically Inspired Robotics Lab at Case Western Reserve University

The Honorable Clark T. Randt, Jr.
United States ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Albert B. Ratner
Co-chairman Emeritus of the Board of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. and Driving Force behind Global Cleveland

Radhika Reddy
CEO of Ariel Ventures LLC

Howard Rheingold
Writer, Thinker, Educator who coined the term 'Virtual Community'

Dr. Condoleezza Rice
66th United States Secretary of State

Graham Richard
Former Mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Les Roberts
Award-winning writer and author of the Milan Jacovich books

Jeff Rohrs
VP Marketing of ExactTarget, Former President of Optiem

Dan Rose
Partner at Precision Dialogue

Elliot B. Ross
Co-Founder of the MFL Group

Scot Rourke
CEO of OneCommunity and 2008 ICF Visionary of the Year

Chris Seper
Founding partner of MedCity News

Dr. Marie Siemionow
Cleveland Clinic Doctor performed the first face transplant in US

Dave Skorepa
Chief Creative Officer of Aztek

Michael Stanley
This town is his town for this Rock Star

William Steele
Microsoft Developer Evangelist

Terry Stewart
President & CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Louis Stokes
15 term US Congressman

Paul Stork
Technical Consultant/Trainer/Owner of Don't Pa..Panic Software

John Stropki
Chairman; President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Electric

Michael Symon
Award winning chef, author and Iron Chef

Joe Tait
The Voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Tim Taylor
Fox 8 News Anchor

Jason Therrien
President of Thunder::Tech

Jennifer Thomas
Director of the Civic Innovation Lab

Thomas N. Tyrrell
Founder & Managing Director of Glengary LLC

Mary Vanac
Founding partner of MedCity News

Kristie Van Auken
Marketing Director of Akron Canton Regional Airport

Bill Walton
NBA Hall of Fame Basketball Player

Woody Walton
Microsoft TS2 Partner Solutions Adviser

Anthony D. Williams
Co-Author of Wikinomics

Jeff Wood
President of Integrated Marketing Technologies

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