Alex Ebert is best known as the lead singer and songwriter for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Beyond his accolades and musical impact, Alex is fiercely passionate about democracy and changing the way we vote and engage with things we care about. In this episode, Alex and Nick Thomas combine forces to share about their collaboration and Proxy, a platform representing the people’s vote.
Nick Thomas, a Boulder, Colorado native, is running for US House in Colorado’s 2nd congressional district as the only federal independent candidate in the state. Nick’s upbringing shaped him to strongly value environmental health and human rights, sending him on a journey to be a bridge in times of political divide in America. By not subscribing to the corruption stemming from money and special interests, he’s here to bring democracy back to the people and contribute to the United States by listening to the voters.
Joanna Gillan is the co-founder of Ancient Origins, a leading history and archaeology online publication that has over 4 million monthly views. She co-founded this business with her husband, Dr. Ioannis Syrigos, reaching readers from over 129 countries around the world. Beyond working in a power couple dynamic, Joanna was a researcher to the Royal Family and has grown Ancient Origins to include almost 240 writers, researchers, and academics.
David Andrew Wiebe is the host of The New Music Industry Podcast, founder of The Music Entrepreneur HQ, and author of The New Music Industry: Adapting, Growing, and Thriving in The Information Agebook and The Essential Guide to Music Entrepreneurship. A multi-talented entrepreneur, he is also highly skilled in audio, video, music, and multimedia design.