University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Be Epic Podcast

We're sitting down with innovators and business mavericks to discuss strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship. The Be EPIC Podcast is hosted by Dr. Matthew Waller, Dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. 

Recent Episodes

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Episode 65: Dave Wengel and Mary Lacity

Dave Wengel is the Founder & CEO of iDafafy, a real-time information services company. Mary Lacity is a Professor of Information Systems and Director of the Blockchain Center of Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

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Episode 64: Elaine Longer

Elaine Longer is the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Longer Financial. She received her MBA from the Walton College and the CFA designation shortly after. Elaine served as the President for Longer Investments Inc which later became Longer Financial, an affiliate of Prime Capital Investment Advisors.

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Episode 63: Sarah Goforth, Jon Johnson, Canon Reeves and Kyle Sadler

Sarah Goforth is the Executive Director of the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Arkansas. Jon Johnson is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Sustainability Consortium. Canon Reeves is a Computer Science major at the University of Arkansas and the CEO and Co-Founder of MORE Technologies.Kyle Sadler is a Computer Science major at the University of Arkansas.

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Episode 62: Mitchell Webb

Mitchell Webb is the Senior Director, Walmart at Blue Yonder in Northwest Arkansas. He has been involved in supply chain since the 1980s. Mitchell started his career in capacity and has held roles at JDA Software, IBM, and SAP.

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Why Epic?

Epic is instilled in the core values at the Sam M. Walton College of Business:

  • Excellence: We are driven to be the best in everything we do.
  • Professionalism: We operate with integrity, humility, respect, and inclusion.
  • Innovation: We imagine possibilities, we create, and we inspire others.
  • Collegiality: We respect each individual, we value our differences, and we welcome all.

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