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 73: Vikas Anand

Vikas Anand is the Executive Director of MBA Programs and Graduate Innovation at Sam M. Walton College of Business. He is also a professor in the department of strategy, entrepreneurship, and venture innovation.

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Episode 72: Joe Hickman

Joe Hickman is the president and general manager of Blue Star Land and is an alum of the Walton College. Through relationships he developed while at the U of A, Joe has had the opportunity to work for the Dallas Cowboys in their real estate endeavors.

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Episode 71: Rajiv Sabherwal and Paul Cronan

Rajiv Sabherwal is a distinguished professor and chair of the department of information systems at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. He is the Edwin & Karlee Bradberry Chair and a Fellow of IEEE and the Association of Information Systems. Paul Cronan is a professor of information systems and the director of MIS and graduate certificate programs at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. He is an alum of the Walton College and is the MD Matthews Endowed Chair.

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Episode 70: Mike Novogratz

Mike Novogratz is the CEO and Investor at Galaxy Digital, a diversified financial services firm dedicated to the digital asset, cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry. Before his role at Galaxy Digital, Mike served as a partner at Goldman Sachs and CIO of Fortress Investment Group.

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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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