Episode 199 – Todd Cochrane CEO of RawVoice Blubrry and Hall of Fame Podcaster
Todd Cochrane retired in 2007 as a Senior Chief in the US Navy after 24 years, where he gained experience in Advanced Airborne Avionic Systems. This also included EW, radar, CSM, SAR, as well as IR with in depth knowledge of RF systems and their components. He has also worked as a government tech rep and got involved in design, installation, operational testing, and evaluation of new mission systems. Along with managing multiple aircraft modifications across multiple depot repair facilities worldwide.
Todd's World of Podcasting
Todd started podcasting in 2004 and throughout his career he has made tsunami sized waves in the podcasting world. In 2005 Cochrane founded the People's Choice Podcast Awards, which became better known as the Podcast Awards. He is also the founder of the Tech Podcast Network and he is credited for bringing advertisers into podcasting. He is best known for his podcast Geek News Central and he also features on New Media Show and Podcast Insider podcasts. Cochrane's career in podcasting has also earned him a place in the Inaugural class in the Podcast Hall of Fame. Along the way he still had time to write a book on podcasting “Podcasting: The Do-It-Yourself Guide.”
However Todd's biggest influence on the podcasting world has come in the form of RawVoice and Blubrry. Blubrry offers over 75,000+ active podcasters their media hosting, advertising opportunities, content creation tools, and so much more. At it's core it is a site for content sharing, discovery, publishing, hosting, and, above all, measurement, data analytics and podcast monetization. With over 13 years in the podcasting game you can be sure that Todd Cochrane will continue to shape the business of podcasting. So sit back and relax as you drink in all of his podcasting wisdom!