Host Geoff Simon meets our area’s best businessmen and women and interviews them about the triumphs and inspirations that shaped them into the successes they are today.


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September 2019: John Couris

How do you lead a major hospital in the constantly changing healthcare industry? That’s the challenge for TGH CEO John Couris. TGH recently partnered with GE healthcare on a state of the art health innovation center, designed to help improve the outcomes of patients, families, and hospital staff. Meet Tampa General Hospital CEO John Couris on the next Suncoast Business Forum.

August 2019: Kevin Harrington

For more than 30 years as a pioneer in the infomercial industry, entrepreneur Kevin Harrington has marketed more than 500 products that have generated over $4 billion in revenue. His success qualified him to one of an elite group of investors, known as “Sharks” on ABC’s hit program “Shark Tank.”

July 2019: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: “Rise of the Rest” Road Trip Visits Tampa Bay with investors Steve Case and Jeff Vinik

Join Suncoast Business Forum host Geoff Simon as he profiles a dozen talented entrepreneurs who are making a difference in Tampa Bay, and find out why Florida is one of the top 3 technology growth states in the country.

June 2019: Meet Dr. Judy Genshaft, President of University of South Florida (2000-2019)

During Dr. Genshaft’s tenure, USF graduation rates doubled, research funding tripled, and USF emerged as a “pre-eminent” world-class Research One University.

May 2019: Meet Kate Tiedemann, one of Tampa Bay’s most prominent and generous philanthropists.

Born in war-torn Germany, Kate Tiedemann emigrated to the US at 18 with nothing, and built a world-class surgical equipment business.

April 2019: Mike Martin

Meet Mike Martin, founder of Mike’s Pies, in this episode.

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