Episode 14: Music Maven Juan Carlos

Episode 14 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Juan Carlos, master Flamenco guitarist and musician.  

Juan Carlos and Heather caught up at Triana Tapas and Flamenco in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Triana serves up the energy and rhythm of Spanish Flamenco. The savory, sweet, and spicy flavors in authentic tapas and Juan Carlos and his excellent dancers were a night not to forget.  

Listen in as Heather Newman talks with Juan Carlos about: 

  • His lifelong career as a guitarist starting as a teenager in Spain and being on tour for most of his life 

  • Stories of being on the Ed Sullivan show, working with Brigitte Bardot, witnessing Salvador Dali and Arthur Rubenstein arguing in a hotel hallway and working in Vegas with members of the Rat Pack 

  • The gift of being able to do what you love all your life 

  • Bringing the beauty of Spain where he was born to Puerto Rico where he now plays shows at Triana 

Follow Triana Tapas and Flamenco at: 

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Mavens Do It Better original theme music composed by Jesse Case with voice over by Julia Francis.

Heather Newman

Heather Newman is an award-winning marketing maven, technology entrepreneur and an epic connector that brings many worlds together. She has extensive experience marketing products and services for Enterprise businesses, startups and emerging markets. Heather builds plans and processes that are nimble, human and different. She is an adept storyteller and is passionate about growth for both employees and the corporate bottom-line. Heather hails from the arts and the bulk of her career has been working with the largest technology companies in the world (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Dell). Her nineteen years of experience working at technology companies and building global high-tech marketing strategy has driven millions of dollars of revenue and multiple award-winning campaigns. She has led global marketing teams for many technology companies including AvePoint, IT Unity & KnowledgeLake. Heather was a part of the original Microsoft SharePoint Marketing team. During her tenure, she helped launch multiple versions of the product, build the SharePoint Partner Ecosystem and conceived of and produced the first three Microsoft SharePoint Conferences. Creative Maven has produced thousands of global marketing campaigns and events. Currently CM is focusing on go to market strategies for Microsoft and its partners as well as a new site sister site launching in 2015 called Marketingfixer.com. Heather also serves as Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, an innovative technology startup looking to actively disrupt how content is delivered inside software.