OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.
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When we get up and go to work each day, most of us assume that everyone else going to work is a decent person like ourselves. Even if we have competitors, our basic assumption is that they’re okay people – after all, they’re doing the same thing we are.
That’s not what going to work is like for Peter's guests on today’s show. For both of them, their daily occupation is all about bad, or at the very least, misguided people.
Ed Roy is a private investigator and the President of the Louisiana Private Investigator’s Association. Ed works on the presumption that we all have three lives: our public life, our private life, and our secret life. Allegedly we all have a secret life. Ed has had a varied career - from being a star weatherman on TV in Lafayette to an FBI hostage negotiator - and draws on his vast experience to unearth your secret life.
Daryl Pfief is CEO of Digital Forensics Solutions. Daryl has been a consultant for Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, AT&T, and Sony, and has worked with many state and federal agencies including the FBI and DARPA - a special projects agency of the Department of Defense. If you've ever wondered what happens to your private information after someone hacks into a big company like Target, Daryl knows.