October 16/17 – Austen Mulinder, Ziosk and Gordon Echtenkamp, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Our Guests for the October 16th/17th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Austen Mulinder, CEO, Ziosk

Gordon Echtenkamp, CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Join us every Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday at 2:00 on 770 KAAM (KAAMRadio.com)

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Austen Mulinder, CEO, Ziosk

austen_headshot2015ZioskĀ® President & CEO Austen Mulinder brings more than 25 years of experience in managing global sales, marketing and operations. He most recently served as corporate vice president of Operator Channels at Microsoft. Before joining Microsoft, he served for six years as president and CEO of Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc., a wholly owned Fujitsu company.

Based in Dallas, ZioskĀ® is the first entertainment, ordering and pay-at-the-table tablet for the restaurant market. The technology, featuring a 7-inch tablet and encrypted credit card reader, resides on each table and enables guests to see menu items, play games, view news and entertainment, order food and beverages and ‘pay on demand;’ all of which gives guests control over their dining experience.


Phone: (214) 580-4800

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Gordon Echtenkamp, CEO, YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

HeadshotGordie grew up in Fremont, Nebraska as a YMCA kid and attended college at Ottawa University in Kansas. His YMCA career has spanned 39 years and six YMCA Associations including Kansas City, Memphis, Houston, Phoenix and Des Moines before returning to Texas in 2002 when he accepted the challenging position of President/CEO of one of the premier YMCAs in the country.

The Dallas YMCA has a $55M annual budget with 21 branches and nearly 1800 employees providing services to 125,000 members. He serves in several local leadership capacities including past chair of the Texas Alliance of YMCAs. He currently serves as chair of the YMCA Employee Benefits Plan (YEB) and the YMCA North American Network (YNAN).


Phone: (214) 880-9622

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