Commerce Connect Podcast

Original Podcasts From Digital River

The road to ecommerce success can get bumpy - we talk to some of the world's best-known brands to help smooth your direct-to-consumer journey.

Rec Room’s Mike Schmid on the Key to the Metaverse: Ubiquity

Rec Room's Mike Schmid considers himself a start-up kind of a guy, which is one reason he decided it was time to leave his high-profile gig at Apple to try his hand at a company he’d been eyeing for...

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Mike Nicholas

Dir. of Global Sales at Digital River

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Commerce Connect Podcast
June 14, 2022 | 30:00 Minutes

Rec Room's Mike Schmid considers himself a start-up kind of a guy, which is one reason he decided it was time to leave his high-profile gig at Apple to try his hand at a company he’d been eyeing for some time. With more than 37-million users worldwide, the free-to-use platform allows creators to c...

Mike Nicholas
Mike Nicholas

Dir. of Global Sales at Digital River

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May 31, 2022 | 36:21 Minutes

Becoming a fraud fighter was not on Mark Michelon’s radar when he interviewed for a finance job at a new company called Orbitz. He got the job and was asked to look at a problem the company was having with chargebacks on its new website. It turned out to be a fraud ring. Soon, Michelon was hooked,...

Ted Rogers
Ted Rogers

Chief Marketing Officer for Digital River

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May 9, 2022 | 43:06 Minutes

Explore the future of ecommerce with Phillip Jackson and Brian Lange, former competitors turned co-conspirators. Together they founded Future Commerce, which helps ecommerce brands create a strategic vision that will shape the future of their retail and digital channels. Not content to leave it ther...

Jason Nyhus
Jason Nyhus

Senior Vice President of Sales and Partnerships

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April 19, 2022 | 41:41 Minutes

We talked about why Multi-Storefront is such a game-changer with Jim Herbert, SVP and general manager, EMEA at BigCommerce. Herbert has a long history in ecommerce. He co-founded one of the UK’s premier ecommerce systems integrators, which led to a merger and then a series of career moves that lan...

Jason Nyhus
Jason Nyhus

Senior Vice President of Sales and Partnerships

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April 8, 2022 | 31:00 Minutes

Amy Brix, Director of Ecommerce in Germany for Unilever has always had an entrepreneurial streak which made her a perfect candidate to grasp the possibilities of CPG ecommerce and digital transformation. Brix got her feet wet working for one of Europe’s biggest travel companies, where reaching ...

Ted Rogers
Ted Rogers

Chief Marketing Officer for Digital River

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Meet The Host

Meet the Host

Jason Nyhus is Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Sales at Digital River. His background in commerce spans more than 20 years and covers virtually every role in sales, customer success, partnerships and marketing. Jason now heads up the growth of new revenue at Digital River, overseeing Sales, Technical Sales, Revenue Operations, SDRs and partner business development.

Jason was instrumental in helping the company execute a major transformation, modernizing its offering from a full-stack, direct sales approach to an agile, API-based company with a partner-centric approach and an ecosystem of more than 50 best-in-class partners.