The Remote Work Tribe Podcast: Venessa Paech


On this episode of the Remote Work Tribe podcast, we chat with Venessa Paech, digital sociologist, director at, and co-founder of Swarm Conf. 

Her expertise and clarity in the intersection of technology, humanity, and AI are remarkable. We can all learn from her approach to leading communities with kindness and a pedagogic attitude in community building. 

In this episode, we discuss: 

  • Trends in AI, Machine learning, and Community. (2:40)
  • Biases in Facebook groups. (7:10)
  • How to combat biases to manage digital communities better. (8:30)
  • How to foster a great culture in a global digital community? (10:40)
  • Companies that have understood and developed a collaborative remote culture. (17:10)
  • Building culture across time zones. (19:40)
  • Why are philosophy and culture more important than tech tools? (28:00)
  • Employee management and time tracking software and their impact on culture. (32:30)
  • Introverts vs. extroverts in leadership roles in remote communities. (39:00)
  • Lighting round questions. (41:30).

We hope you enjoy it!

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By Sebastian Cuervo