NPR Featured on NPR CEO, Denis Petrov, Interviewed for WWNO’s Out to Lunch, CEO Denis Petrov, was featured on WWNO’s (NPR) show Out to Lunch. The show  is centered on “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.” Learn more about the show from Peter’s excerpt below and listen to the interview here.

By: Peter Ricchiuti

Excerpt from NPR:

Before you get on a plane, you go through a number of layers of security. The airline and the TSA both check to make sure you are who your ID claims you are.

One of the methods the TSA uses is a version of a security check system that’s also used by IBM, Shell, and some of the world’s largest retailers when you apply for a store card.

The technology for these security checks is provided by a company called   NPR

Believe it or not, is a New Orleans company.’s Co-founder and CEO Denis Petrov joins Peter on this edition of Out to Lunch.

If you listen to this show regularly, you might have gotten so used to hearing about innovative entrepreneurs with successful businesses in New Orleans that you are no longer surprised by innovation or success. If you have gotten so used to sensational achievement that it’s going to take something pretty amazing to impress you, this conversation is for you.

To listen to the full interview click here.

To read the Ricchiuti’s original interview excerpt, click here.

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