During CES we had a chance to spend some time catching up with Nichol Bradford, CEO of The Willow Group. She has had a distinguished career as an executive in the video game industry, most recently running operations for World of Warcraft out of China. She has now embarked on her own entrepreneurial venture. She shared some of her key lessons learned and thoughts about leadership, mentorship and development.
Welcome back and we hope your 2015 is off to a great start. Over the holidays we had a chance to spend some time getting to know Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream. She has had a distinguished career as an executive and CEO and she shared some of her key lessons learned and thoughts about leadership and development. We hope you enjoy our inaugural 2015 interview.
Just in time for the start of the holiday season, we have a brand new interview for you to enjoy. We had an opportunity to get some very candid, real feedback from Naithan Jones of AgLocal. Naithan shared his thoughts on what it really takes to be an entrepreneur, cultivating strong relationships with mentors and investors, and the hard truths about what it takes to build and scale a startup company. In addition, Naithan shares some of his thoughts about why he moved the company to the Bay Area for the next stage of growth.
This week we had an opportunity to spend some time getting to know Tyler Scriven. Tyler has had a fantastic 6 year run at Palantir, one of the most prominent private technology companies in the world. In addition to some great reflections on what it takes to succeed in the technology industry, Tyler also has some good actionable tips for how to stand out and create value as an employee.
This week’s featured interviewee is Ty Ahmad-Taylor. Ty has had a distinguished career as an entrepreneur and executive. In this interview, Ty shares his thoughts on the importance of mentorship, his experiences starting a company and raising money, and his thoughts on teaching others about how to become better product leaders.
This week we have the distinct pleasure of interviewing Kanyi Maqubela, a Partner at Collaborative Fund. Kanyi has had a very interesting journey from startups to the world of venture capital. Kanyi has also had the unique experience of working in the emerging world of collaborative consumption and investing in both the Bay Area and New York entrepreneurial ecosystems.
This week’s featured interviewee is Stacy Brown-Philpot. Stacy had a distinguished career in operations at Google before stepping up to become COO of TaskRabbit. Stacy shares some great advice on the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone, lessons learned from working abroad, and important things to consider if you’re considering making the move from a big company to a fast-growing startup company.
Today we have the distinct pleasure of interviewing Lisa Lambert, the most accomplished and experienced African-American woman in venture capital in the United States. Lisa shares the importance of her educational and professional background in technology, her prescription for increasing the number of women in senior investment positions in venture capital, and her passion for her not-for-profit, UPWARD. We hope you enjoy this interview and gather takeaways that can help you in your professional and personal development.
Today we are proud to present an in-depth interview with Dana Underwood, an accomplished executive, entrepreneur, and photographer. Dana has a very inspiring story about how he discovered engineering as a career path and how he has grown in his career as a product manager. He has many great insights about what it takes to succeed in product management and how to make your passion your profession.