178 — Rami Essaid

Podcast Summary:

Rami knows something you may not know. Your digital assets are under constant attack from BOTS. These are software applications that run automated tasks (scripts) over the Internet. And, they can wreak havok on your systems, even if you are a small company with a small website. Rami leads a fast-growth company that is on the front lines of helping to protect your digital platforms. It’s a fascinating company and a compelling interview.

Not only does he describe why his service is so needed nowadays, but he also talks candidly about the struggles leading at the speed of growth. You’ll hear him discuss:

  • Why hiring friends has had such a positive impact on the company.
  • What happened when he hired a friend that was not necessarily a good fit.
  • His regrets around not surrounding himself with some key advisors early on to help him navigate some of he common growth challenges.

Click to Tweet @ramiessaid, Co-founder & CEO @DISTIL, ‏battling BOTS on your behalf and leading through VERY fast-growth https://fromfoundertoceo.com/?p=2847


Name: Rami Essaid, Co-founder & CEO

Company: Distil Networks

Headquartered In: San Francisco, California

Powerful Promise of Value: Distil Networks defends against web scraping, competitive data mining, account takeovers, transaction fraud, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, click fraud, denial of service, and API abuse while slashing the high tax that bots place on your internal teams and web infrastructure.

Contact: www.distilnetworks.com, @ramiessaid (Twitter)

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