Podcast

Here are some of our favorite Founding CEO interviews!

“Thanks Todd for a great conversation. You're so good at this that it would be a mistake to call it an interview.”
Marc Randolph
Co-Founder of Netflix

Podcast Summary: David Mandell is one of those people whose deep caring of other people and whose deep sense of responsibility for others shines through everything he does. I was super excited when he agreed to this interview with me. I have been reading his blog for a while and…

Podcast Summary: Every time I interview a Founding CEO from Canada, I am struck by the sincere, humble, hard working nature of the country’s startup community. Kyle is a shining example. He overcame some significant adversities to build the tool that helps businesses close deals faster. His honesty, charm, and…

Podcast Summary: Nellie is a Founding CEO rockstar. She scaled MyCorporation.com to a BIG company and then sold it to Intuit in 2005. She was named a Top 100 Small Business Influencer by Small Business Trends in 2012 and 2013. And, she is a contributor to Entrepreneur, Forbes, Mashable and other…

Podcast Summary: Mark grew up in the financial investing, hedge fund world where there was no room for mistakes. Now, as Co-founder & CEO of ChargeSpot, he learns, makes mistakes, and admits those mistakes every day as he scales his fast growth company. He is helping  businesses, restaurants, hotels, and…

Podcast Summary: From a heartbreaking bankruptcy in 1991 to the founding of Omega Insurance Services in 1996, and it’s eventual sale in 2003 for $20 million, Tim Fargo has a lot of business experience. He wrote about his experiences in his fascinating book, Alphabet Success. This interview focuses on his amazing…

Podcast Summary: Alex Kopicki is an experienced Baltimore real estate entrepreneur who is bringing airbnb and eharmony like experience to the commercial real estate world. Do you want to hear his story behind this quote: “Make sure you are communicating those little wins.” Listen and learn as he shares the…

Podcast Summary: Kelly beat cancer and now leads a fast-growth farm-to-table meal delivery company. She is an amazing person and CEO. She shares some of her triumphs and challenges as well as what happened when she hired the wrong operations executive.

Podcast Summary: What an honor it was to speak with Doug. He has an amazing track record of leadership success as the former president of Trader Joe’s. He is even helping a generation of business leaders embrace the concepts of Conscious Capitalism as the CEO of the global organization of…

Podcast Summary: Prem Thomas shifted from investment banking to founder and CEO of a fast growing eco-friendly footwear company that is also rooted in history and cool design. His thoughts on how “digging deep” and focusing are key to Founding CEO success.