007 — Ryan Watson

Podcast Summary:

From CPA To Co-Founder To CEO! Ryan Watson Leads The Sqrl Team, As It Reinvents Financial Services: Sqrl Co-founder & CEO, Ryan Watson, started out as CPA and  left his employer to start his own firm with two others. They wanted to create a tech enabled service for accountants  so they can more efficiently deliver outsourced accounting work. And, they did! The result is SQRL. Along the way, Ryan has learned a great deal about becoming a CEO. He gives us a behind the scenes look at the importance of clearly defining roles and being comfortable not having all the answers. He’s also a very nice, humble guy who isn’t afraid to share with others. Give a listen.

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Name: Ryan Watson, Co-founder & CEO

Company: Sqrl

Powerful Promise of Value: Sqrl provides a convenient solution for gathering information and data from others. More secure than email and without the friction of collaboration software. Sqrl is from a new breed of software designed to seamlessly fit in your working life. Never follow up again, just let the Sqrl handle it.

Headquartered In: Cincinnati, OH

Blind Spot: “Trying to be more empathetic by putting myself in the shoes of our customers.”

Banish Your Business Building Blindspot!

Favorite Resource for Productivity: Wunderlist (“The easiest way to get stuff done”) and Jira (“Plan, track, work – smarter and faster”)

Favorite Resource that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: The Hard Thing About Hard Things (Ben Horowitz)

Favorite Founder: Michael Wohlschlaeger (Co-founder & CEO of Ahalogy)

Contact: www.getsqrl.com

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3 thoughts on “007 — Ryan Watson

  1. Todd, I am loving your podcast. As someone who is just starting to think of having a team working solely on my brand there are a lot of insights I’m gaining without having to go through the pain of making the mistakes.

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