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149 — Ilya Bodner

Podcast Summary:

Originally from Uzbekistan, Ilya Bodner started with nothing and is tackling one of the toughest industries in which to launch a startup – insurance. But, with determination, thousands of hours of interview research, lots of patience, and a wonderful team, Ilya has successfully grown an #insurtech company that is getting huge traction. With over 2,000 insurance agents using his platform, he is well on his way to taking Bold Penguin to even more bold growth.

And, along the way, Ilya has learned quite a bit about the transition from Founder to CEO. You’ll hear him talk about:

  • How balancing story-telling and operations is key to a successful transition from Founder to CEO
  • How adding more structure to his company was important to its success
  • Why hiring people smarter than you is hard for Founding CEOs and why it’s key to your success

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025 — Luke Cooper

Podcast Summary:

Luke Cooper is helping us round out our celebration of Babson College with a final BONUS Babson podcast. Luke leads Peach, a company that is having a huge impact on the electronics warranty world. Luke is an incredibly accomplished person whose level head, focus on customers and his people, makes you feel so confident that his company will continue to make its mark on the world. In addition, his incredible discipline around ensuring his company runs monthly experiments is truly something we all should think about as Founder & CEOs.

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