In this interview, I speak to Devo Harris, founder and CEO of Adventr, an AI-powered video platform that enables top brands and agencies to produce, publish and share interactive and data-populated videos via no-code streaming. A Grammy-award winner, he co-founded Kanye West's GOOD Music in addition to signing EGOT winner…
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In this interview I speak to Trip Hawkins, Founder of Electronic Arts (EA). Trip is often credited as having sparked the creation of the modern gaming industry, with EA now being valued at almost $38bn and being home to some of the most influential games ever made. In this conversation…
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In this interview I speak to Theo Paphitis, Serial Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Star of Dragon’s Den. We discuss his incredible career in entrepreneurship, his learnings on what it takes to build successful businesses & brands, the future of retail, and the realities of what entrepreneurial life is really like. 
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In this interview, I speak to Naré Vardanyan about her incredible entrepreneurship journey- growing up without electricity in Armenia, teaching herself 11 languages by candlelight, and going-on to build a business which is using state of the art AI technologies to equalise trust and access to money globally by broadening…
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In this interview, I speak to Catalina Daniels and James Sherman about their learnings from interviewing and studying some of the most successful startups to emerge from Harvard Business School. We discuss startup ideation, governance, fundraising and how to best exit.  
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Susan “Lucia” Annunzio is an acclaimed leadership coach, author, President and CEO of the Center for High Performance. Lucia, known by her clients as the “CEO-Whisperer,” has spent over 25 years observing, analysing, and coaching CEO, C-Suite, and Board dynamics.  She has discerned that an organization is only as great as…
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John Chambers is an extraordinary leader. During his 25 years at Cisco, he took the business profitably from $1 billion, to over $49 billion in annual revenues. Not only is this one if the internet-era’s greatest success stories, but one which built much of the infrastructure of the modern internet.…
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Bryan Johnson is the world's most measured human. Johnson sold his company, Braintree Venmo, to PayPal for $800m in 2013. Through his Project Blueprint, Johnson has achieved metabolic health equal to the top 1.5% of 18-year-olds, inflammation 66% lower than the average 10-year-old, and reduced his speed of aging by…
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Sridhar Vembu is the CEO and Co-founder of Zoho Corp, which he describes as “...a state-of-the-art tech company with a very old-fashioned approach to company building.” Founded in an apartment, in 1996, Zoho now has over 15,000 employees, more than US$1 billion in annual revenues, and over 100 million users. All…
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Bruce Buffer has been the ‘Official Voice of the Octagon’ for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since 1997 and continues to announce UFC events internationally. Bruce is President & CEO of Buffer Enterprises, Inc., through which he manages his entrepreneurial ventures. He has proven himself as a motivational speaker and…
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Uri Levine is a passionate entrepreneur, a 2x 'unicorn' builder (Duocorn), and the author of the book Fall in Love with the Problem, Not the Solution – A Handbook for Entrepreneurs. He is co-founder of Waze, the world's largest community-based driving traffic and navigation app, which Google acquired for $1.1…
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Girish Mathrubootham is a renowned figure in the global tech industry, an entrepreneur who has rewritten India's startup narrative through his determination, innovation, and entrepreneurial acumen. As the CEO of Freshworks, he has propelled the company to new heights, carving a niche in a domain that was previously dominated by…
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