Marc Randolph

June 07, 2020 - 09:47 AM - 672 views
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Episode Title: How To Disrupt An Industry With An Envelope

Friday 5th June 11am and 7pm. repeated Friday 12th June

In this episode, we talk to Marc Randolph (Co-Founder & First CEO OF Netflix) as he shares with us the early days of the technology company, why Blockbuster laughed him out of the room, and the essential step founders must take to start a company. We also discuss his book " That Will Never Work: The Birth Of Netflix and The Amazing Life Of An Idea."

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**More On Marc**

Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. As co-founder and founding CEO of Netflix, he laid much of the groundwork for a service that’s grown to 150 million subscribers and fundamentally altered how the world experiences media. He also served on the Netflix board of directors until retiring from the company in 2003.

Marc’s career as an entrepreneur spans four decades. He’s founded or co-founded six other successful startups, mentored hundreds of early-stage entrepreneurs, and as an investor, has helped seed dozens of successful tech ventures (and just as many unsuccessful ones). Most recently, he co-founded analytics software company Looker Data Sciences, where he now serves as director.

Outside of the tech and startup world, Marc sits on the boards of Chubbies Shorts, Augment Technologies, the environmental advocacy group 1% For The Planet, and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), which he’s been involved with for most of his life.

A resident of Santa Cruz, California, Marc travels and speaks all over the world, and still probably manages to go surfing more than you do.

Written by: Dominic Lawson, Funky Media Radio  

Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson

Music Credits:

**Show Theme**

 Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald 

**Break Theme**

Cielo - Huma-Huma 

 

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