It’s been said that “if you do what you love, you never work a day in your life” and Cody Brown is the true embodiment of that.
Not to discredit the hard work he’s done, but in always allowing his passions to drive his pursuits, Prita Kumar boasts an impressive resume where her academic accolades are only surpassed by her practical experience.
Gillian Morris, founder of travel app Hitlist, has a story that is unsurprisingly filled with travel; from family trips to Canada as a kid, a stint living in a bell tower in Paris, and journalist gig in Turkey, A strong investment thesis can help VCs sift through the plethora of companies that come their way.
As a NYU Stern graduate, her trajectory seemed clear as she embarked on a life in the world of finance.One of the best things about the world of technology is that you can end up in it having come from any direction.The stories behind how some of the most successful founders, venture capitalists, designers, etc are fascinating and every week Charming Robot's Dan Maccarone sits down over our guests favorite cocktail, wine or beer to hear their where they came from and what they've learned along the way.Charlie O’Donnell stands out in the crowd as one such VC whose process is nothing less than unorthodox. Bianca Caampued, one of two small girls who founded the aptly named Small Girls PR, began her career under the equally appropriate internet pseudonym Bianca Rocks Out.In those early days, she rocked out in every aspect of her life, If there are two sides to every story, it seems that at the speed in which information travels these days, and the multitude of sources, perspectives are, more than ever, in great conflict. Renee Di Resta's career has been far from conventional; from a government gig to programmer-turned-trader on Wall Street to a stint as a VC in Silicon Valley, she's certainly appreciated many points of view.
Today, In the world of User Experience, the argument of formal education vs. One could argue that Tomer Sharon began his education in User Experience long before the field even existed.
Drew Grant has spent the better part of her professional career at the forefront pop culture; from her early days as an editorial assistant at 236to establishing one of Observer’s most successful verticals, Firat Parlak is a true problem solver, but his path to becoming a professional User Experience Designer came about through a series of unconventional steps.
As technology continues to evolve and consumer habits shift so do trends in content creation in order to reach people in myriad ways.
And while there is no end in sight, Will Mayo, founder of Spoken Layer is doubling down on sound.
As a 14-year-old, he immigrated to the United States from Turkey, If anyone has been at the forefront of innovation in media and technology for as long as the World Wide Web has existed, Elizabeth Osder can certainly claim that title.
Growing up in Englewood, New Jersey, one of her earliest memories was spending time...