OpenAI, an AI research foundation started by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, and a few other leaders in ML, recently released an API and website…
Operators Ep 1: Kelly Wright (Tableau)Listen now (50 min) | Kelly Wright is today’s guest who led Tableau from $0 -> $1b in ARR. In this episode we discuss sales culture, how to interview…
Operators Ep 14: Keith Rabois (Founders Fund)Listen now (72 min) | Keith Rabois is currently a general partner at Founders Fund. Prior to joining Founders Fund, Keith was an early executive at…
Operators Ep 3: Brett Browman (Square/Opendoor)Listen now (41 min) | Today’s guest, Brett Browman, has been head of performance marketing at two killer startups in a row. He first worked at Square…
Operators Ep 15: Olivia Chen (Faire) Listen now (38 min) | Olivia Chen is the Product Lead at Faire, an online wholesale marketplace, where she joined as the second full-time hire. Prior to…
The mantra of 2020 has been “it’s time to build” and Cover is a company doing just that — literally. Today Cover, a full-stack homebuilder, is…
Ok hi everyone! Thought I’d start off the newsletter with some quick ground rules I’ll publish every Sunday by ~6p PST, varying length but I’d guess…
Operators Ep 2: Richard Ni (Cruise + Scale AI)Listen now (51 min) | My guest is Richard Ni, formerly the first recruiter and then head of recruiting at Cruise which got bought for $1b, and now the…
Operators Ep 18: Chris Degnan (Snowflake) Listen now (59 min) | Chris Degnan is the Chief Revenue Officer at Snowflake. Chris was the first sales hire at Snowflake and has grown his team to over…
I’m publishing my newsletter this week a bit off-cycle, and also publishing it on the web on my Substack. Intro I’ve had tons of people send Alexey’s…
Operators Ep 16: Emil Michael (ex-Uber) Listen now (49 min) | Emil Michael was the former Chief Business Officer at Uber. Prior to joining Uber, Emil worked at two other successful tech…
Keeping your word and building grit I was reminiscing with my girlfriend earlier this week on when we first started dating, and she had been initially…