Dec 2017

The journey of a SaaS CEO with Chris Hall, CEO at Bynder

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On the latest episode of the SaaS Revolution Show Alex is joined by Chris Hall, CEO at Dutch marketing tech company Bynder. Chris shares how he has learned to be the CEO that takes care of employee growth and culture, all the while putting out the fires that come with running a scaling SaaS company.

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Nov 2017

Planning for growth: the discipline that led Hotjar to $10 million ARR in 2.5 years

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Focus and discipline have been the central theme for David Darmanin as he grew Hotjar to $10 million ARR in 2.5 years. That has involved reading many management books, planning campaigns immaculately and putting happy customers and a simple product on top of everything else. 

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Oct 2017

5 tips on building a SaaS unicorn with Ryan Smith

management

Ryan Smith, CEO and Co-founder of unicorn Qualtrics, dispells the secrets behind reaching the $2.5 billion valuation, in conversation with Phillipe Botteri. Surrounding yourself with the right people, persistently breaking and fixing models and concepts, and focusing on the next 90 days rather than the next 1826 days are a few of them.

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Aug 2017

From $0 to $2.5 billion with Qualtrics CEO, Ryan Smith

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How do you build a company worth billions? Ryan Smith keeps a scrappy disposition, gives full autonomy to each employee to figure out the big challenges Qualtrics is facing and accepts the reality that innovation in SaaS means letting go of what made you successful in the first place and doing it all over again but bigger. He has done it twice already.

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Aug 2017

Lessons on leadership and advocacy from an $800 million exiteer

management

Mark Organ has made it his life mission to treat people in ways that will make them feel special and will turn them into advocates for his causes. It starts with his children and goes all the way to some of the most successful people out there. For each relationship, he has devised a program of delight.

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Jul 2017

Building out Typeform's engineering organisation

management

Thomas Doehler, VP Engineering at Typeforms describes the bespoke engineering organisation he has set up in the past year, which is build of cross-functional team, borrows metaphors from the world of bees, and focuses engineers on the user journey.

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Jun 2017

The Power of the Network with Rachel Delacour

management

If Rachel Delacour had to pick one key thing that has moved the needle for BIME Analytics in more ways than one, building a strong network would be it. Every person The CEO surrounded herself with was picked smartly, trod with care, and nurtured to take up the mission of the SaaS cloud company. The effort paid off massively.

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