In this episode, we talk about the future of remote and distributed work, the product-building models, and the importance of maintaining your core values as your company grows.To discuss this and more, we are joined by Sten Tamkivi, the Chief Product Officer at Topia, where he builds products to break down the barriers between people and places. Prior to co-founding Teleport (acquired by Topia in 2017) he served at Skype as an early executive and played a key role in its transformation from a startup to a leading telecom player with 300 million active users and a whopping $8.5 billion exit to Microsoft. A native Estonian, Sten has entrepreneurship in his blood. He started his journey when he was just 18 by founding Estonia's first digital media agency.
[18:56] Sten discusses the role of a physical office in an increasingly hybrid work environment [20:31] Sten highlights the principles you need to build a successful distributed working team [39:33] Sten shares his decision-making process when it comes to investing in early-stage companies Listen to the podcast to discover stories of exceptional people who are playing a key role in building and shaping the next wave of tech.
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