Beyond the Bottom Line is a podcast created by the Program on Entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management, where we're educating founders for business and society. We interview the founders, investors, technologists, and early stage employees who are part of today's entrepreneurial ecosystem
Beyond the Bottom Line | Episode 18: Alyse LaHue, General Manager of Sky Blue FC
In this episode, we talk to Alyse LaHue about the future of the NWSL, Sky Blue FC, and women's sports.
Beyond The Bottom Line | Episode 17: Jennifer Tombaugh, President of Tauck
In this episode, we speak with Jennifer Tombaugh, President of Tauck, a Connecticut-based and family-owned travel company. Jennifer discusses her journey from working in large, Fortune 500 companies like Coca Cola at the start of her career to what led to her decision to join Tauck's business development team 18 years ago. As her role in the company has changed, Jennifer shares insight into her work on the business development team and what goes into being an effective manager all while the travel business changes and grows over time since first joining Tauck.
Beyond The Bottom Line | Episode 16: Claudia Reuter, Techstars
In this episode, we speak with Claudia Reuter, Managing Director of the Stanley Techstars Additive Manufacturing Acclerator in Hartford and General Manager of Techstars East. She is an experienced entrepreneur who worked as SVP of digital services for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and was Co-Founder and CEO of School Chapters.
Beyond The Bottom Line | Episode 15: Jeff Hong, Co-Founder of Bite
In this episode, we speak with Jeff Hong SOM '15, Co-Founder of Bite, a technology platform that provides restaurants with intelligent self-service kiosks to both simplify and personalize the food-service experience. Jeff shares how his coursework at SOM helped to shape the idea for Bite, the prototyping process, and building point of sales systems.
Beyond The Bottom Line | Episode 14: Melissa Mash, Co-Founder of Dagne Dover
In this episode, we speak with Melissa Mash, Co-Founder of Dagne Dover. Melissa shares how her experience working for Coach in London helped her formulate the idea for her own brand and led to her decision to attend business school. While at Wharton, Melissa met her co-founders, Deepa Gandhi and Jessy Dover, and the team worked together to create Dagne Dover - "bags designed for a life in motion".
Beyond The Bottom Line | Episode 13: Brendan Kennedy, CEO of Tilray
In this episode, we speak with Brendan Kennedy SOM '05, Co-Founder of Privateer Holdings and CEO of Tilray. Brendan discusses his career path upon graduating from Yale SOM and how this work experience helped lead to the idea behind Privateer Holdings. He also shares his transition to CEO of Tilray and how his experiences as an entrepreneur impacted this role change.