GeekAtSea is a series of conversation with curious people about startups, science, economic and tech, their successes and challenges. Come hang out with us and be rewarded with knowledge you will not find anywhere else!
Paul Davis - Second Employee at Amazon
Paul Davis was once a 2nd employee at Amazon, on track to earn millions. Instead of sticking around to get filthy rich though, Paul decided he did not want to wait for the life to pass him by. He chose to spend time with his family, left Amazon, and twenty years later still has no regrets. His life has been nothing but wonderful. This is Paul’s story.
Anthony Eden, Founder and CEO of DNSimple
This is a story of how Anthony Eden founded DNSimple to become the fastest DNS management solution provider in the world. He built himself a company that not only cares about their customers, but also created the perfect place for their employees. They work hard, but they also do it remotely, from around the globe. How did he do it, and what lessons does Anthony have for fellow founders and entrepreneurs? It’s all in this podcast!
Paul Orlando - Unintended Consequences of Everyday Life
Paul Orlando is a startup founder, entrepreneur, Director of USC Incubator Program & Adjunct Professor for the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. Paul also has an avid interest in history, which he explores though his blog called Unintended Consequences. Paul's writing is a delight in the times of clickbait and social media. His blogs explore peculiar concepts and require the read to think and to wonder of what is possible, without giving a clear answer.
David Woodland - A Management Consultant in Silicon Valley
David Woodland is currently a Product Manager at Facebook, previously Head of Product at Palm.com and a Product Manager at Pebble. He is a father of 4, and a Management Consultant who found product-building life in Silicon Valley to be way more attractive than spreadsheets.
On this episode we talk about his work and life balance, what it was like to work at Pebble, how his consulting career prepared him to be a great product manager and a tinkerer, how a team of 12 can launch a bran new smart phone from scratch, how David got Stephen Curry, his childhood hero, to be the face of their company, and lastly, what it was like for him to be a Mormon in Silicon Valley.
Jason Calacanis - Entrepreneur turned angel Investor shares his insight about success, hard work, education, and the future.
Jason Calacanis is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He was one of the early believes in Uber, Calm, Robinhood and many others. He is a host of the show This Week in Startups, and the author of Angel. If that was not enough, he is a founder of a startup accelerator Launch.co, and the founder of Inside.com
On this episode, Jason shares his views and wisdom, advice that he's accumulated throughout his career, and lessons learned from other successful entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Mark Cuban, and Jeff Bezos.
Raising kids could be daunting, or it could ba lot of fun. Nathan is a startups founder and a dad who is making the best of every opportunity. We talk about his family, his work, and how the two intertwine to create a happy and healthy lifestyle.
Lovely conversations that really inspired me to live a more interesting life. Great advice from guests on who to be more successful, and tips and tricks on being a better self.
Rad Dad features great stories from tech leaders who also are living the Dad life. If you want to hear awesome convos, Kirill has great guests, a good flow and interesting dialogue. Subscribe now!
I've enjoyed a lot listening to Kirill and his guests talking about the adventure of being a parent while balancing professional and life goals. It has given me new perspectives in my own journey as a dad. Totally recommended!