30 episodes

Want to know how to build market-leading technology products? Want to know how to take a startup from nothing multi-billion dollar exit? Zero To Exit is the best business and technology podcast series that will share deep insights from industry leaders on how they successfully led multiple products and companies to critical success. We will invite guests who have been on the battlefield for many years and can share their unique insights on building products, sales machines, company culture, marketing, and others. https://zerotoexit.io/

Zero To Exit Ankur Shah & Neelima Rustagi

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Want to know how to build market-leading technology products? Want to know how to take a startup from nothing multi-billion dollar exit? Zero To Exit is the best business and technology podcast series that will share deep insights from industry leaders on how they successfully led multiple products and companies to critical success. We will invite guests who have been on the battlefield for many years and can share their unique insights on building products, sales machines, company culture, marketing, and others. https://zerotoexit.io/

    Lessons from an Entrepreneur turned VC - Aaref Hilaly (Partner, Bain Capital Ventures)

    Lessons from an Entrepreneur turned VC - Aaref Hilaly (Partner, Bain Capital Ventures)

    Aaref Hilaly is a Partner at Bain Capital Ventures and a proven technology veteran with over 20 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur and early-stage investor. Prior to joining BCV, he co-founded two companies and spent seven years as a partner at Sequoia. If you want to know how to instantly get VC's attention, you don't want to miss this episode.

    • 42 min
    Demystifying the Federal Market - Tim Junio (Co-founder & CEO, Expanse)

    Demystifying the Federal Market - Tim Junio (Co-founder & CEO, Expanse)

    In this episode of ZeroToExit, we are pleased to have Tim Junio, co-founder & CEO of Expanse, an Attack Surface Management company that was acquired by Palo Alto Networks not too long ago. He has over a decade of experience in cyber operations and large-scale distributed sensing. Prior to co-founding Expanse, he worked at DARPA, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the CIA. Dr. Junio holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Johns Hopkins University.
    In today’s show, we’ll get Tim to share his perspective on how our government thinks about cyber defense and in the process provide insights to future entrepreneurs who want to tap into the lucrative federal market.

    • 38 min
    Academia To Entrepreneurship - John Viega (Founder & CEO, Capsule8)

    Academia To Entrepreneurship - John Viega (Founder & CEO, Capsule8)

    In today’s show we are pleased to have John Viega, Founder & CEO of Capsule8, a security startup focusing on infrastructure security for VMs and containers in public and private clouds.  Prior to founding Capsule8, John held leadership roles at BAE Systems, McAfee and many other cybersecurity companies. He has co-authored 6 books on security and is an adjunct professor of Computer Science at NYU. 

    • 39 min
    Playing the Long Game - Sumedh Thakar (President & CEO, Qualys)

    Playing the Long Game - Sumedh Thakar (President & CEO, Qualys)

    Sumedh Thakar is President & CEO of Qualys.  Qualys is a cybersecurity company focused on cloud security & compliance.  Sumedh has been instrumental in growing and navigating the company through multiple transformations through his two-decade-long journey in Qualys. In this episode, we discuss how to get from product to platform, what to measure and the importance of wall street growth.

    • 53 min
    Securing the Social Media - Rinki Sethi (CISO, Twitter)

    Securing the Social Media - Rinki Sethi (CISO, Twitter)

    In this cracking episode, we host Rinki Sethi, CISO Twitter. We have a no-holds-barred conversation on taking stock of your career,  CISO's priorities, how to get CISO's attention, and finally the importance of health and mental wellbeing in and after COVID times. 

    • 39 min
    Innovation is Everywhere: Turning Ideas into Execution - Chet Kapoor (Chairman and CEO DataStax)

    Innovation is Everywhere: Turning Ideas into Execution - Chet Kapoor (Chairman and CEO DataStax)

    Chet Kapoor is the Chairman and CEO of DataStax. He is a proven leader and innovator in the tech industry with more than 20 years in leadership at innovative software and cloud companies, including Apigee, Google, IBM, BEA Systems, NeXT, and others. As Chairman and CEO of Apigee, he led company-wide initiatives to build Apigee into a leading technology provider for digital business. Chet successfully took Apigee public before the company was acquired by Google in 2016. 
    If you’re an entrepreneur and technologist who wants to understand how a second-time CEO is helping connect developers to the power and scale of open source software and cloud database-as-a-service, you don’t want to miss this episode. 

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

megan@podcastingyou ,

A Valuable Resource!

Ankur and Neelima do such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

bnven ,

Love this podcast

A lot to learn from these insightful stories! Great job guys. Highly recommended for product managers and anybody with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Swoop1234 ,

Amazing speakers & pearls of wisdom

WTG Neelima & Ankur! This is by far my favorite podcast. I’d imagine the 1000s of PMs in cyber security feel the same way. Thanks for the lineup of great speakers, many of whom are legends in the industry.

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