Growth Investor with GrowthCap‘s RJ Lumba
Changing The Data Game: Hyperscience CEO Peter Brodsky

Changing The Data Game: Hyperscience CEO Peter Brodsky

October 20, 2021

In this episode we chat with Peter Brodsky, Co-Founder and CEO of Hyperscience, a company which has transformed the way organizations ingest and parse data.  

Peter shares with us his various insights on data technology, business and leadership.  He’s a cerebral CEO who has approached scaling in his own unique and effective way.

We chat about the value of a great early investor, striving for an authentic culture and leadership style, and how perseverance is most often the secret to success.

Hyperscience has raised over $190 million  from investors including Tiger Global, Bessemer Venture Partners, and FirstMark.

We hope you enjoy the show.

HealthTech’s Missing Link: Innovaccer CEO Abhinav Shashank

HealthTech’s Missing Link: Innovaccer CEO Abhinav Shashank

October 13, 2021

In this episode we chat with Innovaccer Co-founder and CEO, Abhinav Shashank, who shares his insights on how he built a global company from scratch, the power of having access to India’s engineering talent, and how his investors have played a key role in helping the company scale.  

Innovaccer simplifies complex data from all points of care.  It streamlines information helping healthcare organizations make better decisions based on key data insights and predictions. The company’s solutions have been deployed across more than 1,000 care settings in the U.S., enabling more than 37,000 providers to transform care delivery and work collaboratively with payers and life sciences companies.

We hope you enjoy the show.

King of All Data: BigID CEO Dimitri Sirota

King of All Data: BigID CEO Dimitri Sirota

October 6, 2021

When you’ve been around the block as much as Dimitri has, you start to notice things. Dimitri is a three time entrepreneur and the co-founder and CEO of BigID, a company that provides a complete solution for businesses seeking to connect to and manage all of its data regardless of the form the data is in or where it resides.

Dimitri shares with us what it truly means to Know Your Data (KYD), his focus on the sales organization, and the importance of commitment and engagement to company culture.

BigID has raised nearly $250 million of funding. Its investors include Advent International, Tiger Global, and Bessemer Venture Partners, among others.

We hope you enjoy the show.

The Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company: Axonius CEO And Co-Founder Dean Sysman

The Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company: Axonius CEO And Co-Founder Dean Sysman

September 25, 2021

When Dean Sysman discovered that companies had no way of tracking the devices on its network, he knew it was a big problem that needed to be solved. Dean founded Axonius to make comprehensive and efficient cybersecurity asset management a reality for businesses around the world.

Today, Axonius is one of the fastest growing cybersecurity companies and to date he’s raised nearly $200 million.

Dean shares with us his entrepreneurial path and vision, insights on the Axonius asset management platform, and his leadership philosophy centered on growth.

We hope you enjoy the show.

A Bright Light In Tech Leadership: WebPT CEO Nancy Ham

A Bright Light In Tech Leadership: WebPT CEO Nancy Ham

September 16, 2021

In this episode we chat with the CEO of WebPT, Nancy Ham, whose clarity in leadership philosophy has served her well through many notable executive positions she’s held throughout her career. It’s her clarity and way of shining a light on key business levers that make her a CEO that some of today’s best investors seek to partner with. WebPT, the leading rehab therapy platform for enhancing patient care and fueling business growth, is currently backed by Warburg Pincus.

We chat about the company’s maniacal focus on product and purpose, how private equity has helped her scale the company, the decision to go 100% remote, and who she thinks is the best CEO.

Nancy also shares with us three valuable leadership insights: amnesty on the past, the ‘What’ vs the ‘So What’, and a relentless focus on the ‘Why’.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Tiger Global and Softbank: Bullish on Dr. Yu Xu’s TigerGraph

Tiger Global and Softbank: Bullish on Dr. Yu Xu’s TigerGraph

September 7, 2021

In this episode we chat with Dr. Yu Xu, who has been building TigerGraph, a platform for advanced analytics and machine learning on connected data, for nearly a decade.  

After being in stealth mode for several years, Yu emerged to attract not only some of the largest and most sophisticated corporate clients but also some of the biggest and best investors.

He’s raised nearly $200 million in just a few years from the likes of Tiger Global and Softbank and this is just the beginning.  His graphing technology is dramatically reducing the time it takes companies to analyze data and has an estimated market size of $100 billion.

We hope you enjoy the show.

FinTech Growth Maestro: Dwolla CEO Brady Harris

FinTech Growth Maestro: Dwolla CEO Brady Harris

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dwolla CEO Brady Harris and I chat about the FinTech space and how Dwolla saves businesses a tremendous amount of money by lowering transaction fees.  We also chat about his experience working with private equity and venture capital investors and who he thinks is the smartest person in FinTech.

I particularly liked his insights on leadership and today’s best CEO.

Before joining Dwolla, Brady was the President of Payscape, a FinTech company offering dynamic payment solutions to 50,000+ businesses with over $25 billion in payment volume.  Prior to Payscape, he was the President of Eliot Management Group, a business payments solutions provider.  

I am your host RJ Lumba.  We hope you enjoy the show.

A Repeat Performer In CEO Excellence: Onfido CEO Mike Tuchen

A Repeat Performer In CEO Excellence: Onfido CEO Mike Tuchen

August 10, 2021

In this episode, we chat with Mike Tuchen, the CEO of Onfido, which is the new standard for digital access. The company digitally proves a user’s real identity using artificial intelligence (AI), by verifying a photo ID and comparing it to the person’s facial biometrics. The company is backed by TPG Growth, Salesforce Ventures and other notable investors.

Mike’s track record as a CEO is outstanding.

He built the new leader in data integration and data integrity with Talend. He grew revenue by 5x and ARR by 6x to $250M in 6+ years, taking the company public in 2016.

He also built the strongest team in its category of network security at Rapid7, delivering by far the fastest growth relative to its competitors and creating the leading company by new sales. He grew revenue by 10x in 4.5 years to $50M.

In our conversation we cover some of his secrets to success.

We hope you enjoy the show.

 

A People First Approach To Business: BrightLocal Founder And CEO Myles Anderson

A People First Approach To Business: BrightLocal Founder And CEO Myles Anderson

August 3, 2021

In this episode we chat with Myles Anderson, Founder and CEO of BrightLocal, a marketing technology company whose suite of local SEO tools are used by over 90,000 customers.

Myles shares with us his keen insights on how he built this now 190 person company from scratch and with very limited capital. He’s been able to scale consistently and profitably each year and puts people first in his approach to business.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Investor And Entrepreneur: Raging Capital Founder Bill Martin

Investor And Entrepreneur: Raging Capital Founder Bill Martin

July 27, 2021

In this episode we chat with Bill Martin, who has a long track record as a successful entrepreneur and investor, with a particular focus on financial technology and software businesses.

Bill is currently the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Raging Capital Management, a private investment partnership primarily focused on public equities that he founded in 2006. Raging Capital Management is well-regarded for its small-cap and activist investments, substantial alpha generation on the short-side, and private investments.

As an entrepreneur, Bill co-founded several successful financial technology companies, including Raging Bull and InsiderScore. He also co-founded and is a Senior Advisor to Princeton Equity Group (formerly Princeton Ventures), a provider of growth equity to private companies.

We hope you enjoy the show.

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