A podcast for Change Makers

Running Stuff, a Peterson Partners podcast, takes you into the trenches with leading entrepreneurs to uncover what it’s really like to run and scale a successful business.

Product Management

With Jorge Mazal, former Chief Product Officer at Duolingo

Moderated by: Taylor Jones

Jorge Mazal is former Chief Product Officer at Duolingo, the most downloaded education app in the world. Jorge has also been a product manager at iconic internet companies Zynga and MyFitnessPal. We discuss his lessons from each company, how he built and scaled his product at Duolingo, and his insights into the craft of product management.

Turnarounds and Survivor Bias

with David Lockwood • Author, "author of Fooled by the Winners"

Moderated by: Clint Peterson

The Future of Education

With Caleb Hicks • Founder and CEO, Factor

Moderated by: Taylor Jones

Scaling Incentives and Culture

with John A. List • Chief Economist at WalMart and author of “The Voltage Effect”

Moderated by: Max Artz

Early Stage Product Development

With Brian Pugh • Sr. VP of Engineering, Lucid and Loren Larsen • CEO and Founder, Videra Health

Moderated by: Taylor Jones

Lessons on Leadership and Risk

with General Stanley A. McChrystal

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

Running a Finance Organization

With Charly Kevers • CFO, Carta

Moderated by: Taylor Jones

Building a Value-Based Marketing Engine

with Mike Steele and Jake Young • CEO and COO at Pupford

Moderated by: Jordan Lusk

Utah, the Start-Up State

With Governor Spencer Cox • Utah

Moderated by: Ben Capell

Making the Entrepreneurial Leap of Faith

with Trevor McKendrick • CEO & Co-Founder, Seis

Moderated by: Ben Capell

Exploring Early-Stage Demand Gen Marketing

With Rachel Hofstetter • CMO, Genesis Block and Sterling Snow • Chief Revenue Officer, Divvy

Moderated by: Taylor Jones

Early Stage Growth Tactics

With Dave Grow • President & COO, Lucid Software

Moderated by: Ilana Stern

Discovering the Why

With Chris Klomp • CEO, Collective Medical

Moderated by: Clint Peterson

Building Tech Startups in Healthcare and the Power Behind a Business with a Strong Social Mission

With Dallen Allred, CEO, Tava Health

Moderated by: Ilana Stern

Brand Building and Entrepreneurship

With Davis Smith • Founder & CEO, Cotopaxi

Moderated by: Clint Peterson

Building in the Shopify Ecosystem

With Jonathan Poma • CEO, Loop

Moderated by: Ilana Stern

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Identifying Entrepreneurial Opportunities

With Mark Newman • Co-founder and CEO, Nomi Health

Moderated by: Ben Capell

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Growth Through Adversity

With Hamid Moghadam • Chairman and CEO, Prologis

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

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Building a Product-Led Growth Engine

With Karl Sun • CEO, Lucid

Moderated by: Ben Capell

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From Zero to One: Finding Product/Market Fit and Early Scaling

With Tejas Konduru • Co-Founder and CEO, Via

Moderated by: Ilana Stern

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Identifying Your Customer

With Sterling Jones • Co-Founder, JoJo's Chocolate

Hosted by: Max Artz

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Creating A Resilient Corporate Culture

With Amy Errett • Founder and CEO, Madison Reed

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

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Managing Through Crisis

With Christian Gormsen • CEO, Eargo

Hosted by: Ben Capell

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Balancing Long-Term Vision

With Tim Brown • Co-founder, AllBirds

Hosted by: Ben Capell

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Doing A Search

With Andrew Saltoun • Former CEO, Integra Partners

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

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Starting From Scratch

With Andy Dunn • Co-founder, Bonobos

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

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The War For Talent

With Paul McKinnon • Former head of talent management at CitiGroup and Dell

Moderated by: Clint Peterson

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Entrepreneurship

With David Neeleman • Founder of JetBlue, Azul, and Breeze

Moderated by: Clint Peterson

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Scaling a Business

With Kevin Taweel • Founder and CEO of Asurion

Moderated by: Joel Peterson

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Disclaimer

The portfolio companies identified and described herein do not represent all of the portfolio companies purchased, sold or recommended for funds advised by Peterson Partners. The reader should not assume that an investment in the portfolio companies identified was or will be profitable. Any opinions, projections, forecasts and estimates contained in this production are necessarily speculative in nature, are based upon certain assumptions, and subject to change without notice. It can be expected that some or all of such assumptions will not materialize or will vary significantly from actual results. This production is not an offer to buy or sell any investments. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

About Peterson Partners

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