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IT Visionaries

Aug 28, 2019

When you look at technology today, you can be scared, depressed, excited and impatient all at once. That’s how Paul Ford feels. Paul is the CEO of Postlight, as well as a writer and frequent contributor to publications such as Wired and The New York Times. On this episode of IT Visionaries, Paul dives into what he loves about the tech industry, as well as what scares him. And he discusses building his company, the culture within it, and the exciting projects they’ve worked on for everyone from Vice to The Players’ Tribune to the Obama Foundation. 

 Best Advice: “You’re going to find your limits and you shouldn’t pretend you can get past them, you have to work with them.”

Key Takeaways:

  • How Paul got his start and his background in writing
  • How Postlight works and who they work with
  • Creating a culture of innovation
  • Looking toward the future


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