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There’s so much to learn, and so little time. The Operators brings you insights on success, whether you’re building your career or a company.

Get the nuts and bolts of how it all works from entrepreneurs and executives with experience at top tech companies AirBnB, Brex, DocSend, Google, Facebook, and Slack.

Hear from the people doing the real day-to-day work, the people who make it all happen, the people know what it really takes… the Operators.


Episode 6

Managing finances at cash-strapped startups is no easy task. Stephanie Hsiung, CFO at Duda, speaks about her experiences from companies like Calm, AdRoll, and Joining her is Mark Kang, Head of Finance at Zeus Living, one of the fastest-growing providers of furnished housing for business travelers, who brings experience and insights from a career spanning startups, venture capital, and banking at Morgan Stanley and Barclays. More on TechCrunch.

Episode 5

AirBnB's Global Product Director of Customer and Community Support Platform Products, Andy Yasutake, and Carta's Head of Enterprise Relationship Management, Jared Thomas, share with us how to be a “Chik-Fil-A” and “Comcast.” Learn about the keys to amazing customer service. More on TechCrunch.


Almost 50% of marketing spend is “wasted” according to industry insiders. Hear about how to break in and do it right from Christiana Rattazzi, Head of Tech Marketing at WeWork, and Elenitsa Staykova, VP of Marketing at Brex. WeWork is the leading coworking company with $8+ billion raised, a valuation of $47 billion, and an impending IPO. Brex is a fast-growing unicorn, recently valued at $2+ billion, and the leading provider of credit cards to startups and tech companies. More on TechCrunch.


Learn about the art and science of design and UI/UX research from two executives who helped design and build products now used by billions of people all around the world. Gülay Birand and Tim Rechin bring their experience from Facebook, Google, Mint, Edmodo, and other leading companies to this episode on UI/UX and design. More on TechCrunch.


This week’s edition is on product management, featuring Lorilyn McCue of Slack, the fastest growing enterprise company ever, and Jamal Eason, senior PM at Google, a company recognized as the best training ground for product managers. More on TechCrunch.


This week’s edition of The Operators features Whitney Sales, a general partner at Acceleprise, the leading enterprise SaaS accelerator, and Russ Heddleston, founder and CEO of DocSend, a fast rising document management and sharing product. More on TechCrunch.


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We interview experts from top tech companies about how they got into their field, what makes someone good at it, and how a first time founder should hire and manage them.

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 The Operators is hosted by Tim Hsia and Neil Devani.