Marc Randolph is a top entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker, Netflix co-founder, and angel investor. He has 40 years experience as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. After leaving Netflix, he co-founded analytics software company Looker Data Sciences, and currently serves as a board member and advisor for a number of startups. His dynamic keynote presentations focus on what it takes for entrepreneurs to innovate.
Where do Ideas Come from: Learn how Silicon Valley’s most exciting startups come up with their ideas and how they turn those ideas into reality.
Anyone who has taken a shower has had an idea. But how do you turn those ideas into reality? Netflix Founder and startup CEO Marc Randolph will share dozens of tips, tricks, and stories drawn from his 4 decades as an entrepreneur that will help you more easily come up with innovative ideas, validate them, and get your new venture off the ground. Equal parts inspiration, start up stories, and practical tips, it’s a message that resonates equally well with students, early-stage entrepreneurs, and any businessperson looking to bring innovation to their business.
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How to get your company thinking like a startup: What Silicon Valley has to teach us about innovation
The world is changing rapidly – and companies that can’t innovate effectively are going to be left behind. But while innovation is easy to aspire to, it’s hard to do. Netflix founder and startup CEO Marc Randolph will share dozens of effective tips, tricks, and stories drawn from his 4 decades as an entrepreneur that will help you make your company more responsive to changing conditions = regardless of your company’s size or industry.
Netflixed: how a scrappy Silicon Valley startup brought down Blockbuster and built one of the world’s best known brands.
Netflix Founder and startup CEO Marc Randolph shares the unlikely story of how a handful of dreamers with no money and a bad idea, created the company that eventually brought down Blockbuster. Packed with dozens of stories that trace the dramatic ups and downs of those first exciting years, Marc weaves an inspiring story that shows the value of innovation, persistence, and optimism. Along the way, he shares some of the many values that he believes made Netflix successful, including a focus on analytics and testing, its novel corporate culture, and it’s almost fanatical obsession with focus. Equal parts inspiration, start up story, and practical tips, it’s a message that resonates well with anyone who appreciates a good “overcoming adversity” story.
“Our firm hired Marc to be a keynote speaker at Accenture’s very important event in Spain. His story was very engaging and we all enjoyed his discussion about disruption, innovation and the Netflix story.”
“While Marc Randolph is certainly a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of Netflix, his most significant role may be that of mentor. I’ve seen it first hand on the campus of High Point University where Marc serves as Entrepreneur in Residence. Our students listen intensely to his advice and counsel, and they line up to receive feedback on their entrepreneurial endeavors and in general, their life path. In Nobody Knows Anything, Marc puts to paper a lifetime of learnings, trial and error, and a system to ensure the reader can embrace the type of growth mindset that creates success and significance.”
“Marc Randolph leverages his decades of experience in Silicon Valley to encourage everyone, anyone, and nobody to follow their dreams. Adopting his strategies to reduce time to insight, embrace risk, and simply take action, the reader will start to think like a start-up, develop as a leader and innovate.”