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Barry Diller

Barry Diller is the chairman and senior executive of InterActiveCorp, the parent company of web properties ranging from Vimeo to OkCupid. He was previously the CEO of Paramount Pictures and Fox network.

“I learned really early that you are best when you know nothing.”

— Barry Diller
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Featured in these episodes:
Barry Diller, guest
December 13, 2017

To move from one success to another — learn to un-learn. Take everything that helped you win the first time, then discard it and learn a new way. That’s how Barry Diller, titan of “old” media (ABC, Paramount, Fox), mastered the new dot-com world. His company IAC owns everything from Expedia to Vimeo to Match.com.

Barry Diller, guest
December 6, 2017

Tinder. Top Gun. Roots. The Simpsons. What do they have in common? Media icon Barry Diller. Barry is what we call an “infinite learner.” He’s only interested in things he’s never done before. And if they’ve never been done by anyone? Better yet. He succeeds by embracing that he is, in fact, a master of nothing. Entrepreneurs, take note: You just might be an infinite learner yourself, and Barry shares a lesson or two you can use.