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Selina Tobaccowala

Selina Tobaccowala is the co-founder of Gixo, a fitness app that streams live exercise classes to mobile devices. She’s a serial entrepreneur who’s been disrupting industries ever since she started coding in her Stanford dorm room. As co-founder of Evite and president of SurveyMonkey, she rode through two punishing and exhilarating waves of demand.

“Balance your own weaknesses with great people because they’ll have the ability to see fires ahead of you.”

— Selina Tobaccowala
Featured in these episodes:
Selina Tobaccowala, guest
July 19, 2017

The best entrepreneurs? They let fires burn. Knowing which problems NOT to solve is just as critical as knowing how to solve them. You have to conserve energy for the biggest blazes, and learn how to sleep easy while other fires smolder around you. Learn from serial entrepreneur Selina Tobaccowala about how to choose which fires to fight.

Selina Tobaccowala, cameo
May 31, 2017

To lead a fast-changing organization, you have to be as skilled at breaking plans as you are at making them. Take it from Sheryl Sandberg, who helped grow Facebook to 2 billion users and 14,000 employees in her first six years. She shares the practical, tactical, on-the-ground lessons she learned at Google and Facebook — everything from hiring people for roles that never existed before to navigating make-or-break crises.