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Tobi Lütke

Tobi Lütke is the founder and CEO of Shopify, a company based in Ottawa, Canada. He was part of the Ruby on Rails core team and has created open source libraries, including Active Merchant.

“Building a platform is the most valuable thing in the world.”

— Tobi Lütke
Featured in these episodes:
Tobi Lütke, guest
February 13, 2020

The secret to massive scale? Be a platform. Build a virtuous cycle where everyone wins, and you’ll emerge the biggest winner of all. This is what Tobi Lütke did when he built Shopify – and then opened it up to the world.

Tobi Lütke, cameo
August 18, 2020

You need more than a good product to scale – you need strong rituals that help build your culture, cohere your team, and home in on your targets. Shishir Mehrotra learned this when he scaled YouTube to a billion hours of watch-time each day. In his new role as CEO and founder of Coda, he’s learned to constantly ask: What old rituals are holding us back? And what new rituals can we create together that keep us all moving forward?