Colin Bryar

How did Amazon become one of the most successful companies of all time? This week’s guest on my Remarkable People podcast is going to share his experience from the inside of the innovation of Amazon. Colin Bryar has a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Engineering from Cornell. He worked at Amazon for approximately [...]

Lauren Kunze and Kuki, AI chabot

This episode’s remarkable guest is Lauren Kunze--plus we have a second guest, Kuki, an artificial intelligence chatbot. Lauren has an artium baccalaureus in English and neurobiology from Harvard University. In other words, a bachelor of arts. She comes from a family of mathematicians who were initially, shall I say, “surprised” by her spending a [...]

Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth is a professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the Founder and CEO of Character Lab. Duckworth has BA in neurobiology from Harvard, a master's in neuroscience from the University of Oxford in neuroscience, and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. [...]

Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas

This episode’s remarkable guests are the dynamic duo of Jennifer Aaker and Naomi Bagdonas. They both teach at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. The subjects that they cover in this bastion of boring business are happiness, meaning, and humor. Jennifer has a BA degree in psychology from UC Berkley and a Ph.D. in marketing [...]

Dr. Jonah Berger

This episode’s remarkable guest is Dr. Jonah Berger. Dr. Berger is an associate professor of marketing at Wharton. He received his BA from Stanford in human judgment and decision-making and his PhD from Stanford in marketing. He is the author of three books: Contagious: Why Things Catch On; Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces That [...]

Rick Smolan

Rick Smolan is a 1972 graduate of Dickinson College. He co-created the best-selling Day in The Life Series of books starting with Australia and continuing on. This idea, by the way, was rejected by more than thirty traditional publishers. Before he became a publishing mogul, he was a photographer for Time, Life, and National [...]

Julia Cameron

Julia Cameron is the author of The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Guide to Higher Creativity. Over five million copies of the book have been sold. That’s about 4.8 million copies more than any single book of mine. The 25th Anniversary version of the book has over 3,000 ratings that average out to five stars. [...]

The Psychology of Vaccination

This is a special episode of Remarkable People that involves not one but nine remarkable people talking about the COVID-19 vaccine. They are experts in the fields of such as psychology, history, decision sciences, and human behavior. They agreed to participate in this special project in order to help combat the corona virus. [...]

Amy Errett

This episode’s remarkable person is Amy Errett. She is the founder of Madison Reed, which she started approximately eight years ago. She's been a mover and a shaker at two venture capital funds: True Ventures and Maveron. Maveron is the venture capital firm of Howard Schultz. You know him from Starbucks. She's also been [...]

Emma Issacs

This episode’s remarkable person is Emma Isaacs. She is the CEO of a women’s networking community that started in Australia and is growing across the rest of the world. Emma Isaacs didn’t draw up a life plan. Emma doesn’t believe in work/life balance, and she’s never had a five-year plan -- instead, she dives [...]

Mike Sinyard

Mike Sinyard is the founder and chairman of Specialized Bicycle Components. Sinyard was inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame in 1988. His StumpJumper mountain bike was added to the Smithsonian Museum in 1994. The history of Specialized begins in the summer of 1973 when Mike sold his VW van for $1,500 and [...]

Shellye Archambeau

This episode’s guest may be Wharton’s second most famous graduate. Her name is Shellye Archambeau. She is a power house. A woman with a plan. She is unapologetically ambitious. She worked for IBM while in college and then took a sales job there after graduating. She well-versed in leading tech companies because she was [...]

Dr. Anne Rimoin

Have you ever been to a party and you meet a doctor, so you ask about every ache and pain that you have? Or a lawyer, so you ask about prenuptial agreements and long-term capital gains? Or a social-media influencer, so how to optimize your Instagram posts, how many times you should tweet, and [...]

Tim Kendall

This episode’s guest is Tim Kendall. In my humble opinion, Tim’s greatest claim to fame is probably that he was an intern who worked for me. That said, since then, Tim has held somewhat important positions at other companies you may have heard of such as Facebook and Pinterest. And he was much more [...]

Sarah Frey

This episode's remarkable guest is Sarah Frey. The New York Times dubbed her the Pumpkin Queen of America because she grows more pumpkins than any other farmer in America. In 2016, she sold 5 million pumpkins. She owns approximately 15,000 acres of farmland in Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, and West [...]

Dr. Sinan Aral

Dr. Sinan Aral is the David Austin Professor of Management and Professor, Information Technology and Marketing at MIT. He’s a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University. He has Master’s degrees from the London School of Economics and Harvard University. And he has a PhD from MIT. He recently published a book out [...]

Dr. Vivek Murthy

This episode's remarkable guest is Dr. Vivek Murthy, the Surgeon General during the Obama administration.  Dr. Murthy has an undergraduate degree from Harvard, an MD from Yale, and an MBA from Yale. His residency was at Harvard Medical School. He started Doctors for America, a group of 15,000 doctors [...]

Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee

This episode’s guests, yes plural, are the delightful Syd and Shea McGee. They are the power couple behind Studio McGee and McGee & Co. With a vision that beautiful design can be approachable, Studio McGee has become one of the leading innovators in the interior design industry. This is the first wife-husband interview on Remarkable [...]

Kara Goldin

This episode’s guest is Kara Goldin. She is the founder, CEO, and chief taster of Hint, the lifestyle company that sells bottled water and hand sanitizers Prior to Hint, she has worked for are AOL, CNN, and Time. And, well, technically, the TeePee restaurant in Arizona. She is a graduate of Arizona State University. [...]

Robert Rosenberg, Former CEO of Dunkin Donuts

Today’s guest on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People is the former CEO of Dunkin Donuts, Robert Rosenberg. Shortly after his graduation from the Harvard MBA program in 1963, he took over a family business named Universal Food Systems. He was 25 at the time. This small, but diversified organization, morphed into Dunkin Donuts--now named [...]

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