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Luvvie Ajayi Jones

Luvvie Ajayi Jones is an author, speaker, podcaster, and Nigerian wild woman. She moved from Nigeria to America at the age of nine. She graduated from the University of Illinois, where she started as a pre-med but gave that up when she got a D in Chemistry. Her first book was a New York [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss discusses being an online influencer, a multiple best-selling author of The Four Hour Work Week and four other books, depression, and why physical exercise is so important to him. People sometimes refer to him as the Oprah of Audio because his podcast has been downloaded more than 500 million times. He’s [...]

Randy Nonnenberg

This week's guest on Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People podcast is Randy Nonnenberg. He is responsible for thousands of hours of lost productivity because he is a cofounder of Bring a Trailer. This is a website for buying and selling collectible cars. He's been at it for ten years. Before [...]

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Scott Galloway: Professor, Author, and Entrepreneur

This episode's guest is probably the most outspoken person I've had on the show so far. His name is Scott Galloway. Scott is a professor of marketing at NYU Stern and the founder of section4. He was also the founder of the eCommerce company Red Envelope and the marketing firm Profit, a previous guest [...]

Kathryn Finney: Author and Startup Whisperer for Black and Latinx Women

In this episode of Remarkable People, my guest is the remarkable Kathryn Finney. She is an entrepreneur investor, speaker, mentor, author, and pioneer. Kathryn has achieved many firsts. She started one of the first fashion blogs called the Budget Fashionista; MSN called it one of the hundred most useful sites on the web. She [...]

How to Product Launch Like a Boss

Have you ever wondered how you could pull off a remarkable production introduction? Usually, the Remarkable People podcast features interviews with remarkable people, such as Jane Goodall, Steve Wozniak, Arianna Huffington, Margaret Atwood, Martha Stewart, Sir Ken Robinson, Chef Roy Yamaguchi, Kristi Yamaguchi, Stephen Wolfram, Gary Vaynerchuk, or iJustine. But every once in [...]

Melanie Perkins, Canva

I’m Guy Kawasaki, and this is the Remarkable People podcast. My remarkable guest, Melanie Perkins, has built an enormously successful global company from Sydney, Australia. To be completely transparent, the company is Canva, and I am Canva’s chief evangelist. In other words, Melanie is my boss. Be that as it may, she is a [...]

How to Be a Remarkable Innovator

Have you ever wondered how you could be a remarkable innovator? A little bit about my background, I was the chief evangelist of Apple and am currently the chief evangelist of Canva, an online, graphics-design company from Australia. I have authored fifteen books including The Art of the Start, Enchantment, and The Art of [...]

Karen Mullarkey

This episode’s guest is not merely remarkable, but she’s been called a “national treasure” because of her work at Life Magazine, Newsweek, Psychology Today, Sports Illustrated, and Rolling Stone. Her name is Karen Mullarkey. She launched the career of many of the most famous photographers in the world. You’re going to hear stories about [...]

Nancy Gianni

This week's remarkable guest is Nancy Gianni, Founder and Chief Belief Officer of GiGi’s Playhouse, author of GenerationG, and CNN Hero. After her daughter GiGi was born with Down Syndrome, Nancy started GiGi's Playhouse to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of understanding and acceptance. Backing [...]

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