In this episode, we discuss careers and leadership in entrepreneurial startups, with a particular focus on Executive MBA careers. Approximately half of INSEAD graduates run their own companies at some point in their careers. Others join high growth ventures, lead entrepreneurial projects within corporations, or focus on social ventures. We discuss some of the challenges that present when running your own company.


Alexander Bregman, GEMBA'2016

Alexander started off at Google with Inside Sales before moving to Product Marketing and later the Global Product Partnerships team, negotiating and working with strategic partners to launch various Google products across EMEA, including Google Play Books, Play Newsstand, Google Chromecast, Google Assistant and more. After 11 years, Alex experienced some triggers (which we cover in the podcast) that led to him co-found Invitly: a networking app for professionals to meet through invites for drinks or meals to grow their professional network and unlock business opportunities. 

Adrian Johnson, INSEAD Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Adrian Johnson is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and a technology and media entrepreneur. Adrian teaches the legendary "Your First Hundred Days" MBA/EMBA course. as well as customer-specific and open-enrolment programmes.

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