Interviews

I co-host a podcast, LAisgoodforyou, that introduces listeners to some of LA’s most interesting founders. Here are a few of my favorite episodes.

 
 
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Joanna McFarland, HopSkipDrive

Joanna talks to us about what it means to give kids access to opportunity through mobility.

 
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Gail Becker, Caulipower

Gail Becker, founder of Caulipower, on why she left a high-profile career to start Caulipower.

 
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Sisun Lee, Morning Recovery

Sisun Lee talks to us about Facebook’s impact on his career, how customs and visa issues almost killed his startup, and why there’s no magical hangover cure.

 
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Eli Portnoy, Sense360

Founder of Sense360 talks about his regret of not selling his first company, pivoting his second startup, and the mistakes he could’ve avoided if he’d had a co-founder.

 
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Andrew Peterson, Signal Sciences

Andrew talks to us about why he left Google for Africa, his ‘Founder’s Dilemma’ book club and why LA is better than the Bay Area to build your startup.