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Saas District - Akeel Jabber | HoriZen Capital Episode 87, 23rd February 2021

Leveling up your Leadership development, sales team and going from $0-$100M ARR mark 3 times with J. Ryan Williams #87

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J. Ryan Williams is a founder, media producer & coach with an extence Startup operator & advisor trajectory,  achieving the $0 - to $100M ARR mark 3 times

Ryan is a keynote speaker who devoted his career to leadership development. As an executive coach, he works with high potential teams and leaders at once-in-a-generation technology companies such as Airbnb, Lyft and the like, as well as early-stage startups backed by Google, Y-Combinator, A16Z, and other top investors.

Prior to starting his coaching-firm, Ryan created a sales-training program called SalesCollider, for new executives perfecting their go-to-market strategies and provided workshops to 400 participants over two years. He is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and was certified as an Executive Coach by the Berkeley Executive Coaching Institute at the Haas School of Business.

During this interview we cover:

  • 00:00 Contentfy, Your On-Demand Content Team (Sponsor)
  • 01:02 - Intro 
  • 02:26 - Ryan’s Background & Past Ventures 
  • 05:49 -  $0-$100M ARR 3 times
  • 17:24 - Is Your Company a Good Fit for Projection & Growth?
  • 20:58 - Ideal Founder Profile & Best Performers 
  • 26:21 -  Ryan’s Development Playbook Insights (coaching AirBnB, Asana, Zoom)
  • 37:17 -  Churro Media & their Upcoming Film “Outside the Valley
  • 40:35 - Best Places Outside the Valley for Startups
  • 48:28 - Findings about common Challenges faced by Startups Outside the Valley
  • 53:25 - Advice Ryan Would tell his 25 Year Old Self
  • 54:15 -  What Does Success Means To Spencer Today?
  • 56:20 - Favourite Books Instrumental to his Success
  • 57:26 - Get in Touch with J. Ryan Williams

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