In episode 2 we discuss careers and leadership in entrepreneurial startups. 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.

Our guests today
Alexander Bregman

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 experiences some triggers (which we will cover) that led to him co-finding Invitly: a networking app for professionals to meet through invites for drinks or meals to grow professional network & unlock business opportunities. 

Adrian Johnson

Adrian Johnson is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and a technology and media entrepreneur. As well as co-founding several companies Adrian is an Adjunct Professor at INSEAD and teaches the legendary "Your First Hundred Days" MBA/EMBA course in Fontainebleau and Singapore as well as Executive Education customer-specific and open-enrolment programmes.

Show Notes

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INSEAD's modular Global Executive MBA programme (GEMBA) takes place in fully integrated campuses across three regions: Europe (France), Asia (Singapore) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi). The GEMBA offers experienced executives an intensive 14 to 17-month fast-track to the top via one of the world’s most prestigious and multicultural business schools.

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