Paul Berry – RebelMouse

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Paul Berry (previously the CTO of HuffingtonPost) is Founder and CEO of RebelMouse, a platform used by individuals and companies of all sizes to build social experiences on the fly.

Motivation

Celebrate the ups with the 100% full understanding that as an entrepreneur, you are very much like a heroin addict and a corresponding low is on its way :) I’ve found that both giving limits to the lows and highs help keep the balance and focus you need to keep making progress.

Hack

We have a globally distributed community management team so that we can respond in real time almost 24×7 to any mention, question, feedback on Twitter/Facebook/email etc. This dedication to being unusually responsive not just in business hours as a social platform has helped turn interested customers and visitors into super fans.

Genesis

I was CTO of HuffingtonPost where I ran product, design and engineering. I often tell entrepreneurial students and others asking advice that for me the meaning of “entrepreneurial” is doing work with no guarantee of pay. So before I founded RebelMouse I was able to learn a ton by just going and getting a lot done and asking for the pay later in annual reviews etc. At HuffingtonPost I was a key part of board meetings and the management team, and it is hard to imagine me doing the ...

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