The importance of company culture, diversity in leadership, and challenging the status quo.
Highlight Reel from Tracy Young Interview
Our interview today is with Tracy Young, the co-founder and CEO of TigerEye, a sales and go-to-market platform that helps leaders track and predict the future performance of their business. She was previously the co-founder and CEO of PlanGrid, a construction productivity software. PlanGrid grew from 5 co-founders to 450 people and helped build over 1 million construction projects around the globe before being acquired by Autodesk in 2018 for $875 million.
Watch the full interview below to learn her thoughts on:
00:00 🎙️ Dedicating the interview to the World Wildlife Fund,
02:14 👨👩👧👦 Tracy Young's background and family,
05:30 💡 The inception of PlanGrid and the problem it aimed to solve,
09:34 🌟 Transition from Founder to CEO and the leadership evolution,
12:02 🌐 Encouraging diversity and inclusion in tech entrepreneurship,
21:55 🚀 The problem TigerEye aims to solve
23:57 📊 The future of tracking analytics and sales in business
25:06 🤝 Importance of culture and belonging in the company
27:13 💡 Learning from past mistakes in building company culture
29:28 🏗️ Influence of construction background on leadership
32:21 👩🎓 Advice for students aiming to make an impact in their careers
"I really like this younger generation. You care about the world. I would say continue to not stand for status quo because it ain't working out… And build the future that you want to live in."
Full Interview with Tracy Young