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Shaping the Business World of Tomorrow - Interview with Tracy Young

Updated: Feb 3

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

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