Bob Young is a serial entrepreneur who is best known for founding Red Hat and Lulu.
JJ interviews Bob Young and unearths many stories about Red Hat’s VC experience, culture, business model and origins!
Life before Red Hat and origins of company — 00:10
Starting Red Hat, meeting Mark, initial business — 1:57
Early years, important moments and decisions — 9:10
Disagreements that worked out well — 11:05
Setting Red Hat's mission and values — 13:35
Enterprise software developers + OSS — 18:50
What was the funding like for Red Hat? — 21:38
Discussion about customers — 25:00
Tell us about life after Red Hat and starting Lulu — 27:24
Customers of Red Hat were fans, similar to Lulu — 33:35
What contrarian views are critical to your success? — 35:32
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