MI172: Zero to IPO & Cofounding Okta w/ Frederic Kerrest

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IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:

  • 03:24 - What Okta does and how it became a multi-billion dollar business.
  • 05:14 - Why Frederic chose to stick with Okta after starting the company and helping it grow to over 5,000 employees.
  • 11:01 - How Okta was able to bounce back from missing their sales targets by 70% back in 2011.
  • 17:30 - Ways in which Okta is able to compete with the big tech behemoths.
  • 19:28 - Frederic’s three rules to live by.
  • 26:01 - Frederic’s blueprint for selecting the right partner to do business with.
  • 32:54 - When founders should start considering taking in outside capital.
  • 40:38 - How Frederic helps Okta tune out the stock price to focus on the business.
  • And much, much more!

*Disclaimer: Slight timestamp discrepancies may occur due to podcast platform differences.

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