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Today, Stephynie is talking with Trond Undheim, who is a futurist, entrepreneur, and tech genius.
Trond grew up in Norway and ended up in the United States after following a girlfriend. His fascination with Legos as a kid as well as his deep want for exploration led Trond to build new companies and new technologies establishing an incredible career. Trond has been a founder of several startups, including Yeggi, a game-changing search engine, and the MIT startup Exchange connecting industry to start-up. Today, Trond hosts the 'Futurized' podcast and has also written several books looking at tech disruption.
In this episode, we get a glimpse into the mind, of a futurist.
00:00- Spin It! Intro
00:31- Trond Undheim Intro
01:11- Introductory Comments
01:30- Running the Boston Marathon
03:45- Growing up in Norway
07:29- Creating a Search Engine when Google had already taken over
14:56- Lessons that Trond learned during his Entrepreneurship Journey
25:00- Get as many Data Points as possible
26:18- Knowledge and Insight is something that everyone should strive for
29:23- Don't fail fast, fail slow
34:26- Trond’s first impression of the Silicon Valley
38:56- Why Trond created the Futurized Podcast
44:25- Trond’s Book that dives into Health Technology
48:55- Living in a dysfunctional system
53:28- Important Social Platforms and Links
53:50- Spin It! Outro
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