In this episode of the podcast I welcomed Mike Liu to sit with us, to discuss the deeper aspects of innovation and how he has used that to fuel his life and his business pursuits.
This was more than just a discussion about Mike’s company or product: it was a trip down the pathway of someone who has innovation pulsing through their veins, and knows how to harness it for the betterment of our world.
My co-host was Koray Serbest, and together we had a fabulous conversation with Mike.
Here’s a summary of what we discussed:
04:19 - choose your own adventure approach
13:33 - disruption vs a blue ocean
15:05 - the privilege of leading a team
18:46 - sage advice when starting out with a new idea
24:34 - innovation in startups
31:15 - growing the innovation team
35:31 - building for the sake of profits or people?
41:00 - the models and heroes of an innovator
44:12 - innovating the self as well as the product
plus a lot more…
Here’s some information about our guest:
Founder & CEO, FreeFuse
CEO/Founder of FreeFuse. I went to Texas A&M University for my graduate studies and University of California Riverside for my undergrad. I worked as a teaching assistant for 6.5 years in engineering while formulating the idea for our company.
Something Interesting About You:
I love people passionate about their ideas and bringing them to life. I just completed my PhD in engineering. I want to make sure everyone around me has a great time and enjoys a true sense of community. I also enjoy watching and laughing at really bad horror films.
What Are You Famous For?
Having a crazy ability to remember almost anything especially alphanumeric sequences. Also, I really enjoy helping others and finding a way to connect other people. It's fun!
Here’s some information about my co-host:
Founder & CEO, Go Beyond Global
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