6 Star Business

Changing the World One Innovation at a Time; with Mike Liu

May 10, 2022 Aveline Clarke Season 2 Episode 18
6 Star Business
Changing the World One Innovation at a Time; with Mike Liu
Show Notes

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:

Mike Liu

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! 


W: https://www.freefuse.com

LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-liu-4wd/

LI: https://www.linkedin.com/company/freefuse-inc

Here’s some information about my co-host:

Koray Serbest

Founder & CEO, Go Beyond Global


Your host,  


Check out our previous episode here.

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