Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff

By dot.LA

Spencer Rascoff is a New York Times bestselling author who co-founded four tech companies, invested in over 50, and was CEO of Zillow for a decade. His first startup, Hotwire, sold to Expedia for $685 million, and his second startup, Zillow, is now a real estate colossus, worth around $10 billion dollars. Now, he’s cofounded dot.LA, a media company covering the cutting-edge LA tech scene. Hear Spencer discuss with other CEOs and business leaders – with a special focus on his hometown of Los Angeles -- how to manage, how to lead, and how to win in business.

  1. 1.
    Why Legendary Real Estate Coach Tom Ferry Says A Legacy is Better Built than Inherited
    26:45
  2. 2.
    ChowNow’s Software Empowers Restaurants To Digitize Their Businesses
    28:03
  3. 3.
    Immigrant Grit And Parents’ Experience Inspired Co-founders To Create Service Titan
    25:57
  4. 4.
    Visionary Keith Richman Of Boosted Commerce On Acquiring Ecommerce Companies
    28:45
  5. 5.
    Co-Founder Of Brex, FinTech Unicorn, On Second-Time Founder Status, Hypergrowth And Leaving SF for L.A.
    36:58
  6. 6.
    Pacaso Aims To Make Second Home Ownership Possible For Millions
    26:46
  7. 7.
    Health-Ade Kombucha Was Born Of A Surprise Pivot
    26:39
  8. 8.
    How The E-Commerce Sneaker Company GOAT Achieved GOAT Status
    28:27
  1. 9.
    dot.LA Celebrates First Anniversary Covering Los Angeles Tech And Start-Up Scene
    16:59
  2. 10.
    Mattel CEO On Leveraging the Power of Brands -- Barbie and More
    25:17
  3. 11.
    For Beauty Counter Founder, Gregg Renfrew, It’s Not Just Makeup, It’s A Movement
    30:16
  4. 12.
    Cameo’s Custom-Crafted Celebrity Videos Is The New Autograph
    24:13
  5. 13.
    Bill Gurley Drops Knowledge: Startups, Venture Capital And Scaling
    50:15
  6. 14.
    The Chainsmokers Grow Into Venture Capitalists
    33:53
  7. 15.
    Lessons Learned During Zulily’s Rocketship Rise
    29:46
  8. 16.
    Turnaround Expert, Brad Stewart, On The Next Steps At Fair
    23:57
  9. 17.
    How Outer Aims to Disrupt the Outdoor Furniture Industry
    27:45
  10. 18.
    Online Retailer, Behold, Uses AI To Craft Bespoke Outfits
    24:15
  11. 19.
    All Voices Allows Employees To Share Feedback Anonymously
    16:48
  12. 20.
    GoodRx Makes Unpredictable Prescription Drug Prices More Affordable
    31:32
  13. 21.
    Age Of Learning Supplements Kids’ Remote Education
    18:18
  14. 22.
    Why Buy Costly Outdoor Gear When Arrive Outdoors Lets You Rent It?
    25:34
  15. 23.
    How Is It That Tech Markets Are Booming While the Economy Reels?
    32:37
  16. 24.
    The Messy Business Of Disrupting A Legacy Business
    29:27
  17. 25.
    Can L.A. Tech Learn Inclusion Lessons From The Entertainment Industry?
    34:06
  18. 26.
    Enormous Rockets Made By Printers
    28:26
  19. 27.
    Why L.A. Is Now A Tech Capital – A Conversation With Brian Lee
    31:16
  20. 28.
    The Pain And Promise of Crisis
    24:31
  21. 29.
    Rear Admiral Michael Wettlaufer
    30:22
  22. 30.
    Nick Huzar: Co-founder and CEO of OfferUp
    25:08
  23. 31.
    Russell Wilson: Quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks and Entrepreneur
    35:34
  24. 32.
    Van Jones, CNN host and nonprofit founder
    35:41
  25. 33.
    Stewart Butterfield, Co-founder and CEO of Slack
    31:55
  26. 34.
    From the Vault: John MacFarlane, Founder and Former CEO, Sonos
    28:09
  27. 35.
    Adena Friedman, President and CEO of Nasdaq
    23:14
  28. 36.
    Emily Chang: Author, “Brotopia” & Host/Executive Producer, Bloomberg Technology
    31:11
  29. 37.
    From The Vault: Brad Tilden, CEO of Alaska Airlines
    30:54
  30. 38.
    Stuart Miller, Executive Chairman, Lennar Corporation
    22:54
  31. 39.
    From the Vault: Robert Carlock: Emmy Winner & Co-Creator of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    30:02
  32. 40.
    Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber
    34:25
  33. 41.
    From the Vault: Eric Holder: Former U.S. Attorney General
    27:46
  34. 42.
    Cindy Whitehead, CEO and founder, The Pink Ceiling
    27:15
  35. 43.
    Arianna Huffington: Founder, Thrive Global & Co-Founder, The Huffington Post
    26:43
  36. 44.
    Sukhinder Singh Cassidy: Founder & Chairman of theBoardlist
    23:13
  37. 45.
    Satya Nadella: CEO of Microsoft
    31:05
  38. 46.
    Eric Holder: Former U.S. Attorney General
    27:52
  39. 47.
    Bill Gurley: Venture Capitalist and General Partner at Benchmark
    27:26
  40. 48.
    Joel Spolsky: CEO of Stack Overflow
    30:57
  41. 49.
    John MacFarlane: Co-founder of Sonos
    28:33
  42. 50.
    Robert Carlock: Emmy Winner & Co-Creator of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    30:31

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