Not So Lazy & Entitled After All
I will keep a running list of all the interviews in this post.
Millennial #1 Anirudh Narayan
He talks about everything from his career trajectory and trends he is excited about to the apps he uses the most and his thoughts on student debt crisis, LA tech scene and the SF lifestyle.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Anirudh Narayan
This is the first installment of my new interview series on lazy and entitled millennials. I feature people I find…
Millennial #2 Conor Witt
This interview covers everything from consulting and similarities between tech and finance twitter to personal finance, tokenization of securities and the fintech landscape.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Conor Witt
This is the second installment of Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennial Interview Series.
Millennial #2 Justin Gage
He shares his thoughts on starting a career in venture capital, value (or lack of value) of mentorship, what Coinbase gets wrong, broken hiring process for data science roles, and much more. He also shares his thoughts on the role of randomness in everything, how he engages in political discourse, how he thinks about the the recent Facebook scandals and what he is excited about and what’s overlooked in tech.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Justin Gage
There are few people that I know in my age group that I can reliably go to for learning about a view that I hadn’t…
Millennial #4 David Perell
He talks about Naked Brands, a phrase he has coined, how he filters what he reads, how he prepares for his podcast interviews, his thoughts on future of sports and media in America, what he disagrees the most with adults on and much more.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : David Perell
This is the fourth interview in my Not So Entitled & Lazy Interview Series.
Millennial #5 Jackie Luo
She talks about her Framework Project, what changes she would like to see in tech hiring and venture capital, and her thoughts on power dynamics in salary negotiations, growing popularity of conscious design and navigating one’s career as an engineer.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Jackie Luo
For the fifth installment of my interview series, I talked to Jackie. I got to know of her on Twitter naturally. I saw…
Millennial #6 Nina Vir
In this interview, we talk about the current obsession with Gen Z, youth culture, FOMO vs JOMO, our attention spans, how tech is transforming fashion and LA tech.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Nina Vir
For the sixth installment of my interview series, I talked to Nina. After graduating from Babson College, she has been…
Millennial #7 Aashay Sanghvi
In this wide-ranging interview, he talks about how Twitter has helped him in his career, why starting in venture capital might not be a good idea, misconception about people who go to Harvard, opportunity cost of focusing too much on crypto, his thesis around AWS of hardware, his thoughts on trends in real estate, healthcare and enterprise collaboration spaces, and more.
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennials : Aashay Sanghvi
As always, I connected with Aashay on Twitter. We met over the summer last year when I was working at Human Ventures…
Millennial #8 Nina Stepanov
Nina’s thinking is very multi-dimnesional. Most of her answers shows her ability to look past the first order effects of current narratives, structures and events in tech. If you nerd out about SaaS, this one is for you. I found her thoughts on VC platforms, exclusive female events, highlighting accomplishments of women in tech, whether VCs should be ex-operators, and “authenticity” particularly interesting
Not So Lazy & Entitled Millennial: Nina Stepanov
Nina is a hustler. Our mutual friend Justin Gage (check out my convo with him here) brought her on my radar. Naturally…
Millennial #9 Athena Kan
In this conversation, she talks about various projects she’s been involved with working with government agencies, why she started Coding It Forward, intricacies of govtech landscape, progress being made in govtech, obstacles in adoption of tech by agencies, and some interesting tech projects at local and state levels. She also shares her thoughts on how government and private sector could work together to solve massive societal problems & conduct business, level of enthusiasm amongst student entrepreneurs in govtech, what investors and tech companies could do to move govtech forward, and much more. Reflecting on her internship at Uber’s Advanced Technology Group, she also talks about what’s underrated about that group and what applications of self driving cars she is excited about.