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Guy Podjarny, Founder Snyk – Pursuing through a catastrophic failure

"Teaching is a means of learning" - Guy Podjarny

Security teams sometimes need to tackle big transformations as they keep up with today’s threat landscape. This two-time Founder set out to make that transformation less intimidating. In this episode, our co-hosts Todd Gallina and Sandy Salty interview Guy Podjarny, the Founder and President of Snyk. The three of them discuss how Guy was able to overcome a catastrophic failure, the importance of winning over a user, and rethinking the way security teams defeat threats.

The conversation in this episode covers:

• The importance of Snyk’s dev-first posture

• Depth versus breadth in the world of cybersecurity

• Guy’s perspective on a company’s fundraising story

• The nuances of a product lead growth company

• The evolution of decision making within an IT organization

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This is The Founder Formula: Every passing moment, a tech startup disrupts life as it was. In humanity’s pursuit of faster, better, and higher capacity, fresh companies are tackling old problems and modern complexities, all while pushing the bounds of the future. The Founder Formula brings you in—behind the curtains and inside the minds of executives at Start-ups that have traditionally only been found in Silicon Valley—and the Venture Capital Firms that fund them.

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