C-suite careers advice: Peter Pezaris, CodeStream
The worst piece of business advice that I ever received is that a “great idea” is all you need to be successful as an entrepreneur.
Peter Pezaris is Founder & CEO of CodeStream, a service that helps development teams discuss, review, and understand code. Prior to CodeStream, Pezaris was Founder & CEO of Glip, a team collaboration platform acquired by RingCentral in 2015, and Multiply.com, a social commerce platform acquired by Naspers in 2010. He also founded Commissioner.com, one of the first online fantasy sports platforms, which was acquired by CBS in 1999.
A great idea gets you 5% of the way. The other 95% is execution, manifested by wanting it more and working harder than your competitors. And to get to a c-level position, focus on the following;
- Hard work,
- Ability to keep learning every day
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