OFF RCRD with Cory Levy

OFF RCRD with Cory Levy

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Uncovering the hidden, behind the scenes thoughts and actions of successful people.


35 - TILMAN FERTITTA - Owner of the Houston Rockets and CEO of Landry’s
Sep 23 • 13 min
This week, Cory speaks to self-made billionaire, owner of the Houston Rockets and chairman of a hospitality and entertainment empire encompassing over 600 restaurants, various casinos and even amusement parks. Some of his famous restaurants you may of…
34 | MARC RANDOLPH - Co-Founder of Netflix
Sep 18 • 45 min
Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor, and investor. As co-founder and founding CEO of Netflix, he laid much of the groundwork for a service that’s grown to 150 million subscribers, and fundamentally altered how the world…
33 | ADAM GRANT (Wharton professor & New York Times bestselling author) - Science of becoming well-known, Challenging the status quo, & more.
Sep 17 • 42 min
This week, Cory speaks to renowned psychologist and bestselling author Adam Grant. Adam is Wharton’s top-rated professor and one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and a member of Fortune’s 40 under 40. He’s also the author of three…
32 | MARISSA MAYER: Internapalooza keynote (former CEO of Yahoo and #20 employee at Google)
Sep 17 • 8 min
In this episode we hear from technology executive and entrepreneur Marissa Mayer, who is known for formerly serving as the President and CEO of Fortune 500 giant Yahoo and being the 20th employee of Google. She is currently the co-founder of Lumi Labs, an…
31 | DANIEL GROSS: Investing in Coinbase, Cruise, & Github, Daniel’s new project, and Y Combinator
Sep 17 • 27 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and angel investor Daniel Gross. Daniel is the founder of Pioneer (an experimental fund that breaks down barriers to find the next great humans through tournaments and mentorship) and runs YC AI. Prior to this, he…
30 | ELAD GIL - Serial Entrepreneur and Investor in Airbnb, Coinbase, Stripe, Pinterest, Square, and more.
Sep 17 • 35 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, technology executive and angel investor Elad Gil. Elad has assisted in the growth of tech companies like Airbnb, Twitter, Google, Instacart, Coinbase, Stripe, and Square as they’ve developed from small companies…
29 | ALEX BANAYAN - Author of the #1 international bestseller THE THIRD DOOR
Sep 17 • 30 min
This week, Cory speaks to author and keynote speaker Alex Banayan. Banayan is the author of the highly anticipated book release of “The Third Door,” which covers a decade-long journey tracking down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Steven Spielberg and dozens of the…
28 | JD Ross - Co-Founder of $3b+ OpenDoor
Sep 17 • 27 min
This week, Cory Levy speaks to entrepreneur JD Ross, co-founder of OpenDoor, a company that makes it possible to sell a home in minutes. Opendoor has raised a total of $320 million in venture funding and has surpassed a multi-billion dollar annual revenue…
27 | SCOTT BELSKY - Founder of Behance and Chief Product Officer at Adobe
Sep 17 • 26 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, author and early-stage investor Scott Belsky, who is well known for co-creating the online portfolio platform Behance, which later sold to Adobe in 2012 and wrote top-selling books ‘Making Ideas Happen’ and…
26 | DEAR OLD PEOPLE by Cory Levy (recorded in 2018)
Sep 17 • 19 min
Dear Old People, Meet Today’s Teenager “THEY (TEENS) WILL CREATE MASSIVE CHANGES IN THE WORLD OVER THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS, AND FOR US TO BE ABLE TO TEACH AND INFLUENCE THEM AS THEY BEGIN TO MAKE THOSE CHANGES, WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THEM.” Today’s teenagers…
25 | KATHRYN MINSHEW - CEO of The Muse
Sep 17 • 25 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and author Kathryn Minshew, the founder and CEO of The Muse. The Muse is the fastest growing career discovery platform for 50+ million professionals a year and helps over 700 companies looking to hire talent and…
24 | 3 Teens on Mental Health
Sep 17 • 37 min
This week, Cory Levy speaks to three guests from different backgrounds in life who have each experienced depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. They are also willing to talk about it and to share how they’ve overcome their lowest points…
23 | ADAM BRAUN - COO of WeGrow by WeWork. 2X Founder (Pencils of Promise, MissionU)
Sep 17 • 21 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, bestselling author, and philanthropist Adam Braun, who is best known for being the Founder of Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization that builds schools and increases access to education for children in the…
22 | CATHERINE HOKE - Prison Entrepreneurship Program
Sep 17 • 41 min
This week, Cory speaks to Catherine Hoke, the founder of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) and Founder and CEO of Defy Ventures. Defy is a national organization that transforms the lives of business leaders and people with criminal histories…
21 | RYAN HOLIDAY - Best Selling Author and former Director of Marketing at American Apparel
Sep 17 • 28 min
This week, Cory speaks to author, marketer and entrepreneur Ryan Holiday, who is well known for being a controversial media strategist, particularly when he was the Director of Marketing at American Apparel and founder of creative consulting firm Brass…
20 | BILLY GALLAGHER - How To Turn Down a Billion Dollars: The Snapchat Story
Sep 17 • 19 min
This week, Cory speaks to journalist, author and startup analyst Billy Gallagher, who is well known for covering early-stage startups at TechCrunch and being an analyst at Khosla Ventures. Billy attended Stanford and was in the same fraternity as Snapchat…
19 | GARY VAYNERCHUK - CEO of VaynerMedia
Sep 17 • 13 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, investor, author, speaker, influencer and future owner of the New York Jets Gary Vaynerchuk, who is well known for being the CEO and founder of digital agency giant VaynerMedia, athlete representation agency…
18 | PHIL STUTZ - Hollywood Psychiatrist and Best Selling Author
Sep 17 • 35 min
This week, Cory speaks to the Hollywood psychiatrist and author Phil Stutz, who is well known for his client list boasting top writers, actors, producers, and CEOs. Together with Barry Michels, Phil is coauthor of Coming Alive: 4 Tools to Defeat Your…
17 | JAMES HONG - Founder of HotOrNot
Sep 17 • 23 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and investor James Hong, who is best known for having founded fun viral project turned multi-million dollar dating property HotOrNot. He’s also an active angel investor and has invested in more than 80 startups. In…
16 | NIKO BONATSOS - VC at General Catalyst & Investor in Snapchat
Sep 17 • 33 min
This week, Cory speaks to venture capitalist Niko Bonatsos, who is well known for being a managing director at General Catalyst, a multi-billion dollar venture capital firm where he was instrumental in the investment in Snapchat. In this weeks episode,…
15 | JUSTIN KAN - Co-Founder of Twitch
Sep 17 • 27 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and investor Justin Kan, who is well known for being the founder of Justin.TV turned Twitch.TV, a live streaming powerhouse that was bought by Amazon for close to a billion dollars. He is also a partner for…
14 | JOSH ELMAN - VP of Product at Robinhood and Investor
Sep 17 • 23 min
This week, Cory speaks to product veteran and venture capitalist Josh Elman, who is best known for his integral roles in designing, building and scaling consumer products at Robinbood, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, & Zazzle. Josh is also a Venture Partner…
13 | ALBERT WENGER - VC at Union Square Ventures, Investor in Twitter, Tumblr, & Etsy
Sep 17 • 30 min
This week, Cory speaks to venture capitalist, angel investor, and entrepreneur Albert Wegner, who is best known for being a partner at venture capital firm Union Square Ventures. Before joining the firm, Albert founded several companies and was the…
12 | ALOE BLACC - Grammy-Nominated Musician
Sep 17 • 21 min
This week, Cory speaks to musician, businessman and philanthropist Aloe Blacc, who is best known for his hit singles, “I Need A Dollar”, “The Man” and writing and performing vocals on Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”. In this weeks episode, Aloe takes us back to his…
11 | JORDAN FELDSTEIN - Maroon 5 Manager
Sep 17 • 23 min
RIP Jordan Feldstein. Thoughts & prayers go out to his family. He was an inspiring leader in the music industry who will be very missed It’s with a heavy heart but much gratitude that I was able to interview Jordan a few weeks before he passed. —— This…
10 | NAVAL RAVIKANT - Founder of AngelList and Angel Investor in Uber & Twitter
Sep 17 • 39 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and investor Naval Ravikant, who is best known for having founded Angel List, a platform where you can find a great startup job, invest in a startup, or raise money. He’s also an active angel investor and has…
9 | MIKE POSNER - Grammy-Nominated singer & songwriter
Sep 17 • 37 min
This week, Cory speaks to singer-songwriter and record producer Mike Posner, who is best known for having multiple Billboard Top 100 hits while also writing chart-topping songs for other artists such as Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and more.…
8 | MATT MULLENWEG - Founder of Wordpress.com
Sep 17 • 38 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, founder and CEO Matt Mullenweg, who is best known for have founded Automattic, which is behind brands WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote and more; reaching more than a billion people a month. In this…
7 | PAUL ROSENBERG - CEO of Def Jam, Co-Founder of Shady Records, and Eminem’s manager
Sep 17 • 22 min
This week, Cory talks to music management veteran Paul Rosenberg, who famously became Eminem’s manager and recently the CEO of record label giant Def Jam. Paul describes his humble beginnings as a pre-med student and how he experienced a 180 turn into a…
6 | SEAN RAD - Co-Founder of Tinder
Sep 17 • 31 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, founder and CEO Sean Rad, who is best known for creating the revolutionary dating app Tinder, which has made more than 20 billion connections, garnered more than 50 million active users across 195 countries and was…
5 | ARIA FINGER - CEO of DoSomething.org (5 million+ members)
Sep 17 • 30 min
This week, Cory speaks to business woman and social leader Aria Finger, who is best known for her role as the CEO of DoSomething.org, which is one of the world largest organizations for young people and social change, boasting over 5 million members in…
4 | Jake Paul - Social Media Superstar
Sep 17 • 31 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur, actor, investor and social media creative and mogul Jake Paul, who’s well-known for founding modern-day media conglomerate TeamDom, the talent incubator Team 10, starring in Disney’s Bizaardvark, partner and…
3 | KEVIN HARTZ - Co-Founder of TWO $1B+ startups - Eventbrite and Xoom
Sep 17 • 29 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneur and investor Kevin Hartz, who’s well-known for co-founding the leading global self-ticketing platform Eventbrite. In this weeks episode, Kevin talks about how he got started as a 26-year-old founder, gives advice on…
2 | KEITH RABOIS - Former Square COO, Co-Founder of $1B+ startup OpenDoor, and VC at Founders Fund
Sep 17 • 31 min
This week, Cory speaks to entrepreneurial executive and investor Keith Rabois, who is best known for his early-stage startup investments in YouTube, Airbnb, Palantir and also his operative roles in building PayPal, LinkedIn, Slide and Square. He is also…
1 | ASHTON KUTCHER - Teenage Years, Future of Jobs, and Silicon Valley
Sep 17 • 30 min
This week, Cory speaks to venture capitalist, actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ashton Kutcher, who has famously transitioned from a successful A-list actor to starting venture capital firms A-grade Investments and Sound Ventures with a portfolio…