Rad Dad

Rad Dad

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Rad Dad is a podcast where intelligent dads share stories about startups, business and parenting.
Adam Lisagor - The Face of the Silicon Valley (Sandwich Video)
Sep 12 • 64 min
One day a film student from NYU changed advertising forever. In a few short months Adam became the man who did it all - he was producing, casting, directing and starring in for the ads of the most recognizable names in tech. Square, Airbnb, Airtable,…
David Heinemeier Hansson (Founder of Ruby on Rails and Basecamp)
Sep 6 • 82 min
David Heinemeier Hansson is the founder of Ruby on Rails and co-founder and CTO of Basecamp. He is an outspoken defender of living a fulfilling life, and a true believer that it does not have to be crazy at work. When not writing code, David enjoys…
Serial entrepreneur empowers the next generation of creators (Dan Shapiro, founder of Glowforge)
Jul 12 • 47 min
How do you enable your kids to create rather than consume? If you are a serial entrepreneur like Dan Shapiro, the answer is clear - make a device that can cut through any material with lasers, then put it in every household in America. Shapiro got…
Full-time freelancing with kids (Aubrey Johnson)
Jul 6 • 48 min
Aubrey is a full-time designer living in Charleston, South Carolina. He was named one of Business Insider’s Top 75 Designers in Technology and has worked for companies like Twilio, Authy, Science Inc., Color, Scoutzie and many others. While most people…
Family life of a Venture Capitalist (Greg Gottesman, Pioneer Square Labs)
Jul 2 • 52 min
Family life with three kids, the rising costs of education and where AI and machine learning will take us. Venture Capitalist Greg Gottesman shares business stories, as well as tips on parenting and education. It’s a blast!
John Cook - GeekWire co-founder shares the joys and challenges of running a business and being an involved dad
Jun 10 • 53 min
Eight years ago John co-founded GeekWire.com and had a kid at the same time - Although life hasn’t always been easy, the only thing he regrets is not doing both ealier in his life. Follow along and learn a bit about both entrepreneurship and parenting.
Zack Onisko, CEO of Dribbble, talks about the benefit for distributed teams on parenting and quality of life.
Jun 1 • 49 min
A Bay Area native, Zack is a successful entrepreneur, wizard of all things growth, and currently the CEO of a company called Dribbble. While some of his peers are busy cranking 14-hour days in the city, Zack is working with a fully distributed team, which…
Sean Grover - When Kids Call The Shots
May 18 • 50 min
Sean Grover is a psychotherapist from New York City, dad of two children, and an author of the book When Kids Call The Shots. For 25 years Sean has been teaching parents how to embrace their challenges and to create a happy functioning family. If you…
Geoff Ralston - Y Combinator - The Future of Education
Apr 29 • 62 min
Geoff Ralston is a successful investor and entrepreneur, living in the heart of Silicon Valley. He founded Yahoo Mail, invested in hundreds of companies, and has seen dozens of successful exists. On this episode Kirill Zubovsky and Geoff Ralston discuss…
Aviel Ginsburg - Startup founder and a VC on challenges of parenting a newborn baby
Apr 22 • 45 min
One wild weekend Aviel and friends churned through idea after idea until one of them stuck. Some years later, Simply Measured was acquired, just as Aviel was having a newborn baby. Hear his startup story and what it is like to be a new dad in a…
Startup founder talks raising a multicultural family in the age of Trump - Giri Sreenivas
Apr 4 • 62 min
Son of an Indian immigrant family, Giri is a Stanford graduate and a co-founder of Privacy Labs, a local Bellevue Washington startup. We talk about raising two kids in the new world filled with devices, what his company is all about, why privacy is going…
The humble life of a San Francisco VC (Parker Thompson)
Feb 20 • 68 min
Parker Thompson is a Silicon Valley founder turned VC, known to many in startup circles for his anonymous personality of Startup L. Jackson. Hear Parker’s story and advice on raising three kids in a fast-paced world of tech entrepreneurship, and how to…
🤘 Caspar Babypants - Raising kids and finding yourself at the same time.
Feb 3 • 50 min
Caspar Babypants is an adored Seattle-based musician and a songwriter. Previously known as the lead singer of The Presidents of the…
Eric Koester. Professor at Georgetown. Startup founder. Lawyer.
Jan 29 • 70 min
What does a pie-eating contest have in common with parenting and creativity? Turns out, way more than you think. Listen to this lawyer-turned-entrepreneur talk about a radically new teaching philosophy you can apply to your kids today.
Life and adventure with a newborn (Mike Folden, Videographer & Creative)
Jan 15 • 39 min
When Mike’s baby was born, they bought a camper van and headed to the wild. If you think that baby life means sitting at home, Mike is living evidence otherwise. Hear his story and get inspired.
Divorce, startups, and children. Dad’s journey. (Matt Wallington)
Jan 3 • 43 min
In this episode we talk to my friend Matt Wallington about his experiences of raising kids while at startups, then at Amazon, and how those impacted him, his kids and his marriage. We also talk about getting through a divorce, what to expect, and how to…
Oleksiy Kovyrin - Do dads get post-pardum depression?
Dec 17, 2017 • 36 min
When Oleksiy’s daughter was first born, he didn’t feel the love for his child. Quite the opposite, he felt that his daughter was a new source of problems. Full of this difficult thoughts and busy at work, he was unable to share them with anyone, even his…
Should you follow your passion in life? (Michael Parenteau)
Dec 1, 2017 • 65 min
Creativity can lead to some pretty unexpected places. Throughout his life, Michael learned to achieve the impossible and now he is teaching his daughter how to do the same.
Galen Ward - Founder of Estately.com
Dec 1, 2017 • 54 min
Galen Ward is a CEO of a tech company and a father of two awesome girls. Listen and learn how to share the labor of parenting with your partner and how to set your kids up for success from the young age.
Matt Shobe. Co-founder Feedburner (sold to Google) and Mty.AI
Dec 1, 2017 • 55 min
Matt Shobe is a father of 3 boys, a serial entrepreneur, a private pilot and a rad dad, who came to the Rad Dad podcast to talk about startups and what it takes to have a happy family while you are busy building a rocket ship.
Welcome to the Rad Dad show
Nov 30, 2017 • 1 min
Rad Dad is an interview series with dads about parenting, life as a dad, joys, challenges, marriage and divorce, career and leisure, and everything in between. Hosted by Kirill Zubovsky.