Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People
Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People features interviews with thought leaders, legends, and iconoclasts such as Jane Goodall, Stephen Wolfram, Margaret Atwood, Woz, Martha Stewart, and Leon Panetta. Every episode will make you a little more remarkable.

Kara Goldin: Founder and CEO of Hint, Author of Undaunted
Oct 21 • 55 min
This episode’s guest is Kara Goldin. She is the founder, CEO, and chief taster of Hint, the lifestyle company that sells bottled water and hand sanitizers Prior to Hint, she has worked for are AOL, CNN, and Time. And, well, technically, the TeePee…
Robert Rosenberg: Former CEO of Dunkin Donuts and Author of Around the Corner to Around the World
Oct 14 • 54 min
Today’s guest on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People is the former CEO of Dunkin Donuts, Robert Rosenberg. Shortly after his graduation from the Harvard MBA program in 1963, he took over a family business named Universal Food Systems. He was 25 at the time.…
Sal Khan: Innovative Educator and Founder of Khan Academy
Oct 7 • 58 min
While working at a successful hedge fund Sal Khan began tutoring his cousin when he learned she was struggling with math. After realizing that the social aspect of learning can add pressure, he started creating video lessons. His cousins loved learning by…
Tim Ferriss: Best-Selling Author of The Four Hour Work Week, Best of iTunes Podcaster, and Tech Investor
Sep 30 • 56 min
Tim Ferriss discusses being an online influencer, a multiple best-selling author of The Four Hour Work Week and four other books, depression, and why physical exercise is so important to him. People sometimes refer to him as the Oprah of Audio because his…
Randy Nonnenberg: Founder of Bring a Trailer. Cars and pursuing your passion.
Sep 23 • 52 min
This week’s guest on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast is Randy Nonnenberg. He is responsible for thousands of hours of lost productivity because he is a cofounder of Bring a Trailer. This is a website for buying and selling collectible cars. He’s…
Dionne Searcey: New York Times Reporter and Author. Investigative reporting and journalism.
Sep 16 • 59 min
This episode’s guest on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People Podcast is a remarkable international journalist named Dionne Searcey. She won a Pulitzer Prize with The New York Times in 2020 for International Reporting: Russian Assassins and her contribution…
Julie Lythcott Haims: Author, Activist, and Educator. Parenting, education, and Black activism.
Sep 9 • 76 min
Julie Lythcott-Haims speaks and writes on the phenomenon of helicopter parenting and the dangers of a check-listed childhood — the subject of her book, “How to Raise an Adult.” Her viral TED talk on the same topic teaches parents not to overparent. Julie…
Lisa Leopold: Professor. Education, apologizing, and storytelling.
Sep 2 • 44 min
Lisa Leopold is an associate professor and program coordinator for The Middlebury Institute’s English for Academic and Professional Purposes Program. She brings over a decade of experience teaching survival and academic English to adult immigrants,…
Scott Galloway: Professor,Author, and Entrepreneur. Tough love, truth, and marketing.
Aug 26 • 59 min
This week on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast, he interviews author and Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business, Scott Galloway. His book is called The Algebra of Happiness. Guy says he’s the most outspoken guest he’s had yet!…
Kathryn Finney: Author, Entrepreneur, and Startup Whisperer. Issues facing Black and Latinx women.
Aug 19 • 57 min
Kathryn Finney is an author, researcher, investor, entrepreneur, innovator and businesswoman. She is the founder and CEO of digitalundivided, a social enterprise that leads high potential Black and Latinx women founders through the startup pipeline from…
Guy Kawasaki: How to Product Launch Like a Boss.
Aug 12 • 12 min
Usually Guy Kawasaki’s podcast features interviews with remarkable people, such as Jane Goodall, Steve Wozniak, Arianna Huffington, Margaret Atwood, Martha Stewart, Sir Ken Robinson, Roy Yamaguchi, Kristi Yamaguchi, Stephen Wolfram, Gary Vaynerchuk, or…
Melanie Perkins: CEO of Canva. Entrepreneurship, innovation, and branding.
Aug 5 • 48 min
This week’s remarkable person is Melanie Perkins, CEO of Canva. Melanie co-founded the start-up from her mother’s living room. Canva, an online design software company, is based in Australia, thousands of miles from tech’s Silicon Valley power corridor.…
How to be a Remarkable Innovator
Jul 29 • 11 min
Don’t miss this Remarkable People podcast where you hear straight from Guy Kawasaki! He’s going to share how to be a remarkable innovator - one of his most popular speeches. Who Is Guy? Guy Kawasaki was the chief evangelist of Apple and currently the…
Karen Mullarkey: Legendary Photo Editor
Jul 22 • 87 min
This week’s remarkable guest is Karen Mullarkey. She’s worked at esteemed publications like Life, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Newsweek. She’s guided some of the world’s most famous like Annie Liebovitz, Richard Avedon, Robert Maplethorpe and more. She won…
Nancy Gianni: Founder and Chief Belief Officer of GiGi’s Playhouse, Author of #GenerationG, and CNN Hero
Jul 15 • 54 min
This week’s remarkable person is Nancy Gianni, Founder and Chief Belief Officer of GiGi’s Playhouse, Author of GenerationG, and CNN Hero. After her daughter GiGi was born with Down’s Syndrome, Nancy started GiGi’s Playhouse to change the way the world…
Jamia Wilson: Author, Activist and Feminist
Jul 8 • 70 min
This week’s guest on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People is Jamia Wilson. Jamia wears many hats—and all of them well. She is a feminist, activist, writer, and speaker. She is also the director of the Feminist Press at the City University of New York. Jamia…
Dr. Jerome Kim: Director General of International Vaccine Institute (IVI)
Jul 1 • 72 min
This week’s remarkable person is Dr. Jerome Kim, Director General of the International Vaccine Institute in Seoul, Korea. Formerly, Dr. Kim was Principal Deputy and Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Pathogenesis at the U.S. Military HIV…
David Ige: Governor of Hawaii
Jun 24 • 40 min
Governor David Y. Ige was sworn in as the eighth governor of the State of Hawai‘i on December 1, 2014. Governor Ige is focused on improving the lives of HawaiĘ»i’s people and making the islands a place future generations choose to call home. He is…
iJustine: Digital Influencer, YouTuber, Tech Reviewer, and Gamer
Jun 17 • 45 min
iJustine is became one of the Internet’s first-and most popular-“lifecasters,” inviting people around the world to watch her every move, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Within ten days of release, her “300-page iPhone bill” had garnered more…
Sam Wineburg: History professor, author, truth-seeker, and Wikipedia fan
Jun 10 • 55 min
Sam Wineburg teaches us how you can tell what’s credible from what’s not on the internet. Wineburg directs Stanford’s PhD program in History Education, the only program of its kind in North America, His interdisciplinary…
Martha Nino: Fighting for the American Dream - One first generation families success story
Jun 3 • 57 min
Meet Martha Nino. She was born in a grass shack, her parents picked cotton, they had very little education and her only role models were laborers. She was also not legal in this country for fifteen years. Today she is a Senior Marketing Manager at Adobe,…
David Aaker: “Father of Modern Branding” and AMA Marketing Hall of Fame® Inductee
May 27 • 50 min
This week on Remarkable People, Guy Kawasaki interviews David Aaker, hailed the “Father of Modern Branding,” serves as Vice-Chair at Prophet, a global marketing and branding consultancy. He’s a recognized authority on branding, has developed several…
Kristi Yamaguchi: Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Figure Skater, Author, and Philanthropist.
May 20 • 44 min
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to train for the Olympics? You’ll get to find out with this episode’s interview of Remarkable People with Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi. In 2005, she was inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame. Kristi’s story…
Learn from UCSC Coronavirus Team on Remarkable People
May 13 • 58 min
Learn from the UCSC Coronavirus Team this week on Remarkable People. The UCSC Genomics Institute has been working around the clock to combat the coronavirus. Guy Kawasaki led a discussion on the pioneering research and results. Learn about how UCSC is…
Roy Yamaguchi: James-Beard award winner, flyin’ Hawaiian, and culinary comic
May 6 • 51 min
This episode’s guest on Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast is Roy Yamaguchi, the founder of Roy’s Restaurants, Tavern by Roy Yamaguchi, and Eating House 1849. Roy was born and raised in Japan but now lives in Hawaii. He is a graduate of the Culinary…
Esther Wojcicki: Godmother of Silicon Valley, legendary teacher, and mother of a super-family
Apr 29 • 53 min
Esther Wojcicki — “Woj” to her many friends and admirers — is famous for three things: Teaching a high school class that has changed the lives of thousands of students Raising three daughters who have each become famously successful as, the CEO of…
The Art of Perseverance
Apr 23 • 8 min
This bonus episode of Remarkable People features practical and tactical for entrepreneurs and small businesses to persevere during the pandemic. There isn’t any pixie dust or singing kumbaya while holding hands. We’re talking do-or die-decisions. Buckle…
Andrew Zimmern: Award-Winning Chef, World Traveler, and TV Host
Apr 22 • 69 min
This week on Remarkable People, Guy interviews James Beard winning Chef Andrew Zimmern. You may know Andrew from one of his many TV shows, Bizarre Foods, The Zimmern List, or his latest, What’s Eating America. You’ll love this lively conversation about…
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston - Japanese American Internment Camp Survivor, and Memoirist
Apr 15 • 38 min
A conversation about racism in America with author Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston who was forced to live in a Japanese concentration camp in California during World War II.
Steven Pinker: Cognitive Psychologist, Linguist, and Author
Apr 8 • 27 min
This week on Remarkable People, Guy will blow your mind interviewing Harvard Professor Steven Pinker. Steven Pinker is a professor of cognitive science (the study of the human mind) who writes about language, mind and human nature.
Gary Vaynerchuk: Investor, Serial Entrepreneur, and Author
Apr 1 • 43 min
Investor, serial entrepreneur, and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk is this week’s guest on Remarkable People. Gary Vee is an entrepreneur, social media influencer, speaker, author, and investor. He started in his father’s liquor-store business, but…
Chris Bertish: Big-wave surfer, trans-Atlantic paddle boarder, speaker, and author
Mar 25 • 65 min
This week’s guest is Chris Bertish: big-wave surfer, trans-Atlantic paddle boarder, speaker, and author. Among his many accomplishments, he won the 2010 Mavericks Big Wave Invitational surfing contest. He almost died that day, but he didn’t let that minor…
Shane Claiborne - Social Activist, Author, and Speaker
Mar 18 • 45 min
What can you do to make the world a better place? Listen to Guy Kawasaki interview social activist Shane Claiborne and be inspired by his ideas on hope, where the change we need is going to come from and much more. Another compelling episode of the…
Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Expert, Author, and Viral Ted Speaker
Mar 11 • 90 min
On this episode of Remarkable People, Guy Kawasaki interviews Sir Ken Robinson whose viral TED talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity, has been watched over 65 million times. An expert in creativity and innovation, Robinson shares why he thinks school is…
Guy Kawasaki: How to Be a Remarkable Speaker
Mar 4 • 13 min
In this week’s Remarkable People podcast, Guy Kawasaki will share his best tips for being a remarkable speaker from decades of experience to fast-track your speaking. You’ll be getting standing ovations in no time.
Leon Panetta: Presidential Chief of Staff, CIA Director, and Secretary of Defense
Feb 26 • 50 min
This week’s Remarkable Person is Leon Panetta. Leon had humble beginnings, his parents were Italian immigrants who owned a walnut farm in the Carmel Valley of California. He’s had an impressive career as an attorney, White House Chief of Staff for Bill…
Julie Packard: Ocean Lover, Philanthropist, and Conservationist
Feb 19 • 56 min
Julie Packard is the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and an international leader in the field of ocean conservation. She is also a leading voice for science-based policy reform in support of a healthy ocean. Can you guess what sea animal…
Shaun Tomson: Surfer, Code Maker, and Flow Evangelist
Feb 12 • 47 min
Meet Shaun Tomson, one of the greatest surfers of all time. Surfing is a great metaphor for life. Fall off the board and afraid to get back on? Soak in Shaun’s Code designed to spread positive energy and encourage self-confidence in this week’s episode of…
Steve Wozniak: Pirate, Co-founder of Apple, and Hardware Wizard
Feb 5 • 51 min
Meet Steve Wozniak - better known simply as Woz. He’s the co-founder of Apple, a pirate, computer geek, hardware wizard, and cultural icon. If you’re reading this on an Apple product, you have Woz to thank. Learn more about Woz on this interesting episode…
Andrew Yang: Crazy Smart Asian and 2020 Presidential Hopeful
Jan 29 • 31 min
Meet Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate. He’s not a politician, he’s a parent, patriot, and entrepreneur. He’s known as “the internet’s favorite candidate” with super fans calling themselves The Yang Gang. Could Andrew Yang be the future…
Arianna Huffington: Thriving, Redefining Success, and Creating a Life of Well-Being
Jan 22 • 15 min
Are you interested in thriving, not merely surviving? This episode’s remarkable person is Arianna Huffington. She is the queen of thriving—that elusive and seemingly oxymoronic combination of health, wealth, and happiness.
Dr. Robert Cialdini: The Godfather of Influence
Jan 15 • 42 min
Bob Cialdini is a professor emeritus at Arizona State University. He influences almost every marketing, evangelism, and sales decision that Guy Kawasaki makes. His book, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, is the guiding light for how Guy conducts…
Martha Stewart: Crafter, Baker, and Empire-Maker
Jan 8 • 6 min
Martha Stewart created a personal brand long before anyone with a phone and Instagram account could do it. Everyone who uses social media for branding and promotion can learn from her. Martha is a household name and the original “influencer.”
Wee Man: Pro Skater, Actor, and Comedian
Jan 1 • 35 min
Jason Acuna, better known by his stage name, Wee Man, is a skateboarder, actor, tv personality, and stuntman. As you’ll learn, he’s far deeper than a funny guy in movies.
Margaret Atwood: Mirth and Writing Magic with Canada’s Favorite Author
Dec 25, 2019 • 33 min
Have you ever wondered how Margaret Atwood writes books? In this episode of Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast she explains her tactics and techniques.
Stephen Wolfram: Physicist and Youngest MacArthur Award Winner
Dec 18, 2019 • 68 min
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to get a PhD in Physics at twenty and win a MacArthur Award at 21? You’ll get to find out with this episode’s interview of Remarkable People with Stephen Wolfram. Saying he is a “physicist” is like saying Labron James…
Phil Zimbardo: Social Psychologist and Professor
Dec 11, 2019 • 31 min
Dr. Phil Zimbardo, the psychologist behind The Stanford Prison Experiment, looks back at how the experiment was planned, what Dr. Zimbardo’s role was and what he would do differently in this episode of Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast.
Jane Goodall: Biologist, Teacher, and Inspiration
Dec 4, 2019 • 29 min
Jane Goodall shares remarkable lessons from her life abroad and talks about current issues such as climate change and her hope for the future in this episode of Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People podcast.
Oct 10, 2019 • 1 min
Introducing Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People. Launching December 4th.