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Notion's EMEA GM on how to Grow a Series B Startup Internationally

February 10, 2021 Stun and Awe Episode 17
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Notion's EMEA GM on how to Grow a Series B Startup Internationally
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Show Notes

Notion is shaping the work-from-home revolution, by offering an application that simplifies and declutters your digital home office. Think of it as an all-in-one workspace for notes, docs, wikis, projects, and collaboration. 

The company is on the fast-track to becoming the new normal and its recent presence expansion in EMEA and APAC is a testament to this. 

Here to discuss the company’s growth and how he is pioneering its development in the region is General Manager EMEA Robbie O’Connor, whose career spans across the globe’s most prominent tech companies: Microsoft, Google, Dropbox, and Asana.

In this episode we discuss how to take a Series B company and expand it across international boundaries, the elements a startup needs to go global, how Notion drives growth, Robbie’s personal favourite frameworks and the secret ingredients to building high-performing teams. 

What you’ll learn

  • Robbie’s background and experience 
  • His experience in rapid growth of tech companies, what other companies can do to follow suit.
  • How to prepare your startup for international growth
  • How to define your vision and clear objectives
  • His perspective of the EMEA market.
  • How to stay relevant and competitive 
  • How to overcome growth challenges in your career

Getting your company from zero to hero has never had a clearer path thanks to Robbie O’Connor’s insights, tips, tricks, trials and tribulations. 

The most impactful tools for learning come from other people’s experience. If ever there was a time to unpack an industry leader’s career, this podcast is your blueprint. 

A very interesting and insightful interview, thank you Robbie O’Connor! Happy listening!

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